Last updated on October 20th, 2023 at 09:37 pm
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Department of Nariño, Colombia
Nariño is a department located in the southwest of Colombia, in the Andean region, and it borders Ecuador. It is known for its rich history, geographic and cultural diversity, as well as its contribution to Colombia’s independence during colonial times.
On one hand, Pasto, the capital of the department, is situated in the Andean region and offers travelers a charming atmosphere and a gateway to the magical Laguna de la Cocha, a natural paradise nearby. On the other hand, Ipiales, a border city located just a few kilometers south of Pasto, is famous for its stunning Las Lajas Church, an architectural masterpiece built on a gorge.
If you want to experience the authentic beauty of Colombia in this southern region, where the majesty of the Andes, cultural richness, and the warmth of its people await you, in the following blog, you will find some recommended accommodation options in Nariño.
Please note that at the end of this blog, you will find a list of other lodging options in Colombia.
Note: Be aware that some hotel services are chargeable and will be easily identifiable with an asterisk (*).
Best Hotels in Pasto, Nariño
Location: Avenida de los Estudiantes Cra 33 20 27, 520002, Pasto, Colombia
Capacity: 85 rooms Room Types: Double Room (29 m²/ 312 ft²) / Superior Double Room (49 m²/ 527 ft²) / Standard Double Room (26 m²/ 279 ft²) / Suite (96 m²/ 1033 ft²) / Junior Suite (48 m²/ 516 ft²)
Highlights: Views / Terrace / Pet Friendly* / Children’s Menu* / Business Center* / Meeting Rooms* / Soundproof Rooms / Family Rooms / Elevator / Wheelchair Accessible / Airport Shuttle* / Spa and Wellness Center*
Services: WiFi / Parking / Bar / Minibar / Restaurant / Gym / Sauna* / Concierge Service / Luggage Storage / Tour Desk / 24-Hour Reception / Daily Housekeeping / Ironing Service* / Dry Cleaning* / Laundry Service* / Shuttle Service*
Hotel V1501 is located a one-hour drive from the beautiful La Cocha Lake, an authentic Colombian natural treasure. The hotel is situated on Avenida de los Estudiantes, and nearby, you can explore a highly-rated gastrobar called Cola de Gallo. If you prefer some adventure, you’ll find an indoor climbing area just an 11-minute walk away. Additionally, the Carnival Museum is in the vicinity.
The hotel’s reputation is based on its commitment to sustainability, focusing on eco-friendly practices such as recycling and efficient water and energy use. Hotel V1501, apart from its spacious rooms perfect for accommodating families, stands out especially among business travelers looking to hold events in an exceptional venue. This is due to its extensive offering of spaces for corporate events, as well as four specially designed rooms for private meetings.
The hotel’s modern facilities feature a contemporary design and include two restaurants. One offers local and international dishes, while the other specializes in snacks and a selection of pasta dishes.
Hotel Plaza Carnaval
Location: Plaza del Carnaval Calle 19 # 20 – 14, 520001, Pasto, Colombia
Capacity: 27 rooms Room
Types: Superior Double Room (24 m²/ 258 ft²) / Superior Double Room – 2 Beds (27 m²/ 290 ft²) / Superior Triple Room (27 m²/ 290 ft²)
Highlights: Terrace / Babysitting or Child Services* / Non-smoking Rooms / Family Rooms / Elevator / Airport Shuttle*
Services: WiFi / Parking / Luggage Storage / Tour Desk / 24-Hour Reception / Daily Housekeeping / Pants Press* / Laundry Service* / Shuttle Service* / Wake-up Service
Hotel Plaza Carnaval, just a 45-minute drive from Antonio Nariño Airport, offers a convenient location. In its vicinity, you’ll find a variety of restaurants and shops like La Tertulia Café, Sopitas y Algo Más, and La Casa de la Empanada.
Travelers who have stayed at this hotel before praise the exceptional hospitality of its staff. If you’re traveling with your family, you can rest easy knowing that the accommodation provides childcare services, in case any unforeseen circumstances require extra care for your little ones during your trip. Additionally, the hotel stands out for its spaces designed specifically for hosting corporate meetings and events.
Hotel Parque Reservado
Location: Palermo Pasto Nariño Carrera 36 No.18-120, 520017, Pasto, Colombia
Capacity: 11 rooms Room Types: Double Room – 1 or 2 Beds (16 m²/ 172 ft²) / Double Room (16 m²/ 172 ft²) / Classic Quadruple Room (16 m²/ 172 ft²)
Highlights: Terrace / Children’s Menu / Business Center / Meeting Rooms / Non-smoking Rooms / Family Rooms / Soundproof Rooms / Airport Shuttle* / Car Rental / Wheelchair Accessible
Services: WiFi / Parking / Luggage Storage / Tour Desk / 24-Hour Reception / Daily Housekeeping / Pants Press / Ironing Service* / Laundry Service* / Grocery Delivery*
Hotel Parque Reservado offers a convenient airport transfer service that is just a 40-minute car ride away. This accommodation is strategically located in a residential area of Pasto, only three blocks from the Panamericana highway, making it a central and easily accessible place for travelers.
Additionally, you’ll enjoy a full breakfast every day, though please note that this service is available only from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. In case you miss it, within a 10-minute walk, you’ll find a variety of restaurants such as La Huerta del Chef, CuyQer, and Portón 20. The hotel offers parking, which is located in front of the establishment. Furthermore, for travelers requiring conference and business services, the hotel has suitable facilities, including a business center with internet access.
Hotel San Blass Boutique
Location: Carrera 26 11-89, 520004, Pasto, Colombia
Capacity: 16 rooms Room Types: Double Room (16 m²/ 172 ft²) / Double Room (12 m²/ 129 ft²) / Standard Suite (20 m²/ 215 ft²) / Superior Suite (30 m²/ 322 ft²)
Highlights: Family Rooms / Non-smoking Rooms / Soundproof Rooms / Views / Outdoor Furniture / Terrace / Children’s Menu / Airport Shuttle* / Car Rental
Services: WiFi / Snack Bar / Tour Desk / Daily Housekeeping / Concierge Service / Ironing Service* / Laundry Service* / Grocery Delivery / 24-Hour Reception / Shuttle Service
Hotel San Blass Boutique is approximately a 47-minute car ride from Antonio Nariño Airport and is less than a 7-minute walk from various restaurants. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit nearby places like Unicentro Pasto Shopping Center, Plaza de Nariño, and Plaza Carnaval, all of which are about a 15-minute walk or less.
This place has a restaurant that offers daily breakfast, although it has certain time restrictions. If you don’t have your own car, the hotel offers transportation services to the airport, but at an additional cost. Although the hotel does not have on-site parking, you can find one just a block away.
Villaviciosa Hotel Boutique
Location: Carrera 35A 18 – 128 Pasto Barrio Palermo, 520002, Pasto, Colombia
Capacity: – rooms Room Types: Double Room (20 m²/ 215 ft²)
Highlights: Family Rooms / Non-smoking Rooms / Views / Outdoor Furniture / Terrace / Patio / Balcony / Pet Friendly / Streaming Service / Children’s Menu / Baby Strollers / Airport Shuttle* / Shared TV Area / Vending Machine / Smoking Area / Car Rental / Wheelchair Accessible
Services: WiFi / Minibar / Bar / Restaurant / Gym / Sauna / Tourist Information / Luggage Storage / Daily Housekeeping / Concierge Service / Ironing Service* / Laundry Service* / Grocery Delivery / 24-Hour Reception / Shuttle Service
Villaviciosa Hotel Boutique is located just a few meters from Parque de las Piedras and Parque de Versalles and is about a 45-minute drive from Antonio Nariño Airport.
The hotel has a restaurant that offers culinary options throughout the day, including brunch, snacks, and cocktails. This accommodation provides a range of additional services, such as bicycle rentals for bike tours in the area. You also have the option to participate in local cooking classes, cultural experiences, bar tours, and even visit temporary art galleries. Please note that most of these activities come at an additional cost.
Therefore, this hotel is an ideal choice for travelers who want to immerse themselves in local customs and learn more about the culture and beauty of the region.
Best Hotels in Ipiales, Nariño
Location: 785 Calle 17, 524061 Ipiales, Colombia
Capacity: 18 rooms Room
Types: Suite with Balcony (36 m²/ 387 ft²) / Single Room (15 m²/ 161 ft²) / Double Room (21 m²/ 226 ft²) / Room with 2 Queen Beds (21 m²/ 226 ft²) / Triple Room (22 m²/ 236 ft²)
Highlights: Children’s Menu* / Elevator / Wheelchair Accessible Parking
Services: WiFi / Parking / Restaurant / Daily Housekeeping / Concierge Service / Ironing Service* / Laundry Service* / Room Service / 24-Hour Reception
The Harmony Hotel enjoys a prime location, just a 10-minute walk from Parque 20 de Julio and about a 20-minute drive from San Luis Airport. Moreover, within less than 12 minutes, you can reach prominent tourist spots such as the Ipiales Cathedral, Gran Plaza Shopping Center, and the Cathedral of San Pedro Mártir.
This hotel is family-friendly with special menus for kids. Additionally, if you’re an animal lover, you’ll be delighted to know that small pets are more than welcome, as long as they are small breeds. Regarding dining options, the hotel restaurant exclusively opens for continental breakfast, served from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m., and for dinner. However, if you wish to explore other culinary choices, you’ll find several restaurants in the vicinity of the hotel, such as Buona Pizza, La Terraza, Sabor Mestizo Mar y Tierra.
Loft Hotel Ipiales
Location: Carrera 7 14 51, 005721, Ipiales, Colombia Capacity: 30 rooms Room
Types: Superior Double Room (32 m²/ 344 ft²) / Junior Suite (47 m²/ 505 ft²) / Suite (53 m²/ 570 ft²) / Triple Room (43 m²/ 462 ft²)
Highlights: Family Rooms / Non-smoking Rooms / Hypoallergenic Rooms / Outdoor Furniture / Terrace / Special Diet Menus (on request) / Car Parking Service / Airport Shuttle* / Car Rental / Meeting or Banquet Facilities / Jacuzzi / Wheelchair Accessible (first floor) / Spa and Wellness Center
Services: Parking / Snack Bar / Bar / Restaurant / Gym / Sauna / Tourist Information / Daily Housekeeping / Concierge Service / Ironing Service* / Dry Cleaning* / Laundry Service* / Grocery Delivery* / 24-Hour Reception
The Loft Hotel Ipiales boasts a privileged location, just a 5-minute walk from downtown Ipiales. It is also about a 20-minute drive from San Luis Airport.
This hotel offers wet areas with a sauna, steam room, and Jacuzzi, ideal for relaxation during your journey. If you prefer to maintain your exercise routine, you can do so in the gym. The hotel restaurant offers a diverse range of international dishes, with dietary options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Regardless of the room category you choose, all are designed to provide you with an optimal environment for both work, including desks, and relaxation. This property is highly valued by business travelers requiring spaces for their meetings.