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Top 5 Luxury Hotels in Cali

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Updated on 02/15/2024

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Luxury Hotels in Cali

The city of Cali is located in the southern part of Valle del Cauca at an altitude of 1,018 meters above sea level.

Cali is also known as the “Salsa Capital” because the musical genre is part of the cultural identity of the inhabitants, and there is a significant number of dancers, nightclubs, and dance schools in the city. Cali boasts tourist attractions with a rich history, including the Monument to Cristo Rey, Jairo Varela Square, and La Ermita Church.

Read on to know the most outstanding luxury hotels in Cali.

Note: We marked with an asterisk (*) the hotel services that are chargeable.

Cali Marriott Hotel


Location: Avenida 8 Norte #10-18
Capacity: 170 rooms
Room Types: King Room (36 m² / 387 ft²) / Double Room (36 m² / ft²) / Studio Suite (55 m² / 592 ft²) / Junior Suite (60 m² / 646 ft²) / Presidential Suite (102 m² / 1098 ft²)
Highlights: Wheelchair accessible / Business Center* / Special diet menus / Meeting rooms* / Family rooms / Children’s menu / Terrace / Bike rental
Services: Restaurant / Wi-Fi / Gym / Ironing service* / Laundry service* / Bar / Garden / Photocopier* / Spa area / Air conditioning / Private bathroom / 24-hour reception / Pool

The Cali Marriott Hotel is a 5-star accommodation offering modern facilities such as a high-tech gym, an outdoor pool, and eight event rooms that can host gatherings of up to 450 guests. Additionally, the hotel boasts a terrace and a bar.

There are three restaurants: The Market, which serves fast food; Tanoshii, specialized in Japanese cuisine; and Circo, which offers Italian dishes with live music shows by local and emerging artists.

The rooms at the Cali Marriott Hotel can accommodate up to four people. Each one is furnished with a flat-screen TV, iPod dock, minibar, desk, private bathroom, alarm clock, safe, and ironing board.

The hotel is a 7-minute (600 meters) walk from Jairo Varela Square, a 13-minute (1 km) walk from La Ermita Church, a 5-minute drive (2.6 km) from the La Merced Archaeological Museum, and 24 km from Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport.

AcquaSanta Lofts Hotel


Location: Carrera 106 A #18-51
Capacity: 6 rooms
Room Types: Loft (160 m² / 1722 ft²) / Suite Loft (220 m² / 2368 ft²)
Highlights: Airport shuttle* / Wheelchair accessible / Picnic area / Solarium terrace / Special diet menus / Family rooms / Car rental / Children’s menu* / Streaming service / Bike rental / Local culture tour* / Happy Hour* / Themed dinners* / Pets allowed
Services: Restaurant / Minibar / Garden / Snack bar / Minibar / Air conditioning / Private bathroom / Gym / Pool / Jacuzzi / Tourist information / 24-hour reception / Ironing service* / Wi-Fi / Photocopier* / Laundry service* /

Guests at the AcquaSanta Lofts Hotel can enjoy an outdoor pool, a gym, a solarium terrace, and an on-site Italian restaurant.

Rooms feature a contemporary style, accommodate two people, and come with a desk, private bathroom, flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi, kitchen, safe, and large windows offering picturesque city views.

The hotel is in Ciudad Jardín, a 13-minute walk from Jardín Plaza Shopping Center, a 6-minute drive from Club Campestre de Cali, 6.7 km from Ecoparque Río Pance, and 31 km from Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport.

Hotel Intercontinental Cali


Location: Avenida Colombia #2-72
Capacity: 295 rooms
Room Types: Standard Room (23 m² / 247 ft²) / Superior Room (26 m² / 279 ft²) / Deluxe Room (23 m² / 247 ft²) / Double Room (23 m² / 247 ft²) / Wheelchair accessible Room with King Bed (26 m² / 279 ft²) / Business Suite (56 m² / 602 ft²) / King Suite (56 m² / 602 ft²) / Presidential Suite
Highlights: Business center / ATM / Terrace / Wheelchair accessible / Children’s menu* / Pets allowed / Meeting rooms* / Picnic area / Special diet menus / Family rooms
Services: Restaurant / Bar / Tourist information / 24-hour reception / Spa area / Garden / Laundry service* / Gym / Private bathroom / Photocopier* / Sauna / Wi-Fi / Snack bar / Air conditioning / Hair salon / Pool

Intercontinental Cali is a 5-star hotel near the San Antonio sector. It offers an outdoor pool, gym, casino, spa, and a terrace bar with a variety of spirits and cocktails. The hotel is ideal for business travelers, featuring a business center with 22 meeting rooms equipped for large events like conferences and conventions.

Guests can enjoy four restaurants: La Terraza for casual cuisine, El Fogón de Piedra for stone-grilled dishes, La Pizzeria for fresh pizzas, and La Brasserie for daily breakfast buffets.

Its modern rooms can accommodate up to five people and include a flat-screen TV, air conditioning, a safe, private bathroom, armchairs, and a wardrobe.

The hotel is a 9-minute walk from the La Tertulia Museum, a 12-minute walk from Jairo Varela Square, a 4-minute drive from La Ermita Church, and 21 km from Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport.

Hotel Spiwak Chipichape Cali


Location: Avenida 6D #36 N-18
Capacity: 226 rooms
Room Types: Luxury King Suite (48 m² / 516 ft²) / Luxury King Suite with balcony (52 m² / 560 ft²) / Luxury Twin Suite (49 m² / 527 ft²) / Luxury Twin Suite with balcony (49 m² / 527 ft²) / Luxury King Suite with Jacuzzi (49 m² / 527 ft²) / Suite (54 m² / 581 ft²)
Highlights: Airport shuttle* / Business center / Family rooms / Special diet menus / Wheelchair accessible / Children’s menu* / Terrace / Pets allowed / Meeting rooms*
Services: Restaurant / Bar / Tourist information / 24-hour reception / Wi-Fi / Private bathroom / Laundry service* / Ironing service* / Air conditioning / Gym / Photocopier / Sauna /

The Hotel Spiwak Chipichape Cali is a modern hotel conveniently linked to Chipichape and Pacific Mall shopping centers. Its amenities include an outdoor pool, sun deck, spa, gym, and a restaurant serving Latin Mediterranean cuisine.

Perfect for business travelers, the hotel boasts 13 meeting rooms equipped with state-of-the-art technology for corporate and social events. Plus, it’s a pet-friendly establishment.

Located in the city’s northern hub, the hotel is a 20-minute drive from Bataclán Natural Park, 5 km from La Ermita Church, and 20.7 km from Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport.

Hotel Royal Elim International


Location: 19-10 Palma Seca via the airport
Capacity: 135 rooms
Room Types: Premium Room (25 m² / 269 ft²) / Superior Twin with balconies (30 m² / 322 ft²) / Premium Twin Room (30 m² / 322 ft²) / Superior Room (30 m² / 322 ft²) / Junior Suite Room (47 m² / 505 ft²)
Highlights: Airport Shuttle / Family rooms / Business Center* / Wheelchair accessible / Picnic area / Terrace / Meeting rooms*
Services: Restaurant / 24-hour reception / Wi-Fi / Private bathroom / Photocopier* / Ironing service* / Snack bar / Air conditioning / Safe / Pool

The Hotel Royal Elim International is a short 3-minute drive from Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport, 12 km from Deportivo Cali Stadium, and 20 km from downtown Cali.

This hotel offers an outdoor pool, a sauna, and event rooms. They have an on-site restaurant serving Colombian and international cuisine, including liquor and beverage options. Special meals can be arranged for business lunches or celebrations.

Couples can opt for romantic packages featuring dinners, decorations, wine, and chocolates. The rooms can accommodate up to 6 people and are furnished with a flat-screen TV, minibar, desk, private bathroom, safe, and a balcony.

Your trip to Cali is about to begin! Now that you have your perfect accommodation, discover all that this amazing city has to offer. Visit our Cali Travel Guide.

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