Hotel Estelar Milla de Oro

4 out of 5 stars4 Stars

Calle 3 Sur No 43A - 64, Medellin, Colombia
Hotel Estelar Milla de Oro
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Costs 26% more than similarly rated 4 star hotels

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Forum Posts

New Years Eve in Medellin

by luzblanco

Anyone know of a scene in Medellin for New Years Eve or Day?

RE: New Years Eve in Medellin

by ColombiaBoard

There aren't really any specifi areas where there'll be a big street NYE celebration. In some neighborhoods people have street celebrations, in other areas it's mostly private parties, dining, and dancing till the next morning.

Travel Tips for Medellín

Los Alumbrados - Christmas Lighting

by mircaskirca

Los Alumbrados, Christmas Lighting, has been a tradition for the city for more than 50 years, lasting from beginning December to mid January. Medellín is renowned for hosting the biggest, brightest and most beautiful Alumbrados in Colombia. This traditional lighting display is the fantastic work of designers, architects, technicians and many workers who start planning it a whole year in advance and start to set it up weeks ahead of time. Each year it's more elaborate and majestic than the year before.

It is an amazing spectacle of millions of lights and every year they have a different theme. Fountains of Lights was the theme for the 2009 Christmas lights spectacle as a tribute to water. The 15 million bulb display included various representations of waterfalls, waves and rains, plus the most representative figure of every region. The city invested 20 billion Colombian pesos to make water flow from trees, walkways and overhangs in the streets. Although it is quite ridiculous to waste so much electricity and energy for one whole month, for Colombians it would be out of the question to have Christmas without these Alumbrados.

The most impressive parts are centered around Cerro Nutibara, Rio Medellín at Puente de Guayaquil (metro stations Industriales and Exposiciones) and downtown. It is best to simply walk from the bridge along the river toward downtown or up to Cerro Nutibara. For hundreds and hundreds of metres people walk gazing at the simply stunning decorations. Other locations that have display are Parque Norte, Jardín Botánico and Las Palmas.

All in all, a rather surreal experience, well worth the visit if you are in Medellín at that time!!

Alumbrado Medellín 2009 video

Pueblito Paisa - the typical houses

by Trekki

White (chalked) walls, wooden doors, usually painted in bright colors, some steps, and the first floor surrounded by balconies - this is the typical style of the old colonial colombian towns.

This balcony is part of the little restaurant in Pueblito Paisa, and consequently less decorated with flower pots (to make sure that the passengers on the square are not killed by flying pots – Colombians can talk very “indicative”).

If you want to see more of these adorable balconies, check my photos, I have posted for Villa de Leiva. These ones, however, are dark green.

Oh, and if you fall in love with these balconies as I did, you should get a replica for your own. Given the popularity and picturesqueness of them, it is logical that you can buy small ones in any souvenir shop. Of course you will be overwhelmed by some kitschy ones, but if you look long enough, you can find nice ones as well.

Parque Lleras:

by scooby_1781

Parque Lleras Calle 11 and Carrera 39 This is a small but very lively park with nice landscaping and fountains.

It is surrounded by many cafes and restaurants, and its big trees offer a lot of shade.

The Parque Lleras is packed to gills on weekends with locals who come here to numerous bars and discos.

And even during the week the restaurants are full and the place is buzzing with activity.

The most popular discos here are Blue and Folia, but if you visit one and feel like changing atmosphere, another club is literally half a block away.

A fantastic place to girl watch.

Parque Bolívar

by MalenaN

Parque Bolívar is one of the parks in the centre of Medellín. It was inaugurated in 1882 and in the middle stands a statue of Simón Bolívar. It was made in 1923 by the Italian artist Eugenio Maccagnani. In front of the cathedral there is a fountain.
The park is a lively place with street vendors, musicians, homeless people sleeping, people strolling around or sitting down for a talk.


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