- Reviews: 1230
Hotel Lincoln: Good location
As I said in my introduction to Medellin, the first surprise I had arriving in the city, was to find the hotel room opened. In Bogota and Cartagena they were locked up. The hotel is on the avenida 70, a street full of bars and restaurants and discos, so I very nice area. The room was nice and the wi-fi free and worked good. I paid 45€ for a room with breakfast. Breakfast was nothing special but this is valid for all hotel I stayed in Colombia, it seems buffet is not usual here.
- Reviews: 137
Hotel Eupacla: In the city center
Wery friendly and helpful staff. No airconditions (none needed) but a fan i the roof. Not a wery exiting breakfast but a lot of good alternatives close by. 3 nightclubs just around the corner. Noisy room especially from buses passing by early in the morning. Clean rooms. Safety deposit boxes and Lavenderia.
All in all a simple but good city center Hotel with good value for money. Ask for special price if you are staying for a long time.
- Reviews: 68
Hotel Plazuela Nutibara ("Residencias"): Budget accomodation with amenities of the hotel
This is the "annex" to the Hotel Nutibara, just across from it. Rooms are much cheaper, around € 24 per single room per night including buffet breakfast in the main hotel and includes the use of all amenities of the main Hotel Nutibara such as swimming pool, sauna, restaurant, bar etc.
The only difference is that the rooms don't have airconditioning but have a fan and there is no stocked mini-bar in the fridge and no safe deposit box in the room but the reception has safety deposit boxes which can be requested for at no extra charge.
I stayed here for a week and I was very satisfied.
Info February 2011.
Economical, comfortable and conveniently located.
- Reviews: 68
Hotel Nutibara: Good, comfortable and not expensive
A large, stately, traditional hotel, breathing the colonial atmosphere. Lots of wood and "antiques". Smack in the middle of the center of Medellin.
Rooms spacious and comfortable. Rates around € 35-45 per room per night. Buffet breakfast included. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner as well for a reasonable price, around € 5-7 for a meal with a drink. Swimming pool on the 3rd floor. Very friendly staff.
Across from the hotel are the "residencias" of the hotel ("Plazuela Nutibara"); these rooms cost half the price of the hotel rooms but all amenities of the "main" hotel can be used.
Internet cafés around the corner.
The area behind the hotel is not very safe at night though. But in front of the hotel, on the Plaza, no problems but take normal precautions.
Taxis to/from the Rio Negro airport around € 20. At the airport just take any taxi that is parked in front of the terminal. Perfectly safe. Travel time approx. 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Behind the hotel is the mini-bus stop to Rionegro airport, leave every 20 minutes, takes also about 1 hour, costs € 3.
Info updated February 2011.
- Reviews: 3
Apartments Medellin: Luxury Apartments in El Poblado, Medellin
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Apartments Medellin provides luxury apartments for rent in El Poblado, Medellin.
We are British owned and legally registered to work in Colombia (RUT number: 700060515-7).
Our portfolio of fully furnished, serviced apartments is managed exclusively by us, so you will receive the same high level of customer service from the time you book one of our apartments, right up until the day of your departure.
Whether you are in Medellin on business, for a medical procedure, property investment or a relaxing vacation, our apartments aim to make your stay as comfortable as possible.
All apartments include:
- 24 hour security
- Wireless broadband
- Cable TV (CNN, BBC, ESPN, MTV, etc.)
- Local telephone calls
- Use of your own cell phone
- Maid service
- Fresh linens & towels
- Digital safe for valuables
- Electro-domestic goods
- Gas, water & electricity
- Private parking
- Recreational facilities
- Reviews: 4938
There are many hostels for travellers in Medellín , but they are not located down town (but in more modern neighbourhoods like Poblado). I wanted to stay down town and I also thought a hotel there would be more quiet then some of the hostels could be (many backpackers come to Medellín to party).
I got a small quiet room. It was clean with a bed, a table, a fridge, a TV (with lots of channels), a fan and a bathroom. The room was 50 000 pesos a night (July 2008). By the reception there is a small restaurant. One morning I had breakfast there, egg (which tasted of ketchup) , bread and juice was 4500 pesos. In the reception there is free coffee.
Hotel Capitol is situated behind the Cathedral and opposite there is a small shopping centre. The area doesn’t feel safe to walk around in after dark, so I only crossed the road from the Internet café in the shopping centre after dark.
It is a short walk from the hotel to the metro.
- Reviews: 1
Penthouse Colibries: Medellin Vacation Apartments
HERE'S WHAT TO EXPECT:
At the airport, you will be greeted by Carolina, your secretary, who will continue to provide you with excellent personal attention and service.
When you arrive at your own private penthouse in the Zona Rosa, Carolina will help you unpack, if you like, and help you get settled in for a great stay. We provide a complimentary "guide for a day" and we offer other unique exclusive private guided activities and excursions tailored to your interests. Please discuss your interests with Carolina and she will take care of all arrangements for you.
Whether for business or for pleasure, you are treated like, you feel like and you Live Like a King with your own penthouse with great service near Parque Lleras in the Zona Rosa in El Poblado, the"Beverly Hills" of Medellin, the Paris of Colombia.
Enjoy 1250 square feet of luxury living in the center of the action
An impressive 2 bedroom, 2 bath Penthouse in the Zona Rosa - all private and all yours - and sparkling clean for your arrival
The panoramic views and spectacular sunsets of Medellin from 2 terraces are a perfect way to set the mood for a business meeting or a night of pleasure
500 easy walking yards to Parque Lleras, the center of the Zona Rosa and the action in Medellin
Private, quiet and secure - perfect for your enjoyment
"No hassle" 24 hour doorman service for your safety
Unique referrals to the best professional services
100M Broadband Cable Internet connection for your laptop
25" Color Monitor for the cable tv, DVD player or your laptop
Stereo music system with CD player, CDs, cassette player and radio
Local telephone calls on your private line
Guest cellphone (airtime not included)
Secretarial and maid service available
Pillow-top beds of the highest quality (Comodisimos)
Thick 100% cotton sheets on all beds
Each bedroom has a "queen" bed of 160cm x 190cm
A third "single" bed of 100cm x 190cm is available
Large walk-in hot shower
There is a bathtub with shower in the other bath
Luxuriate with the ample supply of large thick cotton towels
Suntan on the terrace all year
Keep your favorite beverages and foods cold in the large refrigerator and freezer
Iron and ironing board
Clothes washer with gas clothes dryer
Birdwatch from the comfort of the nicest penthouse in Medellin. Exotic animals - hummingbirds (Colibries, hence the penthouse name), geckos (a sign of good luck), Red-headed woodpeckers, dove, quail, blue jays, parrots, swallows, sparrows, owls, bats, butterflies and their beautiful tropical caterpillars and others can frequent the garden terrace
10-day Rejuvenation program available
Secure garage parking
Attention to personal safety including a water hose, fire extinguishers, escape ropes and a first-aid kit
- Reviews: 1
Fully Furnished Luxury Apartment: The Apartment Medellin
The Apartment Medellin is a services company specializing in offering short (3 nights minimum) to long-term apartment rental in the popular and safe suburb of El Poblado in Medellin. Our serviced apartments are the right solution if you need to rent a fully furnished apartment, equipped with the latest electro-domestic appliances, kitchen facilities and all other services including laundry and cleaning. Our apartments are the best accommodation alternative to the expensive hotels in Medellin.
Are you looking for a fully equipped apartment in Medellin? Do you need a comfortable vacation rental or temporary accommodation in the best area of Medellin? Are you looking to rent an apartment for days, weeks or months in the most exclusive neighborhood of Medellin? We offer serviced and fully equipped apartments for self-catering business trips or holiday stays. We provide business flats for corporate solutions, weekly and monthly rentals. We service apartments for luxury stays in Medellin at the best rates. Try our self catering and holiday rental apartments in Medellin, the smart and affordable alternative to Medellin hotels
Our apartments include:
•Modern, comfortable and stylish furniture
•Electrodomestic goods (including microwave, TV and DVD Home Theatre)
•Fresh clean linens, including sheets, towels and dishcloths.
•Electricity, water and gas (included in price)
•Broadband Internet with wireless connectivity
•24 Hour Security
•Spectacular views of Medellin
•Fully equipped kitchen with:
- Reviews: 1221
PALM TREE HOSTAL: MEDELLIN
- Great hostel!! Located in the residential area, hence, is very tranquil and feels safe and the hostel is quiet new
- Within walking distance from Suramericana metro station
- Right opposite a gigantic EXITO supermarket, very convenient
- Splendid kitchen and dining area, free orange juice (squeeze them yourself)!
- Other relaxing places like hammock and a large TV room with tonnes of DVDs selection
- Dorms are comfortable and clean
- Quite secure with some form of 'control' to enter the hostel
- Hmmmm... maybe, number of toilets are not that adequate but it is quite fine
Dorms: 13,000 Colombian pesos (2005)
- Reviews: 68
Hotel Dann Carlton Medellin: Comfortable hotel in Medellin
Comfortable hotel in Medellin in the El Poblado neighbourhood. Within walking distance of Parque Lleras, one of the "zona rosa's" of Medellin with many bars, restaurants and discotecas. Safe to walk, even late at night. Rooms comfortable with complete bathroom, nice restaurants and swimming pool. Around 70-80 Euros per night per room. I made my reservation through expedia and all went well.
There is another Dann Carlton hotel called The Belfort, which seems to be a little less expensive, also in the El Poblado neighbourhood but not within walking distance of the Parque Lleras.
Taxi from/to airport Rionegro takes 45 min-1 hour, 18 Euros (fixed price). Recommended.
Read also: http://travel.nytimes.com/2007/08/12/travel/12nextstop.html?ref=travel
Info updated January 2010.
- Reviews: 326
Intercontenental Medellin: An Intercontinental in name
I love the Intercontinental line of Hotels but for some reason the ones in Colombia really show their age. In both Medellin and in Bogota I have found them to be good hotels but not the extremely high end hotels I have found elsewhere. That said it is a good place to stay with a pool and a nice outdoor resturant with a Spanish theme.
It is also on Las Palmas near many of the good resturant and night clubs.
- Reviews: 20
Medellin Mansion: Bed & Breakfast
Great place for a single guy to stay.
Heated Pool, Breakfast, Beautiful Women, Great & friendly Staff
I liked room 6 with the balcony the best.
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