A country with rich culture and history, Colombia seduces adventurous spirits with its rare flora and fauna, white-sand beaches, and vibrant cities. Whether you’re visiting to explore Bogota’s busy streets, relax by the Caribbean Sea, or wander around Cartagena – you can rest assured, you’ll have an unforgettable time in any of the luxury hotels on our list.
Four Seasons Hotel Casa Medina
The Four Seasons Hotel chain never disappoints when it comes to combining a luxurious design with killer locations. The hotel is set in a landmark 1946 building in an upscale neighborhood known as Zona G. Step outside the hotel gates and you’ll find yourself on a busy street filled with some of the best restaurants in town. Monserrate and La Candelaria are a 20 minutes drive away.
Designed by the renowned architect Santiago Medina Mejia, the property is an ode to Bogota’s cultural heritage. The corridors are spacious and filled with antiques, colorful rugs, and statues, while the stained-glass windows depicting birds and flowers create a vibrant atmosphere. The staff team is bilingual and will help you with whatever you may need, from restaurant recommendations to booking excursions.
Paying a visit to the hotel’s spa should be your number one priority as there are some excellent body treatments on offer, including massages and full-body treatments with organic products. Additionally, the hotel has a small gym where you can get your daily workout.
With hand-made furniture, wooden floors, and canopy beds, the rooms exude colonial charm and elegance. All units are appointed with high-end amenities including a flat TV screen, air conditioning, electric kettle, Nespresso machine, and a docking station.
Guest rooms start at $200.
Bold, exciting, and fun, W Bogota caters to the younger clientele who wants to explore Bogota’s vibrant nightlife scene. Centrally located in the upscale neighborhood of Usaquen, the immediate area is filled with boutiques, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs. Don’t miss to visit the nearby flea market filled with locals and travelers every weekend.
Inspired by the ancient legend of El Dorado, W Bogota style is drenched in glittering gold color. Throughout the lobby, there are some disco vibes and in the W Lounge, the ambiance usually gets lively throughout the weekend. Relaxation is guaranteed by the stylish black indoor pool lined with sun loungers. Order a cocktail and get a dip – there’s a high chance that here you’ll rub a shoulder with a celebrity. After a long day of sightseeing, you can always recharge at the enticing spa offering a number of beauty treatments, massages, and full-body wraps. Additionally, the hotel has a modern fitness center, an excellent staff team, and luxurious event spaces that can accommodate up to 500 people.
The flamboyant decor continues in the guest rooms and suites featuring a gold and purple color scheme with some pops of black and glitter. The beds are comfortable and the plush seating areas are ideal for a friends gathering, while the shiny bathrooms guarantee moments of relaxation with walk-in showers and deep soaking tubs.
Guest rooms start at $120.
Click Clack Hotel
Flamboyant and stylish, the Click Clack offers sumptuous accommodation in the charming Parque de la 93 packed with shops, restaurants, and bars. A short walk away from the hotel is the historic La Candelaria, while Zona Rosa known for its notorious clubs is just around the corner.
Unlike most hotel chain brands whose style is usually bland, Click Clack puts emphasis on design with unexpected details in every corner. It’s worth noting that the hotel has won the Luxury Modern Hotel Award and Luxury Design Award in 2017. The staff team is friendly and multilingual. On a rainy day, they will set up a picnic in your room and you won’t even have to lift a finger. What’s more, the hotel has its own luxury vehicles, so you won’t need to be stuck in a traffic jam. Talk to the concierge and he will arrange personalized tours and excursions to all tourist attractions in the area. If you want to look more beautiful in minutes, just pick up your phone and text the team, they will send you a qualified professional for whatever you may need, from manicures and pedicures to massages and make-up services.
The rooms are stylish and chic with comfortable king-size beds, seating areas, and en-suite bathrooms. Floor-to-ceiling windows give way to some impressive views, while the working desks overlooking the city’s skyline are ideal for savvy business travelers.
Guest rooms start at $90.
Member of Design Hotels, B.O.G delivers exclusive accommodation in the charming neighborhood of La Cabrera. The nightlife hub Zona Rosa is a short drive away, while the neighborhood is filled with boutiques, shops, and restaurants.
The renowned designer Nine Andreas has done an excellent job in creating an ambiance that is both functional and luxurious. Expect clean lines, high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, and oversized lamps in every corridor. In the public areas, you can hear some electro-jazz mixes that keep the ambiance relaxing at any time.
The highlight here is the heated rooftop pool from where guests can enjoy panoramic views over Bogota. Take a dip, order a cocktail, or mingle with high-end travelers, the rooftop area promises some unforgettable moments. Also, don’t miss to visit the enticing spa equipped with a steam room, sauna, and treatment rooms. Here, qualified professionals offer one-of-a-kind beauty experiences. If you crave some luxurious pampering, book the Onyx Plan which includes a 45-minute body massage, 30-minute Turkish bath, facial hydration, and body treatment with hot mineralized stones.
The minimalist design continues in the rooms decorated with contemporary artworks and soft lightning. Guests can choose between superior rooms, suites, and business suites, all pairing high-end amenities with luxurious design.
Guest rooms start at $110.
Casa San Agustín
Casa San Agustin is one of the best, fanciest, and most luxurious hotels in Cartagena. If you happen to find yourself in this vibrant port city, you should definitely consider booking a room here. The hotel is conveniently located in the city’s historic center, on Calle de la Universidad, and is close to numerous dining and shopping options.
The hotel is designed around a 300-year-old aqueduct and it features Colonial-style throughout the public spaces and inside the rooms. The ambiance is homey yet luxurious with wooden floors, hand-made pieces of furniture, high-ceilings, and lots of greenery. Guests’ favorite spot for relaxation is the hotel’s private beach lined with sun loungers and an umbrella. In case you get tired of the beach, you can always rent a bike from the hotel and explore the city.
The standout feature at Casa San Agustin would be the L-shaped pool, lined with sun loungers and palm trees tucked in elegant terracottas. The ambiance is soothing and if you crave some refreshing drink, the staff team will assist you immediately. Don’t miss to visit the solarium on the rooftop as well as the sauna, to get a new, refreshing look. If you need a quiet moment, head over to the library where you can relax in a soothing setting styled with porcelain vases and wicker chairs.
The hotel offers 30 rooms, all featuring Colombian style. All units are infused with natural light and have king-size beds and soft lightning, while the top-notch amenities guarantee maximum comfort.
Guest rooms start at $240.
Blue Apple Beach House
Isla Tierra Bomba, Colombia
Overlooking the Caribbean Sea, Blue Apple Beach is a luxurious resort set in Tierra Bomba. It takes a 30-minute ride by speedboat to reach the island from Cartagena. There’s isn’t much in the immediate area, however, the hotel’s facilities and parties will keep you entertained.
The property consists of charming houses built from natural materials. They have charming thatched roofs and are scattered throughout the island, all boasting beautiful views over the area. The units are made after Colombian fruits such as Coco, Manzana, Lulo, Cuomo, Mangostino, Corozo, and Guanabana. Inside, you will discover a comfy yet elegant ambiance. Stretch on your bed fashioned with natural-fiber linens, relax on a handwoven hammock, or drink some coffee on the balcony, the rooms guarantee maximum comfort. The hotel offers residences for artists, so there are numerous paintings inside all rooms and public areas.
Scuba diving, kayaking, snorkeling – Blue Apple Beach House is an excellent spot for water sport enthusiasts. There are parties on the island every weekend so it’s usually crowded, however, the atmosphere is nice (Colombians are known for their warm hospitality).
Tasty vegan and vegetarian options can be enjoyed at the on-site restaurant where every dish is prepared with local products.
Guest rooms start at $140.
Boutique Hotel Casa del Coliseo
Sophisticated and elegant, Boutique Hotel Casa del Coliseo Cartagena exudes charm with every detail. This is the ideal getaway for high-end travelers that put emphasis on classy style and impeccable service. The hotel is located in the heart of Cartagena, on Calle 35 street. This is the ideal base from where to explore Cartagena’s historic parts, colonial areas, restaurants, and boutiques. Plaza de Bolivar and Plaza Santo Domingo are just around the corner.
Set in an imposing 17th-century colonial property, Casa del Coliseo combines perfectly old-world glamour with the latest in luxury accommodation. The renowned designer Juan Carlos Arcila-Duque has made an excellent job with the recent renovations and has created numerous Instagrammable spots around the hotel. The rooms are equally stunning with soft furnishings, wooden furniture, plush seating areas, and soft lighting. All rooms are equipped with top-notch amenities including flat TV screens, satellite channels, air-conditioning, and mini-fridges. Bathrooms are sleek with rainfall showers and L’Occitane products. If you need some extra comfort, you can book the Coliseo Suite equipped with a private balcony, working desk, coffee table, and a sofa.
Traditional Colombian dishes are served for breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the elegant on-site restaurant.
Guest rooms start at $120.
San Andrés, Colombia
Set in the northern parts of San Andres Island, the hotel has an excellent location for exploring the island. El Centro is just a short drive away.
The hotel makes an immediate impression with its well-maintained ground, lots of greenery, and colonial flowers. It has a colonial style with stone walls, wooden floors, and floor-to-ceiling windows. The staff team is friendly and well-mannered. Don’t hesitate to ask them for whatever you may need. If you need some relaxing moments, head over to the swimming pool surrounded by sun loungers and umbrellas. Aside from the pool, Casa Harm doesn’t feature any other facilities, however, it does compensate for this drawback with its luxurious rooms.
Guests can choose between 6 suites, all featuring unique designs. The interior is elegant and features subtle Asian touches. The canopy beds are comfortable, the freestanding tubs guarantee relaxing moments, while the delicate lighting adds a romantic vibe to the ambiance. Some rooms have furnished balconies overlooking the sea.
The on-site restaurant offers Caribbean dishes for lunch and dinner, while for breakfast guests can enjoy traditional Colombian dishes. Expect a romantic ambiance and dining on candle-lit tables.
Guest rooms start at $140.
Hotel Charleston Santa Teresa
The iconic Hotel Charleston Santa Teresa is a well-known landmark in Cartagena. The hotel is situated in Cartagena’s Old Town and is the ideal base from where to explore the city on foot. Guests can expect world-class service, warm hospitality, and some colonial glamour.
One striking feature of Charleston Santa Teresa is the rooftop pool and bar from where guests can enjoy panoramic views over the city and the sea. The area is equipped with sun loungers, umbrellas, and shady cabanas, while the bar is in charge of creating some excellent cocktails and small bites. At the modern fitness center, fitness junkies can get their daily workout while the spa is the perfect retreat after a long day of sightseeing. The extensive menu features healing massages, body wraps, and beauty treatments.
Guests can choose between 87 guest rooms and suites. All units are spacious, elegant, and equipped with top-notch amenities including king-size beds, flat TV screens, air-conditioning, iPod docks, and working desks.
Hotel Charleston Santa Teresa has three on-site restaurants, all serving traditional Colombian dishes.
Guest rooms start at $220.
Sofitel Legend Santa Clara Cartagena
Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
Grandiose and sophisticated, Sofitel Legend Santa Clara Cartagena is a prominent landmark in Cartagena. Built-in 1621, the hotel used to be a monastery for the Nuns of the Order St. Claire. In 2018, the hotel was renovated and has reemerged as one of the most luxurious resorts in Cartagena.
The building has kept its Spanish colonial style, while the modern elements have been added carefully by the renowned designers Marcela Villegas, Ana Mercedes Hoyos, and Lina Botero. In terms of facilities, Sofites doesn’t disappoint. It has the largest swimming pool in town where you can relax on comfortable sun loungers while enjoying small bites and delicious cocktails. The Sofitel Spa Cartagena is an enticing setting equipped with 7 treatment rooms, a hammam, a steam room, and a relaxation area.
The spa uses solely products from the renowned French brand SISLEY and has an extensive menu featuring massages, beauty treatments, and full-body wraps. If you’re visiting Cartagena together with your partner, don’t miss to book the spa’s signature treatment “Just the two of us” which allows couples to enjoy healing massages together.
Guests can choose between 123 rooms and guest rooms, all equipped with top-notch amenities. All units exude colonial charm with wooden flooring, canopy beds, white walls, and private balconies. Rooms on the highest floors have views over the Caribbean Sea.
Guest rooms start at $200.
Chic and stylish, the Charlee is a boutique hotel set in the upscale neighborhood of Parque Lleras. Step outside your hotel and you’ll find yourself in a busy area filled with numerous shops, bars, and restaurants. During the weekends, crowds flock to the bars and clubs in Parque Lleras, but you won’t need to worry about the street noise as all rooms are soundproofed.
One striking feature of the Charlee is the rooftop bar located on the 17th floor of the hotel. Utterly stylish and modern, the bar has an aquarium-style pol and live DJ sets every weekend. This is one of Medellin’s most famous social hubs so if you’re up for a night out, be sure to visit it. The Charlee has also a library where you can read a book and drink tea on comfy sofas and a 24/7 modern fitness center. Additionally, the hotel has on-site parking and meeting rooms.
Guests can choose between 42 rooms spread across a huge high-rise. All units are lined with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Parque Lleras. The rooms are spacious, airy, and infused with natural light. The large king-size beds are fashioned with Egyptian cotton sheets and feather pillows, while the tropical-style furniture was imported from Malaysia and Bali.
Guest rooms start at $120.
Bastion Luxury Hotel
Walled City, Cartagena, Cartagena District, Colombia
Set within Cartagena’s walled city, Bastion is the ideal base from which to explore the city’s colonial architecture buildings, large squares, and charming statues. With an imposing gate, elegant lobby, and well-maintained garden, Bastion oozes with Colombian charm.
The hotel boasts an excellent list of facilities. If you want to activate all your senses, then you should definitely visit Bastion’s renowned luxury spa. Healing massages, relaxing areas, beauty treatments, and organic products – the spa offers a wide range of pleasures that will revitalize your body. There’s also a 24/7 modern fitness center.
The on-site restaurant El Gobernador served traditional Colombian cuisine with a modern twist. This is one of the most popular restaurants in town and is usually crowded with locals, so make sure you book a table on time.
Bastion’s rooms are elegant, classy, and spacious. The colonial decor creates a cozy ambiance, while high-end amenities provide maximum comfort. Picture a cream-and-brown color scheme, dark wood furniture, and artworks from local artists. The king-size beds are adorned with Egyptian cotton sheets and comfortable pillows. The sophisticated vibe continues in the bathrooms equipped with double sinks, rainfall showers, and luxe products.
Guest rooms start at $177.
Hotel Casa del Arzobispado
Situated inside Cartagena’s walled city, Hotel Casa del Arzobispado offers sumptuous accommodation within the best parts of Cartagena. It doesn’t get more central than this – Catedral de Santa Catalina is just across the street, while the immediate area is filled with shops and restaurants.
One striking feature of Hotel Casa del Arzo is the large mosaic-tile pool set in the hotel’s ivy courtyard. The area is charming with potted flowers and white umbrellas and there are numerous sun loungers, chairs, and garden tables. Another relaxing spot is the small sauna which guests can use for free. Massages are also available for an extra fee.
The hotel has 10 rooms that have old-school colonial glamour mixed with traditional Colombian touches. Some rooms have private balconies with chairs and small desks. Amenities include king-size beds, flat TV screens, iPod docks, and fully-stocked minibars.
Breakfast is served in a large ornate room and is free for all guests. The hotel doesn’t have a restaurant, however, the area is packed with numerous upscale restaurants offering traditional Colombian cuisine and international fare.
Guest rooms start at $130.
Bocagrande, Cartagena, Colombia
Overlooking the Caribbean Sea and set on El Laguito Peninsula, Hilton Cartagena is the ideal location for guests that want to be close to Cartagena’s white-sand beaches. In the neighborhood, there are some bars, restaurants, and shops while the main tourist attractions such as Old Town Cartagena and Plaza Santo Domingo are a 15 minutes drive away.
Guests have direct access to the beach, however, it isn’t entirely private. If you need a more private ambiance, you can always head over to the infinity pool lined with cushioned sun loungers and umbrellas. There’s also a poolside bar where you can order small bites and fresh juices. Fitness junkies can get their workout in the modern 24/7 fitness center equipped with weights and cardio equipment. Hilton also boasts tennis courts. After a good workout, you can relax at the lavish spa offering healing massages and beauty treatments. The beauty salon is reasonably priced and crowded, so it’s better to book a treatment in advance.
Hilton is particularly popular among business travelers as it has banquet rooms, meeting rooms with audiovisual equipment, and event spaces.
Hilton rooms in Cartagena don’t offer great views, which is disappointing, however, they do offer maximum comfort with a number of high-end amenities including flat TV screens, satellite channels, air-conditioning, in-room safes, en-suite bathrooms, and free Wi-Fi.
Guest rooms start at $120.
Hotel Caribe By Faranda Grand
Set in an old Spanish colonial property, Hotel Caribe immediately makes an impression with its well-maintained gardens and lobby styled with crystal chandeliers and tall archways. The hotel is set between two upscale neighborhoods – Bocagrande and El Laguito. Bocagrande is known for its long stretches of white sand beaches, while El Laguito is filled with hip bars and nightclubs.
The hotel boasts one of the largest swimming pools in Cartagena. The ambiance is very relaxed, guests have access to cushioned sun loungers and elegant daybeds, while the bar serves tropical cocktails and small bites throughout the day. There’s also a shallow pool for the little ones. Although all beaches in Cartagena are public, guests can enjoy the hotel’s private beach club which boasts giant tents, a hip bar, and live DJ sets during the weekend.
Guests can choose between 368 rooms all featuring an elegant cream and brown color scheme, white furniture, and sleek bathrooms with glass-enclosed showers. Rooms located on the highest floors have balconies overlooking the neighborhood.
Hotel Caribe has an excellent dining offer. Pedro de Heredia is all about Colombian specialties in a setting overlooking the pool, Karibuki offers grab-and-go sushi, while India Catalina serves a buffet breakfast.
Guest rooms start at $100.