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Medellin, Colombia Hotels: From Airbnb To Hidden Gems

By DeAnna Taylor

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Medellin, Colombia is a hidden gem within the South American country. Just a few decades ago, this city was known for crime. Now, it has fully transformed and boasts art-drenched streets and world-class culture.

 

We’ve compiled this list of the best places to stay during your visit to Medellin.

 

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Luxury Hotels

 

The Charlee Hotels: Inspired by the modern art of Medellin, this hotel has the perfect location. The hotel has a rooftop pool and features an Italian steakhouse on the premises. Travelers will enjoy the large balconies in many rooms that overlook the city.

 

Photo courtesy of The Charlee

 

Hotel Park 10: Located near the financial and entertainment sector of Medellin, this hotel is close to garden parks, casinos, and restaurants. The rooms here are English style which combines wood, marble, stained glass, and rock crystal mirrors. Guests can expect complimentary to nearby El Rodeo Country Club.

 

Photo courtesy of Hotel Park 10

 

NH Collection Medellin Royal: This modern yet luxurious hotel is near the business area of Medellin. It is only 45 minutes from the airport and is close to shopping and restaurants.


 

Photo courtesy of NH Collection Medellin Royal

 

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Mid-Range

 

LQ Hotel By La Quinta Medellin: Offering free traditional breakfast, free Wi-Fi, and a fully equipped fitness center this hotel is perfect for any traveler. The hotel also features a rooftop pool providing the best view of the city.

 

Photo courtesy of LQ Hotel

 

Hotel Estelar Blue: This hotel is described as stunning, modern, and practical. Located in the Guantape municipality of Medellin which is characterized by the color and decoration of its houses.

 

Photo courtesy of Hotel Estelar Blue

 

Loma Verde: This Airbnb listing combines the features of a hotel with the privacy and ease of your own place. This spot hosts a rooftop pool, fiber optic internet, and a fully equipped kitchen.

 

Photo courtesy of Airbnb listing

 

Budget-Friendly

 

Ivy Hostel: This 9-bedroom mansion includes six dorm rooms, three private rooms, and seven bathrooms. With a price as low as $20 per night, this is the perfect accommodation for the budget and/or solo traveler.

 

Photo Courtesy of Ivy Hostel Medellin

 

In The House Hotel: This hotel is in the popular El Poblado area and is close to many restaurants, cafes, and bars.

 

Photo courtesy of In The House Hotel

 

Bohemia Apartment- Amazing Views: This modern 1-bedroom apartment can be booked for as low as $13 per night on Airbnb. The view alone is worth more than the nightly rate.

 

Photo courtesy of Airbnb listing

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DeAnna Taylor

DeAnna Taylor is a criminal defense Attorney turned travel writer. The Charlotte native recently completed one year abroad working as an English teacher in South Korea. Her hobbies include fitness, traveling to new countries, and trying new foods.

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