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Best Bogota Hotels – From Luxury Accommodation to Budget

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Bogotá, the capital and largest city in Colombia is a historically significant and stunning destination for travelers to enjoy, with a temperate climate that offers a nice escape from the heat and humidity from the rest of the country!

Located right in the middle of the country and surrounded by national parks, green spaces and the famous Monserrate mountain, Bogota is bursting with things to do. Now that you’re planning a trip to this city, you might be wondering where to stay in Bogota, right? No worries, I’m here to help!

In this ultimate guide on Bogotá hotels, you’ll find everything you need to know from hotels, apartments and even airport hotels as well.

Are you ready? ¡Empezamos!

If you’re in a hurry…

The best area to stay for first-time visitors to Bogota is Teusaquillo. This is the ideal base if you’re looking for convenience, as it’s very well connected to the rest of the city!

Best hotels in Bogota in a nutshell

Which area should you choose for your stay in Bogota?

Here is a map of all 5 neighborhoods in Bogota I’ll be talking about in this post, so you can get a better idea about where each of them is located:

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Scroll down to find my personalized list of recommendations that will help you make your decision for the best area depending on your interests, budget and travel itinerary:

  • Where to stay in Bogota for the first time: Teusaquillo
  • Where to stay in Bogota for luxury: El Chico
  • Where to stay in Bogota for budget travelers: La Candelaria (Bogota Old Town)
  • Where to stay in Bogota for nightlife: Zona Rosa
  • Where to stay in Bogota for families: El Chico

1. Teusaquillo

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photo credits: Alejandro Forero Cuervo. ”Calle en Teusaquillo”. Photograph under creative commons license, available on Flickr. All rights belong to the photographer.

Teusaquillo is the heart and soul of the city and definitely the best place to stay in Bogota if you’re visiting the city for the very first time!

Even though Teusaquillo is not a historical area of the city, it is very well located which means you’ll have easy access to the rest of Bogota. Some of the highlights of this area include the Simón Bolívar Metropolitan Park, Kids Museum, Parque de Los Novios and more.

This is also one of the best places to stay for people who love nature and the outdoors! If you feel like this is the right area for you, scroll down to find my selection of hotels in Teusaquillo:

Luxury (US$100 and up)

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In this section I will be discussing the best of the best! Let’s head straight into the Bogota 5-star hotels section:

  • Grand Hyatt Bogota – If you love to be charmed by stunning views, impeccable service and unparalleled amenities, look no further, as this is a great place to stay! Boasting amazing facilities such as a sauna, pool, gym, restaurant and even a bar, The Grand Hyatt is, in my opinion, the best 5-star hotel in Bogota, Colombia!
  • Marriott Bogota Hotel – In a similar fashion, The Marriott offers many of the same facilities as the Grand Hyatt, and their breakfast is delicious, some of the best hotel coffee ever!

Mid-range (US$20 – US$100)

  • TRYP By Wyndham Bogota Embajada  – This hotel is home to an excellent in-house restaurant that will allow you to eat for a reasonable price. In addition, the decor is tasteful, modern and contemporary!
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Bogota AR – If you want to be close to plenty of coffee shops and flea market options (such as Usaquen) and to enjoy a very good value for the money, then this hotel must be the perfect place for you!

Budget (up to US$20)

If you’re travelling to Bogota on a budget, don’t worry, the city is full of budget accommodation options that won’t make you feel like you’re living out a scene from a horror movie!

Here are the best places to stay in Bogota, Teusaquillo on a budget:

  • Maité Hostel – Here’s a great budget-friendly hostel that will offer you the best stay in the city center! Staying here means you’ll enjoy all the awesome facilities at the accommodation and you’ll also have many flea market options nearby.
  • AZ Hotel – This is another great hotel if you want to have a very good time in Bogota but you’re traveling on a tight budget. Trust me, this one has some unbeatable rates!

2. La Candelaria

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La Candelaria is a great historical neighborhood (the oldest one, actually!) and a true gem among all the areas of Bogota!

You can consider this neighborhood to be the historic center of Bogota – some people even call it the “cultural capital” of the city! This area is close to Santa Fe and Bolivar Plaza is the very center of this area. This neighborhood is also home to some other notable attractions for your bucket list including the National Capitol, Palacio Liévano, the Gold Museum, Museo Colonial and more!

If you feel like this is the right area for you, here are my hand-picked hotel choices for La Candelaria:

Luxury (US$110 and up)

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  • The Orchids – Are you looking for a great place to stay right in the heart of La Candelaria? You just found it! This superb hotel is a very popular choice in this area!
  • Selina La Candelaria Bogotá – Here’s another super choice if you want to enjoy the best time in Bogota! Staying here means you’ll be close to tons of awesome restaurant, bars, cafes and shopping places!

Mid-range (US$40 – US$110)

  • Hotel Casa de la Vega – This is one of my top recommendations if you’re looking for a great mid-range hotel located walking distance to all the interesting attractions in La Candelaria!
  • The Candelaria House Boutique – Here’s another superb choice if you want to stay in La Candelaria and enjoy a very good value for the money you’ll be paying! This one has a garden, a terrace and a 24-hour front desk!

Budget (up to US$40)

  • Arche Noah Boutique Hostel – This boutique hostel is exactly that: boutique. It has an extremely impressive terrace to enjoy a nice cold beer or warm cup of tea on those cool mornings! This is one of the best hostels in Bogota, La Candelaria!
  • Magdalena Guest House – Here’s another very good budget-friendly choice if you want to stay right in the historic center of Bogota! This is also a good excuse to make some international friends!

3. La Zona Rosa

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photo credits: Isaacyaya. Photograph available on Wikimedia. Isaacyaya / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)

La Zona Rosa is the nightlife center in all Southern American cities – and Bogota is not exception! This is the ideal place to base yourself if you want to be surrounded by tons of bars, pubs and, of course, nightclubs!

This is the greatest area to stay if you are looking for a vibrant atmosphere and many choices to dance the night away. That being said, even though this area is very safe, I wouldn’t recommend it to families traveling to the city or to people looking for a laid-back atmosphere.

If you have decided to stay in La Zona Rosa, here are the best hotels I could find for you, all broken down by budget:

Luxury (US$100 and up)

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  • Sofitel Bogota Victoria Regia – Are you looking for the best hotels in Zona Rosa, Bogota? You just found one of the top options out there! It’s a very good 5-star hotel that awaits with free Wi-Fi, an on-site restaurant, a bar and more.
  • NH Collection Bogota Andino Royal – Here’s another amazing choice if you want to enjoy the ultimate luxurious stay in this cool neighborhood! This beautiful 5-star hotel has modern furnishings, a sauna, an on-site gym and even a business center.

Mid-range (US$30 – US$100)

  • GHL Hotel Hamilton – If value is what you’re looking for, then this awesome hotel located right in the heart of Zona Rosa is the right choice for you! It offers a 4-star service and a very beautiful decor!
  • NH Bogota Boheme Royal – Here’s another great mid-range hotel located within walking distance to all the important attractions and activities in La Zona Rosa! The rooms are simply superb, just check out the pictures!

Budget (up to US$30)

  • Top Tours Accommodations – Are you looking for the best budget stay in one of the best areas in Bogota for nightlife? Then trust me when I say that this awesome hostel is one of the best choices you can make!
  • Mad Nomad Hostel – This is another great hostel right in the heart of Zona Rosa, close to plenty of awesome bars and nightclubs. Plus, you’ll also have a shared fully equipped kitchen that you can use as you wish!

4. Chapinero / Zona G

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photo credits: kzoop. ”Chapinero”. Photograph under creative commons license, available on Flickr. All rights belong to the photographer.

Chapinero is a super cool neighborhood in Bogota and it’s also home to Zona G – the best place for all foodies out there (yep, G comes from “Gourmet”!)

Chapinero has a great location, very very close to the city center, so it’s a great area if you want to be in the middle of the action at all times. Plus, this is a very culturally diverse neighborhood, so you can make friends from all over the world here!

Apart from amazing restaurants, you’ll also find tons of awesome shops, bars, theaters and everything in-between here, so it will be pretty much impossible to get bored. That being said, here are the best hotels in Chapinero / Zona G I have selected for you:

Luxury (US$100 and up)

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  • Hilton Bogotá – Location, location, location! If location is important to you, then this hotel is one of the best picks out there. Located in downtown Bogota, you can’t go wrong with The Hilton!
  • EK Hotel – Here’s another beautiful choice if you want to be in one of the best areas in the entire city! Staying here means you’ll be surrounded by tons of coffee shops, food places and other interesting attractions.

Mid-range (US$50 – US$100)

  • Hotel B3 Virrey – B3 Virrey has a modern, classy restaurant and outdoor terrace bar, however my favorite aspect of this hotel is the façade! B3 Virrey is located in the Zona T Bogota area, an added bonus!
  • Hotel El Dorado Bogota – This is another one of the best mid-range hotels in the city! I definitely recommend it to anyone looking for charming rooms and plenty of dining options!

Budget (up to US$50)

  • Suites Casa 95 – In case you’re looking for one of the best budget  hotels in Chapinero, close to the center of the city, this one’s for you! The rooms here are super comfortable and the rates are pretty much unbeatable!
  • Chapinero Hills Hostel – Here’s another awesome place to stay if you want easy access to all the interesting attractions in the city center and Zona G! Truly one of the best accommodations around!

5. El Chico / Parque 93

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photo credits: Felipe Restrepo Acosta. Photograph available on Wikimedia. Felipe Restrepo Acosta / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)

If you’re looking for an upscale experience during your vacation in Bogota, then you should know that you’ll find tons of amazing luxury hotels in the El Chico area!

But don’t get scared – you’ll also find countless accommodation options for all types of budgets here, not only luxurious 5-star hotels! This is also one of the safest areas that you can choose from, so no worries about that.

El Chico is located a bit North of Zona Rosa and one of its main attractions is, of course, Parque 93 (a gorgeous park), the heart of the neighborhood! Some other interesting sights around include Parque El Chico and Parque El Virrey, so this area is pretty ideal for all nature lovers! If you feel like this is the best place for you, here are the best hotels in El Chico, close to Parque 93 that I have selected for you:

Luxury (US$100 and up)

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  • Salvio Parque 93 – Are you looking for some of the best hotels in El Chico, close to Parque 93? Then this new accommodation is one of the best ones where you can book your room, trust me!
  • Hotel El Dorado Bogota – In case you’re looking for a luxurious hotel supr close to the city center, search no more, as you just found it! The rooms here are simply superb and the beds are super comfy, perfect after a full day of exploring Bogota!

Mid-range (US$50 – US$100)

  • Hotel Dann Carlton Bogotá – This hotel is an impressive building! Grand, bold and classy, the decor matches the service provided by the staff and you will feel like a million bucks throughout your stay! Located in the financial district, this is an excellent boutique hotel in Bogota!
  • Four Points By Sheraton Bogota – This is another one of the best mid-range hotels in El Chico! It’s great if you want to enjoy a local atmosphere, while also being a short walk away from all the interesting attractions around!

Budget (up to US$50)

  • Selina Parque 93 Bogota – This is one of the best budget stays in the entire city if you’re looking for simple and comfortable rooms and some unbeatable rates. Just take a look at the pictures, you may love what you see!
  • Hotel Parque 97 Suites – Here’s another one if you still didn’t find the ideal budget-friendly place for your stay in Bogota! I’m sure this would be the place of your dreams!

Best apartments in Bogota

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If you are the kind of person who prefers a touch more privacy and independence whilst you travel, Bogotá is a paradise of apartments and self-contained properties that will allow you the freedom to really set up camp and relax!

Here are the best apartments for rent in Bogota, Colombia:

Luxury (US$100 and up)

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  • 8010 Urban Living – The best choice of Bogotá apartments! If you want to feel like you’re staying in a park avenue loft whilst in Bogotá, then this is the place to stay! In addition, it’s located in one of the best neighborhoods in Bogotá, Chaperino which is within the Zona Rosa in Bogotá.
  • 93 Luxury Suites & Residences – Another super choice in Bogotá, this apartment features simply some of the most stunning interior design and decor that I’ve ever seen! The views are breathtaking and the location is great.

Mid-range (US$50 – US$100)

  • Apartamentos Plaza Suites – A self-contained apartment that ticks all the boxes; spacious, clean, good location, great facilities and little bit of luxury sprinkled over the top all within a reasonable budget? Yes, it is possible!
  • Apartamentos Regency La Feria – This is another great option with a pool and a fitness center, plus all the trappings of a home! The apartments themselves are tidy, simple and spacious, make sure you request one with a view as they are simply stunning.

Budget (up to US$50)

  • Casa Del Arbol – Do you want to stay in a cool, art deco style apartment with two levels, all for around $50 a night? Well this is your perfect destination! Watch out! It is often booked out months in advance. The property is located inside La Candelaria which is the best place to stay in Bogotá for nightlife!
  • Apartaestudios Los Andes – For a budget option these apartments are really great. They have a frequent cleaning service, kitchenette and are located close to the action, surrounded by cafes, restaurants and bars.

BONUS 2: Where to stay in Bogota near the airport

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If you are like me and absolutely hate getting to/from the airport/hotel, sometimes you just want to find somewhere to stay close to the airport. And because Bogotá is no exception, I have created this list to find the best Bogotá airport hotel close to El Dorado Airport (BOG):

  • (Luxury) Hilton Garden Inn Bogotá Airport – If you want to stay in one of the best hotels in Bogota near the airport and also enjoy luxury and service, this is your choice
  • (Budget) Hotel Casa Modelia – For me, this is one of the best places to stay in Bogota near the airport on a budget!



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Conclusion

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We made it to the end!

That is my complete guide on where to stay in Bogota! No matter whether you’re a baller businessman, a regular family or a budget backpacker, there are countless options for you to rest your weary travelling head Bogotá every night. From budget hotels and apartments to 5-star luxury experiences and even a couple close to the airport, I have done the hard work for you, and now the hard part belongs to you, the choosing.

A word of warning: Bogota accommodation is often booked far in advance. Therefore, I recommend booking as soon as you know your travel plans, there’s nothing worse than having to settle for a second-rate hotel on your dream trip!

Oh, and by the way, if you want to find out about the best things to do in the city, I recommend checking out my article – Best Things to do in Bogota!

I absolutely loved my time in Bogotá (my favorite Colombian city) and I know you will too! If you have any questions or queries feel free to drop me a comment below and be sure to check out the rest of my posts about Colombia here.

Happy travels!

Arantxa

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Arantxa is Spanish and a born traveler. Having lived in five different countries and traveled extensively throughout Europe, all the Americas, Australia, and Asia. There's no place she wouldn't go, and she is planning on taking you along!

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