• San Pedro Hotel Spa Magnificent amalgamation of modern comfort, colonial style and sharp service.
  • Casa de François Hillside ecological hostel overlooking San Agustín, with meals made of ingredients grown on the property.
  • Hotel Click-Clack All that is cool in Bogotá seems to have been compressed into this trendy boutique hotel.
  • Casa del Farol Wonderful haven from the heat in Santa Marta with rooms themed around well-known world cities.


  • Rango Industrial chic hotel-hostel hybrid in Medellín, complete with fusion restaurant.
  • Condor de los Andes Hostel in colonial-style house, overlooking the mountains and offering all manner of adventure tours.
  • Bona Vida Hostel Tercera One of two hostels in Riohacha offering deluxe accommodation at non-deluxe prices.
  • Renacer Guesthouse Pretty edge-of-town hostel with a raft of extra-curricular activities.

Boutique Hotels

  • Reserva El Cairo Charming traditional farmhouse set amid a nature reserve, with bird-watching and paragliding on offer.
  • Hacienda Venecia Characterful, antique-filled rooms, a wraparound verandah and award-winning coffee.
  • Orchids Small regal hotel in central Bogotá with refined furnishings and exceptional service.
  • Las Terrazas de Salento Elegant hilltop hotel with chill-out garden terrace and wonderful views of Salento.