Hotel Charleston: stylish boutique hotels in Cartagena and Bogota, Colombia

Hotel Charleston Bogota

If you are going to Cartagena and Bogota, check out the Hotel Charleston, whose chic stylish interiors will delight travelers looking for contemporary design. The Hotel Charleston in Bogota comes as a surprise to business travelers because its exterior looks rather bland and unremarkable, but the interior is sophisticated and minimalist with warm, cozy accents. It is conveniently located in the exclusive north sector of Bogotá, just a blocks away from the financial and commercial districts. The restaurant, La Biblioteca, has been popular among locals and visitors for many years. Rooms are spacious with large working areas, Internet and phone connections. There is also a gym for people who want to keep up their fitness routine. Room rates start at $225 per night.

Meanwhile in Cartagena, the Hotel Charleston Santa Teresa blends traditional with modern tastes. Housed in a former 17th century convent, the hotel is located inside the walled city and has a charming inner courtyard that accommodates the bar and the Pizzeria Santa Lucia, known for its delicious pizzas and extensive wine list. Rooms are spacious and equipped with marble bathrooms. There is Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Room rates start at $250 per night.

Hotel Charleston Bogota
Cra. 13 # 85-46
Bogota D.C., Colombia
+57 1 2571100-2180590

Hotel Charleston Santa Teresa
Carrera 13 # 31-23 Centro Plaza de Santa Teresa
Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
+57 5 6649-494 or 664-9547

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  1. Hi,
    I wish I read this review before going to Colombia, these hotel look amazing. I love Bogota and Cartagena. It would be great to hear about unusual places to stay such as yachts for rent or sailing.