• Four Seasons Casa Medina (Bogotá): The luxe international hotelier took over this emblematic property in the Zona G in 2015. Designed from pieces of colonial convents, the 62-room hotel’s stone columns and hand-carved doors have been restored to their original glory.
  • Sofitel Santa Clara (Caribbean Coast): In a converted 17th-century convent, this colonial gem in Cartagena’s old city was the setting of the García Márquez novel Of Love and Other Demons. Despite being the largest hotel in this part of the city, it manages to add modern amenities without losing the original architectural spirit.
  • Tcherassi Hotel + Spa (Caribbean Coast): One of Colombia’s biggest fashion designers enters the hotel game with a posh boutique hotel in a 250-year-old colonial mansion in Cartagena. There’s an Italian restaurant, a spa, a vertical garden, and just seven immaculate rooms.
  • Charlee Hotel (Medellín): It’s modern and edgy and it towers over Parque Lleras—the Charlee is more than a hotel. With a ground-floor restaurant, rooms with hibachi grills, and a rooftop pool and bar, it’s a place to see and be seen.
  • Eco-habs Tayrona (Caribbean Coast): Crafted from native woods and thatched roofs from palm leaves, these cushy four-person Tayrona bungalows above Canaveral beach in Parque Nacional were inspired by ancient tribes that once lived here. A spa and gourmet restaurant are also on site.
  • Hacienda Venecia (Eje Cafetero): Set on a working coffee finca near Manizales, this rural inn is designed with traditional Bahareque elements like bamboo-and-clay walls and red tile roofs.
  • Hotel Dann Monasterio (Cali & the Southwest): In the white city of Popayán, this 16th-century Franciscan monastery is a colonial attraction as important as the city’s famed churches and plazas. Elegant and classy rooms surround an atmospheric courtyard.
  • Portal de la Marquesa (Caribbean Coast): In the long-lost colonial city of Mompós (aka Mompox), this 1735 home built for a rich merchant feels like a time machine. Hand-carved wooden doors, high ceilings, and original wood columns have all been restored by local artisans.
  • Cosmos (Pacific Coast): What is this sleek, modern hotel doing standing over the bay in once-shabby Buenaventura? You’ll never look at the Colombian Pacific’s largest container port the same way after looking at it from a rooftop infinity pool.
  • Deep Blue (Providencia): On the rainforest-covered hillside of this quiet Caribbean Island near San Andrés, this refined small hotel is popular with both honeymooners and divers. All of the 13 rooms have private ocean-facing balconies and some add private plunge pools.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.