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The first upscale boutique hotel in town and still the most fashionable, the Charlee’s hip design, edgy ambience, and art-filled spaces court the pretty, party-loving, under-35 demographic. Rooms and suites with large balconies (with hot tubs) channel a minimalist aesthetic that combines textures and colors with aplomb; lots of leather, glass, and bold textiles create striking design statements. This is definitely the place for night owls. At the center of the action, right off Parque Lleras, between the traffic noise and hum of bass—it’s loud, really loud. There’s a small rooftop pool (more aesthetic than recreational), a decent restaurant, and nightclub Envy, a trendy hangout for gilded locals. The Charlee is one of Medellín’s most expensive lodging options, so be sure you are fully in the mood to embrace its spirit of instant gratification before you commit.