Hostal Baluarte La Candelaria
Set in a 400-year old townhouse built in the Spanish colonial period, Baluarte La Candelaria is a welcoming, family-friendly inn near the historic sites of Bogota's La Candelaria neighborhood. Cozy, white-walled guest rooms are simply furnished with comfortable beds, brightly colored bedspreads, and light wood furniture. All five rooms open onto a small yard with access to the shared bathroom facilities.
A lovely breakfast patio, lined with potted plants, leads to the kitchen and living area with easy chairs, dining table, Internet-enabled computer, and a television with satellite programming. Wi-Fi is available in all parts of the inn. Staff can assist with tours of the neighborhood and of other parts of Bogotá.
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La Candelaria is Bogota's historic center, and guests will find the Palacio de Nariño, Museo de Botero, Museo de Oro, and other sites demonstrating Colombia's history and culture within walking distance of the property. There are numerous convenience stores, pharmacies and other amenities in this area, which is especially full of stationery shops serving the students from the two universities in the neighborhood. Bogota's trendy northern district with its shopping malls, boutiques, and upscale housing is a 20-minute drive away.
Food & Beverage
Baluarte La Candelaria has a communal kitchen where guests are welcome to prepare their own meals. Many food shops and supermarkets can be found in the vicinity of the inn. The neighborhood also contains several eateries serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A wide selection of restaurants, from fast food to upscale dining, can be found in the north of Bogota in the Zona T, Zona G, and Parque de la 93—all about 20 minutes driving from La Candelaria.
How To Get There
Take 26th Street southeast from the airport, until you reach the junction with Carrera 7, almost at the base of the mountains. Go right on Carrera 7 and then a few blocks later left on 12th Street. Follow this three blocks up, and the hostel will be on the left-hand side.
Amenities & Services
General:Cable/Satellite TV, 24-Hour Front Desk, Patio, Guest Kitchen, Nearby Parking (free), Breakfast, Communal Living Room, Ground-Floor Terrace.
Services:Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN (free), Laundry Service, Computers with Internet Connection, Wake-Up Service, Luggage Storage, Airport Transfer, Taxi Service, Bike Rental, Butler, Tours and Excursions.
Nearby Attractions:Colonial Architecture, Sightseeing Tours, Gastronomy, Nightlife, Hiking, Historic District, Museum, Shopping Area, Cycling.
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