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Hotel El Deportista

2.5-star2.5 stars
Calle 46 Numero 43 98, Medellin, Antioquia, 050016, Colombia

Within easy reach of Park of Lights
  • Free WiFi
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From 20 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Vibe
Awesome vibe
Service
Fantastic service
WiFi
Good internet service
Location
Location is ok

Hotel El Deportista

from £11
  • Quadruple Room
  • Executive Room
  • Superior Room
  • Quadruple Premium
  • Triple Premium
  • Family Room
  • Superior Room, Bathtub
  • Premium Twin Room
  • Basic Room, 1 Bedroom

What’s around Hotel El Deportista

Landmarks

  • In La Candelaria
  • Park of Lights (12-minute walk)
  • Botero Plaza (14-minute walk)
  • Palacio de la Cultura (15-minute walk)
  • University of Antioquia (45-minute walk)
  • San Antonio Park (6-minute walk)
  • La Gorda Sculpture (11-minute walk)
  • Berrio Park (11-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Medellin (MDE-Jose Maria Cordova Intl.) 49-min drive
  • San Antonio Station 9-min walk
  • Alpujarra Station 11-min walk
  • Parque Berrio Station 13-min walk
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 30 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is 1:00 PM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • Parents must have child's birth certificate and photo ID *

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • No parking

Offsite

  • Area shuttle *

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Room service
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

In the room

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
Be entertained
  • 24-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
More
  • Daily housekeeping

Hotel El Deportista’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel El Deportista Medellin
  • Hotel El Deportista
  • El Deportista Medellin
  • El Deportista

Policies

If you are travelling with a child, your property may require you to present the following documents: Parents travelling to Colombia with a child under 18 may be required to present the child's birth certificate and photo ID (passport for foreign visitors) upon check-in. If a relative or legal guardian is travelling to Colombia with the child, that relative or legal guardian may be required to present a notarised consent of travel signed by both parents and a copy of both parents' ID. If only one parent is travelling to Colombia with the child, that parent may be required to present a notarised consent of travel signed by the other parent. Visitors who plan to travel with children should consult with a Colombian consulate office prior to travel for further guidance.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • The national sales tax (19%) is charged at check-out to citizens of Colombia regardless of the length of stay and to foreigners staying 60 consecutive days or more. Foreigners on a tourist visa are exempt from this tax. Furthermore, the tax may apply per room when the room is shared by a taxable and a non-taxable guest.

Optional extras

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Very good 8.4 From 41 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Excellent value was truly a surprise.
Located in a busy downtown area, but our room was very quiet. Not everything was new, but it was clean and pleasant. No A/C, but you seldom need that in Medellin, and the fan was good.
Dan, usRomance trip
Very good 8.0
good overnight spot
This is a good option if you are on a budget.. the hotel is clean and is a good location. I checked in around 10:40 a night without a problem... Front desk guy was really helpfull
us1 night trip
Poor 2.0
Unfriendly, appalling customer relations
I arrives at about 9.30am. My room apparently was empty, clean and ready, but the receptionist pointed to a sign on the wall saying "check-in 3.00pm" and refused me access to the room unless I paid extra money. She said that was the rule and she couldn't change it. I would have to leave my bags in a storage and wait to shower and change until 3.00pm. I found that totally petty and ridiculous and explained that when I left in 2 days, I would be leaving at 5.00am - a full 8 hours before the advertised check-out time of 1.00pm - so if they wanted to charge by the hour, they would actually owe me a refund! This entire incident left a very bad taste in my mouth - a totally ridiculous approach to customer relations. Apart from that the bed did not have a top sheet - merely a blanket, which I'm sure had not been washed in weeks as it had long female hair attached to it...and that was just what I could see. The area around the hotel was not great and frankly they are much better options nearby which you should take unless you are willing to put up with totally unhelpful and unfriendly staff and manager.
Nigel, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing budget hotel!
We LOVED this hotel. As budget travelers, you usually sacrifice facilities, cleanliness, or friendliness of staff, but all of them were great here. The facilities were all new and clean, the shower had lots of hot water and water pressure was fantastic, and the bed was super comfortable. The room was a bit small, but still way better than many we've seen. And the staff are absolutely lovely. The only negative thing I could say is that we heard the area around it could get a bit dangerous after 10 pm since no one is around, but we never experienced any problems while we were there.
Natalie, usRomance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great place great price
I love it here. The only minus is that my bed was the hardest bed I've ever felt.
Alex, usOther trip

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