In the heart of Colombia’s capital, within the Santa Barbara Business district, lies the W Bogota, an innovative boutique hotel uniting business and pleasure. Take a stroll through the vibrant district, where restaurants, embassies and prime retail shops pave the streets and immerse yourself in the city’s traditions. Whether you spend your day exploring the city or at a business event, the W Bogota will welcome you with an outstanding wellness area and excellent food and wine choices to end your day at the rooftop bar in the glow of the city lights.

Location

Why is the W Bogota one of the best places to stay while visiting Colombia’s capital?

Located close to sights, tourism offices, banks, restaurants, boutiques, and shopping centers, the W Bogota is the perfect base for all your city adventures. Explore the capital or take a refreshing nature break from the city at the popular Parque Virrey, only a 15 minutes drive from the hotel. To experience the original character of Bogota head over to the Usaquen District, within walking distance of the hotel, and immerse yourself in the traditional Colombian way of life.

Key Facts

  • El Dorado International Airport is a 30-minute drive away from the hotel
  • perfect location in the center to explore the city
  • popular neighborhoods like Zona G, Zona T, or Parque 93 are only a short taxi ride away

What is special?

  • marvel at the glimmering city lights from above on the hotel’s rooftop, overlooking the entire city
  • the exclusive interior in the lobby makes you feel right at home when entering the hotel and sets the mood for a memorable stay
  • on Sundays browse through the celebrated flea market next to the hotel, filled with authentic local arts, crafts and homemade sweets

What do the guests say?

  • vacationers love being so close to all the important sights of the city  
  • “Excellent location in Bogota” – the close proximity to the metro and the excellent cab service makes it very easy for guests to get around  
  • Business travelers appreciate being so close to most international offices, which gives them more time to enjoy the city during their time off  

Accommodation

How is my private space? Will I be able to overlook the city from my room?

Rest in a beautiful spacious room, where extravagant décor and visionary amenities elevate your stay and make you feel at home away from home. As a contrast to the sleek white and gold furniture, an artistically printed canopy in vibrant colors flows over each bed. In the morning the large floor-to-ceiling windows will flood your open-plan room with the warm Colombian sunlight.

Key Facts

  • exclusive in-room entertainment, such as a large LCD Smart HDTV and iHome docking station
  • high-speed internet allows you to get work done and connect with the world
  • from your room
    stay hydrated at all times with complimentary water

What is special?

  • thanks to the “whatever/whenever” principle of the hotel, the staff won’t leave any of your wishes unfulfilled
  • wash away the stress of the day under the mesmerizing rainforest shower and step out feeling relaxed and recharged
  • fight to hit the snooze button, as the signature W mattresses will give you a rejuvenating night’s sleep, which will make it hard to get up

What do the guests say?

  • travelers love the modern interior and the open plan, which allows them to take a shower with a view
  • the complimentary chocolate delivery at night is a highly appreciated little treat
  • guests are impressed by the one-of-a-kind service and the friendly staff

Pools & Spa

Where can I rest after a long day of exploring Bogota?

Take a dip in the hotel’s rooftop pool while enjoying the panoramic 360-degree city view or stay active in the Fit gym, fully equipped with the best workout machines. At the AWAY® Spa you’ll be able to take in the skyline from every treatment room. The spa’s interior was inspired by the old Colombian legend of El Dorado and greets guests with emerald hues, sculptural ceilings, and floral mosaics.

Key Facts

  • the hotel features a fully equipped 24 hr FIT gym
  • 300-square-meter AWAY® Spa
  • nine-by-three-meter hydrotherapy pool

What is special?

  • get a couples’ massage while not missing out on the beautiful skyline view
  • personal trainers will help you stay fit with a customized training session during your stay
  • slip into a plush bathrobe and treat yourself to a relaxing personalized spa treatment, where you will get pampered with finest local Loto del Sur botanical products

What do the guests say?

  • guests love refueling with a fresh juice at the gym bar after their workout
  • the incredible view and the private cabanas at the pool are a favorite of all visitors
  • fitness lovers enjoy the wide selection of first-class gym gear like free weights and excellent machines

Culinary

What is the typical cuisine of Colombia like? Do I have more than one restaurant option?

Taste fresh flavors and signature cocktails while satisfying all your culinary needs at the W Bogota. The international restaurant Market Kitchen offers its guests a unique all-day farm-to-table menu. Start your night out at Au Room, where one of a kind cocktails and DJ tunes give you a taste of the Colombian nightlife scene. If you’re craving a relaxed night, the informal dinner and drink options at the W Lounge are perfect for you.

Key Facts

  • famous chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten creates innovative dishes at Market Kitchen
  • the W Lounge offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a luxurious golden décor, yet in a relaxed atmosphere
  • in the evening local bands play live music at the hotel’s bar

What is special?

  • feast on local flavors at breakfast and try all the Colombian dishes like soups, local fruits, empanadas and chutneys
  • signature Ginger Margaritas and Watermelon Crushes at the W Lounge will revive and reboot weary travellers
  • drink like a local and try a beer at the W Bogota’s BBC, the largest micro-brewery in Colombia

What do the guests say?

  • guest recommend making use of the bottomless brunch during the weekends
  • the slow-cooked salmon on truffle mash is a favorite dish on the Market Kitchen’s menu
  • all travelers enjoy the menu variations and many are happy about healthy vegan options

Activities

How can I spend my day in Bogota? What can I do in Bogota once I step out of the hotel’s door?

With its perfect location in the exclusive Santa Barbara Business area, the W Bogota is the ideal base for all your adventures around Colombia’s buzzing capital. Whether you want to explore colonial cobblestone alleys of La Candelaria or marvel at contemporary art pieces, Bogota offers everything from ancient cathedrals like the Iglesia de San Francisco to golden artwork at Museo del Oro.

Key Facts

  • bowling alleys, table tennis, and miniature golf parks can be found close to the hotel
  • get active on a hike, bike ride, play volleyball or squash
  • horse riding excursions can be arranged

What is special?

  • learn to speak like the locals at Whee Institute, the best Spanish School in Colombia
  • have fun with the entire family at Xcape, a live escape game, where you’ll be locked in a themed room and will have to solve exciting mysteries to open the door to freedom
  • explore nature outside of the city and learn about the environment on the famous nature preserve trail hike

What do the guests say?

  • guests love getting bikes from a local bike rental to explore the city on two wheels
  • the international art collection at Museo de Botero close to the hotel impresses many visitors
  • exploring the historic neighborhood of La Candelaria should be on the itinerary of every traveler