Dann Carlton Medellin Hotel
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Medellin is amazing. What was once the murder capital of the world is now a sophisticated, first world city with amazing dining, nightlife and culture.
Avoiding Medellin because of drug cartels and Pablo Escobar would be like avoiding Germany because of nazis. It's all history and Americans need to update their mindset when it comes to …
... the name of the restauarant and they don't have a menu. I order the bandeja paisa with beef and NIck gets it with pork. It's very carb heavy but tasty - rice, beans, arepa, egg, plaintain, salad, avocado slice and your choice of meat.
Back to the room on the third floor. We are beaten by the heat. I have a slight headache and dry mouth. I'm thinking we need to go to Juan Valdez but the heat is telling me no. ...
... It was a great experience and as if the party wasn't going hard enough Tyler started passing around free shots of Viche which is a locally made spirit which doesn't taste the best but definitely gets you going! The party kept going and eventually they ran out of energy not long after we all did and Lisa and I snuck off to bed. So that was it, an amazing week finished off in true local style which was the best thing about being out there, the interaction and immersion in the local way of ...
... rise and fall of the hills and valleys. Its a lovely journey. Throughout the duration of these last 2 weeks we've been offered all manner of ridiculous journey times, often wildly inaccurate just to get a ticket sale. But I've brought along a Lonely Planet Travelbook and decide to go with their estimate of 2 hours so we can roughly plan our half day sightseeing. The 2 hours is correct and we get dropped off at a tourist information booth on the main road. El Penol has been ...
I LOVE this city and would love to live here! It's fun, vibrant, busy and just super cool. Over the couple of days I was here I fell in love with Botero's art and sculptures, drunk so much good coffee, went on the most informative and passionate walking tour where I now understand a little more about Columbia's crazy past, spent my Sunday chilling out ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsDann Carlton Medellin Hotel
The Dann Carlton surpassed all expectations. From the moment you enter the lobby, it's old world service. Comfortable, good size rooms, great breakfast and a very helpful bilingual staff.
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