Hotel Estelar Las Colinas
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Estelar Las Colinas Manizales
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We took one of the larger buses with a/c from Medellin to Manizales. There were only about 10 people on this large bus so Dennis and I both took window seats. During the trip we passed through amazing countryside with breathtaking views of mountains. After about 4 hours drive, we arrived in Manizales which is smaller than Medellin, but still quite a city. At the bus terminal we got a taxi driver named Augusto, who was very engaging, slowing down in his speech ...
... a hotel a couple of km down the road so turned round to go there and see if we could get them to ring one of the TdA staff - we'd tried with our phones but only got a Spanish speaking lady - turns out they are trying to sell you ring tones and you have to wait till she finished and then hopefully you get connected.
Only gone 0.5km or so back down the hill in the darkness when a taxi stopped infant of us and Irin and ...
... sleep and the first place we tried, at the bus driver's suggestion, was to no avail. No one answered so we ventured onwards only to discover a hotel that answered our knock and proceeded to treat us like absolute royalty for the next three days.
We fell in love the architecture of hotel, which was recently renovated to showcase the beautiful design of ...
... of smiling and nodding from me) meant we were taken up into the roof, then onto the roof and up one of the spikes. I managed to pickup little bits of the tour and Alexis could speak Spanish so he translated important bits for me too. Right at the top we took a couple of cool pictures and then headed up the hill to Chipee where there were lots of family activities taking place, plenty of ice cream opportunities and beautiful views before jumping on a public bus back to the ...
On the first floor of the building, the hostel centres around a common area for dining and lounging. All the bedrooms are off the main room and ours overlooked the street with small standing balcony. The beds were nice and comfy and every bed had a locker - all very organised. Martha, the owner, couldn't be more helpful , she made cups of tea for our arrival and answered a ton of questions for us.
We headed out towards Catedral Basílica, it's acclaimed ...