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Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Just OK is the best to say for this hotel. Lobby and other public areas look great, but rooms and halls need updating. Old carpeting and a loud air conditioner are some examples.Bath was good, but small. No hairdryer or coffee maker in the room. Bring your passport to avoid paying 16% VAT- we had a photo of ours, but...

Thank RiCardo1952
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I resided at this hotel for two months in 2016; March and April. Location is excellent. Many good restaurants within short walking distance. Area safe for walking in the evenings. Internet fast and reliable. Clean rooms. Decent breakfast included for price. Staff friendly. Manager/owner speaks fluent English. Overall, excellent value. Foreigners don't pay value added tax.

Thank green228
Alexandria, Canada
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Lesek (the hotel manager) and his crew are simply top notch!! I returned to this hotel despite having a few some issues during my first visit... because the hotel was under renovation. Well... let's just say that the management and staff more than made up for it. First off... to be greeted with a HUGE smile and handshake from Carlos...

1Thank AdLiBbAlainLauzon
New York City, New York
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Renovations of the lobby underway, but overall a great experience. The staff is attentive and friendly. I definitely look to be back at El Peñon soon. I have stayed in the area in other hotels and this hotel definitely exceded my expectations. The rooms are big, comfortable and clean. the location couldn't be any better. It's in the middle of...

Thank Deivid V
Alexandria, Canada
Reviewed 2 January 2016

I stayed at the hotel during its major renovation (basically ground floor all torn out!) and it was quite frustrating to be woken up in the morning by the jackhammers on the foundation posts of the hotel. I was lucky I did not have to spend much time during the day or else it would have been unacceptable. The hotel...

Thank AdLiBbAlainLauzon
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2015

The management personnel is very unprofessional and dishonest.... They were expecting us to stay in the hotel while the water system in the entire hotel wasn't functioning at all. They were smart enough to take us to a nearest hotel to compensate us due to the mentioned issue, but unfortunatelly that hotel also had the water service shut down. They...

Thank John Rambo p
Colombia, S.A.
Reviewed 1 June 2015

I stayed a night here - Room 802, which is situated between floors 7 and 8. The elevator skips floors, stopping at odd-numbered floors only. I kind of liked it, as I didn't have a lot of foot traffic trotting by my room throughout the night. The room was quite big, so big in fact that the 32" TV was...

Thank inspectorjavert70
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2015

I stayed here in March 2015. I had a suite room. The room was a bit dated and very noisy but the staff were attentive and the place was clean. There was a mini bar and snacks available in the room however I just went to the supermarket and bought things for a fraction of the price. The hotel is...

Thank Rach M
Reviewed 12 April 2014 via mobile

This hotel is located in the best spot of the city. The service was great and the price was fair. It is located walking distance to great shops and restaurants. The river is just around the corner so it's great for walking/running. I very much recommend this hotel.

3Thank larestrepo
Reviewed 20 March 2014

The rooms were clean, the staff was friendly. The staff was very attentive to my needs, they provided everything I asked. They brought my breakfast to my room when asked. No problems with coming in and out at anytime and there was no questioning by the staff.

1Thank wilc82

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Peñon Hotel is conveniently located in El Peñon neighbourhood, only 100 metres away from the financial area and the centre of the city. The zone offers a wide range of restaurants, bars, offices and business centres. The hotel's front desk is open 24 hours a day. Breakfast and wi-fi connection are offered at no additional cost. The rooms are spacious and fully equipped with minibar, workstation, satellite TV, air conditioning and a private bathroom with shower. El Peñon Hotel offers an exclusive breakfast area, a business centre available 24 hours a day, and two restaurants open to the public (Chef Burger - Turk House). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel El Penon

Address: Calle 1a Oeste 2 - 61 | Barrio El Penon, Cali 760040, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Valle del Cauca Department > Cali
Price Range: $56 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel El Penon 3.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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“I like the 10th floor.... great rooms!!”
 of 5 bubbles AdLiBbAlainLauzon, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I always go for high floors”
 of 5 bubbles 872deividv, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“To look for a different hotel where the atention might be better.....”
 of 5 bubbles johnrambop, 9 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Corner rooms are noisy as they face the main street with bars and clubs”
 of 5 bubbles 838rachm, 27 Mar 2015 | Read review
“If you want a quiet room try 1002, 802, 602. 402 but the lift doesn't go to the floors. Corner rooms have separate livingrooms”
 of 5 bubbles FaeGlasgow, 28 Aug 2013 | Read review
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