100 Small Romantic
Hotels & Places

Come discover 100 of the most romantic small hotels and places in the world.


Romantic Places in Columbia


Located on the Caribbean sea, Columbia’s jewel of a colonial city was founded in the 16th century by conquistodores. To protect its gold treasure from pirates, they built the most extensive wall fortifications – 50 feet deep in places – in South America. The inspiration for Gabriel García Márquez’s novels of magic realism, Cartagena is a world heritage site and a popular tourist getaway for both Europeans and Columbians.

Hotel Casa Pestagua

Old City, Cartagena, Columbia

Restored 18th century aristocrat’s mansion with spacious grounds. Located one block off Old City’s main square.

T: +575-664-9510. 11 rooms. US$ 340-

Hostal Trés Banderas

Old City, Cartagena Columbia

Restored colonial house with a sun-faded artistocratic feel. Located in the Old City, the pedestrian-friendly historic part of Cartagena

T: +575-660-0160. 20 rooms. US$ 75-


Capital of Columbia. Stay in La Macarena, the bohemian quarter, or in Candelaria, the beautiful old colonial part of Bogotá and a short cab ride from bustling modern-day Bogotá.

Hotel de la Ópera

Calle 10, No. 5-72 La Candelaria, Bogotá Columbia

The small romantic hotel is the result of merging a colonial-era building with a 19th century building. The boutique-style hotel features a small spa and pool and a restaurant. It is located in the heart of old Bogotá, within walking distance of the presidential palace and the Museum of Gold.

T: +57 1 336 2066. 30 rooms. US$ 200-