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The Book Hotel

#47 of 242 Hotels in Bogota
Certificate of Excellence
Carrera 5 # 57-79 | Chapinero Alto, Bogota 11001, Colombia (Formerly Hotel Boutique Alma)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn, New York
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47 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived late at this hotel from airport.service is ok. Price a bit high for offer. Location is great. We got a room with two twin beds. Was a bit crowded and small. Yes, it has a big window with views of the street but a night curtain lets streetlight shine all in you face. Rooms at night are very... More 

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San Angelo, Texas
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff was excellent. We didn't speak Spanish and they didn't speak English but they were so understanding to communicate with us with an app. They let us check in early, which we were so greatful for. The airport transportation they arranged was quick and easy. Breakfast was excellent. Made to order omelettes. You will need a taxi to get... More 

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San Francisco
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose The Book Hotel because staying in a safe part of town was important to us, as was being centrally located. We got both of those things, this is pretty much smack in the middle of Carrera 7 between La Candelaria and La Zona Rosa. The included breakfast was ok, some days better than others, but the cafe with... More 

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

i loved staying in this hotel. the rooms are really lovely and the bookshelves all over the entrance add to the warmth an exccentric nature of this hotel. near to a very central street which opens on a Sunday for walking, cycling and performance. definitely where i will be going back to if i head to Bogota again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We had booked into a airbnb by the traffic lights on septima. One night was enough to realise that we had made a bad mistake. We abandoned it with all the hassle that this entailed. All we wanted in this vibrant and exciting city for a week was somewhere quiet to sleep. We found the Book hotel on This quiet... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We stayed for two nights at this hotel which is well appointed and comfortable. There's a nice book/coffee shop at the front and it is located in a pretty nice neighborhood. We found the staff to be very helpful, friendly and accommodating, especially Carlos who was exceptional and repeatedly went above and beyond the call of duty. Be aware that... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

For us Bogota was a break between Villa de Leyva and Salento. We really didn't expect much but what we received was great. The hotel was nice and situated in nice area of town which we felt pretty safe. It was not too hard to go out for a dinner or a drink. The hotel offers all basic amenities that... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed at this cute hotel several times throughout our Colombian vacation. Each time we came back to Bogota, there was always a warm welcome at The Book Hotel. The staff were super friendly, professional and helpful. The lobby is a great place to relax as well as to find guide books and other interesting books, offered... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I was very pleasantly surprised by this hotel. I checked in with a guest and stayed in one of the King Suites. The room was nice, large and very clean. The best part, it was very reasonably priced. We missed our connection on the way to Bogota and the hotel staff was very kind and did not charge us for... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Having walked past this hotel a couple of times, my wife and I decided to stay there for a night this weekend. And what a pleasant surprise that was. You could say the lobby and restaurant/cafe are set in a library, providing a very unique atmosphere. The rooms are comfy, simple and modern. While the shower cubicle is on the... More 

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