For seeing the Gold Museum and other museums within walking distance, the Hotel Augusta was good. The staff was friendly and the breakfast good with eggs to order and a fruit and pasty buffet. Every morning there we several hot items. The beds were hard, the rooms dark and the towels inadequate. Every day (4) we had to request more towels, more toilet tissue, more soap. The shower was uneven and never drained. The bathroom was large, as was the shower, but not very attractive. There was no place to put anything in the bathroom. It was cold while we were there so they sent us a space heater. The beds were covered with plastic sheets. I ripped that off the first night since it was very uncomfortable. I felt like I was in the Sleep Cheap with a sheet like this on the bed. We were advised not to go out at night unles we took a cab. The hotel is in Candalalaria, which is not the safest area at night. The location was fine for us for what we wanted to do. I would not stay in this area on my next visit, but it was great for visiting museums and tourist attractions. I'd give the hotel a solid average.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Hotel Augusta is located in the Candelaria area at the resort, government and business in the city. Just a few steps away are the most charming and tourist sites in the capital as the Candelaria, the jet of Quevedo, the Cerro de Monserrate, Gold Museum, Quinta de Bolivar, Plaza Bolivar, the Church of San Francisco, the Cathedral among others, being an excellent choice for business people, tourists and organizations in general. This just 25 minutes from El Dorado International Airport, 30 minutes from Bus Terminal and 10 minutes from the train station of the Savannah. The Augusta hotel features 75 warm and comfortable rooms and Executive Suites type offering relaxation, satisfaction, comfort and convenience to our guests using elements that contribute to real rest, located in one of the most important buildings in the history of Colombia and architectural heritage City. Augusta St. Restaurant with international and eclectic dishes Light, light alternative NAS Cafe, the Grand Bar and cosmopolitan chick space that makes the difference in Bogota, reception halls as the Garnet, Cyan, Indigo and Scarlet these have the technical equipment to provide the best alternatives for conducting business meetings, seminars, conferences or other. These services are available 24 hours to make your stay a pleasant. ... more less
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