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“Three weeks in the Cite.” 4 of 5 stars
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Cite Hotel
Ranked #23 of 261 Hotels in Bogota
Certificate of Excellence
Level Contributor
76 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Three weeks in the Cite.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

Cite hotel is very modern and clean. The wifi is excellent and does not require multiple logins every day which can be frustrating. The breakfast included in the rate is very good and the Sunday brunch is excellent. Security in this hotel is the best and includes a K9 unit. What makes this hotel a standout though is its perfect location. You can easily walk to Zona T or to park93. This hotel puts you in the middle of the action. My only complaint is like most Colombian hotels Cite wants to charge an extra fee for having more than 1 person in the room which doesn't sit well with me. Other than that this is a great location and a good hotel.

  • Stayed May 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Helpful?
1 Thank Watercooled
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claudia a, Gerente at Cite Hotel, responded to this review, August 11, 2014
Thank you for your comment; we hope to have you back again.
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Frederick, Maryland
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104 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

The Cite Hotel is a very nice hotel that should satisfy the businessperson who wants to get away from the large 5-star chain hotels without giving up the amenities and service one expects at those hotels. The rooms are large and comfortable. They are clean and the bathrooms are modern. Showers are spacious and have excellent shower heads that provide voluminous amounts of hot water, great for unwinding after a long day of work. The bathroom amenities are from l'Occitane en Provence. Breakfast was included in my rate. The mostly buffet was modest with a nice selection of fruits and sweet breads. Eggs cooked to order were available. Coffee was delicious, but why in such small cups? They come around often to refill, so no harm. The best feature of the hotel is the extremely attentive,friendly and professional staff. There always seemed to be someone around who spoke English, which for me, was great. For a small, boutique hotel, the Cite Hotel was an excellent choice. Now two criticisms, First, something about the in-room air handler let off a really bad smell when turned on. The other complaint was another olfactory problem too. The cleanser used in the lobby was horrible and that smell stayed in my nose for at least an hour after I left the hotel each morning. By the evening it seemed to have worn off, but was back again each morning. If not for that I would have given 5-stars.

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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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2 Thank Limulus
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claudia a, Gerente at Cite Hotel, responded to this review, August 11, 2014
Thank you for your nice comments; about the smell of the air conditioner, we already fix it and the same applies for the lobby.
hope to have you back.
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NYC
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113 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

The Cite Hotel is an oasis in the middle of busy Bogota. The rooms are very comfortable and clean. The staff is extremely helpful and friendly. Every morning I asked them to help us prepare our daily sightseeing itinerary and they were happy to offer suggestions. They had a thorough knowledge of the city and helped us find taxis and other modes of transportation every day. The rooftop pool is beautiful and relaxing with a stunning view, cedar deck, lounge chairs and tables. The breakfast buffet was varied and delicious. We had fruit and egg white omelets made to order every morning along with the delicious OMA coffee served in the hotel. There is an Irish pub on the corner and a grocery store two blocks away. Great location, great staff, great hotel.

Room Tip: We heard that the rooms on the 8th floor could get noisy if there were people hanging out at the roo...
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Helpful?
1 Thank SimieMom
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claudia a, Gerente at Cite Hotel, responded to this review, August 12, 2014
thank you very much for your nice comments; we hope to have you back again with us!
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

Clean boutique business hotel. Great service, well designed rooms with great bath products. Good breakfast buffet with lots of fresh juices and fruits.

Stayed March 2012, traveled with friends
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1 Thank Abigail C
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claudia a, Gerente at Cite Hotel, responded to this review, August 12, 2014
Thank you very much for your comments; we hope to have you back soon
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Santiago
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96 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

I've stayed several times in the Cité, travelling on business and leisure. Indeed a great choice as it is well located (but not close to downtown), the area is fine, and the hotel is modern, well kept, with ample rooms. It is adjacent to a nice park where one can walk or jog. The hotel is enough good that it doesn't come to mind trying a different one.

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Helpful?
2 Thank RicardoLeon
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claudia a, Gerente at Cite Hotel, responded to this review, August 12, 2014
thank you for such nice comments and great loyalty!! we hope to have you back with us many times!!
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Santiago, Chile
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38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

Since the minute we walked in, it seemed like a very nice hotel. Friendly staff, and nice areas; and when we got to the room it was everything and beyond we expected! Bed is super comfy, the bathroon is absolutely great, very thick and nice white towels, the room was very neat and clean, spacious, and great courtains so we could sleep as much as we wanted.
Buffet breakfast is ok, not great but has different options. The park right next to the hotel is really nice, and one really great thing is that on sundays some roads are closed for bikes, and the hotel has free bikes you can use, and we certainly did! the taxi driver at the hotel took us on several tours around the city, picked us up at "Andres Carne de Res" on time, so everything was just perfect. If we go back to Bogota, we´ll definately stay again in this hotel!

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Helpful?
1 Thank leoandmaca
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claudia a, Gerente at Cite Hotel, responded to this review, August 13, 2014
Thank you very much for your opinion!! is our goal to exceed our guests expectations, and that is our reason to be!!! hope to have you back
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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29 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

On my last visit stayed there for 8 nights. The hotel is well kept and is relatively well located near in a safe residential area, just few minutes walk from some of the mayor malls and restaurants in the zone. The only downside is that the hotel does not have a gym in their premises (though they do offer to go to a gym not far.... but). Good chice business travelers.

Room Tip: Do not take the 8th floor
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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Helpful?
Thank bemacol
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claudia a, Gerente at Cite Hotel, responded to this review, August 13, 2014
Thank you for your comments; we already do not have our own gym, but certainly by the end of this year will have it, and you will love it!!! hope to have you back soon!!
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Property: Cite Hotel
Address: Carrera 15 N 88-10 | (Parque del Virrey), Bogota, Colombia
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Location: Colombia > Bogota
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #23 of 261 Hotels in Bogota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Cite Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 56
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