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“Excelent opportunity in Medellin” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hotel Porton Medellin

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Hotel Porton Medellin
Ranked #30 of 101 Hotels in Medellin
Certificate of Excellence
Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excelent opportunity in Medellin”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2013

Everithing was excelent at the hotel, the best service ever, people is very friendly, they make you feel as you were at home, the rooms were really comfortable, also the different amenities they provide you. Breakfast is perfect, thanks to that you don´t need to eat anything additional until lunch. Music at the bar is fantastic, the musician plays the guitar as a professional. I definitely will be at Hotel Portón Medellín, whenever I arrive to Medellín.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Marcela R
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2013

Alot better choices in the area. Service is very poor and you can tell they do not like foreigners staying in hotel . If you are from the US - I would not stay there. The breakfast was average . The only good thing about hotel is the proximity to zona rosa area.

  • Stayed May 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Washburn73
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Bogota, Colombia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2013

They have charged my credit card twice for the 1 week stay that i had. Now their finance team is not ready to take any ownership of investigating with their bank, as to why their bank has done two transactions. During checkout their Credit Card terminal was not working, so they swiped my cc using the manual machine.

Totally un-accountable, lacks ownership!

Do you want to stay in a hotel which charges you twice on your CC?

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Thank reachjango
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2013

Not bad not great the Room was clean and
Room small the Mattress is saggy.
The people were friendly.
Good shower.
The room service menu was poor and the food was not great.
The gym closes at 7 so it gave us no time except the morning,
The Internet was free although slow And kept dropping.

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Minkerman
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Olympia, Washington
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25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2013

It's across the street from Sante Fe center as stated. Carpets haven't been cleaned in hall and were soiled. One set of towels for two people...yes, you can call for more but in a two room suite and res is for two, don't you think someone would have planned ahead? Steam room (co-Ed) door doesn't close and no water in jacuzzis. Massage was one of the weakest I ever had.
If you are used to Sheraton, Marriott, or Westin you won't be happy here.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank crazy-traveler56
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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57 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2012

Porton is a decent hotel in Poblado, a good neighborhood in Medellin, and is facing a large upscale shopping mall named Santafe.
The hotel has a dated, tired feel to it, due to the interior decorating, which is so nineties.
The staff is courteous and professional. All in all there is not much noteworthy about Porton hotel, which is probably a good thing.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank MarOhv
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Medellin, Colombia
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114 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2012

The hotel is located in a great place, near the SantaFe Mall and the Oviedo Mall. Rooms are very nice and the breakfast very well served. The gym is not nice, the machines are old or not functioning and it was a bit dirty.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Fabian M
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Additional Information about Hotel Porton Medellin

Property: Hotel Porton Medellin
Address: Carrera 43a 9 SUR-51 | El Poblado, Medellin 050021, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Antioquia Department > Medellin
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #30 of 101 Hotels in Medellin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Porton Medellin 4*
Number of rooms: 70
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A sober and elegant Hotel, located in the most exclusive area near a major business centers, financial and trade. The hotel is known for its peaceful and welcoming environments. For rest and relaxation with a solarium terrace equipped with jacuzzy, hydromassage shower and steam bath. All rates include breakfast buffet and a wireless Internet connection unlimited. The warm service and personalized direct engagement with our guest ... more   less 
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