Where to stay in Villa de Leyva in Colombia? This charming town north of Bogota is one of the most charming towns in Colombia and is definitely worth spending two or more days. The village is known for its whitewashed houses along the cobbled streets with a stunning location in the lush green mountains of Colombia. As those picturesque streets of Villa de Leyva attract quite some visitors, this small town has plenty of great accommodations to stay. This is our list of the 7 most popular and beautiful hostels and hotels in Villa de Leyva, filled with lush green hotel gardens and historic colonial-style buildings.
- Best budget accommodation in Villa de Leyva: Hostal Renacer
- Most family-friendly hotel in Villa de Levya: Hotel Casa Terra
- Best luxury hotel in Villa de Leyva: Hospederia Centro de Convenciones Duruelo
- Trendy design hotel in Villa de Leyva: Selina Villa de Leyva
Where to stay in Villa de Leyva
#1 Hostal Renacer
The most well-known place to sleep in Villa de Leyva is Hostal Renacer, praised in the Lonely Planet as ‘top choice’. The guesthouse is not in the center of the city, but about 1.5 kilometers from the huge Plaza Mayor in the old town. That’s close enough to walk to town, except when you’re arriving in Villa de Leyva with your luggage. Your first taxi ride to Renacer will therefore be reimbursed by the guesthouse.
There are dorms, but also spacious double rooms. The rooms are arranged in a horseshoe shape around a courtyard with hammocks. The perfect place to watch the sunset! The breakfast is delicious, the staff super friendly and the garden with swimming pond beautiful.
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#2 Hotel Casa Terrac
Hotel Casa Terra is the most beautiful boutique hotel in Villa de Leyva, centrally located near the main square. With only 9 suites, including a spacious family room, it is a small-scale hotel with personal service.
The hotel is located in a colonial building from the eighteenth century. The interior is characterized by colonial elements like tiled floors, wooden ceiling beams, white walls and terracotta roof tiles. But combined with the luxury of this age, like comfortable box springs and modern bathrooms. The garden with sunbeds and cozy corners is a gem and the perfect place to relax. This is also where the breakfast that is praised in all hotel reviews is served.
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#3 Xue Casa Hotel
Not far from the main square of Villa de Leyva you will find Xué Casa Hotel. This boutique hotel is beautifully decorated with an eye for style and design. The courtyard with an artistic wall with baskets is particularly special. Another highlight is the lovely roof terrace with a view over the town. In addition to spacious double rooms, Xué Casa Hotel also has spacious family rooms.
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#4 Selina Villa de Leyva
The well-known hostel chain Selina with both affordable hostel rooms and private rooms also has a beautiful hotel in Villa de Leyva. Selina hotels are always very stylish and well-designed, both in the common areas and in the rooms. The hotel in Villa de Leyva is stunning as well. Authentic elements like the beamed ceiling have been preserved, complemented by comfortable furniture and walls in white and shades of blue.
The location in the heart of the center is perfect, close to all restaurants and things to see in Villa de Leyva. The hostel organizes tours to nearby tourist attractions, as well as yoga sessions and massages. The highlight of Hotel Selina is of course the lovely outdoor pool where a campfire is lit in the evening. The hotel also has an on-site restaurant, coworking spaces and bar.
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#5 Hotel Villa del Angel
Villa del Angel is located only 300 meter from the main square in an old colonial building with beautiful wood-beamed ceilings. All rooms are lovely, but the best are those with a balcony. Breakfast is praised in the unanimously positive hotel reviews and is included in the price.
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#6 Nibiru Hostel
Located in the center of Villa de Leyva, the budget-friendly Nibiru Hostel gets top reviews from its gets. The hotel is housed in a beautiful colonial building. There are dormitories, but also many private rooms. Although Villa de Leyva has plenty of nice restaurants, you also have the option to cook your own food in the hostel kitchen.
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#7 Hospederia Centro de Convenciones Duruelo
This special hotel can be found on the edge of Villa de Leyva, at the foot of the mountain slope with the viewpoint with the Jesus statue. The hotel is housed in one of the most monumental buildings in the town and many of the authentic colonial details have been preserved.
During your stay at Hospederia Centro de Convenciones Duruelo you will be pampered. The hotel not only has a huge garden, but also a heated outdoor pool, indoor pool, spa, fitness center and game room.
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