Guatapé and the Peñol: Hotels Restaurants Nightlife Getting There

...<= Guatapé and the Peñol Travel Guide Part 1: Attractions, Events, Activities

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ACCOMMODATION, HOTELS AND HOSTELS
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There are plenty of options in town but check ahead especially if you're going during the weekend. You can always negotiate prices a lot if you go during the week. Here are 2 good options.

El Encuentro Hostel and Restaurant
This is a nice little hostel and restaurant with amazing views over the lakes and the Peñol. It's a 15min walk up from the center or a 3 min ride in a moto Chiva, but the view and the tranquility of the place are really worth it.
Prices: doubles between 50.000 and 60.000 pesos per night, breakfast included.
Address: vereda quebrada arriba por el camino al Monasterio
Tel: (57 4) 861 03 30 Cel: (57) 312 283 92 40
http://www.hostalelencuentro.com/

El Descanso del Arriero
Located in an old colonial building, a good budget hostel and restaurant one block from the main square with good view of a park.
Prices: singlse from 35,000 per night, doubles from 60,000 per night.
Address: Calle 30 # 28 82 Calle del Comercio
Tel: (57 4) 861 0878, cel: (57) 312 257 6953

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EATING AND RESTAURANTS
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Go for one fo the restaurants on the main square and opt for a bandeja paisa with extra chicharron for a more local experience. If you're after something a bit more sophisticated.

La Fogata
Also a hotel, La Fogata does good food at decent price. Opt for the trucha (Trout) or the Banda Paisa to flavour the local delicacies. Prices for a main start at 5.000 pesos and expect to pay around 10.000 for a sophisticated dish.
Address: Av El Malecon, just by the water.
Tel: (57 4) 861 1040, Cel: (57) 310 822 0241

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GETTING THERE
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Buses and vans run from Medellín North Terminal about every hour. It will take you between an hour and 15 minutes to 2 hours depending on time of the day and mean of transportation. Prices should be between 10,000 to maximum 15,000 pesos. A shared taxi is always an option if you're a small group.

...<= Guatapé and the Peñol Travel Guide Part 1: Attractions, Events, Activities

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