Country overview: 35 new hotels coming soon in booming Colombia [Infographic]

by | 19 Mar 2020 | Projects

The city of Cartagena will see 8 new hotels in the next couple of years. (Picture: Unsplash / Leandro Loureiro)

In the coming years, 35 new hotels will open across Colombia and entice guests with interesting new offerings.

The TOPHOTELCONSTRUCTION database reveals that 35 new hotels with a total of 5,898 new rooms are planned across Colombia in the coming years.

We find out where these projects are, and which groups are driving growth.

Steady growth for Colombia’s hotel market

Of the 35 hotels slated to open in Colombia, 8 will launch later this year and bring 1,735 new rooms. 2021 will see 17 openings with 2,540 rooms and another 8 projects are in the pipeline for 2022.

26 of these hotels will be in the 4-star segment while the remaining 9 will offer 5-star services and facilities.

Colombia’s fastest-growing urban hotel markets

Cartagena takes the lead with 8 hotels due to open and add 1,765 rooms to the city’s hotel market. Santa Marta will see 4 hotels open, adding 761 rooms. Also Bogotá will get 4 new properties with seeing larger projects and subsequently a higher count of new rooms. Medellín closes out the list with 3 openings.

Top 3 brands expanding in Colombia

NH Hotels take the lead in Colombia in terms of new openings, with 5 projects and an even 1,000 rooms in their pipeline.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts follows with 3 hotels and 600 rooms while Hyatt Place is getting ready to launch 2 new properties with a total of 400 rooms.

Noteworthy hotel projects in Colombia

The largest new hotel to open in Colombia is the 400-room Grand Palladium Cartagena de Indias. By early 2021 this hotel will open its doors to guests in a convenient location only 17 kilometres from the city’s international airport.

The 164-room Hilton Garden Inn Pereira opening in late 2020 will be the company’s first hotel in Pereira, which forms part of Colombia’s coffee axis – “el eje cafetero” and the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia. The property will be part of a mixed-use development including retail spaces, offices and a private clinic.

Let’s have a look at the current infographic by the TOPHOTELCONSTRUCTION online database: