Local Area

Luhho Suites Bogotá is located in the Santa Barbara district in the north part of the city of Bogotá, Columbia. Santa Barbara is an upscale area with shopping, dining and entertainment.  Within a kilometer of the hotel are Unicentro and Hacienda Santa Bárbara Shopping Centers, luxury boutiques, a variety of local eateries, important business centers, energetic shopping streets in the Usaquen village and Calle 109, Teleport, Park 93, the Country Club and the World Trade Center.  The Zona Rosa entertainment district is just two kilometers away.  Also nearby are Coca-Cola, Old Mutual, SAB Miller, Novonordisk, Oracle, Huawei, Schlumberger, Bosch, IBM, Telefonica, Pacific Rubiales, PepsiCo, Thyssengroup, ABB and Nestle. Luhho Suites Bogotá is 15 kilometers northeast of the BOG-El Dorado International Airport.

L.E Hotels Top 10 Things to do

Museo del Oro (Gold Museum)
 
Bogotá’s Gold Museum, Museo del Oro, is one of the most visited tourist highlights of Colombia. The museum displays a selection of pre-Colombian gold and other metal alloys. It houses most of the gold collection from the Musica tribes who inhabited the area prior to the Spanish conquest. Many of these items were collected from the Laguna de Guatavita, the inspiration for the Legend of El Dorado.
 
Museo de Botero (Botero Museum)
 
The Botero Museum, Museo de Botero, was founded in the colonial neighborhood of La Candelaria in the historic center of Bogotá, in a colonial mansion .The museum features 123 works of the famous painter and sculpturist, Fernando Botero, and 85 of other artists. Highlights of the permanent collection include works by Balthus, Georges Braque, Marc Chagall, Salvador Dali, Joan Miró, Pablo Picasso, Sonia Delaunay, Claude Monet and Henri Matisse.
 
Monserrate
 
The Monserrate is Bogotá’s most famous mountaintop offering sweeping views of the capital.  On top, there is the Lord of Monserrate church (built in the 17th century) with a shrine devoted to "El Señor Caído" (Fallen Lord).The hill is a pilgrim destination, as well as a tourist attraction. In addition to the church, the summit contains restaurants, a cafeteria, souvenir shops and many smaller tourist facilities. The Monserrate can be accessed by cable car, funicular or by climbing, the preferred way of pilgrims.
 
Cathedral de Sal (Salt Cathedral)
 
The Salt Cathedral (Cathedral de Sal) is a unique underground Roman Catholic Cathedral built within the tunnels of a salt mine 200 meters (220 yards) underground, in a halite mountain near the town of Zipaquirá, which is about an hour outside of Bogotá. This cathedral is considered to be one of the most notable achievements of Colombian architecture, being described as a "Jewel of Modern Architecture.” There are a number of tunnels with various alters throughout the system, all of which contain stone carved crosses and impressive formations from the salt on the cave walls. Guided tours are available.
 
Plaza de Bolivar
 
Plaza de Bolivar is the center of government in Bogotá and the country of Columbia. Located in the heart of the city, Plaza de Bolivar is flanked by buildings from several eras, many of which are historically and politically significant. They include the Cathedral, Cardinal’s Palace, Town Hall, Capitolium, and the Presidential Palace. On a narrow street off Plaza de Bolivar is a row of restaurants serving traditional foods of Bogotá and Colombia, including ajiaco, a thick hearty soup consisting of shredded chicken, potatoes, and a chunk of corn on the cob. Cream, capers, and avocado are also added.
 
La Candelaria
 
La Candelaria is the colonial district and historical center of Bogotá, and the city's main destination for tourists. Home of top museums, government palaces, and beautiful old colonial buildings along narrow cobblestone streets, it is a must to see!  It meshes the colorful old colonial city with the new. Plaza de Bolivar, the Gold Museum, Botero Museum and Monserrate are in this district. The Candelaria was the first neighborhood established in Bogotá.
 
Parque Jaime Duque
 
Parque Jaime Duque is the most traditional recreational and cultural park in the outskirts of the city. It features monuments, sculptures, museums, mechanical rides, a zoo, restaurants and coffee shops.
 
Usaquen
 
Usaquen is a neighborhood that feels like a small local town. It is a popular place with a number of restaurants, live music shows and shopping.  Not to be missed is the flea market on Sundays that showcases lots of typical handicrafts.  The Hacienda Santa Barbara shopping mall is also located here.
 
La Zona Rosa
 
Bogotá’s major nightlife district is the Zona Rosa (literally “Pink Zone”), located between Calles 79-85 and Carreras 11-15. It is packed with restaurants, bars, and discos which cater to upper middle class Colombians and tourists. The prices tend to be a little higher than in other parts of the city. The center of the area is a modern shopping mall filled with many name brand stores and restaurants.
 
Villa de Leyva
 
A visit to Villa de Leyva is a lovely side trip which can be done in a day, but is more leisurely done with an overnight stay or two. Villa de Leyva is a Spanish town left in time with no modernization at all. It is filled with original buildings and cobblestone streets. The square is the most popular attraction, with a small fountain and a white cathedral that sits against an amazing backdrop of the Colombian Highlands.