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Hotel El Portón de San Joaquín, Medellin

3-star3 stars
Calle 42 #68A - 32, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia

3-star hotel with restaurant, near Unicentro Shopping Center
  • Free English breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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Great location
Good internet service
Delicious food
Tasty breakfast
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Hotel El Portón de San Joaquín, Medellin

from $65
  • Standard Single Room
  • Standard Double Room
  • Standard Triple Room
  • Superior Room, City View

What’s around Hotel El Portón de San Joaquín, Medellin

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Unicentro Shopping Center (6-minute walk)
  • Atanasio Giradot Stadium (11-minute walk)
  • Plaza Mayor Covention Center (12-minute walk)
  • Park of Lights (15-minute walk)
  • San Antonio Park (20-minute walk)
  • Botero Plaza (21-minute walk)
  • Palacio de la Cultura (21-minute walk)
  • Medellin Botanical Garden (33-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Medellin (MDE-Jose Maria Cordova Intl.) - 54 min drive
  • Estadio Station - 10 min walk
  • Suramericana Station - 14 min walk
  • Cisneros Station - 22 min walk
  • Free self parking

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 130 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 8 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 1 PM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Parents must have child's birth certificate and photo ID *


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free English breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Free reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Working away
  • Business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Year Built 0
  • Elevator/lift
  • Accessible bathroom

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
Be entertained
  • Plasma TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Cayena - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Hotel El Portón de San Joaquín, Medellin’s small print

Also known as

  • El Portón de San Joaquín
  • Hotel El Portón de San Joaquín
  • Hotel Portón San Joaquín
  • Portón San Joaquín
  • Hotel El Portón San Joaquín Medellin
  • Hotel El Portón San Joaquín
  • El Portón San Joaquín Medellin
  • El Portón San Joaquín
  • Hotel El ón Joaquín Mellin


If you are traveling with a child your property may require you to present the following documents: Parents traveling into Colombia with a child under 18 may be required to present the child's birth certificate and photo ID (passport for foreign visitors) upon check-in. If a relative or legal guardian is traveling into Colombia with the child, that relative or legal guardian may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by both parents and a copy of both parents' ID. If only one parent is traveling into Colombia with the child, that parent may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by the other parent. Visitors who plan to travel with children should consult with a Colombian consulate office prior to travel for further guidance.

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • The national sales tax (19%) is charged upon check-out to citizens of Colombia regardless of length of stay and to foreigners staying 60 consecutive days or more. Foreigners on a tourist visa are exempt from this tax. Furthermore, the tax may apply per room when the room is shared by a taxable and a nontaxable guest.

Optional extras

Cribs/Infant beds are available for COP 40000.0 per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 109 reviews

Hotel El Portón de San Joaquín, Medellin
Great hotel and location.
This hotel was great. My only difficulty was the language barrier. The staff was very friendly and a few spoke English, but no matter who it was they were very patient and using a translator app on my phone helped a lot. The free breakfast every morning was great and if you didn't feel like going down to the restaurant so mornings they would bring it to your room at no extra charge. My favorite by far was Diego, he was extremely friendly and always wanted to help. We talked about my previous day and what I had planned for the day with Diego providing suggestions that helped me a lot. The location was just 2 blocks from a huge food selection. While the restaurant in the hotel was great I also tried many of the 50 plus food places that were so close near by. The location is very quiet and peaceful with a great big beautiful church directly across the street from it. I recommend checking it out just for the beauty of the building if you get a chance. Back to the hotel, the rooms were nice, just a little small but everything is small in Colombia compared to America so that's understandable. The rooms were all interior rooms so no windows to look outdoors but that didn't bother me too much. Overall I loved my stay at this hotel and I would definitely stay there again when I return to Colombia.
Galen, us9 night trip
Hotel El Portón de San Joaquín, Medellin
Great overall marred by a single event.
Mostly very good, beware however that any visitor to your room requires registration and a fee, even if it’s only for 5 minutes. Something to do with the police I’m told. My friends turned up and we were straight up asked “what will you do in your room?” This was highly embarrassing for my friends as it came across as if they were hookers or something. I voiced my complaint and told the manager that they should deal with this in a more softly softly way. It was embarrassing for myself and my poor friends. More tact required.
Paul, us2 night trip with friends
Hotel El Portón de San Joaquín, Medellin
Outstanding service, friendly and always willing to serve. We encounter ants in the room, minibar located next to the bed, noisy air conditioning above room.
Rosalba, us3 night trip with friends
Hotel El Portón de San Joaquín, Medellin
Very Good8.0
would stay again
Beautiful hotel friendly staff
stephan, us2 night trip
Hotel El Portón de San Joaquín, Medellin
Cheerful, Clean and Good!
I had a late arrival in Medellin (after midnight) and my itinerary was to head out that same morning for another Colombian town. Transfer to the city was easy and from the moment I arrived at El Porton de San Joauquin, I was met as the cab pulled up by a porter. Check in was quick and easy. My room (I booked a double though solo because I like more room) was pretty small, but everything I needed was there and in good order. The most important thing I want to say is this. As a seasoned traveler, one can acquire an extra "sense" on management as reflected in the staff and environment. This Hotel is really trying to do the "old school" method of keeping standards high and staff happy to work there. The breakfast was good and substantial. All the staff were pleasant, helpful and cheerful. Thus, I give this Hotel 5 stars. :-) Keep it up!
John, usBusiness trip

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Hotel El Portón de San Joaquín, Medellin

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