Make your home in La Macarena!

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Carrera, Bogota, Cundinamarca, Colombia

The Space

Looking for the best deal in the hippest neighborhood in Bogota?

Look no further, this is a beautifully renovated one-bedroom apartment in the trendy ‘La Macarena’ neighborhood.

The apartment has a full-sized bed and a futon-couch in the living room, and can accommodate up to 3 guests. It also comes with a fully equipped kitchen.

It is exceptionally located near all the major universities, public transit (only 3 blocks from la carrera septima), and in walking distance to the financial district and the colonial ‘La Candelaria’. La Macarena has a distinctly bohemian vibe, attracting Colombians and foreigners alike. Here you will find a variety of culinary options, vibrant art galleries, cozy cafes, and of course, many of Colombia’s most important cultural and historic spaces such as the National Museum, the Planetarium, the Museum of Modern Art (MAMBO), the Plaza de Toros, and the historic Parque de la Independencia.

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Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 4 nights
Weekly Price: $260 /week
Monthly Price: $700 /month
Security Deposit: $100
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Cancellation: Moderate

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  • Our stay was fabulous-- we enjoyed the apartment and especially it's location. The bathroom is a little small so I kept hitting my elbows, but we had some good laughs. :) Fernanda provided a blender upon request which we appreciated. And we were able to borrow a corkscrew for a bottle of wine from a neighbor. (Would be a good addition to the silverware drawer.)

    Overall a great place to stay! Some very nice restaurants just down the block and the area felt very safe. I love Bogota! Thanks, Fernanda!

    April 2014
  • The place is really basic but in a nice area and clean! Didn' get to meet the hosts but communication was just great and no problem with checkin! Like I suggested to the hosts I would upgrade the apartment with some utilities so that the apartemnt would feel more like "home away from home".

    March 2014
  • Great apartment and very close to central. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay and Fernanda was always checking in to make sure everything was ok. I recommend this apartment to anyone most importantly for the host. Many things close by to see and the neighborhood felt very safe. Many great restaurants just around the corner. If you need to get around town there is a bus station just down the hill. Thanks Fernanda again for your constant communication

    March 2014
  • La casita es asi de bonita como se ve en las fotos.
    Muy bien ubicada en el barrio de la Macarena, al lado de buenos restaurantes y bares, y a 20 minutos caminando del centro historico de la ciudad.
    Silenciosa y acogedora, no falta nada para no sentirse como en casa.
    Fernanda nos atendiò en todo lo que necesitabamos y resolviò nuestras dudas sin esperas.
    Ya sabemos adonde volver en nuestra proxima visita a Bogotà!
    Muy aconsejado!!

    January 2014
  • Having stayed in Bogota on a few occassions, I found Fernanda & Julian´s apartment to be the best value place I have stayed. It is a spacious and nicely decorated apartment with an excellent location; lots of restaurants nearby, easy access to La Candelaria and in one of the nicest, most tranquil residential areas in Bogota. Fernanda was a great host, leaving me to my own devices throughout my stay without bothering me at all and even gave me a lift to the airport at 6 oóclock in the morning when I left! Highly recommended.

    November 2013
  • El apartamento es práctico, en un barrio tranquilo (con muchos restaurantes) y desde el que se puede ir al centro histórico en un paseo de media hora. Buena relación calidad precio. Ningún problema importante con los dueños. Fernanda nos ayudó a resolver algunos problemas menores con wi-fi.

    September 2013
  • great apartment. very clean and comfortable, and the location is fantastic! most importantly, fernanda was an incredibly attentive and responsive host. i really enjoyed staying here, and highly recommend it to others.

    August 2013
    Julian & Fernanda
    Response from Julian & Fernanda:

    Thanks, Cindy! We're glad you enjoyed you enjoyed your time at the apartment.

  • Great little apartment. Exactly what you see in the photos. And the location couldn't be better. Really, it's just one block above all of the main restaurants in La Macarena.

    June 2013
  • Nuestra estancia en el apartamento de Julian y Fernanda fue muy agradable. Si pasas unos días en Bogotá te recomiendo por precio, ubicación y comodidad este apartamento. La zona es muy tranquila y céntrica (se duerme muy bien, apenas hay ruido), y el lugar cuenta con todo lo necesario para cocinar y estar a gusto dos personas. Además, han sido muy amables y nos han facilitado todo :)

    May 2013
  • Wonderful little apartment in a nice area. I would strongly encourage others to stay here.

    March 2013
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English, Español, Français
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Unversidad de Belgrano, Simon Fraser University, The New School
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Left Forum, Centre for Research Action on Race Relations, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. STEP Self Employment Program, United Nations
About
Hey globetrotters! This is kind of a joint profile for my sister Fernanda and I. We're both well-traveled and love meeting new people and can't wait to be your hosts. We''re both from Bogota, but lived in Vancouver for a good part of our lives. Currently I'm graduate school studying Media Management in New York, and Fernanda teaches English as a second language in Bogota, and lives with her husband and her two adorable children, Camilo and Carlos David. We are currently offering our apartment in La Macarena, and while I do a lot of the airbnb account management, Fernanda takes care of our hosts on-site. Some of our favorite things include eating delicious Indian food, playing tennis, going to gallery openings, and of course, traveling!
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