The ultimate hotel for students and professors

Bogotá’s downtown area is the site of numerous, as well, as the most prestigious universities in the country. The campuses of Universidad de los Andes, Externado de Colombia, Universidad del Rosario, Universidad de América, Universidad La Gran Colombia and the Jorge Tadeo Lozano University, among other institutions reside in the old city.

For this reason, typical neighborhoods such as La Candelaria, everyday offer more and more entertainment options for students and professors who wonder its streets daily. Restaurants, coffee shops and libraries have turned into study hubs, giving Colombia’s capital a similar air to other renowned university towns like Boston, Paris or Washington D.C.

The numerous museums, cultural centers, restaurants and all types of bars one can encounter in the historic city center, create the perfect ambience for those who choose the nation’s capital as the place to pursuit an undergrad or masters degree. It is right here too, in the heart of the city, where the traditional and recently renovated Hotel Continental Suites & Residences, by" target="_blank">BlueDoors Hotels, is located.

Continental was for years the site of both, political and social affairs. The building was designed by the Italian architect, Vicente Nasi, and first opened its doors in 1948 to host the Ninth International Conference of American States. This was the event that saw the birth of the Organization of American States (OAS) as it stands today. The hotel also survived the violent period of “El Bogotazo”: the massive riots that followed the assassination of the liberal leader and presidential candidate, Jorge Eliécer Gaitán on April 9th, 1948. While the city burned in flames, the hotel continued to serve the 5 o’ clock tea in its traditional salon. Today, the building’s facade remains intact while the hotel’s interior evokes comfort as well as modern sophistication.

Currently, professors and students prefer Bluedoors Continental Suites & Residences as one of their top hotels in Bogotá. For those looking for a strategic location (near their universities), a secured neighborhood, and endless entertainment options, Continental results in the best choice.

The city’s downtown has witnessed an urban transformation in the past few years. A boom in the construction of commercial and housing projects has brought significant development to the area. Quality life and security is now better. Those who walk from Continental Suites & Residences to their universities can be completely sure that nothing bad will happen. Electronic cameras as well as numerous guards supervise the area twenty – four hours a day to ensure maximum security at all times.

The hotel combines sleek and stylish living, with endless communal areas and free WiFi. Continental Suites & Residences is all about living in an unbeatable location, with unrivaled facilities.

The hotel has modern and spacious apartment style- suites fully equipped and furnished with capacity for up to 7 people. Each of the suites have kitchen (stove, fridge, oven), a living and a dining room, walking closets, safety box for your valuables, and LCD TVs with DirecTV in high definition. In addition the hotel guarantees different services such as: housekeeping, breakfast buffet, room service 24 hours a day and access to the gym and sauna.

The hotel is also just minutes away from different pharmacies and convenience stores. For its great location, excellent hospitality, luxurious furniture, modern and renovated suites, comfortable and spacious social areas, among other characteristics that guests value about the hotel, Continental All Suites was recently honored with the yearly Award of Excellence by In addition, Bluedoors’ Continental Suites won the 2015 Trip Advisor Award of Excellence due to the high number of positive comments about the hotel in the Internet site.

Living at Continental is, thus, a must since we are a doorstep of everything that Bogotá has to offer a student or a teacher. With a strong community network, unrivalled on-site facilities and students from around the globe, Continental provides a new home with a world of opportunity for the start of a new life Colombia’s capital.

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