Travel & Accommodation
There are a number of hotels in close proximity to the Playa Mayor Medellin. The recommended Headquarters Hotel is the Intercontinental Medellin
Headquarters Hotel - Intercontinental Medellin
This is a 5 star luxury hotel in Medellin. This beautifully landscaped hotel offers breath-taking views of the city and its surrounding mountains and upscale amenities including an expansive outdoor area. The Intercontinental Hotel is located in the Upper Village, the most exclusive of Medellin, close to the shopping, dining, industrial and business sectors.
It is just 35 minutes from Jose Maria Cordova International Airport and 10 minutes from Olaya Herrera Airport.
The hotel has spacious, luxurious and modern room’s ideal for conferences, conventions and events with National and International cuisine, bars, spa services, gym, green areas, among other services.
The accommodation includes buffet breakfast, unlimited internet access, use of recreational areas and wet area (pool, sauna, steam and Jacuzzi)
Hotel rates have been negotiated with preferential corporate rates for those attending the event. To reserve you should contact the central reservation desk.
Local Transport (Buses) to the airport and Venue
There is local transportation between the hotel and venue in the morning, noon and evening.
Buses go before and after the event go regularly to the airport.
Medellin is served by José María Cordova International Airport
Airlines serving this airport are: American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Avianca, Iberia, COPA, LAN, Spirit Airlines, JetBlue, Aero Mexico, Inset Air and Air Panama. Viva Colombia is the largest low-cost airline in Colombia and its hub is at this airport.
How to get to the city:
There are a couple of buses that go to Medellin from the airport, they can be found outside the national arrival´s gate. You have to take the one that goes down Las Palmas and they´ll leave you right in front of the hotel. However "Las Palmas" is a rapid highway and the crossway to the hotel is difficult by foot. The cost is 3 USD.
There are official taxis from the airport to the city; they will take you to the hotel for a fixed fare of 22USD. You can find taxis thought the day no matter the time of your flight.