Wyndham Hotel Group has opened the first Tryp by
Wyndham hotel in Colombia.
The 140-room Tryp Medellín in Medellín, the
country’s second-largest city, is the brand’s fourteenth hotel in
South America, joining properties in Argentina, Brazil and
The 14-story, four-star, select-service Tryp Medellín is located
on Calle Colombia in the heart of the Colombian state of
Antioquia’s capital city.
“Colombia is a
fast-growing travel destination for both business and leisure
travelers, offering booming business hubs and sought-after attractions in key destinations like Medellín,” said Daniel del
Olmo, brand senior vice president of Tryp by Wyndham. “We are very
excited to increase our presence in South America, an important
region for our brand’s growth, and introduce Tryp by Wyndham to
those visiting Colombia.”
140 guest rooms include junior suites and Tryp by
Wyndham’s signature family rooms, which feature a large bed for
parents and bunk beds for children.
The hotel also offers the
brand’s specialty fitness rooms, equipped with elliptical
machines, treadmills or stationary bikes and a complimentary
fitness kit complete with a workout outfit, exercise mat, mineral
water and extra towels. Guests staying at the Tryp Medellín
can maintain their fitness routines and relax outside their rooms
at the on-site fitness center, Turkish bath, solarium and sauna.
The hotel also offers complimentary high-speed Internet access,
private parking lot, business center and bar.
restaurant offers Tryp by Wyndham’s signature buffet breakfast
that includes a variety of items with special emphasis on healthy,
Four function rooms comprising more than
300 square meters (3,200 square feet) of space are equipped with
state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and can accommodate up to
The hotel’s convenient location provides easy
access to a variety of cultural centers in Medellín, including the
Pablo Tobón Uribe Theatre and the Museum of Antioquia, which
features the many works of Colombian artist Fernando Botero. The
surrounding area, including the frequently visited Arví Regional
Park in the Santa Elena Township, provides idyllic spots for
camping, ecological scouting and stunning views of the city.
Visitors looking for picturesque scenery in an urban environment
will enjoy the mountains of the Aburrá Valley that frame Medellín
as well as the Medellín River that bisects the city.
Centrally positioned for business and leisure travelers visiting
Colombia, Tryp Medellín is less than 20 miles from José María
Córdoba International Airport, government facilities and the Plaza
Mayor Convention Center. Known as La Ciudad de la Eterna
Primavera, or City of the Eternal Spring, Medellín’s average
annual temperature of 72 degrees Fahrenheit, or 22 degrees
Celsius, provides a temperate climate for visitors.
Continuing its expansion in the Americas, the Tryp by Wyndham
brand will welcome its second Colombian property, Tryp Bogotá, in
the fourth quarter of 2011 and will introduce its first location
in North America with the summer 2011 opening of the 173-room Tryp
New York City Times Square South.
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