Overnight Options in Colonia, Uruguay
Most visitors to Colonia, Uruguay visit the town as part of a day-trip from Buenos Aires, but if you have a little time spending a night in Colonia is a nice option to relax a little and see some of the surrounding area.
There are several small hotels in the main historic area of Colonia and a few nice guest houses and hotels right outside the town that are more laid back. If you stay outside the city we recommend you rent a car, which is very inexpensive in Uruguay. The rental car companies have offices just next to the ferry port.
Recommendations to stay in Colonia
Charco Hotel – This is a small but simple and elegant hotel in a restored historic building on the waterfront of Colonia. The rooms overlook the river and have been nicely updated keeping touches of the historic architecture visible throughout. The outdoor terrace is perfect for breakfast too!
Posada Plaza Mayor – Located in the historic center of Colonia, Posada Plaza Mayor is an oasis just steps from the main sites in town. The hotel’s 15 rooms are all well maintained and offer a comfortable and classy stay.
Recommendations to stay nearby Colonia
Narbona Wine Lodge – Located close to Carmelo, Uruguay, a 30 minute drive from Colonia, Narbona Wine Lodge offers a tasteful luxury stay in the countryside. Set amongst eucalyptus forests and peaceful pastures the lodge is perfect for relaxing, biking down the country lanes, tasting locally made cheeses and food products and their own award winning wines. We recommend renting a car in Colonia if you stay here.
La Casa de Los Limoneros – Only 15 minutes outside town but feels like you have escaped to your vacation dream home. The owners carefully designed the hotel using recovered building materials. The grounds have been beautifully landscaped and include a huge lemon orchard and pool ideal for spending the day at.
If you have any questions about hotels or activities to do in Colonia please include it in the ferry ticket booking form and we will get back to you as soon as possible!