My husband (an American) and I just returned from our trip to my hometown, Cali, Colombia. Because our home is in the USA, we spent the last month of February visiting our friends and family, and we stayed at Mr. Hugo Orozco’s apartment in Granada. Our adult daughter, who also lives in the USA, joined us for a few days. We all felt safe and comfortable at his place, which we found clean and well organized. The apartment building is clean and quiet, and the tenants we encountered were very polite. Sometimes, during the weekend, we could hear music coming from a discotheque located outside in a near street, but for us, on the tenth floor, it was not a problem. Also for security measures, it’s recommended to call Uber or a Taxi, when transportation is needed. The security guards at the reception of the building were always cordial and helpful and helped us secure a taxi for transportation. Mr. Orozco answered our questions and requests promptly by email or (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN).
The building is located in a commercial neighborhood, where we found incredible restaurants within walking distance: turning to the right and crossing Avenida 8, we enjoyed Solticio, Carambolo & El Rioska, all gourmet restaurants with excellent service. Turning to the left and crossing the Avenida 6th there is Panaderia La Aragonesa, the best place to buy fresh bread and the delicious pandebono and buñelos. Next door to the entrance of the building, there is a unisex beauty salon. It looks modest, but it is a great place to get a manicure & pedicure, wash, blow dry or trim your hair, facial or massages.
Its location in the north of Cali makes the place closer to the airport than other places, which can be reached in less than 30 minutes. Centenario shopping center is located just a few minutes away by taxi and is even an easy walk. This is a modern shopping center that houses a grocery store: La 14, food court with different types of cuisines, coffee shops, secure banking and boutiques. Just outside of Centenario Shopping Center, we found Los Platillos Voladores, one of the best restaurants in this part of the city.
We enjoyed our stay at Mr. Orozco place and will not hesitate to reserve it again for our next visit to Cali.