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Bogota ratings & opinions

How our students rated their experience in Bogota


Rating: 4.1/5.0

Overall attractiveness of Bogota
17 authentic ratings from students who reserved a course with us in Bogota

Rating: 4.2/5.0

Friendliness of locals

Rating: 4.5/5.0

Interesing things to do

Rating: 3.7/5.0

Geographic setting

Rating: 4.2/5.0

Public transport

Rating: 3.6/5.0


Rating: 3.2/5.0


Rating: 3.7/5.0


Rating: 4.5/5.0


Rating: 3.8/5.0


Rating: 4.0/5.0

What our students said about Bogota


Rating: 5/5

A super safe city with above-average friendly and helpful people


Rating: 5/5

I have to go back so many places to see.


What school directors said about Bogota

Enjoy a great range of museums, walk through neighbourhoods to realize different architecture, visit Monserrate, botanical Garden, stroll in parks.

Most recent student reviews of language schools in Bogota

Spanish World Institute

Luckily I had a great teacher Niklas to myself.

13 February 2023
Course: Intensive Spanish Course - 1 week
Student age: 49 years


Rating: 4.3

| 3 reviews
International House Bogota

That you feel like one big group of friends within the school
Maybe it would be a great addition if the school could provide a kind of 'basic' course for backpackers/travellers, which they can use during their backpacktour!

8 August 2017
Course: Intensive Course - 1 week
Student age: 23 years


Rating: 3.8

| 12 reviews
International House Bogota

Big difference between good teachers and not-good teachers.

28 March 2017
Course: Intensive Course - 1 week
Student age: 29 years


Rating: 3.8

| 12 reviews
International House Bogota

Super central location of the school, and friendly reception - but ultimately the lessons with a really good teacher, who was able to adjust to the students even though they had very different levels.

25 October 2016
Course: Intensive Course - 2 weeks
Student age: 52 years


Rating: 3.8

| 12 reviews
International House Bogota

Nice place in the Candelaria area. I liked the rapport with the teacher.

31 January 2016
Course: Intensive Course - 1 week
Student age: 42 years


Rating: 3.8

| 12 reviews
International House Bogota

The school staff helped me, when I had a problem.

7 October 2014
Course: Intensive Course - 12 weeks
Student age: 21 years


Rating: 3.8

| 12 reviews
International House Bogota

I met many international students and made practice of my Spanish.
Teachers are very friendly, kind and flexible.

6 October 2014
Course: Intensive Course - 2 weeks
Student age: 48 years


Rating: 3.8

| 12 reviews

Information about Bogota

Why Bogota? Bogotá is Colombia's beating heart, an engaging and vibrant capital cradled by tall Andean peaks and steeped in sophisticated urban cool. The city's cultural epicentre is La Candelaria, a cobble-stoned historical centre where most travellers end up. Here you can find a bounty full of carefully preserved colonial buildings that are home to museums, restaurants, hotels and bars, all of which are located amid 300-year-old houses, churches and convents.

Key Facts about Bogota

Population:   7,675,000
Time zone: -7h. (GMT -5)
Region: Bogota D.C., Bogotá D.C.
Currency: COP (1 COP = 0.0004 BGN)
Name of city in Spanish: Bogotá
Visa: Nationals from Bulgaria do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 180 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Visa requirements data last updated on 01 Dec. 2022 (Source)
For the most up-to-date visa information please consult with the embassy or consulate of Colombia in your country. List of embassies and consulates of Colombia on the official website - .
High season: January
Low season: November
Average course price per week (High season): 17,250 THB
Average course price per week (Low season): 243 US$
Cost of Living:
* 100 = prices in Sofia
  • Student price index excluding rent:137* (37% more expensive than Sofia)
  • Student price index including rent:146* (46% more expensive than Sofia)
  • Price index food only:135* (35% more expensive than Sofia)
  • Big Mac price (Colombia average): 15,123.49 COP
    (22% cheaper than in United Kingdom)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 110 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz

Weather in Bogota

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What to do in Bogota

Santa Clara Church Museum
Santa Clara Church Museum
La Candelaria
La Candelaria

Arrival airport

El Dorado International (BOG) - 12 km. from Bogota city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 5 minutes, 16 minutes.

Main stops: El Dorado Airport, Ciudad Universitaria, Centro Memoria, Museo Nacional, Las Aguas

Taxi: 40 minutes drive to city center of Bogota

Public transportation in Bogota

Q&A - Questions and answers about Bogota

  • In Bogota, the school Spanish World Institute is located approx 10 minutes from the National Museum of Colombia by public transport.
    Ana Carolina Dos Santos, LanguageCourse.Net - Dec 08, 2022

FAQ about courses in Bogota

  • Spanish World Institute has received the best overall rating in Bogota.
  • Spanish World Institute, located in Carrera 4 A No 56-56, Chapinero Alto has been voted as the school with the best location in Bogota.
  • Students rated Bogota with 4.1 stars out of 5.
  • Best airport to arrive to in Bogota is El Dorado International (12.5 km from city center). See information about all arrivals and airport information for Bogota.
  • In Bogota there are course packages where you can learn the following activities: Spanish & Dancing.

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