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Black Sheep Hostel Medellin

3.1 miles from Medellin centre
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wifi
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Transversal 5A 45133 | Patio Bonito, Medellin, Colombia
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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great hostel in a great location. Friendly and helpful staff, clean and comfy rooms and a nice outdoor space. Good location for food and drink, and the owners were on hand to answer any and all questions.

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Tempe, Arizona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our stay with Black Sheep Hostel. First an foremost, it's a great place to stay. The rooms are comfortable, the staff is nice and the wifi is great. We enjoyed being able to cook in the large kitchen, but be careful. Even with the many warnings, people will probably steal some of your food. Also, location is great....

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I understand why this place gets such good reviews. The staff are excellent - they go above and beyond what would be expected of hostel staff, and they really seem to enjoy their jobs. The rooms are spacious and clean. Showers are hot and with good pressure. Kitchen is clean and well stocked. Generally there is a lovely friendly feel...

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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Although the rooms are pretty basic and there is a lack of plug sockets, the overall vibe in this hostel is hard to beat. The communal areas are great and the the kitchen is big. The staff were very helpful and friendly at all times. The location is good as it's near the bars and restaurants in el poblado and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Honestly this was a bit of a let down, a friend recommended this to us. The rooms are at least spacious, however, they are sooo basic. Bathrooms and bunk beds all rundown, staff were friendly but not forthcoming with help like I've experienced in many other hostels. Good location, felt safe and close to walk into Medellin for drinks and...

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Thank CharlotteHollyC
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Hostel is in really good condition. I feel harsh giving 4 stars. Rooms are decent size, shower is almost too powerful like a burst pipe. Can't complain after what I have had. Staff are so friendly and always helpful. Good chill out Areas. Got cable tv which was good for the sport and decent hammocks on the roof. 10 min...

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Thank joe b
Reviewed 5 January 2017

What a place! Everyone in this place is lovely, from the cleaning team to the owner. The location is phenomenal and the staff have great knowledge on Medellin. Enormous super market 5 mins away. Subway station is less then 10 mins walk. Brilliant breakfast/ Brunch and lunch options all a stones throw away. Always clean and tidy with hot pressure...

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Saugatuck, Michigan
Reviewed 27 December 2016

I firmly believe this is the best place to stay in Medellin and I would have had a sour trip if I had stayed anywhere else. A friend recommended I stay here and at first I thought he was nuts. A hostel in South America?! He was right and I'm so glad I listened. I emailed the hostel the day...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The staff was great! Rooms were okay -- pretty standard. They need more outlets in the room to charge devices and lockers would be a nice touch. The location is good - not far from the metro - otherwise not much around the hostel.

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Thank Alison A
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We stayed at Black Sheep just one night in a private room. The staff was very friendly and spoke English. The rooms were clean and simple and had everything we needed. The many shared areas were nice, too. There were several nice balconies and patios, one with lovely hammocks, a tv room, a kitchen, free bananas, etc. There seemed to...

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The Black Sheep is a four year old New Zealand owned and run hostel in a very peaceful neigbourhood of Medellin close to the metro and only fifteen minutes walk from all the restaurants, bars and clubs in the Zona Rosa. We have a wide selection of dorm rooms and private rooms with and without bathrooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Black Sheep Hostel Medellin

Address: Transversal 5A 45133 | Patio Bonito, Medellin, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Antioquia Department > Medellin
Price Range: £8 - £27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
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“If you get a private, 3rd floor is a little warm, but they give you a fan”
 of 5 bubbles journeymentaz, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“make sure to check out the hammocks on the balcony on the second floor.”
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 of 5 bubbles 59mollyw, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I love the up stairs private rooms. But for budget minded, there is dorm style.”
 of 5 bubbles captainpjd, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Booking in advance”
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“We were on the second floor - very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles RebeccaW286, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
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