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Urban Buddha Hostel Medellin

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 March 2015

I stayed here a few nights in February and loved the atmosphere! There is a nice garden where you can chill-out. Also the staff are helpful.And there is a kitchen to cook. The area is safe, also at night.

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Popayan, Colombia
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Everyone looks for something different in a hostel, and obviously this place was not a hit for our family of four. The place is dirty, especially the kitchen and bathrooms. They were not cleaned over the weekend. The hostel is located on a quiet street, but this is nullified by partying guests and staff. The owner tried to charge us...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 16 February 2015

This hostel ties with the Circus in Berlin as the best hostel I've ever stayed at. Tarazzo spiral staircase! Excellent kitchen! Very cool staff! Friendly travelers! Nice location! Beautiful chill zones! WiFi! Markets, ATMs and restaurants right outside! Great beds! My plan was to spend a night in Medellin. Because of this hostel, I stayed 6 nights. Pacho, Duvan, Katie,...

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Reviewed 14 February 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 4 nights after booking last minute. This hostel is in a lovely quiet neighbourhood and is a great alternative from hostels in El Poblado if you are looking to chill out rather than party. The staff are super friendly and helpful and all the people I met in this hostel were also really friendly and polite....

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Reviewed 10 January 2015

What a wonderful stay! The staff is very inviting and extremely helpful. We stayed here a few nights and enkoyed every one of them. Dorms and private rooms available in a great location. The staff takes the cake in their willingness to be of service in so many ways.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 December 2014

We've been travelling for a while and this is one of the nicest hostels we've been to for the price. The staff are really friendly and the facilities are pretty good. Spacious kitchen, a hot shower (rare in some parts of the world) and our private room was comfortable and clean. The only minor quibble is that the acoustics and...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 December 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights and had a great stay. We had a private room on the grund floor next to the garden. All the walls are pretty thin so it can be noisy. Allso because the atmosphere amongst each other is great, you'll probably end up sitting in the garden untill late. If you're not, than the noise...

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

Stayed here over a Friday and Saturday and really enjoyed my stay! The overall look of the hostel is really nice and trendy. It has a pool table and ping pong table which is good during the day and evening. Breakfast consists of nice coffee and scramble eggs with bread, pretty good! The bathrooms are really nice with good showers...

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 17 November 2014

We booked a two night stay in a private room here online but when we arrived we were informed they only had availability for the first night. That type of thing can happen sometimes and the front desk clerk was very apologetic and offered to help us find a different hostel for the next night. He also spoke excellent english...

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Reviewed 28 October 2014 via mobile

This Buddhist run hostel is one of the best places I've stayed in South America. Apart from the location (a little out of the way), there really isn't anything negative to say. Staff were super helpful, spacious rooms and showers were roasting. They have delicious local beers on draught that you pour yourself and simply log in a notebook at...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
BREAKFAST INCLUDED Buddha Hostels, inspiring & innovating. From the success of the Secret Buddha we are pleased to give birth to our new space, the Buddha Hostel Medellin.We have tailored our hostels as unique expressions, to reflect the essence of the green city of eternal spring.The Buddha is a hostel that fuses retro-Asian design with the original Art Deco architecture of a home built in 1953 located in Laureles, the most prestigious residential sector in the heart of Medellin. Located only 5 minutes from downtown, the Stadium, and the Zona Rosa (tourist party area), in front of the Bolivariana University and within walking distance from 70th st & 33rd ave (more traditional party streets), you can walk safely day & night in the realm of a serene green environment.The Buddha Hostel proposes a new concept which unites culture, art, adventure and foremost a place to unwind and relax, paving a natural platform of exchange between visitors and locals. Our 600m home splits in two levels, housing bright and airy dorms and private rooms, a spacious balcony, and a large patio area and garden with koi pond to complete the space.The Buddha Hostel will soon become a cultural home where art exhibitions, independent film and music can be enjoyed by each individual traveller regardless of nationality or age.An original refurbished 1950s massive kitchen is fully stocked with all the toys for all to use. Since food plays a major role for anyone travelling whether it is for need or for love, Buddha Hostels is a shrine to exotic flavours, which you are invited to feast on with our home cooked meals.We also have a front deck to chill as well as giant puffs facing a 42 HD LCD flatscreen with Direct TV 24hr, Playstation 3 and a DVD player with an extensive video library. For our adventure seeking friends if you wish to see Medellin from the sky you can do so in the most natural way there is to fly ; paragliding. Feel like having your feet closer to the Earth but wish to have a bit of a rush, then climb the second largest rock on the planet, horseback ride in la burroteca(horse disco) through the forest hillside of Medellin or Pub Crawl with us. Backpacking is a lifestyle, a journey, an opportunity for self-expression; it is not just about where you go but who you know along the way. Let Buddha Hostels deliver this with Love. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Urban Buddha Hostel Medellin

Address: Circular 73A, No 38-55, Laureles, Medellin 05001000, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Antioquia Department > Medellin
Price Range: £8 - £23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Urban Buddha Hostel Medellin 1*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Pick a room with windows & ventilation, because the 8-person dorm near the front with NO windows smelled like caca after a few hours”
alwaysLVA, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you're going for a private double room, try to get one of the ones upstairs.”
Rob586, 24 Dec 2014 | Read review
“The private rooms to the left of the central staircase on the 2nd floor are quieter.”
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