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Black Sheep Hostel Medellin

Transversal 5A 45133 | Patio Bonito, Medellin, Colombia
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Decent enough location for a hostel, but the facilities aren't the best. Thought the staff was ok and there were some good options for eating withing walking distance. Can't put my thumb on it. Kind of good, kind of bad.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we Stayed for two nights and liked The hostel. We had our own Bathroom and everything was Nice and clean. For a hostel it was surprisingly quite at night. The staff was very Helpful and Nice. Wifi was fast. The Kitchen was a bit unorganised with few Cups and Forks. The Kitchen got a bit chaotic at night when everyone... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I emailed 4 times to make a reservation, both for a room and a 4-week language course. No reply. Then I left a message on Facebook. No reply. Then I booked via their website. Upon arrival they never got it. Staff was terrible, almost seemed annoyed when I told this history. I had a long terrible trip and they were... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Black Sheep was the perfect place to stay in Medellin for the international traveler. The group was an eclectic mix of individuals from around the world. The front desk staff were helpful, informative, knowledgeable. The hostel is located near the Metro line that runs through Medellin, and within walking distance to the safe and popular Zona Rosa. The rooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really good facilities in terms of dorm rooms, bathrooms, communal spaces and kitchen. The staff are super nice and helpful also. The cat is enormous and needs to go on a diet but that's for a separate forum. Close to the metro system and supermarket. There are some really nice small boutique shops close by that have really good quality... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice hsotel near to main park and centre in nice neighbourhood. Met some great people and travellers here. Nice roof terrace with hammocks. Kitchen is good with coffee available all day. Helpful staff that speak English on reception. Rooms clean and toilets. Computers for internet and wi-fi in communal areas. Only thing that I would not recommend is doing the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This hostel has all the bones to be fantastic but just doesn't quite make it for a few reasons: - is a bit run down: whole place could do with a bit of a facelift but especially the bathrooms (flaky paint, some crumbly plaster, tatty old fittings and some toilet seats worn and a bit nasty) - on a similar... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

One of the best hostels we've stayed in in South America. Great location, 5 mins from metro and 15min walk to bars and restaurants. Also located in quiet area but close to everything. Friendly staff, especially Kelvin the owner who was very helpful. Great kitchen, good dorms (would have been good to have lockers in the room, but they had... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I stayed in the black sheep hostel for a total of 5 nights in december. I was a little apprehensive arriving to Medellin alone as a girl travelling by herself, but as soon as i walked through the door i was made very welcome. The place was very clean and the staff amazingly friendly. There is lots of social space... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Hands down the BEST hostel in South America - I wonder if this is due to it being run by a kiwi and former backpacker. My husband and I have been on the road for 8 months now and Black Sheep set up the bar so high that we always compare all the good hostels we come across with Black... More 

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Address: Transversal 5A 45133 | Patio Bonito, Medellin, Colombia
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Location: Colombia > Antioquia Department > Medellin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 26
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