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Casa Kiwi Hostel Medellin

Carrera 36 7 10, Medellin, Colombia
Casa Kiwi Hostel Medellin
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As my friend and I got into Medellin we were ecstatic to begin our two week holiday. All of this changed when we checked in to the Kiwi hostel. The reception staff was rude, unhelpful, and made us feel like it was a burden to stay there. I mean I realize that they deal with backpacker gringos all the time... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a private room, and got robbed by the cleaning lady. She took some of our US money and pesos, and left some too...probably hoping we would not notice. The staff laughed at us, even after we went to get a police report made up and saw the security footage, and said "you have got no proof at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a week in Casa Kiwi & had a wonderful time - Medellín is a great city. Rooms are pretty comfortable, small bar, one of the best hostel pool tables I've found. There is a courtyard area with hammocks & a chill out space on the roof with a tiny pool to cool off in. The restaurant serves nice food... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Casa Kiwi is an incredible place to stay in Medellin. There are lots of great spaces to relax and common areas to meet people. The staff were all so helpful and friendly and the cleaning staff did a great job to ensure the place was always clean. It's not a party hostel but It's in the best area of town... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We stayed in a private room here and had the equivalent of $180 stolen. After watching 2 days of security footage over 4hrs it showed only the cleaner could have entered our room. Management blamed another guest who would have had to break into the room steal the money and somehow lock the door again in 30 seconds. Houdini isn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Great hostel, with a nice and friendly staff. They have amazing tours and great suggestions. They are located centrally and near great nightlife. I would definitely stay at Casa Kiwi again, for my next visit! Highly recommended

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Came into Medellin on the overnight bus from Bogota. By the time I arrived it was about 9:30 am and I hadn't slept a wink. All I wanted to do was find a bed and sleep for a bit. I had no reservations so taxi cab driver recommended this place because it had "mucho americanos"...I should have known. Casa Kiwi... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

i've been only one night in Casa Kiwi, after several times trying to get one available room. I had a great, quite calm and relaximg time. I loved the swimpool on the rooftop and everything about the service was cool. I hope to get back on July for Colombiamoda and Feria de las Flores (the biggest evets coming) thank you... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We stayed here for a couple of nights & really quite enjoyed the general ambience of the place . They have a very nice terrace to eat & drink on . good TV room & useful kitchen . Around the reception is a pool table & some nice music accompanies the foyer area .

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Waterloo, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff, good location, good atmosphere. Private rooms are clean and with a nice view. Activities offered include bike tour, Escobar tour and pub crawl. Recommended place for discovering Medellin!

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