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Sunshine Hostel

Calle 9 No. 43c-36 (El Poblado),, Medellin, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Beersheba, Israel
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

i stay for almost a week,hostel was full most of the time,the owner and the stuff help me with everything i needed-information,translation,tours in town...everything.loundry service was good,also kitchen(not very big thow).wifi works allaround the house.showers had hot water always.location is also great. maybe because hostel was full,and had a few groups in it-things were a little louder than usally,but still... More

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Montpellier, France
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

It is the worst hotel that I was able to see in 5 months of travel in South America. First of all, we reserved 2 beds in a dormitory via internet and specified that we would arrive late in the evening, and the hostel had confirm this reservation. When we arrived, the guy at the reception tells us that the... More

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Medellin, Colombia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

The worst mattresses in the whole of south America so far. If you want back problems, stay here. Rude male member of staff, so insulting we left as soon as reception opened. They charge more than what we were told, and there are plenty of cheaper MUCH nicer hostels in medellin.

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

and good wifi too.one of my favorites fur sure! showers always had hot water which was good,after a while in the caribean...in general i would say hostel was clean,and it seems the owner and the stuff really care about good service and friendly atmosphare. highly recomended

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17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

El poblado is like a different town than the rest of Medellin. It's a very nice, wealthy area, so with that comes a higher cost of living. Sunshine Hostel is a perfect place to stay in el Poblado without breaking the bank. The staff id friendly, and the hostel has a comfortable vibe. Internet is good. Kitchen is large. Hang... More

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Eilat, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

sunshine has the perfect location:just between the metro station(and exito)at one direcsion,and parque lleras(party!)at the other.the place was clean,run by a friendly and helpfull stuff,we could have a good night sleep,and met here other nice fellows travelers too. our booking was for 3 days,but it was so easy to stay 3 days more! thank you jackie,thank you lina! we will... More

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

friendly hostel receptionists. very hard to find the hostel though. beds were good. floors were a bit slimy as thy must of been washed with detergent and not wiped over with water. showers were good. big collection of DVDs and the kitchen had alot to use in it. the fridge had too much stuff in it though and could probably... More

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Cartagena, Colombia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

This hostel has a good "vibe" going on, because of the people that work there ,young nice and helpful, the place is owned by an Israeli man,also very nice , he helped us a lot by explaining the city. The hostel has a kitchen, so you can cook there, (saving a lot of money), there is a big dining table,... More

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Montreal, Canada
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28 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Just a 5 minute walk from Poblado metro station the hostel was a decent place for a couple of nights in a 20000 dorm bed. Despite (or maybe because of) the sign saying no ping pong after 11pm or music after 2am we slept well. I never did work out who the owners were but the place was kept clean... More

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Berlin, Germany
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8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

it doesnt look very inviting, but its a good, clean hostel in the poblado area. close to the metro, supermarket, lots of bars, clubs and restaurants. the staff was surprisinlgy friendly. its close to the nightlife but not a party place. the have a tv room, smoking area, ping pong table, 2 computers and free wifi.

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Address: Calle 9 No. 43c-36 (El Poblado),, Medellin, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Antioquia Department > Medellin
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Ranked #32 of 82 Specialty lodging in Medellin
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