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Waypoint Hostel

Carrera 48B 10 Sur - 08, Medellin ., Colombia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It took me and my boyfriend a while to find for a hostel in Medellin that had good critics and that was not a party place. Finally we found the Waypoint Hostel and we stayed 3 nights, and we were not disappointed. It's a very good place. The hostel staff is very friendly and helpful with any question you may... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I spent almost 2 months at Waypoint and it felt like a home for me. Its located in a great area, safe, really close to the metro and buses that can bring you everywhere in the city. Its also close to some big shopping malls and supermarkets. The hostel itself is really nice and relaxed...the dorm is big so it... More

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Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

Good value, big beds, good covers, helpful staff. The swimming pool is nice too. The area is full of students. Bars nearby, short ride to the centre. It was nice - 200 characters is a lot to write though.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

The perfect place to share with friends. Your fill well from the first moment and relax. Quite but at the same time located close to the best party spots in Medellin. The clima is a must in this wonderful city!

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Trinidad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

I spent 2 nights at the Waypoint Hostel and they were incredible. The place is really clean and comfy.The location is great, very close to the metro stop and one block from a major university. The free WIFI worked well. The main attraction for me was the swimming pool. The staff is great especially Jimmy who took the time to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

This is a sweet little hostel. Nice staff (but don't all speak English), pool is good and clean but there isn't much space around it to lounge in the sun. Good WiFi, but went down quite often. Good kitchen with nice clean and new utensils. Can smoke outside. Good communal areas to meet people or relax. Plugs in rooms are... More

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Harar, Ethiopia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

We found the staff at the hostel very friendly, we were given a great tour around on arrival and advice when we needed it. The place is kept very clean and has a great kitchen for cooking up meals and spacious dorms with lockers. It is located very close to the metro system but is a bit of a walk... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013 via mobile

Waypoint is a very nice hostel with really friendly staff. They have good facilities showers, lounges, computers and a pool. Most important everything is always kept very CLEAN. It is 7 minutes walk from a metro which will take you anywhere in the city that you want to go. The only drawback is that it is not a party spot.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Waypoint hostel was my first and only hostel experience in Medellin. Since I very much enjoyed it and bonded both with guests and staff it will probably remain the only hostel to go for. It is in walking distance to the metro and important bus routes and fairly close to bar districts. Reasonable pricing and chilled atmosphere (not party 24/7,... More

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Schweiz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Medellin was my first destination of Southamerica. I studied spanish at EAFIT University, which is located 100 metres from Waypoint Hostel, so excellent for students. Further, the station Aguacatala of Medellin Metro is reachable within 2 minutes walk, another plus. You also find different supermarkets within a 10 minutes walk. The hostel was really clean and the stuff more than... More

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Address: Carrera 48B 10 Sur - 08, Medellin ., Colombia
Location: Colombia > Antioquia Department > Medellin
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Located in El Poblado neighborhood, one block from Aguacatala Metro Stop and 50 mts from EAFIT University Campus. The hostel has a nice swimming pool, bbq area and hammocks. Facilities as fully equiped kitchen, free parking, free internet access and 24 hour coffe. The staff will give you travel information about Medellín and Colombia. Surrounded by big trees on a quiet zone that will allow you to sleep far from the noise of main avenues and party places, but close to everything that you need as ATM´s, shopping malls, party zone, metro stop, supermarkets, hospitals, drugstores, street shops, bus stop, bars and liquor stores.Waypoint Hostel is the perfect choice for those who want to relax and share experiences with other travelers, as we say, is your home on the way! ... more   less 
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