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The Wandering Paisa

Calle 44 A No. 68 A 76 | Laureles, Medellin, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Medellin, Colombia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wandering Paisa is the perfect choice if you don't want to be in the ever so touristy Poblado! You can experience a really fun local neighbourhood here with some of the best salsa clubs around and is 10 mins walk to free swimming pools and the stadium for local football matches. I really loved it here, it's the little things... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best thing in TWP is the staff. We lost some documents in Ecuador and needed new ones so they sent it from Belgium to TWP. We informed the staff before and they were very understanding and kept us posted when the documents arrived and everything. They also helped a lot with planning our trips and the paragliding in medellin.... More

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Cork, Ireland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Hostel has friendly staff who are helpful. Most of hostel was clean except for the room I stayed in. Floor needed a good clean. 4 beds squeezed in meant not much room for backpacks etc. Balcony outside room tended to be noisy at night ( had to leave window open as it was so hot). Breakfast was good.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
59 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

Had a nice 4 bed room with no bunks! Issue was opened out onto the shared balcony so a little noisy at night as left window open for air. Room and beds comfy and towels give for showers which was a bonus. Decent shared bathrooms either like a home or more shared bathroom type set-up. Staff really cool and friendly.... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The Wandering Paisa played a key role in making my stay in Medellin the great experience that it was. The staff was very friendly and always ready to help me with any questions that i had. They always were in a good mood and excited to teach visitors about their city! The hostel in itself was very clean and had... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Definitely the place to go when you want to experience Medellin at it's best! Comfy beds, awesome bar, and close to everything including the Metro. We had a great time here and all the staff were super helpful. Thanks TWP!

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Quito, Ecuador
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for one night but wish we could have stayed here longer. This place really has some great staff- they made my stay very enjoyable! At night it gets pretty loud depending on what activity is going on, but i think the rooms are ideally situated so that the noise doesn't disturb you as you try to sleep.... More

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Medellin, Colombia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I stayed a few days in the paisa hostel and i really enjoyed it. Amazing place with very friendly staff and owner. Its a good place to get to know the real side of Medellin. The price is good and has a great atmosphere. This hostel has great events like language exchange and free salsa classes and the karaoke night... More

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Cali, Colombia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Having stayed in 2 other places in Medellin before, The Wandering Paisa has been my best experience. The price is good, the staff is helpful and bilingual, the facilities and beds are good, and it has a great atmosphere. I love the events that they host there (I got to experience open mic and karaoke) and it's a great way... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Not the best hostel I've ever stayed in. The location is alright, with the Setenta and several supermarkets around. You can go to downtown with the metro, which I haven't done, but I don't think it's too hard. I booked a single room and payed 20€ a night (about 55000 CP). The room was completely overpriced. It is directly opposite... More

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Address: Calle 44 A No. 68 A 76 | Laureles, Medellin, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Antioquia Department > Medellin
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The authentic Paisa Backpackers experience! Centrally located and closest to the Metro and the "Local Zona Rosa". Safe, clean, and relaxing. Managed by an American and a Colombian, we seek to immerse travellers in the local "Paisa" culture while providing them with a safe and comfortable place to stay. We have the most comfortable beds in Medellin, along with hand painted murals in every room. ... more   less 
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