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Urban Buddha Hostel Medellin

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Circular 73A, No 38-55, Laureles, Medellin 05001000, Colombia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel itself is beautiful the problems are: A lot of noise we couldn't sleep and we went to bad at 1:00 not so early. No fan. It is really hot. No atmosphere. The crew is helpless. Can't help you with anything. In the end they where trying to make us pay on another night because they told us we... More 

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

That is not a good hostel. I have no idea how it is rated that high, might have been good sometime in the past. It has a bad location at a distinct neighborhood, far from everything, the stuff is apathetic- they will answer your question, given that they know the answer (often they don't), but god forbid a smile. Our... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We arrived at the hostel late on Friday night with a booking that was confirmed two days earlier. We had confirmed in the booking that we were going to be arriving late and had received no correspondence to suggest that this would be an issue. Upon arrival we were informed that the hostel was overbooked at the time we had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Small hostel - not near the nightlife however a perfect place to explore the rest of the city. The rooms were basic but good value and the atmosphere and communal area were fantastic. The people were lovely. Would definitely stay again! Breakfast is free however you must make it yourself on some pretty terrible frying pans. Good luck!

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The hostel has a positive vibe and I was excited about the place when I checked in. I had a private room (but shared bathroom). The room was pretty cute, however, there was no fan so I had to keep my windows open. This meant that I could be subject to horrible ukulele players since the window opened up into... More 

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Stayed a couple of nights here. Positives: Safe area, good food options nearby Nice garden Towels provided Breakfast fine, had to cook yourself Friendly and knowledge staff Negatives : Not much atmosphere Quite a walk to the metro Too many beds in the dorm room for the space Kitchen crowded at breakfast time Not that clean

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Really nice hostel - very pleasing on the eye. Very chilled, laid back, friendly staff - this is more of a party hostel that some that we stayed in, but its not over the top and i didnt lose out on any sleep ever etc. Staff are friendly and helpful -giving directions, advising on travel, booking taxis etc. Supermarket at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I stayed here a few nights in February and loved the atmosphere! There is a nice garden where you can chill-out. Also the staff are helpful.And there is a kitchen to cook. The area is safe, also at night.

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Popayan, Colombia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Everyone looks for something different in a hostel, and obviously this place was not a hit for our family of four. The place is dirty, especially the kitchen and bathrooms. They were not cleaned over the weekend. The hostel is located on a quiet street, but this is nullified by partying guests and staff. The owner tried to charge us... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This hostel ties with the Circus in Berlin as the best hostel I've ever stayed at. Tarazzo spiral staircase! Excellent kitchen! Very cool staff! Friendly travelers! Nice location! Beautiful chill zones! WiFi! Markets, ATMs and restaurants right outside! Great beds! My plan was to spend a night in Medellin. Because of this hostel, I stayed 6 nights. Pacho, Duvan, Katie,... More 

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