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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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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Had a great time in Urban Buddha, met a lot of good people. Good size hostel, nearby supermarket, good enough transport links (though the metro is a bit out the way), a little bit hard to find... Comfortable beds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Urban Buddha Hostel is my happy place. I come here on the weekends to relax and regain my peace of mind. The hostel attracts a number of creative types, likely due to its beautiful and artistic decor. I have met wonderful musicians, artists, writers and the like under this roof. The space is tranquil and there is usually great music... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

Some of the pictures are a little deceptive, but not necessarily intentionally. It's not a boutique hostel, it's just a decently run, cheap, no frills backpacker hostel that attracts a nice (albeit young) crowd, and with good and courteous staff. My husband and I were on a leg of our honeymoon, and thought getting the private room would be a... More 

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Paris, France
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

Good hostel, beds are comfortable but only 2 showers for the whole hostel. Bathrooms are not super clean and they should think about cleaning the toilets and the trash can more often... The staff is helpful. It is NOT a party hostel. Most of the people seems to smoke weed or they just look high all the time!! The location... More 

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Maringa, PR
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

A hostel full of vibe and interesting people . All rooms are large and comfortable, but the most delicious is to spend time in the garden. Staff are attentive and more than simple workers of the place. The region where it is located is quiet, so a good place to have quiet nights. Grab a beer and enturme with people... More 

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Thank diegodrush
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21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

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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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

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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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 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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116 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
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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23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
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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