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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 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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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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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I stayed here for 4 nights after booking last minute. This hostel is in a lovely quiet neighbourhood and is a great alternative from hostels in El Poblado if you are looking to chill out rather than party. The staff are super friendly and helpful and all the people I met in this hostel were also really friendly and polite.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

What a wonderful stay! The staff is very inviting and extremely helpful. We stayed here a few nights and enkoyed every one of them. Dorms and private rooms available in a great location. The staff takes the cake in their willingness to be of service in so many ways.

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