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Urban Buddha Hostel Medellin

Circular 73A, No 38-55, Laureles, Medellin 05001000, Colombia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We've been travelling for a while and this is one of the nicest hostels we've been to for the price. The staff are really friendly and the facilities are pretty good. Spacious kitchen, a hot shower (rare in some parts of the world) and our private room was comfortable and clean. The only minor quibble is that the acoustics and... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights and had a great stay. We had a private room on the grund floor next to the garden. All the walls are pretty thin so it can be noisy. Allso because the atmosphere amongst each other is great, you'll probably end up sitting in the garden untill late. If you're not, than the noise... More 

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Stayed here over a Friday and Saturday and really enjoyed my stay! The overall look of the hostel is really nice and trendy. It has a pool table and ping pong table which is good during the day and evening. Breakfast consists of nice coffee and scramble eggs with bread, pretty good! The bathrooms are really nice with good showers... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

We booked a two night stay in a private room here online but when we arrived we were informed they only had availability for the first night. That type of thing can happen sometimes and the front desk clerk was very apologetic and offered to help us find a different hostel for the next night. He also spoke excellent english... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This Buddhist run hostel is one of the best places I've stayed in South America. Apart from the location (a little out of the way), there really isn't anything negative to say. Staff were super helpful, spacious rooms and showers were roasting. They have delicious local beers on draught that you pour yourself and simply log in a notebook at... More 

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Paris, France
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Run by volunteers and a handsome dueno, this hidden hostel enjoys a central location that's great for going out at night. The building is ran-down and has very little sound isolation. The inner yard gathers folks around its hammock and the fish pond, which is pretty fun as you get to meet lots of interesting people, but don't count on... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Sick hostel! Definitely the nicest I've seen, lots of room in dorms and great showers. Standard but good breakfast. Not in the tourist/hostel centre of town but not too far from there and much cheaper than those hostels Staff were very cool, helping you with anything. I broke my phone on the last day and they told me where to... More 

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Address: Circular 73A, No 38-55, Laureles, Medellin 05001000, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Antioquia Department > Medellin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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