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Urban Buddha Hostel Medellin

Circular 73A, No 38-55, Laureles, Medellin 05001000, Colombia
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Pretty great hostel. Very chill vibe (exactly what we wanted). Room was generally clean and bathroom was decent (but clean). Good location, close to supermarket, restaurants and metro. The staff is super friendly and helpful. The kitchen is pretty clean and well-equipped. Definitely recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Although I just stayed for one night in this hostel. I can really recommend this place. The staff was really friendly and helpful, the hostel is located in a good area of the city, the beds really nice, and I had a good hot shower. The only thing I was missing was a good locker for storing my valuables. They... More

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Millwood, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I arrived to find the kindest most handsome twins Duvan and Francisco Urrego Montoya who welcomed me as if I was family coming home. They went out of their way to help me with anything and everything even letting me play in the lovely garden. They speak beautiful English which helps especially when I was trying to book further travel.... More

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Biel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We stayed 3 nights at the hostel and it was just perfect! Nice staff, and clean and cosy rooms. Its situated in quiet an safe neighborhood and you can reach public transport within a 15 minutes walk. I can highly recommend it to every visitor of Medellin.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This place has a lot of potential. The beds were great, no issues with the pillows, and it was a very relaxing atmosphere in a very safe location. The owners and staff were very nice and helpful. We had a room with a private bathroom - which was not clean upon arrival and the toilet had issues the entire time... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

First of all, the hostel is VERY relaxing. We even had an uninteruppted afternoon nap! However, we found several maggots in the cereal (on the 3rd day of eating the free breakfast). The hostel is a Little out of the way and definitely not a party hostel but thats absolutely fine for a nice relax. Then there is the unhelpful... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Far and away, the best aspect of Buddha hostel is the incredible staff. Duvan and Fransico go out of their way to ensure your stay is as perfect as can be. Duvan helped me to plan entire days in the town, decipher bus schedules, and even map out my stay in Cartagena on the Caribbean coast. When my hostel in... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The pics in web sites are nicer than the real place!! No hot water. Beds are really good but pillows not so good. Very helpfull I booked a private with bathroom but the one without it that has window looking over the garden is really great so i preferred that one.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

This is a lovely chilled and relaxed hostel in a lovely location in medellín. By chance we met the owner of the hostel on our way from Salento. As we weren't so sure of where to go, when we arrived in medellín he arranged our taxis to the hostel without us even asking him. The hostel is lovely and clean,... 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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