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Urban Buddha Hostel Medellin

Circular 73A, No 38-55, Laureles, Medellin 05001000, Colombia
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
villagloria Medellin, 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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Medellin, Colombia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing and relaxing place, the decoration and design is amazing, Mariano and Martin are incredible host and generally speaking I couldn't have found a better place to stay. Thank you guys and I hope we see each other in my next trip to Medellín. Gloria

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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for my first few days in Medellin. I enjoyed my stay very much. It is very clean and the staff is friendly. We stayed in one of their private rooms, very pleasant. The art in the hostel was pretty cool also. Not far from bars and restaurants. Kind of a ways from the metro, but totally doable.... More

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

I stay few night in this hostels, was great. Good facilities, and a great staff he make my stay a pleasure of sensation. The owner Martin is great Guy, cheers Martin you running this place perfectly. Also the room are really spacious and clean. If I come back I really stay again in this hostels.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for 4 nights in a private room. It was a great atmosphere with very friendly staff. Especially the owner, Martin, helped us a lot with tips in other cities regarding hostels and flights. He booked us a great place in Cartegena and helped us more when we sent him messages. Overall, it is a... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Absolutely gorgeous in a beautiful part of town. Really chilled out. Staff are friendly and smiley as hell! It is very clean with a fish pond in the courtyard. Although its not a "party hostel" you definately can still meet and hang with people, so easily.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

On my second trip to medellin I chose Urban Buddha because it looked different and chilled out, and I had really liked their other hostel. This one was better for me as it was more central, and also really beautiful, with loads of art, fun people and a great atmosphere. We all went out together, and then could come back... More

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Tremendous staff and location, a hidden little gem in one of the best neighborhoods in the city. Well run, quiet, and a place that seems to attract the best kinds of travelers. Hundreds of places to eat and drink within a few blocks and an easy 15 minute walk to the Estadio metro station.

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Perth, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

I wanted a nice quite place to rest with good company. This place had everything i wanted. It is a little far away from everything, about a 20 minute walk to the local metro station, but it is a great place to wind down and relax with other fellow travelers. The staff were really helpful and spoke English so i... More

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Santa Marta, Colombia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

I'm very divided on my opinion here! the hostel was beautiful and bright and airy, and the staff was so great. all so helpful and friendly. however, I found the location to be extremely inconvenient! we were looking for a bit more action, and this was in a very quiet, suburban neighborhood. this isn't necessarily a bad thing, it just... More

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Bogota, Colombia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Alright. Neat hostel. Friendly. Not much going on in the neighborhood. Your much better of in el poblado. Even if your not looking to party. El poblado. Also. They play bad pop too loud. But! Friendly staff. Neat setup. Quite and easy. Maybe it's what you want you

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Additional Information about Urban Buddha Hostel Medellin

Address: Circular 73A, No 38-55, Laureles, Medellin 05001000, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Antioquia Department > Medellin
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 75 Specialty lodging in Medellin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Buddha Hostels, inspiring & innovating. From the success of the SecretBuddha we are pleased to give birth to our new space, the Urban Buddha. We have tailored our hostels as unique expressions, to reflect theessence of the green "city of eternal spring".The Urban Buddha is a hostel that fuses retro-Asian design with theoriginal Art Deco architecture of a home built in 1953 located inLaureles, the most prestigious residential sector in the heart ofMedellin. Located only 5 minutes from downtown, the Stadium, and theZona Rosa (tourist party area), in front of the Bolivariana Universityand within walking distance from 70th st & 33rd ave (more traditionalparty streets), you can walk safely day & night in the realm of a serenegreen environment. The Urban Buddha proposes a new concept which unites culture, culinaryart, adventure and foremost a place to unwind and relax, paving anatural platform of exchange between visitors and locals. Our 600m homesplits in two levels, housing bright and airy dorms and private rooms, a spacious balcony, hammocks, and a large patio area and garden with koipond to complete the space.The Urban Buddha will soon become a cultural home where artexhibitions, independent film and music can be enjoyed by eachindividual traveller regardless of nationality or age. An original refurbished 1950´s massive kitchen is fully stocked withall the toys for all to use. Since food plays a major role for anyonetravelling whether it is for need or for love, Buddha Hostels is ashrine to exotic flavours, which you are invited to feast on with ourhome cooked meals. We also have a front deck to chill as well as giant puffs facing a 42"HD LCD flatscreen with Direct TV 24hr, Playstation 3 and a DVD playerwith an extensive video library. For our adventure seeking friends if you wish to see Medellin from the sky you can do so in the most naturalway there is to fly ; paragliding. Feel like having your feet closer tothe Earth but wish to have a bit of a rush, then climb the secondlargest rock on the planet, horseback ride in la "burroteca"(horsedisco) through the forest hillside of Medellin or Pub Crawl with us.Backpacking is a lifestyle, a journey, an opportunity forself-expression; it is not just about where you go but who you knowalong the way. Let Buddha Hostels deliver this with "LovePlease note:Check in: 12.00pmCheck out: 12.00pm Breakfast not included. Only credit card accepted as payment on arrival. ... more   less 
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