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Urban Buddha Hostel Medellin

Circular 73A, No 38-55, Laureles, Medellin 05001000, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014
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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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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
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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Dublin, Ireland
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8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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montnegro
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

A very safe area, quite a few restaurants to chose from, the communal areas are nice but the room we were in was a little musty but otherwise clean and a nice private balcony. Needed better pillows though unless you bulk them up with your clothes.

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Medellin, Colombia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

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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Address: Circular 73A, No 38-55, Laureles, Medellin 05001000, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Antioquia Department > Medellin
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