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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

DO NOT STAY HERE. This was literally the worst hostel I have ever stayed in! 1. The staff are incredibly unprepared and unprofessional they seem like a group of teens decided to run a hotel and have no idea what they are doing. One didn't even speak Spanish or English properly, only French. 2. The hostel is gross, the surfaces...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it is a nce clean hostel in the heart of pablado. the bathrooms are clean and there is hot water. I missed breakfast as it ends at 10. the beds are comfortable and they have a big tv with netflix on it. there are hammocks and a colol place to smoke on the roof and get a view of the...

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Tiger Hostal M, Director General at Tiger Hostal, responded to this review

We are glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We try our best t omake our guest feel like they are at home. Happy travels

Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We stayed three nights at the Tiger Paw Hostel. Why? Because it is in the cheaper range of the area, only 28.000 pesos per night in a three bed dorm. The hostel is quite clean, well located and the staff is mostly friendly. One big disadvantage: the walls are kind of thin, so you hear everything, espacially from the lobby....

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Tigerpawhostel, Director General at Tiger Hostal, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. In regards to the music, we do have a bar within the hostel and we do play music normally until midnight when the bar closes (or earlier if no one is at the bar). During that time, we were testing out a DJ to see if it would benefit the bar. WE DO NOT hire...

Paris, France
Reviewed June 16, 2016

1. The worst service in reception I have ever seen in hotel-hostel industry. Spoiling the whole experience in Medellin. 2. The stuff tend to "losing your luggage" in case you decide to leave them for guarding. In case you are really desparate and you have to choose between staying at the street and at this hostel pay extra attention to...

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Tigerpawhostel, Director de Recepción at Tiger Hostal, responded to this review

When guests come in and demand things right from the beginning and are extremely rude, it's kind of hard to provide the best service possible. Every hostel has the same rule within, they are not responsible for your personal items. That's why there are lockers for you to use. We have to run a business here and can't watch your...

Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Great location in the centre of poblado, which is probably the best area to stay as a tourist in Medellin. The staff were very friendly and the atmosphere was great, good if you like to party or want some company on your travels. They have a TV with Netflix available 24/7 in the public areas, however this means that the...

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Tigerpawhostel, Director de Recepción at Tiger Hostal, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and are glad you enjoyed your time here. We wish you all the best on your travels.

Reviewed June 9, 2016

Cool location, friendly staff, clean rooms, Netflix!!! Party vibes but not overly noisy. They're under renovation at the moment so I guess this place is only getting better... If you stay make sure you make use of Domicilios on your lazy days!

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Tigerpawhostel, Gerente at Tiger Hostal, responded to this review

Hello There: Thanks for your review on the hostel. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your time here. Enjoy your travels ~ Tiger

Reviewed May 22, 2016

My husband & I stayed genre in a private room with a shared toilet . Toilets were very clean & showers were great.. Great value for location.. If buying alcohol buy it from them for value & u can sit outside & watch the world go buy . Great people watching.. . The owner was redecorating when we were there...

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Tigerpawhostel, Gerente at Tiger Hostal, responded to this review

Hello There: Hobgoblinlf Thanks for your review on the hostel. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your time here. Enjoy your travels ~Tiger

Western Ireland, Ireland
Reviewed May 21, 2016

We were due to leave medellin easter weekend but unfortunately all buses were full. All hostels were also full on the friday night. Friends of ours had stayed in tiger paw before so we gave them a try unfortunately they were also full up. Unlike all the other hostels they took pity on the 3 of us and set up...

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Tigerpawhostel, Gerente at Tiger Hostal, responded to this review

Hello There: Sarahmad Thanks for your review on the hostel. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your time here. Enjoy your travels ~Tiger

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed May 3, 2016

We stayed a couple nights at Tiger Paw, on our way cycling down South America. This is a really decent hostel, nice and clean with a friendly atmosphere. They are in the process of painting and our room was freshly painted with heaps of space. The showers were great and the kitchen is clean and fully stocked. The staff are...

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Tigerpawhostel, Gerente at Tiger Hostal, responded to this review

Hello There: Dave K Thanks for your review on the hostel. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your time here. Enjoy your travels ~Tiger

Medellin, Colombia
Reviewed April 24, 2016

The rooms are clean. It's located in El Poblado, the liveliest part of Medellin, but the street itself is relatively quiet, as compared to others in the area. (This hostel also has a bar...always a plus.) Above all, the staff are helpful and friendly. I felt more welcome here than any other hostel I've stayed in. (I've been travelling through...

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Tigerpawhostel, Gerente at Tiger Hostal, responded to this review

Hello There: Anna G Thanks for your review on the hostel. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your time here. Enjoy your travels ~Tiger

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We can be found one block from the bar / restaurant area of Medellin, the famous Parque Lleras, 15 minutes walking to the metro station Poblado. We have kitchen, roof top deck, lounge and tv area, free hot coffee during all day. Both private and dormitory rooms for any budget. We offer too: Free walking Tour, Pablo Escobar Tour, Guatape Tour, Coffe Tour, Football Tour, Santa fe de Antoquia Tour, Paraglading Tour ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tiger Hostal

Address: Carrera 36 No. 10-49 | Frente a Crepes y Waffles, Medellin 050003, Colombia (Formerly Tiger Paw Hostel)
Location: Colombia > Antioquia Department > Medellin
Price Range: $11 - $42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 28
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“Leave fan on at least an hour before going to bed it's pretty powerful & will cool room down stay on top floor for a quieter nights sleep”
 of 5 bubbles Hobgoblinlf, May 22, 2016 | Read review
“The four bed dorm is probably the most quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles P6958GSlaurah, Apr 9, 2016 | Read review
“Go on the roof.”
 of 5 bubbles JudaBorrayo, Jan 22, 2016 | Read review
“most rooms do not have AC”
 of 5 bubbles Decotipp, Sep 7, 2015 | Read review
“They have arranged the rooms in different ways, from 2 twin beds, to rooms with four single beds, and also you can get a twin bed and two single beds in one room!”
 of 5 bubbles chivonumberone, May 7, 2015 | Read review
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