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Black Sheep Hostel Medellin

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel is in the Manila neighborhood, about a 10-15 minute walk from Poblado. It is not too noisy, but it did seem rather crowded at times. The issue is that, while there are many spaces for hanging out, there are just soo many people at the hostel. It is a very large hostel with three different floors of rooms.... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the 10 bed dorm for 3 nights and were very comfortable. The rooms all seemed large and clean and there were plenty of bathrooms. The tv room is great for relaxing in the evening and there are lots of outdoor areas to chill out and meet other travellers. The kitchen is very well-equipped and the staff were... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

This hostel has everything you need and is well located near a metro (to access the rest of the city) and within walking distance of great restaurants and bars in the neighbourhood. The staff are also very friendly and will happily assist you with any specific tours within or around the city, as well give you suggestions for things to... More 

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Ojai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

I must say the Spanish classes, were excellent. The time spent with Yadi was enlightening, because she understands of the culture of Medellin so the discussions were fascinating. I also thank her for helping me translate my poem into Spanish. Book early so you can get a spot on her calendar.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Really nice hostel. The staff are really friendly and help with any onward travel or recommendations. There are nice communal areas and the private rooms on the top floor are huge! Al alma cafe around the corner is great for breakfast and lunch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Located in the Pobleto district of Medellín but it's very easy to get into town on the Metro. Hostel is run by very helpful staff who are very clued up on Medellín and more than willing to help with activities or onward journeys. Dorm rooms were comfortable and clean. Kitchen good. Really nice areas to relax.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

The neighborhood is lovely and The staff is nice, but the room was really dark, with mold and dark stains ON The wall, and it had a weird smell. Nice area outside! We only stayed there for two nights and in the last one a group in the room next to us was partying, talking and listening to loud music... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We are travelling around South America as a late twenties/early thirties couple and we stayed in Black Sheep Hostel in a private room for 2 nights. We arrived at this hostel with too high an expectation having read raving reviews on various sites. So when we arrived to a basic private room with mould on the wall and kept up... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Not a great neighborhood mostly because it's so far removed from the Pablado hustle and bustle. Clean and roomy and really nice reception. But I really did not like the location and the hostel was dark and weird.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I had a private double room which was pretty spacious, clean and the bed was amazing, I hadn't slept that well since I left home. Both the day and night staff are bi-lingual and super helpful. Anything you need to know is quickly sorted out, there are plenty of options in regards to tours and most, including... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Black Sheep is a four year old New Zealand owned and run hostel in a very peaceful neigbourhood of Medellin close to the metro and only fifteen minutes walk from all the restaurants, bars and clubs in the Zona Rosa. We have a wide selection of dorm rooms and private rooms with and without bathrooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Black Sheep Hostel Medellin

Address: Transversal 5A 45133 | Patio Bonito, Medellin, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Antioquia Department > Medellin
Price Range: $12 - $36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Black Sheep Hostel Medellin 2*
Number of rooms: 26
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