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Black Sheep Hostel Medellin

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Transversal 5A 45133 | Patio Bonito, Medellin, Colombia
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Ojai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank Ochase
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Thank amymcculloch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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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Thank El_Viajero_Ingles
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank HannahMontana66
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

The hostel is in a nice quiet location near restaurants, shops and a large supermarket. Our private en-suite room was clean and had a nice view. We booked for a week originally but ended up staying for ten days. It's a nice chilled out hostel. Staff are very helpful, but the star of the show is Yadi the Spanish tutor... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Facilities are in need of maintenance! Lots of deteriorated walls in showers and in the room I was accommodated. Attention by staff (including cleaning crew) was top as was the supply of paper in bathrooms. I did not like that smoking is allowed in common areas and non smokers can't avoid getting thru (like right next to the main exit).

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Thank Ambiente K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

This is a big hostel. I mean big. But it have a friendly and chilled atmosphere. You can definitely find your crowd here. The reception staff is friendly and the free coffee is good. Black sheep has maybe a perfect location. 5-10 minutes to Parque Lleras and its surrounding. And just a few minutes to the metro station to downtown.... 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 - $37 (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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