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Buddha Hostel Medellin Reviews

Circular 73 A 38-55, Laureles, Medellin, Colombia

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84%

Rating
369 Total Reviews
  • 87%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 80%Location
  • 86%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 81%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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91%

The atmosphere and staff were great. It is located in a nice neighborhood and overall good place to be.

  • 2nd Feb 2016
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


71%

Only 1 out of 3 showers actually had warm AND cold water.. In the same area I liked Wandering Paisa better: Cleaner and with a better location.


74%

We had the private room and the toilet was broken so it was making sounds all night until I finally thought to turn the water off. But then we had to turn it back on every time we wanted to flush it. The room wasn't bad but right outside our window was the garden/courtyard with tables and chairs where everyone hangs out, so we had a group of people drinking and laughing right out our window. The whole hostel seemed to be out there having an obnoxious party. Might be fun if you're into that stuff


91%

It was a nice experience

  • 8th Jan 2016
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Colombia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


83%

A solid hostel, great staff who are always willing to help. Metro station is a 15 minute safe walk. Good kitchen and breakfast is good (you get cereal or 2 eggs....plus all the toast, jam and coffee you want) Thanks guys!


100%

Fanatstic place worth every single penny. I´ve these Buddha hostels and I must say the standard and quality is amongst the highest and best in the world.


86%

Good hostel located in the more quiet district but still close to many restaurats and bars. Just sometimes the music in the hostel was too loud in the morning and not enough plug sockets in the rooms but besides of that it was a good place to stay. Nice chill out area in the garden


69%

It's NOT the happy Buddha hostel.. This one not party hostel..

  • 17th Dec 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Israel
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


74%

Nice quiet place, but a bit out of the way


100%

Staff very friendly and helpful, nice and quite at night and located in a great part of Medellin not far from restaurants, grocery stores, and nice parks. If you're looking for somewhere peaceful but with a great atmosphere, check these guys out!


74%

The hostel is in a gorgeous building, and the garden is lovely. The 10 bed dorm was a little cramped, but there was plenty of space in the communal areas to make up for it. Laureles is a cool place to stay if you want to get away from the gringo ghetto of Poblado


100%

Great hostel! Loved the neighberhod, all that you need neear by and with a very local experience, much better than El Poblado that is full of turist (doesnt feel as in Medellin). Staff at the hostel is realy frendly and helpfull, ask for Martin (the owner) and he will help you a lot.


57%

Our experience with this hostel was a bit lower than expected. The location was quite far from the center. The hostel is like a big house, which is cool, but there were only 3 bathrooms of which 1 shower was not working and the toilet is also in the bathroom, which isn't very practical. And in the room there were barely electricty plugs. It's also not really a party hostel, but more a potsmoking hostel. However, the staff was really nice and helpful and breakfast was included.


91%

Buddha Hostel is a beautiful and chilled out hostel in great and neighbourhood where the young and friendly staff make will make you want to stay more than you planned for. Right in front of a rock climbing gym, a few blocks from a supermarket and walking distance from the metro makes this place a house where you can stay and see medellin instead of the typical gringo hostal. Come to this hostal have a few beers listen to great music and you will not want to leave.

  • 25th Oct 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Chile
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

i love my stay in this hostel !!!

  • 9th Oct 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Argentina
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


66%

Checkout Time was wrong.

  • 1st Oct 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


71%

I really liked the atmosphere here! Though the were dirty, I see them be cleaned once when we were there. Also, a of the showers were out of order.


86%

Isabella was fantastic - she gave us great advice on what to do in Medeilln and organised our trip to Jardin for us. We had a wonderful time thanks to Isabella - thanks v much to her

  • 16th Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


89%

All in all a fantanstic quality-hostal! The only downside: I tried to prearrange my taxi transfer to the airport at 4:45am operated by the hostal staff. Unfortunately, no one showed up and I had to run through the streets alone hollering at passing taxis. In terms of security nit the best thing to do in the middle of the night...




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