Happy Buddha Boutique Hostel Reviews
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Very nice and clean hostel, however, the shape of the bar was not conducive to my style of making friends.
This place has a nice location and is nice and clean BUT the staff is mind blowingly awful. It actually became comical at one point how bad they were. Things as simple as check in felt like I was doing them a disservice and ruining their day. i had to book another night online because they didn't want to do it at front desk. Oh, and some girl got robbed by the cleaning staff (proven by cameras) and returned the stuff but that cleaning lady was seen cleaning there the next day.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
Nice hostel in good location with good clean facilities. Only bad thing would have to be the unhelpful staff. No information about the hostel was provided at check-in, also they didn't reply to my emails when I sent a request to stay additional nights which was annoying because when I arrived they were booked up for those dates (they weren't at the time I emailed them).
Nice, clean bathrooms and rooms. Breakfast was good. Unfortunately the staff were so unhelpful and rude. Would wait at the bar or reception for 10 minutes while they would just sit there ignoring you. And people coming into our room while we were sleeping trying to get us to do the pub crawl was very annoying and stupid.
The place lives up to the name party hostel. Friendly staff, clean rooms. Pool table and rooftop is a plus. Bartenders are awesome.
Fun party hostel with a good atmosphere at night. The rooms were clean and modern. The private bathroom in the female dorm was very nice. Perfect location. HOWEVER, the staff were extremely unfriendly and unhelpful. When asking simple questions they acted as though we should've already known the answer. They basically didn't want to be there! Quite disappointing in that regard! Breakfast was good but they packed up half an hour before the end time (10am).
Had a great time- good for meeting people and having a social time. Maybe best for a shorter stay over a few days for me, just as the temptation to party is so strong here!
Party hostel. Staff were helpful when you could track them down!
The private rooms were very comfortable and clean. Great location. The bar area is great on the weekends.
great place! breakfast included - toast, scrambled eggs, cereal. very clean. fast wifi. such a lovely area with shops and restaurants
A nice hostel with a awesome location. Parque Lleras is the location in Medellin. A lot of restaurantes, markets, mall and bars around the hostel. The structure of the hostel is awesome, a big bar! The only thing that we didn't like at all were the receptionists, always in a bad mood with us. They didn't help in nothing.
Positives: - breakfast is amazing.. Cereal, coffee and made to order scrambled eggs or omelette! - rooms are huge and hostel is located right in the middle of El Poblado No negatives! Great hostel, full of people from all over the world and helpful staff
Epic epic epic hostel. Awesome staff, the bar is legit and goes off and easily the best kind of backpackers frequent Happy Buddha. Medellin is a trap of a city because it's so awesome and happy buddha adds to the reason! Couldn't recommend it highly enough!
The most beautiful hostel I have stayed the last 4 months of traveling in South and Central America. Breakfast is very good and the staff is just wonderful. The location is the best! The staff even let me use their laptop when I had to do some work. They arrange a lot of activities, most of it for free. Definitely worth visiting this hostel!
Incredibly clean, safe and social. The hostel has a fun bar, but if you're not up for partying the rooms are still super quiet. Good free breakfast. Stayed for 6 nights and loved every second!
Excellent Hostel overall. Highly recommend
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
I had the best time at Happy Buddha. The dorms were very clean and spacious and the atmosphere was great, specially for someone traveling alone. Make sure to get a room towards the back though because if you get it near the bar you'll never sleep.
Great place to stay, nice and clean. It's a shame they doesn't receive dollars and the weekend that I arrove the party was kind oh lame.
It's a really nice place to stay, I arrived on Saturday and the party was kind of lame but everything else was great.