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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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Happy Buddha Boutique Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

DESIGNED FOR THE (OPEN MINDED) MODERN TRAVELER, we are proud to be the largest PARTY HOSTEL in Medellin. Our location is perfect for people that want to find places to eat, drink and have lots of fun specially during nightime. Part of our Happy Buddha Culture is to provide a friendly atmosphere and try to help our guests as much as we can. Of course we provide WiFi, music, ping pong, free coffee and breakfast included. Our bilingual staff will be sure to book you on the best tours to keep your days busy experiencing Medellin and outside beautiful towns. At night, share your experiences with your fellow travelers over a cocktail at our bar (really good deals compared to other ones in the same sector)
As a party hostel we offer every night a different event to keep you guys happy and tipsy.

We also offer:

*Visa, Master Card and all Colombian bank cards accepted extra 5% for the use of this payment method

REMEMBER! All of this is included in our experience:
Breakfast + Drinking Games + WIFI+ Luggage Room + Ping Pong+ House Keeping + Over-sized Lockers+ Map + New Friends :) + 32 inch Flat Screens (privates only) View House Rules


If you're looking for a super-friendly atmosphere and a great time, make the Happy Buddha Boutique Hostel your base in Medellín! As we're a party hostel, you can expect different events every night, from music, drinking games and budget-friendly cocktails at our bar, to games tournaments with ping pong, pool and billiards. Next stop: our night club! Make sure you grab a bite first at one of our two restaurants, or café. The only choice is, sushi or tacos? The next day, indulge in your free breakfast (and coffee, of course) and eat out on our sunny outdoor terrace.


You’ll find us in Medellín, the second largest – (we say the prettiest too, but we might be biased!) – city in Colombia. You’ll feel welcome from the minute you arrive, because your private transfer makes the 45-minute journey from the airport stress-free. We’re in La Florida neighbourhood, where you’ll find bars, cafés and the city park (6 minutes’ walk away) – the perfect places to watch the world go by.

Rooms and Dorms

Back at the hostel, unwind in your comfy room – choose from mixed or female-only dorms. Go for a private room if you've accumulated loads of stuff on your travels – you'll get a 32in flat screen TV too, and some have en-suite bathrooms! Rooms have oversized lockers for all your stuff, as well as in-room mini fridges for keeping those local beers cold. Just remember to pick up your key card and free linen at reception.

Extras and activities

Not sure how to spend your time in magical Medellín? Chat to our friendly bilingual staff at the 24-hour reception. They’ll book you onto our favourite tours, sort out bike hire and give you a free city map. We've got free Wi-Fi in the lounge to keep your followers up to date too. Host a games night with other travellers – just pick up some snacks from our mini supermarket, then settle into the lounge with some board games. You, competitive? Never.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.7

  • Security 7.9

  • Location 9.5

  • Staff 8.2

  • Atmosphere 7.0

  • Cleanliness 7.4

  • Facilities 7.4

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    04 Nov 2019
    Brilliant hostel in a great area. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful
    Ireland, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    01 Jul 2019
    Great place to stay, in a quiet but close to the action street which provides you with a short walk to all the main restaurants and night life
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1


    12 Jul 2019
    I had a good time at this hostel! The location is amazing. And they really try to have events / get people into the bar. it could be more social! But other than that, i have no complaints.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9


    09 Jul 2019
    Great hostel. Clean for a party place. Come here if you want to have a good time lol. Big thing for me is how they dont let you bring people back? I understand they want to avoid theft and people doing illegal things but i had a private room and couldnt even bring a few buddies into the room to chill.... they need to sort that situation out as its too strict. Its a blanket rule that shouldnt apply to every situation. Love this place and have been here twice but i may pick somewhere else now
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0


    24 Sep 2019
    Stayed there towards the end of September when their alcohol licence had been taken away so didnt get to experience this place as a party hostel
    Austria, Female, 25-30
  • 8.0


    30 Jul 2019
    Great sociable hostel. Room good size had a good stay. Close to lots of food and bars
    England, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    12 Jul 2019
    Pros: Location near many good restaurants and bars. Free bfast was decent with ability to add on. Fairly clean. Cons: The hostel is pretty much dead until much later in the night, where non-hostel people come to the bar area. I wish they had planned activities to help meet people easier (ie bar crawls). One night, the fog machine kept going off so frequently you couldn't even play beer pong, I also had no hot water in the showers for the 3 nights I was there (I guess it was broken?)
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    19 Sep 2019
    Atmosphere severely lacking, everyone I spoke to said they were staying in los patios and i wish I'd stayed there too
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 6.9


    10 Jul 2019
    The cleanliness was the biggest issue for us, we enjoyed the staff and the area we were in very much, but I’m pretty sure I got bed bugs and some of the bathrooms would be pretty gross at times. The night life there is fun and we had a good time! We wished the desk told us more about the city and things to do besides the few popular tours (although I’m sure they were cool we wanted more info)
    USA, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 6.6


    06 Aug 2019
    Definitely not a party hostel. There were a few other people I saw at breakfast, but not a hostel to meet or hang out with other travelers. The room was tiny, right off the kitchen. There wasn't enough room to even have my bag on the floor and be able to open the bathroom door. The room was clean though. Location was great. Breakfast was good. Staff was nice, but not overly helpful.
    USA, Female, 31-40
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Nightclub
  • Wi-Fi