Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

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."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Ivy is an Australian and American-owned hostel. As experienced backpackers ourselves, we strive to incorporate the characteristics that we find so important in hostels while avoiding all of those obvious don'ts. Here you will find a chill yet sociable environment in a converted mansion with all of the creature comforts of home. Looking for an amazing included breakfast? You'll find it here. TV room with Netflix? Yep. Bar? Yep. We’re not a party hostel, but you can find good times, forge new friendships in the bar or in one of our common areas, and then bank some solid sleep once the party is over. If you are like many of our guests, you will find yourself becoming part of the Ivy family and extending your stay with us! The hostel is located in a clean and comfortable 9-bedroom, 7-bathroom mansion, including 3 private rooms and 6 dorms varying in size from 3 to 8 beds. Hostel features include:

- Free breakfast for all guests (eggs cooked to your style, fruits, toast and spreads, unlimited juice & coffee)
- HOT showers
- Solid 30mb wifi connection throughout the house to keep tinder swiping
- Well-stocked kitchen with everything you need to whip up that award-winning souffle
- TV room with cable AND Netflix, with what is likely the most comfortable couch in Medellin (affectionately named “Harvey”). Just try to pry yourself up once you get settled in!
- Open back terrace with hammock and retractable awning for those rainy dayzzz
- Fully stocked bar, daily happy hour and home of our house drink, the Poison Ivy ;)
- Free use of our 2 guest computers
- Laundry services
- Lockers for securing your valuables
- Free on-site parking (including secured parking for motorcycles behind a locked gate)
- Gas grill to BBQ up a storm over a few cold ones
- Friendly and helpful staff to assist you with tours and transportation (and info on whatever else you may be looking for in Medellin or on your travels through Central & South America)
- Free mediocre quality banta / laughs at reception, and nominal charge for high quality version of the same

What “don'ts” will you not find at Ivy (that we've experienced elsewhere)? Blaring music/sleep deprivation until 3 am, annoying “nickle and dime” charges to print boarding passes, rude staff, list of 200 strict rules to follow (you are adults, afterall), having to make up your own bed in the dark when you arrive at midnight (we do that for you before you arrive), cramped bathroom stalls requiring pretzel-twisting yoga maneuvers to pull up your drawers, etc.

Ivy Hostel is located in a safe, leafy suburb outside of the hectic party district, but with convenient access to everything the city has to offer. This is why we can offer you a great nights sleep, while the party district is only a 5-minute cab ride and the price of a late night slice of pizza away. Ivy offers excellent access to Medellin's metro system; only a 5-10 minute (and relatively flat) walk to the nearby Aguacatala station will propel you throughout the city to many of the tourist hot spots and local neighborhoods. We’re a 5-minute walk to 2 major grocery stores (one of which is open 24-hours) and 2 major shopping malls, and a 10-minute walk to the EAFIT University language center - the largest in the city (offering 2- and 4-week programs). Additionally, we have convenient access to the growing yet still authentically Colombian sector of Envigado either by foot, taxi, or bus. And if you happen to stay with us over the weekend, don't forget to take advantage of a “ciclovía,” in which the south-bound lanes of the beautiful Avenida Poblado (located almost next to the hostel) are blocked off to traffic and filled with walkers, joggers, bikers, and the occasional rollerblader. This occurs on most Sundays and “puentes” (one of the numerous Colombian holidays that fall on a Monday).

Ivy Hostel Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival.
Payment methods: cash, credit cards and debit cards. (Please add 5% for payment by card). Property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.

Check in from 13:00 PM.
Check out 11:00 AM.

Reception 24 Hours
Early checkout can be organized
No pets
No under 18 years old
Taxes not included - 19% IVA para los Colombianos
No curfew. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.2

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 8.6

  • Staff 9.3

  • Atmosphere 9.0

  • Cleanliness 9.2

  • Facilities 9.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    29 Nov 2019
    Victoria and Paola are just amazing! Super nice and accommodating. Super clean and well located place. I’ve been to a lot of hostels and this has by far been the best.
    Brazil, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    28 Nov 2019
    We had a great time at this hostel. Great people, great location. The hostel a great kitchen, chill out indoor area and a bar. The rooms were great and very clean. Absolutely loved our time here! Thanks Ivy
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    27 Nov 2019
    We had a great time! Great location and clean! The staff was also very fun!! Definitely do the pub crawl with Guierman and have a beer with Victoria and Pahola (They are the best!)
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    14 Jan 2020
    Had the best time at this hostel, by far one of the best hostels is not the best Iv ever stayed in over years of travelling!! Kinda like staying in a beautiful house with your family, it’s super super clean and so easy to meet people - everyone in the hostel becomes close and there are many nice areas to chill in and meet people. Free breakfast ain’t bad either ;) had a blast would deff go back. You can easily chill there and not feel pressure to party or you can go party - loveeee I’ll be back
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    28 Nov 2019
    One of the best hostels we stayed on our trip. Friendly staff who would socialise around the bar. Good showers, good WiFi. Just round the corner from a really good mall and 2 supermarkets. No lockers in rooms, but front door is always locked.
    England, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 9.4


    07 Dec 2019
    The facilities at Ivy are great - good spots to hang out, excellent kitchen and nice double room. The caveat to that is that the place could do with some standalone toilets - three bathrooms for the whole place is not very many and i often had to wait for someone to shower before I could use the toilet, so make sure you get up earlier if you want to get in first! The location is pretty good but I think we would have preferred to be in Poblado itself. The staff were all really friendly :)
    Australia, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.4


    05 Dec 2019
    Very chill hostel. Staff were friendly & helpful. We stayed in an 8 bed dorm with an en-suite which was cleaned everyday. The area is nice, very close to a mall & food options & about 30 min walk from the party area.
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 9.1


    05 Dec 2019
    One of the best hostels I have stayed in to date. Great staff and brilliant atmosphere.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1


    24 Nov 2019
    Great hostel, great people, good atmosphere! I really enjoyed my stay here. I didn’t like the location though. I should have done more research on what area to stay in Medellin. Luckily the metro is super convenient and makes it easy to get around!
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3


    05 Jan 2020
    Be sure to check the bill, several mistakes were committed and we ended up paying more than we owed. Other than that, the place is very clean, breakfast is ok (the coffee is very weak!), the staff is friendly and the location is good for exploring the city, near lots of comercial centers and the subway.
    Brazil, Mixed Group, 31-40
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Parking
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe