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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. 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.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

If you do not show up on day of reservation, your card will be charged in full for the first night of the reservation.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Additional Info:

no minors.

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

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The Wandering Paisa Backpackers Hostel

Book more than 2 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
8.9
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Located close to the Metro and the local party area of “LA 70”, The Wandering Paisa offers the most authentic cultural experience in Medellin. We seek to immerse travelers in the local Paisa culture while providing them with a safe and comfortable place to stay with local activities and events.

Weekly Activities:
- Free Salsa Classes
- Language Exchange (meet locals!)
- Karaoke Night
- Stand Up Comedy
- Open Mic

We are located in the upscale neighborhood of Laureles, a block from the local hotspots of La Setenta and La 33, where prices are affordable, the locals are plenty and the bar/club scene is vibrant. We also are less than 5 minutes walking from the Metro system, which can bring you virtually anywhere in the city.

Our knowledgeable and bilingual staff will be more than happy to provide you with any information on tourist activities in Medellin and the surrounding areas as well as make bookings for tourist activities and airport pickups.

Decorated with a bohemian theme that pays tribute to South American and Colombian culture, our hostel boasts some of the best services in town. With 4 dorms (no larger than 8 beds each) and 3 privates, every room in our hostel has its own unique country theme, each hand painted by local art students.

In our rooms, we have the best bunks in Medellin, designed with privacy dividers, orthopedic mattresses, and a locker for storage under the bed. Most importantly, these beds are not the kind that squeak or move when you climb up, allowing you to sleep comfortably in peace and quiet. We also have six fully remodeled bathrooms, with 24-hour hot water and brand-new computer workstations.

Inside the hostel, travelers can relax and play Nintendo Wii on our 42-inch plasma screen T.V. equipped with cable television and a large selection of DVDs. For stunning views of the surrounding mountains, travelers can climb to the top of our castle-like terrace located on the roof of the building. If you are feeling social, you can kick it in our 'Paisa Bar' which serves both nonalcoholic and alcoholic beverages.

Occasionally, local musicians have been known to play live music on our sundeck/stage, while travelers chill out on hammocks and listen to the grooves on the nearby balcony. We also have a huge kitchen, speedy laundry service, high-speed Internet access and free wifi. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.0

  • Security 9.1

  • Location 8.9

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 8.5

  • Cleanliness 8.9

  • Facilities 8.9


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    25 Aug 2021
    Nice place to have fun. Very good location. Near to the party zone and to many restaurants. They do many fun activities.
    Colombia, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    30 Jul 2021
    It was an incredible place, you get what you pay, but the location is amazing. Staff is great, everything you need, you will get it in there.
    Colombia, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    05 Jul 2021
    Good, comfortable stay. The perfect introduction to Medellín!
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    11 Jun 2021
    "hey Wandering Paisa! Thank you for the wonderful stay, nice clean and I love the hostel and comedy night is funny"
    Colombia, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    31 May 2021
    I has a great time in this hostel! The language exchange was really great to practice the english and I make friends! See you next Time!
    Colombia, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    22 Apr 2021
    Excelente hostal a excelente precio. Sus empleados son muy amables y siempre ayudan con lo que pueden. Anímense a preguntar sin miedo, de seguro ellos les responderán. También vale la pena mencionar que las camas son muy cómodas y que la cocina es bien equipada. Great hostel, great price. The staff is very nice, they always help you with whatever you may need, so feel free to ask anything. Beds are comfortable and kitchen is well equipped. 100% recommended.
    Colombia, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    31 May 2021
    Great hostel, clean, friendly. Good location in a nice neighborhood. Wifi could use improvement.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4

    Superb

    07 Aug 2021
    Amazing stuff very knowledgeable super clean comfortable had a great time thank you
    Canada, Male, 41+
  • 9.4

    Superb

    28 Apr 2021
    The atmosphere was eclectic and laid back. Good value for money. The staff (specifically Juan Jose at the check in) was so incredibly helpful. So kind and personable. He helped me a lot and made me feel welcome. He even called a taxi for me when I couldn’t. Would go back here for sure!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 2.0

    Rating

    25 Mar 2021
    En lo peor que he estado
    USA, Male, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Dryer
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Games Room
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wii


Awards

  • 2012

    1st, Country Winners Colombia

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