Best Places for Backpackers in Medellin, Colombia.

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The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Medellin, Colombia.

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Top 50 hostels in Medellin, Colombia.

These are the 50 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Medellin, Colombia.

1
Lucia Central

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Lucia Central

Lucia opens its doors to welcome travellers and locals in the City of Eternal Spring. A valley surrounded by green mountains with exotic flowers that perfume, a river that runs from head to tail and a bright sun, with its friendly people and the most beautiful women of Colombia. Here are the Paisas,...
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Hotel Florencia Plaza

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Hotel Florencia Plaza

We started operations 11 years ago, we have 18 private rooms in simple, double or triple accommodation and 2 shared rooms one with 6 beds and the other with 4 beds both mixed, we have a laptop on each floor of the Hotel & Hostel and access to Wi-Fi internet in all areas, You can also enjoy the wet a...
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Experience B&B Stadium

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Experience B&B Stadium

Comfort and unbeatable location for your visits of tourism, work, sport or some special event of the city, in a beautiful house with wide spaces, terrace with a view to the city, fully equipped kitchen, clean and comfortable rooms with private bathrooms and a impeccable personalised service.You can...
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Toc Toc hostel

97 /100

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Toc Toc hostel

Toc Toc hostel is a new hostel in Poblado, one of the best places to live Medellín. We count with shared and private rooms, lockers, kitchen, shared lounge and shared bathrooms. Toc Toc hostel is ubicated in Poblado, one of the best and secured places in the south Medellín. Very close to the dan...
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Hostel Macondo Guest House Medellín

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Hostel Macondo Guest House Medellín

Our strategic location allows us to go in a few minutes to the charming area of ​​nightlife that concentrates a lot of bars, restaurants, bars and discos of Lleras Park. Nearby is the Poblado metro station that will take you to the main sites of social and cultural interest. Around us you will fi...
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Los Patios Hostel Boutique

95 /100

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Los Patios Hostel Boutique

Los Patios Hostal Boutique is a stylish, upscale hostel with two buildings, located in one of the most innovative cities in South America. Medellín; Colombia’s second largest city is nestled in a lush, tropical valley, and it is a perfect mix of urban life and green space. Born from our roots, th...
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Yellow HouseHostel

95 /100

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Yellow HouseHostel

Breakfast included. 2 blocks away from 'La Floresta' metro station. We offer an alternative to the party hostel with a calmer warm and family atmosphere. Hot shower with water heated by gas. Located in a calm residential area, you will find all you need (bars, restaurants, banks and supermarkets)...
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Medellín Vibes Hostel

95 /100

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Medellín Vibes Hostel

Medellín Vibes is a luxury hostel, where you can find a quiet, natural and cosy atmosphere, a great option for travellers interested in sharing experiences, we have an excellent communal kitchen and a spectacular bar next to the pool, where our guests can delight the palate with exquisite snacks, di...
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InMedellin Hostel

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InMedellin Hostel

InMedellin Hostel is a cozy place located on the third floor of Pacande building , we have a total of 7 spacious rooms ( 3 dorms, 4 private ), furnished and decorated to provide the necessary comfort during your stay in the city of Medellin; InMedellin Hostel is located in a very green area, ne...
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The Sugar Cane Hostel

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The Sugar Cane Hostel

Welcome to the german & colombian run'Sugar Cane Hostel'-,located in El Poblado Medellin just a few minutes away from the metro station poblado and shorter walk to a huge supermarket'exito'.Parque lleras ,the zona rosa where you find all kind of clubs and bars ,restaurants ,is a few minutes to walk...
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Hotel Restaurante Veler

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Hotel Restaurante Veler

Hotel Veler is located at Provenza sector of Medellín, it is the best sector of the city, quiet and accessible, a few steps from Parque Lleras. You can walk through the Linear Park of La Presidenta and all its surroundings. With a wide offer of bars and restaurants. The hotel is located at the P...
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Hostel Rango Boutique

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Hostel Rango Boutique

Hostel Rango Boutique is a new boutique hostel on Calle 8 in Medellín. Relax over fresh bread and eggs at breakfast, take advantage of our powerful wifi to work remotely in our open workspace, or bring your friends over for dinner and cocktails in our restaurant. Meet the Rango family. This is an ex...
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Hostal Cattleya Medellin

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Hostal Cattleya Medellin

Hostal Cattleya Medellin is a very new property, it is a hostel that has a very familiar atmosphere which allows tourists to be immersed in culture at all times, are characterised by being a very clean place. The hostel is designed for the comfort and ease of its guests in every sense starting from...
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El Jardín de la 10

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El Jardín de la 10

We are El Jardin de las 10 a place inspired by nature, comfort and good experiences, located in a strategic place in the town.We have a large garden, designed as a place for recreation and reading. All thinking about the welfare and comfort of our visitors and allies. El Jardin de las 10 is loca...
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Medallo Social Hostal

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Medallo Social Hostal

We are a cosy house with a terrace and offer social opportunities for who is interested in support Medellin. We are located in Boston, an authentic neighbourhood. This part of the city offers a great look out, local market, football fields, free swimming pool, local stores, bars and restaurants,...
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La Martina Guest house

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La Martina Guest house

La Martina Guest House is an accommodation located on the 3rd floor of a comfortable house, comfortable rooms equipped with everything you need. Our bathrooms equipped with hot water and toiletries. Our large kitchen equipped with all the utensils for the preparation of food, dining bar. Our common...
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Medellin BackPacker Hostel

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Medellin BackPacker Hostel

Medellin BackPacker Hostel offers our visitors an authentic Medellin experience, full of comfort and relaxation in a prime location. You will be able to enjoy one of the city’s most lively and vibrant parts of town, with nearby attractions within walking distance, such as: The Botanical Garden, Expl...
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Secret Buddha

93 /100

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Secret Buddha

Home away from home. That Simple. If you wish to be close to Medellin but enjoy a natural environment this is for you. Herb & fruit orchards & native species & birds. Organic architecture and world art & furniture. Yoga, Meditation, Reiki, gastro meals & tours, Mezcal tastings, paragl...
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Tu Casa Natura

92 /100

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Tu Casa Natura

Tu Casa Natura is friendly hostel located in Medellin, Colombia. At Tu Casa Natura, you will start your day by listening the sound of birds and parakeets, you will be in a total immersion in the nature. Tu Casa Natura is the best place to meet new people and cultures. Guests will be able to pract...
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Casa Articulada Hostel and Artistic Residencies

91 /100

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Casa Articulada Hostel and Artistic Residencies

We want to show all travelers a different city, the one that is not about drugs because we are trying to move on from it and we have such a beautiful places and people that we want you to know about. We also have a lot of cultural and artistic events such a workshops, conferences, concerts, artist...
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Nativo Hostel

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Nativo Hostel

Brand new hostel located in Medellin, Colombia. We count with 3 levels and and 10 private rooms with different capacity. Twin rooms, double rooms and dorms. We have a kitchen, a living room and two TV living rooms. We are located near stadium train station and suramericana station also, close to...
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Chillin District Hostel

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Chillin District Hostel

Chillin’ District Hostel is a nice and big beautiful house located in the heart of Medellín (El Poblado neighborhood). We offer free Wifi, A fully equipped kitchen, bean bags and sofas, hammocks, Housekeeping, Lockers, TV areas and two nice terraces to chill and relax. The Hostel is located in t...
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Iris Hostel Medellín

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Iris Hostel Medellín

Welcome to Iris Hostel, Eco-friendly guest house situated in the exclusive district of Laureles, just 150 meters beside the ESTADIO Metro Station and from the famous Boulevard La 70 the “Zona Rosa” where you will find many restaurants and bars to experience the real Paisa nightlife. In front of...
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Nomad Hostel

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Nomad Hostel

Nomad Hostel is located in a full renovated building from the early 20th century, the only hostel with architectural and heritage protections in Medellin. It is a very well communicated space with double high ceilings where everyone can easily interact, with open and relaxed meeting spaces to share...
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The Woods Hostel

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The Woods Hostel

The woods hostel is in Medellín, it has great and friendly staff that can help you in any moment. They all speak English. We have shops, supermarkets and really nice restaurants in the same street, sightseeing, cultural activities, bars and pubs.We are in Manila neighbourhood, just 5 minutes walk...
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The Garden of Blues Hostal

91 /100

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The Garden of Blues Hostal

The Garden of Blues Hostal offer free WiFi, a terrace, shared kitchen, Shuttle Service (surcharge), Airport Shuttle (surcharge), shared lounge, TV area, daily housekeeping, business Center, laundry, Currency exchange, 24-hour front desk and shop. The Garden of Blues Hostal is located to 400 me...
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La Playa Hostel & Rooftop

90 /100

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La Playa Hostel & Rooftop

La Playa Hostel & Rooftop is a cozy space for travelers who want to be free like the sea. We are a hostel with a relaxed atmosphere and modern social spaces to meet adventurous souls like you. We offer both private and shared rooms, a fully equipped kitchen at your disposal and a spectacular terrace...
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Black Sheep Hostel Medellin

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Black Sheep Hostel Medellin

Medelin's most popular hostel, The Black Sheep Hostel is a thirteen year old New Zealand/ Colombian run hostel located in the best area of Medellin. Less than ten minutes walk from the Metro Station Poblado, two major shopping centers, one of the largest supermarkets in the city and the top Universi...
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El Descanso Donde Sara

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El Descanso Donde Sara

We are located close to the tourist zone in the beginning of El Poblado, the Plaza Mayor Convention Centre is 600 meters away, and you can walk. The district of El Poblado is in city centre and we are near the metro station and taxis services to the international airport. We offer you our hospi...
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Monet

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Monet's Poblado

This cozy accommodation with a unique style and design consists of 4 rooms with the option to choose between private or shared, all rooms equipped with fan, bedding and towel. It has a large living room with TV screen. and kitchen for common use. We have 24 hour reception, laundry service, bar open...
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Purple Monkey Hostel

90 /100

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Purple Monkey Hostel

WHY ARE YOU READING THIS? Don’t you realise you’re wasting valuable drinking time?!! This is the bit where we try and persuade you that our hostel is the best, with generic expressions like being “perfectly located” and “the comfiest beds in the city”. We can make all these claims, but the only...
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El Alternativo

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El Alternativo

El Alternativo is a new and inventive place to stay in Medellin and enjoy an original, friendly and Eco responsible atmosphere. On the roof, guests have use of a wonderful terrace and a kitchen. Opening on the street, the café hosts exhibitions and cultural activities. It serves natural juices, loc...
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Ivy Hostel

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Ivy Hostel

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 t...
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Raiz Hostel

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Raiz Hostel

Are you tired of the same?, expensive costs because your a tourist?, Do you want to feel like a true traveler?, Raíz Hostel is a bet that seeks to promote to tourists the REAL MEDELLIN. If you are a traveler who enjoys of the authenticity of each region, this is ideal place to stay, learn and live t...
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Aura Hostel Boutique

89 /100

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Aura Hostel Boutique

Aura Hostel Boutique is a modern, stylish hostel filled with natural light and extraordinary atmosphere where you can chill and share experience with locals and travellers. We offer a wide range of services including a powerful Free WiFi in common areas and rooms, Netflix, top tours in the city, to...
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Hostal Tamarindo Inn

89 /100

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Hostal Tamarindo Inn

Hostal Tamarindo Inn has only eight private rooms. Our rooms have comfortable mattresses, cable TV , free wi-fi, ceiling fans and private bathrooms. The inn has an open kitchen, spacious living areas and a balcony overlooking the main avenue. We provide complete tourist information in English...
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Yolo Hostel Medellin

88 /100

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Yolo Hostel Medellin

Situated in the El Poblado district of Medellín, Yolo Hostel Medellin offers free bikes and barbecue facilities. The property features a garden, as well as a shared lounge. Lleras Park is 400 metres away. A à la carte or vegetarian breakfast can be enjoyed at the property. Cycling is among the activ...
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Backpackers Inn Medellin

88 /100

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Backpackers Inn Medellin

Our Hostel, In Backpackers Inn Medellin, in addition to providing comfort to its visitors, offers a privileged location and easy access to public transportation to connect with the City by Metro(subway). We are located in Laureles, one of the best neighbourhoods of Medellin. We have an excellent ser...
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61Prado Guesthouse

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61Prado Guesthouse

61Prado is situated in the beautiful historical neighborhood of Prado Centro, famous for its rich cultural life and its architectural heritage. The guesthouse meets all your needs security, a strategic location, bar, cable TV, hot water supply, free wireless internet in all rooms, laundry servi...
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Joseph el Paisa

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Joseph el Paisa

Joseph el Paisa hostel Medellín is a clean spacious stylish hostel set in a beautiful old building in the city center, come enjoy this arty historic building with a good vibes and modern inside, we offer you private and shared rooms, all rooms have private power outlet, wifi access, locker and a per...
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The Wandering Paisa Backpackers Hostel

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The Wandering Paisa Backpackers Hostel

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. W...
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Florentina Hostal

87 /100

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Florentina Hostal

Enjoy in our amazing terrace where you can chill, have some beers and meet other travellers around the world. Come and cook your favourite meals in our full equipped kitchen, we also have free Wi-Fi throughout the house. In Florentina Hostal we will provide you the best info you can get to enjoy the...
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Be Okay Hostel

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Be Okay Hostel

Be Okay hostel has the best location in Medellin in a safe and cosy neighbourhood with many restaurants around the corner. Enjoy a FREE breakfast on our amazing roof terrace where you will meet fellow travellers and where you can enjoy a cold drink at night from our fridge. After a sunny breakfast y...
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Albaka Hostel

87 /100

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Albaka Hostel

Our house is not a simple hostel, it is more than that, it's the home of the people who are staying here, where the histories of each one stay here and build our own history. Our shared house with bohemian style is a quiet and cosy place, full of colours, plants and good vibes. We have 12 rooms for...
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InboXchange Hostel

87 /100

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InboXchange Hostel

Inboxchange hostel is a quaint mid-century house designed to make you feel at home while away from home. Designed with gorgeous Columbian color and flair, the architecture and design represent quintensential urban houses of Medellin that convey comfort, pleasure and harmony. During your visit to Me...
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Enso Hostel

86 /100

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Enso Hostel

Enso Hostel is conveniently located in the beautiful and safe neighbourhood of Laureles only 1 block away from the Estadio Metro Station and Carrera 70 - one of Medellín’s most famous streets, where you can discover the real Medellín and party with the locals. Free breakfast! – Enjoy pancakes, sc...
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Panela Hostel

86 /100

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Panela Hostel

In Panela Hostel you will find a space with tables an barbacue grill. You could see algo a large living room with TV and sofas. There is a pub with music and beers, soda, wine, and liquours. We have bikes to rent, laundry service (price for kilogram), we have a kitchen available for guests with frid...
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Casa Kiwi Hostel Medellin

86 /100

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Casa Kiwi Hostel Medellin

Casa Kiwi Hostel is happy to offer: a roof-top terrace at tree-canopy height with great views, a bar and a plunge pool, an open-air hammock area, another terrace on the 1st floor with bar service where you can hang out with friends, socialize and relax. We have a mini-theatre with a big-screen HDTV...
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Tiger Hostel

86 /100

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Tiger Hostel

Tiger Hostel is the temporary home for travellers looking for social hostels that know how to get down and then recover in a variety of comfortable lounging areas and the essentials to kick back. We’re conveniently located in the heart of El Poblado, ideal for anyone wanting to experience the ver...
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Macarena Hostel

85 /100

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Macarena Hostel

Macarena Hostel gives a cool touch when leaving the conventional beds and provide the experience to travellers in something new, safe and private. Japanese trend offers good privacy comfort and innovation in the city of Medellin. We are the only hostel with this style at the moment. Situated in M...
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