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Reviewed 16 July 2012

We were very excited about staying in this hostel. Both of us are hardy travelers who have traveled both together and separately and without accompaniment to such places as central Asia, Nicaragua, and the Tibetan regions in W. Sichuan, etc. While this was certainly not the dirtiest place either of us have ever stayed, it was up there. Considering the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 2 May 2012

Although the Secret Hostel is not in the centre, that should definitely not be a reason why you choose not to stay in such a wonderful hostel. With a perfectly simple Metro line and friendly locals getting around is easy. The hostel is quiet and a perfect place to relax and unwind after a day on the busy streets. The... More 

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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 5 March 2012

Really nice hostel, on the outskirt of Medellin, away from city hectics, setting and views are great, not even mentioning the food. The room was a bit small for what you pay and it´s also a bit noisy. However, it is a beautiful place, the owners and staff were very helpful and we even went parapente with them - really... More 

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Reviewed 19 January 2012

It is like 20 minutes away from the subway, except for that it is one wise choice. The staff is always ready for anything you can need.

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 11 January 2012

stayed in poblado but after two sleepless nights I moved to Secret Buddha, yes its a bit outside the city centre (40 mins by metro then bus) but its worth the extra effort. this is like a boutique hotel with designer furniture, plasma tv, stunning outdoor lounging area beside the frog ponds, hammocks to chill and staff cook amazing breakfasts... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 19 December 2011

We stayed here due to the fact that they mention on the website that there is a airport shuttle. I'm not sure if i would of utilised it knowing that it was 30000 more pesos than a taxi. The people running this have nice intentions but it seems quite expensive to me, all the meals served there are exorbitantly priced... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 1 November 2011

The Secret Buddha is just outside of Medellin, in the hills just to the south. The place is uniquely decorated and has a nice view across the valley. The gardens surrounding it provide a buffer that makes this a great place to chill for few days. There is a nice shared kitchen and big TV room. We had the "yellow"... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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Reviewed 21 October 2011

Thank you to Colombia for making my honey moon a trip i will never forget. Buddha Hostel secret is an amazing place to visit and stay , the people are wonderfull and i enjoyed everything around me. I will recommend this place to anyone that wants to have an unforgetable trip. Thank you and i will see you again soon... More 

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Reviewed 19 October 2011

Very nice decorated hostel with friendly owners and dogs, and amazing garden. Location - not very central, but there is no such a thing as a center in Medellin. Safe, quiet and nice area, a lot of green around, though not many restaurants or bars. From the last stop of the subway you have to take a bus till the... More 

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Reviewed 27 September 2011

I had the chance to stay 5 days in the urban buddha hostel. Just great. great prices, great place. The people there are very kind and the hostelis very clean and is in perfect shape. its in a very good location with everything you need nearby. no problems at all. if your are going to medellin this is the place... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Buddha is a Boutique Hostel at regular rates, split in 2 levels in a 700m exotic garden lot w/ retro-asian design & unique architecture. We offer dormitories & private suites with brand new orthopedic mattresses, beds and bathrooms.rnrnPick up and transfer service rnrnWe have unique living room with chases and a 42' HD LCD flat screen, DVD, Play Station rnrn10 reasons why you should discover the BuddharnrnWe are the first and only boutique hostel in Medellin at hostel rates rnWe have home cooked meals from all over the world rnWe have easy accessible transport in and out of the hostel rnWe have nature at its best everywhere you look rnFantastic mattresses and brand new beds and bathrooms with 24 hr hot water rnThere is art and design architecture throughout rnBilingual owners, movies and books rnYou will discover authentic unique places that not even the locals know & enjoy with us the night life rnrnBuddha LifernrnParagliding (includes transport) to and from the flying site.rnHorseback riding in dancing horses ( Horse therapy,, equestrian lessons and even a ride with music and drinks)rnGuatape excursions (2nd largest rock in the world) you can climb it easily.rnPub crawls and salsa tours wiith lessons and much much more...rnrnrnOur GastronomyrnrnIn addition to all the things we offer in our Boutique Hostel in Medellin, our gastronomy is highly recognized. We do serve:rnrnBreakfast & Lunch Specials daily, as well as 2 type of dinner concepts:rnrn a) Our regular but themed dinners at 18000 cop per person, includes soup or salad, 2 main courses (we specialize in east asian fusion) and dessert. We focus on fruits and veggies from the season to create diishes that accomodate every palate (vegetarians & non vegetarians).rn rnb)Our unique 8 to 10 course feast at 28000/ person for the 8 to 10 course experience. We do that once a week depending on the number of people (minimum of 10) that are registered. Our maximum capacity for that meal is 22 people ... more   less 

Additional Information about Secret Buddha Hostel Medellin

Address: calle 94 B sur No 51-121, la Estrella, Medellin, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Antioquia Department > Medellin
Price Range: RM45 - RM129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“All are good”
 of 5 bubbles robertsW8185YC, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“stay in the red room or the buddha suite, both have stone bath tubs balconies and beautiful views from the second level”
  • buddha suite
 of 5 bubbles MarianoCapdevila, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Any room with a view tothe garden”
 of 5 bubbles DaliaKK, 19 Oct 2011 | Read review
“The Red Room is particularly nice upstairs.”
  • The terrace outside the Red Room
  • The Red Room
 of 5 bubbles JAH1980, 3 Sep 2011 | Read review
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