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Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend we stayed at this hostel for 5 nights, last week in a private room. When we arrive there at arround 15 oclock we had to wait 30 m because they didnt have our room done. Our room was tiny and old. It was besides the kitchen and near from the reception what made our rest impossible,...

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arcadia a, Manager at Arcadia Hostel, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback, it is always very important for us to improve our service. You should know though that during your stay in the hostel here in Medellin we had the flower festival, which is the biggest event of the city, its the highest touristic season of Medellin, everything is overbooked and completely full. For that reason we offered...

Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

I didn't think much of this hostel. The kitchen is a mess so you cannot realistically cook anything in it. The hostel is advertised as somewhere between a party hostel and a place to chill. But this doesn't work. If you want to chill you can't because the bar insists on playing aggressive electronic/reggaeton music which isn't always pleasant at...

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Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

The place has a really good vibe. Relaxed people, but overal very noise in the night. Unfortunatly the trip advice for a tour was not correct (tour took 2 hours longer. And the dpanish speaking guide was very useful if it was in English. The staff said this was the best and you don't need Spanish if you join). The...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Great hostel with a good atmosphere, very helpful staff, perfectly located five minutes walk from the bars/restaurants, hot showers and decent free pancakes! Only con is the beds in private room are not very comfortable ! Recommended hostel

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Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

This is the second time I have visited this hostel. The first time I had a good experience. However I have just left very disappointed and offended. I was placed in a bed that was reported to have a bed bug problem prior to my arrival, without my knowledge of the incident. I spent two nights in this bed and...

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Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 29 June 2015

This was an interesting place. It has its ups and downs like everywhere. We had a mixed up reservation in another hostel, so looked around the city and ended up here. The beds are sufficiently comfortable and quiet (no squeaking). The downstairs room (aptly named 'Hades') is a little cramped, albeit cheap. The third floor rooms are nice (which is...

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Lima, Peru
Reviewed 29 June 2015

hola travellers, We ended up staying here five nights! Great hostel, great staff, great location! We stayed in a dorm room and it was really nice. a stay here is defenitly werth it. best wishes cheaaaars

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Medellin, Colombia
Reviewed 16 June 2015

For me the most important thing in a hostal is the people and the ambiance. Arcadia stands out from the rest in that point, there's such a great community there, I met Kurdish guy from Syria, ukranians, Iranians and many people. I definitely recommend this hostal for anyone who likes friendship, amusement and dynamism!

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 13 June 2015

I stayed at Arcadia for over a week, for several reasons. The location is good close to the main nightlife, the staff is friendly and nice, and there´s a nice atmosphere throughout the hostel. If you want to relax and watch a movie you can do that, as well as share some beers with the other guests in the common...

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Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

We ended up staying here four nights! Great hostel, great staff, great location! We stayed in a dorm room because they had a double bed for both of us-for cheaper than two beds. Also, the owner has made up business cards with very helpful maps on the back-brilliant! It was clean, friendly and fairly priced.

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arcadia hostel is a new hostel in Medellin Colombia the city of eternal spring located just 5min walk of the most exclusive and safe area of Medellin parque Lleras Poblado! The idea is to have really good times in a very nice relaxing atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arcadia Hostel

Address: Calle 10a 11a No. 31A-188 | Poblado, 5 min walk from zona rosa, parque Lleras, Medellin 050021, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Antioquia Department > Medellin
Price Range: RM61 - RM131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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