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Happy Buddha Boutique Hostel

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I booked 4 nights here and they overbooked my bed for one of the nights I got home after a night out and someone was sleeping in the bed I paid for. Mistakes happen I get that but they REFUSED to refund me for the night they gave away my bed for! They then threatened to kick me out because...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of this hostel is in a prime tourist area, where you can step outside the hostel and go to many places to eat, or go to a fancy coffee shop. Very safe area and quick 7 min walk to Parque Llares where all the action and night life happens at night from restaurants to bars, to just drinking...

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Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't stay at the hotel but did go to their bar. Everyone is casual, friendly, and welcoming. They had a green (party) drink - just one is all you needed to get in party mood. Beers, drinks, couches, high-tops, they even have an open room with ping-pong table and other games to the side of the bar. I can...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for the weekend and was glad I did. I had a room to myself which was nice. It could have been cleaner but for what I paid it was fine. I didn't find the staff to be super friendly, but maybe I just talked to the wrong people. I liked that the bar was a hub for...

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Thank Katie A
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely one of the best hostels I've stayed at. It ticked all boxes I look for in a hostel - great location, really good atmosphere (bar was always busy and draws other travellers from all other hostels in the area) and the rooms were spacious and allowed for a great sleep. Additionally the lady at reception was the best -...

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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This hostel was awesome.. I definitely recommend and would 100% stay here again. If you enjoy an awesome atmosphere and socialising with people, than this is a great hostel. The room (I stayed in a private) was spacious and the bathroom was very clean. The hostel was very modern and was in a perfect location. The staff were extremely lovely...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We loved this hostel. Stayed for four nights and wish we had longer. It is a party hostel, but we stayed in a private room and were not bothered by any noise. There are trips you can organise through the hostel and the bar has something on every night. Poblado is a really cute area in Medellin. It's a bit...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Happy Buddha is definitely a party hostel. We stayed in a 4 bed dorm with a bathroom during our time there. The dorm and bathroom were ordinary and had lockers that couldn't be locked. However, the biggest downfall of the room was the noise. The room was right above the bar making it virtually impossible to sleep before the bar...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We first checked into the Happy Buddha Hostel in an area near the Poblado Metro Station stop. The area of town was exceptionally trendy with cafes, craft breweries and clothing outlets surrounded by the greenery of the neighborhood. The Caribbean prices were a thing of the past but the quality had definitely improved and the Paisa pride and business savvy...

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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

The Happy Buddha hostel is amazing!!! Comfy beds, sociable environment, friendly staff (shout out to Ricardo) and the best pre-drinks/events in Medellin. The hostel is located in the heart of Zona Rosa, so you're guaranteed to have a good night out. Make sure you meet Luna and get her to take you out to a reggaeton or salsa bar.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Like a rare collection of art Happy Buddha is an expression; here you will encounter a brilliant mix of entertainment and serenity. Imagine a place that has a unique mix of hotel quality private rooms and spacious dorms designed for the modern traveler. Our staff has a thoughtful way of doing things that exceed our guest expectations. Our space inspires you to relax, engage, and party at your own pace. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Happy Buddha Boutique Hostel

Address: Carrera 35 7 # 7-108 | Poblado Provenza, Medellin 050021, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Antioquia Department > Medellin
Price Range: RM53 - RM146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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“Choose a private room or dorm in the back of the hostel”
 of 5 bubbles ryanaQ4577GN, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Private Room”
 of 5 bubbles FrauSchip, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Buy a padlock or stay elsewhere!”
 of 5 bubbles annaboase06, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Farther to the back of the hostel are quieter rooms”
 of 5 bubbles AJC842, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Drink at the hostel first; cheaper and helps you make connections with people you'll keep running into throughout the night.”
 of 5 bubbles JussEricMatthew, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
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