I'm very divided on my opinion here! the hostel was beautiful and bright and airy, and the staff was so great. all so helpful and friendly. however, I found the location to be extremely inconvenient! we were looking for a bit more action, and this was in a very quiet, suburban neighborhood. this isn't necessarily a bad thing, it just... More
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Buddha Hostels, inspiring & innovating. From the success of the SecretBuddha we are pleased to give birth to our new space, the Urban Buddha. We have tailored our hostels as unique expressions, to reflect theessence of the green "city of eternal spring".The Urban Buddha is a hostel that fuses retro-Asian design with theoriginal Art Deco architecture of a home built in 1953 located inLaureles, the most prestigious residential sector in the heart ofMedellin. Located only 5 minutes from downtown, the Stadium, and theZona Rosa (tourist party area), in front of the Bolivariana Universityand within walking distance from 70th st & 33rd ave (more traditionalparty streets), you can walk safely day & night in the realm of a serenegreen environment. The Urban Buddha proposes a new concept which unites culture, culinaryart, adventure and foremost a place to unwind and relax, paving anatural platform of exchange between visitors and locals. Our 600m homesplits in two levels, housing bright and airy dorms and private rooms, a spacious balcony, hammocks, and a large patio area and garden with koipond to complete the space.The Urban Buddha will soon become a cultural home where artexhibitions, independent film and music can be enjoyed by eachindividual traveller regardless of nationality or age. An original refurbished 1950´s massive kitchen is fully stocked withall the toys for all to use. Since food plays a major role for anyonetravelling whether it is for need or for love, Buddha Hostels is ashrine to exotic flavours, which you are invited to feast on with ourhome cooked meals. We also have a front deck to chill as well as giant puffs facing a 42"HD LCD flatscreen with Direct TV 24hr, Playstation 3 and a DVD playerwith an extensive video library. For our adventure seeking friends if you wish to see Medellin from the sky you can do so in the most naturalway there is to fly ; paragliding. Feel like having your feet closer tothe Earth but wish to have a bit of a rush, then climb the secondlargest rock on the planet, horseback ride in la "burroteca"(horsedisco) through the forest hillside of Medellin or Pub Crawl with us.Backpacking is a lifestyle, a journey, an opportunity forself-expression; it is not just about where you go but who you knowalong the way. Let Buddha Hostels deliver this with "LovePlease note:Check in: 12.00pmCheck out: 12.00pm Breakfast not included. Only credit card accepted as payment on arrival. ... more less
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