Nice and cozy hostel located outside the city. Since I didn't come from the airport, I tried to use Google Maps to find the hostel which was a bad idea since the address does not correspond to Medellín but to La Estrella.
BREAKFAST INCLUDED - 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 only 7 minutes from the metro station. We offer dormitories & private suites with brand new orthopedic mattresses, beds and bathrooms. Pick up and transfer service. We have unique living room with chases and a 42' HD LCD flat screen, DVD, Play Station.10 reasons why you should discover the Buddha. We are the first and only boutique hostel in Medellin at hostel rates. We have home cooked meals from all over the world we have easy accessible transport in and out of the hostel. We have nature at its best everywhere you look. Fantastic mattresses and brand new beds and bathrooms with 24 hr hot water. There is art and design architecture throughout Bilingual owners, movies and books You will discover authentic unique places that not even the locals know & enjoy with us the night life Buddha Lifer Paragliding (includes transport) to and from the flying site.Horseback riding in dancing horses ( Horse therapy,, equestrian lessons and even a ride with music and drinks)Guatape excursions (2nd largest rock in the world) you can climb it easily.Pub crawls and salsa tours with lessons and much much more...Our Gastronomy addition to all the things we offer in our Boutique Hostel in Medellin, our gastronomy is highly recognized. We do serve:Breakfast & Lunch Specials daily, as well as 2 type of dinner concepts: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 dishes that accommodate every palate (vegetarians & non vegetarians). )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.check in: 13:00 check out: 12:00 breakfast not included cancellation policy 48 hours credit cards not accepted +9 pax group bookings not accepted
check in: 13:00check out: 12:00BREAKFAST INCLUDEDcancellation policy 48 hourscredit cards not accepted
Calle 94B Sur No 51-121, Inmaculada 2, La Estrella
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Nice and cozy hostel located outside the city. Since I didn't come from the airport, I tried to use Google Maps to find the hostel which was a bad idea since the address does not correspond to Medellín but to La Estrella. If you need directions on how to get there (different from those already provided), call the hostel and they will tell you how to get there.
I think it's a nice place if you're looking for a retreat, but if you plan to get to know the city, ie. try different restaurants, enjoy night life etc., maybe what you need is a city-centered hostel.
It happened to me that I was traveling alone and they only cook dinner if there are three or more guests interested. It wasn't a huge problem but since I was on a short stay, I didn't get to try any of the fab food that was announced on the website.
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Buddha is the best choice so far if you wanna go to Medellín, have a nice time meeting people and be treated like a old friend of the house. I spend 3 days in the Hostel, stayed in a private bedroom with a nice bed the first day, and then tried the shared rooms with 6 more people in the room, I think there's not enough place to put your stuff, but is something you can handle easy with the storage facility.
You'll have a nice entertainment room, beautiful surroundings, great bedroom mates and the best part of it for me was to be lucky enough and enjoy dinner with a guest chef from Spain, 10 dishes every night with a spectacular taste. I'm from Colombia and I was really surprised to find out I was the only one born in the country on the whole Hostel, I made great friends from other countries. In general I simply just loved it!
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