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The Wandering Paisa

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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Bar/Lounge
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

I was very pleased with this hostel. The staff are wonderful and so are the people that go there. I do agree with other reviews that some of the shared rooms have too many beds- especially when it's hot. The bathrooms are small but kept...More

1  Thank A1waysOnTheMove
Reviewed 26 March 2016

I was excited to visit this hostel because it had received glowing reviews on trip advisor. But I was, on balance, disappointed. First the good: 1. The staff are friendly and helpful 2. The bathrooms are clean and with lots of hot water 3. There...More

2  Thank obert1979
Reviewed 11 March 2016

The welcome I received when I first arrived was warm and friendly. The receptionist was a local and spoke both Spanish and English which made it easy for my limited Spanish speaking skills. She, as well as the entire staff, were all very knowledgeable about...More

Thank Gavin S
Reviewed 4 March 2016

I have stayed a few times at The Wandering Paisa over the course of ten or so weeks. It is definitely my favorite hostel in Medellin. There are various dorms and two private rooms in the hostel, all named after South American countries. This was...More

1  Thank Conor M
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

This hostel had friendly helpful staff, the owner was able to recommend hostels in nearby locations to stay at. There's a bar with cheap drinks, they host a language exchange on Thursdays to allow travelers to interact with the community. The location is far from...More

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Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$15 - US$24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$15 - US$24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"the room with AC always fills up quick, so if you don't want to be on the top bunk, settle for the other..."
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"Great location to bars, restaurants, and dance clubs."
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"If you come to this place, try get one of the bigger dorms with fewer beds in it"
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"I had the private room with a toilet on the ground floor. A bit loud, but easy in and out."
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