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Happy Buddha Boutique Hostel

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do not trust this hostel! The staff is stealing your items if you confort them they will treathen you and are realy rude. The police is corrupt and wont help out. Please do your self a favor and dont go here!

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3Thank Sander S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice bar area and cheap drinks which is always a bonus! The dorm beds were pretty comfortable too. Only a few things let it down in my opinion, having to wait well past check in time because the room wasn't ready, breakfast was disappointing and some of the staff were a tad rude and unhelpful. Overall great party hostel

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great party hostel! Friendly, colorful, clean and right in the middle of everything. But also noisy, crowdy...As a couple I would suggest staying in a private room. The place is totally okay for one or two nights.

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here last weekend (Nov 4, 5 & 6). It's not a bad hostel, a fair breakfast in the morning is welcomed by most for sure. But secure... I really don't know. Often I found the door to my 6-bed dorm room open, and I'm not exactly blaming the hostel staff.... but how is that fair to me? Obviously...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In general the hostel is fine, facilities are okay and the rooms are quite big. The architect who put the washing table in the room next to the toilet must have really short legs, because there is no way you get keep you legs straight in front of you when sitting on the toilet. The atmosphere is good, other travelers...

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It took more than one hour for "Ricardo" to check us in. He was not very helpful in explaining the basics from the hostel, and whenever we asked him a few questions he was always sarcastic in his answers. Missed out a lot of the activities from the hostel due to this. The rest of the staff were very friendly...

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Oranjestad, Aruba
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Good hostel,nice employees, good atmosphere. Balance between amount of bathrooms and guests could be some better. Never the less, nice stay!! Helpfull staff, according to supply information regarding Medellin, things to do in neighberhood, helping with issues, speaking english very well

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I realise this is long but READ IT if you plan to leave Medellin with your valuables. Up until our last night here I would have said stay at Happy Buddha by all means. However, after a night out we got back to find the door to our room wide open and both my friend's iPod and my iPhone were...

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4Thank sallyfernandes
England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We stayed in a tiny 6 bed dorm and all of us staying in this room went out for the night. When we returned to our room at around 2am the door was open and 2 phones had gone missing from a bag. When this was raised with the guy working reception on the night (Sat 8th October) he initially...

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3Thank annaboase06
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Most terrible front desk and manager we've seen in a hostel ever: they messed up our Escobar tour in the morning and made us waste almost a day in our limited time in Medellin. When trying to resolve with front desk guy and reach Sandra the manager (who didn't even have the courtesy to accept to talk to us), we...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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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: €10 - €33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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“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
“DO NOT stay above the bar if you want to sleep jajajaja”
 of 5 bubbles alwaysLVA, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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