The Wandering Paisa Backpackers Hostel

Calle 44 A No. 68 A 76 Laureles., Medellin, Colombia, Distance from city centre: 1.4km

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The authentic paisa backpackers experience! Centrally located and closest to the Metro and the "Local Zona Rosa". Safe, clean, and relaxing.

Managed by an American and a Colombian, we seek to immerse travellers in the local "Paisa" culture while providing them with a safe and comfortable place to stay.

Inside the hostel, travellers can relax and play Nintendo Wii on our 42-inch plasma screen T.V. equipped with cable television and a large selection of DVDs. For stunning views of the surrounding mountains, travellers can climb to the top of our castle-like terrace located on the roof of the building.

*We also offer spanish lessons and volunteer work*

If you are feeling social, you can kick it in our "Paisa Bar" which serves both non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages. Occasionally, local musicians have been known to play live music on our sundeck/stage, while travellers chill out on hammocks and listen to the grooves on the nearby balcony.

We have a zero tolerance policy with all illegal substances. Violators will be kicked out without any exceptions.
If you wish to have fun, make sure you check out our bar!
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Age Restriction
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast not included
  • Cable TV
  • Café
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Wifi
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mini Supermarket
  • No Curfew
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Washing Machine
  • WII

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

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This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

No minors allowed in the hostel at any time.

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By Taxi:

Take a taxi to Calle San Juan and La Setenta. Tell the driver to take Calle San Juan. Turn right on Carrera 68 and make a left, in the middle of the block is the hostel.

From the Terminal Norte bus station:

Buses from the North (Bogota, Cartagena, Santa Marta, Bucaramanga) arrive at the Terminal Norte, connecting to the CARIBE Metro Station. Take Caribe towards ITAGUI, get off in SAN ANTONIO and transfer to LINEA B towards San Javier. From there it is only 3 stops to ESTADIO. Get off and go right onto La Setenta, walk four blocks South and go left at the corner after passing Bancolombia and Colanta. If you pass the Casino youve gone too far. Look for the palm tree and green sign out front.

From the Terminal Sur bus station OR the Olaya Herrera airport

Walk 4 blocks East on Calle 10 until you reach the POBLADO Metro station. Take the Metro towards NIQUIA until you reach SAN ANTONIO. Get off and Transfer to LINEA B towards San Javier. Get off at the ESTADIO Metro station go right onto La Setenta, walk four blocks South and go left at the corner after passing Bancolombia and Colanta. If you hit the casino or San Juan youve gone too far. Look for the palm tree and green sign out front.

From the Rionegro/Jose Maria Cordova international airport

Fastest/Easiest: A taxi costs $55.000 pesos with a set taxi price, the driver will not use the meter. Tell him to go to Calle San Juan and La Setenta,. Ask how much the fare is so they dont overcharge.

Located Near

Calle La Setenta: 'Local Zona Rosa', El Estadio Metro Stop. Atanasio Girardot Sports Stadium

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