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Reviews of Black Sheep Medellin

Hostel | Transversal 5A #45 - 133, Medellin, Colombia .

94.5% Overall Rating

141 out of 147 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (14/09/2014)

"good location. Close to zona rosa (party zone) and metro poblado. However the walk from the hostel to the zona rosa even though just 10 mins can be damgeroud at night by yourself. If you want to party and come home late…"

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

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94.5%

Overall Rating

141 out of 147 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Black Sheep Medellin'

Atmosphere
90.4%
Location
93.6%
Facilities
94.4%
Cleanliness
94.4%
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97.6%
Value
94.4%
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97.1%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

16 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: In a nice neighbourhood of Medellin with shops and food places within walking distance. A short taxi ride to Zona Rosa if you want to go out. The staff are very friendly and approachable.

Disliked: Nothing.

91.4%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Jared Heyman

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Partying / nightlife

11 May 2011 Jared would recommend this property

Liked: Good vibe, REALLY nice double room with private bath (including a flatscreen TV with satellite... sick!)

Disliked: They offered a delicious BBQ on Sunday night, and my only complaint is that they don't offer it more often!

85.7%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

24 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was very very nice, the location is good.

Disliked: I didn't like very much the characther of other travellers.

100.0%
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Darren Cusack

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

20 April 2011 Darren would recommend this property

Liked: great private room,good atmosphere and bbq good on sundays

Disliked: nothing

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Edmund Barrett-Lennard

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

21 March 2011 Edmund would recommend this property

Liked: very clean, hot showers, good chill areas, excellently equipped and super clean kitchen

Disliked: no breakfast

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

26 February 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very nice hostel

Disliked: you can hear everything the people in the other room and the hall are doing/talking. building is extremly clairaudient - take some earplugs if you want to sleep at normal night hours

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

23 February 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Best showers in Colombia (great pressure and stay hot).

Disliked: No breakfast.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

21 February 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The hot showers, the large kitchen, the comfortable beds

Disliked: The small fridge. They should get a second one - sometimes it gets way too crowded!

68.6%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

18 February 2011

Liked: Good computers and fast Wifi, helpful staff, relativly organized, clean showers with warm water.

Disliked: Too much people around. the kitchen and common areas are horribly crwoded and overloaded, to the point of being unusable.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Ilona Brooks

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

16 February 2011 Ilona would recommend this property

Liked: Website and staff are very helpful. Rooms and facilities are all very moodern and in good working condition. Lots of lockers and storage space. Cool place all around.

Disliked: Nothing

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Brian Leary

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

06 February 2011 Brian would recommend this property

Liked: This was an all around great stay. Although most people did go out and party, it was still very quiet to sleep even on a weekend night. The staff is excellent, and speaks both english and spanish. I would not hesitate to stay here again, or recommend it to friends!

Disliked: I have no complaints about this hostel. and no, i don't work for them

100.0%
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Jarrod woodward

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

27 January 2011 Jarrod would recommend this property

Liked: All

Disliked: N/a

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

26 January 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: there are lots of places to hang out and its not weird to start talking with others..if youre traveling alone this is the place to go.

Disliked: nothinnnng

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Tim Solomon

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

24 January 2011 Tim would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, modern

Disliked: No bar

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Elizabeth Thiersch

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

31 December 2010 Elizabeth would recommend this property

Liked: I really liked the friendly, helpful staff! My room was quite clean as well, which was very nice. The barbecue on Sunday was great too!

Disliked: I can't think of anything that I didn't like!

100.0%
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Dimitris Basias

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

18 December 2010 Dimitris would recommend this property

Liked: Straight "A"s. Excellent in every aspect. I would happily stay there again.

Disliked: -

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

17 December 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, friendly and helpful staff, and great service!

Disliked: The sink in the bathroom at the back of the ground floor looks like it is going to fall on someone´s feet pretty soon...

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
City break

27 November 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very comfortable. close to metro station. friendly staff.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Evandro Davi Holz

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

11 September 2010 Evandro Davi would recommend this property

Liked: A hostel as it should be.

Disliked: Nothing that matters.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

08 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I was sold the moment I stepped in the shower.But apart from great showers, this hostel has really good communal areas, friendly staff, a decent kitchen, and lovely cats.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Mikal Dunn

11 June 2010 Mikal would recommend this property

Liked: Great place to stay! Popular with good atmosphere without being a party wreck. Giant kitchen with microwave, high speed internet, WIFI and plenty of terminals. BBQ every Sunday which looked generous (for 12000). Plenty of lockers in public area which makes them more secure - you need your own lock. Wide screen TV, beer on sale. Near to metro and Exito supermarket. Also has Mega Pizza nearby. Good value laundry - 10000 for a load. Ignore nearby laundromat which is 8000 per kilo! Very safe area. If I was going back to Medellin, this is where I would stay again.

Disliked: Mikal left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Tyler Sharp

01 June 2010 Tyler would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, super-helpful staff, decent facilities (beds/showers/etc.). Good place to meet other travelers. Loved the Sunday night BBQ.

Disliked: Tyler left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 80%

Customer review

13 May 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location was pretty good, and the owner and staff were very helpful

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Hans soderquist

28 April 2010 Hans would recommend this property

Liked: Nice people and staff. Very popular, people staying for weeks...

Disliked: Hans left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Chloe Baylis

08 April 2010 Chloe would recommend this property

Liked: Great hostel, laid-back but really friendly atmosphere. newly refurbished with some swanky rooms! all the facilities you could want in a hostel. In a nice suburban area but easy to get to Zona Rosa and the centre of town.

Disliked: Chloe left no negative feedback.