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St Neots, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
64 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is everything a hostel should be. Well run and planned. Clean, social, garden area. Great kitchen well used. Shower (private double ensuite room) hot and powerful. Great advice on what to do and travelling on. Free city tour recommended was one of the best of our trip.

Thank RobParker
KelvinBlackSheep, Owner at Black Sheep Hostel Medellin, responded to this review

Hi there thanks for your comments the free walking tour is great we are the only hostel that can make in-hostel bookings for the tour and they pick up from our location on the Mon, Wed and Fri morning tours. Kelvin More 

Capurgana, Colombia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 7 October 2016

From the moment I walked in to Black Sheep Hostel I felt at home thanks to the staff. They created a warming atmosphere and were extremely helpful. The showers were piping hot and other facilities such as the kitchen and chill out areas were spotless and well equipped. Would highly recommend.

Thank 80jas2016
KelvinBlackSheep, Owner at Black Sheep Hostel Medellin, responded to this review

we appreciate your comments. our staff are indeed very friendly and we are happy to offer a homely environment in the hostel with lots of common area space to relax and meet others or not take care, Kelvin More 

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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here few weeks ago. Got upgraded to double room with private bathroom which was very spacious, nice and clean. Staff were helpful and friendly and even help with calling the airport as I had taken the wrong bag.

Thank Damien B
KelvinBlackSheep, Owner at Black Sheep Hostel Medellin, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. now and then we offer people a better room. we have 22 private rooms, most with bathroom and television, some with one double bed and some with two singles safe travels, Kelvin More 

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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Arrived late at night and the staff was very friendly and helpful. Showed us to our room only wit girls and our own bathroom. Not thag many places to charge though. The free walking tour picks the guests from the hostel at 8 so that was perfect and the common area on the 2 nd floor is very inviting. There... More 

Thank Daniel V
KelvinBlackSheep, Owner at Black Sheep Hostel Medellin, responded to this review

hi there thanks for your stay and comments we are working on putting in more outlets now that everyone wants to charge a device.... safe travels Kelvin More 

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

In 8 months of travel, this remarkable hostel is the closest thing to home that we can recall. The staff were incredibly attentive and the hostel harbors a relaxed sociable environment. We met many friends here and it was so good we went twice. The hostel competition in Medellin is really hotting up but this is by far the best... More 

Thank John K
KelvinBlackSheep, Owner at Black Sheep Hostel Medellin, responded to this review

that's a great review and we really appreciate it. we continue to work hard to improve our hostel and offer something evenbetter. we offer a lot of spaces to chill out and relax or socialize thanks again Kelvin More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Incredibly kind and helpful staff, and convenient location 5 minutes walk from the metro and 5 minutes walk from the exito supermarket. Clean beds and rooms, lots of communal areas and a well equipped kitchen. I've stayed here twice while in Colombia and highly recommend it

Thank Luca D
KelvinBlackSheep, Owner at Black Sheep Hostel Medellin, responded to this review

hi there thanks a lot for your comments Kelvin More 

Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed in the Black Sheep Hostel a couple days at the beginning of our trip in Colombia. We took the reference in the lonely planet (this year's edition) and we didn't regret that choice. The place is super clean, calm but full of life in the same time. There's a lot of chilling spots and it... More 

1 Thank Myriam R
KelvinBlackSheep, Owner at Black Sheep Hostel Medellin, responded to this review

thanks a lot for your comments we do agree with you regards to our location we are less thank ten minutes walk from the metro station and ten to fifteen minutes from the bar and restaurant area of Medellin. right in the middle of it all safe travels Kelvin More 

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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We only spent one night here but would have stayed longer if we'd found it sooner! A nice big hostel which feels more like a hotel. The rooms were clean and well furnished with no air con but a big ceiling fan did the job of keeping is cool at night. The staff on reception were very helpful, printing off... More 

1 Thank Rebecca W
KelvinBlackSheep, Owner at Black Sheep Hostel Medellin, responded to this review

thanks for your comments. we appreciate the recognition of our efforts. we are in a great location not far from the metro whilst also being only a ten minutes walk to the bar and restaurant area the taxi drivers can be a bit useless in Medellin. we have been around for eleven years and tens of thousand of guests have... More 

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This hostel is realy nice. We had a private room. The people who work there, including the owner are very helpfull and mega nice. The area is nice and has a lot to offer. We have seen a lot form Medillin and believe that this is by far the best area to stay.

Thank Marc Z
KelvinBlackSheep, Owner at Black Sheep Hostel Medellin, responded to this review

well im really happy you enjoyed your stay. not much more to say thanks Kelvin More 

United States
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35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This hostel is in the Manila neighborhood, about a 10-15 minute walk from Poblado. It is not too noisy, but it did seem rather crowded at times. The issue is that, while there are many spaces for hanging out, there are just soo many people at the hostel. It is a very large hostel with three different floors of rooms.... More 

1 Thank Sylvia B
KelvinBlackSheep, Owner at Black Sheep Hostel Medellin, responded to this review

Hi there thanks for the comments though im not sure if you have the right hostel as we are in the Patio Bonito area of Medellin, not Manila. though we do have a cat our internet is very good. we have a dedicated fibre optic line of 30 gigas or something. it never goes down... it works in all areas... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Black Sheep is a four year old New Zealand owned and run hostel in a very peaceful neigbourhood of Medellin close to the metro and only fifteen minutes walk from all the restaurants, bars and clubs in the Zona Rosa. We have a wide selection of dorm rooms and private rooms with and without bathrooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Black Sheep Hostel Medellin

Address: Transversal 5A 45133 | Patio Bonito, Medellin, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Antioquia Department > Medellin
Price Range: ₹ 682 - ₹ 2,727 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
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“I love the up stairs private rooms. But for budget minded, there is dorm style.”
 of 5 bubbles captainpjd, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Booking in advance”
 of 5 bubbles 310myriamr, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We were on the second floor - very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles RebeccaW286, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“get your own bathroom, because in the dorms you have to share a bathroom with many people!”
 of 5 bubbles irinakH3823DA, 19 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Up stairs with private bath room”
 of 5 bubbles captainpjd, 12 Dec 2015 | Read review
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