86 Hostels in Medellín, Colombia

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Medellín, Colombia. You can choose from 86 Medellín hostels. In total, there are 143 cheap places to stay in Medellín such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $5 for a dorm.


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Medellín Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Medellín, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

Total number of hostels

86

Average dorm price

$10

Average private room price

$32

Cheapest hostel in Medellín

$6

(International House Co-Living Hostel Medellin is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Medellín

14

(La Playa Hostel & Rooftop is the best rated)

Most Medellín hostels are located in

El Poblado, Patio Bonito, Barrio Manila

Average rating of all hostels

7.6

Hostels in Medellín for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Medellín for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Medellín? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Medellín alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Medellín. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Medellín (no more "I wish I knew this before")

Guess what? Medellín is also named and spelled Medellín - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Medellín here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

Other Nearby Cities
Guarne Guarne (14 Km / 8 mi.)
Girardota Girardota (17 Km / 11 mi.)
Caldas Caldas (20 Km / 12 mi.)
Rionegro Rionegro (24 Km / 15 mi.)
San Jerónimo San Jerónimo (28 Km / 17 mi.)
Amaga Amaga (28 Km / 17 mi.)
Carmen de Viboral Carmen de Viboral (32 Km / 20 mi.)

FAQ about Medellín Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Medellín. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Medellín. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

Find your quick answer here
FAQ about Medellín Hostels

A hostel in Medellín costs on average $10 for a dorm. A hostel in Medellín with private rooms costs on average $32.

Hostelz.com shows all 86 Hostels in Medellín. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

Florentina Hostal is the best hostel in Medellín for couples.

Hostal Tamarindo Inn is the best hostel in Medellín for families.

Hostel Rango Boutique and Albaka Guest House are the best rated hostels in Medellín for female solo travellers.

Hostelz.com compares prices for 86 hostels in Medellín, Colombia. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Medellín such as

  • 31 hotels
  • 19 guesthouses
  • 7 apartments

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Medellín.

La Playa Hostel & Rooftop is the best rated hostel for partying in Medellín.
It offers: Bar, Nightclub.

Travel Tips for Medellín - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Medellín

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Medellín and Colombia.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Your Packing List for Medellín