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Purple Monkey Hostel in Medellín provides adults only accommodations with a shared lounge, a terrace and a bar. The property is around 3.9 miles from Laureles Park, 3.9 miles from Plaza de Toros La Macarena and 4.5 miles from Explora Park. The property has a 24-hour front desk, airport transportation, a shared kitchen and free WiFi throughout the property. The rooms in the hostel are equipped with a coffee machine. At Purple Monkey Hostel rooms are equipped with bed linen and towels. Popular points of interest near the accommodation include El Poblado Park, Lleras Park and The Dancer's Park. The nearest airport is Olaya Herrera Airport, 1.2 miles from Purple Monkey Hostel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Purple Monkey Hostel has been welcoming guests since Aug 10, 2015

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Medellín
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  • Mandie
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Excellent hostel with excellent staff. Great comfortable accommodations, awesome location, would definitely stay here again.
  • Mandie
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great place, great vibe, plenty of places to hang out and meet new friends. The staff is excellent and so ready to help with whatever. And the kitchen is great for cooking your own meals.
  • Kevin
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    staff was excellent, super friendly and knowledgeable about the area.
  • Fabián
    Good facilities, good location and the rooftop is great.
  • Ruben
    Very social atmosphere and very nice location. Staff and people were nice.
  • Jason
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Eduardo, the owner, was super nice and took care of me while I was there. The vibe was super chill.
  • Aldhair
    The atmosphere is reallly nice and lovely, people are very friendly and the places to chill in the hostal are nice. Overall a great experience.
  • Yensi
    I really love this place! it’s a perfect place if you wanna to meet people, people here are very friendly. Beside the staff are really helpful! good location, so close to Provenza
  • Jialin
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    i love this place , super close to everywhere and so many good restaurant around , most importantly the location is wonderful , wake up in a beautiful neighborhood!
  • Wanderingeqstrian
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great Location, very helpful staff and a great 'orientation'. Hot water- yay, lounge spots, bar and places to chill.

Property questions and answers
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  • Do you have an oven in your kitchen and is it working? :)

    We have a stove and a microwave not oven. The kitchen closes at 11pm until 7:30 am
    Answered on 12 August 2022
  • Is it quiet at night?

    We have a receptionist at nighttime who is responsible for keeping the other guests quiet. While we make every attempt to keep the building as quiet ..
    Answered on 4 December 2019
  • Do you have planned events or activities?

    There are a number of activities and tours that we are able to organise for you
    Answered on 19 October 2019
  • Hi does the double or twin room have a private bathroom? :)

    Hi, the restrooms and showrs are in shared areas.
    Answered on 12 August 2022
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?

    Yes. Padlocks are available for purchase on reception
    Answered on 19 October 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Bags can be stored for free on the day of checkin and checkout. We will also store bags for free for a few days if the guest wants to go to another t..
    Answered on 19 October 2019
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Amenities of Purple Monkey Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Laundry
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Toilet
  • Linens
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
  • Bar crawls
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Evening entertainment
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Cable channels
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs COP 2,000 per hour.
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Adults only
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Laptop safe
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Purple Monkey Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 12:00 PM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Purple Monkey Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Purple Monkey Hostel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

License number: 40542

FAQs about Purple Monkey Hostel

  • Purple Monkey Hostel is 1.7 miles from the center of Medellín. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Purple Monkey Hostel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The prices at Purple Monkey Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Purple Monkey Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Evening entertainment
    • Walking tours
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Happy hour
    • Bar crawls
    • Movie nights