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The Wandering Paisa is located in Medellín. Free WiFi access is available in public areas. Extras include bed linen and a fan. At The Wandering Paisa you will find a 24-hour front desk, a terrace and a bar. Other facilities offered at the property include a shared lounge, a games room and a tour desk. The hostel is 230 feet from 70 Avenue, 3.5 mi from Pueblito Paisa and 5 mi from El Poblado Park. Olaya Herrera Airport is 3.7 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

The Wandering Paisa has been welcoming guests since Sep 19, 2014

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Breakfast Info


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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Ainara
    Really good vibes and super easy to get to know people. The location is also really good. The kitchen is well equipped
  • Schema
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    It’s the atmosphere created by the staff and hosteliers.
  • Moritz
    Very social hostel, great location for a more local experience. Very close to a lot of good restaurants, also with vegetarian options. Close to the stadium which is great if you want to go to a football game.
  • Riad
    United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates
    They had activities for travelers that stay there such as dancing lessons and language exchange
  • Christy
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    I liked the vibe of this hostel a lot. Lots of great, comfortable places to hang out and meet other people staying at the hostel. The staff were all really friendly, especially one of the front desk guys.
  • Ilyas
    good overall hostel. Good location near the metro and they gave me a metro card to use. Make sure you check out a football game and use Didi, Uber and the metro to get around the city.happy I stayed in this area as opposed to el poblado
  • Shirley
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    I appreciated the coffee, but that was all. There was no breakfast. Laureles location
  • Ronald
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The location is perfect. It's a few blocks off the main street so you have peace and quiet, but it's not so far that it feels desolate and dangerous. The staff is extremely friendly and even spoke some English. They even arranged my ride to the...
  • Mary
    I really enjoyed my stay here, it was easy to meet people on the language exchange nights and the location was great for Laureles, close to Euphoria dance school!
  • Veronica
    Very sociable hostel, organize like a big house, in a lively neighborhood🥰 I loved stay here and the chiva party is so funny!

Property questions and answers
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  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    yes we do
    Answered on 24 September 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    yes they are free
    Answered on 24 September 2019
  • Hola! Se puede usar la cocina?

    Buenas tardes, claro que sí desde las 6:30 hasta las 12:30
    Answered on 10 July 2022
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    we prefer you use the hostel sheets, they are clean.
    Answered on 25 September 2019
  • Is it quiet at night?

    during the week yes, during the weekend our events go until 1 am but after that it is quiet and strictly enforced by our staff.
    Answered on 24 September 2019
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?

    yes, we do not provide locks but there are many places that sell locks close by.
    Answered on 24 September 2019
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Amenities of The Wandering Paisa
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry
  • Terrace
  • Bar
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Aerobics
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Stand-up comedy
  • Evening entertainment
  • Entertainment staff
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Karaoke
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Grocery deliveries
    Additional charge
  • Adults only
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

The Wandering Paisa takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 11:30 PM


From 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM



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 The Wandering Paisa accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please inform The Wandering Paisa 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.

License number: 132179

FAQs about The Wandering Paisa

  • Check-in at The Wandering Paisa is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:30 AM.

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

  • The Wandering Paisa offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Game room
    • Karaoke
    • Evening entertainment
    • Happy hour
    • Entertainment staff
    • Walking tours
    • Aerobics
    • Live music/Performance
    • Bicycle rental
    • Stand-up comedy
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Bike tours
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • The Wandering Paisa is 1.2 miles from the center of Medellín. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at The Wandering Paisa can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental