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International House Medellin Hostel

Calle 32B No. 66C-06 - Medellín, Colombia
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About us
Officially ranked as the best hostel in Medellin by TripAdvisor for three years running, International House Medellin Hostel is best known for its professional rooftop kitchen and community dinners / BBQs, where you can easily meet people and socialize even if you are traveling solo. The T1 fiber-optic internet line direct to the building allows skipping or Netflix even in your dorm room.

We have 19 rooms 12 are 4-bed, mixed dorm rooms. Then we have two 6-bed dorms, each with an ensuite bathroom. We also have a 10-bed mixed dorm with ensuite bathroom. We have three private rooms with queen-sized bed. All the rooms have one or two wall fans. Most have big windows with views of the sports complex across the street. All rooms come with towels and bed linens, individual lockers, and an electric plug for every bed. For the 19 rooms, there are 14 bathrooms!

Services and activities
We have two main common areas. Our famous rooftop terrace with a 360 view of Medellin. It boasts (1) probably one of the best kitchens of any hostel anywhere, (2) a huge seating area with big-screen TV with both satellite and cable TV, and (3) another seating area with an argentinian barbeque. There is also a full bathroom and steam room sauna on the rooftop. Our internet is the best at any hostel in Colombia....30 megas, fast and stable, thanks to a dedicated fiberoptic line to the building.

We are located in an authentic Colombian neighborhood away from the overly touristy areas. Across the street is one of the largest, public sports complexes in the country with tennis, basketball, football, two pools, archery, bowling, beach volleyball, yoga, aerobics, running track, and an outdoor weightlifing area. All activities are free or very cheap. We are in the geographic center of Medellin, equidistant from all of it´s major attractions and only 5-10 minutes away from the three night

Why should you stay with us
Our rooftop terrace is where groups of guests or solo travelers get together to cook and share meals everyday. Our fully equipped professional kitchen makes preparing fresh/gourmet food easy. We have plenty of fridges to store your food. Then hang out and watch a game on satellite TV or chill on the other side of the roof and take a steam bath before heading out for the evening.

We have the best internet and the best kitchen of any hostel in the country.


Check In

24 hours check-in

Check Out

before 11:00


No curfew

Room Lockout

No lockout




Important To Know

No wheelchair access
Children NOT accepted
Private rooms age restriction: at least 18 years old
Dorms age restriction: no restrictions
Smoking policy: All rooms are NON smoking, smoking allowed only on dedicated areas
Animals/pets accepted: Previous authorization required for maximum one small, non-barking, non-shedding dog

Terms and conditions

The property accepts the following credit card brands for balance payments: Visa, Mastercard, Visa Electron, Debit Cards.
The first night amount will be charged before the arrival otherwise the booking won't be guaranteed and the deposit will be lost. The charged amount is non-refundable.
The property reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.
Taxes included.
Other charges: 20000 Colombian pesos.

This property charges all nights if canceled less than 3 days before the arrival date.
In the event of a no show this property charges all nights on customer's credit card.

Included Facilities and Services

Breakfast5000.00 COP (per guest, per night)
Internet accessYES
Wi-Fi accessYES
Security boxes / LockersYES
Laundry ServiceWith extra cost
Luggage storageYES
TV (common areas)YES
Cable/Satellite TV (common areas)YES
Hairdryer (common areas)YES
Fridge (common areas)YES
Phone (common areas)YES

Available Amenities

Swimming poolWith extra cost
Dining roomYES
Outdoor dining roomYES
Parking lotNO