Backpackers Inn Medellin

Self Rated: 2.0 out of 5
Carrera 71a Circular 5-49, Medellin, 50031, Colombia
5.0 out of 5 rating 3 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 5.0

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Backpackers Inn Medellin in Medellin (Laureles), you'll be within a 10-minute drive of University of Antioquia and Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana. This hostel is 4.7 mi (7.5 km) from Lleras Park and 5.6 mi (9.1 km) from Santa Fe Mall.


Make yourself at home in one of the 6 guestrooms featuring microwaves and Smart televisions. Rooms have private patios. Prepare your meals in the shared/communal kitchen. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms feature showers with rainfall showerheads and hair dryers.


Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. Additional amenities at this hostel include a television in a common area, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a computer station, dry cleaning/laundry services, and multilingual staff. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Unicentro Shopping Center - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Parques del Río Medellín - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Atanasio Giradot Stadium - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Empresas Públicas de Medellín - 2 km / 1.2 mi
Pies Descalzos Park - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Jose Gutierrez Gomez Medellin Metropolitan Theatre - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi
Plaza de La Libertad de Medellin - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Medellin Town Hall - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Plaza Mayor Covention Center - 2.5 km / 1.5 mi
Park of Lights - 2.5 km / 1.5 mi
Cisneros Square - 2.5 km / 1.5 mi
Cisneros Park - 2.5 km / 1.5 mi
Antioquia Government Office - 2.6 km / 1.6 mi
Universidad Nacional Sede Medellin - 2.6 km / 1.6 mi

The nearest major airport is Medellin (MDE-Jose Maria Cordova Intl.) - 26.1 km / 16.2 mi

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.
  • Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit.

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - midnight.
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. 24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • If you are traveling with a child your property may require you to present the following documents: Parents traveling into Colombia with a child under 18 may be required to present the child's birth certificate and photo ID (passport for foreign visitors) upon check-in. If a relative or legal guardian is traveling into Colombia with the child, that relative or legal guardian may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by both parents and a copy of both parents' ID. If only one parent is traveling into Colombia with the child, that parent may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by the other parent. Visitors who plan to travel with children should consult with a Colombian consulate office prior to travel for further guidance.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • The national sales tax (19%) is charged upon check-out to citizens of Colombia regardless of length of stay and to foreigners staying 60 consecutive days or more. Foreigners on a tourist visa are exempt from this tax. Furthermore, the tax may apply per room when the room is shared by a taxable and a nontaxable guest.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: COP 70000 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: COP 70000 (one-way), (from 13 to 18 years old)
  • Early check-in fee: COP 10000 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: COP 10000 (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 5 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free WiFi
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Computer station
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Terrace
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Reception hall
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Lockers available
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Shared microwave
  • -Shared refrigerator
  • -Garden
  • -Meeting rooms