Hostel Rango Boutique is a popular boutique hostel in Medellín that is well-located near Parque Lleras in El Poblado with dorm rooms and private rooms. In some ways this boutique hostel feels almost like a small boutique hotel.

This hostel is located on a quiet street and is only a few minutes’ walk from Medellín’s largest nightlife area, Parque Lleras. Also, its conveniently located with some of the best nightlife in Medellín and many good restaurants nearby.

Bar/restaurant at Hostel Rango Boutique

Bar/restaurant at Hostel Rango Boutique

History of Hostel Rango Boutique

This hostel was built by four Swiss partners. Hostel Rango Boutique opened in early 2017 and has been open about two years. The hostel was built with a goal to provide a very comfortable hostel experience, which blends the comfort of a hotel with the social dynamics of a hostel.

This hostel currently has 48 beds in total as well as a small recreation room, a restaurant/bar and a rooftop patio. And this hostel has become popular and started to experience some full occupancy.

View from the rooftop patio

View from the rooftop patio

The rooftop patio, photo courtesy of Hostel Rango Boutique

The rooftop patio, photo courtesy of Hostel Rango Boutique

In addition, the hostel is currently being expanded to add two more floors, which should open in a month or two. However, the rooftop patio is currently closed due to the construction. And after the expansion opens, the hostel will have 68 beds.

Dorm room, photo courtesy of Hostel Rango Boutique

Dorm room, photo courtesy of Hostel Rango Boutique

The Rooms at Hostel Rango Boutique

Hostel Rango Boutique currently has a total of 48 beds. The beds are located in dorm rooms and private rooms.

The dorm beds have rates that start at about 60,000 pesos per night. And the dorm rooms have no more than 6 beds.

In each dorm room in the hostel, the beds are equipped with individual reading lights, two electrical sockets and personal lockers. In addition, both mixed-gender and female-only dorm rooms are available.

Private room, photo courtesy of Hostel Rango Boutique

Private room, photo courtesy of Hostel Rango Boutique

Also, there are private rooms with rates that start at about 247,000 pesos per night. The private rooms are equipped with a TV, mini-fridge, landline (fijo) telephone and several electrical sockets.

Note that rates can vary and are higher during popular times like during Feria de las Flores (Medellín’s flower festival).

The small recreation room area at Hostel Rango Boutique

The small recreation room area at Hostel Rango Boutique

Features of Hostel Rango Boutique

This hostel includes some design features that aren’t normally found in most of the hostels in Medellín.

For example, each room is an expression of a neighborhood in Medellín. Each room is uniquely decorated starting with the original structure and using elements of cast iron and oak furniture, which were handmade by retired local craftsmen, as well as contemporary elements.

Furthermore, every bathroom in this hostel is modern and has rainfall shower-heads with hot water.

The rates at Hostel Rango Boutique include free high-speed Wi-Fi, free coffee and complimentary breakfast. Also, there is a restaurant/bar and laundry service available. But no kitchen is available in this hostel.

How to Get to Hostel Rango Boutique

Hostel Rango Boutique is located in El Poblado. The nearest Medellín Metro station is the Poblado station on the A Line. And this hostel is located less than a 15-minute walk from the Poblado metro station.

Hostel Rango Boutique is less than a 15-minute walk from the Poblado metro station

Hostel Rango Boutique is less than a 15-minute walk from the Poblado metro station

In addition, this hostel is conveniently located since it’s only a few blocks from Parque Lleras. And it’s less than a block from Parque Poblado in El Poblado.

Parque Lineal La Presidenta is directly behind the hostel

Parque Lineal La Presidenta is directly behind the hostel

Furthermore, directly behind this hostel is Parque Lineal La Presidenta where there some tables right outside the hostel restaurant/bar area.

Taxis or Uber are other options to get to this hostel, just provide the address below.

Website: https://www.hostelrango.com/en/

Address: Calle 8 #42-25, El Poblado, Medellín

Telephone: +57 4 480 3180

Email: info@rango.com.co

Entrance to Hostel Rango Boutique

Entrance to Hostel Rango Boutique

The Bottom Line: Hostel Rango Boutique

Hostel Rango Boutique is a popular hostel in Medellín. In addition, this hostel is currently rated the #3 hostel in Medellín on Hostelworld – out of the hostels in Medellín with over 400 reviews.

If you are looking for a popular hostel in Medellín located very close to Parque Lleras, Hostel Rango Boutique is recommended.

This is the second hostel in Medellín we have covered on the Medellin Guru website. We previously looked at Los Patios Hostel, which is the top-rated hostel in Medellín (out of hostels with over 400 reviews). And we plan to cover several more of the best hostels in Medellín.

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