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  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hostel is fine, good beds, really nice breakfast and nice people. Unfortunely there was only one toilet included shower for too many people! You have to wait a lot. Nice atmosphere, they offer mine tours. Paid 60 bolivians per person.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The communal areas are fantastic! There is a TV room, a big communal breakfast table (breakfasts here were the best I have had in awhile!!) and a good kitchen. The room itself, we booked a twin room with private bathroom and it was okay. Quite...More

Thank NattyPr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Location is good but otherwise this place gets no more than two stars and don't think it has pretensions to be worth any higher than that. Room was very simple with not very comfortable bed. No room cleaning service when we stayed (looked like they...More

Thank whitepelle
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Basic rooms, clean and a good atmosphere. No spoken English to practice your Spanish. Centrally located. Helpful with arranging mining tour and they pick you up from the hostal. Great free breakfast, fruit juice and banana, tea/coffee and the best bread in South America (with...More

Thank KBBB2018
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Friendly enough staff and a good breakfast but other than that just another average backpackers hostel with nothing to make it stand out. Kitchen use which is always an advantage. The decor was a little eclectic and the bannisters seemed to double as a sheet...More

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Bolivia > Potosi Department > Potosi
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Response from TripMember112420141 | Reviewed this property |
Paid 50Bs per night for a dorm room back in October. Details are as below: Junín 56, 4 blocks from the square +591 2 6226467 papaimilla@hotmail. com Found on their Koala Den's facebook page and wikitravel's page on Potosi... More
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"Get a room on the 1st floor so you don’t hear the kitchen"
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"Choose any room. Don't worry. It's a very quiet place."
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"If you go during low season you can negotiate prices or type of room."
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"Try to be as high up as possible, not close to the communal areas"
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