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Hostal Koala Den

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Reviewed 27 May 2013 via mobile

Definitely one of the best breakfasts I have had in South America! Lovely staff that were helpful and friendly. There was a great atmosphere. I found it easy to get talking to other guests. I very much enjoyed my stay.

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Kristiansand, Norway
Reviewed 27 May 2013

We stayed at this hostel for one night, in the 4-bed dorm. This hostel has a good location, up a quiet street. It has a large common area, internet cafe and tv-room. The staff are happy to help with bus-times, ordering of taxis, etc. Those are the positives. Negatives: Our dorm room had an en-suite bathroom. The door did not...

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 May 2013

Hostal Koala Den is close to the main square of Potosi. It's a large hostel with 45 beds (that's the number I've heard). They have a dvd-room where you can watch lots of movies, a pc-area, large breakfasttable and lot's of places to sit and relax. We stayed in a 4p-room and it was ok, though the smell of dust...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2013

We stayed in a double room with private bathroom for 180BOB. The bed was enormous and really comfortable and the shower was hot and powerful.We also had a good TV and a safe. The breakfast was great (hot drink, rolls, scrambled egg, jam, pineapple and bananas) and the owner was really friendly. The wifi was pretty rubbish (no good for...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 May 2013

I found the hostal in the guidebook I was using (2012 Footprints Handbook). While they are great guides, they aren't bibles, and I realized over time that the recos are sometimes overrated or outdated. So always cross reference on other sites, like Tripadvisor, for more up to date reviews... NOTE: This review is for the annex. There was no availability...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 10 April 2013

Good hostel for Bolivia, but nothing special. Amazing breakfast!! There was a good vibe, met interesting people. Very close to the center, 5 min walking. They have a renowned travel agency. Great working wi-fi. I would stay there again. Reception were helpful and friendly.

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dublin
Reviewed 20 March 2013

Unfortunately we didn't enjoy our experience here at all. When we arrived at the main hostel we were shown to our room which was dark, not that clean and there was a bad smell from the bathroom. It was also just beside the main common area which was fine but the window in the room didn't close so we knew...

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Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 13 March 2013

It was a good hostel in terms of size and services. But the actual service was lacking. There are two spots where they have rooms the first one we went to cause its the only obvious one. Once we asked questions and noticed our friends weren't checked in we asked about the other spot and the woman gave me an...

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Reviewed 6 March 2013 via mobile

We stayed in the annex part of this hostel. I would recommend staying in the main part, as that's where all the main facilities are, including a well stocked DVD/TV room an more comfortable social area. Our room was fine, if a little dark and aged. The breakfast is great and the staff are cheeky and fun. We also is...

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Buckinghamshire
Reviewed 22 February 2013 via mobile

We stayed in the annexe part of koala den in a four bed dorm. Brilliant value for money - beds were very comfy and warm with plenty of blankets (you need them at that altitude!). The shower was AMAZING! Best in South America so far, hot and powerful! Breakfast is provided however its a bit slow, we had to leave...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Hostal Koala Den

Address: Calle Junin # 56, Potosi, Bolivia
Region: Bolivia > Potosi Department > Potosi
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Hostal Koala Den Hotel Potosi
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“Choose any room. Don't worry. It's a very quiet place.”
larisac2014, 3 Mar 2015 | Read review
“If you go during low season you can negotiate prices or type of room.”
ChiquitaChiquito, 30 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Try to be as high up as possible, not close to the communal areas”
Dutch_delight013, 7 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Higher floors are quieter.”
colin_p_campbell, 10 Sep 2014 | Read review
“do not stay in the dorm on the fourth floor”
Irene-Schrijver, 25 Jun 2014 | Read review
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