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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes”(24 reviews)
“great breakfast”(18 reviews)
“fruit”(38 reviews)
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Reviewed 12 October 2013 via mobile

Central location, good communal areas and kitchen for guest use. Nice and warm with a heater in the communal areas and in each of the bedrooms. Hot showers and hot water from the taps. Really friendly staff but you'll need a bit of Spanish as...More

Thank Vikzstar
Reviewed 12 September 2013

FIRST IMPRESSION: When we arrived, it was dark and dingy. We were "welcomed" by an elderly gentleman or should i say mumbled at. He continually mumbled spanish at my younger sister, despite being told that she spoke no spanish and even though it was myself...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2013

The only reason we stayed here is because our reservation for hostal eucalyptus was not acknowledged after having booked through hostel bookers. So they sent us to their sister hostel koala den. This place was smelly, dirty,noisy. There was such a strong smell coming from...More

Thank Heather20132013
Reviewed 9 September 2013

I stayed 3 nights at this hostel. The owners are friendly and it's very clean. They sold me a trip in the mines of Potosi. it,s was great. The temperature of the shower is very good. They have a heater in the dorm (very important...More

Thank Renez123
Reviewed 7 September 2013 via mobile

Let me start with the pros: the tour company itself is excellent. I did the mines tour and although it was very strenuous and at times difficult since I'm not used to small enclosed dusty areas, I felt completely safe. They provide boots, pants, jacket,...More

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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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