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Hostal Koala Den

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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Great vibe, comfy bed, hot shower, cheap price, great owners, breakfast with fruit! It's not the Ritz, but it's $10. It's not a party hostel, so if you're looking to get plastered with a bunch of other drinkers it's not the place - I had such a good night's sleep here, I didn't even need earplugs!

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Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We stayed at the hostel for three nights. The owners are really friendly and fun. The rooms are nice and clean. Good breakfast, nice tv room with lots of dvd-s and great common area. Terrace on the rooftop with an amazing view. They offer a great mine tour as well and give a percentage to the miners.

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Driving in central potosi is not for the faint of heart. In hindsight I'd find somewhere to stay outside of the city center. Tons of tiny one way streets barely big enough for a car. And finding this hostel took us over 30 min even with google maps because you just kept going in circles. They don't have parking tho...

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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Awesome hostel for backpackers! Recommended for anyone who wants to socialice with another travelers. The breakfast is one of the best I've had in hostels. Wifi is great. Nice beds. Great heating system.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I booked for 2 nights here in August and then confirmed booking with Wilber a few days before arriving. He confirmed all ok. However, on arriving late from uyuni I was told there was no booking. There was no availability of the room I booked but she could provide a dorm room. I took that. She promised a private room...

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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Look, this isn't the worst hostel in the world, but it's also by no means the best. It's a bit dingy, dirty, and it's super cold in the afternoons/evenings/nights, but it's inexpensive. It is in a nice location, but I imagine there are nicer places in a similarly good location.

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London
Reviewed 28 August 2016

It is an average hostel that serves a good breakfast. Beds are comfortable but the place is starting to feel a little neglected. Pros- Location, only a few blocks from the main square but the locals told me to be careful walking back late at night because they have had a few issues with robberies. Basically, just take the money...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and it was definitely the best hostel we stayed in the whole of South America for a number of reasons: The beds are huge, like doubles and no bunk beds. The hostel was always warm in communal areas and in the rooms. We had a private bathroom in our room of 5 and the...

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Brno, Czech Republic
Reviewed 24 June 2016

This widely recommended hostel is located just a few minutes from the city center. For 50 bs. I got a comfortable bunk bed in a dorm room next to the common area where it's nice to sit, relax, use the ok-working wi-fi, talk to other travellers and pet the chatty cat that inhabits the hostel. Water in the shower is...

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Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Really friendly staff and great breakfast with staff bringing you coffee, pancakes and fresh juice as soon as you sit down. Cheap accommodation between 50-70 bolivianos a night and well located. Booked the mine tour through here and was all very easy!!!!

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  • Breakfast included
  • 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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