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Hostal Koala Den

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Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 10 January 2014 via mobile

We stayed here a few days before christmas. Everything else was booked out. They first showed us a really ugly, tiny and and dark dorm in the second house. Its should cost 50B each and then only 40B... but we asked for another room. The second dorm was much nicer...daylight but still cold and tiny. Then we decided to pay...

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New York, NY
Reviewed 26 December 2013

The Koala Anexo is part of a Potosí tourism chain (3 hostels + a travel agency) and is right across the street from the bigger Koala Den – but it is much cheaper than its neighbor, includes a good breakfast as well as a kitchen for us to use, and seemed to be sufficient enough. The rooms were adequate but...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 8 December 2013 via mobile

A real flea pit! Filthy tatty room & bed linen you would put in the dog bssket! Checked out as soon as we saw the state of the room!! Inefficient but friendly staff also photogenic. We picked it based on relatively positive write ups

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Reviewed 5 December 2013

We were only passing through Potosi so stayed one night. The owner of the hostel was incredibly friendly and helpful. Good clean rooms, good value. The breakfeast was one of the best I have had on the road in the last 16 months at a hostel. We all sat down together like a dinner meal, as they brought out fresh...

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St. Maarten-St. Martin
Reviewed 15 November 2013

I was surprised by what you get for the money that you pay! For 60 B we had a triple with private bathroom, shampoo, towels and one of the best breakfasts I ever had in an hostel. We also booked the trip to the mines with Koala tours in the hostel. The price is fixed, even though I tried to...

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Reviewed 17 October 2013

We stayed in a 6 persons dorm and we liked it! the hsotel has a nice atmostfere, it's cheap and the staff was very nice to us. The breakfast is a-ma-zing: fruit, juice, eggs, crepes, etc! I recommend this hostel!

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Leeds, England
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 most staff don't speak English. We did the mine tour through the hostel and it...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 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 who was talking to him. There were a group of 5 of us and all...

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La Paz, Bolivia
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 the toilet that we had to cover the drain holes. The rooms are dated. During...

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Levis, Canada
Reviewed 8 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 in this city). But, I don't know for the other rooms. The breakfast was very...

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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.”
 of 5 bubbles larisac2014, 3 Mar 2015 | Read review
“If you go during low season you can negotiate prices or type of room.”
 of 5 bubbles ChiquitaChiquito, 30 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Try to be as high up as possible, not close to the communal areas”
 of 5 bubbles Dutch_delight013, 7 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Higher floors are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles colin_p_campbell, 10 Sep 2014 | Read review
“do not stay in the dorm on the fourth floor”
 of 5 bubbles Irene-Schrijver, 25 Jun 2014 | Read review
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