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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a matrimonial with an extra bed (?). Shower was warm, waterpressure didn't exist. We were on the street side, which was extremely noisy because of the primary school next to it and the people shouting for buses to la paz ALL the time. I can see why we only had to pay 70 for that room...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Basic facilities, lackluster WiFi and unfriendly staff. Breakfast was included and is as basic as it gets - mostly stale bread, a small selection of fruit and coffee. The only positive about this Hostel is that it was in a pretty good location

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1Thank AdrianBellAus
Australia
Reviewed 4 June 2015

We stayed a few nights there. The place is not amazing but does the job. Beds are correct, bathroom was clean. Breakfast was quite nice with fresh pineapple juice and you could get as much bread as you want. It was a buffet-type with bread, butter, jam, tea, coffee, hot milk and juice. They hold onto our luggage while we...

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2Thank UpsidownEarth
Monchengladbach, Germany
Reviewed 27 April 2015

We stayed three nights at this crappy hostal, mainly because it was really cheap. When we checked in around midday the breakfast was still set up and it looked exactly the same the next morning when we went to acutally have breakfast. The kitchen was full of dirty dishes as well as the "bar". The guy in charge for breakfast...

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1Thank estha h
Vila do bispo
Reviewed 29 November 2014

Tired rooms, tepid hot water, bad Wi-Fi, grumpy/miserable staff, lots of road noise from the constant procession of buses pulling up outside, stayed one night and moved on to the Mirador down by the lake. Bigger rooms, better breakfast, Wi-Fi and stunning lake views all for 100 Bobs !

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2Thank uselessbaba
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 November 2014

The staff is really really rude. On arrival we made a deal with the woman behind the counter. They had no matrimonial rooms available, so we agreed to stay in a 3-bed-dorm instead,on the condition that the price would include breakfast. The next morning we went to have breakfast, but the extremely bad tempered serving guy snatched our breakfast tickets...

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3Thank Floor B
Reviewed 12 August 2014

We had a great stay in this hostal. Big room with a nice view on the lake. It was cheap and breakfast included! The inner courtyard was good, but I wouldn't recommend the restaurant, there are better in 'town'. Also the staff could use some (a lot of) motivation.

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1Thank Coen V
Lhasa, China
Reviewed 20 March 2014

We tried to stop by Hostal Colonial's restaurant to have an early lunch as we needed to kill some time before our boat to Copacabana left. We went inside and were basically kicked out immediately by very unfriendly staff. One guy's answer to our question "Is this place open?" was simply "I will not serve you!". I believe him, that...

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1Thank Lotta B
montreal, canada
Reviewed 1 February 2014 via mobile

The staff was really rude. (not with me but with others) The beds are comfy enought. The hot water doesnt last long, at least we had a room with a lovely view. The prices are ok for what it is. We didnt had electricity for a while but this is normal in copacabana it happens ofthen.

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 31 January 2014 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel for one night after crossing the border from Peru and I'm totally disappointed! I read really good comments here. First of all they are charging horrendous prices because of the festival tomorrow (180 Bob for a double) and second of all got money "lost" in my room. I went out for dinner and when I...

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Additional Information about Hostal Colonial del Lago

Address: Av. 6 de Agosto esq. 16 de Julio, Copacabana, Bolivia
Region: Bolivia > La Paz Department > Copacabana
Price Range: $19 - $21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 28
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“Go to the Mirador instead, best value in town !”
 of 5 bubbles uselessbaba, 29 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Get a cornerroom (bigger) on the 2nd level( or up) for great lakeview.”
 of 5 bubbles coenv39, 12 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the 3rd or 4th floor.”
 of 5 bubbles lemouss, 9 Nov 2013 | Read review
“the higher you go the quieter it is”
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  • a pricey first night
 of 5 bubbles youngandsixty, 19 May 2013 | Read review
“Look for a room at the back on one of the upper floors for a view of the lake and sunset.”
 of 5 bubbles Ashimo, 31 Mar 2013 | Read review
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