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Hostal Republica

Comercio 1455, La Paz, Bolivia
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Ranked #35 of 73 hotels in La Paz
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a joke. Got to la Paz at 7pm and the wild rover across the road was booked so the girl recommended we stay here. Stevie wonder could of seen how much of a dump this place is so how she didn't I don't know. Unbeliveably overpriced and the beds apart from being medievil in comfort levels and... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bit old-fashioned, but nice. We slept well and the rooms were clean. Bathrooms clean as well but there were not very many. Wifi was free, but very slow. The yards are very pleasant, but other than that there is no comon area to rest and relax (except the restaurant at the entrance...). The staff was nice as well.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

Pro's: pretty quiet hostal with in house travel agency and nice patios Cons: staff was sometimes very unfriendly (and some don't speak a word English), wifi doesn't always work, some rooms were cold and had cold shower. Food in cafetaria was overprized and didn't contain the advertized ingredients. All in total pretty expensive for the service we received.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We stayed here only because Wild Rover was fully booked. We booked into a double for 180b and then they charged us 240b on checking out as we opened a door in our bedroom! The staff were so incredibly rude, they were just after your money. The rooms are damp and mouldy, clearly haven't been decorated since 1940. Even if... More

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Amsterdam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

Overall this is a clean and quiet hostel but we would not recommend it to others because of the hospitality of the receptionist and that it is overpriced. We stayed for 8 days and had several very poor experiences with the main receptionist, Paula and witnessed her getting into yelling matches with other backpackers too. All of the other staff... More

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Zittau, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I guess the best part about this hostel is that it's not a party hostel, meaning you can get a good night's sleep. The staff wasn't quite welcoming, though far from unfriendly. My bed was not really good - massive mould in the middle. Also, wifi didn't work all too well. So if you really need a quiet place, it'll... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Beds were uncomfortable and rooms were cold. One of the bathrooms only ran cold water...Courtyard was nice. Service wasn't the best and breakfast was blah, even by hostel standards. Only saving grace was the location... But it was pretty loud in the evening and the church bells were annoying.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

First things first, the hostel itself is ok. The setting is nice and is a lot quieter than the neighbouring wild rover hostel. However, as nice as the hostel is, the owner is focused purely on money and has no regard, no care, for her customers. We arrived around 10pm at night and requested a room for 5 people. We... More

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Merida, Mexico
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Pros: hot shower, and...hmmm Cons: smelly room, dirty bathroom, unfriendly staff, overpriced, cold room, expensive food, weak breakfast They refused to even call a taxi for us or give a damn when I told them our room smelled like cigarettes.

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Cusco, Peru
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Myself and a few friends stayed here for 4 days in the same dorm. On the final day, I'd left my iPod to charge in the room. I was out with everyone from the room for lunch, we locked the door, so the only people win access to the room were employees. Came back to find the iPod gone with... More

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Address: Comercio 1455, La Paz, Bolivia
Location: Bolivia > La Paz Department > La Paz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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