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Hostal La Casona Potosi

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Chuquisaca # 460 and Tarija, Potosi 02, Bolivia
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Ranked #4 of 8 hotels in Potosi
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm surprised that it doesn't get a high rating. It is a budget hostel so that is the first thing to say. There is wifi around the office which is free a standard breakfast is included. The beds warm and clean. Standard showers where the water is hot! And... And it is super cheap. Therefore this represents excellent value hence... More

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Terrassa, Spain
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hostel but Internet only available on the reception where they have a noisy TV. Heating available during night. Good breakfast. I recommend to take the mines tour and travel to sucre by train if possible.

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Dublin Ireland
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97 reviews 97 reviews
59 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in a 1760 colonial building, this hostal has a great ambiance and allows you to drift back in time to colonial times. Very well set up with no destruction to the original building. Sleep quality was very good with plenty of blankets. The building is kept spotlessly clean with the basuras in the bathrooms emptied regurally. There is a... More

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Panama City, Panama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This hostal is pretty close to the city center, so it is obviously close to restaurants, markets and touristic agencies. The staff is friendly and they always have somebody on reception available in case you arrive late to Potosi, like in my case when I arrived the city at 1am.

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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Ok let's get the bad bit out of the way quickly - the mattresses and pillows are a bit lumpy so you do have to wriggle around a lot to find a way to sleep. And that's what stops me from giving this a 5*. However everything else is brilliant! Location is spot on, 24 hour English speaking receptionist is... More

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Puerto Natales, Chile
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

It is true that once upon a time it was a great colonial building but it needs serious maintenance now. The room we slept had cables all around and a huge piece in the column above the door was missing -which made me feel insecure. Breakfast was terrible, breads were not fresh, butter tasted anything but butter. Only coffee was... More

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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I spend two nights in this hostel and it was really pleasent. The beds in the 8 persons dorms were nothing fancy but good enough to get a good night sleep. Breakfest was good, got tea coffee juices bananas and bread. Showers are supposed to be good, but since the main hall isn't heated was to cold of an activity... More

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Guernsey, Channel Islands
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164 reviews 164 reviews
72 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Great location and generally friendly staff happy to make onward bus bookings. Accommodation OK. Everything worked, clean enough and shower super-hot. Ideally heating in room should be on 24hrs however overall I was fine with this

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El Bolson, Argentina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Really nice hostel, centrally located near the plaza, cafés, restaurants and ATMs. They do a great mine tour with an ex-miner. Hot showers, big bedrooms, large courtyard, decent breakfast. Wifi is brilliant in the front rooms... Has more of a hotel feel than hostel.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
19 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This hostel has definitely seen better days, most of the plug sockets and individual lights for beds have been ripped out the walls so one socket for a dorm of 10. Cold rooms at night and poor bathrooms with frequently cold showers. Breakfast is good. The mine tour was poor as they took us on a tour despite there being... More

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Address: Chuquisaca # 460 and Tarija, Potosi 02, Bolivia
Location: Bolivia > Potosi Department > Potosi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hostal La Casona Potosi 3*
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