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Hostal La Casona Potosi

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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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I booked a bed in a dorm room but once there I asked for a private room so I could be more relaxed in my first days of over 4000m altitude. The private room with shared bathroom was 80b which I paid. Next morning they asked me for 8b more because I had booked a bed in the dorm, for... More 

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Province of San Jose, Costa Rica
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was not good. we arrived from uyuni at night because the agency recommended it. I don't mind the paint being off the wall but when you are 4200 mts above sea level, all you want is a warm and cosy room. We did not get that. It was humid and cold! there are not many options in potosi, but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The cleaner stole my friend's make up, shampoos and conditioner and jumper. They then started lying about whether we had even checked in. Not to mention the general unfriendly atmosphere. Seriously, don't bother with this place.

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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255 reviews 255 reviews
39 hotel reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The place is really interesting, a great colonial yellow mansion in the heart of Potosi. But, unfortunately, they don't take care about the place! Garbage in public areas, broken windows and peeling paint will be part of your stay here. But they also have facilities with all tours, especially the 'Mine Tour' in Cerro Rico, and also with city tours... More 

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Lima, Peru
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Arrived at the hostel bathrooms were disgusting. Stayed at a lot of hostels and seen a lot of horrible bathrooms but this one topped it. Nobody seemed in too much of a rush to clean them either. No water was working, and toilets would not flush. Some members of staff were not very helpful. I have basic spanish and was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

set in a wonderful location next to the main plaza and looking nice in that old colonial building we we're happy finding that hostel. the room price was ok too. but - the girls working at the reception and doing breakfast in the morning are the most unfriendly staff I've ever met. the pretend to speak not one word in... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
40 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

A quick note we stayed here for 3 nights because we booked on hostel world, never again! You pay upfront for terrible service and facilities! We had a private with shared bathroom, which is a joke, there are only 4 bathrooms for 100 shared bathroom guests! This place is a money maker for some rich Bolivian! No toilet paper, so... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We got there at night, after a bus ride from Potosi, after the cab driver tried to rip us off with the taxi fare, one of the staff members made some really rude comments about how we should pay because "It's way more expensive in your countries anyways" and stand with the cab driver. After this, all we were expecting... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I wouldn't go here again. The staff was very unfriendly and unhelpful and don't speak English. We asked if they could check if we could get a bus the next morning and she told us that she will know in 5 minutes. After 2 hours I went to ask them because we were in front of the desk the whole... More 

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Zejtun, Malta
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29 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We had the opportunity to stay in this hotel twice during our November 2014 stays in Potosi. This hotel is located centrally, 5 minutes on foot from Potosi's cathedral and Casa De LA Moneda.  The hotel is built on colonial style with the rooms round  a central courtyard. The room looked a little bit old and they require maintenance, but... More 

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