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Hostal Koala Den

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Calle Junin #56, Potosi, Bolivia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

A comfortable hostel in a great area, with wifi and hot showers that work! The staff are helpful and friendly, and the breakfast is good. We arrived at 1315 one afternoon, and they were able to get us onto the last mine tour of the day at 1330 - thereby saving us a day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Very clean, good wifi, good showers and breakfast. Staff is very helpful and they also offer great tours to the mines. The rooms are good and one feels very welcome. The location of the hostal is great too.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is a great option when staying in Potosi. It's very clean and the stay is friendly/helpful. I loved how they would give me directions to attractions using public transportation rather then just "take a taxi". I stayed there for about three days and highly recommend it! The best part was the breakfast !! So much food !! It's a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Nice place, good price 4 bed dorm with bathroom for 50 bob. A little cold at night but heaters in the rooms, old building which is a bit shabby but an excellent shower (hot and good pressure!), great breakfast (eggs and fruit included!) and the WiFi is really good for once!! Location is very close to main square.

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Tokyo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Stayed 4 nights in the annex. Lucky as I had 1 dorm for me alone. Nice place to chill out, very close to the center though super quiet. Friendly and helpful staff. Good laundry. Excellent breakfast with fruits, eggs... A good place to stay.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Fantastic breakfast, the best I've had since I left home. Wifi, hot showers and warm comfy beds. Good location - you can walk to the main plaza where we booked our mine tour. Not sure why we didn't book through our hostel. The staff are friendly and the vibe at the hostel is good

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The hostal is charming, very well located, with central heat, hot shower and a charming kitchen. Managed by very simpathic people, some of then ex mining, probably what makes the koala mining tour the best in Potosí.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I hit Potosi on the run. In a little less than a week, my flight would leave Cusco, Peru, on it's way back to the US. In those six days, I hoped to see the the Potosi mines, Uyuni aslt flats, Copacabana, and Puno. The front desk staff was very friendly and helped me get my stuff put away in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The best place to stay in Potosi. Clean, 24 hs.hot showers, good breakfast and warm beds. 100% Social. Nice place to relax, charge batteries and move on. People in charge will answer any of your questions. You couldn't ask for more.

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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

After arriving from Uyuni, this hostel was like heaven. Breakfast includes fruit and scrambled eggs. The cleaning lady was very nice and answered any questions. Hot showers, laundry service, book exchange, and good location. The hostel is big and great to meet other travelers but it's not a party hostel. Internet was bad, that would be the only negative.

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