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Hostal Koala Den

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Calle Junin #56, Potosi, Bolivia
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Hostal Koala Den
Ranked #3 of 16 Specialty Lodging in Potosi
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Koala Den was a great find, recommended to us by friends. The staff are good crack, very pleasant and the breakfast they serve is very good (scrambled eggs as well as fruit, bread / toast and juice). We booked a double room which had a huge bed, perhaps a little big for the room, but we had a great nights... More

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Hong Kong, China
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43 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here after staying at another below-expectation budget hostel in Potosi and we are very glad to be here. There are private room and dorm room and the price is reasonable. WIFI is working perfectly. During our stay here, sometimes the WIFI has problem and the owner immediately called someone to fix it. Have a wide selection of book... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel was reasonable for the price (50BOB in a dorm with breakfast) but it has definitely seen better days and looks quite tatty. The showers did not have hot water for the 2 days that we were there and as its cold this is quite important.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The koala den had by far the best breakfast of my travels through bolivia. Served with charm and humor the hostal has a really homey feel and the common areas are maintained to encourage social interaction. The shower is great but unfortunately there is only one bathroom for the dorm area and you can hear a pin drop at night... More

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Following a friend's recommendation we turned up at Koala Den where we were instantly made to feel welcome and knew we had chosen well. Everything was very clean. The rooms all have heaters which makes such a difference at that altitude, and some had TVs too. The beds were so comfy with clean linen and big thick duvets and blankets.... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

we stayed in the room on the top floor which was cold and the beds were really close to each other. Besides the room the hostel is really nice, great breakfast, great service, lots of books and games and fast computers. Its not the cheapest option in potosi but its nice.

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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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34 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This hostel is located about five minutes from the main square in Potosi. We had a four bed dorm with private bathroom. Breakfast: One of the best at hostels we stayed at in Bolivia. Fresh bread, fruit, fruit juice, eggs and pancakes. All plentiful and all fresh, it was really good. Room: Nice comfortable bed, and a hot and powerful... More

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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The good things were the breakfast, hot water in the shower and the kittens. All the rest were pretty bad. The double room with the private bathroom was 180 bolivianos, way overpriced for what you get. The room was very small, the only window it has came out to the inside of the hotel, so the room was incredibly stuffy... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Nice hostel in a good location in Central Potosi. The breakfast is the star of the show really, and the lovely guys who run this place. Pancakes, eggs, fresh fruit, coffee and fresh orange juice, must be the best breakfast in Bolivia?? The older couple(?) who run this place are really funny, very helpful with organising tours, bus times etc.... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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57 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

This is one of few hostels in potosi complete with a kitchen and social areas. At 60 for a dorm we felt it was very expensive for bolivia. It is fairly run down, smelly and not so clean. But kitchen is well equipped, there is a heater in the room, computers available and a decent breakfast.

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Address: Calle Junin #56, Potosi, Bolivia
Location: Bolivia > Potosi Department > Potosi
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Hostal Koala Den Hotel Potosi

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