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Hostal Carlos V

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Linares No. 42 | Entre Plaza 25 de mayo y pasaje Boulevard, Potosi, Bolivia
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Hostal Carlos V
Ranked #8 of 16 Specialty Lodging in Potosi
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012 via mobile

Great location and excellent value for money. Our room was clean - it was cold but there was plenty of bedding. The bathroom however, was very cramped with the shower over the loo. The staff were friendly but didn't speak English or know much about busses to La Paz. The bread at breakfast was fresh from the bakery next door.... More

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Leuven, Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012 via mobile

Good location, but that's about the only plus this hostel has. The first double room we got still had the same sheets of the previous occupants. We complained and got another room, but spent a very cold night and very noisy night there. Not much of a breakfast either. After one night we decided to move on.

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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

We really enjoyed this hostel! We stayed in their master suite and it was really nice! :) The best is really the location! really central! The staff is not the most entusiastic in the world but they try to help. The only weak point is the breakfast.. which is just a piece of bread with butter and jam and tea..... More

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

Carlos V is a comfortable hostal in the center of Potosi. We had a twin room with shared bathroom – which we actually didn't have to share because there weren't lots of other guests at these days. The rooms with shared bathrooms are all twin rooms. If you prefer a double bed and can afford a little higher price, choose... More

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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

Extremely loud - you can hear every noise from the bathrooms through out the whole hostel, absolutely revolting. Hard to sleep because every time anyone opens or closes a door, goes to the toilet, sneezes, you can hear it. Staff are amazingly unhelpful bordering on rude.

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La Paz, Bolivia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

This small place located right in the heart of Potosi (one block from main square) offers many facilities and alternatives to low budget travellers, it has REAL hot water, a comunity kitchen, a beautifull view of cerro rico from its observation deck, laundry, TV lounge, and english speaking personnel. They also enjoy helping you organizing your visit to Potosi attractions.... More

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Address: Linares No. 42 | Entre Plaza 25 de mayo y pasaje Boulevard, Potosi, Bolivia
Location: Bolivia > Potosi Department > Potosi
Number of rooms: 11

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