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Jodanga Backpackers Hostel

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El Fuerte N0 1380 | Barrio Los Choferes, Santa Cruz 1380, Bolivia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Probably the best hostel I've stayed in... Ever. A lot of people seem to complain about the price, but I think it's a great price for what you get. I've certainly paid a lot more for much less amenities. The staff is great! The pool is amazing! If you get lucky and get a BBQ night, you will not be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

It is a little bit pricy, but It is worth it. Great beds, shower and wifi (in the lobby). There is a good kitchen, a good bar and a really nice pool. The breakfast is included and better then average bolivian breakfast. Nothing to complain about.

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24 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Before we booked, we read the reviews of this place. The complaints are in my opinion ridiculous . THIS is a perfectly ruled, maintained and organized place. In case somebody wanna be "free" in his style of living , should better use another place where a group of humans have to share the same house. But with rules u can... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

A cool, clean, and nice place to stay. We were here for one night. Breakfast was fresh. Although a bit difficult to find the hostel so make sure you have good directions if you are going there by taxi.

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Montreal, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
57 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in a private room/container for 3 nights. The location is ok being a 30 minute walk from the main square but still 5-10 minutes from mini markets and restaurants. We thought the container idea was pretty nice and different. The room look good but the bed was awfully hard and the floor got very dusty and dirty after... More 

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Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I was in a large dorm, which had just been renovated. It was spacious, clean and all the bed had their own little light and plug. The bathroom was really big, but at the end of the day not so clean anymore, could use a twice-a-day clean. There were enough toilets in the building. The pool was nice to cool... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Not the greatest location but the hostel is lovely. The staff speak English and are helpful. You can book taxi's, trips etc. with them. Kitchen is nice and big and has everything needed to cook. We had a private double which wasn't very big but was comfortable. Showers were nice. Had pool but weather was bad when we were there.... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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18 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

We stayed both in a private cabin across the road and in a dorm. The rooms are pretty big and clean. Besides there is a nice atmosphere as there are always people in the communal areas. The swimming pool is great with temperatures they have in Santa Cruz. Breakfast is OK and comes with egg any style, which is a... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Very good facilities and breakfast. The blankets are clean and also the bedrooms. It is a little bit noisy since they have party every weekend. As I have been there for a single night to get a flight in the following day, I could not sleep. However, it is the best option in the city.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The hostel looks nice, they even have a swinmingpool. But beware, everything costs money! The private room is already 300 Bolivianos, but you don't have priviliges. When you ask for a phone call, you have to pay. They let you sign to not bring alcohol inside, you just can order crappy cocktails and sweet wine... There's also a video camera... More 

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Andres L, Manager at Jodanga Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Dear guest, we are glad you think our hostel looks nice and you liked the swimming pool. We would like to clarify what you get for the 300 Bs. you paid for your room: Private Room Ensuite with matrimonial bed located in our quiet privet area with security card control access, cable TV, air conditioner, fan, WiFi and continental breakfast... More 

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