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Jodanga Backpackers Hostel

El Fuerte N0 1380 | Barrio Los Choferes, Santa Cruz 1380, Bolivia
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Brisbane, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rocked up at 6:30am with no reservation or them having any knowledge of us coming after a 10hr bus ride from the Bolivia/Brasil border. They were super friendly and offered us a few options and we even had breakfast for a mere 25bol. Super comfy room, clean, spacious and in a great location. It is a bit of a... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived in Santa Cruz on way to Salt Flats with zero expectations of this place or hostel. Well what can I say....the manager is the best! The BBQ is incredible make sure you have! So clean, so friendly, can book tours or day trips easily you will love it here!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

I stayed at Jodanga Hostel with my friends and I loved this place. Our rooms were clean, breaktast was tasty and fresh, all members of staff were very helpful... what else we need to spend great time? Cool people! So we also had them! Other guests from all over the world were also very open and friendly and we spent... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Pros Best Breakfast - home made juice, eggs, fruits, toast, coffee, tea, jam, Pool Bar with happy hour. Lots of space, Lots of showers, Close to supermarket and fast food. Fun BBQ Cons Bugs in pool, and floating white stuff.

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Millgrove, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

The hostel is spotlessly clean and they have a pool but they play the music too loud at night and encourage people to act like idiotic idiots.They need to shut off the music at a reasonable time and tell people who scream at 1 am to shup up.The frnt desk staff are nice,the breakfast is excellent but they allow the... More

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La Paz, Bolivia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Jodanga Hostal is a good hostal. It's clean, has a pool (which was very welcome :-) and a reasonable breakfast, kitchen, TV room and bar. The bar and pool closes ar around 22:30 at night. It was very quiet and for me a bit boring. If you go to Santa Cruz I think this is one of the best hostals... More

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Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

This is not Evita nor Argentina but Bolivia and Santa Cruz. Still, it would be surprisingly good for you. It is a backpacker's hostel alright, just like it says on its name but it surpasses the norm of a backpackers' hostel. 1. It is in a very good neighborhood, a residential area not far away from a park called Parque... More

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Farnham, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Spent a couple of nights here as a stop over, very nice place, sociable with various activities e.g. table football and books to exchange. There is not much to do actually in Santa Cruz so I would recommend only staying for a couple of days if you want to relax. However I believe there are things to do a bit... More

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

Why?? Coz it sets the bar of backpacking and hostels a bit higher ... So it's hard to catch up on other hostels !! Hahhahaha It's a brilliant hostel.. Run brilliantly by andres .. And the reception staff make it even better :) Superb breakfast .. Bar pool weekend BBQ and the happy hour can spoil u .. I landed... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We had just 2 nights in Santa Cruz before heading on to Suce. We really enjoyed our stay at Jodanga! The staff were very friendly and helpful whenever we had questions. We stayed in a private room - which are actually across the street - but it was very clean and we were able to get internet in the room... More

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Additional Information about Jodanga Backpackers Hostel

Address: El Fuerte N0 1380 | Barrio Los Choferes, Santa Cruz 1380, Bolivia
Location: Bolivia > Santa Cruz Department > Santa Cruz
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 19 Specialty lodging in Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
If you want a couple of days chilling in the sun by the pool this is the perfect hostel for you! Come visit our backpacker luxury.The hostel started in 2006 and has established a well-balanced between fun and relaxation. We go according to the guests staying, if you want to have fun and party, we organized BBQ's by the pool “all you can drink and eat” for everyone to meet and have a good time. If you want to rest and relax just watching movies or having a drink at the poolside bar you can also do so. We have years of experience running a confortable, secure and spotlessly clean place with lots of tourist information for your travel. We are not the cheapest place in Santa Cruz, but definitely the best one! ... more   less 
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