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La Petite Porte

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742 Avenida Ferroviaria entre c. Colombia y c. Loa, Uyuni 23465, Bolivia
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La Petite Porte
Ranked #1 of 9 Uyuni B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London
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56 reviews 56 reviews
46 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Christophe has transformed La Petite Porte into something very special. His welcome is genuinely warm and friendly, including to ageing Brits! We loved all the thoughtful touches from the tea tray to the lighting to the fabulous soap (yes we did bring ours home!) The breakfast was excellent - it's ages since we enjoyed French toast done properly and to... More

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Pennsylvania
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75 reviews 75 reviews
45 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

What a delight to stay here and I eagerly looked forward to returning, for one more night, after my three days on the salt flat tour. I arrived in Uyuni on the 4 PM bus from Potosi. Feeling tired and hungry, but after an amazing, revitalizing hot shower, Christophe sent me to the best place in town for pizza, which... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Christophe runs an amazing hotel. First of all, it is incredibly stylish. It's decorated in a very modern way, and incorporates pieces of the old train yard in the rooms to great effect. The wifi is good. The AC is the best I saw in Bolivia. Dual zone for the bathroom and bedroom, holy crap! He went out of his... More

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darmstadt
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154 reviews 154 reviews
74 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

After having braved the cold, uncomfortable, very basic "hotels" of the area I suspected I was in for more when I stood in front of the very basic and unpretentious " little door" Once inside however ifelt like I had entered heaven. Comfortable well heated rooms. Beautiful design. Great shower with plenty of hot water. Great Breakfast. WIFI which is... More

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New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
29 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

This hotel looks very basic from the outside, but it is truly an oasis in what is a desolate, cold and dusty town in the middle of nowhere. The room was stylish, and the French owner has obviously put a lot of effort into the details. What I loved most was that it was warm, and had a fantastic shower.... More

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Mijdrecht
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

You cannot appreciate this small oasis of human civilization more than after spending a couple of days on the salar and national park. With only basic to very basic accommodations, low to extremely low temperatures this small B&B feels like another world. As far as we could discover there is nothing like it in this messy town and surroundings. There... More

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Guernsey, Channel Islands
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172 reviews 172 reviews
74 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Christophe had been organised and efficient in the booking and this continued throughout my stay. Like many (I suspect) I arrived after an amazing tour, feeling tired and frazzled. Christophe has it so sorted, helpful and enthusiastic. Rooms are of a superb standard and so inviting. Wi-Fi good (however Bolivian service providers have issues generally and usually the hotels are... More

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Colorado
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161 reviews 161 reviews
62 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We had planned to stay here one night, but unfortunately when we arrived at this hotel in January there was horrible flooding and we were not able to stay there. I still wanted to write a review recommending this hotel based on the wonderful experience we had with the owner. When we arrived, he explained the damage and took us... More

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I highly reccomend the La Petite Porte. There are only four units so you'll need to book well in advance but the great thing is that they have their own website and Christophe is very good at replying to emails in a timely manner. Contact him directly and things will go very smoothly. The rooms were great, breakfast delightful and... More

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Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Very charming place with a great service, helpful staff, comfortable beds with clean toilets and towels. Location is a bit far but not a big issue and it is good value for money. Yeah as the prior reviews said you have book in advance since it is a small place wih limited rooms.

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Address: 742 Avenida Ferroviaria entre c. Colombia y c. Loa, Uyuni 23465, Bolivia
Location: Bolivia > Potosi Department > Uyuni
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3

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