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Pension California

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    Pensacola, Florida
    Reviewed March 10, 2015

    I am the basic type of person...this pension suits my needs, exactly.... Basic....clean...and small....good location, and friendly service... A little worn, around the edges... There are plenty of hotels, at the 30 USD rate, close by... So, if "basic" is your level of comfort, this is the place...

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    Sierra Vista, Arizona
    Reviewed February 21, 2015

    My husband and I like to travel on the cheap, and I have fun finding great deals at some not so great places. This place is cheap (about $20 USD) and conveniently located with an incredible and cheap taco stand outside, but that's about all the positive I have to say. The rooms are dirty and nasty with peeling paint...

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    Portland, Maine
    Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

    As long as you only use the kitchen to boil water for instant coffee or msg loaded ramen noodles, you will be right as rain. The rooms are loaded with character, and the common area is filled with old photos and paintings. The staff were great. The bathroom was private, and very narrow. We are 5 ft. 5 in, and...

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    London, United Kingdom
    Reviewed November 1, 2013

    Very, very, very budget hostel. Beds made out of concrete with a mattress on top. The rest of room fashioned out of concrete as well. Had the feel of a night I once spent in the cells in London. Except, I got more sleep there. Just odd. Managed to get WI-FI and the price was right, but that was about...

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    San Francisco, California
    Reviewed October 17, 2013

    This place is very, very basic - rooms have no windows, beds and bedroom fixtures are made of concrete, there was no water in the tap and the 'shower' is literally the end of a hose shooting cold water only. But who cares, you're in La Paz spending $280 a night on a twin with private bathroom. The WiFi is...

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    Rio de Janeiro, RJ
    Reviewed July 30, 2012

    The hostel is located within walking distance to the bus terminal. It is basically in the city center. This is an old and quite run down building. It had nice courtyard with many seating areas for socializing. There was also a very simple kitchen in the outside area. It was not very well equipped. My room and all other areas...

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    Sofia, Bulgaria
    Reviewed April 28, 2012

    This is may be the strangest place I have ever been. The bathroom was really a disaster. There was no hot water at all, yes it was hot anyway so a cold shower was really refreshing The rooms dont have windows, the beds are made of concrete and the matress is put on it. The wardrobe was made also of...

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    Noumea, New Caledonia
    Reviewed March 27, 2012

    cheap hostel in the center ! Rooms looks like a warehouse but it's ok !

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    King City, Canada
    Reviewed February 4, 2012

    Close to bus station. Water is shut off after 11. Pay phone did not work

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    London, United Kingdom
    Reviewed January 30, 2012

    This hostel and the Convento hostel around the corner are owned by the same man. They are virtually the same but the price for Pension California was 10 pesos more! It is well located, has a lot of communal seating and was very social. It has an outdoor 'kitchen' which is really a gas 4 ring burner and no decent...

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    Address: Avenida Santos Degollado 209, La Paz 23300, Mexico
    Location: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Sur > La Paz
    Price Range: $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    Number of rooms: 25
    Also Known As:
    Pension California Hotel La Paz
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