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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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1 room 1 adult
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Nairobi, Kenya
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Clean rooms, bathrooms and professional management. Good book exchange and decent pool. Good value overall. The bar closed at midnight though which was dissappointingly early. It looks like they also offer spanish courses.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a double private en-suite room that was across the road from the main hostel - so it was very quiet and the 'shipping container' room was very comfortable. AC and a fan and great shower pressure/hot water. Great atmosphere in the hostel and friendly staff - we enjoyed the BBQ supplied by the hostel and we were taught... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had such a good time in Jodanga that i came back 3 times ! Everytime i could meet the same bagpackers, now friends.. Jodanga is very well organised and convenient for pretty much everything, They have nice facilities, it's well located as well and having a coktail next to the swimming pool is what i call a gooooooooooood time.... More 

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Thank Robin D
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for a couple of nights when first arrived at Santa Cruz. Pros: Staff was very helpful and could advise on many attractions around the city. Breakfast includes omlete and juice, in addition to the regular bread, butter, jam and coffee. They also have a TV room with movies library, not all movies worked though. When I first arrived they... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is only really good to get to the bus station in less than 20 minutes. The pool is really nice in the heat of the jungle. The place is full of party backpackers and not really a local feel to the place. The wifi is good by the pool and reception but not in other areas. It is... More 

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Thank Amber123479
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

This place was probably the classiest hostel I stayed at! It's a little expensive (for Bolivia I guess!?) but the dorms have air con and bathroom, and each bed has its own light and power point! Pool, kitchen, TV room and friendly staff! I was happy with the stay :)

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Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

I highly recommend staying there! It has everything a good hostel needs : a good breakfast, clean and spacious rooms, clean bathrooms, a kitchen, very nice common areas and a nice swimming pool. I spend a few days there to chill and it was perfect! It's also close to one big park and walk-able distance to the bus/train station.

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Queensland, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for a few nights in a private room out the back. It was clean and quiet. Breakfast is good. Wifi is sad. Showers were hot. Staff are not at all enthusiastic or helpful. We got more information from the owner in one minute of conversation than we did from the other staff members in 3 or 4 days... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

This was by far the BEST hostel we've been in all of Bolivia and maybe even South America! I've never encountered such a clean place, there wasn't even a little bit of dust in the corners of the room. When we came to Santa Cruz we were disappointed from the city, but this hostel has pretty much everything you need... More 

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1 Thank Ron D
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36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We found this a nice place to relax for a few days in between our travels around South America. The staff here were very friendly and helpful. The breakfast is great with fruit, toast and eggs. Pool is nice and the amenities are good.

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