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#2 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Rurrenabaque
Location
4.1
Cleanliness
3.6
Service
3.7
Value
3.4

Finding an ideal budget friendly guest house in Rurrenabaque does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Hostal El Lobo, a nice option for travelers like you.

Guests have access to a 24 hour front desk, a concierge, and baggage storage while staying at Hostal El Lobo. In addition, Hostal El Lobo offers a pool and free breakfast, which will help make your Rurrenabaque trip additionally gratifying. And, as an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests.

If you like French restaurants, Hostal El Lobo is conveniently located near The French Bakery.

Hostal El Lobo looks forward to welcoming you on your visit to Rurrenabaque.

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Property amenities
Parking garage
Free internet
Pool
Free breakfast
Billiards
Table tennis
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Baggage storage
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Concierge
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
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Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Sarah C wrote a review Apr 2022
11 contributions
Hostal El Lobo with its nice rooms, equipped with fans and their view on the river, is an amazing place to take a break. You can lay back next to the swimmingpool, planning your next tour to the Selva or Pampa, thanks to a good wifi connection. Also if you feel like playing there is another type of pool: pool tables to spend time with others backpackers, a beer or a caipirinha in your free hand! Finally, you can enjoy great tacos everynight with fresh local products and veggie options.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled solo
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Clairon R wrote a review Nov 2019
Paris, France27 contributions13 helpful votes
The vew is amazing ! The staff super friendly and helpfull ! The room very confortable and clean! The price totally correct! Dont hesitate go To rest in the pool with a good cocktail before going in the jungle.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
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Joep d wrote a review Nov 2019
6 contributions1 helpful vote
Loved the pool area during the day. Nice couch, enough chairs and stretchers. Great place to escape the heat during the hot days. Rooms were pretty basic tough, without a fan and a very basic bathroom. Got pretty noisy as well in the night, but that was to be expected from a hostel during the weekend. WiFi was only functional some of the time, which in my experience is the case all over rurrenebaque. Breakfast was great, had a basic buffet.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Jutta Toivonen Healing wrote a review Jul 2019
Jyväskylä, Finland7 contributions3 helpful votes
I was supposed to stay here for a night or two but I felt so relaxed here after travelling a lot that I stayed for a week. The breakfast is nice, rooms are clean, the location is perfect (close to town but also more peacefull than in the middle of the town), the staff was super friendly and the pool is very nice. I could stay here for ever but unfortunately I had to keep on moving. :D
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
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Leonard v K wrote a review Jul 2019
Zwolle, The Netherlands35 contributions3 helpful votes
The tacos and view were great. Rooms were oke with clamboos and the beds were good. Unfortunately we had a lot of rain and could not use the swimming pool. Breakfast is oke and we went back after he pampas tour and we could store our backpacks. Because it is build for the warmth you could hear a lot of noises from other rooms and the street theat didn’t botter me. Internet sometimes fails
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Q5234XAnicolas wrote a review Jun 2019
Germany8 contributions
We chosed this hotel due to its Pool and proximity to the river, as we were looking for a place to relax foe one entire day. We changed the hostel directly. The rooms, especially the bath room were grubby and dirty. We had traveled a lot to this time and were familiar with a certain uncleanliness. But here, it was too much. The pool area was the same. Aditionally we considered this area as quite impersal and lovelessly set up. They do have a pool, but all the sourrounding was not welcomming. One of the staff members was in such a bad mood, that we, as guests, had the feeling of not beeing welcome.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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gregoriussamsa_ wrote a review Jun 2019
7 contributions1 helpful vote
Is a nice hostel, so clean and comfortable rooms. Highly recommended. Diogo was a great receptionist. ALso is well located in Rurrenabaque, about 10 minutes away from Airport. Breakfast was delicious, for me, was the best from this place.
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Date of stay: May 2019
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: quieter floor
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Madeleine H wrote a review Nov 2018
3 contributions1 helpful vote
Stayed for three nights, the first night in a dorm and the latter two in a private room. The dorm was nice, I enjoyed the fact that unlike most hostels I've encountered throughout my travels, Bolivia doesn't go in for bunk beds. Moved to private rooms when they were available and we both thought that the balcony area was a really lovely addition to the room whilst the kettle etc was also handy. The pool was lovely to have and the breakfast provided was much better than some of the other places we stayed. There was good internet around the pool area but in the private room it occasionally dipped. Anyone who moans about those sort of things should just stay at home in my opinion, for the price you pay you get an excellent deal with beautiful views, a gorgeous pool and the best restaurant around just next door.
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Date of stay: October 2018
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Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: Private is worth it for the balcony.
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andrea a wrote a review Oct 2018
1 contribution2 helpful votes
I arrived to rurrenabaque looking for a place to stay and found the wolf a place a bit away from the center but from the moment you enter you feel at home the staff always with a smile when we go up to the room the beds very comfortable at night try the tacos very good option they have vegetarian breakfast very rich they explain you of the different activities that you can perform just perfect
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Traveled solo
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rvp88 wrote a review Jul 2018
Sacramento, California16 contributions20 helpful votes
How anyone could give this place half a star is beyond me. The epitome of a dump and I’m happy to tell you why: - each room only has 2 walls. Yes, I said it - only 2 walls. If you like sleeping to the pleasant sounds of all night dog fights, motorcycle races, and hostel parties than this is the place for you. - mosquito nets smell like pee/not large enough for the bed. It didn’t make much sense to us that a mosquito net meant for a twin bed was placed over a queen bed. Also didn’t make much sense that it smelled like piss. - people can see directly into your shower. Are you a female? Better bring a towel to place over the screen in the shower to avoid your male neighbor taking a peak while you shower - do you love not having WiFi? This is your place. - enjoy bugs? How about bed bugs? Was eaten alive at this place. Better debug your bag religiously before heading home after this place. Also is in a bad location and the laundry was expensive. I could go on and on.
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
$16 - $26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Mirador del Lobo
LOCATION
BoliviaBeni DepartmentRurrenabaque
NUMBER OF ROOMS
15
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hostal El Lobo
Which popular attractions are close to Hostal El Lobo?
Nearby attractions include La Cambita (0.4 miles) and Artesanias El Patuju (0.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hostal El Lobo?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Hostal El Lobo?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hostal El Lobo?
Yes, a parking garage is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hostal El Lobo?
Conveniently located restaurants include The French Bakery, Casa de Campo, and Luz de Mar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hostal El Lobo?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Hostal El Lobo located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.6 miles away from the center of Rurrenabaque.
Are pets allowed at Hostal El Lobo?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hostal El Lobo?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.