WARNING!! This hostel is not at all where the Lonely Planet guide (South America on a Shoe String) says it is. The hostel is located on the main road into central La Paz (Av. Perez) where Google Maps states it to be; about 10 metres North of the junction with Ingavi, behind a bright orange door.
Once inside, you will immediately appreciate the calm, quiet atmosphere which contradicts that of La Paz so starkly. There is a little shop selling all the essentials which is definitely appreciated when we simply couldn't face battling through the crowds outside. The reception staff are incredibly helpful and offer impartial advice, even going out of his way to help arrange an excursion for us.
The room was large and very comfortable. A continental breakfast (toast, butter, jam, tea, coffee milk) is available for 10 bolivianos (£1) and is very good.
The only disappointment was the shower; a trade-off between heat and power, not really ever adequately achieving either.
Overall, it was an excellent hostel offered at a very reasonable price.
- Reservation Options:
- TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HostelWorld so you can book your Arthy's Guesthouse reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.