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Casona Potosi Hostal Reviews

Chuquisaca # 460 entre Padilla y Tarija, Potosi, Bolivia

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77%

Rating
494 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 79%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 73%Staff
  • 71%Atmosphere
  • 74%Cleanliness
  • 72%Facilities

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60%

Cold shower

  • 9th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Czech Republic
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


60%

Room was ok no problem and shower was hot and powerful breakfast was pretty poor banana and stale bread only which you had to give them a voucher for from reception before you could get it . We booked bus with hostel and on day we was going asked them to order us a cab 10 mins later cab turns up and receptionist (Yvonne ) gives it to someone else , we ask about our cab and she said she will order us one ?! 20 mins later we are still waiting so because of this we very nearly missed our bus .


66%

Ok hostel, ok breakfast. We did a minetour with them, which was really good, enthousiastic tourguide( he called himself the legend), the room was bad with damppatches in the corner. Good location.


86%

Decent hostel, private room was nice, good place to book the mine tour


63%

Absolutely freezing bedroom, asked about heater, however was told it doesn't work, no extra blankets provided. Bedroom was nice apart from the stale bread!


71%

not many hostels in potosi (only 2) but this was right in center of town. staff lackluster.


74%

Good location, low price, hot water in a shower. Poor breakfast - most of the people from our group prepared their own meals on the second day, the bread served by the hostel was hard as a rock... Strange rules: everything in the kitchen is locked, when you want to use it you must ask at the reception and leave the deposit (I was asked to leave my cell phone when I asked for 2 mugs...).


91%

A good place to stay!


69%

Cold hostel with cold water and not very clean showers. Very nice breakfast.


80%

Nice building, ok breakfast, ok dorms. Plus for being able to book bus tickets and a good mine tour from the reception. Computers for guest use for 1 boliviano per hour.


80%

Hard to say anything good or bad, only stayed one night on the way to Uyuni. Rooms were warm and showers were alright; they had lockers to store your bags when you went to the mine tour; breakfast was bread jam, and juice but there was plenty of it.


74%

It's a decent hostel in a very nice building. That's about it but nothing bad at all.


74%

Has the potential to be an amazing hostel but the internet doesn't work in rooms only in reception and if you use Skype your ip address is blocked. The staff are very unhelpful and rude. To cook in the kitchen you have to hire out everything making cooking a big ordeal. The mining tour was great but no legal papers were signed to join it so maybe go somewhere else to make sure you're insured. The building is beautiful and it could be an amazing hostel but it lacks any atmosphere.


63%

FIne hostel for one night in potosi. Facilities are adequate and you have access to most things you need except for the kitchen. Decent wifi penetration but the staff are very strange about allowing you to use the common areas and this does not produce a particularly welcoming atmosphere. Good location and if the hostel is full you are in an area where there are plenty close by and availiable.


63%

no locker inside my room, a zero equipped dirty kitchen, don't find anything for cooking, wifi only in the reception room, beside, it was a nice experience to sleep one night in this historic building and not far form the main plaza.


71%

NO PLUGS IN OUR ROOM. We stayed in a private twin and it didn't have a single plug. Showers were hot for about 2 seconds before getting cold. Breakfast was ok but it was a dull hostel. Perfect for a stop over on the way to Sucre/Uyuni though. Wifi was decent, couldn't reach our room though.


66%

Staff weren't rude but weren't particularly friendly. Anyone could walk off the street into hostal, our room was far away from front


86%

Good hostel overall. Hot showers, clean bed, lockers and nice breakfast!


74%

Room was confirmed on Hostelworld but when I arrived staff said the room was full so I had to pay for a private room and they wouldn't honour the deposit. Showers weren't always hot. Good location though and good breakfast included.


94%

Good hostel, good information, good crowd. Can't really fault it


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