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Hostal Sol Andino Reviews

Aroma St #6, La Paz, Bolivia

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86%

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135 Total Reviews
  • 87%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 92%Location
  • 86%Staff
  • 74%Atmosphere
  • 91%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

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77%

More like a hotel than a hostal. Double room was spacious, warm, comfy bed, fantastic shower in en-suite. Room cleaned daily, breakfast fantastic, great outside areas incl roof terrace and pool table. Bad stuff - shuttle we booked from airport never arrived, and no apology given when we eventually got to hostal via taxi, staff not overly helpful, cafe closed, no kitchen, very little atmosphere as no-one seemed to use the (very good) communal areas. Still v good choice if dont mind no atmosphere.


86%

Good breakfast, big and clean rooms, hot water and in the centre of La Paz.


89%

Good value for money. Friendly staff. Good breakfast. Right in the middle of everything.

  • 24th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Couple, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

This is the second time we stayed here and it was just as good as the first time. Highly recommended.


89%

Nice place, good location, used their in house tour company which was very handy. Rooms were good


57%

Decent place. We booked 3 nights in a double room with a matrimonial bed but for some reason we had to stay in a room with 4 single beds the first night and then move all of our stuff the next morning. This was a little annoying b/c we wanted to do some tours and instead were stuck waiting to move rooms. When we did move into the matrimonial room it was big but with a very strange smell - we think it is from the artwork on the wall that is moldy. Internet did not work in the rooms.


94%

Great breakfast, great location, great wifi in the room, super clean, tea in the lobby all day and a great room for just 150 bol a night. Staff was helpful, the travel desk was superb (spoke perfect English and was happy to provide info on things to do that weren't packaged tours. Nice little garden areas to hang out in - my only beef was that my room was on the 5th floor and it was a killer climb in that altitude. But other than that, which I got over, it was perfect.


100%

This is one of the best places we've stayed in in s.a. We liked it so much we extended our stay by 4 days (also to attend Spanish lessons). Breakfast was excellent, rooms spacious and cleaned every day to a high standard. They had a nice balcony upstairs. The staff were all pleasant and helpful. The lady at the tour desk was really helpful especially when the buses went on strike for the morning. Highly recommended.


91%

We stayed here on three separate occasions so we obviously liked it. The staff couldn't have done more and we booked three successful trips through their onsite travel agency that was extremely helpful. Clean rooms, nice chill out areas, excellent showers, good breakfast. More of a hotel than a hostel and that was fine by us. Good location in La Paz. Only slight draw backs: rooms could be a bit drafty and there were virtually no power points.


74%

We stayed in a private room, which was very clean and comfortable. The rooms are cold but plenty of blankets are provided. The shower was great, hot and powerful. Breakfast is plentiful and tasty. There wasn't really an atmosphere to speak of. The kitchen staff were very nice but the rest were unhelpful at best. They did not even show us to our room, we had to find it ourselves and gave us no info. The girl on the tour desk was new and gave us incorrect info but Julius tours did compensate us.


97%

Great place and friendly staff.

  • 27th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


86%

Nice terrace with an amazing view over the city and a pool table. A very nice place to stay in the centre of La Paz.


91%

This is actually a small hotel and not a hostel, so don't expect the usual hostel atmosphere. However, it's excellent in all other aspects. Really nice stay. Keep up the good job!


77%

Simple but comfortable. Staff we're great and the shower was always hot! Breakfast was really good too.


94%

Best breakfast in Bolivia! The hostel was very good, and would have gotten a full score, hadn't it been for that the rooms were very cold with no way of heating them (although this seems to be the standard in Bolivia/Perú) and that there were only two electrical outputs in a four-bed room (with one of them being in the bathroom). Also, the girl working in the tour agency in the reception deserves a shout-out, as she was just unbelievably helpful and service-minded! One-of-a-kind in Bolivia!


74%

The hostel was pleasant, quiet and in a good location. Breakfast was very good with eggs cooked freshly to order. Rooms have keycards, so I felt comfortable leaving my possessions in the room when I was out. My only complaint was That there was a very strong smell in the room when I arrived. This was from the floor polish. Fortunately I was around when they started cleaning the next day, so I was able to ask them to sweep rather than polish the floor, and they did remember the following day.


91%

A pleasant, quiet hostel well situated in La Paz. The staff are very helpful. A special mention goes to Paola who organised my death road adventure.


80%

Really good hostel- again more like a hotel. Good breakfast from 7:30-10am. A few blocks away from many attractions of the La Paz.


86%

Nice hostel / hotel on a fine location. Breakfast is above avarage, with juice, yoghurt, eggs, bread, fruit and more (and very friendly service). Double beds are on the small side. Luckily our room had an extra single bed.


91%

Brilliant little place. Don't get out off by the dark entrance hall because the rest of the hostel has some amazing wall paintings which are so colourful and liven up the place. Te staff were SO helpful. Our banks blocked our cards and they lent us money to find a call centre to call back to the UK. Their little tourist desk is brilliant too as they helped us to book buses to Uyuni and our salt flat tours along with lots of other advice. The beds were comfortable and the showers hot! Recommend!


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