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Great location within walking distance to the historic town center and to the red cable car line which is a MUST do while in town. The room was spacious, clean and has HOT water, but the room was COLD so you might need to rent a space heater (for an extra fee). The breakfast was very good with many options. There is also a helpful travel desk onsite and the city walking tour was great! However, there was a bit of confusion about Lake Titicaca Tour so suggest asking other tour co's if interested.
The hostal is perfectly located in the heart of La Paz's touristic center, within walking distance of everything you need. Our room was clean, large and there was always hot water and great water pressure in the shower. We didn't need a heater, but you could get one for 3 USD/night. The breakfast was great. Yoghurt, cereal, bread, juice, tea or coffee and eggs made to order. Staff friendly and helpful. Julius Tours, located in the reception, helped us with booking buses to Uyuni and Copacabana.
Lovely staff, very helpful and polite. Facilities were great, however the internet was a little temperamental. Very central location, gave the vibe of being a little unsafe, but we had no issues.
The hotel was secure, clean and in a good location. The breakfast was really good, with lots of variety - with eggs cooked to order. The staff were helpful and booked our taxi to the airport. There was also a tours booking desk in the reception which was useful.
Excellent hostel with very good and helpful staff. No problems at all with the airport transfers and the breakfast was also very good. We were also allowed to have breakfast before checking in, because we had to leave very early the next morning. Thanks very much!
Quiet location but right in the centre. Good breakfast buffet with everything you need (ok, after staying here for 6 nights I couldn't see the only jam anymore). But you get fruits, eggs like you want and cereals with yoghurt and juice. Try to get one of the rooms in the back. Totally quiet at night. Hot water.
Great staff who helped with everything we needed.
Absolutely perfect hostel! Travelling for 6 weeks in South America, we have to say it was our best (stayed in a double room as a couple). Great location, huge and clean room, with very good beds and great hot shower. Breakfast was also excellent. Definitely a well deserved 100%!
Jessica is wonderful. She was extremely helpful in all things. She was consistently cheerful, was extremely patient with our Spanish, and gave us great advice about places to go—and the best way to get there. The breakfast is also a plus for this hostel. Good variety without going overboard.
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The beds were a bit uncomfortable, and seemed to tilt to one side (left) when you lay on top.
The triple ensuite room was very comfortable and clean. The hostel is slightly out of the way on a quieter street but is still fairly close to the main backpacker/tourist shopping area, and within walking distance to the red cable car. We had a very pleasant stay.
We ended up staying in Estrella andino because they overbooked at the hostel. Luckily our room was the same price. It was a great place to stay, clean, and safe. Breakfast was amazing, as was the view from th top of the hotel! Definitely recommend
The first room they tried to give me smelled horrible, like strong cleaning chemicals. I requested a new room, and they gave me one with no smell. However, the hallways throughout this entire place were very dark! I had to use my iPhone flashlight to see! Also they charge $3 USD per night to rent a space heater.
I don't know what Bolivia has against heating! My room here was freezing as it was minus 4 outside, no heating inside and a window left wide open. I later learned you can hire heaters which is a joke in such cold temperatures - warmth in a hotel should never be optional.The shower was hot though. The location is good, the staff were friendly and the breakfast was good. Not a party hostel, not much shared space etc, but it's close to the action. I'd stay again but I wouldn't be excited about it!
This is more like a hotel than a hostel, but I liked that. The room was cleaned daily with fresh towels. It's really close to the witches market and a good starting point for exploring the city. The staff on reception were super helpful. Breakfast was also pretty decent. It's a shame we only made it out of bed in time once.
The facilities are good, fast wifi, hot tea downstairs all day, great staff (but only 1girl who speaks english as we can't speak much spanish), room cleaned everyday. And it's close to witches market and few nice restaurant. We booked the bus to copacabana from the hostel which was good too. Everything is good. But it doesn't feel like a hostel at all, more like a cheap hotel. And the place is a little dark...
I stayed at Hostal Sol Andino for 2 nights and the room was great, large, clean and comfortable. The staff were very helpful, one of the staffs waited for me for over an hour at the bus terminal because my bus was late from Puno.. I really appreciated it. They were also very helpful for arranging the tour.
It is rather a hotel than a hostel, but at a decent price. Very well located yet quiet. Definitely not a party hostel, but ideal for a calm night. Warm water in the private shower, spacious bed and quite large room. Coca tea against the altitude sickness is available from leaves at any time of the day or night, and the reception is occupied 24h, too. If they call you a taxi to the airport, it is 70 BOB, thus, more expensive than if you take the same in the street (around 50-70 BOB).