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Piedra Blanca Backpackers Hostel Reviews

Av. Arce N� 27, Uyuni, Bolivia

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79%

Rating
1018 Total Reviews
  • 77%Value For Money
  • 76%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 78%Staff
  • 74%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 75%Facilities

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89%

this hostel was very good value for money. we just stayed for one night so it had everything we needed for a such a short stay. the breakfast was really good. however the conditions of shower and wi fi are pretty loisy but you need to consider that you are in the middle of nowhere. the staff was very kind and helpful.


89%

Very nice staff, helpful and with good English skills. Amazing hot showers and warm and comfy beds with heating in the room during night. The best value to get in uyuni.


91%

Great little hostel in Uyuni. Has everything you need including flannelette sheets and heaters for the winter. As well as hot water. It's on the Main Street so perfectly located to all the restaurants, stores and tour agencies to plan your salar de Uyuni trip. Highly recommend!


54%

Great location and fairly comfortable beds but thats all the hostel had going for it. The place was really run down and dirty. Bedroom doors didnt close and were falling off, breakfast was pretty bad, bathrooms were okay but theres no hot water in the evening or mornings and the wifi suddenly cut out at 7pm.


46%

Staff are unfriendly and not forthcoming eith info. Hostel is freezing cold but has hot showers from 7-10pm. Not much options in uyuni so onoy stay if you need to!

  • 30th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


77%

This was a good central hostel. We went at the coldest time of year and the beds were warm which is really important.


83%

The staff are very helpful and nice. They gonna help on any travel issues.

  • 20th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


89%

Fantastic location, hot showers, and incredibly helpful staff (we arrived during the road blockades, so no buses were running and the one guy helped us to find a shared jeep leaving for our destination, which was a lifesaver as my boyfriend had an onward flight booked)


63%

Hostel has a great location, near everything, but the showers are terrible, especially in cold temperatures, and the heater on the room does not help at all. And one of the staff was extremely rude


86%

Had heating and they give you lots of blankets!

  • 14th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


54%

Place is very cold, although we had heater in the room it was on a timer. Kitchen is small


74%

Hostel was comfortable and good location. Generally was freezing cold though, but luckily they have a lot of blankets on the beds and small heaters in the rooms. Breakfast was very poor.


94%

Very good Hostel! They could work on that limit time for wi-fi though. The hot showers are amazing, but they work up to 22:30.


63%

This hostel is a boring place in a boring town, but the beds are comfortable, the showers were very hot and breakfast was better than average. If you have to spend a night in Uyuni this is an ok place, slightly on the expensive side. We had to change the night of our booking and they did not honor the deposit. Understandable, but we have changed booking dates at many other hostels due to delays in Bolivia and this is the only hostel that did not honor the deposit, so something to keep in mind.


86%

Nice little hostel! Only stayed for 1 night but it was warm and comfortable. Showers were nice and hot, breakfast was decent


83%

Best place in uyuni (and I stayed in afew). Hot water, comfy beds and heaters in the room, just what is needed when it's soooo cold outside!


83%

This is a nice hostel. The bedrooms are warm (they provide heating from 8pm to 10am), the shower is hot and the place is clean. The staff is helpful. It's located on a important and busy street, so you will have everything really close to you. As people just visit Uyuni to make conection to somewhere else, there are no noise problems, like parties, around.

  • 30th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

Very warm fleecy blankets on the beds and heating that stays on all night made for a cozy nights sleep in cold Uyuni! Hot, clean showers too and better breakfast than most Bolivian hostels - sugar puffs and yoghurt, toast with jam, tea/coffee and hot chocolate. Good location in the plaza in Uyuni by all the shops and restaurants. Would stay here again.

  • 30th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • All Female Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

Beds are clean and are quite a decent size. Good breakfast and central location, nice little hostel.


89%

Great location in the center of town, near multiple restaurants, small gift shops, and marts. Staff was nice and helpful. There was a heater in the room, but it was still cold in the winter so bring extra clothes/sleeping bag. Only negative I have would be that you have to walk outside to get to the bathrooms. Not a big deal during the day but in the middle of the night & in the a.m. during winter it's pretty unbearable.


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