Piedra Blanca Backpackers Hostel Reviews
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Comfortable beds and hot water. Wifi ok but common room cold and no computer for guests to use. One female staff member seriously needs training in customer service. I checked the showers hot water tap to see if it was working for seriously less than 4 seconds and she runs in telling me "What [I was] doing was criminal" and "we live in the desert" as if I didn't notice. Other staff members were very friendly and helpful though. Basic breakfast: sugar puffs, toast & tea / coffee. Recommended.
The lady in charge was fantastic. She was always available and provided subjective information on the salt flat tours given past feedback. I was going to stay for 2 nights but she was honest with me and said I would only require one night as I will likely be able to get on a trip the next day - and she was right! She advised me on where to go and at what time. The hostel was the perfect base for the salt flats. Hot! showers, nice breakfast, good atmosphere, great staff. Must stay here.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
was a good hostel for a stop before doing the salt flats tour. was a decent hostel but as always with south america the wifi never worked. would still recommend as it was cheap.
The hostel was in a good location and offered a nice free breakfast. It is a good stopover hostel on the way to Uyuni and a good place to get a hot shower if you´ve just come back from there.
expectations far exceeded! lovely sunny wooden building with pretty stain glass windows, comfy nooks & crannies & warm except for very early in the morning. hot shower was magical after salar de uyuni. prime location on the plaza in town. we met lots of people here, either heading from where we were off to next with plenty of tips, or heading in the same direction as us. no complaints at all
It is a good hostel but is basic it does provide hot showers and breakfast is included. It is a great stop for visiting the salt flats. It is cold but our beds were warm and we had a radiator, make sure you bring lots of layers!!
It is an excellent location to explore the city
The breakfast could be better but we had a nice stay. It's good that we don't have to use our own bath towels, since the hostel lends some.
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 18-24
- (1 review)
Centrally located close to the tour operators, buses and estaurants, this was a good find. The rooms were cosy and really warm (we had a double room and the had its own heater and plenty of blankets), the showers were hot and the free breakfast really nice and plentiful. Recommended!
The great location in the center of town close to everything you need. A bit noisy with the wooden floor while people walking. Wifi is good in common area only.
It has a good location, just two blocks from the bus terminal and one block from the train station. It is an old building, the floor is made of wood that could be very noisy when someone's walking but not a big deal since, normally everybody goes to bed early! Beds are comfortable. WiFi is steady but not available al over the place, just close to the front desk. Breakfast is simple, just bread and tea. Shared bathrooms with hot water which isvery much appreciated in Uyuni. It is a good place.
A good hostel for a overnight stay until your Uyuni tour starts, more you cannot do in the city: Warm blankets, comfortable matresses, warm showers, heaters in the rooms, small kitchen.
We stayed for one night after the salt flats your and it was a good place to rest your head and have a good shower. There's not much to do in Uyuni itself, but it's a pleasant places to spend one night with plenty of restaurants within a stones throw of the hostel. Also very close to bus 'terminal'.