Piedra Blanca Backpackers Hostel Reviews
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Perfect place for before and after salt flats trip, really good hot showers. Had a problem with our trip being canceled and Pamela went out of her way and sorted it al out. Definitely recommend staying here.
Just spend one night there. Were happy to have a hot shower and some heating in the room after all the reviews regarding hotels/hostals in Uyuni.
Great location in the main street/square.Very Very rude staff.Stay away from the woman.Clean bathrooms and very nice beds. NO WIFI or Internet at all, but you can get it across the street for 30b 30 min.Big lockers, very poor breakfast. Dust, cold and low vibe building. For thos who are spending only one night in order to go to the Salt Flats.
The staff were very friendly and helpful. The hostel, though busy, was quiet and calm. The rooms were warm. I would recommend this hostel to anyone traveling to Uyuni.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 41+
- (1 review)
The shower was perfectly hot and in the evening you can get a heater in the room...and thats were its all about in Uyumi.
this hostel is in a good location in the nicest part of a bad town, very near lots of places to eat and drink. It has great hot showers all day which is what you want after the salar. the beds are also very comfy and warm. However the staff are not very friendly and one girl on reception was particularly rude and grumpy and unhelpful. The breaksfast is rubbish just bad bread and jam. A fine place to stay for one night only.
Expensive considering no internt access or laundry service. The lady when checking 7n was cery rude in relation to my passport as I thought I had lost it for ten minutes and she was extremely unpleasant.
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 25-30
- (1 review)
Good beds and showers. Heaters at night. Horrible breakfast.
Cental location, heaters in room, some facilities not amazingly clean. Poor breakfast. Sufficient for a one night stay!
After reading good and bad comments we decided this place would be the best of a bad bunch. It turns out we were pleasantly surprised. Although no bar and no wifi, it was clean, we got an electric heater from 8pm til 8am which was greatly appreciated, and the sheets were made of cosy fleece. Showers were hot from 8am til 10.30pm which was clearly explained to us. We stored our luggage whilst on salt flats tour and on our return although not staying here we were allowed to use the showers for B15
Had a very bad experience. The hostel got my check in time wrong (they thought it was 8am and really I had put 8pm). As a result, they had given away my bed. Even though it was their mistake, they didnt appologize and blamed it on me (saying I should have confirmed via email). I was not impressed and had to find another hostel at 8pm.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
Overall the staff is very rude and never seemed to want to help us with anything. Amazingly hot showers but only after 8 AM, and only until 8 PM. Space heaters provided in the dorm rooms but again only 8 AM to 8 PM. If you take a night bus or train out of Uyuni and want to spend time at the hostel before you leave, you must pay 15 bolivianos but are not allowed to shower after check out at 11 AM. Dumb policies and rude staff, and pretty bad breakfast, otherwise this place would be great.
This hostal had a great location right near the center of all the restaurants and plaza. Not even two blocks from train and bus terminal walking. Def worth the stay, hot shower, heater, the only downside was it was during festival of the town so it was loud from the partying in the streets, not the hostels fault by any means. And there tea in toast in the morning was pretty sparse.
Stayed for a couple of nights to do the Salt Flats tour. Just around the corner from the tour operators and pick up points, tons of dining options nearby. Staff were friendly, helpful and spoke good English. Big comfy bed, bitter cold at night so the heater is a plus.
The owners are very nice but the hostel is super basic (internet did not work). The showers are good but the beds are not. At least it is warm at night because of heating inthe room. We think Uyuni is a tourist trap, you have a reasonable deal with Piedra Blanca.
We've stayed just one night after arrive from Potosi and we found a very nice shower (lot of water and very hot)! We recommend!
We couldn't stay the night because we had to decide for a Salar tour straight away. The staff was really nice with and helpful, let us use bathrooms (and the heather at the reception ;-)), etc. The place is right in the middle of all you need, basicly agencies and restaurants.
Good Budget place, solves the overnight stay purpose. Hot Showers. Provided space heater was nice. Breakfast was extremely poor. Definite need for improvement.
No wifi, but hot showers and a heater in the dorm overnight which were both welcome after the freezing cold salt flats tour! Beds also had lots of blankets with more available upon request and there were lockers outside of the dorm. A little hard to find as you have to go through a courtyard to get to the hostel. Does the job for a night-
Good hostel, plenty of blankets on the bed and free extra if needed, also staff provided heaters at night which were needed! Good facilities, good bathroom with hot water, staff had little English but pleasant enough, helped out when the tv went on the blink. Good common areas, good value, very good location pin the centre of uyuni.