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The Adventure Brew Hostel Reviews

Av. Montes 503, La Paz, Bolivia

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881 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 78%Location
  • 76%Staff
  • 78%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

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Great hostel, would recommend. Very cool that you get a free beer each night. Nice to have pancakes for breakfast but if you are staying here a few days you might start to crave cereal and bread. Location was good as only a 10 minute walk to the main square and around the corner from the bus terminal. Staff were helpful and the bathrooms were cleaned regularly.


Wi-fi sięgnął could be stronger and some improvments to breakfast menu can be considered


I really enjoyed my stay there. If you want to book a tour to the Salar de Uyuni better don´t do it there. The Agency they worked with was quite a mess. Our guide didn´t explain a word on the whole 3 days tour... Apart from that some don´t like that there are just pancakes for breakfast every day. I love pancakes and they where quite well so I can´t complain. It´s close to the bus terminal (3 minutes walk), so you don´t need to take a taxi. All in all a great place to stay and to meet people.


While the location is garbage, the hostel is clean, beds are comfy and cozy, and the vibe in the bar is nice. Breakfast is average and the wifi is spotty, but if you want a hostel that isn't empty but also isn't a super party hostel, this place is for you.


The hostel was pretty alright, it's a party hostel, so if that's your thing, then it's fine. It's actually 2 buildings. One where the private rooms are, and internet works, and the other one, the overflow parking, filled with dorms. It had a nice cosy bar, It was really close to the bus station, and had a good atmosphere.


located very close to bus station and security guard on door 24/7. we arrived off nightbus and our room wasnt ready so we left bags and strolled into town. we arrived back at 3pm checkin time beong 2pm to find we still had to wait for room. reception staff are very slow and scatty. lovely comfortable hostel otherwise. free pancakes every morning which were lovely.


Good hostel fine ect, but the lady at the bar couldn't care less and just sat there and looked stoned. Our food was disgusting.


Is very close to the bus station and easy to get to the main touristic places. The bad side is not having a kitchen on the building, you have to go to another building to cook. And the started painting the bathroom while I was there, so everynight the room had a very strong smell of paint. And the bathroom on first floor was out of order, so it was needed to go to another floor to use the bathroom.


We looked around a fair bit to find the best place to stay in La Paz and overall, I think we found it. The beds are comfortable, the rooms not too cold with the help of extra blankets, the wifi is pretty good, the showers are hot and you get a free breakfast and beer every day. It's a 10 min walk to town so not right in the centre but really not far. We stayed for a week and have no complaints. Some towels for the room would be welcome if you're looking to improve. Would stay again.


we stayed in the b and b so was very quiet at night but was great to have the bar next door (which had a good atmosphere). booked the death road through the hostel which was great as well. stayed for 5 nights without any problems.


The Adventure Brew Hostel was a very good place to stay. Although it has its own bar, I wouldn't exactly call it a 'party hostel'. It's more of a fun hostel in which you can drink downstairs and sleep peacefully upstairs. The staff were helpful, there's a booking agency in the building it's well-maintained. Each bed comes with a decently sized locker and the showers have between hot and very hot water and the Wi-Fi is good when working. Overall, definitely stay here for the price.


Quiet place in the privates but the pub up the road was a great place to meet people


Efficient hostel close to bus station and easy walk to city centre. Breakfast included. Sociable atmosphere. Kanoo tours have an office here so can book loads of stuff for you. Lockers in rooms. Hot showers. Wifi a lityle temperamental. Overall woukd revommend.


Might have had the most clueless staff, both locals and traveling staff, I have ever come across. They weren't rude or anything, but just very stupid. This was a complaint from everyone I talked to who stayed there. Other than that, I think this is a great place. Good breakfast, atmosphere, great beds (lockers underneath/personal light/plug socket). So the owner set up a great place, he just needs to hire better staff!


Very,very friendly personnel,good price,good location,good security


I stayed at both the B&B (2 nights) and the Hostel (1 night). They are a 30 second walk from each other. The B&B is quieter than the hostel, which was loud until around 1am most nights, then partygoers would head to other hostels or clubs in La Paz. Water at the B&B was generally hot, staff and security were friendly enough. There were extra blankets that helped during the -1 degree nights. Hostel restaurant was good. You can stay at the B&B, still party at the hostel, and sleep better. I liked.


This is a good hostel. Your classic large, busy loud hostel. So if you want a quite time head next door to their B&B place, we stayed there was very nice and was good to be able to still head next door and get around the bar and games etc. On one NEGATIVE note, they stuffed up our booking at the start (not happy after 20+ hours on buses) and then when we left they tried to charge us more as we had not payed when we arrived ( the lady stipulated when we checked in that it was fine at end.


The Adventure Brew Hostel was a good value for money hostel with a fun backpacker vibe. The biggest drawback of this hostel is the amount of stairs in the building which are a killer when you arrive in La Paz and get hit with altitude sickness. Aside from that, the atmosphere is really quite good, with a functioning bar / restaurant that is very affordable. The Hostel is also served by a on site travel agent that was very handy for organising out of La paz tourist trips.


Had a double room with private bathroom. Clean room, good size. Really enjoyed the pancake breakfast. There's good security with a doorman however this may be becausenof the area, a 15 minute walk to the centre, it did not feel particularly safe at night.


Good hostel if you're planning to stay a few days in La Paz. Unfortunately it's not close to the main restaurants and supermarkets. Wifi connection needs to be improved.

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