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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

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Wild Rover Hostel La Paz

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

To all our valued potential guests, Wild Rover Hostel is the place to be when visiting La Paz, Bolivia! Officially recognised as one of the worlds new ‘7 Wonder Cities’, we are perfectly located 3600 meters above sea level in the city centre, making our base the perfect place for exploring this amazing capital!

With great comfy accommodation, all round tasty food, three sunny patio chill-out areas and a cosy TV room, when you’re not rocking it out in our famous Irish bar, you can relax, get some you time and enjoy the company of your fellow backpackers.

Truly committed to catering to your every need, upon arrival you can look forward to receiving great customer service, with a team of Reception staff available 24-7 to help you with all your queries and ensure your having a pleasant stay.

We aim to remain the number one hostel destination, offering the best service and fun social party nights. Your stay is important to us, so please know we are always open to hearing your comments and suggestions.

We look forward to the prospect of you joining us, as we promise to ensure your stay at the Wild Rover is one to remember!

Irish owned Wild Rover Hostel has everything you need to enjoy this beautiful city. Once home to Bolivia's presidents, our 120 year old house has been renovated from top to bottom to give you all the facilities that are hard to find in Bolivia, in a safe and fun environment.

So after that white knuckle Bolivian bus ride, check-in and chill out with us. Enjoy a real hot power shower (24 hours a day) which are not wired to the mains, the comfiest beds in South America with winter/summer duvets and backpack lockers in your room for your security.

With the friendliest local English speaking staff, they are dedicated to helping you with all your needs, alongside in-house travel agents available everyday to assist you with the booking of all your trips, bus tours and flights.

In our real authentic Irish bar, with a breakfast, lunch and dinner menu, nightly drink specials, plasma TVs and regular social events, you can be sure to indulge, catch the news and sports channels, socialise and most importantly have fun.

Other common areas include our cosy bean bag TV room; with all the latest DVD's and cable TV, and our sunny patio areas, where you can catch up on your books or just chat with fellow travellers.

On-site we provide 24hrs free internet and Wi-Fi, with strong connection in most areas of the house.

Check-in is at 2pm and check-out is at 1pm, so if you are arriving early in the morning and you would like a bed before 2pm you will need to book for the previous day and inform us on your arrival time.

We advise you book ahead to avoid disappointment and we can guarantee you a great time in La Paz.
- All payments must be made in local currency (Bolivianos).
- Due to security reasons, Wild Rover Hostels does not allow guests under 18 years of age.

Your reservation is held for up to 2 hours after your estimated arrival time. After this we cannot guarantee your reservation.

For group bookings (more than one person) in shared dorms, we cannot guarantee that all your group will be together in the same room. We will always try our best to accommodate your group as best possible but sometimes depending on circumstances it is out of our control.

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Overview

Wild Rover Backpackers in central La Paz brings Irish hospitality to Bolivia. Once a presidential mansion, the hostel now houses the highest Irish pub in the world – we're 3,600 metres above sea level! Join us and fellow globetrotters for nightly themed parties, cheap drinks and live music. You can recover from an afternoon of cycling through the city streets by heading to one of our three sunny patios or collapsing into a comfy beanbag in the TV room. When it's time to kick-start the night, take on your new travel buddies at a game of beer pong!

Location

We're centrally located in downtown La Paz, a few blocks away from Plaza Murillo where you can check out the Cathedral and Government Palace. You can catch a taxi from the main bus terminal and reach us in just five minutes. If you’re arriving by plane into El Alto International Airport, the best way to get to the hostel is to hop in a taxi, which takes around 40 minutes.

Rooms and Dorms

We have lots of different rooms to choose from, including two types of dorms – traditional bunks or pod-style beds with privacy curtains and built-in storage lockers. Both have female-only options and all have either a private or shared bathroom with power showers. If you fancy a bit more space, book a double or twin room and sprawl out after a long day's sightseeing. Ask for one of the smaller dorms if you want to be further away from the bar.

Extras and activities

Try some traditional Bolivian food (such as silpancho made from rice, potatoes and minced beef) at our on-site restaurant or stick with international favourites like lasagna or stir-fry. Our reception team's available 24/7 so give them a shout when you want to organise trips to the Salar de Uyuni salt flats or Lake Titicaca. If you prefer to do your own background research, hook up to the hostel's free Wi-Fi and start planning your itinerary.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.8

  • Security 9.4

  • Location 9.0

  • Staff 9.0

  • Atmosphere 9.0

  • Cleanliness 9.3

  • Facilities 8.8


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    14 Aug 2019
    Great hostel. Very cool, loads of people. Niamh is amazing.
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    13 Aug 2019
    Had a blast the staff are unreal and helpful, Adam and niamh were a good laugh, and I wish them luck for 3 months, and Jorge is a champion!
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    06 Aug 2019
    Really lovely hostel, super fun at the bar but also if you dont want to go out, can just put in ear plugs and you can't hear the music from the bar at all.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    05 Aug 2019
    Look this is a self contained party hostel, if you’re not after having everything available to you possibly a little overpriced and you don’t enjoy drinking and late loud nights then don’t come here! It is perfect if you like a messy trip!
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    05 Aug 2019
    Proper good party hostel! Staff very friendly and even in my darkest hour did they look after me to make sure I wasn't completely trashed. Bar manager and his team really put the effort in and unlike other wild rovers, the fun didn't feel forced. Cheers guys, maybe I'll be back next summer to volunteer! The only thing I would say is fix the wifi, It is total wank.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    13 Aug 2019
    Excellent time at the Wild Rover La Paz. The beds are very big so plenty of room which I usually have struggled with throughout Bolivia (as I'm 6 1) The events are all excellent and nothing is forced on you, you can choose to be involved or not. The events manager Niamh in particular did a great job!
    Ireland, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    09 Aug 2019
    This is the best wild rover I have been too. The place is so clean and the comfort rooms are really spacious and quiet. The showers are really hot and the bar is so fun. All the volunteers are so friendly and fun ! Would definitely recommend
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    06 Aug 2019
    Great hostel, comfortable beds, good atmosphere but possible to sleep too away from the bar! Great location, always clean
    Ireland, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    05 Aug 2019
    Had a really good stay here, with 2 fun nights out and a fab bike tour of death road which we booked through the hostel. Stayed in the superior 6 bed dorm which was nice as the pod style beds give some privacy. The food and bar are good, and the location is pretty central so you can walk to most things.
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    12 Aug 2019
    Amazing time at Wild Rover! Especially if you want to party! Showers are amazinggggg and dorms are great. Only two things are the WiFi is terrible and there’s smoking in the bar at night. Seen loads of reviews saying this so they obviously don’t give a s***t because they haven’t sorted it out- given the money they make the WiFi really is easy to fix.
    England, Mixed Group, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Currency Exchange
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
Entertainment
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 2014

    1st, Country Winners Bolivia

  • 2012

    1st, Country Winners Bolivia

  • 2011

    1st, Country Winners Bolivia

  • 2010

    1st, Country Winners Bolivia

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