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Hostal Carlos V

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

This hostal is in a great location. Very good hot showers and wifi connection. The patio area is a bit noisy/echos but that's also partly due to other travelers ignorance. Breakfast is a bit average however on the second morning I did get yoghurt/banana mix and a good coffee. Room is a little musty however perfectly acceptable for a few...

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Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

This is by far the best hostel my friend and I have ever stayed at. What a breath of fresh air. The receptionist was so lovely and helpful and showed us where we could get some late night food. The rooms are very clean as is the bathroom. Highly recommend. And breakfast is great too!

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Thank Healthychef2365
Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Hostal Carlos V is an average ho(s)tel. but what you get it's way too expensive. someone was smoking in the room before us. breakfast is very bolivian basic with dry bread jam and butter. then add. tea or coffee. staff was helpful and wifi was working in the common area. at least it wasn't cold at night. you can getter...

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Thank SaraBana
Reviewed 15 September 2014 via mobile

Highly recommended in the lonely planet, but what a deception for us ! For a price we thought was excessive (160B$), you get a tiny - yet very clean - double room with access to a common bathroom (only one tiny bathroom by floor). The bathroom itself was pretty dirty the whole time we stayed there. The problem was that...

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Thank Sophie G
Paris, France
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We stayed there for 3 nights. The rooms are not great but not bad either (there are mostly shared bathrooms). However, they are all located on a central patio (closed on the roof) and can be thus very very noisy. You better have to be in a top floor. Furthermore, the staff is really unpleasant. I would not recommend to...

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Thank Pierre2323
Reviewed 25 July 2014

Its clean and the staff are nice but nothing can redeem it when its minus 5 outside and no warmer in your room. Wifis pretty bad too. If it cold in Patosi when you arrive pay mor for somewhere with a heater, its really neccessary.

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Thank Turlough M
Nantes, France
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Not as good as reported by the Lonely Planet but decently priced and located. Smallish rooms and the patio can be noisy. Good enough for a couple of nights but nothing to call home about. Next time we go to Potosi, we'll look for other options.

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 6 March 2014

Our room was smelly and old. It had molds in the walls. We were there in February and it was so cold inside the room! WiFi did not work very well. Breakfast was poor. It has a good location, however. But if I go back to Potosi, I will look for another option.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 7 July 2013 via mobile

Very nice hostel. Feels more like a hotel. Had the best shower. The rooms are a bit cold but has lots of blankets. Terrible breakfast. Yesterdays bread with a bit of marmelade. Great location. Good value.

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Vicenza, Italia
Reviewed 3 May 2013

Very good location. It seems to be very nice, good furniture, it seems an hotel! But....one day without water, service very bad, breakfast very poor, they asked us money for the towels!!! They told us there was wifi but it did not go well, sometimes it did not go at all! Avoid it!

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Address: Linares No. 42 | Entre Plaza 25 de mayo y pasaje Boulevard, Potosi, Bolivia
Region: Bolivia > Potosi Department > Potosi
Number of rooms: 11
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“Choose a suite”
BudaBaB, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ground or first floors mean minimum bag dragging, obviously.”
TheObserverWiltshire, 11 Dec 2015 | Read review
“If you absolutely must stay here ask for a room upstairs away from the bathrooms.”
AnnieW1979, 15 Jan 2012 | Read review
“If you want real comfort, you should ask for Carlos V Suite”
RodrigoS378, 13 Dec 2011 | Read review
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