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Hostal Rio Magdalena

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  • Excellent3%
  • Very good47%
  • Average38%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
14 Oct 2017
“Very unfriendly staff and dirty rooms. Nope”
3 Nov 2015
“Just Okay”
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

We booked online. However when we arrived we were "greeted" by a grumpy old man who without looking knew we didn't make one. He had a room available with seperate beds and we should be very happy he did. He was very lethargic and indifferent....More

Thank wouter284
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Clean-ish by Bolivian standards. Ask for a receipt when you pay for the room (and the name of the person you paid), as they don't keep good records & may question whether you paid or not when evening to morning staff changes. Same with laundry...receipt...More

Thank lodochica
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

It is about 6 blocks from the square, has a clean swimming pool, places to hang out are okay. Walls are thin, we heard about three different TV programs at the same time. Staff was friendly and helpful. We had to leave too early to...More

Thank Purplecat8104
Reviewed 29 September 2015

The rooms are a bit dark and small, but the garden and pool area is quite nice. Breakfast with scrambled eggs and delicious(!!) papaya juice included. A bit hard to find as there is no sign, look for a reddish building with a black wooden...More

Thank LenaW95
Reviewed 4 January 2015

We had an overall very positive experience at Hostal Rio Magdalena. We even booked for an additional night upon our return as we were very satisfied with the service we received. The reception was always very friendly, helpful and ready to accommodate. The common spaces...More

Thank msnimer
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Bolivia > Santa Cruz Department > Santa Cruz
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