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Piedra Blanca Backpackers Hostel

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Reviewed 2 December 2015

The beds in the dorm was nice and comfy, but the included breakfast was very sugar and carbohydrate heavy. I stayed there one night and booked another night from when I returned from the 3-day Salar de Uyuni trip, however, the trip ended sooner than I expected and was able to change my bus ticket til the same night as...

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Fairfield, California
Reviewed 12 November 2015

I booked a bed in the dorms through Hostel World and it was ready when I showed up the night before my salt flat tour. I was in a six bed dorm with three bunks and the beds were quite sturdy. The room was warm at night and I was able to sleep with no problem. The room had an...

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Reviewed 21 October 2015

The breakfast was the best part of the hostel - it was very good. Unfortunately my room was freezing even with the heater they supplied. I had to improvise and use several cushions and pillows to block out the draft coming through the windows.The shower was simply awful, they did respond quickly when I reported it broken but only to...

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Thank Deola L
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

I just stayed one night in the anyway touristic city after the uyuni tour (like most do) this hostel was perfect to make friends and interact with other travellers! Its big, has multiplie showers (just change if its cold -> didnt see that anyway) staff friendly and open minded! There was really nothing bad..

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Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Cold dirty hostel, with occasional hot water and wifi that doesn't work. All of this you can cope with however the disgracefully rude manager you cannot, she literally shouts at her guests, argues with them and barks orders across the courtyard. Very bizarre and unnecessary behaviour. Avoid if possible.

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Thank macoley
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Centrally located in the main square, a nice hostel with great facilities. Hot showers throughout the day and heating throughout the night. Rooms are very clean and a basic breakfast is included in room price. Courtyard which acts as a sun trap during the day and you can stay after check out time to use the hostel facilities for an...

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Thank katyd3
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Its a good place to stay for one or two nights, the showers are warm and clean. The beds are very big and cosy, they gave us three blankets and there is also a heater in the dorm. The breakfast is nothing realy special. Next to the hostle is a realy good pizza restaurant.

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Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

I arrived very early in the morning to Uyuni in search of a friend who I was supposed to meet and was out of contact with. I went to Piedra blanca to see if she was there and was met by the woman who I believe runs the hostel with her husband. She informed me harshly that she was not...

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Reviewed 17 July 2015

Booked a private room for 1 night. Friendly staff, hot showers, clean restroom, heater in the room, a simple breakfast in the morning. What else can you ask for from a hostel? Wifi barely worked, that was the only bummer.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

It is not clear whether the owners have given up on both life and the hostel or just the hostel itself. The two owners know that each day backpackers come in search of one night of cheap accommodation to shelter them from the freezing cold outside in Uyuni before they go on a tour of the salt flats and national...

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Additional Information about Piedra Blanca Backpackers Hostel

Address: Av. Arce No 27, Uyuni, Bolivia
Region: Bolivia > Potosi Department > Uyuni
Price Range: RM62 - RM98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“First floor Rooms seems to be the best”
 of 5 bubbles LechBK, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Stay in Chile, not in Bolivia”
 of 5 bubbles 26evelyne, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Room are quite good.”
 of 5 bubbles 658aditik, 10 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Ask for extra blankets as you'll need them”
 of 5 bubbles Dan_Jackson23, 18 May 2015 | Read review
“Ask for extra blankets as it does get cold at night and they don't turn on heat”
 of 5 bubbles Crystelshine, 19 Apr 2015 | Read review
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