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Reviews of Wild Rover Backpackers Hostel

Hostel | Calle Comercio 1476, Esquina Bueno, (frente al Hostal Republica) La Paz, Bolivia .

87.5% Overall Rating

266 out of 286 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (13/04/2014)

Sara Correia thinks…

"Breakfast till late. Good party atmosphere. Great tv/louge room. Even had room with hairdryers and straightners!!!"

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

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87.5%

Overall Rating

266 out of 286 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Wild Rover Backpackers Hostel'

Atmosphere
88.8%
Location
88.0%
Facilities
89.6%
Cleanliness
88.0%
Staff
84.0%
Value
86.4%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

08 January 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Amazing atmosphere, really friendly and helpful staff, great bar and food, fab beds and all extremely clean.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

04 January 2012

Liked: they made an effort to do something every night

Disliked: There was no real social area in this hostel apart from the bar, where they played painfully loud music so that you couldn´t relax. There were some outdoors areas but when it was raining you couldn´t do much there.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With a large group / tour

Backpacking / gap year
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

31 December 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great party hostel. Loads going on, great place to spend Christmas.

Disliked: Like i mentioned above, not for those looking for peace and relaxation, but instead for those looking for a good time!

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Tap Nguyen

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

12 December 2011 Tap would recommend this property

Liked: the restrooms are very clean

Disliked: the wifi internet signal is not really good.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

22 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Facilities were excellent

Disliked: Too noisy and no chance of a good nights sleep here!

54.3%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

17 November 2011

Liked: close to stuff.

Disliked: can hear the bar from the room late into night. no guiness!!!!!!!!!!!

88.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

14 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Always busy. A very fun place to stay.

Disliked: Probably a better place to stay with friends. Definitely a party hostel which is fun but not many day activities!

100.0%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

11 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Muy limpia, buna localizacion, y muy buena ambiente

Disliked: Gente del staff no hablabla ni intentaba comunicarse en español

45.7%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 40% Facilities - 20% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 20%

Alessandro Paudice

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

03 November 2011

Liked: the beds are very confortable

Disliked: When I arrived in this hostel I didn't believe my eyes. After a lot of km through the South America I find Dublin in La Paz!!!it was orrible!!!Irish food, irish music and irish atmosphere!!!please "gringo" stay at home!!!I don't recommend it

100.0%
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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

23 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great food, good atmosphere in the bar, but still quiet rooms, comfy beds and great showers.

Disliked: Intermittent wifi connection

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

jeff doughty

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

23 September 2011 jeff would recommend this property

Liked: Bar/bar staff, food, beds!!!

Disliked: altitude!!!

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

julien bauer

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

16 September 2011 julien would recommend this property

Liked: nice place to party

Disliked: nothing

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Ben Bartlett

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

15 September 2011 Ben would recommend this property

Liked: It is a bt of a party place and can be a bit hard to relax sometimes. That said the bar is a great place to meet people and the staff were great and ahppy to help out with anything

Disliked: Only that it is sometimes a little hard to relax

100.0%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

14 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: FREE SHOTS! the people were friendly, the food and drink was good and cheap, they always had a night planned so you could always go out!

Disliked: NOTHING

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Andre Finn

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

01 September 2011 Andre would recommend this property

Liked: Just like being at home!

Disliked: The peeps at the Travel center next to reception really didn't give the best prices & where a little limited with company's they could use. But the travel place over the road (honey something) was very helpful!

100.0%
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Colm Fahey

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

30 August 2011 Colm would recommend this property

Liked: Staff very friendly and helpful, facilities are excellent, hot showers, good food, activities organised in bar every night, tour agency in hostel, great location...

Disliked: Nothing

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

11 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were friendly and helpful. If you want to party, this is the place for you

Disliked: It would've been nice if there was an area solely for chilling out in, but I guess you don't go to the Wild Rover to relax!

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

hannah linskill

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

30 June 2011 hannah would recommend this property

Liked: booked to stay at wild rover for a few nights, ended up staying there for 2 weeks, loved the central location, really close to the plaza. staff are friendly and knowledgable about the local area, willing to give you lots of advice about things to do, the inca trail etc. The bar is one of the best places in cusco to party and meet other travellers, loads of events organised and cheap drink deals. Bar staff are really fun and make the bar a great place to be. Everynight we stayed it was busy but the music finishes at one pm which means the hostel isnt too noisy late at night so its possibloe to egt a good nights sleep. The bar staff usually head out to the local bars with the people staying there which means you dont have to wander around lookign for places to go. hostel also has amazing food and cheap prices. FInally the hostel also felt very safe as they have 24 hour security and they check wristbands to ensure only people staying at the hostel can come and go.

Disliked: nothing, would reccomend it to everyone.

48.6%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Esteban Gurzov

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

29 June 2011

Liked: it is close to the main square.

Disliked: The stuff does not speack spanish and are not polite, speacially the irish guy at the bar...a real moron.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

18 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good for parties

Disliked: Bar is small and smokey

100.0%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

18 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Wow, what a party place.

Disliked: Wow, what a party place.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

ashley twamley

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

25 May 2011 ashley would recommend this property

Liked: good party hostel - always something goin on

Disliked: nothing

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

25 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great place to meet people and good craic at night. The toilets were always very clean. It was also very close to the centre and it seemed very safe. Dont go here if you want to sleep!

Disliked: Some of the staff were very unfriendly which was a pity because some were fantastic. The Irish and English staff behind the bar were great but the Aussie guy was very rude. Also some of the girls at the front desk were not very helpful. We also heard lots of people lost clothes in the laundry. The food isnt great and my boyfriend got food poisoning from it.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

24 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: its great as a party place but you can also get some sleep too. the bar is great for food and drinks. always cheap deals for drinks. great building. there always seems to be someone cleaning something.

Disliked: as some of the staff are backpackers at least one of them is bound to be a useless twat, so even when its empty in the bar its hard to get served.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Partying / nightlife

10 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: really clean place, nice beds, hot showers, night outs (organized clubbing)

Disliked: I travelled 10000km to stay in Irland in Bolivia? no kitchen for self cooking ;) just very few people/travelers tha actually spoke spanish - cuando hablas espanol solo: no vaya!


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