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Reviews of Wild Rover Backpackers Hostel

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

86.7% Overall Rating

279 out of 299 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (21/08/2015)

"Loved the bar ambiance, the ability to get food and drink placed on a tab to be paid at check-out (very convenient) and the shower facilities (with a separate part to keep clothes and towels hooked up)."

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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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86.7%

Overall Rating

279 out of 299 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Wild Rover Backpackers Hostel'

Atmosphere
84.8%
Location
87.2%
Facilities
88.8%
Cleanliness
90.4%
Staff
80.8%
Value
86.4%
Safety
88.8%
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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%
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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%
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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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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%
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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%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

18 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good for parties

Disliked: Bar is small and smokey

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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%
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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%
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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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Paul Davies

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

10 May 2011 Paul would recommend this property

Liked: Good fun, especially if on own. It´s a lively party hostel ,so don´t expect anything else, but facilities are great

Disliked: NEeds more computers for internet use if I´m being picky

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

30 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great place to party, food is great, staff are great, the whole place is spotlessly clean.

Disliked: The wifi is probably the worst I have used in SA.

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PERDITA SEAMARKS

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

25 April 2011 PERDITA would recommend this property

Liked: Everything is very clean. The showers are brilliant and the beds so comfy. They have thought of everything that a hostel should have. Plug points, lockers, atmosphere,common areas, plenty of showers, hot water, party nights, good food etc. you name it they have it. Just don't be one of these people to give it a bad rating for being noisy. It states that its a party hostel and it is. Be prepared!!

Disliked: Nothing!

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

24 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good beds, cleam bathrooms

Disliked: big!

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

17 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Super clean, great atmosphere

Disliked: Spot on! The only thing I could complain about is the noise, otherwise everything is great, especially cleanliness!

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

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

16 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: hot showers, comfy beds

Disliked: does not appear like a safe place to walk at night, esp as a single female traveler.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

13 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the bar

Disliked: the location

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Jemma Findlay

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

02 April 2011 Jemma would recommend this property

Liked: The best beds in sth America for sure. The bar staff are awesome, the food is awesome and large and the place has cleaners who clean around the clock, it's by far the cleanest place we have stayed at.

Disliked: Nothing

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife

01 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Awesome party hostel. Very clean. Great food and helpful staff

Disliked: -

97.1%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Petr Kindler

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

30 March 2011 Petr would recommend this property

Liked: Great atmosfere, clean rooms, comfortable dorms, 24-hours hot shower and friendly and helpful staff what you can wish more from the hostel.

Disliked: nothing

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

17 March 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very clean, great showers, cool bar, good food, helpful staff. it's a party hostel, but if your room is not right next to the bar, it's easy to avoid the party.

Disliked: dorms a bit crowded, but depends on your roommates, if you like it there or not.

100.0%
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khalid Mahmoud

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

12 March 2011 khalid would recommend this property

Liked: Brillaint party hostel!!!!!

Disliked: nothing.....crazy times

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

10 March 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: hairdryers available, very clean bathrooms

Disliked: too smoky in the bar area


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