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Reviews of Wild Rover Backpackers Hostel

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

87.2% Overall Rating

273 out of 293 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (18/09/2014)

"Its in a good location near the main square! The bathroom is provided with hot water as well as clean!"

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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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87.2%

Overall Rating

273 out of 293 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Wild Rover Backpackers Hostel'

Atmosphere
87.2%
Location
87.2%
Facilities
89.6%
Cleanliness
88.8%
Staff
84.0%
Value
86.4%
Safety
87.2%
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Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
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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%
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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!

100.0%
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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

100.0%
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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.

100.0%
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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

100.0%
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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

100.0%
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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%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
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

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

07 March 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Crazy place wich is great if you like to party. Its clean and beds are warm and comfy and the staff helpful. Everyone is friendly and its very easy to meet people if you are travelling alone. Its safe with lockers for rucksack and smaller ones for valuables.

Disliked: Its too easy to get stuck here partying and not actually see any of the city

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

03 March 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Everything. A key thing for me is always a clean bathroom and they are probably the best in South America. Spacious dorm room where you can sleep if you`re not in the mood for partying. Awesome bar area with excellent food and well-priced drinks. Good tours (including the best Death Road service provider on site). Highly recommended for all travellers.

Disliked: Nothing

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

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife
Relaxation/spa
Shopping
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

28 February 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great party hostel. very clean. amazing location. good food.

Disliked: no kitchen.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

25 February 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location, warm and cosy bar.

Disliked: A bit loud at night that I had to change rooms.

100.0%
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Soerish Badal

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

16 February 2011 Soerish would recommend this property

Liked: Bathrooms are very clean. The beds are very good! Toilet paper in the bathrooms and towels to dry your hands. A lot services to offer. The staff of the reception is very friendly and helpfull. They're situated in the centre. It's was quite (i had a dorm tucked away from the bar, dorm A), which's very pleasant.

Disliked: Some staff of the bar isn't friendly and helpfull. They care more about social contacts then serving you. Most of these people are travellers who need money and decided to work for a while there.


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