Hostal Las Tres Portadas

Address: Calle Bolivar n 1092, Potosi, Bolivia | Hostel
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This hostel, located on Calle Bolivar n 1092, Potosi, is near Potosi Mine and San Francisco of Potosi Convent and Temple - Convento y Templo "San Francisco" de Potosí.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHostal Las Tres Portadas Potosi

    Reviewed by wildkriv

    A shadow of the silver boom...

    Reviewed Dec 12, 2013
    by (54 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Think we were the only ones staying in this huge colonial hotel. The building has character and is based around 2 colourful patios. Comfortable en suite room + good TV with standard Bolivian breakfast included. Wifi down during stay unfortunately. Very helpful staff who arranged our mine tour through American Tours.
    B$150 per room.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hostal Las Tres Portadas Potosi

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    Travel Blogs from Potosi

    A mining adventure

    A travel blog entry by ciaralang on Apr 24, 2015

    5 photos

    Heading to Potosi Bolivia was our first stop after the Salar de Uyuni tour. We arrived in Uyuni which isnt mush of a town so headed straight to Potosi on the bus. The bus itself was a new experience, no longer the comforts of the buses around Argentina and Chile!! Poor local children were standing for the 4hour journey and falling asleep. So Jimmy had one little boy on his lap fast asleep and Bronagh and I shared a seat and let a little girl sit down. She slept with her head rested ...

    Potosi and the silver mines

    A travel blog entry by birck82 on Apr 06, 2015

    25 photos

    ... full of dust, very little oxygen, could make everybody claustrophobic. In front of me was the guide followed by Marc. The rest was behind me. When the tunnel narrow in, Celine called down, that they did not want to continue... I called back I would move forward to let the guide know, but suggested they kept moving though. After 1 minute I couldn't hear them any more, and I realised, in front I lost sight of the guide and Marc. Tried not to panic when I ...

    26th March to April 3rd Uyuni to Potosi, Bolivia

    A travel blog entry by mcgrtwtrip on Apr 03, 2015

    2 comments, 49 photos

    ... was nearly as pink as the flamingos for a while. What a nobbin.

    By the end of the day we were all tired and dusty from bumping around but thrilled with the day. We arrived at our first night stop - no one was there initially (we were informed it was election day in Bolivia and people were fined if they didn’t vote so no food/rest for us until they returned). The accommodation was basic in the extreme. We had been warned to expect it and made the best of it but oh boy ...

    Attempt Tomane it to Potosi

    A travel blog entry by craigandbrenda on Apr 02, 2015

    1 photo

    We left the Salar in hopes of making it to the outskirts of Potosi. Didn't happen ;0). A huge weather system was moving in so we turned off the road and found a camp spot. We set up quickly and Craig was able to get some great pics of the system moving in, and luckily in never hit us. Woo ...

    Potosi, the highest city in the world

    A travel blog entry by kayna on Mar 21, 2015

    19 photos

    ... place to work. Four miners died last year from accidents in the mine, and 10,000 men still work in the mine. The mine itself sits at a further 800 metres above sea level to the rest of the city.

    The tour started with a trip to a miners market, where we purchased some gifts for the miners (juice, coca leaves, quinoa burnt root activator for the coca leaves, writing paper for the children). Then we went to get our ...