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 (58 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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