Piedra Blanca Backpackers Hostel

Address: Av. Arce No 27, Uyuni, Bolivia | Hostel
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This hostel, located on Av. Arce No 27, Uyuni, is near Sajama National Park, Archaeological Museum, and Jhaneth Tours.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPiedra Blanca Backpackers Hostel Uyuni

Reviewed by tanyaconnor

Warm beds in old colonial building

Reviewed Jun 1, 2014
by (9 reviews) Dunfermline , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

On first impressions this place looks tired. It is old though & I think this adds to its charms. The beds were really warm & they provided oil heaters to take the chill out of the overnight air. There is a large communal lounge/dning room & a kitchen for you to be able to cook your own meals if you want. As Uyuni is all overpriced pizza/pasta places I would recommend the cooking option! A basic breakfast is also provided. The hostel is located right on the square so really central.

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Reviewed by the5wynns

I think the best place for budget travellers in Uyuni

Reviewed Feb 19, 2014
by (33 reviews) Pittsburgh , United States Flag of United States

Great hostal....very organized hostel. It is clean. The wifi is strong. There are communal areas outside and in, with a TV and DVD player. There is a communal kitchen. The beds were extremely comfortable and warm with fleece blankets. This hostal is right on the plaza close to everything you need, including restaurants, tour offices and the central mercado.

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Reviewed by alexennis269

Probably the best hostel in Uyuni

Reviewed Jul 3, 2013
by (7 reviews) London , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

Beds are large and comfortable. Hostel is warm. Showers are hot. This may not seem like much but for Uyuni this is actually a miracle! Other than that there's no wifi but thats pretty much the case in the entire town. even the internet cafe's have dodgy connection. WOuld recommend.

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Reviewed by laurams

Location perfect

Reviewed Dec 17, 2012
by (9 reviews) Tenerife , Spain and Canary Islands Flag of Spain and Canary Islands

Very good located on the center and very close to the train station. 7 mins walk from the buses. Beds a bit old but with good linen, breakfast ok, but not very kind served, when it rains, it rains also in the rooms.

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TripAdvisor Reviews Piedra Blanca Backpackers Hostel Uyuni

3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

Travel Blogs from Uyuni

Tour to the amazing Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by davidschntorbs on Aug 11, 2015

40 photos

Hey folks,

here we are back from our 3-day trip to the Salar de Uyuni. But lets start from where we have left you.

The trip from La Paz to Uyuni was a 12 hour night bus ride and the first longer one in Bolivia. The buses in Bolivia don't have quite the same standard as in Peru, so we came prepared by wearing warm clothes as we …

The Magical Bolivian Desert

A travel blog entry by the5wynns on Feb 19, 2014

2 comments, 34 photos


We arrived in Uyuni on Saturday by way of a newly paved road from Potosí. This ride, three years so would have taken six hours, but we made it in a hair raising three, with this Bolivian driver taking every mountain switchback at consistent speeds, namely fast, and we were thankful for the guide rails, even as bags from the overhead …

Adventure into nowhere

A travel blog entry by danarol


... the Salar de Uyuni is on so many people's bucket lists, it's a truly breathtaking place, ever so simple but stunningly beautiful at the same time. It feels like your in a dream, where you find your inner self wandering into the clear landscape that envelopes everything around it. Until you see it for real, it's a place that you think wouldn't exist on this planet. But it does, its out there right now looking even more beautiful than it does on our photos. It makes you wonder what else is out ...