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Jodanga Backpackers Hostel

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Cusco Region, Peru
Reviewed 8 May 2016

I can´t say enough about this place. Clean, friendly, well organised in great location! A place I would recomend to anyone who is looking for a place to relax, watch movies, cook and still be very close to everything. No parking for cars but was allowed to park my motorcycle inside the hostal since it was the only one there.

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La Paz Department, Bolivia
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Been back twice. Staff and owners could not be friendlier and a great vibe to the place made for a chilled and enjoyable stay. Rooms are basic, but you get what you pay for. The pool is great and you are made to feel welcome by accommodating and flexible staff. Stayed here with y 2 kids and we enjoyed it....

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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 April 2016

PROS: The rooms were very clean. The bedding was clean. Pretty comfortable beds. There were oscillating fans in every room. We stayed in two different rooms during our stay because of our plans. One room had a bureau and two twin beds. The other room had bunk beds and a side table for the bed. All in all, rooms were...

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Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

We booked a private container room for 3 nights - super clean and comfortable with AC. Daytime staff at the front desk are very knowledgable and helpful, and booked all our tours and taxis. Good breakfast and decent pool area. We felt very safe in this area and would highly recommend this hostel for a trip to Santa Cruz.

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Pocos de Caldas, MG
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

I got there late in the afternoon and was just staying for the night, so that I felt like I payed for features I did not need. It is a cute hostel, very very clean and with a nice pool and recreational area. Even though it is very clean, I thought that there could be more than one shared bathroom...

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Madrid
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Close to the bus station and to El Parque Urbano this hostel is a nice option to rest a few days in Santa Cruz. The bar and the swimming pool are good places for a nice rest. The place is clean and I did not find it noisy.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Jodanga for four nights. Great little hostel walking distance from the main square. I had a single room which was nice but only had a fan not air con. The hostel has bbqs a couple of times a week. Decent price for all you can eat and drink. Food was excellent. Drinks can be a bit expensive in...

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London
Reviewed 24 February 2016

This is a really well-designed, well-located, modern backpacker hostel. A lot of thought has clearly been put into what travellers like and value: there's a big, well-equipped kitchen, lots of useful information about things to do in the city, a number of social areas, multiple wi-fi points (with great internet by Bolivian standards) and excellent English spoken by the staff....

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Clean rooms, bathrooms and professional management. Good book exchange and decent pool. Good value overall. The bar closed at midnight though which was dissappointingly early. It looks like they also offer spanish courses.

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Reviewed 3 February 2016

We had a double private en-suite room that was across the road from the main hostel - so it was very quiet and the 'shipping container' room was very comfortable. AC and a fan and great shower pressure/hot water. Great atmosphere in the hostel and friendly staff - we enjoyed the BBQ supplied by the hostel and we were taught...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you want a couple of days chilling in the sun by the pool this is the perfect hostel for you! Come visit our backpacker luxury.The hostel started in 2006 and has established a well-balanced between fun and relaxation. We go according to the guests staying, if you want to have fun and party, we organized BBQ's by the pool “all you can drink and eat” for everyone to meet and have a good time. If you want to rest and relax just watching movies or having a drink at the poolside bar you can also do so. We have years of experience running a confortable, secure and spotlessly clean place with lots of tourist information for your travel. We are not the cheapest place in Santa Cruz, but definitely the best one! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jodanga Backpackers Hostel

Address: El Fuerte N0 1380 | Barrio Los Choferes, Santa Cruz 1380, Bolivia
Region: Bolivia > Santa Cruz Department > Santa Cruz
Price Range: €12 - €32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Jodanga Backpackers Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Go to weekly backpacker parties organised by Jodanga, aka grab a gringo evening.”
 of 5 bubbles N1641LDkeithh, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you want rooms with better wifi and that are quieter, ask for the any of the rooms across the street from the lobby.”
 of 5 bubbles EileenB3, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We had a private double room that was great for privacy”
 of 5 bubbles Andyandsash, 3 Feb 2016 | Read review
“I think all of the private rooms are across the road from the main areas of the hostel (kitchen, bar, pool)”
 of 5 bubbles Welcomelily, 6 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Go for the shipping containers!”
 of 5 bubbles DevonEcologist, 6 Oct 2015 | Read review
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