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El Villar - HI Hostel El Villar

Calle Junin, El Villar, Bolivia

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HI-Hostel-El Villar-The foundation Hostelling International Bolivia stands for intercultural exchange, spanish courses and social engagement

  • Dorm
    From €3.28
  • Private
    From €6.38
10 or more people?

El Villar Hostel

Hostel El Villar

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Hostel El Villar is a newly renovated rural hostel for social volunteering, work experience in school, health assistance, environment awareness and the incredible Inca-Trekking up to the Manchachi ruins or horse riding out in the Andean Valleys, 210km south-east of the Colonial Capital Sucre.

A great base for your trekking and volunteering endeavours through Bolivia. Only 0.1km from the city centre too! Hostel El Villar is exclusive to

In the seemingly inaccessible areas of the Andes there are villages of communities all connected by pre-Inca and Inca trails throughout the many valleys, ranging from subtropical like treks through the Yungas to breath-taking glacial landscapes on the high plateau areas.


Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of are unable to be accommodated under all circumstances.
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Unaccompanied children under the age of 18 can be accommodated only with a letter from a parent or legal guardian providing permission for the child's unsupervised stay.
  • Children under the age of 16 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 5 stay free.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • Limited payment options apply at hostel check-in
  • Payment methods accepted at hostel are cash only.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • TV room
  • Terrace / patio


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • BBQ
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Free
  • Internet Cafe Distance - Less than 500 m

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Cycle Rental
  • Cycle Storage
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Open 24 hours

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. 591 46440471

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • INCA-Manchachi - historic defense wall and ruins (More than 10km)
  • Juan Azurduy - battle field - colonial revolution (2 to 3km)
  • Colonial remote village El Villar (At or next to the hostel)

See the full list of attractions



a very nice hostel in a lovely rural village - has all you need


Avatar for Theo  -  Marie  DRK-Freiwilligeth

Theo - Marie DRK-Freiwilligeth,

Sun 11 Jan 2015

schoenes und gut eingerichte Jugendherberge - draussen auf dem Land - im diesem Bergdorf El Villar - ganz ausgerichtet fuer die dortigen Freiwilligen oder Studenteneinsaetze in Geographie - Voelkerkunde


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Hans - Stefanie - UNI Erlangen,

Sat 06 Sep 2014

das koennte meine Lieblingsunterkunft werden - so schoen auf dem Land, alter Haciendastil mit Garten .... und was fuer eine Kueche !!


Avatar for Philipp - Katharina DRK-Volunta

Philipp - Katharina DRK-Volunta,

Wed 06 Aug 2014

Schoenes Hostel draussen in einem abgelegenen Bergdorf interessanter Freiwilligeneinsatz und viel Wandern !


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Mauritius - Barbara,

Tue 29 Jul 2014

... wirklich huebsches Hostel - im kolonialem Stil, da draussen im abgelegen Bergdorf El Villar


Avatar for Alex  - Kristin - OneDollarGlasses

Alex - Kristin - OneDollarGlasses,

Mon 16 Jun 2014


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • City Centre (500m - 1km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (Less than 500m)
Getting to us

Getting to us

210km Sucre
2 bus lines every day to and from Sucre
Alternate Transport
in the core village of El Villar Yes

Sustainability initiatives


  • Low carbon activities
  • Public transportation is promoted
  • Environmental cleaning


  • Energy saving lights
  • Energy efficiency appliances


  • Working with local community
  • Mission-based activities
  • Educational programs


  • Composting
  • Growing own vegetables
  • Fairtrade food served
  • Organic food served
  • Local and seasonal food

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