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La Paz - HI Onkel Inn 1886

Calle Colombia #257, Galeria Colonial, La Paz, Bolivia, Plurinational State of

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Overall Rating 86%

From 11 Reviews

Hostel rating (11)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 89%
Cleanliness 84%
Location 87%
Security 89%
Service 86%
Comfort 81%
Green rating 80%

Well in the centre - a quiet, safe place - newly built and excellent beds - HI-Tour and travel office for all your trips and adventure

  • Dorm
    From €10.15
  • Private
    From €30.53
10 or more people?

La Paz Hostel

Hostel La Paz

Welcome to our hostel

HI – Onkel Inn 1886 is a place for young people run by young people. Set in a refurbished house dating back to 1886 and located in the heart of the town, this is the perfect base to explore La Paz. Some of the places within easy reach include, the Colonial Town and Indian neighbourhoods, Witches Market and the Church of San Francisco. Also close to Plaza Murillo, museums and the mystic Jaén Street.

Staying in HI – Onkel Inn guests can enjoy the open air Jacuzzi on the terrace, a staircase called ‘U Boot’ with an exit to a footbridge over the roof, with unique views of the city and surrounding landscapes. Guests will also be able to enjoy lively evenings at the Onkel´s Pub especially during Happy Hour.

La Paz has a fantastic nightlife for all tastes and expectations as well as, pubs, cafés, clubs and the new Bolivian cinema.


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
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Games room
  • Hot tub
  • TV room
  • Terrace / patio


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Restaurant onsite
  • Café/Bistro

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Currency Exchange
  • Cycle Rental
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - In Room
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Open 24 hours

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. 591 -2-2492043

Fax. 591 -2-2492043

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • City-Tour - just incredible at 4000m (At or next to the hostel)
  • Mountain Bike down the Yungas (More than 10km)
  • Tour up to the Chacaltaya or Huayna Potosi 6088m (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions



Olvidé un reloj en el lobby y el personal del Hostel lo buscó, lo encontró, lo guardó y coordinó el envío a mi domicilio!. Lo màximo!! Gracias Paulette! 👍🏻😃


Avatar for Claudio


Mon 09 May 2016

El cuarto nuestro estaba párte abierto por la pared de vidrio estando al lado del pilar y dejaba entrar un poco el aire frio, de todos modos, todo muy lindo.


Avatar for Charles


Mon 28 Dec 2015

This place is beautiful & the staff were really nice however it is just too quiet and there were so few other guests and it was too rules based - they need to relax


Avatar for Elaine


Sat 28 Nov 2015

nice place - everything you need in a colonial setting - good WIFI


Avatar for Suzanna  -  Adrian - Red Cross

Suzanna - Adrian - Red Cross,

Sat 10 Oct 2015

just what you need in the center of La Paz - a nice, historic place and with good WiFi.


Avatar for Valentin - Miriam - Student U Erlangen

Valentin - Miriam - Student U Erlangen,

Sun 27 Sep 2015


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cinema (Less than 500m)
  • City Centre (At or next to the hostel)
  • Cycle trails (5 to 10km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (More than 10km)
  • Local market (Less than 500m)
  • Mountainous Area (5 to 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (Less than 500m)
  • Nightlife (Less than 500m)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • Shopping area / Mall (Less than 500m)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500m)
  • Theatre (500m - 1km)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (More than 10km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

18km from LPB - El Alto - La Paz.
3km from the taxis in the bus terminal.
Alternate Transport
in the centre, near Prado,

Sustainability initiatives


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


  • Energy saving lights
  • Insulation and ventilation systems
  • Energy efficiency appliances


  • Working with local community
  • Mission-based activities


  • Recycling areas

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