Estrella Andina

Illampu #716, La Paz, Bolivia, 4321

Overall Rating: 88

Established in 2000, Estrella Andina is a family owned hostal. The owner and operator, Beatriz Medina, a member of the Bolivian Touristic Group, is an excellent hostess. Her mission is to make your stay in La Paz something you will never forget and will want to return to again and again. Make sure you meet her for the ultimate touristic experience.

Unique, hand-painted murals of the Bolivian countryside adorn the walls of each room, which also include a private bathroom and hot showers. Clean, crisp linens and towels are waiting for you after a day of sightseeing and traveling. A buffet breakfast, offering a selection of local fruits, breads, yogurt, fresh squeezed juices, hot teas and coffee, is also available each morning and included in the price of the room.


Facilities at this hostel include:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Wake-up calls
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area


Rating Type
88 Overall
84 Atmosphere
90 Staff
96 Location
92 Cleanliness
84 Facilities
89 Safety
0 Fun
85 Value

Important Information

The receptionists are also eager to accommodate all your needs and answer any questions. To get a taste of local nightlife, ask them to point you in the direction of the best peña bars or dance clubs. Private transportation from the bus terminal or airport is available at anytime of day, with advanced notice and a nominal fee. English and French translation can also be arranged. Picturesque views. Surrounded by the snow-tipped Andes Mountains, Hostal Estrella Andina is located in the heart of downtown La Paz. This is a six floor building with an open air terrace on top that offers wonderful views of the city.