The Best Hostels in Copacabana, Bolivia, for Budget Travellers
Copacabana on Lake Titicaca, Bolivia
Copacabana is a small, bright and enchanting town located on the Bolivian shore of Lake Titicaca, the world's highest navigable lake. The Aymara word 'cota cawuana', which means 'overlooking the lake', was transformed to Copacabana by the Spaniards. With the splendid views you get over Lake Titicaca, the name of the village could not have been chosen better. Situated relatively close to the capital of La Paz, it is a popular resort mostly destination for foreign travellers, meaning that you may feel like there are more Argentinians and Americans than locals. Copacabana is the perfect jump-off point for visiting Isla del Sol and Isla de la Luna and makes a pleasant stopover between La Paz and Puno or Cusco. Featuring beautiful nature walks, ancient sites, stunning sunsets and quaint little restaurants, Copacabana is a travelers' favorite destination to soak in the panoramic views, savor freshly caught trucha
, and explore what the Incas believed to be the birthplace of their empire. Try to limit your luggage size when you come to the Copacabana, as the way up the Inca stairs with heavy backpacks and suitcases is pretty tiring, especially when you are not acclimated to the altitude!
How much do hostels in Copacabana cost?
|Average Dorm Price
$8 ($8 to $8)
|Average Double Private Room Price (in a hostel)
$36 ($13 to $81)
La Cupula is a beautiful and tastefully decorated hotel in Copacabana with 17 comfortable rooms, a restaurant, a living room and a guest kitchen with an architecture inspired by Arabic Domes with colonial and pre-Columbian elements. The hotel has an authentic design and original style with a variety of artistic details giving it an unforgettable feeling. The restaurant serves a variety of tasty national, international and vegetarian food, and the staff is particularly careful with washing fruits and vegetables and using fresh ingredients. Enjoy a relaxed evening next to the fireplace in the living room where you will find an extensive selection of movies in different languages as well as a cable TV. The hotel has free WiFi, a living room in order to feel at home and meet other travelers, comfortable beds heaters and a desk table in all rooms and a charming fireplace, kitchenette and jacuzzi in the suites. La Cupula is found in the hillside of Lake Titicaca, a location which overlooks both the lake and the Village of Copacabana in Bolivia. La Cupula stands proudly at 3,899 meters (about 12,792 feet) above sea-level. In Copacabana, International and Bolivian tourists come to spend days in the town in order to enjoy the highest navigable lake of the world and its colorful village festivities. The Aymara word 'cota cawuana', which means 'overlooking the lake', was transformed to Copacabana by the Spaniards. With the splendid views you get over Lake Titicaca, the name of the village could not have been chosen better. Breakfast is served for an extra-cost of USD$3.90 per person per day.
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Hotel Utama aims to provide all guests a pleasant and enjoyable stay in Copacabana with comfortable rooms, simples, doubles and triples, with a private bathroom, a TV, telephone, a free daily breakfast and the best attention from the friendly staff. The hostel also has free WiFi, a book exchange, a laundry service, a postal service, a tours and travel desk, a safe deposit box, parking and 24 hours security. Only cash is accepted as payment upon arrival so make sure you bring enough money as there are no banking facilities on the island. Utama feels like a hotel at a hostel's price. It even has a restaurant serving delicious food.
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Dorm Bed: $8.40
Out on the holy Isla del Sol, Island of the Sun, in the Titicaca Lake, enjoy the mind-blowing view and the delicious food at Hi-Inka Pacha. The hostel offers a number of different rooms, including dormitories, matrimonial, double and family rooms, with and without private bathroom, most of which have a stunning panorama view over the Titicaca Lake and the Cordillera Real. The owner and his family serve breakfast, lunch and dinner and are happy to give you interesting tips about your visit or trip to the nearby Inca temple of the sun and the Island of the Moon amongst other sights. You can also buy ferry tickets through the hostel.
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While most of the town's hostels gather in and around the downtown center of Copacabana, Ecolodge Copacabana is located in a quiet and peaceful location just 1.5 kilometer outside the town on the shore of lake Titicaca. With large well-maintained gardens and environmentally-friendly and attractive cabins, this is a comfortable and relaxing alternative for those who want to appreciate the natural beauty of the lake. All cottages are in pleasing and well-designed adobe cabins finished to a high standard. Local materials and methods are used throughout to maintain harmony with the Ecolodge's surroundings. The 8 cabins give a total capacity of 30 people and includes a nice continental breakfast coming with eggs, fresh bread, butter, jam, juice and coffee, tea or herbal tea. Rooms range from singles, twins, matrimonial, doubles, triples and family cabins for 4 and five persons with kitchen. Hot showers 24 hour a day, provided either by electricity or solar panels are available and towels, soap and shampoo sachets are supplied. All cabins are heated by solar energy systems and distributed to all rooms and shared areas as well. Another great feature of the property are the large gardens with typical plants, trees and vegetation of the area. During Spring and Summer the garden blooms with flowers of many colors and green grass, where you will also find some sheeps. A large on-site restaurant serves breakfast each morning, with the possibility of eating lunch or dinner as well for an extra fee. Bottled water, soft drinks, wine, beer, pizzas, national and Mexican food can be purchased from here as well. At Ecolodge you can rent a bike or a boat and luggage can be stored at the reception while you spend your day visiting the local attractions in the area such as the famous 'La Isla del Sol'.
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