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Calle del Horno | s/n, Ollantaytambo 34121, Peru
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Hostal El Tambo
Ranked #5 of 16 Ollantaytambo B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cleveland, Ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We stayed here for 5 nights October 2014. This is the perfect place to have your own little Peru Home Stay! The home has been in the family for at least 100 years and is located down an Inca lane close to the main square. Quiet and convenient. It is a traditional adobe-covered U-shaped 2 storied, balconied home surrounding a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Located near the main plaza, this family run hostal was one of the lovliest places we stayed at in Peru. Rooms are basic, breakfast too, but you go there for the welcoming hosts. A few words of spanish will help to communicate. Improvement: No light in the toilets upstairs, seems unfinished. Our best wishes to Paula, Beto and son.

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37 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay here. We felt the rooms were a good value. Great location right off the main square on the road to the ruins. Walk across the street for great restaurants. Friendly, helpful staff. Wifi a bit slow, but worked in the room. Nice hot water showers. Would stay here again.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

My experience here was incredible. When Paola and Beto, the owners, saw that I had injured my foot they took care of me as if I were a member of their own family. Their kindness and efficiency helped me through a difficult time and I will always hold them in a special place in my heart. They create a wonderful... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We stayed at El Tambo for a month and fell in love with the accomodation, the family that runs it, and the town. El Tambo is run by Paula, Beto and with the help of there son Luis. It's an incredibly comfortable stay and extremely recommended for travelers that want to get to know the culture in Ollantaytambo. It is... More 

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Cordoba, Argentina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

We loved this place! Stayed 3 nights on our way to and from Aguas Calientes at this scenic and rustic family owned hostel. Beto and the señora (didn't catch her name) are eager to help and welcome. They cut us a deal for multi-night booking. Breakfast is offered when you stay two nights for one of the mornings. Courtyard and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

basic indeed, but the rooms are clean, there is hot water and the hosts are very nice. In the evening you can just sit on the balcony in front of the rooms and enjoy the calm of this cute village, facing the mountains. We just stayed for 2 days a few days ago but I would definitely recommend it!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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14 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

I love this place! It is very basic, like many of the places in Ollanta, but this one is by far my favorite! The courtyard is super nice and a great place to hang out and unwind. The location is right near the center of town; the rooms are great, the shared bathrooms are nice and there is hot water.... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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281 helpful votes 281 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Stayed for 2 nights in early June and despite the accomodations being basic and probably not great value for money relative to other places we stayed in Peru we just loved the vibe of the place. Ollantaytambo is a great small town with original Inca streets and surrounded by ruins on the mountainsides and is a great stop on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012 via mobile

I stay here every time I come to ollanta. The price is great (15sol), and it's shared rooms, but I often have it to myself. The bathrooms are clean and there is hot water! There is a lovely garden to sit and relax. The only downfall is that the hosts are often not around, and the key is to be... More 

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Address: Calle del Horno | s/n, Ollantaytambo 34121, Peru
Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Sacred Valley > Ollantaytambo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Hostal El Tambo Ollantaytambo, Peru - Sacred Valley

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