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El Albergue Ollantaytambo

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ollantaytambo Train Station, Ollantaytambo, Peru
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Lubbock, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location for this hotel is great and the room is very nice (aside from the lack of hot water in the solar heated rooms), but what bugs me were the fees. There is a 10% service fee which isn't fully disclosed when booking the room, which is the first thing. Then, when checking out, I was informed that they... More

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Michigan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I could have spit on top of the train out the window of my room. This is actually a GOOD thing! El Albergue had all the atmosphere and was exactly what I was hoping for! I had a wonderful view of the train station activity as the trains passed right below my room. The room was large and very clean... More

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Horseheads, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My fiance and I had the pleasure of staying with the El Albergue on our honeymoon to Peru. The staff was friendly, helpful and seemed to anticipate our every need. We were lucky enough to meet the owner's son Joakim, who gave us day-hike suggestions and also a wonderful glass of pomegranate infused champagne on the house. As for the... More

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Linden
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just spent the night at El Albergue on the way to Machu Pichu. Rooms are very nice and the food is excellent. We were fortunate enough to be there when the owner was there and as a result managed to tour the garden where the hotel raises much of its food. A really enjoyable stay!

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New York City, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at El Allbergue in Ollantaybambo Peru. In our way to Macchu Pichu the hotel is conveniently located at the train station. Either you go for the inka trail hikes or direct to Macchu Pichu the trains will take you there. The hotel offers the most amazing views so when you wake up n the morning step out of... More

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San Diego, CA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Family get away--5 adults and 2 rooms. The entire space was wonderful, which included a very nice restaurant and garden. Being the old train station not only added a ton of character, it also makes train travel super easy, especially when making the 5:07am train to Aqua Caliente for the Machu Picchu excursion. Most staff spoke English which was a... More

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margaret river, western australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 2 nights here and it was absolutely wonderful. The hotel IS situated right on the train line to Machu Picchu but that is the fun of it. We spent hours watching the trains come and go ( as we acclimatised to the altitude). The restaurant is quaint and the food is ten out of ten. The staff were... More

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Ottawa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one (sleepless) night at El Albergue before a 4 day trek to the Machu Picchu. Our room (number 3) had view on the train track. It was very confortable, but so noisy! The restaurant offers awesome food, and the staff was pretty welcoming.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you stay in the Albergue hotel, you first imagine that you are in a small European town. The steam engines roll past the Cafe Mayu, right next to the lobby, as you sip your extremely well-made coffee. In the chilly winter mornings of Ollantaytambo, Peru, this tiny moment carries more weight than gold. The rooms are worth the price.... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked here on the strength of the many positive reviews and feel a bit let down overall. There are some good points, beautiful gardens, rooms airy and well serviced, but I have to be balanced. The staff in the restaurant are surly and the food most definitely is not as good as some of the other reviews state, of... More

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Address: Ollantaytambo Train Station, Ollantaytambo, Peru
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Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Sacred Valley > Ollantaytambo
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Hotel Class:3 star — El Albergue Ollantaytambo 3*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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Located on the Ollantaytambo train station, El Albergue is only one train stop away from Machu Picchu and not far from many interesting attractions. El Albergue dates back to 1925 and maintains the charm and elegance of the early 20th century while offering modern day requirements such as free high speed internet and in-room telephones. Owned by artist Wendy Weeks, this hotel has beautiful gardens, delicious food and special attention to decor. ... more   less 
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