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Sandoval Lake Lodge

1.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Puerto Maldonado Peru, Puerto Maldonado, Peru
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
MishaWolf86 London, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best part of this hotel was the experience getting there. It was such a fun adventure and experience taking a 45 minute motor boat up the river, a VERY muddy 2 mile hike, and then canoeing across Sandoval Lake. Upon arrival we were greeted by the staff and showed to our "rooms". I use the word room very loosely... More

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InkaNaturaTravelWeb, Enviromental Engineer - Quality Control at Sandoval Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Wolf, You sincere opinions regarding Sandoval are truly welcome by us; currently we are planning on how to improve the Lodge for next season, and most definitely the aspects you mention will be attended. The experience within the Jungle and a Protected Area may sometimes be, as you say, for adventurer spirits, however we always do our best... More

Yreka, California, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

What a wonderful place! If you have not experienced the Amazon then this is the perfect place to do it. The Lake is beautiful and has a family of giant otters there munching away on Piranha fish. There are beautiful birds, black caymen, all kinds of monkeys, trees that walk etc. I enjoyed our stay so much. Be prepared to... More

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InkaNaturaTravelWeb, Senior Travel Advisor at Sandoval Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for sharing your thought about the experience We are glad you enjoyed the trip Best regards More

Los Angeles, California
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117 reviews 117 reviews
58 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This is a detailed review and all you need to know about Sandoval Lake Lodge. We booked directly with Inkanatura, the owner and operator of the lodge. We did the 4 days/3 nights, which was just right as in reality you arrive at the lodge around 3-4pm on day 1 and must depart by 8:30am on day 4. With Inkanatura,... More

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InkaNaturaTravelWeb, Senior Travel Advisor at Sandoval Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for sharing your comments on your experience. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay at Sandoval Lake Lodge and also the food. We will appreciate if you can share with us some more photos on the trip Regards InkaNatura Travel Sales Team More

Manchester
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We really enjoyed this trip. Saw lots of animals and birds, 5 sorts of monkey, sloth, and the giant otters but feel that you need to be aware that after the initial motorised boat trip you then have to walk for 1 and a half hours carrying your own luggage along what in May was a very muddy track (up... More

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InkaNaturaTravelWeb, Sales Manager at Sandoval Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for sharing your comments with us! Also glad that you had the chance to view lots of animals surrounding that area in Tambopata. On the way to our lodge we walk a trail of 3 Km (2 mi), stopping to watch birds and butterflies. The Reserve has planned to improve this trail and the maintenance of it... More

Bracknell
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

This place is amazing...I read a lot of the reviews before going, all with a pinch of salt, and I'm glad I did. Yes you have a bit of a trek to get here...but that's all part of the experience...the boat trip down the main river, the walk..its not taxing and brilliant way to get to the lake...then a canoe... More

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InkaNaturaTravelWeb, Senior Travel Advisor at Sandoval Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments.with us We are pleased you enjoyed the time you spent at our Lodge. Thank you for the photo. More

No. VA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013 via mobile

I cannot say enough wonderful things about our experience at Sandoval Lake Lodge. I heartily agree with all the positive points made by others. Our guide Blinio was awesome - extremely helpful, patient, knowledgeable. On our jungle treks and canoe trips he would point out amazing things that we never would've noticed on our own - and then supply interesting... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

I recently stayed here for three nights with a small group of fellow travellers, and it really felt like an adventure from start to finish. Our tour was organised by Inkanatura and we were well looked after from the moment we landed in Puerto Maldonado. We were driven to their office where we were given duffel bags to put our... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We had an amazing trip to the lake. Our guide Esauu was very knowledgable and took us for jungle walks (day and night) and trips to the lake. The food was really good, there is a nice atmosphere and they are paying attention to conserving the area.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

I am reading some of the negative reviews of this place and all I have to say is that those folks did not read up on this place before they went. That is your own fault! My husband, daughter and I just returned from the Sandoval Lodge. We had a wonderful time! We admired the adventure of the boat ride,... More

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Georgetown, Texas
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66 reviews 66 reviews
16 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Ok, to all those other reviewers complaining of mud and bugs: DO YOU EVER LEAVE YOUR OWN HOUSE??? For everyone else - you must go here! Yes, it's remote, but that's why it's such a cool place. My wife and I did the 3D/2N trip here through InkaNatura. It was the last part of our vacation in Peru, and probably... More

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Address: Puerto Maldonado Peru, Puerto Maldonado, Peru
Location: Peru > Madre de Dios Region > Puerto Maldonado
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:1 star — Sandoval Lake Lodge 1*
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