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Tarantula Eco Hostel

2.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Av. Aeropuerto Km. 1 S/N | Av. Faucett, Puerto Maldonado 51, Peru
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Orange Park, Florida
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

The bed was fine. The shower was hot. Breakfast was good. The Wifi worked. Abdel was nice enough to pack the bow and arrow set that I'd purchased from the Matsiguenka Tribe inside a pvc pipe so I could bring it home on the airplane as packed luggage. Playing with the neighbor's monkey, Lula (and several of her chums) was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We had a great time at Tarantula Hostel. The room was clean, the bathroom ok. The pool was really nice and the owner, Abdel really nice with us! The breakfast was actually really nice, compared to some more fancy hostel in bigger city, We took a tour with the hostel, 2d/1n in the jungle, it was awesome! We had great... More

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newcastle upon tyne
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We stayed here for one night and it wasn't enjoyable. The rooms weren't great and there were loads of bugs coming in from somewhere. At one point a tarantula was actually in the room - we had to get the owner to come and deal with it. When my husband went to the bathroom in the night he found three... More

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Toronto, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

My friend Sarah and I wanted a true adventure in the jungle, and were wary of so many online or even in travel guides that seemed lame. Well, we had a great adventure at the tarantula lodge. The hostel was totally fine. It was clean, the food was great, there is wifi. But we were able to book a tour... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

Tarantula hostel is a friendly and nice place. Not the cheapest in town, but the prices are agreeable. The location is very good for travelers. Five minutes by taxi from the busstation and ten from the centre of Puerto Maldonado. Far enough to be away from the honking cars and close enough to grab a bite in town. It is... More

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Cusco, Peru
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

It's wonderful place with the nature, and the animals; parrot, tarantula, monkeys, dogs, butterflies... we have spent there 5 amazing days. the hostel stuff are so pretty we spend too many times with these nice people. I can recommend everybody for this place. by the way it is so cheap for Maldonado..

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

There aren't many options for cheap lodging in Puerto Maldonado, but this is definitely one of the best. I switched to the Tarantula Hostel after experiencing a night in the Tambopata Hostel and was so happy I made the change - the Tarantula Hostel has beautiful surroundings and is located outside the city center, so you don't have to worry... More

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The Road of Life
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

We booked our reservation for 7 days, and my son and I were hoping for a wonderful relaxing week in the jungle. However, it didn't turn out that way. We weren't met at the airport as promised, so we took a moto-taxi there. We arrived and the worker was friendly enough. We were the only ones at the hostel that... More

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Abed M, Gerente at Tarantula Eco Hostel, responded to this review

Hello: Receive a greeting tarantula manager eco-hostel. Persent give my version of what happened as there are many things you say and they are almost certainly correct or maybe when you wrote this review you was in a very bad mood, well the first thing about that if it went to pick them up at the airport that it which... More

Winterthur, Switzerland
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

I was five nights in the hostel. The place and also the garden is nice. And it has two parrats. Very cool! :-) I slept in a tent in the garden. This was okay for me, because it was cheap. Only the bathroom and the kitchen was not very clean. The trash can in the bathroom was not emptied, but... More

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Cepie, Francia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

Well, as students we were looking for something cheap in order to spend one week in Puerto Maldonado. But all I found was kind of expensive comparing to the rest of Peru. Fortunately I found this Tarentula's Hostal, which was the only one to suggest nights in tents, at a good price. The place is really well located, because it... More

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Additional Information about Tarantula Eco Hostel

Address: Av. Aeropuerto Km. 1 S/N | Av. Faucett, Puerto Maldonado 51, Peru
Location: Peru > Madre de Dios Region > Puerto Maldonado
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Puerto Maldonado
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Tarantula Eco Hostel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The house made entirely of concrete. and large green areas with swimming pool and hammocks, who make this place the best of Puerto Maldonado, where to find the Tranquil you are looking for your vacation and is ideal for meeting other travelers. As our guest you have access to all areas of the hostel as our pool, hammocks, TV Room., Dining room, Bar and all our green area of ​​2 hectares for a walk around, and observe different species of monkeys, insects, birds, among others, that we have in our area of ​​conservation of flora and fauna. ... more   less 
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