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Refugio Amazonas

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3 hours by boat from the nearest town, Puerto Maldonado, Puerto Maldonado 084, Peru
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was down in South America last fall and stayed a few days in the Amazon and thought this lodge was amazing!! The staff was so friendly, our guide was very knowledgable and always willing to help and the overall experience was amazing. The day tours were great and the food the lodge was delicious. Not one complaint! I loved... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at the beginning of the season, so there were not many people there. That was probably a good thing: We got conducted walks around the forest in a small group of just 4 people. The accommodation is like a 4 star hotel in the middle of the forest. Great staff. Bedrooms openplan to the forest, so you... More 

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic experience staying at Refugio Amazonas. Our guide "Eddie" (Jair) was so well-informed and an excellent guide in every respect and we seemed to have so much luck seeing wildlife with him--everything from a swimming sloth to river otters and a large herd of wild pigs. The accommodations at Refugio Amazonas are beautiful and comfortable while also... More 

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great lodge, the hotel style was perfect for me and my family. We had a great time walking the trails and doing the outings our guide recommended. Our guide was excellent! Going out of the way to answer my kid's questions and making sure that she had a great experience all along. My wife and I had a great... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great style of accommodation. Very relaxing and perfect for the hot and humid days. Tours to the jungle required a lot of walking for little reward. Animals very hard to spot. Night session was too short (1hr). However, given the short time we had, it was a good intro to Amazon jungle. Next time will try going to lodges deeper... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved our stay! The lodge is beautiful. Our guide, Listen, was a perfect match for our family. The staff was friendly and useful. This lodge offered the most organised experience I have had living in Peru 5 years. Now what you should know: -Rooms are open to the jungle and the roof is open to the next rooms so... More 

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Rainforest E, Public Relations Manager at Refugio Amazonas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all we are glad that you enjoyed your trip to Tambopata with your family. Thanks for sharing your pictures with the TripAdvisor community. And most importantly, thank you for your very valuable comment and recommendations for the people reading these lines and planning their own trips to Refugio Amazonas. We hope that you will visit us... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is an amazing place, but if your looking for luxury this is not your place. The rooms are clean and the lodge is just beautiful. The food was the best. Our guide Frank was kind and had a vast knowledge of plants and animals. Internet was sporadic but you didn't come here for that. The peace and quiet was... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I LOVED my stay at the Refugio Amazonas. I visited South America with my mum, and we had a twin bedroom to stay in. I thought the experience of having a totally open bedroom made you feel at one with the surroundings and it definitely added to the experience. People who have complained about insects really shouldn't have visited the... More 

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9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We spent our last 4 days in Perù staying at Refugio Amazonas. We studied a lot before booking this lodge, so we thought to know almost everything about it. But we missed something. Let's start writing about the lodge. It's a really beautiful structure, all buildings are made with local wood, everything is well cared and well furnished. There are... More 

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

After spending 2 weeks traveling around Peru and participating in various tours and activities, I have come to realize just how much your guide and group affect your experience. This was made extremely apparent during a trip to Refugio Amazonas. The pros - Beautiful rooms! Although there were a couple of cockroaches (to be expected in a warm and humid... More 

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