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Refugio Amazonas

3.0 of 5 3 hours by boat from the nearest town, Puerto Maldonado, Puerto Maldonado 084, Peru
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ancona, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Minneapolis, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped here for one night over on my way to Tambopata Research Center. The place is magical. After a five hour boat ride, it is so nice to relax in the hammock in the room and watch the happenings of the jungle. In the evening it is lit by old fashioned style gasoline lanterns. The rooms are all open... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Refugio Amazonas. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our lodge so much, however we are very sorry to hear what happened to your phone. As you mentioned, animals are most active during the early mornings and twilight, and some nocturnal animals at night. Hence we recommend our guests to calculate enough time... More 

Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were at Refugio Amazonas for 4 days and 3 nights. It was one of the most memorable experiences of our Christmas trip to Peru. We arrived during the wet season, but had only one day of rain during our stay. Refugio Amazonas is awesome! The staff were very friendly and helpful. The lodge is in the middle of the... More 

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Västerås
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An adventure out of the ordinary. A view into the life of the Amozonas. An unforgettable memory that I will treasure all my life. Appreciating the ecological thinking, Service minded staff, good food. Fantastic to be laying in an hammock listening to the sounds of the jungle. All the birds, insects, butterflies, snakes. The information about medical plants was most... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an adventure, from beginning to end! We traveled up river during a torrential rain fall, watching logs and obstacles flood towards us as our driver safely navigated. Upon our arrival, we were greeted with juice and warm washcloths. The activities planned for the first night were postponed due to the water, so we relaxed in the hammocks and enjoyed... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

1.First the guide, Ines was worst that you could imagine. Very low level of culture, lack of knowledge about the forest or no will to share more information (she had 3-4 pre-recorded speeches, mainly about ants and was ready to shoot this info wherever and whenever possible). She completely forgot that she was supposed to take care of the group... More 

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

Hello, Thank you for your comments. All our nature guides are trained extensively: • They are all local guides who know the area and wildlife very well as they grew up there. • They also love wildlife and nature that is part of their life and personality. • All our guides need to have and Official Guide License issued by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning building with jungle at the door...fantastic food and service and my guide Frank was outstanding....he made sure I saw everything the jungle has to offer.....exceptional wildlife..macaus monkeys parrots.caimon frogs spiders snakes.......

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first sighting of the lodge was amazing. What a beautiful setting. The whole place is really amazing and the staff extremely friendly and helpful. If you get a chance to enter the Amazon take and stay here.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

after a long adventurous journey to get there, walking for 30 mins from the river through the Amazon I was greeted by one of the most amazing places I have ever been too.the lodge, the people and the whole atmosphere was totally overwhelming.My beautiful room with no electricity,windows or doors was a real adventure.Blowing out my candle at night the... More 

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Address: 3 hours by boat from the nearest town, Puerto Maldonado, Puerto Maldonado 084, Peru
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Location: Peru > Madre de Dios Region > Puerto Maldonado
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Refugio Amazonas 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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