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Bothy Backpackers

Jiron Iquitos 136, Puno 051, Peru
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Ranked #16 of 43 Specialty lodging in Puno
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I ended up staying here for 3 nights on my trip (twice intentionally, once by accident after a roadblock bus trip fiasco) and every time the staff were great. Puno was freezing in June when I stayed, and there were hot water showers and heaters and blankets available to make you comfy at night. The breakfast was excellent with fresh... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I liked this hostel a lot. the family that runs the hostel is really friendly and helps with everything. breakfast is included in the price and is nice. Showers are warm and the wifi is surprisingly fast. I would stay here again.

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Adelaide, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed two nights here and would recommend this place to anyone looking for value for money. The staff were really friendly and they even emailed me prior to arrival to advise some things to note in Puno, which was a pleasant suprise compared to other hostels in Peru. The showers were hot and the breakfast consisted of sliced meat,... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Still kind of seem to be getting all the finer details flattened out but it is cheap and has all the basics you need and the breakfast is good with eggs, ham, cheese, juice, coffee n tea! It's a 5-10min walk from the Main Street. The ladies that work there are lovely and really helpful! It isn't like bothy in... More

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Breakfast included, two working computers, staff friendly, clean, warm water, central enough to walk at any timefrom the center, a very worthwhile and economictour to Lake Titikaka can be booked directly from there.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Similar to the one in Arequipa, Bothy is an affordable hostel, with friendly staff, wifi, 2 computers for free use, and breakfast included. The rooms are clean and the showers are hot. The staff are very helpful in organising tours, and you get picked up from the hostel. The hostel is close to the centre of town, with many cheap... More

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Arequipa, Peru
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

It looks sketchy from the outside but looks can be deceiving. It is a good price with good rooms. We stayed in the dorm style and it was great. Comes with a small breakfast every morning: bread, cheese, slices of meat, orange juice, coffee & coca tea. The tea really helped me adjust to the altitude. Also it is not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

I travelled from La Paz,Bolivia to Puno via a local bus on Sunday 22nd December 2013. After a very short cheap taxi ride ( S6 ) I arrived at the Bothy Backpackers hostel. I did not have any small change so was relieved that the lady on the reception kindly paid the patient taxi driver. I would point out at... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Firstly they offer an early breakfast which is at 6.10am, useful for when you have early trips and buses, that's helpful we thought. Until it got to 6.50am and there's no sign of breakfast (it's only bread and jam anyway!) and our bus was leaving at 7.00. I even volunteered to go and get the food from the shop but... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

I had to make a reservation at the last minute, and Bothy was the only one available. It's not pretty, but close enough to the city centre. Breakfast was decent. But bathrooms are outdoors, so it's not really exciting to go out on the cold to take a shower...

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Address: Jiron Iquitos 136, Puno 051, Peru
Location: Peru > Puno Region > Puno
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Room Service Shuttle Bus service
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Dear Friends if You come to bothy hostel Puno. when taking a taxi driver at the bus station is better to tell the driver. that you already have reservacon with us. In our hostel We will always have a space for you. They will try to tell you that we are full when We are not!See You at Bothy Hostels Arequipa Puno PeruDont pay more than 4 soles!! From Bus station Not more than 80 soles from the airport. We also offer a pick up service for a fear price! ... more   less 
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