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Ranked #27 of 48 Specialty Lodging in Puno
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
35 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here two nights in room 1 (rather ask for 3, it has a balcony). Our room was small and had a window looking inward to a communal area. The shower was good but a tiny bathroom with an awkward toilet area. The room had a heater and extra blankets. A small cupboard and side table. Bit noisy if... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I had a bad experience here. I took a shower before going to bed and had no bug bites. I woke up in the middle of the night being bitten all over. I got out of bed and had bites all over me. I went down and woke up the desk clerk and got another room. In the morning I... More

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Lima, Peru
5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This is a great little hotel to visit in Puno, it has comfortable, spacious rooms with hot showers (not a given always in Peru) and the staff, especially the owner are very friendly and accommodating. The breakfast offered is also very good and you get an incredible view from the top floor of Lake Titicaca. Also there is free internet... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Hostal is very dark in the entrance lobby & rather cold when we were there. Room was small but clean and had a heater. Overall Hostal is pretty basic, staff were helpful with all our queries & location is Very convenient! It's easy enough to find your way home as there is a bookshop opposite that blasts out panpipe music... More

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Los Angeles, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Beautiful, quirky decorations in the common areas (including a colorful mural that spans all six or seven floors), clean rooms, reliably hot water, and in-room wi-fi. I stayed there both before and after my trip to the Islas Uros and Taquile, in two different rooms. One had an external window, lots of sunlight, and a good-size bathroom. The other one... More

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Vancouver, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

We arrived at 5:00am to Puno on an overnight bus from Cusco. It took just under 20 minutes to walk to Hostal Pukara from the bus station. What was frightening to see were the four giant padlocks on two gates outside the hostel's entrance. Yikes. We rang the buzzer and tried to knock the doors (if you could reach your... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

The hostal was booked as part of a G Adventures Peru tour. Upon entrance, the hotel had a quirky feel to it - liked that the room keys were attached to little dolls (nice touch). However, the accommodation was fairly basic. Luckily our room was on the first floor up; however, I know of other people in our group who... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

This hotel charges us S150/night for a dirty, cricket, noisy thriple room, next to a bar that was loud all night. The bathroom was very small, when sit on the toilet the knees hit the wall in front, was very uncomfortable, would not recommend at all. Plus the owner lady charged extra for the trips like Sullistany and transport to... More

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Palm Beach, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

A great value 6 story (walk up!) propery in a central location. Friendly helpful staff. Good breakfast on the 6th. with city and lake views. Getting a little tired in the electrical department, but honest over all. Caution, on evey floor there's a room without external window (window into internal space). Good wifi and hot water :-)

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Toronto, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

The location is perfect, right in the center of the city, close to all touristic activity. My room (queen bed and private bathroom) was a bit small but well maintained and clean. The bathroom was clean too. Electric radiator provided, although the cable was not long enough to allow it to be placed in an efficient location (I basically had... More

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Address: Libertad 328 | Cercado, Puno, Peru
Location: Peru > Puno Region > Puno
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
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