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Hotel Oriental

Plaza 2 de febrero | Town center, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia
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Hotel Oriental
Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Rurrenabaque
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
9 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is well located on the plaza of Rurre, a few minutes walk from the main street and boat launch for the jungle lodges. It is very basic, but the room we had had working hot water and a fan. It is a little more expensive than it should be, and the rooms are situated around a central courtyard... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We struggled to find somewhere to stay online, and were really worried because nothing in Rurre looked great. In the end we booked at Hotel Oriental, and were very happy with our decision. We stayed for 3 nights in total. The hotel is basic, but our room was clean and comfortable. We were given freshly squeezed juice on arrival, and... More

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Nantes, France
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230 reviews 230 reviews
101 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Not many options in central Rure and this place takes advantage of the situation. Very average service and barely decent rooms for the price they ask. Convenient location, but it is the only very good thing about this place. Lives off its reputation.

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Sydney, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
38 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We stayed in a private double en suite at the Hotel Oriental for 1 night, booked through Madidi Jungle Ecolodge, prior to our jungle tour. The hotel is very basic, but is set around a nice garden. The staff were friendly, and this being the jungle, the WiFi only worked within 3 metres of the router at reception. Our room... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

There is not much in the way of options in Rurrenabaque so, with that context, this place is good. Rooms are based around a central courtyard but there's a strict no noise at night policy. Wifi is good at reception, not so good in the room. The single ceiling fan barely offers much resistance to Rurrenabaque's oppressive heat. But the... More

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Casablanca, Morocco
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64 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Clean and basic hotel, good value after few days in the jungle. Hot shower was working. There is free wifi and breakfast included. It was included on our tour package so we didn't choose it. Good for one night rest.

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London, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
29 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

It's pretty basic and our room was full of mosquitos which I had to kill, but you can't argue with the price or location and there are nice hammocks outdoor in the shade. The hot water is sporadic but after the jungle any hot water seems a luxury! Don't expect much from breakfast though.

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Aruba
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

The owner, Ruben, and personnel are very friendly. The place is being touched up, but the rooms need more finishing. Fixing up the plumbing, and painting the details will help a lot. Breakfast was very very basic, could improve lots on that. The fluctuating electrical power blew my iPad charger the first day..Nice patio with communal hammocks. After 5 days... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Stayed here a couple of nights. The rooms are based around a courtyard which has hammocks - great for relaxing during the day. Reasonable sized and clean bedroom, with ceiling fan and ensuite. It was fairly quiet when we stayed. Usual breakfast. Owner was really kind when I was not feeling well. Also when we had to leave very early... More

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Sydney, Australia
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15 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Let's face it, hotels in Rurra are all pretty dodgy but this is the least so. The rooms are basic but the price is cheap and includes breakfast. There are also communal hammocks to chill out in. The staff were also really nice.

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Address: Plaza 2 de febrero | Town center, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia
Location: Bolivia > Beni Department > Rurrenabaque

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