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Hotel Tayka del Desierto

Ojo de Perdiz | Siloli Desert, Calama, Bolivia
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will only add a couple of extras to what has been said in the recent reviews which are, basically all true. The whole place at the moment is a building site; why this was not done and completed before the high tourist season started is anyone's guess ! We arrived late pm and the place was crawling with workmen... More

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73 reviews 73 reviews
18 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes - this is not a Marriott in Hawaii. The hotel is very beautiful, the people are very friendly, service is good. I would stay here again. My 5 starts go mainly to the people managing the place. And to the chef - great food with a presentation that could shame some top restaurants. Super good service considering what they... More

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Kindersley, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While cold in the winter, I still remain impressed by the community's ability to erect a hotel, complete with a great dining experience in the middle of the dessert. If you are looking for all the amenities such as a warm room, shower, television, lights, etc., you should not come here; however, if your goal is to travel through the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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99 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

After a very long day on the altiplano we were relieved to see the hotel appearing out of the desert. As usual shower on arrival and get ready for dinner. The food was excellent and the atmosphere splendid. Our room was perfectly comfortable, nice bed and plenty of covers. Breakfast was also good. Obviously there is not a great deal... More

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153 reviews 153 reviews
57 hotel reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I really struggled with this review. Ordinarily, I would give it a 1 but considering that it is absolutely the best available place to stay in the Bolivian highlands, I had to rate it in context with what it can be compared to. If you choose to go to the highlands (and they are truly beautiful), you're choices of accomodations... More

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Keighley
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32 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here as part of the 4 day salt flat tour from Tupiza. We didn't want basic accommodation, so we upgraded to Tayka hotels. The 2nd day is a long day and you end up here. It is in the middle if nowhere, so obviously services are limited. On arrival at 7.15pm, the first words were that we had... More

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Copenhagen
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9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Considering the extremely remote location, this hotel is absolutely a good retreat while exploring the fantastic Siloli Desert and the Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve. You will only spot the hotel until you are a couple of kms away. Nice spacious rooms. Limited warm water. But very thick and warm rugs and blanket which keep you nice and warm during the... More

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Johannesburg
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94 reviews 94 reviews
25 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We stayed here for one night on a three night 4 day tour of this part of Bolivia. The outside of the hotel resembled a building site as they are doubling the number of rooms as well as adding on what seems to be an additional dining area/covered terrace.The building works did not interfere with the stay. The rooms were... More

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187 hotel reviews
307 helpful votes 307 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is literally in the middle of the desert. Most people are using it as a stopping place on the way from A to B. It is very high at over 4500 metres, the nights are cold, really cold. And heating and hot water are limited. The whole place is a building site , when we arrived, we thought... More

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Somerset
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278 reviews 278 reviews
58 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

The Hotel is in the middle of nowhere and is really a base while travelling around this part of the Desert. The staff are very willing and the rooms, given the location - comfortable. We stayed at a time when significant renovations are being undertaken so it did impact on our stay. The electricity is only turned on from 6.00... More

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Address: Ojo de Perdiz | Siloli Desert, Calama, Bolivia
Location: Bolivia > Tarija Department > Calama
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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