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Hotel Tayka del Desierto

Ojo de Perdiz | Siloli Desert, Calama, Bolivia
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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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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the magic overnight places in the world: very friendly hosts, aesthetically very appealing rooms, high quality food (no, not a la carte) and this in the middle of a magnificent nowhere. I ws sad when we had to leave the place again in the morning. And yes, there are limitations as mentioned by several reviewers but there are... More

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very welcoming hotel after a big day exploring the lagoons and desert in very cold weather. We were the first group to arrive at the hotel so were given the biggest room with an enormous stone bed. The hotel caters very well for the cold weather and we had access to many blankets. The dinner was basic but tasty... More

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Hook Norton, Oxfordshire, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You're in Bolivia, literally in one of the most remote places on earth, 15,000ft up on the Altiplano. The fact that there's even a hotel here is pretty astonishing, so don't expect too much and you won't be disappointed! We stayed here in August and I'll be honest, I found it difficult. The rooms look quite clean but I doubt... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is in the desert, in the middle of (admittedly spectacular) nowhere. So don´t expect a downtown hotel! It is the only place to stay too. Friendly staff and reasonably good food. they run a generator to produce electricity, so there is electricity only from 6 to 10pm and for about an hour or two in the morning. It... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

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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Costa Mesa, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

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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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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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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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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Address: Ojo de Perdiz | Siloli Desert, Calama, Bolivia
Location: Bolivia > Tarija Department > Calama
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