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Hotel Tayka del Desierto

Ojo de Perdiz | Siloli Desert, Calama, Bolivia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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278 helpful votes 278 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It would be so easy to criticize this place for being too hot or too cold, too noisy, no choice in food etc etc, but the truth it that, without it, it would be so hard if not impossible to visit one of the most spectacular corners of the planet. In fact, the most amazing thing about this little hotel... More

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You're in the middle of nowhere but there is hot water, comfortable beds and good food. What is there to complain about? The staff are welcoming and friendly, the room was large and the beds warm and comfortable. The shower was more than adequate and the evening meal was absolutely fine. Anybody who complains about this hotel should remind themselves... More

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Cork, Ireland
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72 reviews 72 reviews
19 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This hotel is seriously remote. We were there during the dry season and lasted only 5 minutes outside looking at a wonderful night sky with crystal-clear milky way! The cold was numbing even with warm clothes! Like all hotels in this part of the world, food and facilities are basic. The food is wholesome in a setting of a central... More

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Woodstock, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Fun Hotel which runs on a generator and solar hot water - what you can accomplish with so little. We Had a great dinner with our guide and driver with a gorgeous sunset. Comfortable beds with their feather quilts.

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London
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51 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Fabulous setting: go through to the panoramic lounge/eating area as the sun goes down... just wonderful! We didn't expect much after experience of 'basic hotels' in the Salar area, so this was a pleasant surprise. Of course it's not an "all singing, all dancing" 5* hotel: it isn't supposed to be. But it does a very good job in a... More

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

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 August 20, 2014

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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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

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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74 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

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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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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Address: Ojo de Perdiz | Siloli Desert, Calama, Bolivia
Location: Bolivia > Tarija Department > Calama
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 14
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