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Inotawa Lodge

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Av Aeropuerto s/n La Joya | Puerto Maldonado, Tambopata National Reserve 17001, Peru
Inotawa Lodge
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, two teenage boys and I arrived at Inotowa as our first stop in Peru. I really didn't know what to expect and might have been a bit nervous if I had known beforehand that there are no hot showers and very simple accommodations. I'm so glad I didn't miss out on this incredible experience, which was definitely the... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I signed up in Cusco for a 4 day/3 night trip with Inotawa Expeditions because the cost was modest. I wanted to see the jungle after reading about Manu National Park, but the prices to visit there were way out of my budget. I really didn't know what to expect when I arrived in Puerto Maldonado, but starting with the... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I only got to spend 3 nights there this time (I stayed for 10 days in 2013) but had another enjoyable time photographing arthropods, plants and fungi. It was the rainy season (I was there between the 19th and 22nd of January) and I enjoyed listening to the frogs which were spawning in the numerous puddles and ponds. The rain... More 

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Berlin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Inotawa Lodge is a fabulous lodge set 5 minutes from the Tambopata River. The lodge is rustic with small bungalows that include private baths (toilet, sink, and COLD shower). The lodge only has electricity from 6-9:30pm in the bar and common areas. A Hilton it is not, but if you want an authentic rain forest experience, this lodge is great.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

After reviewing many jungle lodge, I decide to choose this one. You have to believe in all the good review here! This property is awesome! Let's come to the good points. 1. Nice owner and god service. The owner is very nice and with our guide Paul, are very flexible in organizing the activities. We face the thunderstorm and have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We were very pleased we had chosen Inotawa for our Amazon adventure - 4 days in the rainforest. The lodge is basic but has everything covered. Our bungalow, which certainly gives more privacy than the partitioned dorms in the main building, had its own bathroom, albeit with just cold water and was candlelit at night. Power is available at the... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Inotawa is a easy going lodge run by their owners and initiators. As a lodge in the rain forest region of Peru, it is built following traditional native architecture patterns. A big maloka has the lobby, individual or double rooms, the restaurant and bar. It is located outside of the city! You sail over 40 minutes from the Infierno harbour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The guide was excellent, the atmosphere of the lodge was relaxed and authentic. The visit to the clay lick cliff to see the parrots was amazing. The rooms were comfortable considering the heat. The noise of the forest at night was incredible.

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I went as a sidetrip from Cusco solely [npi] for the wildlife and animals, not a peaceful vacation, so was disappointed three times. First when our very friendly guide took us to a lake but was too lazy to show us any otters or piranhas when the other boat on the lake [not sure from which lodge] was even fishing... More 

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violz, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Inotawa Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments yp17, we feel your dissapointment with the expectations you had to see wildlife, being Inotawa situated in the national reserve of tambopata, the highest point of biodiversity, but unfortunatly february was a chaotic raining season, with the highest flood from the last 60 years, this obviously have most animals hidden in their caves. There is... More 

Philadelphia, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

As you can tell from the reviews, Inotawa has lots of happy guests, and my family was no exception. Before booking (and later before our arrival), I read through the reviews and found the information on Tripadvisor to be very helpful. For that reason, I'm providing a lengthy review to help fellow travelers decide whether to stay here, and what... More 

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