We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 23 Tarapoto B&Bs / inns

El Mirador

Jr. San Pablo de la Cruz 517, Tarapoto, Peru
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added El Mirador to your Saves list
El Mirador
Best prices for -
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
94%
Ranked #3 of 23 Tarapoto B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014
Michael V Sydney, Australia
  • Overview
  • Reviews (36)
  • Photos (11)
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (8)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

36 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    20
    14
    2
    0
    0
See reviews for
5
9
8
4
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (8)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Sydney, Australia
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Far enough away from the Plaza mayor to be away from the noise of the mototaxis, but a short walking distance along a direct route, with some typical restaurants, small tiendas and bars along the way. Feels quite safe. This budget hotel has both the traditional fan-cooled rooms, and newer air conditioned rooms. I stayed in one of the older... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Kelowna, Canada
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This is a spotless, friendly, quiet refuge in noisy Tarapoto. The staff is helpful and kind especially the grandmother who treats you like one of her children. We stayed in the new wing which is very spacious and bright with a bright yellow bathroom. Breakfast is delicious and is served upstairs on a balcony The balcony has a great view... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Montreal, Canada
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

My first 3 nights, just coming from Canada to Peru, I stayed in this hotel. This family-run hotel has the most friendly and helpful stuff you can imagine. Whenever you need some information or something else, you get in a friendly way a helpful answer. I felt completely save and have in this hotel learned very fast to adapt myself... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

This is one if the loveliest places we've stayed in Peru. It's sparkling clean, the showers are fantastic and the upstairs hammock area is just what you need to escape the sometimes oppressive heat of Tarapoto. The owner of the hotel is a charm, it's like being looked after by the world's kindest granny :) We would definitely stay here... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Rotterdam
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
23 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Small family-run business with about 22 rooms, 2 blocks from the plaza de armas. . On te roof there 3 hammocks with a nice view. Airport pick up is included. Grandma and Frank where very helpful in finding out about ships leaving Yurimaguas for Iquitos and arranging a collectivo to get there. We booked two superior single rooms, which came... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Oldenzaal, Overijssel, Netherlands
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Nice " habicacion" matrimonial, with big fan. Room with air conditioning costs 50 Sol (15 euro extra). Breakfast optional for extra 10 Sol you get a very good breakfast (no limit on coffee tea or bread) served on terras on top of building with great vieuws. Shower has the "electrical" head but this one looks safe enough to stand under.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

I spent three nights at El Mirador. I really enjoyed my stay there. The hotel is very clean, quiet, and my bed was comfortable. I had a good wifi coonection most of the time. The staff was very helpful and Señora Talma, the owner, is a delightful woman who runs a good hotel. My room was a little stuffy right... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Nice homely hospitality. Family run motel with all types of accomodation from basic to air conditioned modern suites Breakfast included on the upstairs outdoor balcony with great views and breezes. Nothing is too much trouble

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
26 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Great spot quiet and friendly. Will pickup from the airport as part of the service. Thelma the owner has her finger on the pulse. Best breakfast in all of Peru. The cost of a private room in the new building is a bit steep at S150 but has AC. There are other less costly options available. We stayed in room... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tampa, Florida
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
37 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

If you are going to Tarapoto, you need to have two things in mind. First, Tarapoto is not Lima, and El Mirador is not a Hilton. Tarapoto is rural Peru, and things are much more rustic than in the big city. Second, your trip will be must better if you or someone in your party speaks Spanish. Very few people... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage El Mirador, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to El Mirador? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about El Mirador

Address: Jr. San Pablo de la Cruz 517, Tarapoto, Peru
Location: Peru > San Martin Region > Tarapoto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and BookingOdigeoWL so you can book your El Mirador reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

11 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (11)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Other (6)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (1)
Viewed
Other (1)

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer

    ;