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Majes River Lodge

La Central - Ongoro, Aplao, Peru
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average0%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
  • Jan 11, 2017
    “An Oasis”
  • Sep 22, 2015
    “Outstanding place to enjoy”
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Reviewed January 11, 2017

It is the fact that the owners Julio and Durby make this stay outstanding. It is an simple but comfortable place to stay. The food especially if like local style Peruvian food is quite a treat. Julio's local knowledge and his willingness to share the...More

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Reviewed September 22, 2015

If you like the outdoors, some adventure and getting to know local people: this is your place. The knowledge of Julio about the surroundings, both, current and historical make this location an excellent base to explore the Majes river, ancient pre inca ruins and a...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2014

My favorite place in Peru. Majes River Hostel can provide a base to explore the lovely Rio Majes Valle. Julio and Durby are great hosts, treat you like family, rooms are comfortable, the food is good, atmosphere like home, beautiful weather, friendly people. Most attractions...More

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Reviewed March 31, 2014

I visit this place with friends. It is spacious but very careless, if they would maintain cleaner would be better. the pool was dirty, they have a vineyard where the grapes are stomped, but have very dirty winepress, there were many flies because of the...More

Thank Arequipa C
Reviewed January 4, 2014

We were very glad to make it to Majes River Lodge. Jose is just as much of a character as everyone else says, and we really enjoyed our stay with him. We were the only ones there for the night and he spent most of...More

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Majes River Lodge was opened by Julio Zúñiga Medina in 1987. The valley is one of the deepest gorges in the world at 3200m. Julio was born in the valley and can lead your explorations of the valley's archaeological More sites and recreational opportunities, including rafting. The lodge offers clean rooms, good company, and a restaurant and bar where you can try Julio's hand-crafted Pisco and try local cuisine. Less
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$20 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Majes River Lodge Peru/Aplao
Peru > Arequipa Region > Aplao
Number of rooms
Price range
$20 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Majes River Lodge Peru/Aplao
Peru > Arequipa Region > Aplao
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"Top floor are more private."
Sep 3, 2014
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"If you like rustic and a memorable experience, then visit Julio."
Jun 24, 2012
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