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Ollantaytambo Train Station, Ollantaytambo 080108 Peru
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Located on the Ollantaytambo train station, El Albergue is only one train stop away from Machu Picchu and close to many interesting attractions. El Albergue dates back to 1925 and maintains the charm and elegance of the early 20th century while offering modern day requirements such as free high speed internet and in-room telephones. Owned by artist Wendy Weeks, this hotel has beautiful gardens, delicious food featuring ingredients sourced from the on property organic farm, coffee roastery, cañazo distillery and special attention to decor. Room rates include 2 guests, any additional guests will be and added charge.
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Free internet
Sauna
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Hiking
Books, DVDs, music for children
Highchairs available
Car hire
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Happy hour
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Horseback riding
Bicycle tours
Evening entertainment
Patio
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Taxi service
Massage
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
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Bathrobes
Desk
Fireplace
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Safe
Telephone
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
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Mountain view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Historic Hotel
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Michael B wrote a review Jan 2021
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My wife and I stayed here with my 2-year old daughter for a few nights in January 2021. I worked from the cafe during the week while the ladies explored this amazing little village before visiting Machu on the weekend. This place (actually the entire country) has unquestionably been impacted negatively by the coronavirus. I truly hope as people emerge from the limitations and constraints imposed by the spread of the virus that people look to spend their time and money at a place like this. Despite the circumstances and after meeting the owner, I empathize with their unfortunate situation but also am grateful for their persistent resilience and adaptability. Because they own the property, they are making the best of the situation, taking care of their animals and crops, refurbishing some of the buildings. This place should be on your radar for comfort and reliability. Do not worry about what you have read regarding train "noise and smell". I stayed here for days, there are no concerns at all. Never awakened by the trains, never smelled a thing aside from when at the tracks. This place is great...and ironically, entry is controlled by the train station guards, so it feels more safe than anywhere else. I loved it here, and hope others enjoy their stay as much as we did. Also worth mentioning - this team reached out to us early and often to ensure coordination was comprehensive preparing for our arrival. The room upgrade was also appreciated!!
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Room Tip: Maybe the further away from the tracks you get, the better? I couldn't really pick out a...
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Response from Joaquín Randall Weeks, General Manager at El Albergue Ollantaytambo
Responded Jan 21, 2021
Dear Michael, Thank you for your lovely comments, it is the best encouragement we could receive during these difficult times. We are very happy you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. Best Regards,
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AnonymousVBG wrote a review Aug 2020
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We stayed at El Albergue in Sept. 2019 so I'm quite behind in writing this review but still felt compelled to do so as I went through some trip photos. I was looking forward to staying here based on the excellent TripAdvisor reviews but this is one of the few times my fellow travelers have let me down. We booked a Superior Balcony room that was supposed to be "furthest from the train platform," but in fact was effectively right next to it and we could clearly see, smell, and hear the train maybe 25 feet from our window. The lighting in the room was poor and gave it a dark, dreary feeling. I'd say the overall quality of the room was 3-star level. In terms of food, the in-house restaurant is fine, though not particularly memorable. We did enjoy the pachamanca lunch experience though and had a great chat with other guests during the meal. I wrote a fairly extensive review on the in-room feedback card at the end of our stay and wish I'd taken a picture so I could remember more details. I will say the service was good, but I wasn't thrilled with our stay here and wouldn't seek it out again.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Helen F wrote a review Jul 2020
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Our stay last summer was wonderful - I have been meaning to write a review ever since. Our unexpected upgrade to "La Casita" was a treat; we also enjoyed the wood-fired sauna, and the gardens & hammocks. The breakfasts were the best we had in Peru - the bread was so good I tried to buy some - the kind maitre d gifted me some instead. I appreciated the conservation efforts as well.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Abigail C wrote a review Apr 2020
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Oh my gosh, what an amazing hotel following a long trek to Machu Picchu! The bedrooms were simple, modern, yet very comforting and homey. The walk back to the rooms was amazing; flowers and healthy vegetation everywhere. We were able to freely walk around the property; exploring the farm, animals, coffee roaster, and the distillery. The food was amazing, and breakfast was always fresh. Overall, magical stay.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Janeite wrote a review Mar 2020
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We chose the superior garden room. It was large, simply furnished, beautiful, full of light. There were a queen bed and a twin, a large bench, some chairs, and a nice little desk. Our door opened onto a really lovely garden, where we enjoyed strolling and watching birds and butterflies. Excellent sleep--could just barely hear the trains, which did not disturb us at all. The food is excellent. Try the quinoa soup--simple, clean, sustaining, and delicious. Breakfast is lovely, too. There's a nice selection of fruits, breads, and yogurt on the buffet, plus hot choices prepared to order. Try the tacu-tacu--a cake of refried beans, topped with an egg. SO good! All the service personnel are helpful, kind, and friendly. Good drinks, too! Cannot wait to return.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Room Tip: Rooms farthest from the train station are quietest.
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PRICE RANGE
$77 - $261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
PeruCusco RegionSacred ValleyOllantaytambo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about El Albergue Ollantaytambo
Which popular attractions are close to El Albergue Ollantaytambo?
Nearby attractions include Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo (0.5 miles), Inca Trail (0.5 miles), and El Albergue Farm (0.07 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at El Albergue Ollantaytambo?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at El Albergue Ollantaytambo?
Top room amenities include a desk, a fireplace, and a view of the mountains.
What food & drink options are available at El Albergue Ollantaytambo?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to El Albergue Ollantaytambo?
Conveniently located restaurants include Apu Ausangate Restaurant, Sunshine Cafe, and Restaurante Chuspa.
Are there opportunities to exercise at El Albergue Ollantaytambo?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at El Albergue Ollantaytambo?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to El Albergue Ollantaytambo?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo (0.5 miles).
Does El Albergue Ollantaytambo have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.