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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed two nights at Explorers Inn during our Intrepid Sacred Land of the Incas tour. I'd tried to find out where other groups had stayed but found it difficult to work out what lodge had been used. We were allocated what appeared to be the honeymoon 'suite' in the new building. It's the room closest to the dining area/bar.... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited this lodge with our Intrepid Tour. The lodge has a fantastic rustic feel about it with an open dining and communal lounge area. Beds were very comfortable and mosquito nets were provided. Be prepared for cold showers. The activities and Guides were excellent we saw a variety of wildlife, including otters, piranha, Monkeys, Lizzards, Butterflies and snakes. How... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there a couple of weeks ago with family and a friend for the 3 days/2 nights package. It took us about 1 hour from Puerto Maldonado to the river and about another hour to the lodge by boat. Our guide was nice and showed us many interesting animals and insects (caimans, monkeys, piranhas, otters, birds, tarantulas, etc.). The... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Wow - what a fantastic place. It takes about three hours (van and motorised canoe) from Puerto Maldonado and you feel as if you are in the middle of the jungle with so many birds, butterflies and monkeys. Being woken by the howlers monkeys at about 4am is the coolest experience - they are sooooo loud and spooky! They were... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Stayed for 3D/2N and had a great experience. The guides and staff were all knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. The main lodge was very nice, with plugs to charge your phone and a bar that had happy hour. Food portions were large and, although not the best food I've ever had, did the trick after excursions. Rooms are basic: bathroom with... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Our trip to Explorer's Inn in the Amazon was a great trip. There is no power except in the main lodge and they only have the generator running during the evening meal. It was a nice way to get away from electronic devices. The rooms are sparse: walls are super thin so you have definitely hear everything and the from... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Having been a volunteer at Explorer’s Inn ten years ago, I was keen to go back there with my husband this year (July 2015) for our honeymoon. We were not disappointed. As mentioned in previous reviews, the lodge has had difficulties in recent years, but it is now under new management and from what we could tell while we were... More 

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Madrid
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I´ve been in Explorer´s Inn, with a Birdwatching Pack, 7d/6n, 1-7 nov 2014. The situation is this, as I could learn there: Explorer´s Inn collapsed in december 13, both financially, and physically, (at least in part). Being the oldest Lodge in the area (1975), its 90-year-old owner had taken a stance in the past few years of not updating or... More 

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Evans, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I stayed here for 4 days and nights in Nov 2012, booked through Peru-for-less. The rooms are sparse with no power or fresh water, but jungle temp showers. So if you want luxury, read no more. But if you want to experience the jungle without having to camp this is the place for you. The lodge has power from dark... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Just wanted to share that they gave me my money back. Kind of late but thankfully they returned it. But besides this, we had an awful exprience, we lost a day looking for a solution and could have been a bigger nightmare if. Don´t know yet if they are working again.

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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Explorer's Inn Lodge in Tambopata Reserve One of Peru's oldest and most historic rainforest lodges and a spectacular base from which to discover the natural wonders of theUpper Amazon- a place where sustainable ecotourism, biological research and biodiversity conservation work hand-in-hand. The Inn is located within the 274,690-hectare Tambopata National Reserve, one of the world's most species-richbiodiverse natural protected areas and the meeting point of three distinct biomes: lowland tropical rainforest, cloudforest and humid tropical savannah and extensive palm swamps. The scene of numerous biodiversity world records -including the sighting of 620 bird species around the Inn - the reserve provides unrivalled opportunities to observe Amazonian wildlife up close and personal. Whether you are an experienced research scientist or simply want to experience tropical rainforest for the first time, the Explorer's Inn is the place for you. Visit us and wake to the roars of howler monkeys and the numerous melodies of the resident caciques that nest in the palms beside the bungalows. Spend the day walking jungle trails and paddling across oxbow lakes as tiny saddleback tamarin monkeys leap through the forest canopy, and precocious giant river otters fish for their breakfastand black caimans bask by the banks. Relax and watch the sun set over the swirling waters of the Tambopata River as brightly-colored macaws and oropendolas fly overhead on route to their roosting sites. PERUVIAN SAFARIS SA. He is pleased to report to you the resumption of Ecotourism Operations Explorer's Inn Lodge in Tambopata Reserve within the conservation area located in the Tambopata National Reserve; count from April this year with 1,152 hectares of exclusive use of our guests, who will enjoy the rich biodiversity they contain our world-renowned for their records of sightings of birds and several mammals, plants, trees and insects in forest dwell therein. As for the new infrastructure the Explorer's Inn Lodge in Tambopata Reserve, has rooms that provide great comfort from singles, doubles and triples all top level; restaurant services also has a style and own proposal, boutique, lounge bar have been redesigned for a memorable stay for our guests. We have an operational infrastructure that has a tower height of 42.5 meters, a network of trails and paths, hiding and securing observatories fascinating experiences in our programs: Jungle Adventure 2.3 and 3.4, Mystical Adventure, Expedition Jungle, Birdwatching Tour, and specialized programs for photographers and scientists; all in coexistence with our Resident Naturalist who enrich their experiences through scientific knowledge. ... more   less 

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Address: Tambopata Reserve Zone, Puerto Maldonado, Peru
Location: Peru > Madre de Dios Region > Puerto Maldonado
Number of rooms: 26
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