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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed on the Yavari for 1 night. A fascinating experience and an amazing piece of restoration work. We had the entire ship to ourselves and had wonderful views at sunset/sunrise of Puno and Lake Titicaca. Bunk bed accommodation a real throwback, but certainly warm enough with all the blankets on offer The only slight downside was that we arrived slightly... More 

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Reviewed September 26, 2016

The Yavari is located on Lake Titicaca in Puno. It has an amazing history and has been lovingly restored to its current state. Its maintenance and upkeep are undertaken by a charity and it looks very much like they are working hard to improve the facilities on board. It is a very good looking boat and a really unusual place... More 

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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

We stayed one night on board the Yavari after two nights in central Puno (which seems a long way from the lake that brings all the travellers to the city). By contrast the Yavasi couldn't be closer to the water and we will probably remember this one night long after we have forgotten most of the other places we stayed... More 

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Reviewed November 13, 2014

The unique experience of sleeping on a ship in the highest navigable lake in the world. The staff/crew gave us an excellent tour of the ship and it's history! The cabin is small but just being there is priceless.

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed November 13, 2014

The staff we met were very friendly and welcoming. The room was small but there were plenty of blankets and we were given hot water bottles so coldness wasn't a problem. There is a great view of Puno from the boat. We were also given a tour of the boat by one of the staff which was very interesting. There... More 

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Reviewed October 9, 2014

We were the only guests checking in that evening; the crew was welcoming and helpful. We didn't experience problem with hot shower (it was really hot!) and there were sufficient blankets to keep us warm at night. A small electric heater and hot water bottle is also provided. Decent breakfast (eggs and toast, milk & coffee). Amenities are basic but... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 23, 2014

An amazing find! We stayed for 2 nights on Yavari and it was fantastic. The only place to stay to wake up to an unspoilt view of Lake Titicaca!! The cabins are small but sufficient. We loved reading about the history of the boat and hearing more from the staff. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful and the breakfast... More 

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Reviewed September 22, 2014

My aunt and I were travelling through Peru together and when we found out that we could stay aboard a ship in Puno we were hooked! Out experience aboard the Yavari was wonderful; Giselle and the crew went out of their way to make us comfortable. We were going to stay three nights on-board, but there was a massive thunderstorm... More 

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Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

We arrived earlier than expected and were made so feel so welcome that we just spent the afternoon lazing around and reading on deck! The wobbly board walk from the shore made for great hilarity.The ship is so interesting and you are free to wander and explore all the areas and artefacts at leisure. The berths are small but very... More 

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Vero Beach Florida
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Reviewed June 25, 2014

I enjoyed my first night's stay on this historic vessel. The staff provide a personal tour of the ship with complete information about its purpose and creation, it is indeed a miracle. Of course it's a ship and more than 100 years only so you can expect very cramped quarters. On the other hand the staff was very nice and... More 

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When you stay aboard the Yavari, built in 1862, you will enjoy a unique and unforgettable experience, and also contribute to the continuing conservation and maintenance of a part of Peru's history and heritage ... more   less 

Additional Information about Yavari Bed & Breakfast

Address: Lake Titicaca, Puno 18, Peru
Location: Peru > Puno Region > Puno
Price Range: $115 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Call the place up first and arrange for a pick up as the location is not known to most taxi drivers in Puno”
 of 5 bubbles JosephD430, Nov 13, 2014 | Read review
“Make sure to ask for a guided tour of the boat.”
 of 5 bubbles Reds1895, Nov 13, 2014 | Read review
“The cabins are "cozy." We were the only guests so they let us use the whole boat for our stuff, but if there are other guests then putting all of your stuff in your cabin could be crowded.”
 of 5 bubbles KennethK199, Jun 29, 2013 | Read review
“Take the top bed if you are an early riser and don't mind to be awaken by the light. Otherwise, use the lower bed.”
 of 5 bubbles Evianti, Jan 1, 2013 | Read review
“Perhaps one of the rooms away from the watercloset will be best. Also, remember it's an old ship so the rooms are very, very small but you will love it here.”
 of 5 bubbles nala22, Jun 18, 2012 | Read review
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