I stayed here for two nights before going to a jungle lodge. I am very glad I stayed there but decided for my final night in Iquitos to stay somewhere more central. The hotel rooms are great and the grounds are beautiful (if you don't stay here it's a nice place to spend a day - for only 5 pesos!) and the service is friendly. The garden has plenty of places to sit and relax, plus a pool. And the showers have hot water. The only drawback, as mentioned, is that it's not in the centre. But it's cheap enough to get a moto between the hotel and town (felt safe to walk but took well over 30 mins).
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- LA CASA FITZCARRALDO, birthplace of the Werner Herzog films Fitzcarraldo & Aguirre, offers an unique and unrivaled housing and jungle oasis Whether you are coming to Iquitos for volunteer work, a jungle adventure, a medicinal Ayahuasca quest or just to get away from it all, we offer like-at-home accommodation , including the naturally cooled swimming pool without chlorine, thanks to ECOsmarte, the most advanced pool water treatment technology on the planet . If you are already in Iquitos, we are open from nine to six daily. Come enjoy our great food, drinks, & lounge about, even in our impressive four-level treehouse with panoramic views and great sunsets. A dense and diverse arrangement of indigenous plants and plenty of orchids highlight the property. Birdwatchers are often impressed with the species they come across, especially up top our tree house. At night you can hear our jungle chorus, unlike any hotel in Iquitos-Peru. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- La Casa Fitzcarraldo Hotel Iquitos
- La Casa Fitzcarraldo Iquitos