We unexpectedly found ourselves having to stay overnight in Puno due to road blockades and unrest in Bolivia. The tour company of the bus we were on recommended this place as cheap and good value for money. They were right. We asked for a quiet room, and we got one not facing the main road. The bathrooms are basic and we had to ask for soap, but they did the job. Breakfast is served on the top floor and I recommend the hot chocolate as she makes it fresh. Coffee is instant, but she does go to the market for fresh bread and makes fresh mango shakes. All this for 50 soles.
And if you want really good value for money food, walk out your hotel, turn right, walk up the street about 100 m at most, and there is a Chinese restaurant that has a sign for wonton soup. They do all sorts of fried rice dishes. For 9 soles, you get a small mountain of rice and soup. The two of us couldn't finish it! Was great.
I would stay here again and I think the owner goes above and beyond to make guests feel special. If you speak Spanish, she will chat with you about the area, your life, etc. She's great.
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