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Reviewed 29 September 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay here. We felt the rooms were a good value. Great location right off the main square on the road to the ruins. Walk across the street for great restaurants. Friendly, helpful staff. Wifi a bit slow, but worked in the room. Nice hot water showers. Would stay here again.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 September 2013

My experience here was incredible. When Paola and Beto, the owners, saw that I had injured my foot they took care of me as if I were a member of their own family. Their kindness and efficiency helped me through a difficult time and I will always hold them in a special place in my heart. They create a wonderful...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 20 August 2013

We stayed at El Tambo for a month and fell in love with the accomodation, the family that runs it, and the town. El Tambo is run by Paula, Beto and with the help of there son Luis. It's an incredibly comfortable stay and extremely recommended for travelers that want to get to know the culture in Ollantaytambo. It is...

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2Thank Tylie C
Cordoba, Argentina
Reviewed 9 February 2013

We loved this place! Stayed 3 nights on our way to and from Aguas Calientes at this scenic and rustic family owned hostel. Beto and the señora (didn't catch her name) are eager to help and welcome. They cut us a deal for multi-night booking. Breakfast is offered when you stay two nights for one of the mornings. Courtyard and...

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2Thank Mel K
Croix
Reviewed 2 December 2012

basic indeed, but the rooms are clean, there is hot water and the hosts are very nice. In the evening you can just sit on the balcony in front of the rooms and enjoy the calm of this cute village, facing the mountains. We just stayed for 2 days a few days ago but I would definitely recommend it!

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3Thank Joelle L
Florida
Reviewed 18 September 2012

I love this place! It is very basic, like many of the places in Ollanta, but this one is by far my favorite! The courtyard is super nice and a great place to hang out and unwind. The location is right near the center of town; the rooms are great, the shared bathrooms are nice and there is hot water....

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3Thank Megan L
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 28 June 2012

Stayed for 2 nights in early June and despite the accomodations being basic and probably not great value for money relative to other places we stayed in Peru we just loved the vibe of the place. Ollantaytambo is a great small town with original Inca streets and surrounded by ruins on the mountainsides and is a great stop on the...

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2Thank teamflames
Reviewed 29 April 2012

I stay here every time I come to ollanta. The price is great (15sol), and it's shared rooms, but I often have it to myself. The bathrooms are clean and there is hot water! There is a lovely garden to sit and relax. The only downfall is that the hosts are often not around, and the key is to be...

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2Thank Perutravelista
Toronto
Reviewed 24 April 2012

The courtyard setting makes this hostel beautiful. There were flowers and cats and creaky floors and breakfast on the balcony. The shared washroom is very clean, and I had no trouble getting hot water. The owner speaks a little English and was friendly. Luggage storage was not very secure.

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Sacramento, CA
Reviewed 24 April 2012

I was touring through the Sacred Valley with my girlfriend and her 12 year old daughter. Our bus arrived in Ollantaytambo after dark and we set out on foot to find a place to stay. This was the second hostal we looked at, we were sold on the nice garden in the courtyard and the clean quiet room. The next...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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A clean, fun, economical hostel located in the center of the living Incan town of Ollantaytambo ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal El Tambo

Address: Calle del Horno | s/n, Ollantaytambo 34121, Peru
Region: Peru > Cusco Region > Sacred Valley > Ollantaytambo
Price Range: $20 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Ask for the room at the far end of the balcony with 2 beds. Very nice view.”
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“The building is old and the floors are thin-- get a room on the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles JoeG424, 23 Apr 2012 | Read review
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