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Cooper Landing, Alaska
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We stayed two nights at the hotel, were met at the train station, given instructions on how best to buy our bus tickets for MP, and enjoyed their excellent breakfast. It is a small family run hotel and their attention to detail was impressive. It was clean and quiet, and inexpensive, given the location. It has a nice covered balcony...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The accommodation is in a good location, just around the corner from where you get the bus to Machu Picchu, as well as lots of restaurants. The room was clean and staff were friendly. Breakfast was ok too - some fresh food, scrambled eggs, bread etc. Noise is an issue though - especially street noise, but I don't think the...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I had a little bit panic to go to Aguas Calientes, because you hear so bad things about this village. We arrived by train and were picked up from the hostel guy and they bought the bustickets (12US$ per way, per person) with us. Aguas Calientes is a really small village so every location is a good location. The room...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I can't fault this place. We were emailed in advance then met off the train by a member of staff who took us the short walk there (via the bus ticket booth for Machu Picchu, that was nice) and checked us in. The room was spacious, bed comfy and bathroom clean. They also gave us a packed lunch to take...

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Liptovsky Mikulas, Slovakia
Reviewed 4 October 2016

close to plaza, about 5 minutes from bus station to MP. when we arrived to aguas calientes we were waiting by lady probably owner of hotel. She was very helpful. So hotel is simple good for overnight or 2 night staying simple and clean room.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 13 September 2016

There were 2 hostels with this name, so be careful. We received an email that they will wait for us at the train station. There was nobody there and it was very difficult to find the place. Overall normal hostel.

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

You'de better arrive to Machu Picchu (Aguas Calientes) one night before visiting the Inca's city. I trully recommend this hostal, cause of the location, accomodations, price and breakfast. It's a nice option, mostly because you can walk till the bus and train station in feww minutes.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I'd a really good couple of days at Hostal El Tambo. The location is terrific, just of the plaza. My room was comfortable , warm and very quiet at night. There's a courtyard where you have breakfast and where you can also chill out in during the day. The owners were lovely. Many thanks.

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights. The room was not weatherproofed very well so it got very cold at night. Thankfully there were lots of warm blankets on the beds. The room had a funny smell and the TV did not work. The staff, however, was wonderful. Our room was thoroughly cleaned each day and they very kindly stored our...

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Thank Kristorian
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We booked a 3 bed room. Upon arrival, our room smelled like gasoline. It was like someone dumped it nearby, it was that strong. Very weird considering Aguas Calientes doesn't have cars (only a bus and a train). The window was open so it aired out, luckily. The room was also really close to another room across the way so...

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Additional Information about Hostal El Tambo

Address: Jr Huanacaure s/n, Aguas Calientes, Peru
Region: Peru > Cusco Region > Sacred Valley > Aguas Calientes
Price Range: £26 - £50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Choose a room further away from the main entrance, ours was the first room and the loudest.”
 of 5 bubbles samanthag336, 27 Dec 2015 | Read review
“NONE! Don't stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles JaimeJ654, 25 Mar 2013 | Read review
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