We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“Excellent hotel and convenient location” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of El Albergue Ollantaytambo

Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
El Albergue Ollantaytambo
Ranked #1 of 19 Hotels in Ollantaytambo
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeadersSilver level
Regina, Canada
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Excellent hotel and convenient location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2013

Great room with heated bathroom floor. Best linens out of all the places we stayed. Restaurant food and service were both great. Hotel allows you to refill your water bottle for 1 sole. Beautiful flower garden! Train to Machu Pichu conveniently located out the front entrance.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank 306KarenS306
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

1,494 reviews from our community

Traveller rating
    1,003
    358
    79
    41
    13
See reviews for
341
740
79
8
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Traveller tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (392)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Napa, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2013

My travel mates and I stayed at ElAlbergue to avoid the high elevation of Cusco at the beginning of our Peru travels. We were there towards the end of February, 2013. After a week in the Sacred Valley and a week at Lake Titicaca at very nice hotels, El Albergues stands out as our very favorite spot. Comfortable, welcoming, helpful and full of character, rooms were lovely, the food fantastic, and the people friendly and fun. Sergio and I spent many laughs while he answered my endless streams of questions and set up wonderful guides and plans for us. We loved our farm lunch, strolls through the organic gardens and communing with the lambs grazing. Ollantayambo is a treasure of a town and the Inca ruins were an amazing surprise. We only wish we could have stayed longer!

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank Laurie E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Lima, Lima, Peru
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2013

Great service (thank you Sergio, nothing was too much trouble) very comfortable rooms, fabulous food - in total we stayed 4 nights and were sad to leave, the building has been beautifully and sympathetically restored/adapted into the hotel, the gardens are lovely as you walk through and the restaurant is great, there is certainly nothing else that we could have wanted for.

Room Tip: rooms at the back are quieter but even at the front on the station platform the trains are not too n...
See more room tips
  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Ben S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Wakefield, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
39 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2013 via mobile

We stayed in this charming hotel for one night on our way to Machu Pichu. Right on the train station, but it was very quiet. Unfortunately we did not have an evening meal as we were both shattered.Breakfast was very good and we enjoyed our stay,especially just stepping out of the building to catch the train.

Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
Helpful?
Thank Paul B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
USA
Level Contributor
13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2013

Our family of 4 spent 3 nights total in this hotel. It had been recommended to us by a close friend. Initially, I was a little unsure of the recommendation the email contact person (who we never met) can occasionally sound curt, which was unusual for the places we were looking to stay in Peru. Ultimately, when we arrived we were pleasantly surprised.

Albergue is elegantly simple. The front desk staff; Sergio and Vicky are awesome. When we asked for anything out of the ordinary Sergio would reply pleasantly with “anything is possible here.” We really felt like anything was possible and with a smile. We felt welcome, taken care of and even part of a community. Sergio always has a smile and took care of every detail. Vicky took time after work to guide us to a neighboring town and assist us in dropping off a gift we had been sent with. THANK YOU BOTH.

They had a room that could accommodate all 4 of us. Good crisp linens, heated bathroom floor and magnificent view of the glacier in the distance.

The food at the restaurant is reasonable priced and SO good. We ate almost all of our meals right there. Breakfast is included with the room, which included: fruit, toast, juice, coffee, tea and a choice of eggs, French toast or pancakes. The hotel has an organic farm that much of their restaurant food comes from.

We loved the, fill your water bottle for 1 sole vs the continuous purchase of plastic water bottles. GREAT IDEA.

The grounds are beautiful, flowers everywhere, when first arriving or looking on the internet you see that Albergue is right at the train station. I was assured that it was quiet, brought ear plugs anyway, but honestly we could hear the train horns far in the distance only. The last train is at 9pm anyway. Our sleep was never interrupted.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank 4travelersUsa
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Brea, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2013

This was a true highlight in our trip to Peru and Machu Picchu. The food was unbelievable, fresh (they have their own veggie garden on property), truly the best restaurant in town. Every one of the staff was so incredibly friendly and helpful. Particularly Natalia but everyone was so great. The rooms were so clean and nice but not obnoxious and over the top. Really just the best place we stayed in all of Peru for our trip. I would go back and stay there for entire trip if I could. Again, I cant say enough about the staff and how helpful they were. The fact that the place was so charming and nice was just a bonus.

Room Tip: all the rooms are excellent, I would recommend trying to get a view of glacier
See more room tips
  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Kyle A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2013

My husband and I stayed at El Albergue Ollantaytambo for one night on our way from Cusco to Machu Picchu. It is charmingly located right at the train station in Ollantaytambo making it very easy to get to Aguas Calientes but not being noisy or disruptive in the least. The inn is charming with a lovely courtyard, and the rooms are quaint but clean, spacious, and with suitable bathroom facilities. There is a restaurant in the hotel, and all of the food is grown locally at the hotel's garden a short walk away {which you may tour upon request!}, and the food is absolutely delicious. The hotel is located a short walk away from Ollantaytambo's plaza and the gorgeous ruins. This was an excellent value for the price paid, and we would highly recomend staying here!

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Bethany K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Ollantaytambo hotels
0.4 mi away
La Casa del Abuelo
La Casa del Abuelo
#3 of 19 in Ollantaytambo
4.5 of 5 bubbles 369 reviews
0.6 mi away
Hotel Samanapaq
Hotel Samanapaq
#6 of 19 in Ollantaytambo
4.5 of 5 bubbles 335 reviews
0.2 mi away
Pakaritampu
Pakaritampu
#4 of 19 in Ollantaytambo
4.5 of 5 bubbles 592 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.6 mi away
Intitambo Hotel
Intitambo Hotel
#5 of 19 in Ollantaytambo
4.5 of 5 bubbles 138 reviews
0.6 mi away
Hostal Iskay
Hostal Iskay
#2 of 19 in Ollantaytambo
4.5 of 5 bubbles 221 reviews
0.5 mi away
Hotel Sol
Hotel Sol
#9 of 19 in Ollantaytambo
4.0 of 5 bubbles 431 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to El Albergue Ollantaytambo? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about El Albergue Ollantaytambo

Property: El Albergue Ollantaytambo
Address: Ollantaytambo Train Station, Ollantaytambo 080108, Peru
Phone Number:
Region: Peru > Cusco Region > Sacred Valley > Ollantaytambo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Ollantaytambo
#1 Romantic Hotel in Ollantaytambo
#2 Green Hotel in Ollantaytambo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — El Albergue Ollantaytambo 3*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located on the Ollantaytambo train station, El Albergue is only one train stop away from Machu Picchu and not far from many interesting attractions. El Albergue dates back to 1925 and maintains the charm and elegance of the early 20th century while offering modern day requirements such as free high speed internet and in-room telephones. Owned by artist Wendy Weeks, this hotel has beautiful gardens, delicious food and special attention to decor. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Odigeo and Agoda so you can book your El Albergue Ollantaytambo reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
El Albergue Ollantaytambo Hotel Ollantaytambo
El Albergue Ollantaytambo Peru - Sacred Valley

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing