We, unfortunately, only stayed for one night at the Titilaka lodge for exploring the lake and its Islands. If we would have known it to be good we would have skipped taking a hotel in Puno to catch the Andean Explorer. We would gladly have taken the earlier rise (about 1 hour to Puno).
The lodge is situated in a magnificent location overlooking Lake Titicaca. Wether in the lobby, restaurant, bar or rooms, the lake is everywhere. When the sun shines and the lake turns into steel blue you would not imagine being at this altitude but more at the seaside somewhere.
The lodge is beautifuly furnished with a lot of local accents that blend in perfectly with the contemporary style. Nice furniture, colours, ... the lot
The rooms are spacious, the bed positioned in such a way that you see the sun coming up and going down. A lot of small little details, presents, turn down service, cards etc. complete the experience.
As the lodge offers an all inclusive service there is no need for signing bills etc. Rather nice.
The excursions were well organised. We visited one of the islands on the lake and had a very good guide, drinks on board, fleece blankets, ... All one could wish for.
The dinner starts with a bar service where small hors d'oeuvre are served.
We are a bit undecided about the kitchen. Some improvement should/could be done. Our lunch was fine but during dinner our starter and main course looked exactly the same. (Although both dishes were different). The main course (which was put on the table the moment the starter was taken away), the local trout which had been grilled far too long and it had a 'golden potatoe' that was so dry that it hardly could be swallowed (we had a good laugh over it). When we asked the staff to wait with the dessert for 30 min, we nevertheless got it within 10 min.
In the morning we had eggs benedict and both were seriously overcooked which was a true pity.
The staff is all very helpful, extremely friendly and very attentive. Pity about one waiter that sighed when we ordered mango juice and in the end forced us to have orange juice.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Infinite skies, snowcapped peaks and limitless shimmering waters will be your companions at this luxury lodge on a remote, private peninsula on the shores of Lake Titicaca. All 18 rooms look out on to the mystical Andean lake, birthplace of the fabled Inca Empire and still home to some of Peru’s farthest-flung communities, many of whom benefit from our operations. Responsible, sustainable development is at the heart of Titilaka’s philosophy; more than 90% of staff are locals and we source food locally as much as possible, while our business model focuses on conserving Andean traditions. Sunsets and the star-speckled night sky here are once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Daytime activities range from exploring Inca and pre-Inca ruins, to visiting the floating reed islands of the Uros people, to leisurely hiking or biking through stunning Andean scenery. The lodge has a sophisticated modern touch and, with its sensational Peruvian cuisine, is the perfect place to relax at the end of the day. ... more less
- Reservation Options:
- TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Odigeo and World Independent Hotel Promotion so you can book your Titilaka 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:
- Titilaka Hotel Puno
- Titilaka Resort All Inclusive Puno