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El Albergue Ollantaytambo

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Moncton, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here the night before an early train trip to Machu Picchu. Love this hotel. It is simple yet elegant. Very comfortable beds, great spotlessly clean bath and the most lovely outdoor garden full of tropical plants and a bonus of tiny kittens when we were there last week. There is a great old world vibe because the train...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We visited this hotel as a couple in December 2016. Of course its main advantage is the location, which is literally at the Ollantaytambo train station and thus allows you to save time when going/arriving from Machu Picchu. Its charming and the gardens are indeed nice and well maintained. The room we had was located at the ground floor, was...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

El Alberge Hotel is conveniently located right by the train tracks of Ollantatambo train station so getting on and off the train to Machu Picchu could not be easier and more convenient. This classic boutique hotel provides comfortable and spacious accomodations in a serene setting that harkens to a bygone era, but at once offers the attention to detail and...

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel could not be more conveniently located as it is physically part of the train station that takes visitors down the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu. It is also a very short and easy walk to the Ollantaytambo ruins (which should not be overlooked by those who are coming to Peru to see Inca ruins), and to the charming...

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Julia S, Manager at El Albergue Ollantaytambo, responded to this review

Thanks for your wonderful review! It was a pleasure to host you at El Albergue Ollantaytambo.

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

El Albergue is beautiful, quaint, idyllic, and yet modern and hip. It is an oasis in the small town of Ollantaytambo with its own organic farm, distillery, and coffee roaster. The food in the restaurant comes from the organic farm and is fantastic. The rooms are simple but clean and classic. The gardens surrounding the rooms are wonderful for relaxing....

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We appreciate your kind words and hope to see you again!

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the hotel recently for 2 nights to visit Machu Picchu and enjoyed the smaller scale and quiet setting. The staff was very friendly and service very good. It was especially convenient to be so close to the train station, yet not noisy at all as our room was in the back facing a garden setting. It also...

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Thank you for a great review!

La Serena, Chile
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel, beautiful gardens, lovely rooms and if you're taking the train to Machu Picchu/Aguas Calientes, great location. They can't really help it, but it's hard to keep the water temperature in the shower consistent for more than a few minutes. We did get quite upset when we hired a taxi through the hotel, and we paid extra to have...

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London
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We travelled through Sacred Valley and ended up at this hotel waiting for the train the next morning. We didn't eat in the hotel as we has stopped en route and had quite a large lunch. At breakfast the next morning we were very glad we hadn't tried to eat there, the breakfast was dire, I asked for toast and...

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San Francisco
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel location is very good, 10 min walk away from the main town and on the train station. The views from the hotel balcony of the mountains are really nice. The restaurant at the hotel is very good and we had almost all our meals there. Our room was right above the restaurant and the floors were squeaking all...

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Carmel, Indiana
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The rooms were spacious, clean, and had good shower water pressure! We especially loved relaxing in the chairs provided on the porch outside our doors. Great full breakfast included while watching trains and their passengers come and go. Enjoyed passing through the beautiful gardens several times each day in our way to town, tours, and the bar only steps away...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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El Albergue Restaurant
El Albergue Restaurant
Cuisines: Peruvian, South American
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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 

Additional Information about El Albergue Ollantaytambo

Address: Ollantaytambo Train Station, Ollantaytambo 080108, Peru
Region: Peru > Cusco Region > Sacred Valley > Ollantaytambo
Price Range: $126 - $284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Albergue Ollantaytambo 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
El Albergue Ollantaytambo Hotel Ollantaytambo
El Albergue Ollantaytambo Peru - Sacred Valley
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Ollantaytambo
#1 Romantic Hotel in Ollantaytambo
#1 Family Hotel in Ollantaytambo
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“Get Room 16 so you can avoid being too near the trains.”
 of 5 bubbles MarkSandlocke, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms that face the train tracks”
 of 5 bubbles DaveR498, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room was fine, just the noise and the breakfast were terrible”
 of 5 bubbles DeeSunborn, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Older rooms in main building ,Rooms around the garden appeared more modern.”
 of 5 bubbles anneb541, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upper rooms have views of countryside.”
  • View from our entry balcony looking down valley toward Machu Picchu.
 of 5 bubbles GeraldK940, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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