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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We booked a 2 night 3 day tour with Tarantula, specifically to see a Macaw Lick. This was always included in their itinerary but I'm sorry to say the itinerary changed from hour to hour. We didn't visit the Macaw Lick at all, just a Parrot Lick which was very underwhelming. All the parrots were green in green trees and...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 26 February 2015

Having stayed in Puerto Maldonado before (with another company), we had a good idea of what to expect. Unfortunately, our expectations were not met at all, and we were really disappointed with our tour. We sent the following to the manager to ask for a response and a partial refund, but he wrote back essentially telling us he would not...

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Tipperary, Ireland
Reviewed 21 December 2014 via mobile

I stayed two nights here. Room was clean and breakfast was plentiful. The owners were very friendly and helpful in planning trips for me. The hostel is very convenient to the airport and very easy to get taxi/collectivo into town.Next door there is a very nice thai restaurant.I could not have asked for more

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1Thank Lisa E
Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 20 December 2014

We went there for a two days jungle trip to the lodge. That was really good:-) Marco - our guide - explained a lot to us about flora and fauna. Also we went for the tree tops, a boat on Lake Sandoval, wild Monkeys, Caymans, Spiders... Staff and food was also perfect. One the way back to the bus it...

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Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 25 November 2014

The location is very near the airport, but that's a positive! Easy to get there, easy to get back. You aren't missing anything by not staying in town. You could stay in one of the jungle lodges, but the cost can be prohibitive for those. We saw an Agouti in the yard as soon as we checked in and Tamarins...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 29 September 2014

I stayed here for four nights in September 2014 and had a great time. The main lodge is located close to the airport and is easy to find, if you're trying to stay in the city of Puerto Maldonado it is a little ways out, but most people come here to go out into the jungle. Its a peaceful and...

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Dresden, Germany
Reviewed 17 September 2014 via mobile

We booked a jungle trip to Sandoval Lake from Cusco (the guy was Edgar and it was a bit strange, but we trusted him). We arrived with the bus, got picked up, could sleep in the hostel (35 Soles per night per person) and the next the we went to the jungle. They have always a guy in the hostel...

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Lake Munmorah, Australia
Reviewed 12 September 2014

Tarantula Eco tours organised our 4 day Amazon stay. We were picked up from the airport and had lunch at the hostel before being dropped off at the river. Half an hour boat ride and an enjoyable 2hour walk along a easy muddy track we arrived at our lodge. All our photos turned out amazing. You cannot go wrong with...

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Thank Bill P
Reviewed 2 September 2014

We booked our tour in Cusco through Macaw Adventure Perú Tour located on Calle Suecia, just a short walk from Plaza Des Armas. David, the owner, was very helpful and organized everything including our transportation to and from Cusco. Once in Puerto Maldonado, the owner of Tarantula Eco Hostel met us and handled everything on that end. We had our...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

Had an overnight stay at the hotel. The room was very basic but the staff were great people. Wifi seems to go down once in a while due to the ISP. The hotel is very close to the airport maybe 5 minutes or so. The town is still has a lot of dirt roads and very country feel.

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The house made entirely of concrete. and large green areas with swimming pool and hammocks, who make this place the best of Puerto Maldonado, where to find the Tranquil you are looking for your vacation and is ideal for meeting other travelers. As our guest you have access to all areas of the hostel as our pool, hammocks, TV Room., Dining room, Bar and all our green area of ​​2 hectares for a walk around, and observe different species of monkeys, insects, birds, among others, that we have in our area of ​​conservation of flora and fauna. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tarantula Eco Hostel

Address: Av. Aeropuerto Km. 1 S/N | Av. Faucett, Puerto Maldonado 51, Peru
Region: Peru > Madre de Dios Region > Puerto Maldonado
Price Range: $24 - $41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Tarantula Eco Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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“All rooms are similar with no sound proofing and thin walls, there was nothing left to the imagination and all conversations are overheard.”
 of 5 bubbles GaryL896, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“My room was in a bungalo by the swimming pool. A great location for viewing animals.”
 of 5 bubbles ecotraveler_12, 27 Jul 2012 | Read review
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