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Connecticut
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just returned from a three night stay. We had a triple room on the second floor (highly recommend second floor) with a stunning view over to the ruins. The room was large enough for the three of us with a small balcony to get some fresh air. Our beds had duvets on them versus the standard comforters seen in...

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Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location of Apu Lodge is really beautiful (and quiet) and the staff are wonderful. Our travel plans got really messed up by a flight cancelation but Daz & Nancy helped us immensely. Breakfast was delicious. Our room was small but we had everything we needed. The upper rooms have neat views of the ruins.

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Louise N, Owner at Apu Lodge, responded to this review

Glad you had such a great stay and delicious breakfast, and that our receptionists were able to help you out with your travel plans when they got messed up. All the best for your future travels!

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service, helpful at all times; very responsive to e-mail inquiries. A perfect location in a small village, away from the bustle and touristy town of Machu Picchu. We were picked up at the Cusco airport, and they had to wait over 2 hours since our Peru Air flight was delayed. Apparently that's standard for this airline. Great English speakers,...

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Louise N, Owner at Apu Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review, we are delighted you loved our food and our service. Our drivers usually are always happy to wait for you, it helps if you can let us know that you are delayed and they appreciate a tip for the extra waiting time. Peruvian Airlines does have some issues with punctuality, but they are one of...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful guest house in a beautiful town with amazing staff, food and surroundings. They could not have been more helpful or hospitable to both our families and we really enjoyed our stay there over a few days. Highly recommended.

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Louise N, Owner at Apu Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, I am really glad that you enjoyed your stay and our food. It has been lovely having lots of families around over the Easter period. Happy travels!

Muscat, Oman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 2 nights. We feel in love with the garden including the hummingbirds and hearing the water going down the channel just outside. Our room was relaxing and great views of the Inca ruins. We loved the evening meals which were so tasty and huge. Breakfast was excellent. We had a great driver organised by the friendly staff who...

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Dwight, Canada
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The Apu Lodge was a great place to acclimatize before we hiked the Inca Trail. We stayed here for 3 nights before the hike and 1 night after. They stored our luggage when we did the trail. The staff were friendly and recommended some great restaurants in town.We had a room on the upper floor facing the ruins. It was...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We had a lovely stay at Apu Lodge the views are exactly like the photos! The desk staff and owners were really friendly and helpful. Breakfasts and food we're good. We actually ate in the hotel 3 evenings. Rooms were very nicely decorated. I would definitely recommend a stay in this hotel.

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Louise N, Owner at Apu Lodge, responded to this review

Our cook, Karina, is delighted that you loved the food enough to eat dinner with us on three nights. We are working on expanding our menu to offer more choices for guests who choose to do this. We are also very glad that you enjoyed our stunning views, friendly, helpful team and room decor. Thank you for your recommendation. Happy...

London
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Apu Lodge is a very easy going place where we were made to feel very welcome. The staff we met were all without exception very helpful and friendly. Jorge a friend of the owner who was helping out when we were there was incredibly helpful and thoughtful about our upcoming trip to Lima. The one dinner we had was very...

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Louise N, Owner at Apu Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, I am so glad you liked the Lodge and enjoyed your stay and your dinner here. Ollantaytambo is, as you say, an excellent stopping off point for Machu Picchu and a great destination in itself, with beautiful hikes all around, hundreds of archaeological sites, and also living culture in the weaving villages up the...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The Apu Lodge is at the very end of charming cobblestone footpath off of the main road and away from the bustle and noise of the main square. The lodge is simple and comfortable. The staff is friendly and accomodating of guest requests such as a really early breakfast for those who have a train to catch. The wi-fi works...

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Olympia
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The folks at Apu Lodge were so very helpful, allowed up to practice our Spanish and also provided a great driver to pick us up in up in Cuzco and drive us to the sites. The Lodge has good views, is off the main streets, is quiet and has a nice view of Ollyantaytambo ruins. As well, their breakfasts were...

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Louise N, Owner at Apu Lodge, responded to this review

We are so pleased to see your review, and that you enjoyed your stay, the beautiful views and healthy breakfasts at our peaceful haven here in Ollantaytambo. We are also serving dinner. Roni is a great taxi driver we have been working with for years, along with a couple of other trusted drivers. We are delighted that you enjoyed your...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Apu Lodge is a boutique bed-and-breakfast located in the pedestrian Inca streets of the village of Ollantaytambo and its position on a terrace gives it a fantastic view from all rooms. It has spacious gardens, visited by humming birds, hammocks to relax in after your hike to Machu Picchu or other ruins, and is very peaceful. All rooms have views, private bathrooms with excellent shower and are furnished with simple elegance. Dinner is served in our restaurant. English spoken and excellent advice given on local sites, tours and taxis can be arranged. Please call from the plaza for assistance with luggage as there is no vehicle access. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Apu Lodge

Address: Lari Calle s/n | Urubamba, Ollantaytambo 84, Peru
Region: Peru > Cusco Region > Sacred Valley > Ollantaytambo
Price Range: $108 - $202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Apu Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Apu Hotel Ollantaytambo
Apu Lodge Ollantaytambo, Peru - Sacred Valley
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“Go for second floor so people moving around early in the AM to catch their trains do not disturb you.”
odie1, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I don't think there's a bad room but we enjoyed being on the second floor, to better see the ruins.”
krism172, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Second Floor with view of the ruins”
Retired_teacher_56, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have a great view”
PaulD-UK, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Better wifi in rooms closer to the lobby”
qBan, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
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