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Sandoval Lake Lodge

08/06/2017 09/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Its a little awkward when all the other reviews are so shining, however, I would like to point a few things out about this hotel. The location is extraordinary, the buildings are Ok given their location. Beds are fine with mosquito nets provided. Electricity is provided on a roster basis, again given the location this is acceptable. The gardens are...

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inkanatura, Senior Travel Advisor at Sandoval Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for your input. Based o nit we took action and the Administrator is no longer working for us and we have a new administrator that is organizing housekeeping work and is checking the menu we offer. With the changes we have done we are sure we will return to the good quality standard we have always...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely lodge but be prepared, it's in the middle of nowhere! After being picked up at the airport we were taken to the office to get wellies. We were then taken to a boat where we travelled for a further 30mins. We then had a 3k hike through the Amazon before getting another boat. The hike is...

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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic place after walking through mud We Saw plenty of different monkeys and giant otters at the Lake and even though it rained half a Day our stay for 2 Nights was superb. Good food. Everything is basic. But the wildlife and the Nature is outstanding

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inkanatura, Senior Travel Advisor at Sandoval Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for sharing your experience Regards

Newmarket, Canada
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Really enjoyable visit. Different than what we are accustomed to but all of our needs/desires were met. William, our guide who continued to accompany us through our trip (InkaNatura Travel) continued to accommodate us. Nice sense of humor, knowledgeable, lots of energy and friendly made our trip a lot more successful. Really beautiful area, nice lake, and nice variety of...

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inkanatura, Senior Travel Advisor at Sandoval Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are glad you enjoyed the experience Regards

Reviewed 17 January 2017

Sandoval Lake Lodge did not only meet our expectations - it exceeded them. The expectations are clearly set out and known beforehand. You wouldn't come here for a sheer luxury break but you'd definitely be staying at the right place for a wonderful experience. We stayed for three nights and enjoyed the services of Jose-Luis (Pepe) as our guide. Pepe,...

inkanatura, Senior Travel Advisor at Sandoval Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for sharing your experience. We are glad you enjoyed you stay and this jungle experience. Again regards

Reviewed 31 December 2016

A beautiful yet simple lodge in the middle of nowhere. It is a relaxed lodge that provides everything you could NEED in the middle of the rainforest. Food was good and plenty of it. The beds were comfortable and the mosquito netting romantic but absolutely necessary. Soap, towels, showers, clean linen hand washed by the staff, screened lodge, hammocks to...

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Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 15 October 2016

For being in the jungle, in the middle of nowhere, this hotel is perfect for a relaxing day, amazing views and great sights. The rooms are simple, bed, mosquito net and bathroom. The power (from a generator) is on only for a couple of hours a day however the meals were excellent and going to see the giant otters, caimans...

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inkanatura, Senior Travel Advisor at Sandoval Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for sharing your experience Best regards Carmen Maria

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This is a really beautiful location in which to stay and experience the Amazon Jungle. Our guide was excellent so we managed to see an amazing variety of birds animals insects and reptiles, more than we could have hoped. Top tips are bring flip flops (no shoes allowed in doors) pack more insect repellent than you think you need and...

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inkanatura, Senior Travel Advisor at Sandoval Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guests Thank you for sharing your expeprience. We are glad you enjoyed your stay Regards

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 29 August 2016

A small piece of soap and mosquito nets brings us all back to our humble existence that no matter how much money you have cannot buy. Meals are simple and lights to go out by 10pm. It's a long house thus noises travel open right through the rooms.

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Originally travel agency booked us at Hacienda Conception, last minute switched us to Sandoval. So glad they did. We arrived late, it was dark by the time we hiked in, but that made the hike very exciting, what a great start. We saw snake, cayman, many tarantulas, and bullet ants. The room was clean, neat and well maintained. No insect...

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Dear guest Thank you for sharing your experience and we are more than glad that you enjoyed your stay

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sandoval Lake Lodge: Located deep in Peru's Tambopata National Reserve, our Sandoval Lake lodge overlooks sparkling, palm-rimmed Sandoval Lake, the most beautiful and wildlife-rich of all lakes in Tambopata-Madidi. This privileged location gives you exclusive access to the lake in the early morning and late afternoon, the choice hours for wildlife viewing and photography. No other lodge in Tambopata-Madidi is on the banks of a protected oxbow lake. Our short Sandoval Lake Lodge program includes two nights of fully-screened accommodation in 25 double-occupancy rooms complete with en suite facilities with hot-water showers, electricity (*), fans, meals, airport transfers in Puerto Maldonado, naturalist guides, lake excursions by day in search of Giant Otters, monkeys, and macaws, forest excursions, night excursions in search of caimans, and evening slide shows. Our lodge specializes in small groups and individualized attention in our overriding quest to conserve the lake and surrounding rainforest. Sandoval Lake Lodge is built out of ecologically-correct driftwood mahogany and is owned jointly by a nonprofit conservation group and five families of indigenous Brazil nut collectors. (*) Three times per day: from 5:00 to 6:00 am, from noon to 4:00 pm and from 17:30 to 22:30 pm. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandoval Lake Lodge

Address: Puerto Maldonado Peru, Puerto Maldonado, Peru
Region: Peru > Madre de Dios Region > Puerto Maldonado
Price Range: $558 - $562 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Sandoval Lake Lodge 1*
Number of rooms: 25
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“When booking this hotel ask if management has changed. Also would recommend you ask for extra towels and toilet paper on arrival.”
bdjc, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“There all pretty similar so you're not missing out!”
FGHOB, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are open aired thus you can actually hear your next door neighbour”
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Kosing2015, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“It's important to make sure you are not next door to a snorer, because there is no noise mitigation whatsoever.”
123Familytraveller, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“rooms are assigned, we had a snorer in the group and they moved him as far as possible from others.”
csmslc, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
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