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Barbados
Reviewed 5 November 2012

We had such a nice time staying on the Yavari for 3 nights. We were the only travellers staying on the boat, Beautifully restored ship. If you love boats its a must to at least visit. Nice location. Restricted with resturants not many nearby but that didnt bother us as it was nice to stay just out of Puno. Staff...

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Alexandria, VA
Reviewed 5 November 2012

Long overdue review for this place (traveled here about 2 years ago)... I stayed here a while back with another friend, so that we could have a unique experience on the lake. We stayed one night, went out for a home stay on Amantani and left our luggage, then came back for a final night. Both times we stayed in...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 October 2012

I stayed on the Yavari for one night in September and it was lovely. Giselle and the crew were very nice and friendly and gave a wonderful tour of the ship. Giselle also organised my visit to the floating islands and went out and bought my bus ticket to Copacabana while I was away so I wouldn't miss it. The...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 September 2012

The Yavari was an incredible place to stay. When we were there, it was just us and our fabulous host on the boat. She gave us both guest rooms to spread out in. There are tiny, so it was nice to have a separate place to stow our luggage. During the day, the ship is open to the public as...

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PerthWestOz
Reviewed 25 August 2012

I read about the 'good ship' Yavari in a naval history magazine i picked up in my doctor's surgery waiting room - the story fascinated me and after i worked my way through the Yavari website [run by volunteers] i booked a night 'on board' - finally arrived in Puno 6 months later i was disappointed in myself for not...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2012

A night on the Yavari is absolutely outstanding in every respect. The crew were friendly and welcoming (thanks to Basilio for an excellent impromptu tour of the ship when we got on board), the accommodation comfortable and charming (beds are definitely the most comfortable we had in South America). They really look after you here - I brought a patch...

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New York
Reviewed 22 June 2012

We spent a night on this charming ship earlier this month. It was wonderful to experience how people travel in the old days, back to ~ 150 years ago. The cabin is small, but very cozy and comfortable. The view of the city and stars at night from the deck was so beautiful! So was the scene in the morning,...

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boston
Reviewed 19 June 2012

Yavari - the only place to spend the night afloat on Lake T! On our recent trip to Peru, we were lucky enough to spend a couple of nights aboard this 150-year-old British gunboat, now a B&B - why the charm and history alone makes it the place to be! The YAVARI was delivered in pieces by mules to the...

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San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 3 April 2012

This floating hotel was amazing, well-worth it for it's history and charm, but especially for the hospitality of Captain Giselle. The cabins are cozy, and even though it can get pretty cold on the lake, there are plenty of blankets and Giselle provides you with a hot water bottle. She SAVED my hide, as I had a home stay on...

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Devon
Reviewed 19 March 2012

The Yavari is an1862 steam boat which was transported up to the lake on the backs of mules and reassembled piece by piece, where it has been ever since. It is now being lovingly restored by a charity and all proceeds go to the final push to get her moving again. Inside shehas been restored to her original condition with...

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  • Free Parking
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When you stay aboard the Yavari, built in 1862, you will enjoy a unique and unforgettable experience, and also contribute to the continuing conservation and maintenance of a part of Peru's history and heritage ... more   less 

Additional Information about Yavari Bed & Breakfast

Address: Lake Titicaca, Puno 18, Peru
Region: Peru > Puno Region > Puno
Price Range: $128 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Call the place up first and arrange for a pick up as the location is not known to most taxi drivers in Puno”
 of 5 bubbles JosephD430, 13 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Make sure to ask for a guided tour of the boat.”
 of 5 bubbles Reds1895, 13 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The cabins are "cozy." We were the only guests so they let us use the whole boat for our stuff, but if there are other guests then putting all of your stuff in your cabin could be crowded.”
 of 5 bubbles KennethK199, 29 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Take the top bed if you are an early riser and don't mind to be awaken by the light. Otherwise, use the lower bed.”
 of 5 bubbles Evianti, 1 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Perhaps one of the rooms away from the watercloset will be best. Also, remember it's an old ship so the rooms are very, very small but you will love it here.”
 of 5 bubbles nala22, 18 Jun 2012 | Read review
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