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Laguna de Huacachina 100, Huacachina, Peru
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Belgium
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41 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

Rooms are not superclean but ok. Good beds and tv. Food is ok. Bad wifi, no hot water and the condition of the water in the swimmingpool is bad! The water is green, you don't see your feet while in the water. It's overpriced like every restaurant/hotel in Huacachina.

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Fribourg, Switzerland
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Hospedaje Mayo (or Mayo Ica) is an family run hostel in Huacachina. Despite booking through Hostelworld and paying a deposit they charged me the full price, saying the confirmation email is meaningless. So in other words prebooking is a waste of money but also may not guarantee a bed. Staff also sold trips to Paracas or City tours, around twice... More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Don’t ever go to Mayo! We booked a trip to sandboard including the buggy and the trip was nice with a friendly guide called Bladimir. But when we had to pay, we paid the owner of Mayo (we don’t know the name, but he is fat). We gave 100 soles, but then he changed it into 10 soles and said... More 

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La Merced, Peru
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 3 November 2015

When I arrived in Huacachina I was very hungry, and happened to walk by this small restaurant. This is a basic, simple restaurant, nothing fancy. It is near Desert Nights, which is overpriced but has a lot of american-style food. Well I ordered a ceviche here and the quality was good, although not amazing. I would definitely eat here again.... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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846 reviews
564 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Not really recommend it. Think it is this kind of place for tourist. Quality wasnt good and overpriced for Peru. Plus did not like the waiters jokes

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Karlstad, Sweden
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

Ate here a couple of time because of their menu turistico! For 15 soles, excluding drinks, u get a starter and a really big main! U get to choose from two starters and six mains, and considering the usual price-ranges in Hucachina, this gets u alot for a fairly small price :)

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Thank sm-lod
Huacachina
1 review
Reviewed 5 July 2014

Came for the hostel, could do everything through them for a great price. They even provided goggles for the sand buggying! Big TVs in room was a great change from normal hostels. Hot water and clean rooms!

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Thank Ajuriansz1
Paracas, Peru
1 review
Reviewed 4 November 2013 via mobile

We ended up eating and booking a dune buggy tour at other hostels (staff told us there were no 2-hour dune tours anywhere as it was a holiday but we found one at Bananas hostel). Our room and bathroom were tolerable for the price. Lots of small insects on the floor and smears on the wall made me glad to... More 

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Scherpenheuvel, Belgium
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2013

It was ok, the food was nice but you don't have to come eat here to get a smile from any employers. Very cheap LUNCH offers!!

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Thank Anneliesva
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 July 2013

The family, who runs the restaurant opened up a hostel adjacent to it about a month ago. Stayed there for two nights and were quite satisfied. Nice and clean rooms for a decent price. Staff was friendly but a bit pushy regarding tours/general sales.

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Peruvian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laguna de Huacachina 100, Huacachina, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Ica Region  >  Huacachina

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