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Montpelier, Vermont
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2014

First off, the location is excellent, close to the pedestrian shopping street and the main plaza. Breakfast room is on the top floor, with excellent view (reminiscent of Istanbul) rooms are definitely idiosyncratic, but do have a certain charm. Lots of steps so be prepared.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 2 October 2014 via mobile

Room was clean, wifi was consistent, shower hot, staff friendly. Good find in a chaotic place. Breakfast was on the top floor, very basic with bread and coffee. You can get eggs for a small fee. Left our bags with the front desk while we did our lake titicaca tour.

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Johannesburg
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Reviewed 9 September 2014 via mobile

We stayed here two nights in room 1 (rather ask for 3, it has a balcony). Our room was small and had a window looking inward to a communal area. The shower was good but a tiny bathroom with an awkward toilet area. The room had a heater and extra blankets. A small cupboard and side table. Bit noisy if... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 13 June 2014

I had a bad experience here. I took a shower before going to bed and had no bug bites. I woke up in the middle of the night being bitten all over. I got out of bed and had bites all over me. I went down and woke up the desk clerk and got another room. In the morning I... More 

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Lima, Peru
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Reviewed 9 April 2014

This is a great little hotel to visit in Puno, it has comfortable, spacious rooms with hot showers (not a given always in Peru) and the staff, especially the owner are very friendly and accommodating. The breakfast offered is also very good and you get an incredible view from the top floor of Lake Titicaca. Also there is free internet... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 December 2013

Hostal is very dark in the entrance lobby & rather cold when we were there. Room was small but clean and had a heater. Overall Hostal is pretty basic, staff were helpful with all our queries & location is Very convenient! It's easy enough to find your way home as there is a bookshop opposite that blasts out panpipe music... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 11 December 2013

Beautiful, quirky decorations in the common areas (including a colorful mural that spans all six or seven floors), clean rooms, reliably hot water, and in-room wi-fi. I stayed there both before and after my trip to the Islas Uros and Taquile, in two different rooms. One had an external window, lots of sunlight, and a good-size bathroom. The other one... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 21 November 2013

We arrived at 5:00am to Puno on an overnight bus from Cusco. It took just under 20 minutes to walk to Hostal Pukara from the bus station. What was frightening to see were the four giant padlocks on two gates outside the hostel's entrance. Yikes. We rang the buzzer and tried to knock the doors (if you could reach your... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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15 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 November 2013

The hostal was booked as part of a G Adventures Peru tour. Upon entrance, the hotel had a quirky feel to it - liked that the room keys were attached to little dolls (nice touch). However, the accommodation was fairly basic. Luckily our room was on the first floor up; however, I know of other people in our group who... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 July 2013

This hotel charges us S150/night for a dirty, cricket, noisy thriple room, next to a bar that was loud all night. The bathroom was very small, when sit on the toilet the knees hit the wall in front, was very uncomfortable, would not recommend at all. Plus the owner lady charged extra for the trips like Sullistany and transport to... More 

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Additional Information about Hostal Pukara

Address: Libertad 328 | Cercado, Puno, Peru
Region: Peru > Puno Region > Puno
Price Range: RM111 - RM307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hostal Pukara 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“I think all the rooms are excellent. But be careful with the street wires if you get a room facing the street!”
 of 5 bubbles MissHernandez, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Stay somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles 211SandraW, 12 May 2016 | Read review
“One without bugs, and something to cut the front door padlock if you need to get out.”
 of 5 bubbles Bobreview100, 13 Jun 2014 | Read review
“The bathroom in our room (first floor up) was really narrow. Perhaps the ones higher up are different.”
 of 5 bubbles emilyc688, 11 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Caution, on evey floor there's a room without external window (window into internal space)”
 of 5 bubbles Brend0nC, 7 Jun 2013 | Read review
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