Posada del Inca Puno occupies a splendid waterfront location by Lake Titicaca, with magnificent views of both the lake and the mountains beyond. This spacious modern hotel has 62 rooms, including singles, twins, doubles and triples, all attractively furnished and with spacious ensuite bathrooms. Facilities include air conditioning, heating, TV, telephone and safe. Rooms have views of either the lake or the mountains.
The Inkafe Plaza Restaurant offers food from early morning till late evening and serves local Peruvian as well as international dishes. The restaurant enjoys fine lake views and the outdoor terrace is ideal for al fresco dining. A delicious buffet breakfast is served every morning. The bar is a cosy place for pre or post prandial drinks and a convivial conversation with fellow guests. The lobby with its welcoming fireplace is also a pleasant area in which to relax.
The hotel is ideally situated for visiting the many local attractions including the floating island of the Uros people, Taquile and Amantani Islands and the Sillustani Chulpas (burial towers). 'Yavari', built in England in 1862 and delivered in pieces to Lake Titicaca to be reconstructed, is moored by the hotel and can be visited. She successfully worked the lake for over 100 years and has now been restored. Puno with its historic buildings, cathedral, museums, shops and markets is just 5kms away.
Additional amenities include room service (not 24hour), a gift shop, laundry service and a private pier for boat excursions on the lake. With its proximity to Juliaca airport (50kms away), this is a perfectly located hotel for exploring this fascinating area.
Posada del Inca Puno has helped preserve one of the worldâ€™s most famous lakes by working with several local organizations to help clean Lake Titicaca. Furthermore, the hotel supports the local community by selling locally made items. The vast majority of staff come from the local community and the hotel provides them training and possibilities of advancement in their careers.
"Strange place. Felt a bit like being in the Soviet - big and impersonal, although the staff were fine. Because we were outside the town, felt a bit isolated and this is where dinner could have been included, since there was nowhere else to go once you were there. "