We stayed five nights in all at the Huayruro. Outstanding in every way. For international travel i give it 5 stars at a 3 star price. Excellent service by everyone. Wonderful breakfast. Very clean and modern facilities. Fast internet. Only a few blocks from the main plaza and river. No complaints. Highly recommended without any hesitation. Will certainly be staying here again when ever I’m back in Iquitos.
To make a long story short: this is a very good hostal! Enjoyed every second after having stayed in a hostel for the same price at the plaza de armas, which was loud and sticky („La Chacruna“). This here has good clean rooms, air con without extra charge, super friendly staff and finally: silence, in an otherwise quite loud city. A very good place for an Iquitos stay!
The hotel is currently in a huge construction zone, so it was difficult to get to the entrance with my suitcase. It isn't far from the main square and from the riverfront. The room was fairly nice with a/c (a MUST here), hot water, a mini fridge, nice bed, and a nice breakfast. I was lucky and got a room with a high window facing outside, most don't and the window looks in on the hallway. The airport transfer was nice but a guy helped me with my bag and loaded it in to the taxi then demanded a tip. He wasn't even the driver, but a "middle man" friend of the driver that we dropped off at the taxi station, weird? I had to stay one night in Iquitos prior to an Amazon lodge stay. This is not the hotel's fault, but Iquitos is a dirty, smelly littered town that I will never return to. If I had the option, I'd time the airport arrival with lodge pick up and no Iquitos stay! I almost got sick in their market with the smell, heat, filth, humidity, no breeze, and what was displayed there! The guy at the hotel was a little pushy trying to sell tours, sell a ride with his friend in his tuk tuk... I had his friend take me to the manatee rescue place and town tour. He was nice enough but ended up charging me 5 times what the other 2000 tuk tuk drivers charged. I walked around the area a bit. The nicest area was right on the riverfront. I asked a restaurant host in Spanish where the road was of the hotel and she didn't know. It was literally the next road! Hard to find due to the construction. When I checked out, the desk guy asked to take my photo for facebook. I declined. Didn't like it well enough to help advertise! The price was right, but there are better options.…
It's a hotel rather than a hostel (unlike the other place we stayed hotel la casona which was actually more like a hostel and not quite as nice). Very friendly staff. They offer free pickup from airport. Room big and clean and good air conditioning. Hotel quite simple but quiet. Breakfast was pretty standard but included. Location good but then iquitos is small - it's very near the boat museum and a few blocks from the main square. Would recommended for a few quiet nights
My family stayed here and it was perfect. We had just got back from the jungle and my kids were looking forward to showers, AC, and internet. All of these were waiting for us. The staff was so helpful with helping us find a place to get our laundry done. They assisted us with details regarding our flights and transportation. I felt like they cared about our well-being and wanted to ensure we were having a pleasant time in Iquitos.