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Hostal Mallqui

2.5 of 5 Calle Nueva Alta 444, Cusco, Peru
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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131 reviews 131 reviews
23 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I stayed 4 nights in total and enjoyed the quiet. No bar, so no noise from that. Just a quiet place to stay with good breakfast. There's a fire in the TV room downstairs which we enjoyed on the evenings. Dorm beds were very comfortable and they have en suite bathrooms. My dorm even had a sofa and TV in... More

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

My wife and I stopped at the hostel Mallqui in Cusco for 5 nights in late November-early December. In general we are pleased by the conditions of the accommodation and would consider staying in it another time. Our very negative comment is related to the charges of the hostel front desk for tours, and also taxi. The cost of a... More

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Lima, Peru
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

The place was really cozy, an old Peruvian house adapted as Hostel. The room I got wasn't really big for a double room (I got a double with private bathroom), we barely had space to walk. Also the bathroom was clean but small, and some of the towels had holes. On the other hand the Breakfast was great! it included... More

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Kiev, Ukraine
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Hostal is in walking distance from Plaza De Armas. The value is very good, around 30 US per night for a double with private bathroom, especially comparing to accommodation prices in Cusco. Breakfast is very basic, but this is all what you basically need. Rooms are good, but if you stay during the cold month I would recommend you to... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

I found Hostal Mallque through the Hosteling International organization website. I like staying in hostels around the world because I like the lifestyle, use of a kitchen for some special diet requirements, and the casual friendly atmosphere to meet fellow travelers and compare notes with, and ability to lock my gear up when out and about. So I was a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

This hostal was very charming and true to the architecture of the area. Rooms are around a courtyard and the decor was cultural and well chosen. The place was clean, close to the Plaza and good value for money. I stayed a double room and it was comfortable, a good size, and not in a noisy area. This was back... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Warm inviting colors, charming Colonial ambience, hot coca tea all day long, comfortable and clean rooms, only a few blocks from the plaza, stellar beakfast...and Cynthia, the host, Hostel Mallqui turned out to be a wonderful stab in the dark. My first time to Peru. And as you already know, booking everything over the internet leave one a little nervous.... More

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Hong Kong, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

We stayed in Hostel Mallqui for 11 nights, after one night in our booked hostel next to the Plaza de Arma(rather lose the booking fee than stay in small room with no common space). Hostel Mallqui is nice with good breakfast, warm welcome and helpful staff, comfortable, clean and big room (matrimonial room with private bathroom), welcome common space, located... More

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Buenos aires
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

I make a reservation in this hostal. The architecture is really nice, ambient is quiet, and have a very good breakfast. Problem start with the hot water when we wake up very early to our tours an never end when we come back. Hostal have a problem whit water as well as others hostal in cusco. The problem was they... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

The hostal was fine and we enjoyed our stay, but I would caution guests to be careful if you leave your cases in the hostal store. One of our cases was broken into while we were at Machu Picchu and although the manager helped us report it to the police, who were very clear that it was an "inside job".... More

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Address: Calle Nueva Alta 444, Cusco, Peru
Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hostal Mallqui 2.5*
Number of rooms: 45
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