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Hostal Mallqui

2.5 of 5 Calle Nueva Alta 444, Cusco, Peru
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed here for 4 nights over New Years Eve. Let's face it this place is cheap, really cheap so set your expectations....you are not staying in a 4 star hotel. The rooms are nice, we stayed in a double room that had an ensuite bath. The room and bathroom were clean and cleaned daily (however they don't give... More 

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United Kingdom
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41 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a short walk up a rustic, cobbled street from the main square, with various other points of interest and restaurants close by. The courtyard is quaint, and the wifi decent (didn't work in the room though). The room itself was nice, bed comfy, and en suite bathroom clean with warm water, although the door didn't shut properly... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Whilst this is not in the more expensive San Blas area popular with tourists, it is only a short walk to the Plaza Des Armas and a couple of other very nice plazas. The hostel is in a very nice old house and has quiet, spacious, comfortable common areas (Wifi only in these areas). I booked a single room with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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134 reviews 134 reviews
23 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 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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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
29 helpful votes 29 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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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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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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