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Samay Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Av. San Martin 206, Cusco, Peru
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Ranked #85 of 145 Hotels in Cusco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This hotel was located right in the center of Cuzco. It was very close to restaurants and shopping. The rooms were clean and so was the bathroom. I would describe it as quaint and carrying the minimum essentials for a night's stay. It did have a flat screen tv in the room. It did get noisy at night, you could... More 

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Oslo, Norway
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Would have been a higher star rating but it was very noisy. They served breakfast at 6 AM and we could hear them walking up and down the stairs as soon as they started bringing food up around 5 AM. The service was really good and the rooms clean and worth the price we paid. Excellent location was in walking... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I loved the service provided by the hotel. I got there at 8 am and they had my room ready, everything was clean and people were really nice. Location is about 8 blocks from main square. Breakfast was good, a little poor if you are having breakfast later than 8:30, they have limited stock of things so if they run... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

We stayed at Samay for 4 nights in late Aug 2013. Firstly the plus points: It's really close to the main square, about a 15 minutes up, there is a really good restaurant 1 min. from the hotel The textile market is right across the street which makes shopping easy The rooms were nice and big, there was hot water... More 

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Monroe, Louisiana
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The Samay Hotel in Cusco, Peru was located in an ideal location even though the building itself was somewhat dated. Some of the hallways were dark and some of the heaters did not work well. The food was good and plentiful and the staff was helpful and friendly.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

I have stayed at this place twice. Once in 2007 and another time in 2008. We had been staying previously in a little village named Salkantay. Maybe it was the switch from a dirt house to a real bed, but I really loved this place. We got to know one of the waiters very well, and we have written him... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

The hotel was basic but worked perfectly for what we needed. It was a nice, clean hotel in a great location. The shower water did vary a great deal. It got very hot then cooler, but it was easy enough to adjust without getting burnt. I am not sure why other reviewers didn’t like the location. The hotel was only... More 

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7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Myself and five others in my group stayed at the Samay before and after going to Machu Picchu - a total of 3 nights. This hotel was in a travel package. The hotel was about a 20 minute uphill walk to the Plaza del Armes (challenging when you just arrive in Cusco and are suffering from the altitude). The hotel... More 

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13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

We stayed for 4 night during march and I liked. Position is not the best: 20 minute walk to the Plaza del Armes, but the area is safe and not far is a supermarket. Rooms are small but nice and clean. Unfortunately we had no view, just another wall. Staff is friendly even few of them speaks English. Breakfast is... More 

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San Francisco, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

The hotel is a modern construction offering the bases for you stay. The location is good, you can walk easy to the indigenous market and even find near stores to find water and some biscuits. Optional restaurants around and for the price you pay in a historic city is good enough. If there is any complain for the location, then... More 

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Address: Av. San Martin 206, Cusco, Peru
Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Samay Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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