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Samay Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Av. San Martin 206, Cusco, Peru
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Ranked #91 of 145 Hotels in Cusco
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 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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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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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
5 reviews 5 reviews
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
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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Tustin, California
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90 reviews 90 reviews
26 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

Stayed here for 2 nights as part of a tour package...definitely NOT recommended. The hotel is about 15-20 minute walking distance from Cusco's main plaza, right on Avenida El Sol. There's not much nearby at night to do except a couple of restaurants packed with tourists. I'd recommend spending a little more money to stay closer to downtown. We stayed... More

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Address: Av. San Martin 206, Cusco, Peru
Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
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Hotel Class:3 star — Samay Hotel 3*
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