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Samay Wasi Youth Hostels Cusco

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Calle Atoqsaycuchi No 416 - San Blas, Cusco, Peru
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Ranked #18 of 278 Specialty Lodging in Cusco
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we staying here for six nights and enjoyed ourselves. Great showers (best pressure we've had in SA), heating, friendly and helpful staff. Matrimonial rooms downstairs are a bit awkward shaped but nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Friendly marketing manager picked us up at the bus station. Nice quiet location away from the center of the city. Great view of Cusco from the deck. Loved the towel art --- they made a new animal everyday!

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Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We stayed here in Feb, pros: hot water, efficient staff, good breakfast, great views, heater, good wifi, efficient informative staff who will tell you about sites/travel options, etc Cons: Up a hill from main plaza, the taxi driver both arriving and departing did not know where this hostel was, so problems at both ends, on arrival, he left us at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Pros: We stayed here post-Machu Picchu, as we wanted a quieter area to stay in in Cusco than the centre of town. The San Blas area is really nice with good restaurants and shops. The hostel itself offers nice double rooms with en suite and a complementary breakfast. The staff are very friendly and helpful too. Cons: It's quite a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We stayed here before and after our sacred valley trip, and it was so good we convinced our new friends to stay with us the second time! The view is worth it alone, but it's cheap, super friendly, and does airport pick up! Will be back next time we go to Cusco for sure!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

2nd floor private room allowed us to wake up to a view of the city. All the staff smile and are willing to help in any way they can, from printing bus tickets to making tea from a special herb for my boyfriend who had a stomach bug. There was a huge rainstorm one night and we had several leaks.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We stayed there a few days while we were in Cusco and had a wonderful time. The staff was very friendly and helpful, and even before our stay began was incredibly accommodating. I highly recommend to any one visiting Cusco. The location is excellent, and the hostel is situated on a hill with a gorgeous view of the city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Stayed here for 3 nights before Inca Trail and 2 after, would highly recommend! The steps up from town are well worth the views and the peacefulness. Lovely surrounding streets to wonder around with great restaurants. Sweet, friendly staff with a manageress so organised and efficient (a rarity for South America!) Cosy, comfortable rooms with heating and hot showers with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This hostel has a perfect location in San Blas with views over the whole city of Cusco! Having the included breakfast on the terrace is great! Transfer from bus station was included which was very nice. Rooms are nice and clean an showers are hot!:) Staff is very friendly and helpful! Overall a very pleasant stay!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Friendly staff and very chill environment. Includes breakfast and an amazing view of cusco. We stayed here for 3 or 4 days and had a very relaxing time. Close enough to the main square but not in such a gimmicky tourist area. Booking treks and tours with James at the hostel is easy. Highly recommended.

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