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Saya Wasi

Kisqapata 1000 | San Blas, Cusco, Peru
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Ranked #73 of 235 Cusco B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wrapped our Peru trip by staying with Denis. It couldn't have ended better. The place was gorgeous and Denis was a gracious host. He was very friendly and insightful. The accommodations were far above our expectations - breakfast was delicious and the view was simply amazing. Saya Wasi was one of the highlights of our entire trip to Peru.

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Santa Rosa, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Saya Wasi is a bed and breakfast with the most fabulous views in Cusco. The rooms are large and well appointed. The breakfasts are served French style with white linens and the breakfasts are sumptuous, fresh and absolutely delicious. Denis Poitras is the manager and is the most wonderful and helpful Concierge in this wondrous and adventurous city. He is... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Cuzco was an amazing place to visit and our host Denis at Saya Wasi added immeasurably to the experience. Friendly and knowledgeable, Denis always knew where to have the perfect coffee, the perfect meal, the perfect cocktail. Saya Wasi was clean, cozy and close to all the sights. Breakfast had a real wow factor, I've stayed in plenty of fancy... More

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San Rafael, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

I agree that the Saya Wasi is in serious need of a facelift. We stayed for four nights at the end of August 2011. The view is stunning, but that's where the positive ends. The street location is above the clean, nice area of San Blas. The street stinks of fresh sewage, is dusty and unpaved. The apartment is tired.... More

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George Town, Grand Cayman
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12 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

The "Sayawasi" is a great place to stay if you want an apartment to yourself, where you can cook and chill out in your own space. The view is awazing over looking the city, both in the day and night. It is a steep climb up to the house, but it's well worth it and the San Blas square is... More

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San Luis Obispo, California
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13 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

Stayed 10 days at Saya Wasi, and the reviews are now out of date that praise it. Yes, the view is still fabulous, but the room we had was shabby, shop worn. The stairs to get up to the building were a killer. Open sewer along the sidewalk and stairway made the difficult breathing even worse. Shower head attachment was... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2010

It was by far the best place I had been in Cusco. This was my 5th time. Highly recommended.

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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2010

This is another of those special places that one is difficult to recommend as I do not want it to be booked up next time I visit. Perched above San Blas, access is gained by walking up some steep steps but the reward is the spectacular views of Cuzco,there are three self contained apartments above which the owner Marta lives... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2010

It was the best place where we stayed during our trip in Peru. The rooms were so comfortable, in felt like a home. The only disadvantage were all the stair you have to climb if you walk from the plaza to the appartment. But if you are only a bit sportive it is no problem. I you ever want to... More

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Lake District
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2010

Transport arranged from airport by Saya Wasi Good advice on acclimatising to 3,300m altitude! Courteous & helpful staff. Room was large, light, airy with fantastic views over Cusco. Furnished well, tastefully decorated, self catering was possible. Location quiet, away from traffic, about 20min walk to Plaza de Armas, wonderful centre of Cusco. Excellent restaurant la Retama recommended, (can deliver food... More

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Address: Kisqapata 1000 | San Blas, Cusco, Peru
Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
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Hotel Saya Wasi (the upper house in Quechua) offers you the pleasure of staying in a cozy B & B located in the San Blas area in Cusco, 5 min from Plaza de Armas. This small haven will bring you peace of mind in the more rustic area of the imperial Inca city. This place is the meeting point for artists, close to cafes and galleries. You will comfortably walk in the pedestrian streets or stay at the hotel to laze off on the terrace and admire the view of the incredible historical center of the city. Excellent location. Closed to museums, cafes, restaurants. 5 Min from Plaza de Armas. 10 Min. From the airport by taxi. 10 Min. From the train station where you will leave to Machu Picchu. We speak spanish, french and english. We will gladly help you with the planning of your trip. ... more   less 
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