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Mama Simona Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Calle Ceniza 364 | Barrio de San Pedro, Cusco 260408 , Peru
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Ranked #23 of 226 Specialty lodging in Cusco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a problem with their booking system we were made to wait for a long time before anyone would sort out our room, and then only when I approached them again. No appology given and just general bad attitude from the staff. I think this was confined to one individual though. Otherwise a good hostel.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in this hostel in various rooms. They all were warm, quiet and comfortable. They have big lockers to lock your luggage while you go to a Machu Picchu hike. They organised a taxi for airport transfer. There is a comfortable lobby with tea and reading material. All for around 30 soles p.P.

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at three hostels in Cusco. I left the first in search of a hostel with a kitchen and left the second in search of a hostel with a clean kitchen. I found this at Mama Simona. Many hostels in Cusco have a bar/restaurant that is meant as a party scene, but I was not looking for this in... More

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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a four bed room located near the lobby on the main floor. The beds were super comfortable, they all had warm blankets which was good because it was really cold. The hostel was very clean. We had a bathroom in our room - it was OK. The shower pressure was not good, We had hot water, but I... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived by overnight train and got in at 6am. Our room wasn't ready obviously do they gave us blankets and showed us to some quiet comfy couches to rest. The people in our room left around 8am and they turned the room over straight away so we could get some sleep. Breakfast is basic but you cN order cheap... More

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Lima, Peru
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29 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sometimes, it is hard to find a good hostel in Peru. Safety, clean, good service and quiet. The bed is good, i slept well. This is not party hostel, you may go alone, with friends or family. It is all you may need. The common area has wifi and there are a plenty books to read about your trip. Breakfast... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding and affordable option, very central. Five minutes walk to Plaza de Armas and lots of great shops. We stayed here before we continued on to Machu Picchu. We had a four person room. The beds were very clean and the most comfortable of eight hotels over the course of our trip! Particularly notable duvets! I gave them 4 stars... More

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Lima, Peru
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64 hotel reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the only Hostel in Cusco , where you can feel at home, SAFE , clean, with a long list of FREE..LUGGAGE STORAGE, CAFE GRATIS!!! COCA TEA GRATIS!!! , the common área is like my kitchen!!! and everyone enjoy to have breakfast , because is CLEAN!!! everyone here smiles....everyone cares about their guests!! and of course the showers are HOT!!! I... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I liked everything! The staff were all lovely and super helpful, the rooms were clean and tastefully decorated, there's a lovely chill-out/common area, free breakfast (and more available for a fee), good wifi (mostly!), free luggage storage/lockers, free coffee/coca tea all day, and the best thing? HOT showers ALL DAY!!! Other perks are that you can borrow heaters, hair dryers,... More

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Aachen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my girlfriend stayed for three nights in total. One night before our Inka jungle trail and two nights after. We arrives there at 5 am with the night bus from puno and the staff was really friendly, they let us sleep on a couch in the reception area and offered us blankets, they also let us check in... More

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Address: Calle Ceniza 364 | Barrio de San Pedro, Cusco 260408 , Peru
Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Mama Simona Hostel 2*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service
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The hostel is named after the sacred peak Mama Simona – the only female mountain deity among twelve others surrounding Cusco. Mama Simona Hostel is like a good conversation over a cup of coca tea rather than a wild party; a comfortable and welcoming refuge away from the standard “just-another-hostel” kind of place; simple wooden furniture and lots of room rather than cramped kitschy interiors. Staying with Mama Simona is like being invited into the warmth of a Peruvian home. ... more   less 
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