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San Blas Backpacker hostel

Calle Tandapata 160 | San Blas, Cusco, Peru
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San Blas Backpacker hostel
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We made the reservation quite late for Cuzco at New Years Eve and there was not much to choose from. The nice thing of this hostel was that they let us in at 06:00 am and let us sleep somewhere even if the usual check in is later, somewhen in the afternoon. But we had to pay immediately when we... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

First, we booked online and some how Harry, the owner (with a B.A. degree in tourism prominently featured in the front lobby), who owns and runs not only the hostel but also a tour company, lost our reservation. He tried to charge us three times what our agreed price was online. We refused and he conceded. Second, the communal bathrooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

This hostel is located very close to the main plaza in Cuzco, in the epicenter of everything, and at the same time in a quaint street, quiet and clean. Very nice hostel, within anyones budget with a nice breakfast included....nice room with twin beds and private bathroom, clean and decent. The reception staff is great. They arranged the tours for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

I would really like to thank the effectiveness of San Blas of the staff, always helping on finding solutions, on advising you the best things to do according to your interests. The hostel is 5 minutes walk from the center of Cuzco, with an incredible view over the city. The room (triple with own bathroom) was basical but confortable, the... More 

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Guadalajara, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

we stayed in the hostel for a week which was beautiful accomodation but made the huge mistake of booking tours and transport and other things through them. the accomodation was good.. nothing too fancy but good budget accomodation. however the tours were the worst ive have had. we were promised things that we just didnt get.. not even close to.... More 

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