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Hostal La Payacha

3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Av. Imperio de los Incas #39, Machu Picchu, Peru
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  • Location
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well located, nice room rates for only one night, breakfast included. Staff was friendly, but the room has dirty walls, the bathroom roof was full of mold, roof paint was horrible. No window screens in the room.

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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14 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you would like to hear the steady stream of the river while you are in your room; this is your place! This is at a fraction of the Sumaq place downstream and if you are looking for basic accommodations you’ve found it. The entire staff is great!! I don’t speak very well but was able to keep my room... More

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14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stayed for 1 night in mid July so that we can get an early start up to climb Huayna Picchu. We checked in very early and were so pleased with how close the hostal was to the train station and bus. Good restaurants were all close by too. We had room 22 upstairs which was clean and just opposite... More

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112 reviews 112 reviews
23 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The room were very clean ( we were in nr 21), wifi is working, hot water, comfy beds. Breackfast at 5:30 am or earlier, very good, fresh and rapid service. Staff nice and helpful. Yes, you hear ( and see) the train from your room but is not so bad, it is in fact an interesting experience! I recommend this... More

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Austin, Texas
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8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

A good choice for the price. $50 a night is cheap for the area. Free Internet and breakfast. Our room had an awesome view of the river; which was only about 10 feet away. This is NOT a luxory hotel, but clean and convenient; VERY close to train. Warning: If you are a light sleeper, this is NOT the place... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Hotels around town are expensive. La Payacha had everything we needed but nothing fancy. If you are looking for fancy, expect to pay for it in this area. Even fancy here though isn't necessarily what you would get somewhere else. Because everything is within walking distance, location wasn't an issue if you are looking for something on the chaper end.... More

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Berlin, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I booked here because I trusted the reviews I read. The quality provided is definitely not in relation to the price. Too expensive for such a bad place. The reception lady was unfriendly (I am peruvian so no communication problem), the rooms was very small, the windows could beraly close so the noise coming from the river was incredible (Even... More

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London, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This is a basic but nice hotel. The room was clean and comfortable with cable TV. The sound of the river was almost deafening, really different (in a nice way) for one night. The staff spoke no English but with the help of google translate were incredibly helpful with a ticket problem I had! The wifi is fine in communal... More

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13 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

If you like damp and moldy rooms, scalding hot to mostly-freezing showers, sewer leaks in the bathroom, and being woken up by a train, Hostal La Payacha is for you! The only upsides to this place were its low price (~$50/night) and its location near the train station, Machu picchu bus station, and the riverside (I personally liked the sound... More

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Madrid, Spain
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71 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

The hotel is located by the railways, which is not such an advantage since Aguas Calientes is actually a tiny city. The building shakes when the train passes and the noise of the river is considerable. In addition, they promise 24 hours hot water, which is not real. Our first room did not have windows (number 24 if I remember... More

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Address: Av. Imperio de los Incas #39, Machu Picchu, Peru
Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Sacred Valley > Machu Picchu
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hostal La Payacha 3*
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