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Hostal La Payacha

Av. Imperio de los Incas #39, Machu Picchu, Peru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

In general it was good, except for something. The place it is at Aguas Calientes (Hot Water) however we didn't have HOT WATER at all. This was really bad because the water there is freezing. You can not take a bath without HOT WATER. Beside this, I can not complain Excellent breakfast, Excellent customer service. The view of the river... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Small, nice hotel with quite basic facilities., and well located. Best was my room facing onto the Urubamba river - didn't think I was going to sleep that night!! It is the most amazing scary river that literally roars past your window... I wonder if these hotels are actually safe to stay in... can think they would easily collapse into... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Room itself was cleanish, however the whole place smelled damp and musty. Very sparse. Stayed one night before transferring to a different place. It's on the train tracks. We loved the train but it did feel as if the train was coming through the room. Like an alien abduction. Lights, noise, but like I said, we liked that part. Had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We stayed one night in a triple room before heading to Machu Pichu. The hotel is very central, right by the train rails and close to restaurants, shops and main square. Rooms are basic but are comfortable and have all you need for a short stay. From the rooms you can see and hear the river Urubamba which makes it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We stayed in April. The room was a bit small. It's just a place to stay before you hike up. However, the staff definitely went above and beyond. We wanted to leave early in the morning so they packed up a breakfast for us to eat on the train up to Machu Picchu.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The highlight of this hotel is the view from the rooms facing the river with the roar of water and steep cliffs on the opposite side. The room and bathroom were of reasonable size with no frills. Common areas are quite stark with no real comforts and breakfast was basic. The location was good - only 5 mins to the... More 

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Kennewick, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Price is very reasonable but then it should for this hostal. It is facing the railroad track that runs by the front door, almost to the end of town, breakfast is sparce (bread, juice and what is like coffee but more like a shot of espresso and a pot of water), the beds are wonderful if you just spent three... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

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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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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