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Imperio de los Incas s/n, Aguas Calientes, Peru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014
MattHy2014 Vancouver, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New Jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not sure if this hostel even exists. I was met at the train station by a woman with a sign with my name. I followed her back to the hostel, which was above a restaurant, where she spoke to me in Spanish. I had already been in Peru for 11 days at this point and my Spanish isn't great,... More

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12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Pros: Staff will meet you at train station, quiet rooms are small but comfortable, hot showers, very close to the Machu Picchu buses, you can schedule an early breakfast (which is good) if you're making an early trip up to Machu Picchu, you can leave your bags at reception, strong wifi with separate connection on each floor Cons: A bit... More

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Guayaquil
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Not sure where Kevin was coming from. There is nothing across the street from the place I stayed except the river. In any event the place was clean, showers had hot water, beds were comfortable with lots of blankets for the cool nights. Rooms a bit small and breakfast a couple of rolls, juice and coffee. Buses start early(5AM) so... More

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San Francisco, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

One of the few budget options in Aguas Calientes, this is the main reason for 4 stars. It is just an average hostel but I am not sure more expensive option would be much better. The location is OK, just by the railway but no trains at night so I slept pretty well. Don't eat at the restaurants opposite the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Hostal Varayoc was a good budget option in a generally overpriced town. We got room 305, which was an interior room with two twins and a private bathroom. Towels and soap are provided, but no shampoo (no worries - single use shampoos are sold in some of the stores for less than 1 sole). We used the free computer terminal... More

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Aix-en-Provence, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013 via mobile

For a hostel this place wins - I love it when the sheets are super soft and not starchy, and also they do a lovely breakfast with real fresh coffee, freshly squeezed papaya juice, and brioche. And smiley faces at 4am! Thanks so much.

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Piacenza, Italy
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

If you are looking for a cheap place for a quick overnight stop over in Aguas Calientes before visiting Machu Picchu, that's a good choice. This hostal is really simple, but it has clean rooms, spacious and with private bathroom. The price is really convenient, worth it for sure. There's a basic breakfast included: hot drinks, juice, bread and jam.... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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26 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We stayed here for one night before visiting Machu Picchu. We were in a triple room on the fourth floor which unfortunately meant the wifi signal didn't reach us. The shower was hot and powerful, one of the best we had while travelling South America. The location was brilliant right next to the bus stop to Machu Picchu and surrounded... More

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176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

This review is being made considering that we're talking about a hostal, not a luxury hotel and also about Aguas Calientes, probably one of the most expensive and worst cost/benefit cities in the world. Considering that, Varayoc is a simple place, with some steep steps (Machu Picchu is worst...), spacious and clean room with comfortable beds. Room was heated when... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

The staff there were really nice and helped orient us to the area. He made breakfast at 4 am so we could catch the sunrise bus, stored our bags while we were away and even bought the tickets ahead of time for us. Alltogether great stay for the price!

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Address: Imperio de los Incas s/n, Aguas Calientes, Peru
Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Sacred Valley > Aguas Calientes
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