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Hostel Santa Maria

Ignacio Morsesky 126,Paracas, Pisco | Mystery Peru, Paracas, Peru
Hostel Santa Maria
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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193 reviews 193 reviews
83 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel delivers what is advertised. It's in a good location being close to the pier for a visit to the Ballestas Islands. It's a short drive to Paracas Nature Reserve. Our room was basic but comfortable. The reading lights did not work. The shower was ok. There is a roof top terrace where we sat and had a drink.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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22 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Great and safe location near the action in Paracas and close to Ballestas pier. The owner is very helpful, he speaks English,french, and arranges for the Islands visit very well. that was great because there was a lot of people!!!! we were in the newer building, which looks nice , with roof top, the rooms were clean and plenty hot... More 

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Europe
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20 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here one night and would look for somewhere else if I stayed in Paracas again. Can't seem to decide if it's a hostal o hotel but I'd say hostel. Small basic room, breakfast was lukewarm Nescaffe and 2 rolls, but no jam. Staff were a bit surely Does the job for one night.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights while in the paracas region, it was a very secure building, the staff were friendly, the room was clean. We had a few minor issues which was that you had to ring a door bell to get in where sometimes you were waiting a while, one day it was very noisy, there was building... More 

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24 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Customer service is excellent. The desk manager is present at all hours offering assistance. Wi-fi connection proves better here than the rest of the town. Breakfast is basic but free. This location also seems very safe, manager keeps the door locked and has a guard during the night. If you arrive and the for is locked, ring the bell to... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

I stayed there in October, and the rooms are simple but clean. The location is excellent. Helpful personel. As in most hotels, it would be good if there could be some hooks were you could hang bags, jackets, towels,..

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

We stayed here three nights and enjoyed it a lot. Rooms were clean and service was very good. The owner is very helpful and friendly. A trip through the dunes including sandboarding was arranged on short notice at a fair price. Hotel is located very close to the beach, shops and restaurants. Overall this was very good value for money!... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

I tried emailing the Santa Maria Hostal but never received a reply after several attempts. That should have been my first clue. We arrived at the hostal in January 2013 and inquired about the rates. It's obviously a modest establishment so I was stunned when the bored-looking owner said 250 soles ($100). We declined and walked away but he then... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

This hostel was booked by mystery peru, which includes in our package. Our room was clean and in good size, hot shower, bed and pillows were comfortable Friendly and helpful staff. Our breakfast was ok which includes bread, jam, butter, juices, and tea/ coffee. Good Wi-Fi coverage in our room. The location was awesome near El Chaco port where boat... More 

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Moscow, Idaho
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56 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

Perfectly adequate, but nothing special, good for the one or two nights tourist spend in this town. Smallish rooms, but lots of light from a inside courtyard, no wifi,just one computer.Save and secure, close to everything.

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