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Hostel Santa Maria

Ignacio Morsesky 126,Paracas, Pisco | Mystery Peru, Paracas, Peru
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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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Blenheim, New Zealand
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was located in a good loction with easy access to bars, restaurants and boats. The breakfast was ok, if you aren't to hungry. The water pressure for the shower was very poor, hopefully they will sort this out. The rooms were small but clean.

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Monterrey, Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Centrally located. Close to the tour boats to Islas Ballestas Pier. New and modern facilities. Very clean. Regular juice, bread, butter, jelly and tea for breakfast. Wifi signal was strong and had a good speed which is very unusual at Peru. Room also had Directv. Shower with good hot water. Only small soap and no shampoo which is normal for... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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204 reviews
87 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

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
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 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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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 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
10 hotel reviews
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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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 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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