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Turin, Italy
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93 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2016

This hostal is simply lovely. All white and comforting, is divided in two buildings (the main one and a secondary one just a few meters from the former), both very nice, clean and looking like a house. It is just 5 minutes by walk from the imbarcadero for the Ballestas Islands.

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Reims, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

This is a perfect place for your stay in Paracas. It is located on the main square of the small town. The rooms are clean and simple. They are equiped with a fan and have free wifi. The owner speaks english and french. Breakfast is not the best we had in Peru.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

Solid clean place to stay in Paracas. Clean with Wifi and nice staff. Average breakfast and simple accommodations. Worth the 50$ American dollars we paid. We skipped the afternoon excursion but the boat ride to the islands was very fun and the wildlife didn't disappoint.

Thank Makeshow
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3 reviews
Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

Clean, and nice 👌🏼 near to the port and nice restaurants. Shopping center of artisanal clothing, jewelry, accessories. If you are a fan of artisanal jewelry near the hostel there ask for art creative Gonzales. You are going to love his work. The breakfast as included was consisted only of bread, strawberry jelly, coffee, tea and butter. Was kind of... More 

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Calgary, Canada
1 review
Reviewed October 14, 2015

The hotel was beautiful. Great location. Average breakfast was included at a cute restaurant nearby. Rooms were very clean, comfortable and had hot water. Internet was spotty but 2 free computers were available. Manager left much to be desired. He spoke fluent French as did my travel companion. He explained the hotel price and the tours and services that were... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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52 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2015

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.

Thank Martyn B
Monterrey, Mexico
1 review
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 

Thank Tanioku
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
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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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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 

Thank nicole j
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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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Additional Information about Hostel Santa Maria

Address: Ignacio Morsesky 126,Paracas, Pisco | Mystery Peru, Paracas 11550, Peru
Location: Peru > Ica Region > Paracas
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
Hostel Santa Maria Hotel Paracas
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“Second building is newer”
 of 5 bubbles Tanioku, Jul 25, 2015 | Read review
“there are 2 buildings, in the newer one, the rooms are very small although the bathrooms are good size. Very poor ventilation especially the lower levels, as well as noise coming from water heater and people living on first floor.”
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