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Sunset Hostel Cusco - Backpackers
Ranked #45 of 445 Specialty Lodging in Cusco
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“Some improvements needed”
Reviewed December 6, 2011

Sunset house is located in the quaint neighborhood of San Blas. It's a new hostel (opened around May 2011) and could do with some improvements. the manager Manuel is very friendly but is often absent and hasn't got that many local contacts yet (eg his solution to finding us a pizza delivery service or motorbike rental was to search Google). The double room was ok, but only one power point, tv with poor reception and poor wifi signal. Also the carpet hadn't been vacuumed properly.
24/7 hot water. kitchen was just
ok.
Bathrooms often lacked enough toilet paper and the bins weren't emptied often. Wifi signal also poor in the lounge area, which was dusty and not very homely. The building is beautiful inside, very colorful and decorated well but the aforementioned items must be addressed if it is to compete with similarly priced hostels in San Blas.

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Property: Sunset Hostel Cusco - Backpackers
Address: Tandapata 353-B San Blas, Cusco Cus01, Peru
Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #45 of 445 Specialty Lodging in Cusco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sunset Hostel Cusco - Backpackers 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sunset House Cusco is a small, affordable hostel for backpackers, with a friendly environment where you can feel at home. Our hostel is located in the beautiful, cultural area know as the artists quarter (San Blas). The hostel is a place where you can relax and meet new people, where our friendly staff are always happy to assist with any needs. We are very pleased to share our accommodations such as a totally furnished kitchen, down comforters, lockers, Internet WIFI, storage, first quality mattress, at affordable prices with quality services. Come and join us, be part of our family at Sunset House Cusco. We are waiting for you! ... more   less 
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