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Samay Wasi Youth Hostels Cusco

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed in Samay Wasi for 7 days recently (trekked for 4 of those days), and was really pleased with the place! Excellent staff, great service, AMAZING views, and warm bed. First, the (kinda) negatives: It's a hike to get here from the town center, the main heater in my room wasn't functioning, the walls were thin and let in...

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Stuart, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was disappointment with my stay at this hostel. It is located about a 10 minute walk from the center of town but you have to walk up a lot of stair to get to the property. The positive points for the hostel are that they will store you bags while you trek to Machu Picchu and they did let...

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Marco B, Gerente at Samay Wasi Youth Hostels Cusco, responded to this review

Hello Stuart, we apreciate your comments, it help us to improve our services. We are sorry that your stay was not pleasant, we do not want you to get the wrong idea of our service. We think the breakfast is according to the price you payed, this included free pick-up from the airport, internet access, luggage storage, towels, free coca...

Reviewed 19 March 2017

My boyfriend, Rodrigo, and I absolutely loved every moment of our stay in Samay Wasi. We reserved a private room. The room was clean and included all of the amenities we desired. The service was excellent. Cecilia, the hostel’s manager, is professional, kind, and hardworking – a true reflection of her dedicated staff (Emerson, Andy, Paulina, Patty and Betty –...

Thank Emilie S
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We stayed in a private room with an ensuite. This is a hostel - not a luxury hotel. There are plenty of those in Cusco if you're not trying to keep costs down. I am not someone who frequents hostels and would honestly prefer to avoid them. So having said that, I thought the Samay Wasi hostel was a pleasant...

Thank Kristin M
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great hostel. Not too small, not too big. Nice, cozy and clean rooms. Amazing staff. We got picked up from the airport even though we forgot to sent the email saying when we were arriving:) We also got booked the Salkantay trek through a guy named James in the hostel. Although the price of the trek could have been lower...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We really loved our time at Samay Wasi, we stayed for 4 nights, went on the Inca Trail for 3 nights then back to Samay Wasi for a final night before flying to Bolivia. The staff were amazing, they couldn't do enough for us, whether it be advice about things to do or arranging transport, taking care of our belongings...

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 8 December 2016

A very nice hostel with an amazing view from the balcony with a very helpful and kind staff. It is near to San Blas square and tons of shops and restaurants. All of it will make you feel yourself at home. A great option.

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This was a nice and cheap hostel. Has a nice view on the balcony. Very helpful staff. I only have good comments about this place, they´re made me feel at home. I stayed 4 days at this place, and I can say that is a very good option

Thank Gustavo H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Great little hostel. About a 10 min uphill walk from the main plaza ( good trekking training!) and the pay off is great views over the city. San blas area has loads of shops/restaurants too. Breakfast was good. Top floor rooms have the views but we were in room 5 (private room) on ground floor which was great for views...

Thank ngsinsa
St. Catharines, Canada
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

This was a nice, clean hostel with all the amenities needed (wifi, hot shower, breakfast included). There are cheaper hostels with the same amenities but the view over Cusco set this one apart. I would recommend it for travellers who want somewhere quiet and aren't on a super tight budget.

Thank nj10yn

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Samay Wasi is located in The turistic San Blas neighborhood, in a small hill which give us an amazing view of the city, 10 minutes walking distance to Plaza de Armas, close to restaurants, pubs, souvenirs stores, etc.Personalized service that will make you feel like home.We offer you private and dorm rooms with private bathroom, 24 hours hot water, included breakfast, internet access (WiFi), kitchen facilities, luggage storage and pick-up from the airport or bus station to Samay Wasi when the booking is for two or more nighrts. Laundry service and tourist information. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Samay Wasi Youth Hostels Cusco

Address: Calle Atoqsaycuchi No 416 - San Blas, Cusco, Peru
Region: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Price Range: RM48 - RM151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Samay Wasi Youth Hostels Cusco 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Try to stay on the 2nd floor if you want to wake up to a beautiful city view!”
zachp581, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Beautiful view, excellent service and friendly staff.”
emilies446, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Great staff”
298gustavoh, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the top floor! They have a great view overlooking the city!”
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lizlemoon, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Private room”
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