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Canada, Kentucky
Reviewed 25 June 2013

My boyfriend and I spent three weeks backpacking Bolivia and Peru. We stayed in several very basic but nice hostels along the way. Unfortunately Samay Wasi was the only one we didn't like and we strongly recommend looking elsewhere. We stayed a total of four nights two before and two after a tour. Pros: -very nice view -San Blas neighborhood...

Thank Rumford87
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 29 May 2013

To give a short version of the review: I'm extremely happy that I stayed with Samay Wasi and would highly recommend them to anyone going to Cusco for any period of time. Now the longer version: I stayed at Samay Wasi both before and after doing the Inca trail and absolutely loved it. The staff was always friendly, welcoming, and...

Thank Pepper2_1982
Reviewed 23 May 2013 via mobile

This is a great hostel. We stayed before and after our macchu picchu jungle trek. The staff are so friendly and gave us lots of help especially when one of our friends was ill. The only downsides are the location (which is a bit out of town and up a hill - takes it out of you at altitude) and...

Thank BirdsongStIves
Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 13 May 2013

Let me start by saying that the location could have been a 4 or a 5, but I swung towards 4 simply because climbing those stairs after a full day of hiking Machu Picchu was a bit rough. But the views of the city from above were absolutely stunning and made it worth it. The staff was incredibly friendly, helpful...

Thank heymissmeagan
Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2013

Great place to stay in Cusco. Staff were brilliant. Views over the city fantastic. So glad that we booked here as opposed to one of the places down the hill in the city. Most hostels in Peru come with street noise for most of the night, due to the pedestrianised streets in St Blas we slept well.

1Thank YorkshireMatt_17
Cusco, Cusco, Peru
Reviewed 30 April 2013

We stayed at Samay Wasi for 1 month while we were working in Cusco. The staff is incredibly friendly and even helped me learn spanish and cook in the kitchen with them. The kitchen is available to use at all times and they provide breakfast that's included with the rooms and have very inexpensive but incredibly delicious juices for very...

Thank Zoey L
Reviewed 24 April 2013 via mobile

We stayed in two Samsay wasi dorms, a 6 bed and 4 bed during our stay and it was incredibly squished. They fitted too many beds in a tiny room and there was nowhere for our big bags to go. The bathroom of the 6 bed dorm was nice and big but the 4 bed dorm bathroom was pokey and...

Thank Loretta11
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 6 April 2013

During our trip in Peru, we stayed here a total of 5 nights. I have mixed opinions about this place. We had a chance to stay in both a private matrimonial room (a double bed with private bath) and also a dorm room (with 4 bunk beds and private bath) we were a group of 4 (2 couples) travelling. Positives:...

Thank Amily C
Great Northwest
Reviewed 17 March 2013

We stayed in a private matrimonial room in February 2013. Overall, we were very pleased with the hostel, and would recommend. Pluses: -Free breakfast -Free wi-fi -Free airport pickup -Deliciously hot, strong showers -Secure -Clean -Very typical Peruvian design- wood & stonework -Good San Blas location, right up from the South American Explorers Society -Friendly staff Minuses: -I am a...

1Thank cool_jonez
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Great hostel at San Blas area of Cusco (up hill but not impossible to get there, you might chew coca leave first). Fair breakfast and great staff. The city is a great place just to wonder and walk without a specific objective. Don't miss the typical dance show offered when you purchaise teh boleto Turistico.

Thank Bruno G

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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: $14 - $43 (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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“Great staff”
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“Ask for a room on the top floor! They have a great view overlooking the city!”
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