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Reviews of Samay Wasi Youth Hostels Cusco

Hostel | Calle Atoqsaycuchi 416, Cusco, Peru San Blas

93.9% Overall Rating

221 out of 246 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (15/09/2014)

Tom McKenna thinks…

"Having stayed elsewhere in Cuzco we found Sami Wasy to be very good, they looked after our bags whilst we did a Machu Picchu trek and were very helpful after we had checked out to get to the bus…"

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • Games room
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk

What's Included

  • Airport Pickup
  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

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93.9%

Overall Rating

221 out of 246 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Samay Wasi Youth Hostels Cusco'

Atmosphere
92.8%
Location
83.2%
Facilities
94.4%
Cleanliness
96.0%
Staff
98.4%
Value
96.0%
Safety
96.8%
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97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

16 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The people who work at the hostel are extremely friendly and helpful. The water pressure was good and we always had hot water available, and a good breakfast to start the day.

Disliked: it is a hike to get to, but not too bad overall.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

27 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was near the center, the staff was very helpful, it was a peaceful place

Disliked: The room was cold in the night

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

01 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff are so helpful and speak great English.

Disliked: You have to walk up lots of stairs to get to the hostel!

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

As a family with children

Family Holiday

26 March 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: let us use the kitchen, friendly

Disliked: you could not log onto hotmail or facebook

80.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

06 December 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: From this hostel you have a very nice view over Cusco! The stuff was very friendly!

Disliked: The room smelled a bit of mould.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Romantic getaway
Shopping

25 October 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was a very comfortable stay, with an amazing view of the city. Nice, clean and secure. The staff was amazing and had breakfast ready everyday. It is a very short walk from Plaza de Armas, it is a quiet neighbourhood which is handy because it gets very loud in the town centre at night.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

26 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice view and nice set up of the common areas.

Disliked: Have to go up stairs to get to it. Not easy to do when still getting used to Cusco.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

07 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The view!!!

Disliked: Not really fun...

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

07 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The view of Cusco, amazing by night!

Disliked: Not really fun...

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Adam Brown

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

04 August 2010 Adam would recommend this property

Liked: Free Breakfast and WiFi. Lots of hot water. Good view of Cusco.

Disliked: Room was a little cold at night. It is also up a big hill, but that does give you a good view of the city.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Juliana Silveira

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

03 August 2010 Juliana would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was very friendly and helpfull, the hostel is very clean even the shared bathrooms, it has a cosy atmosphere!

Disliked: The only negative thing is that the building has a wood floor and if you are unlucky to have a downstairs bedroom (like me) you won´t sleep untill the guests upstairs go to bed!!

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

26 April 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: .

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

07 April 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Average. Good price but not to expect to much.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

03 April 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: a lot better than on the pictures on the website, lovely place!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Naama Cohen

01 April 2010 Naama would recommend this property

Liked: great great great hostel!!!!! staff are VERY nice and haelpfull!!! the histek makes you feel like home!!! great breakfast!! the only problam is the locatiun....it is about 10 min walking from the center and the way back is up hill so you gotta take a taxi, and most of them dont wanna go so far...

Disliked: Naama left no negative feedback.

51.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

23 January 2010

Liked: the walls in the room are carved in the rock

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

David Robbins

18 January 2010 David would recommend this property

Liked: great place to stay, staff were awesome, were met at aiport for free transport, extremely helpful including when we got sick and required assistance

Disliked: David left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Customer review

01 January 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It had a great view of the city and had basic clean facilities.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Brent Little

19 December 2009 Brent would recommend this property

Liked: The people at samay wasi were great. whenever i needed anything they were willing to help. i recommend to anyone

Disliked: Brent left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

13 December 2009

Liked: Came back from our 4 day Inca Trail to find that my backpack had been soaked in the storage room and they weren´t going to tell me, despite the bags being in a different room when I went to collect it. Books, ipod, shoes, etc were ruined. Manager was called and didn´t apologise for it, just kept asking me what I wanted him to do.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

02 December 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Beautiful view!But the dorm next to the reception is quite noisy.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

30 November 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very helpful staff.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

28 November 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The views of the city from the hostel are really good. The free airport pick-up was done by a travel agent whose services you´re then free to use if you wish - he´s very good, helpful and not at all pushy with his services. His help was invaluable in getting some of our group visas back into Bolivia by calling in favours with some friends ... very helpful indeed!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

THAVATCHAI AROONRASMERUANG

18 November 2009 THAVATCHAI would recommend this property

Liked: Marco and his staff Monica are very helful

Disliked: THAVATCHAI left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Ninfa Villanueva

31 October 2009 Ninfa would recommend this property

Liked: The double room with private bathdroom is a choice and value. The location is perfect as the San Blas neighbourhood is magical. Great experience in Cusco.

Disliked: Ninfa left no negative feedback.


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