Bright Hostel Machu Picchu Reviews
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If you want a place to rest after an exhausting day of walking to Machu Picchu this is not the place to be. The hostel is located near to a night club which plays loud music until late at night..This may be good for people who want to be close to the bars for pisco sour parties.Also poor breakfast and small rooms.On the other hand the staff is very helpful and do speak english .In addition the prices are very good considered to other nearby hostels..Nice view to the river from the front rooms.
My two days at bright hostel were good value and very pleasant. The staff were always available to assist me and to chat with me. I was checked in right away and taken to my room very quickly. There was a pleasant friendly atmosphere about the place.
It is a very simple but clean hostel with helpfull and friendly staff. So it is what you need for on night before going to Machu Picchu. Free Internet Access means Free Wi-Fi, there are no computers one could use. There is nothing like a common room or something similar, no kitchen you could use. The rooms are simple, but clean and the beds are comfortable.
We stayed only one night prior to Machu Picchu. We had one of the private rooms for two people. Plenty of hot water in the shower, but 2 of the power outlets did not work, making charge of camera batteries hard. There is a discotheque across the street. It was not open on the night we stayed, but imaging rooms facing the Main Street could be loud. Our room faced the soccer stadium. Room 203. Very peaceful.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
We only stayed at this hostel for one night- we arrived in aguas calientes around 6pm and left 1st thing for machu picchu the following daybwithout even having breakfast. When we arrived there was a power cut in the town but we found the hostel easily. We left our bags in the hostel while we visited machu picchu but when we got up at 4am there was noone on reception to lock them away which was frustrating but we had no other issues with bright hostel.
Pillows had a really bad smell. Please change them!
I liked so much the people was working there. Juliana was so good and resolved the urgent problems.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 41+
- (1 review)
OK for one night stay in Aguas Calientes. There seems to be a lot of babies in the hostel and some would cry early in the morning. Breakfast is a piece of bread, some jam and tea
By far the worst experience of my life - I wish I could leave longer than 400 characters in order to really explain why, but I will do my best to make it brief. No towels Black mold in rooms Smell in entire establishment Flies throughout entire establishment rude staff - lost our reservation that we made (and paid in advance) via hostel world dirty beds bad location When I issued a complaint with the owner he said, 'You're a backpacker - what do you expect' I am still in shock.
Well it was very complicated to get a room there. We tried to explain it in Spanish to the women who was working there and even in Spanish she didn't got it. We had to call her boss and even her also didn't got it immediately. It took us more than an hour to get a room. First the women wanted us to pay 50 Soles per night for a 6 bed room although in the internet was standing 25 soles. At least I got a room but I met some other guys and they told me that they had the same problems with the staff
Basic hostel but had what you needed for a short stay. The rooms were clean and staff friendly. There is not many facilities but is right in the heart of the town so not really required. Also offers tickets to macchu Picchu
Expensive for the comfort provided. Problems with hot water: I tried twice to have a shower but there was no hot water. I had to ask the staff, wait 10-15 minutes and then it was ok. The 1st room my friends and I were supposed to get had an unbearable smell of sewer. Then my friends got another room which was ok and I got a room with the same problem. The wifi didn't work very well in the rooms (a bit better in the corridor and in the stairs) The staff is nice but very slow. No lockers
When we arrived the lady at the desk had no record of our booking and had to contact the office in Cusco for information, even though I showed her the booking email. However, we were given a room pretty quickly even though she wasn't sure what was going on. Good wifi, decently clean room, breakfast provided when we wanted it early in the morning. A little expensive for what it is but so is everything in Aguas Calientes
The location and the people here make this hostel a decent place to stay. It is close to everything, but then everything is close, in Aguas Calientes. It is a basic little hostel, with a sweet family running it. The shower was hot (yay!) and one of the owners knocked on our door when we didn't show up downstairs at the designated time. For those two reasons alone, we really appreciated our stay here.