Tayta Wasi Hostel Reviews
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This hostel was great - located very close to the city centre and very clean facilities. Unfortunately I couldn't stat for breakfast, but the staff were incredibly helpful (although having to be very patient with my limited Spanish). Very good water pressure in the shower... and what an amazing city Cusco is!!
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
Nice pleace to stay. The only thing was the location its far away from Plaza de armas, but its close to the stop bus that takes you to Ollantaytamba which is where you get the train to machupicchu. Very organized and it was nice to finally get a good breakfast.
Nice quiet place a bit out of the city centre but still just a few minutes walk from everything. The staff were lovely and the room big and clean, good value for money, nice big kitchen and roof terrace too! Hostel is a bit quiet, not much partying but nice for a couple or anyone that wants to chill out a bit.
The staff was very nice and really helpful. It is not a normal hostel, where you have x travellers hanging out all together in the evenings etc. It is more like a simple small hotel, which I preferred during my last trip.
I can't fault this hostel. First of all it is more like a hotel than a hostel, with good sized rooms, televisions and comfy beds. The WIFI is also excellent here, and the hostel has a quick laundry service. The staff are extremely helpful, and are always smiling and friendly. I would definitely stay here any time I visit Cusco, and I would recommend the place without hesitation to anyone. It is also great value for money.
Cold rooms, empty, staff not good in English but really helpful
This place is very convenient if you're on a budget and want a clean and private place to rest. It is about a 10 min walk from plaza de armas. The staff was nice and helpful, and they let us keep our luggage there even when we were not staying there any more and just for a day in Cusco. The breakfast is very simple but there is a market nearby. They offered us a taxi to pick us up from the airport on our arrival for PEN20. The taxi never arrived but we managed to get another taxi for PEN10.
A bit of a walk to the centre but only 15 mins max. Very clean, room cleaned every day, good kitchen and good wifi. Helpful staff, stored our valuables and ordered us pizza after Inca Trail! Nice breakfast with eggs, coffee, juice. Rooms spacious and comfy, ask for room on 1st floor for best hot showers (we stayed on 1st and 2nd). Close to bus station.
excelente lugar para descansar antes de un tour
Staff was amazing and very accommodating. Language barrier was difficult but we used google translate to solve that problem. They stored our packs while we did inca trail and were safe upon return. Was a little further than we wanted from main square especially at night and lots of wanders near hostel which could have been uncomfortable had we not been in a pair. Overall staff made it worth while.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
Stayed before and after the inca trail and it was lovely to have a comfortable bed (two pillows!) private bathroom with a great hot shower and a tv to relax in. Breakfast was good and kitchen well-equipped for cooking. The walk from town was fine except we got caught in torrential rain once. The family that run the place are exceptionally sweet and helpful and always smiling. The only thing I wouldn't recommend was the laundry. Didn't smell like detergent was used and came back damp.
Nice hostel overall, it is really hard to find, let the taxi drive go to puente grau because otherwise you'll be driving around for almost an hour like we did. There's a kitchen which can use, and there is a nice complimentary breakfast. Rooms are big, clean, and just very nice. The staff ordered us some pizza when we came in after our long taxi ride and even brought it up to our room. They were very helpful and very nice! We were able to store our backpacks for a few days for free!
Was more like staying in a hotel than a hostel! Our private room with private bathroom was very spacious, clean and comfortable. Excellent hot water (although it does take a few minutes to get hot), simple but tasty included breakfast and a very comfortable stay overall.
Loved the Tayta Wasi so much that we returned there after we did the Inca Trail and when our flight to Lima was cancelled. It was warm, cosy, friendly and impeccably clean! Breakfast was a good start to the day with eggs, tea/coffee & two rolls each! Showers warm. Laundry service available The staff had mostly minimal English but were very friendly and helpful throughout. Three wifi routers available and a PC also.
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 25-30
- (1 review)
Tatya Wasi was a good place to stay. The rooms were clean, the showers were hot, and Samantha did a great job arranging our tours to Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley. There were plenty of blankets on the bed to keep warm but there is no heat so it can get chilly in the room. The breakfasts are okay. It is not at Plaza de Armes so a bit of a walk especially with the altitude. The staff is friendly and they were very helpful, even helped order out pizza for us when we got back late from a tour.
Nice familiary and quite hostel near to the Market of San Pedro. Very nice stuff, hot showers, breakfast with fresh juice or scrambled egg. One PC for usage, terrace on the roof. Nothing that especial but I quite liked it.
The Hostelowner is awesome nice. Even so the staff. Had a nice, huge and comofortable room. Breakfast was good. The location is some what outside. But only 15 min by walking from the central places. I would recomment it absolutly.
Staff were so friendly and our room was spotless. A little bit out of the way to cusco centre so had a little bit of a walk to get anywhere
This hostel is very comfortable, clean and nice place. They have a terrace from where you have a great view over Cusco. The rooms are big and nicely equipped. Looks all quite new. Bathrooms are very clean and big, too. Staff is very friendly and supportive. Great place to stay.