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Samay Wasi Youth Hostels-Cusco

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Samay Wasi Youth Hostels Cusco is the best option for you, stay in a safe, clean and comfortable place in the magical and historical city of the Inca Empire: Cusco
Our place is located in the traditional and touristic SAN BLAS neighbourhood, with a great view of Cusco city.

We are 5 blocks away from the main Plaza and 2 from San Blas, only 15 minutes from the airport.

We offer comfortable and cosy singles, doubles and shared rooms with private bathroom. Heating in all our rooms...

We are also affiliated to ISIC (International Student Card).

We offer Free Internet Service, Breakfast, Cable TV, Kitchen and Laundry facilities and hot water 24 hours a day. Also FREE pick-up from airport/bus station to Samay Wasi, if the booking is for 2 or more nights. Service available between 6:00am to 10:00pm and one service per booking, send us your arrival info. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.9

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 9.3

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 8.3

  • Cleanliness 9.3

  • Facilities 8.7

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    24 May 2019
    Had a very cosy stay here. The rooms are nice and the bathroom works perfectly. The staff is really friendly and is always around to help. The view is amazing, you can enjoy the sunset on the terrace. The breakfast is decent with bread, Marmelade, eggs, coffee - all you want. I can only recommend staying here.
    Germany, Couple, 18-24
  • 10.0


    19 May 2019
    Great spot overlooking the city. HOT water even well after the sun has gone down. Shortish walk to the plaza and some other sites. The location might be tricky if you aren't a fan of walking uphill, but it is easy if you aren't sprinting up the steps. Left our luggage here for the Inca Trail for no charge. Wi-Fi was good, rooms were clean and cozy, breakfast was filling, and the staff was friendly and very helpful. Would definitely stay here again.
    USA, Couple, 31-40
  • 9.7


    05 Jul 2019
    Great little hostel. Good location, allows you to get away from the noise while still being only a 10min walk away from the centre.
    Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.1


    07 Jun 2019
    Great terrace for taking in views across the city. Our double room was clean and spacious and they offered to clean it every day! The breakfast is a standard South American rolls and jam but you could pay extra if you wanted eggs etc. The coffee was good. Free tea and coca all day and they even made us a basic breakfast before our Salkantay trek at 4am! We were the only people on our trek who’d had that treat!
    England, Couple, 31-40
  • 9.1


    04 May 2019
    Great hostel in the very cool San Blas district-walking distance to the main square, shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. Staff were really helpful, they let us check in early as our bus arrived to Cusco at 5am and they also let us store our bags when we did the 4 day Inca trek. Great view of Cusco from the hostel rooftop. Heaters in bedrooms, super hot showers and great WiFi. Good breakfast and laundry service too. Highly recommend, thanks for the stay!
    Australia, Couple, 31-40
  • 9.1


    26 Jan 2019
    My stay was great. Since there was nobody else occupying my bed, I was able to check in before the time frame listed. This went the same as for check out. I was able to check out late since my flight was later. I didn’t make it to breakfast however before my trip to Machu Picchu the host set up a coffee for me in the morning since I was going to miss out on breakfast again. The location was great. Close to the plaza/ center of the city and waking up to great views of Cusco.
    Mexico, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9


    07 Apr 2019
    The staff were so friendly and helpful. Good price for a private room. The location required a little more climbing up then we would prefer, but it is on an amazing street (San Blas) and the view from the rooftop patio was unbeatable (and the table there was always available somehow). Breakfast is delicious and good value. Really enjoyed our stay, the only thing we would change is that they should find a way for people to leave on their own (without having to be buzzed to be let out every time).
    Bosnia And Herzegovina, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.6


    16 Apr 2019
    Stayed in two different privates here for 3 total nights. On the first floor private you can hear EVERYTHING being said in the one above it due to ventilation pipes, and the floor between them is so squeaky. So we moved up to floor 2 to avoid this. Otherwise, great location in San Blas, good deck views, hot water always, nice staff, and cheap breakfast (you get coffee, bread, and marmalade for free). Not a social place, in fact I rarely saw anyone but the staff.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    07 Mar 2019
    I would not say that this hostel is deserving of its 10 value rating. Fair enough they collect you from the airport/bus station if you book 2 or more nights which was nice, but don't expect to be amazed past that point. The breakfast is just bread and bananas. Staff are lovely, let us check in early, but we did get put in the dorm directly next to reception which was noisy. No lockers in dorm. Shower was best in Latin America (few ants though). Beds comfy. Excellent view of city. Fairly quiet.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 6.3


    25 Apr 2019
    Biggest thing that brought down my rating: 1. The staff really made it hard for you to make your own breakfast. It really felt like they were trying to push me out of the kitchen & buy their food. The staff also had their kids in there & its a small kitchen 2. I was told I HAD to pay in USD. But they didnt have change for USD. They then wanted to give my change in Sol but didnt have the proper exchange rate & tried giving me less & got mad when I showed the correct rate & asked for that amount
    Canada, Couple, 18-24
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • DVD's
  • Wi-Fi