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Pisa, Italy
Reviewed 8 August 2014

The location was not so great, and cuzco at night is kind of creepy walking from plaza de armas to there. Also the privates were different from the photos and the bathrooms where kind of discusting. You can find something better for that price. I mean my couple and I went just to have the night because we were going...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Mama Simona is a great choice for a quieter and comfortable stay, especially before/after a trek. I enjoyed the free coca tea, the wonderful kitchen staff who served breakfast with fresh juice, free storage during our trek, and clean facilities. Cons: The wifi was not as reliable as it could be, though the computers seemed to always have internet. The...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 July 2014

After a problem with their booking system we were made to wait for a long time before anyone would sort out our room, and then only when I approached them again. No appology given and just general bad attitude from the staff. I think this was confined to one individual though. Otherwise a good hostel.

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

We stayed in this hostel in various rooms. They all were warm, quiet and comfortable. They have big lockers to lock your luggage while you go to a Machu Picchu hike. They organised a taxi for airport transfer. There is a comfortable lobby with tea and reading material. All for around 30 soles p.P.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 13 July 2014

I stayed at three hostels in Cusco. I left the first in search of a hostel with a kitchen and left the second in search of a hostel with a clean kitchen. I found this at Mama Simona. Many hostels in Cusco have a bar/restaurant that is meant as a party scene, but I was not looking for this in...

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quebec
Reviewed 11 July 2014

We had a four bed room located near the lobby on the main floor. The beds were super comfortable, they all had warm blankets which was good because it was really cold. The hostel was very clean. We had a bathroom in our room - it was OK. The shower pressure was not good, We had hot water, but I...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 11 July 2014 via mobile

We arrived by overnight train and got in at 6am. Our room wasn't ready obviously do they gave us blankets and showed us to some quiet comfy couches to rest. The people in our room left around 8am and they turned the room over straight away so we could get some sleep. Breakfast is basic but you cN order cheap...

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Lima, Peru
Reviewed 10 July 2014

Sometimes, it is hard to find a good hostel in Peru. Safety, clean, good service and quiet. The bed is good, i slept well. This is not party hostel, you may go alone, with friends or family. It is all you may need. The common area has wifi and there are a plenty books to read about your trip. Breakfast...

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Reviewed 9 July 2014 via mobile

Outstanding and affordable option, very central. Five minutes walk to Plaza de Armas and lots of great shops. We stayed here before we continued on to Machu Picchu. We had a four person room. The beds were very clean and the most comfortable of eight hotels over the course of our trip! Particularly notable duvets! I gave them 4 stars...

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Lima Region, Peru
Reviewed 8 July 2014

the only Hostel in Cusco , where you can feel at home, SAFE , clean, with a long list of FREE..LUGGAGE STORAGE, CAFE GRATIS!!! COCA TEA GRATIS!!! , the common área is like my kitchen!!! and everyone enjoy to have breakfast , because is CLEAN!!! everyone here smiles....everyone cares about their guests!! and of course the showers are HOT!!! I...

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  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hostel is named after the sacred peak Mama Simona – the only female mountain deity among twelve others surrounding Cusco. Mama Simona Hostel is like a good conversation over a cup of coca tea rather than a wild party; a comfortable and welcoming refuge away from the standard “just-another-hostel” kind of place; simple wooden furniture and lots of room rather than cramped kitschy interiors. Staying with Mama Simona is like being invited into the warmth of a Peruvian home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mama Simona Hostel

Address: Calle Ceniza 364 | Barrio de San Pedro, Cusco 260408, Peru
Region: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Price Range: €11 - €33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mama Simona Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Those sensitive to noise should avoid the room right by the common area.”
 of 5 bubbles 321yvonnea, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Avoid room waraya 4, 4 bunks shared bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles CPL199, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms adjacent to common areas are louder early in the morning as people move around to get ready for their 5am trek departures.”
 of 5 bubbles TurtleOnSnow, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Stayed on the top floor in a double room and ground floor with two large single beds”
 of 5 bubbles CharlotteF716, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the ground floor are very noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Silvana2013, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
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