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Mama Simona Hostel

Calle Ceniza 364 | Barrio de San Pedro, Cusco 260408 , Peru
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  • Museo y Catacumbas Del Convento San Francisco de Asis Del Cusco
    0.2 km
  • 2 star hotel
  • Breakfast included
Reviewed 24 November 2014
Excellent hostel!
Mama Simona Hostel was great choice and we were very happy with... more
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 24 November 2014

Mama Simona Hostel was great choice and we were very happy with our stay there. The staff was super helpful and friendly. The location is great (less than 10 min walking from plaza de armas) and the breakfast fantastic. We have a double room, witch was a bit small but very cozy. Definitely recommended!

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Reviewed 22 November 2014

I stayed couple of days with a friend and we really liked it there You can even borough a hairdryer.. which was.. really thrilling after not being able to use one for weeks.. The beds are okay. There is hot water (and if there isn't they fix that if they can) you can let your stuff in a locker if...

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Montpellier, France
Reviewed 21 November 2014

Positive points: - great location near center - very friendly and helpfull staff - breakfast included - free mate de coca all day - rooms were clean Negative points: - room had no window, so no fresh air - moult in some parts of the bathroom - sometimes no water or cold water in the shower - very noisy, wooden...

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Vilnius
Reviewed 20 November 2014

Very nice decoration, very central, friendly and helpful staff. Internet access, lockers to store the luggage, many services. Just one shortcoming: the central room can be quite noisy when groups gather early in the morning or at night and few rooms are far away enough from it to avoid that inconvenient.

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Bridport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2014

We stayed here in two separate stints in Cusco. The staff are so professional and helpful (and speak English), they can't do enough for you. Beds are changed every day and rooms cleaned. They were very helpful when I fell ill calling the doctor out for us and letting us change our plans. The beds are really comfortable and there...

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Chicago
Reviewed 19 November 2014

We loved our stay(s) at Mama Simona- the rooms are very clean, beds are comfortable and warm with down comforters, in room bathrooms all look to be updates, TP and towels are provided, too, a nice change from many SA hostels. Common areas are very lovely, and there is plenty of locker storage space for those trekking the Sacred Valley....

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2014

This was the best hostel I stayed in during my trip to South America. The duvets were so cosy and warm, the staff were great and the hostel felt very organised, clean and friendly. They had a free book swap which is almost unheard of in South America, free tea and fast internet. The water was very warm and consistent....

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Verona, Italia
Reviewed 9 November 2014 via mobile

A nice place where you feel at home. It's located at 15' walking from Plaza de Armas. The room was big enough and nice,the receptionists were kind and helpful,they can lend you alarm clocks,lockers,etc. The breakfast was ok,definitely a high price/quality ratio.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2014

Mama Simona is a very good hostel, great value for money, the staff are lovely. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The common area is great and the hostel is in a very convenient location. The only down side is that noise travels quite a lot in this place and unfortunately we had some disrespectful tourists staying at the same...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 17 October 2014

Location is not the best as you need to have a slight uphill walk from Plaza de Armas. But still it is near Plaza de Armas and convenient for food and money exchange. Room is clean. Staff is friendly and helpful. I had an early checkout at 4am without any problems. Breakfast and wifi signal are average.

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  • Breakfast included
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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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“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
“don't stay in a private room”
 of 5 bubbles cherry_streets, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
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