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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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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... More 

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Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
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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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Reviewed 16 October 2014 via mobile

I like this place, it is clean and the people are friendly! It is very spacious and the common room is a place you can kick back and relax with books and wi fi Always hot tea ready and a heater for when it's cold access to two computers for those without lots of hot water good hostal

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Montanita, Ecuador
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 6 October 2014

This is a really nice hostal, and i have seen many. Most places don't have that great of beds or great bathrooms, this place had really nice beds and really nice blankets with down feathers, and cusco can get realllllly cold at night so this is important. I had to check is at 10:30 am, but you can store your... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 25 September 2014 via mobile

A great place to stay at the border of Cuscos historic center. The vibe is friendly with laid-back atmosphere and a nice little common area to browse the internet. Breakfast is simple but you can have eggs or omelettes for 2-5 soles. Hot water depends on the mood of the shower.

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Erlangen, Germany
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Reviewed 12 September 2014

For everyone who wants a comfortable, quiet and clean hostel in Cusco, the Mama Simona is definitely a good choice. A night in a dorm (4 beds, shared BR) is S33 (more expensive via Hostelbookers). The beds I had were super comfy and there are lockers directly in the rooms. For people who want to go on a Machu Picchu... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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Reviewed 11 September 2014

It is a very nice place. The bedrooms are great, with nice beds, very clean. They cleaned up each bedroom every day, what is unusual in hostels, but well, great! Everyone is very nice, always been helpful, giving tips about Cusco, giving a hand in every problem. The location is great, near enough of the center so you can easily... More 

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Reviewed 11 September 2014

Mama Simona was a fairly good hostel. Welcoming, well structured, run by very friendly people. Beds were very comfortable and rooms had plenty of space to move around. Only problem was the shower. Water pressure and temperature are always changing and some people in my room had to take cold baths because of it. I did not go through this... More 

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Reviewed 10 September 2014

Staff was cool, rooms were nice and clean...... supply breakfast for free. Wifi worked really well and they do offer lot's of amenities both for free and for a small fee. Everything was great but having to pay for breakfast.....

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 8 September 2014

My brother and I stayed at Mama Simona for three nights, the first two in a private twin with a private bathroom, the third in a 4-bed bunk room with a private bathroom. The location is really perfect, and the hosts were overall helpful and accommodating. Everything was clean as well. I would caution, however, that while Simona is no... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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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: €10 - €32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mama Simona Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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“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
“Anything that isn't on the ground floor. We had private bathroom during our stay, which was appreciated”
 of 5 bubbles erinseo18, 28 Apr 2015 | Read review
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