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San Blas Backpacker Hostel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

The only good things about this place were the wifi connection and the rooftop bar.l which had a lovely view and cheap drinks. The wifi was the best I have come across in South America. The worker in the hostel was kind enough to book us a taxi and help us take our luggage all the way down to the...

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Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

We had an interesting stay at this hostel, it's hard to rate as some aspects were great (the friendliness and helpfulness of the señora at the desk) and others not so great (quality of rooms).. + wifi works reasonably well throughout hostel and rooms - Power points are pretty dodgy and faulty, need to jiggle charger to find the sweet...

Thank Samantha N
Reviewed 11 December 2015

I loved cusco! And in part because I had a great experience at the San Blas Hostel! This hotel is only 4 blocks from the main plaza where the bars/nightclubs and restaurants are. The hotel is cozy, charming and clean. Did I say it is super quiet there...a little cold...since there are no heaters in the winter. The rooms were...

2Thank Graziela L
Reviewed 5 February 2014

We made the reservation quite late for Cuzco at New Years Eve and there was not much to choose from. The nice thing of this hostel was that they let us in at 06:00 am and let us sleep somewhere even if the usual check in is later, somewhen in the afternoon. But we had to pay immediately when we...

1Thank Sukiii
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 24 September 2013

First, we booked online and some how Harry, the owner (with a B.A. degree in tourism prominently featured in the front lobby), who owns and runs not only the hostel but also a tour company, lost our reservation. He tried to charge us three times what our agreed price was online. We refused and he conceded. Second, the communal bathrooms...

3Thank KaylaNRodriguez
United States
Reviewed 16 June 2013

This hostel is located very close to the main plaza in Cuzco, in the epicenter of everything, and at the same time in a quaint street, quiet and clean. Very nice hostel, within anyones budget with a nice breakfast included....nice room with twin beds and private bathroom, clean and decent. The reception staff is great. They arranged the tours for...

1Thank Grazilind
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 8 August 2012

I would really like to thank the effectiveness of San Blas of the staff, always helping on finding solutions, on advising you the best things to do according to your interests. The hostel is 5 minutes walk from the center of Cuzco, with an incredible view over the city. The room (triple with own bathroom) was basical but confortable, the...

1Thank emmaloic
Guadalajara, Spain
Reviewed 15 April 2012

we stayed in the hostel for a week which was beautiful accomodation but made the huge mistake of booking tours and transport and other things through them. the accomodation was good.. nothing too fancy but good budget accomodation. however the tours were the worst ive have had. we were promised things that we just didnt get.. not even close to....

2Thank Becvdk

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Who we are? We are a family that offers to the travelers Backpackers an unforgettable experience enjoying our accommodations created with Andean and colonial touches, to give you the satisfaction you feel at home, a place which we are proud of being the only Hostel with a view of 360 degrees of the Cusco city while you enjoy a delicious cup of coca tea, pisco sour or the beverage of your choice in addition to the delicious Andean - Peruvian food made naturally by our chefs and all the extras that we can only give you. Our lounges are the ideal places to relax and meet travelers or backpackers friends from all over the world, share experiences, organize trips as well as nights out to pubs and clubs that will provide you unforgettable memories. Joining us is to ensure a safe trip, with affordable prices and with the confidence that only Sanblas Backpacker Hostel family can offer you, fulfilling all your expectations and making a sure pleasant trip full of emotions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about San Blas Backpacker Hostel

Address: Calle Tandapata 160 | San Blas, Cusco 08001, Peru
Region: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Price Range: ₹ 908 - ₹ 1,362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — San Blas Backpacker Hostel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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