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Mama Simona Hostel

Hostelworld.comUS$26*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Hilversum, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was definetly one of the better hostels in Peru that I stayed in. Excellent service and friendly helpful people. Beds are very comfortable and the rooms are clean. It is quiet and I had a good night of sleep here. Breakfast is great. Bathrooms could be a bit cleaner.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel is a good place however, I got frustrated that I booked in there twice and both times they stuffed up my booking. The first time I booked 2 private rooms online and they gave us 1 room with an extra bed; basically it was just 2 bunk beds. I questioned them and said the booking clearly states 2...

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MamaSimonaHostel, Gerente at Mama Simona Hostel, responded to this review

Dear traveler Thanks for making us been part of your experience. At the same time we apologice about the inconvenience with the room, I hope this didn´t drop your expectation about the standar in our Hostel. We are making improvements about the wi-fi problem, anyone can leave their stuffs in our free lockers the time they need, with their padlock....

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I want to make some comments about my experience in Mama Simona hostel, the first impression really good I'm quite fussy about the showers and the loo and they pay attention to it, very hygienic about it. when I arrived the staff was so friendly and helpful... Special Santos and Milagros. Any information what I required they gave me a...

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MamaSimonaHostel, Gerente at Mama Simona Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, Thank you so much for your coments, thank you for mention each point about our service, all you wrote encourage us to continue working hard and do the best for our guest to get satisfaed with our service Our best wishes Mama Simona Cusco

Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We had a really nice stay in this hostel. The rooms are really pretty, everything was clean and the staff was very helpful and friendly. Good hot showers and tasty breakfast in the mornings are included. It's three blocks walking distance from Plaza de Armas. Definitely recommended!

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Booked a bed in 4-person shared dormitory with private bathroom for 3 nights (6-9 Sep 2016) for about USD15 per night. Heading to Plaza de Armas was easy downhill 10 mins walk, walking back up took much longer for me, I was out of breath very easily from the altitude but not a problem, took my time and walked slowly....

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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This hostel was great! We had a group of 32 and were treated very well. The staff were so helpful and kind. There is a small kitchen that we were able to use from 11am-10pm. We were also given permission to use the breakfast area to meet as a large group. The rooms were very clean and had handy lights...

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MamaSimonaHostel, Gerente at Mama Simona Hostel, responded to this review

Dear traveler, Many many thanks for your comment and the time for sharing your recent stay with us, we are so happy that you enjoyed our Hostel, it was a pleasure to have your grupo with us . Your opinion and recommendation are very important for us and I hope it will important for thousands of travelers. Our best wishes...

Reviewed 4 February 2017

This place is absolutly wonderful! We stayed two nights in a private room and were very happy. The garden is beautiful and the breakfast is great! The staff were friendly and helpful. The only downside is the location is slightly far from the main square, but if you don't mind walking it is a nice walk, about 15 min. They...

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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Inexpensive place with friendly and helpful staff. Great ambience music and nice lounge with mate de coca and coca leaves available all the time for free! A coffee machine and a fridge with beer and water! Good shower, a very simple breakfast and just 5 minutes walk from Plaza de Armas. Cheap laundry in the same street.

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MamaSimonaHostel, Gerente at Mama Simona Hostel, responded to this review

Dear traveler, Many thanks for your comment and the time for sharing your recent stay with us, we are really happy that you enjoyed our Hostel. Your opinion and recommendation are very important for thousands of travelers. Best regard Mama Simona Hostel

Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The only reason this isn't a 5 star review is because of two things, 1)- the wi-fi was very slow sometimes not even worth using, 2)- there is a mob of stray dogs that live at the front of the hostel and they erupt into huge fights while you walking past. The location was great, just a short 5 min...

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MamaSimonaHostel, Gerente at Mama Simona Hostel, responded to this review

Dear traveler, Many thanks for your comment and the time for sharing your recent stay with us, we are really happy that you enjoyed our Hostel. We are traing to get better our wi-fi We are trying to solve the problem of street dogs. Has a welcome on your return Best regard Mama Simona Hostel

Davis, California, United States
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Stayed here for a week in Dec 2016 while exploring Cusco. Staff were very helpful for arranging transportation (including changing of airline reservations) and fluent in English (and patient with my Spanish attempts). The common room was comfortable, a nice gathering and interacting place, and had a continual supply of hot coca tea to help deal with the altitude. They...

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MamaSimonaHostel, Gerente at Mama Simona Hostel, responded to this review

Dear traveler, Many many thanks for your comment and the time for sharing your recent stay with us, we are so happy that you enjoyed our Hostel. Your opinion and recommendation are very important for thousands of travelers, opinions like yours encourages us to continue working. our best wishes Mama Simona Hostel

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  • Free Internet
  • 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: $17 - $53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mama Simona Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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“The rooms very hygienic and the staff helpful”
jamesrobinwel, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Those sensitive to noise should avoid the room right by the common area.”
missvontravels, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Avoid room waraya 4, 4 bunks shared bathroom.”
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.”
TurtleOnSnow, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Stayed on the top floor in a double room and ground floor with two large single beds”
CharlotteF716, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
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