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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed like a couple of weeks and the service was good. Breakfast was ready every morning at the desired time and the staff is very helpful when it comes to answering questions about Cusco and finding your way. The rooms are cosy and the common area is big, impressive with a lot of green. Nice place to hang around... More 

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North Port, Florida
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two nights which was just enough to get a feel for the local area. Main areas are in walking distance, about 10 minutes. Only thing I did not like was you could hear people all over the hotel. Some people either checked in early or were up early & they were being loud and woke us up.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

The first thing that struck me at Hostal Cusi Wasi was how welcome the personnel made me feel. I was immediately inactivated due to altitude sickness and the staff enquired frequently after my wellbeing and provided me with very effective medication in addition to the coca tea (and other tea sorts) that you can help yourself to anytime. My room... More 

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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I travel a lot and we have stayed in many many different places but this hostel is top! First - the great staff, especially big thank you to Rolf who was nothing but helpful and amazing the whole time of our stay! Supportive, helpful and so understanding! Second - great location! So close to main square! The... More 

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RaymondCusiWasi, Owner at Hostal Cusi Wasi, responded to this review

Thanks Petra. It is a pleasure dealing with such nice people as you and your boyfriend. Greetings from Rolf :-) More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Clean room, good bed, nice hot shower, easy going and helpful personnel. Laundry service available. Can organize your trips to e.g. Machu Picchu, Manu NP etc. You can leave your large bagage in case your are on a trip/ trail for several days. Easy walk to city center! Spanish, English AND Dutch speaking!

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RaymondCusiWasi, Owner at Hostal Cusi Wasi, responded to this review

Thanks Marco for your positive review. It was great to have you as a guest. More 

Lyon
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

We expected very amiable staff (travel Guide “Routard”). We were disappointed. They were helping with a bit of insistent. Slightly nonchalant. Don’t expect quiet nights. You can hear what’s going on in the main patio and the trains nearby are loud as well. Overall, it remains an OK option for low budget nights in Cusco

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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

I really like this hostal. It is very home-y. I felt like I had a lot of privacy here and was cared for here. Simple yet sufficient accommodations. Yes, truth be told, it lacked some luxurious things but for the price, can't be picky. I had a great experience.

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Reviewed 6 July 2016

Cusi Wasi was just what I hoped for: mid-range for price, high on character, good service, great location. Wouldn't call it luxury as the rooms were small and fairly basic, but the pictures you see don't do justice to the charming of the lush atrium that was a pleasure to relax in. The weather was a bit cold in June... More 

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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Give this hotel a skip--the rooms are tiny, terribly maintained, and dirty (hairs on the bed and floor, mold, stains). Quite cold with no working heaters in the winter. If you're a backpacker on a budget, this may work for you, but for everybody else look elsewhere. (The rooms are all around the central courtyard and you can hear any... More 

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qmtu, Propietario at Hostal Cusi Wasi, responded to this review

Unfortunately various things went wrong during during the stay of these guests. 1. There was an error in the housekeeping registry so that the room wasn't cleaned before it was assigned. The mistake was immediately resolved when the guest made his complaint. We took measures so that this mistake won't happen again. 2. There were indeed traces of mould present... More 

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Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I stayed here twice during my trip to Machu Picchu and for the price, it is hard to complain too much. However, I did find some of the staff to be extremely unfriendly and not welcoming at all. Most of the staff seemed annoyed when you arrived the hotel and they needed to unlock the front door. No big problem... More 

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Welcome to Cusi Wasi! Our rooms have heating, a modern private bathroom, cable-TV, free Wi-Fi and warm water 24 hours a day. Our kitchen is at your disposal, as well as an Internet PC. We offer laundry services and free coffee and (coca leaf) tea. Prices include breakfast, transport from the airport or bus or train station and taxes. We offer first-quality excursions to Machu Picchu and also the Inka Trail. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Cusi Wasi

Address: Avenida Arcopata 466A, Cusco 1, Peru
Region: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Price Range: £25 - £44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hostal Cusi Wasi 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Ask for a room on a top floor! Better view of the atrium and also more light.”
 of 5 bubbles chrijala, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles SteffiTorrezOrtiz, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
“rooms are small but adequate beside the office was very good”
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“We stayed on the second floor and the ground floor with the room facing the inner court. Both were completely satisfactory.”
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