Mama Simona Hostel

Calle Ceniza 364, Barrio de San Pedro, Cusco, Peru, Distance from city centre: 0.6km
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Rating: 76%from 3 reviews

  • 73%Atmosphere
  • 73%Staff
  • 80%Security
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 80%Location
  • 80%Value for money
  • 66%Facilities
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.

Mama Simona does not provide locks for the lockers, so please bring your own. You can also buy one at reception.

Beware! Many taxi drivers work for other hostels and would tell you anything just to drive you to the place they get a commission from. Be firm and confident: Mama Simona is easily accessible by car and is located in a safe neighborhood.

Please also note that we do not provide heaters, but rent them out. The cost of heater per night is S/10 ($3.8). Ask for one at the reception.
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • Board Games
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • Postal Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Located Near

You will find Mama Simona on a quiet street in the historical center of Cusco five blocks away from the main square (Plaza de Armas) and a pleasant several minutes stroll from most museums, galleries, cathedrals, shops and restaurants. Among other things, a large supermarket, cheap laundry service and the famous San Pedro Market are just around the corner. The area is bursting with colonial mansions and streets, churches built on Inca foundations, and local foods.

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