San Blas Backpacker Hostel
A refurbished colonial mansion built atop terraces constructed by the Incas, the San Blas Backpacker Hostel sits in the popular San Blas neighborhood overlooking central Cuzco. Excellent views, six lovely patios and great amenities make it a pleasant place to relax and meet fellow travelers.
All of the 40 homey guest rooms feature private bathrooms, free Wi-Fi and cable TV and some have balconies overlooking the city. Aside from lounging in the sunny patios, guests can enjoy reading books from the library or playing darts and ping pong in the games rooms.
There are also BBQ and kitchen facilities available to guests, in addition to services such as tours, safety deposit, laundry, medical attention and oxygen for combating altitude sickness.
The hostel is located in Cuzco's picturesque San Blas neighborhood overlooking the city center. It lies 2.5 blocks (a three-minute walk) from the San Blas Church and 4.5 blocks (a ten-minute walk) from Cuzco's Plaza de Armas. Via taxi the airport can be reached in 15 minutes and the bus terminal in ten.
Food & Beverage
A buffet breakfast is served each morning from 6 to 10 am. The on-site café offers local and international fare and guests can enjoy drinks from the bar in the garden. Communal kitchen and BBQ facilities are available as well as room service.
How To Get There
To get to the hostel from Cuzco's Plaza de Armas, head northeast along Triunfo St. (later Cuesta San Blas) for four blocks and take a left onto Tandapata St. Continue for about half a block and you'll arrive at the hostel on your right.
Amenities & Services
General:Garden, Restaurant, Breakfast, Bar, Coffee Shop, Snack Bar, Daily Newspapers, Welcome Drink, Cable/Satellite TV, Ground-Floor Terrace, Communal Living Room, Family Friendly, 24-Hour Front Desk, Patio, Roof-Top Terrace, Nearby Parking (free).
Services:Medical Assistance, Safety Deposit Box at Reception, Airport Transfer, In-House Car Rental, Wake-Up Service, In-Room Breakfast Option, Luggage Storage, Tours and Excursions, Computers with Internet Connection, Currency Exchange, Laundry Service, Concierge Service, Room Service, Shuttle Service to Local Attractions, Bike Rental, Ironing Service, Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN (free).
On-Site Activities:Bonfire Site, Massage Service, Board Games, Hammocks, Darts, BBQ Facilities, Collection of Books, Ping-Pong, Billiards.
Nearby Attractions:Hiking, Cathedral, Hot Springs, Trekking, Mountaineering, Museum, Rain Forest, Canyon, Canoeing/Kayaking, Sightseeing Tours, Climbing, Crafts Market, Cycling, Historic Site, Horseback Riding, Archeological Site, Nature Reserve.
Pick-up and Drop-off
A transfer from and to the airport can be arranged at a surcharge of USD 10.00 each way.
A transfer from and to the bus terminal can be arranged at a surcharge of USD 6.00 each way.
Check-in and Check-out Times
Check-in time: 11am
Check-out time: 10am
The hotel does not operate a non-smoking policy. Non-smoking rooms are available.
Guests are not allowed to bring pets onto the property.
Children under 5 years of age can stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Extra beds for children under 18 years of age are available at a surcharge of USD 10.
Extra beds for adults are available at a surcharge of USD 10.
Accepted Credit Cards
Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club.
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