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El Labrador Hostel Reviews

Cabrakancha street, Pampa de la Alianza 456, between San Agustin & Maruri st., Cusco, Peru

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106 Total Reviews
  • 94%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 96%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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Comfy beds, clean rooms and nice staff. The sound insulation wasn't the best, but we ended up staying longer than expected and they were very helpful. Very good location close to the main square but in a quite little back alley.


lovely little place to stay. Will go back


Well located hostel, with comfy beds and warm duvets and heating (important in Cusco!). The staff were friendly but somewhat inattentive, we needed to ask for toilet paper whenever we ran out and cleaning was a bit random too though it was done. Our room was next to the breakfast area, which was an issue: people would sit out there chatting late at night and breakfast begins at 5.30am and there was next to no insulation so it felt like they were basically chatting in our bedroom.


Estella was wonderful! She was very helpful and accommodating. I would highly recommend.

  • 18th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


The lady who runs the hostel is very nice and helpful. Breakfast was great. We got a double which was nice, clean and had its own bathroom. Hot water was great. Only downfall was that wifi did not work in the room. Location is in an alleyway a few blocks from plaza, pretty accessible


Wonderful hostel! Estela is INCREDIBLE! She made our experience so much fun! My friends and I had asked her about cooking classes in the area, and after looking into the many different options, she told us a coworker at the hostel, Hener, was studying to be a chef and offered a personal cooking class for us at the hostel for a much lower price! She and Hener went out of their way to make our stay exceptional.

  • 6th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


El Labrador was by far the best accommodations my friends and I had in the Cuzco area. Tucked away on a quiet dead-end not far from the Plaza de Armas, this hostel had a lovely atmosphere as well as wonderful staff. Estela was especially helpful in organizing for us an intimate Peruvian cooking class at the hostel with a local culinary student. We had a blast! We also loved the view over the rooftops with our breakfast. Stay at El Labrador if you're looking for a truly unique experience!


Very great hostel. The staff are super friendly and helpful. The owner did all the she could to accomodate us for more nights. We stayed for 3nights. Some rooms are amazing and very cozy but others (basement) look older. All in all, i definitely recommend this hostel!


El Labrador was a great place to stay in cusco, great location, very helpful staff and good breakfast. We didn't get the chance the meet many other travellers whilst we were there but this was because a large school group were also staying at the same time and not the fault of the hostel. The kitchen was basic but many restaurants to choose from nearby. The room was quite cold but plenty of blankets on the bed meant it was ok when you went to sleep.


True Peru! This place is absolutely awesome. I would definitely recommend staying here. It is in a fantastic location- you can walk everywhere from here. The rooms are clean and have a great South American vibe. There is an awesome loft area with a great view of Cuzco.


The hostel was excellent. We had a nice large room with a separate bathroom and shower for two of us and the shared kitchen facilities were nice, bright and clean. The breakfast was good and plentiful and staff were great. Overall, it was great value for the money.


El Labrador was a very homey friendly place. All the staff were very friendly, especially Estella who runs the hostel was super sweet and helpful. One time, she even helped us to book/coordinate our trips/bus rides to Puno for us(totally out of her way). We loved their simple breakfast to start our days. The location was great too, being not too close to the main plaza(5-10 minutes walk) nor busy streets, tucked away and quiet. We would definitely return next time in Cusco.

  • 21st Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Japan
  • Mixed Group, 31-40
  • (1 review)

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