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Hostel is cool, bright and quirky, staff are super helpful and nice. BUT skanky people stay here, season volunteers, all very poor, we had random things stolen from us (old shoes?! bottle opener, tupperware, 2min noodles). As they all know one another its very clicky and hard to break in to their social scene. Cheapest hostel in cuzco we could find (which is clearly why we bumped into these people) so you get what you pay for. My advice to the hostel owners: raise prices, evict these clients.
Great place if traveling solo for a cheap private room with wifi where you can get ready or recover from machu picchu, they have a full kitchen and water refills are really cheap which is great! request for airport pickup was quick and helped out a lot with my big pack, close to another hostel called ninos that has AMAZING organic food for cheap where i ate twice since it was raining so much!
Very charming hostel in the high part of Cuzco. The best value for money of the city! Book on hostel world to get the best deals
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 18-24
- (1 review)
Ok hostel for one night. Cheap but bathrooms are disgusting and you have to go outside to get to them. Rooms are freezing. Kitchen is average. The computer area and sofas are nice. No lockers in rooms, they are in the computer area. Staff speak poor English. Breakfast not great, one roll and tea. Very average hostel which reflects the price.
A very pleasant hostel with friendly, helpful staff plus Wi-Fi, breakfast, and their adorable dog Yanapay. We will be staying here again when we return to Cusco.
We stayed 3 nights here, too bad my adaptator get stolen ... The hostel is really nice, staff is helpful, but the bathrooms are not so good, sometimes no water at all ...
great place, loved it! very homey and welcoming, nice kitchen area and lounge room. good place to meet other solo travellers. very sociable! highly recommended!
It was a nice place. Unfortunately they don't have any bathroom ensuite and it is just too cold to walk from the showers to your room. Very helpful staff.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 31-40
- (1 review)
The hostel has a really nice atmosphere and all the staff did they best to make it a good experience. The only thing which I did not like that much was the "water situation". Mostly in the evening the normal tab water was switched off and only the showers could be used as they had water left in the reservoir. It was annoying to not be able to wash the hands or flush the toilets properly.
Great for budget travellers, alcohol burners provided to keep rooms warm at night.
Great Hostal, did not expected such a nice and good hostal for this price.
We stayed there 5 nights and only once did we have water after 6 pm: no flush, no handwash nor shower. When the water was on the showers were ice cold, which is fine when the weather is warm, but Cusco can get quite cold in August..The walls were paper thin and unfortunately rowdy, excited travellers gathering in the common area leaving early (5am) for Machu Picchu are frequent. Weak wifi. However the hostel has great potential, quiet location, nice common areas, cosy, well decorated rooms etc
I highly recommend this hostal! Here has wonderful staffs!!!!! Whole staffs are toooooooooo kind and helpful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! If I will go again Cusco, I must stay here!!!!!! I really miss them :)
It would be nice if there where more place to chill out and sit down, since its winter now its pretty cold to sit outside and when its busy all the spots on the couches are taken, which is a shame And for the kitchen: an oven and extra stove would be great!
Lovely hostel with cute rooms (i had Garfield bed sheets...) that kept me warm in chilly Cusco! Súper cheap price with a basic breakfast included. And my shower was hot too! I left my bags here for free during my Inca Trail without any problems. It's about a 10 min walk from San Pedro market which some reviews think is too far but the location seems fine to me :)