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Pariwana Hostel Cusco Reviews

Meson de la estrella 136, Cusco, Peru

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2154 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 94%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 91%Facilities

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We stayed at Pariwana for 3 nights - definitely a party hostel and you'll probably need earplugs if you want a good nights sleep. If you're looking for a twin private room, go for the one without a washroom because it's in a quieter spot of the hostel. Staff were very helpful and super kind. Laundry service was great value. We had the BBQ dinner on Friday night and it was delicious and a huge portion. Not the best place to make travel friends that want to do activities during the day.


This hostel is perfect for when staying in Cusco. The breakfast was good and the beds comfortable. The location is ideal, would recommend this hostel...


A very nice hostel close to the placa de armas in cuzco. We stayed in a 10 bed dorm with comfy beds. The hostel often organizes activities and sometimes parties, so it could get a bit loader at night! Besides that, a really nice hostel!


Awesome vibe in this hostel. Didn't spend much time at the hostel but great place to meet people and good music playing all the time. No complaints.


I stayed 6 nights and didn't want to leave. The staff are lovely and friendly and the hostel facilities are excellent. Great bar menu, lots of activities and a relaxed social environment. I stayed in a twin private and it was spacious, warm and cleaned everyday. I would recommend this hostel to everyone!! Thank you


Beautiful hostel, and location. It's just a bit too big for what we were used to. Good hostel to get involved in, if that's what you're after


Had a wonderful time here. Staff were amazing. Breakfast was basic but plentiful. Showers were hot and amenities cleaned regularly. Wifi was patchy and quiet slow for such a large establishment. It is a bit of a party atmosphere here which is perfect to meet other travellers and mingle. The DJ at night does go pretty late though so if you're trying to sleep it can be difficult for some. Still a wonderful place to stay!


Everything was perfect! The staff is awesome, every place on the hostel is very clean and the bed is big and confortable.


Great outdoor area to hang out in but would be nice to have more options than bean bags. If they put in the benches like the lima one it would be improved. Amazing bar staff!! Super nice guys! But the food is a bit lacking for the price. Decent wifi although only one half of the 12 bed dorm gets it. Hot showers, mostly clean bathrooms.


Just is very noise

  • 14th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Costa Rica
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Truly amazing hostel. Fun atmosphere and prime location. Restaurant food was delicious and affordable. We stayed in a private deluxe suite and master suite and both were clean, spacious, and safe. Staff was fantastic, helpful, and very accommodating. Free and secure luggage storage while we went on a 4 day hike of Machu Picchu. I would love to visit other Pariwana locations!!

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Dear guest, thank you for your comment! We are very happy to hear that you are satisfied with our service. If you are planning to go Lima, the best option is to stay in our Hostel there, we are sure you will love it. We hope to see you again in the future! Warm regards, Front Desk Manager.


Great location and very close to the main square. Some rooms Are quite loud but overall happy with our stay. Bar serves reasonably priced and tasty food. Breakfast until midday and free tea and coffee all day are certainly nice additions.

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Dear guest, thank you for leaving a good review, we hope that you have enjoyed your stay with us and would be happy to see you again in other opportunity! Kind regards, Front Desk Manager


The hostel was vibrant, fun, clean, and helpful. We stayed there prior to our four-day Inca Trail trek, and they were very flexible with helping us store our bags, pay ahead of time (so we didn't have to check out at 4 in the morning), and overcome our altitude sickness. We also arranged excursions through the hostel and they worked well and had a great selection. It was perfect for our stay in Cusco before heading off to Machu Picchu.


Bedrooms do not have windows, with six people in a bedroom or more that was terrible.


Great place in Cusco for a reasonable price :) Nice rooms, bathrooms and common area. Good computers with Internet available if you don't have your laptop. And very close to the city center.

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Dear guest, thank you so much for your positive review! We are happy that you have enjoyed your stay at Pariwana Hostel and we hope to see you again soon in any of our hostels in Peru! Warm regards, Front Desk Manager


Average breakfast and stuff. Worse than pariwana lima. Good location. Good beds. Bad time if there is a party there. People can be partying and screaming literally the whole night without problem, which is very annoying. Not really a good atmosphere to get to know new people.

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Dear guest, thank you for your review, we take your complaint very seriously, we want to apologize for all inconvenience that you experienced that day. We have a Security Staff who does not allow people screaming at night because we have a rule of QUIET ZONE after the 10:00 pm. We will investigate immediately what happened. Thank you for taking the time to inform us about this problem. We promise that when you come back it won´t happen again. Kind regards, Front Desk Manager


The atmosphere was great. Beds were extremely comfortable and the showers always had hot water available! Breakfast was good too, and the staph was very kind at all time. Best of all, it is located in the best place of Cusco. I sincerely recommend this awesome hostel!

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Dear guest, thank you for your great comment and recommendation. We are happy to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We are happy to host you again if you thinking to return to Pariwana Hostels in the future! Best regards, Front Desk Manager.


Really enjoyed our stay at Pariwana. The lockers with power points were excellent and the place was kept spotless. Occasional issues with staff that were working for board as they clearly didn't care as much as the native Peruvians working there who did a great job.

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Dear guest, thank you for review, we appreciate your feedback, We are really happy that you enjoyed your stay here, I want to apologize if you had some issue with the staff, we will talk with them to change their behavior, thank you for you recommendation because it helps to improve everyday, we hope to see you soon, Kind regards. Front Desk Manager.


You should also accept Mastercard

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Dear Guest, thank you for your recommendation, Your opinion is very important for us, I want to inform since this month we will accept Visa, Mastercard and another kind of cards, we hope you have enjoyed your stay in Pariwana Hostel. Best regards. Front Desk Manager


Really nice. Big central common area surrounded by the rooms.... so you do whatever the hostel do: Hostel fun time, you dont sleep Hostel sleep time, you dont hace fun

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Dear guest, thank you for your review. Your feedback helps us to improve everyday, We'll make sure that your experience will be better the next time you will stay with us! Kind regards. Front Desk Manager.

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