Pariwana Hostel Cusco Reviews
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Was a great hostel right in the middle of town, close to everything
Had fun, good social environment but dirty bathrooms.
This place was great. Fun in a great location with lots of cheap options to eat. Only thing was the WiFi wasn't the best.
Great hostel, one of the best Iv ever stayed at. Defiantly recommend
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
Awesome hostel in a perfect location. Beds are comfy, showers are epic and free hot drinks all day are a bonus. Wifi works in the common areas, some people found it to be good enough to Skype home etc. good atmosphere although they blast the music in the bar so loud from the get go that it is a little hard to talk to anyone, that said I couldn't hear the music from my room which is handy if you're getting up early for the inca trail. Overall it's an excellent hostel!
This hostel was great, it had everything. Great bar/restaurant, courtyard with activities every night, helpful staff, clean bathrooms, and comfortable beds. The only thing that could have been improved was the wifi. It was a bit spotty at times, which could be improved for a big hostel. Other than that, everything was perfect.
Very much a party hostel. Very loud music all night long, "quiet hours" not enforced. Drunk people milling about all hours of the night and early morning yelling and carrying on. Mostly very young male European douchebags.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 41+
- (1 review)
Had a great time! They do a very good job of getting the guests involved in events.
Pariwana was a very neat and fun hostel in Cusco! It was only a short 5-10 minute walk to the main square Plaza de Armas. As well as many other shops and restaurants. The staff was very helpful in giving directions and ordering taxis for us when needed. They also had great security to get in. Although the bar was usually pretty chill they did arrange for some fun activities such as salsa lessons! I would stay here again.
Great location and I liked how I always had access to tea. Although, they need to work on their wifi
Love the location of the hostel, close to everything you would want to see in Cusco. I had some miscommunication when booking a room for the second night, but the staff was kind enough to help me out and change our rooms. The free storage room was extremely useful when we were on the Inca Trail. There was ample of hot water for the 6 people suite. beds and bathrooom looked extremely clean. Did not have any issues during our stay! Would highly recommend it for other visitors :D
- Novice Nomad
- Mixed Group, 25-30
- (1 review)
Great hostel, good atmosphere and heaps of activities. Spent Christmas here which was great apart from a very average and overpriced Christmas dinner and the party being stopped too early. Also no wifi in the rooms was a let down. Would recommend as a good hostel to meet people.
Had a great stay at the Pariwana Hostel! The staff was nice and helpful. There was a lot of activities, one every night, which was great fun!
Pariwana Hostel exceeded expectations. We were greeted with a warm cup of coca tea (which helped immensely w the altitude). The courtyard area is awesome. Every bed has a locker in the room and 24 hour security at the front door so it feels super secure. Location is great - would stay here again!
Everything was excellent, but my staying did not end upy well because of a guy at the front desk. I the website, they never state that you have to add a 5% to the amount you pay if you do so by credit card. Was a big surprise when I went to pay and they guy at the front desk asked me to pay. It was not in the conditions (i showed him the email from HW), but they guy insisted. We argued till I ended up not paying it. You should have it clear in the website or the conditions, so you avoid issues
I had the beat time, I ended up extended an extra night not down to the place but down to the hostel. Staff was really helpful as well.
great hostel, really big but well-maintained and clean. its nice because you can party as well as just chill if you need to get up early the next day. fun activities too!
Pariwana definitely made my stay in Cusco more awesome than it already was! Staff are really smiley, helpful, and friendly, and speak really good english. I stayed at a twin double so we had our own wifi (although not very strong) so that felt good. Really happy with the laundry service as they fold all the clothes and put them nicely into a plastic bag for you! Also smells really nice :P The hostel itself has a really welcoming atmosphere -- highly recommend it here!
Great atmosphere, really enjoyed our stay. Rooms were quiet even though there was plenty of partying and maintenence work going on. Wifi didn't come as far as the room bur plenty of places for use.
I have stayed at over 100 hostels all over the world and this is one of the worst. The staff was unhelpful except for a manager named Jonathan, the bathrooms were dirty, and the terrible music didn't stop until 5 AM. I stayed at the Parawana in Lima and really enjoyed it so I thought it would be the same in Cusco. I was wrong. Not a place to stay unless you want to get no sleep and get absolutely no help when it's needed.