Pariwana Hostel Cusco Reviews
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Instead of one consistent wifi across the whole hostel, you have to constantly switch between wifi channels as you move around the hostel. Even then, the wifi is pretty bad and is only available in parts of the hostels. You'll be lucky if you have access to it in your room. With constant wifi searching, your phone battery will easily drain in hours. Other than that, it's a spacious hostel with plenty of activities taking places every day.
If you want a big party hostel this is the place for you. It pretty much has everything you could want so you do not need to leave the hostel, restaurant, bar, travel agency, laundry service, TV room, you can even buy towels, flip flops and ear plugs. Although its a party hostel, the bedroom was quiet and it is right in the centre of Cusco. If you do not want a party hostel, avoid. For me i found it too big, as a solo traveller i tend to find smaller hostels easier to meet people.
I've only stayed here for 2 nights and it was okay. Nice firm mattresses, huge lockers that have charging stations in them! Couple minutes walk to Plaza de Armas which is great. My first night there, checking in on a Sunday night, the women who checked me in could not care less about me. I know this is a backpackers' hostel and I wasn't being a diva but I was checking out at 6am the next day anyway. All I really wanted was just a smooth transaction and it was a bad first impression.
Excellent place to stay at Cusco! Super friendly staff, cool activities every day and convenient restaurant. Stayed twice at this place ok Cusco.
One of the best hostels I've been to.
This is a great hostel, a happy medium sort of place where you can watch movies and chill out in the fantastic movie room or spend time in the courtyard socialising. The kitchen is also good and they have free coca tea all day which I liked.
The hostel is fun. people who stays there are nice. I wish I could stayed longer.
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 25-30
- (1 review)
alright hostel, but music is too loud too late. they are very helpful in setting things up around town
Awesome place to stay!!! Best nights we had in Cusco were spent here. Got the 3 bed private room, everything was clean bathroom was great. Even the shared bathrooms were clean. Always something going on here every night and the bar/grill was excellent. Definitely a place were you will meet people from all over the world. Had a blast!! Thank you Pariwana Hostel
Big hostel with great social atmosphere. Great place to make friends. Hostel does a great job managing large amounts of guests with heavily enforced quiet time in dorm areas. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Rooms, bathrooms and lounges are clean. Showers are warm, the best from my time in Peru. Giant open air lounge is very cool. Would definitely stay here again.
We used the hostel as a couple only for the days between our trips to machu picchu and the manu jungle. Pariwana is a party hostel and there are activities for every day. The rooms and amenities are clean and good, the bar and restaurant are excellent and very cheap. What we didn't like about the hostel is, that it is just too big, too busy and way to loud all over. The staff is very unpersonal and sometimes seems kinda unfriendly. Still if you like to party and get to know people-good adress!
Hostel was excellent. Roommates on this trip were less than ideal. Can't blame the hostel for bad guests though.
The first night of our trip was here and they are still some of the most comfortable beds! Stayed twice as we returned after the Salkantau trip which we booked through the hostel and was good value and really fun (also quite challenging after only acclimatising for 3 days). Wifi was good and location was fab. Cusco is a pretty city so good to just wonder!
A standard good hostel. The door to dorm key was a iittle hard to open and it self locks whenever the door is closed. Security guard who helps hail cabs overcharges guests. It is better to hail your own cab.
It was my favorite Hostel ever. The atmosphere was light and fun, people actually respected the quiet zones, the room was large and confortable. Staff was really helpful.
Best hostel in Cusco. So many things to do and a great place to hang out when you need a rest from adventure.
Great hostel. Clean, organized, and good location. It's a very big hostel which some people may like and others not so much. Would definitely stay again,
Absolutely loved my time in Pariwana!! Would highly recommend this hostel to anyone, really clean bathrooms and comfy bed, with a proper duvet and pillows! All the staff are really friendly, especially the reception staff who are really helpful if you have any questions. The food in the bar is also delicious and great activities in the bar every night!
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
very good party hostel!! the have every day an event there, many people, very talkative and easy to meet. they got a great and big bar there, where u can meet and party with the people. breakfast, beds are good. staff is very friendly, speaking english and spanish. also the food there is good, it took a while to come, but it was good. the only problem was that they were not that many showers for all the people, but it's really worth staying there. very good hostel, i would stay again there ;)
Showers were hot, beds comfortable, and decent wifi. Staff were friendly amd helpful with questions and reccomendations. Awesome layout and common areas.