Wild Rover Backpackers Hostel Reviews
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Planned to stay for a couple of days only I extended my stay to almost a month here. The beds are very comfortable and the showers are really hot. And there is a bar with amazing staff, drinks and food. Special thanks to Eugene and Bronson at the bar. These guys where amazing and helpful! It is a party location though so a good night's sleep is not always guaranteed ;-)
very annoyed by the man in reception being drunk as we checked in.he was clumsy, very casual about moving us into a 10bed dorm when we booked
The bar staff weren't too good when we were there. Constantly messing up our orders and not the friendliest. But we understand there is a high turnover of bar staff, so perhaps we were unlucky. The cleaning and reception staff were very nice.
We had the best few days staying here. If your looking for a good place to party this is your hostel. The dorm rooms are spacious and beds are comfortable. Will hopefully make it back to wild river one day. Thanks to Eugene
Always a good, clean, well valued place to stay. My only complaint is that breakfast should be served earlier because most people are up early for Machu Picchu and nothing else is open. The showers are unreal though.
The "girl room" with air blowers and mirrors is a great plus, but was constantly closed! A couple chairs on the room would be nice (specially for those on the upper bed of the bunckbed) An extra mirror on the room for the girls.
I have traveled to over 40 countries, stayed in backpacker hostals in places as far apart as New Zealand, Sweden, or Ecuador, lived in tents in Botswana, Australia, or Bolivia, and can say that the Wild Rover Backpacker's Hostal in Cusco, Peru was the worst experience I have ever had. I got very little rest there. At the very least, if the bar can't be eliminated, I would recommend stopping the music at midnight rather than at 2 A.M. And the place needs a thorough renovation and cleaning.
- Novice Nomad
- Mixed Group, 31-40
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Another very nice Wild Rover hostel. The front door is constantly watched for security. The hostel has a central location, and is only three blocks from the Main Square. The bar staff are mostly Irish, the reception staff very helpful, the kitchen staff make excellent food, and the cleaning staff keep the place spotless. However the bathrooms are not as clean as the other Wild Rover hostels, since they are ensuite, so they don´t get cleaned as often. Breakfast is the usual bread and coffee etc.
Fun hostel, small hostel rooms. Really warm cosy blankets!
Stay here! This is definitely the place to party, every night the hostel bar is really lively and the staff is super chill and takes everyone out to a club. You will meet a lot of people. There are tons of places to hang out around the hostel during the day. It is in a good location, and is EXTREMELY secure. A bonus is they even have hair straighteners and blow dryers for all you girls that have been missing out. Although, they do have rules on noise and drug use, it's still a great time.
good location valueable services like landury great secrurity the bar is really fun
It is a great hostel! Lively atmosphere, you can meet fun people from all around the world.
Good hostel if your looking to party howeve don't expect to get a good nights sleep unless your room is far away from the bar. We came back here after we had a 4 am start to climb Machu Picchu and asked for a 'quiet' matrimonial room so we could get a good nights sleep. This wasn't the case so we were lied to by the guy at reception. The same guy also clearly lied to us about some stuff we left there on our previous stay telling us it had been thrown away however the cleaner told us otherwise!
Hostel was okay, it did seem like it was mostly large groups staying so was harder to meet people than other places I stayed in Peru. Main downside is that the communal area got quite cold in the evenings and there was nowhere else really to hang out