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Wild Rover Backpackers Hostel Reviews

Calle Matara 261, Cusco, Peru

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580 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 81%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 81%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

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All of the reviews referencing Wild Rover as "The Party Hostel" are completely accurate. There is something going on every night, and people come from throughout the city to start or finish the night at the Irish bar here.

  • 9th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Bit grossed out to see cleaning lady remake a used bed with dirty sheets for a new person on TWO occasions. Pretty much the most basic thing you expect from a hostel! Also was told to move rooms yet my old bed was not remade and no one slept in it. A bit inconvenient and disorganised. Also wanted to book another night but was told to 'book online' by the lady at reception at 8pm. Guy is super nice though. Good location etc and enjoyed my stay however some improvements could really be made.


I understand this is a party hostel & that is okay. What is not okay is the hostel staff getting everyone so drunk they don't know what they're doing. One night 2 people got it on in my dorm very loud & the girl didn't even know who she was. Later the guy managed to use the bathroom on me, my bed, my clothes & all over the dorm. Another night a guy was throwing up off his top bunk. They get people drunk to just keep spending money, it's not cool. Oh & the free breakfast and WiFi are horrible.


Great hostel ! But you just need to fix the booking problem at the reception

  • 13th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Israel
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


If you are looking to have great time and meet people this is great place to stay. The location is great and hostel bar/restaurant has always something going on.


Party hostel at it's best.


The hostel is alright, but their wifi absolutely SUCKS. What's worse, the staff at the reception just brushed me off when I asked what was wrong with the wifi, but never fixed the problem for the 5 days I was there. They have 3 computers for guests, of which only 1 worked properly--the others were either too slow or simply froze. This meant long waits just to go online for something as basic as checking my emai. Again, the hostel is fine, but come on Wild Rover, it's 2015-get some real internet!

  • 30th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Peru
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Best wild rover out of all of the 3 best wifi(when you can connect) staff are really nice and always helpful. The foodies the best out of all the WR, spicy chicken curry tasty. Rooms are standard large lockers 16 bed no plugs in room just in reception with lockers showers are hot and powerful. Not far from main sq and great nights out. Don't have to party if you don't want to. Overall great


Wild Rover is a party hostel! If you don't like this then maybe it's not for you. We loved it, you could get stuck in on party nights but the smaller dorms were dark and quiet enough for a night's sleep if you wanted.


Big shout out to the maintenance staff, working day and night to keep this hostel clean despite the incredible amount of people partying all the time! Beds are very comfy, showers are amazing and always hot. The restaurant serves very good food and the staff is very friendly. Computers available for use, nice breakfast. Basically, you could easily spend your whole stay in cusco without leaving the hostel if thats what you wanted..


Great party hostel, if thats what youre looking for. you have cheaper options in Cusco, but I totally recommend spend at least one night in this hostel


Not as good as La Paz (mainly due to ensuite bathrooms being a bit rough). Wifi is not that good - but the place is a fairly safe bet. Backpack sized lockers in room.


I've stayed at both la paz and cusco now and although I couldn't stay in either more then a few days, I really enjoy the party atmosphere for a short period. bar staff here are great and are really open to include anyone in the fun. wifi is terrible but does mean u have to talk to other people. cinema room has no sound proofing so can't hear the movies over the sound of the kitchen and bar.


Party hostel, fun if you're are going with a group of friends, but not if you're looking for a more chillout time


This is exactly what the other reviews say....a party hostel. The staff were helpful and friendly and would always help wherever they could. Clean and tidy, hot water was a bit hit and miss and the wifi was terrible! I enjoyed my stay here and would recommend it


Definition of a party hostel


The best two weeks of my life. A terrific party hostel with an unbelievable atmosphere. The staff were great and I made friends for life. Ideal location, cheap food/booze and a decent ping-pong table. The only downside was the wifi but I was too busy getting drunk to use it anyway! Strongly recommend to young travellers.


Wifi is terrible, the cleaning is not so good, there is no much interaction between the staff and the backpackers. Apart from that the atmosphere is excellent, the parties are awesome.


Awesome party hostel in the city center.


The reception staff were always helpful. The bar and staff were amazing!!! St Patrick's day at this hostel was one of the funnest days. The wifi could be better but that's standard. Thank you wild rover cusco.

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