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Chakra Runa Backpacker - Cajamarca

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
7.3
  • Great Location
  • Helpful Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Chakra Runa Backpacker – Cajamarca is a friendly new hostel in Cajamarca. The place is independent and quite familiar. You´ll have total privacy and independence, just like being in home. If you think that there is something I have to improve as a host just let me know. If you need any information about the city, please do not hesitate to let me know. At Chakra Runa Backpacker, we offer bike rentals, laundry and BBQ. There is a shared kitchen at the property. Free Wi-Fi access is available throughout the property.

The hostel is near the historical centre, in the urb. ramón castilla. Near the hostel you´ll find many local stores, pharmacies, restaurants... If you need any information about the city, please do not hesitate to let me know. The hostel is ideally located in a residential area and we are near all main tourist attractions.

The hostel 1 bed dorm for 4 people and private rooms. One of them is ideal for couples, the room offers a large and comfortable double bed.

Chakra Runa Backpacker - Cajamarca policies and conditions:

Check-in time starts at 2 pm.
Check-out time is 11 am.

Payment types accepted at this property: only cash.

Cancellation policy: 72 hours before arrival.

Taxes included.

Breakfast not included. Extra-cost: USD$ 2.50 per person per day.

General:

24-hour front desk.

There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.

No curfew.

No pets are allowed at this property. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

7.3
  • Value For Money 8.8

  • Security 8.4

  • Location 7.6

  • Staff 6.4

  • Atmosphere 5.6

  • Cleanliness 7.2

  • Facilities 7.2


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    29 Jun 2018
    I really enjoyed my stay at Chakra Runa. There was a bit of building work going on when I arrived so the hostel layout was slightly different than expected but the work should soon be complete. Regardless it is a comfortable, well equipped hostel with super friendly, helpful, accommodating staff. I stayed for more than a week for various reasons and enjoyed my stay very much. The location is perfect, just a few minutes walk from the Plaza and a short stroll to the markets etc. Recommended!
    England, Male, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    19 Mar 2018
    Super friendly staff, clean and comfortable stay
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    20 Apr 2018
    We enjoyed every minute of our stay. The owner family is really nice, friendly and helpful. The kitchen was well stocked, everything was very clean. The shower is hot, the beds comfy and the wifi works very well. 10 min to plaza de armas, 10 min to the main bus station. We would definitely come again. :)
    Switzerland, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    30 Mar 2018
    We were greeted by the Herbert (the owner), who is very welcoming. He definitely has a young spirit and is down to show anyone around Cajamarca. We decided to take his historical tour, which we enjoyed. Herbert is super knowledgeable about all of Cajamarca and tells you more than just the myths and legends of the city. The tour ends with two super cool local bars that you won't find online. Didn't have super warm shower water but the room was nice! It is 15 min walk to the center, which I liked.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    18 Aug 2018
    Owner is extremely friendly and willing to help. Beds have outlets and a lamp (not so bright that it will disturb others). Location is good; a 15 min walk to the plaza. On a negative side, when I arrived I was waiting outside the wrong side which appeared to be under construction. No one there to hear the bell. After 15 mins a neighbor came out and contacted the owner for me. Turns out the entrance is on the other side. A few other people had the same problem. Overall good hostel.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    06 Jul 2018
    Comfortable hostel! Hot showers often but not always, cold inside the hostel but great blankets and bedding to keep you warm at night. Kitchen was dirty but had everything you need. Good staff, helpful and present! Location a few blocks from the plaza de armas and Cajamarca generally feels quite safe. Simple but good place to stay
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    06 Apr 2018
    Herbert and his family were so welcoming and helpful! We ended up having to stay in dorm beds because the private we booked was not available but Herbert ensured we had the room to ourselves which was nice. A heads up if you book here - there are no private bathrooms, despite the descriptions.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 6.9

    Good

    07 Aug 2019
    Really good value for price! Although the location is a bit off it's all really close. The staff isn't present but can be reached easily. No atmosphere what's do ever
    Israel, Couple, 18-24
  • 6.9

    Good

    21 Aug 2018
    Wonderful owners but the place is ridiculously dirty. There is a thick layer of scum on the bathroom surfaces and no soap anywhere in the hostel... the sheets had stains and other people’s hair.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 3.7

    Rating

    03 Nov 2018
    I hate writing negative reviews, but I genuinely struggle to find a single positive thing to say about this place. It’s dark, dingy, with spotty hot water, WiFi that cuts out every few minutes, filthy bathrooms, a pervasive stench throughout the hostel, rickety bunk beds that are impossible to sleep in if the person above you makes even the slightest movement (much less masturbates incessantly as my bunkmate was fond of doing), and nothing to speak for it in terms of location either.
    USA, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Towels Included
General
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Wi-Fi


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