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Puriwasi Cusco

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Translated from Quechua, Puriwasi “The house of the traveler”, is located just 3 blocks to Plaza de Armas , the safest in the city.
Puriwasi is not just a hostel, it is a place designed especially for those travelers who like to know the city through its people, its culture and its gastronomy; they look for as much as a good night rest and also a night full of fun in an atmosphere of harmony and respect among all travelers.
Under the concept of #YOUALWAYSCOMEFIRST, Puriwasi evolves every day to always offer you a quality service at convenient prices.
Welcome to PURIWASI CUSCO!!!

FREE:
WIFI throughout the hostel
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST from 7am – 10:00am
KITCHENETTE
SECURITY LOCKERS inside bedrooms
STORAGE ROOM if you rebook with us
HOT WATER 24/7
TV ROOM + NETFLIX
PATIO WITH HAMMOCKS
CITY MAP
FOOSBALL & POOL
TICKETS TO THE BEST CITY CLUBS

INCLUDES:
FRONT DESK 24/7
BILINGUE STAFF
BED WITH LUMINAIRE & CHARGER
LAUNDRY SERVICE
TRANSPORTATION SERVICE
WALKING TOURS
WELCOME DRINKS
RESTOBAR FROM 4PM TO MIDNIGHT
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Overview

Our name translates as ‘The Traveller's House’ and at Puriwasi we give a friendly welcome to people from all over the world! Like our brightly painted walls, our vibe is energetic and fun. You can get to know other backpackers on our outside terrace as you listen to live beats and sip a Peruvian pisco from the bar. Or sit back in the lounge area between casual games of pool. There's also a TV and plenty of DVDs if you need some down time. Planning a trip to the mountains? Even more reason to check out our free continental breakfast!

Location

You’ll be staying in Peru’s World Heritage Site of Cusco with Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley and the Inca Trail practically on your doorstep. But ancient history isn’t the only thing people visit us for – Cusco town (roughly a 20-minute walk from the hostel) is great for a night out in the colourful local clubs and bars. It's a multicultural mix – look out for the Irish pub or try traditional Peruvian places. If you’re an early riser, drop by San Pedro Market for the freshest local produce. Not sure how to find us? We can arrange a pick-up from the airport (just contact us beforehand), or you can grab a taxi – either way the journey is around 25 minutes.

Rooms and Dorms

Rest up after a long day of exploring in our comfortable shared dorms. They're roomy, bright and clean with free bed linen and towels available to hire. You don't have to worry about carrying your stuff up the mountain with you (phew!), as we've got big lockers for stashing your backpack.

Extras and activities

Hook up to the free Wi-Fi to update your blog with pictures of our wall murals and post a selfie of you relaxing in one of our hammocks. There’s a communal space for cooking if you want to save a bit of cash. Staying for a while? We have a laundry service so you can freshen up well-worn outfits. Multilingual staff are on hand with tips and inspiration at our 24-hour reception, and there's round-the-clock security too.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.2

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 9.5

  • Staff 9.5

  • Atmosphere 9.0

  • Cleanliness 9.2

  • Facilities 8.8


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    19 Jan 2020
    Well I want to start saying that the bartender peter was the real mvp he knows how to make people feel comfortable in a place well after I said that I’ll also want to say that it is a nice clean place with a good staff I really like it and recommend it
    Puerto Rico, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    18 Jan 2020
    Loved staying at Puri Wasi. Great location and amazing staff. I ended up with some altitude sickness and Claudia treated me like family. Not sure what I would've done without her help. Thanks again Puri Wasi and especially Claudia. Jesus is great as well!
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    16 Jan 2020
    Had a really lovely stay at this hostel. The staff are the most helpful I have ever had especially the love of my life Claudia at the front desk ;). Very helpful. My boys on the bar Jhordan and Peter what can I say, absolutely great guys I had a lot of fun. Really recommend this place if you’re visiting Cusco. Thankyou all at Puri wasi for the memories. All the best, Danny x
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    12 Jan 2020
    Perfect location on top of a great price with a solid bar. Jordan was a great bartender for happy hour.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    24 Jan 2020
    Great place to meet people. Good vibe. Claudia is a gem
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    17 Jan 2020
    Great place, very clean Jose was very helpful and Peter was amazing!
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    26 Jan 2020
    It's a pity I stayed for one night only! Met a really fun group of people (mostly backpacking only for months in SA) and very welcoming staff! The have great spots to chat and hangout, a game room and an awesome bar! Definitely recommendable!
    India, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    26 Jan 2020
    Puriwasi Hostel Cusco, One of the best Hostels I've stayed at! Front desk Claudia was so helpful, I went on the 5 days Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu and had a whole bunch of dirty clothes on my return, she pointed me in the right direction for laundry service with the best value per kilo. Jhourdon is an excellent Bartender and DJ, he creates the atmosphere! Rosemary knows how to get everyone involved and feel welcomed. All the staff was super friendly and they took the time to get to know me.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    21 Jan 2020
    Just spent one night here. Bed and pillow were not comfortable, but otherwise a good place to stay. I probably would have given it a better review had I not been to way better hostels in the area.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    21 Jan 2020
    Had a great time at this hostel. Peter and Jhordan are awesome guys and bartenders. They could use a little work on their foosball skills though! Claudia offered us great travel tips and suggestions on where to go. Overall good hostel with great people!
    USA, Male, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's


Awards

  • 2020

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Cusco

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