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As the oldest continuously inhabited city in the Americas, Cusco lays claim to a few grand titles. Among them, it was once the capital of the mighty Inca Empire which stretched from the Columbian border well into Argentina and Chile. Today it's known as the archeological capital of the Americas; and it is the undisputed tourist mecca of Peru.
When you stay in a Cusco hostel you'll be able to check out the Incan ruins scattered around and outside the city, and you'll have easy access to the Sacred Valley which means that you can wallow in archeological treasures to your heart's delight. Nearby Machu Picchu is the undeniable star attraction, and tops nearly every traveler's list of things to do in Peru; many head straight for Cusco and Machu Picchu upon arriving in the country.
A range of museums, churches and Incan architecture are close to many Cusco hostels and can keep you occupied for days. Cusco's steep hills and stairs, particularly as you head into the San Blas neighborhood north of the Plaza de Armas, will give your legs a workout that will get them ready for the rigors of the Inca Trail. Countless tour operators line the streets around the Plaza and will aggressively solicit your business as you pass by; you'll have no trouble organizing a trip anywhere you want to go. (Do your homework first, though, as not all tour operators are created equal.)
Cusco is certainly touristy, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing; it means the city is well supplied with restaurants, cafes, bars, and clubs to keep you entertained every hour of the day and night. Shopping opportunities abound at local markets and at higher end stores oriented to tourists. Shop around carefully as prices are quite variable. You may hear English spoken on the streets almost as frequently as Spanish, but you'll hear Quechua too. Quechua, the language of the Incas, is still spoken by the indigenous inhabitants of Peru, who throng the streets of Cusco in their colourful garb.
Cusco hostels are clustered within a few blocks of the Plaza de Armas, the city's focal point. Some have drivers who will pick you up from the city's long-distance bus station when you arrive but taxis are plentiful and cheap.
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Hospedaje Turistico Recoleta
"Best hostal I've ever stayed at - In brief,Javier and the team at Hospedaje Turistico Recoleta really deserve 5 out of 5. Location wise, the hostal is a little out of the main area, but I like that, because you get to see more of the city and locals doing their day to day thing. It takes about 15 minutes to walk to Plaza de Armas. The service is very friendly, professional and helpful. Javier will always find time to resolve any problems you...
Samay Wasi Youth Hostel Cusco
"Samay Wasi Youth Hostels 1 has two great benefits -- the excellent and friendly service, and the view/location in Cusco. The hotel arranged a free pickup for us from the airport, and despite a four-hour flight delay, a member of staff and a taxi driver were here waiting for us. The Location The hostel is located about fifteen minutes' walk from Cusco center and main plaza. It is on a hillside, so the views from the rooms are fantastic...
Loki Backpackers Hostel
"Loki Backpackers Hostel is fantastic for those who are eager to party hard in Cusco, but for those who wish to get up early and see the sights this may not be the best option. Location In the area of Cuesta Santa Ana this is a great location, about five minutes' walk from the centre of Cusco. However the Hostel is located on possibly the steepest street you will ever have encountered -- a bit of a trek after a tiring day. It's well...
Hostal Iquique Cusco
"The hostal iquique is 3 blcks from the main square center of cusco the hostal iquique is a old house and big we are 3 blocks from the main square of san blas we are 7 minutes from the rail station we are near to the restaurants, discotecs, banks, churches, and museums we have 3 yards and gardens we have wi-fi and internet free our rooms are bigs and have tv cable, bathrooms with hot shawer we have free pick up our staff is friendly and...
The Point Hostel Cusco
"The Point Hostel Cusco is a party hostel with a friendly vibe with large communal spaces close to the action in Cusco. The Location Located a couple of blocks from the Plaza de Armas, The Point Hostel is well situated to serve as a base for exploring historical Cusco. On the same block are a few convenience stores to pick up a few supplies, with a number of restaurants within a stone's throw that will suit all budgets. Rooms and...
Pirwa Posada del Corregidor
Plaza de Armas
"Pirwa Posada del Corregidor has one of the best hostel locations in Cusco -- right on the Plaza de Armas. You can’t get any more central than this, and you don’t even have to pay over the odds for it. The downside is that it can be noisy at night. The Location The hostel is very easy to find, located right on the Plaza de Armas. The sign might be a little tricky to spot, as the doorway is wedged in between restaurants and shops, but...
Pirwa Backpackers Colonial Hostel
"The hostels are directed to independent backpackers who travel all over the world that way they acquire new experiences, people who make experiences In the way of life of different cultures in which they acquire experiences from the social side, they are independent travellers who need from the basic services of a cheap hotel to feel as in their own house for which one gives them a kitchen so that they could prepare his food, they travel...
Home Sweet Home-Mirador
"… Cusco. We offer you a tranquil and peaceful place to stay and relax. It is a place where you can meet other travelers like you. Our lovely breakfast is served from 7.30 am to 10 am. The marmalade is home made and the juices are squeezed every morning (variety depends on the season). Details of local activities and attractions can be found in all rooms helping you to plan your days during your stay at Home Sweet Home. Home...
Marlon's House Cusco
"… and fair prices at MarlonÂ´s House will easily turn your few day stay in Cusco to many. Confortable Rooms / Hot Water 24 Hours / English Spoken / Lugagge Storage / Good Value Breakfast / Free Internet - WI-FI / Reliable Tourist Information / Security Box & Laundry Facilities. Please note : Cancellation policy: 72h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your...
Hostal Sweet Daybreak
"Not what it sounds like - Sure the rooms are cute in a rustic kind of way but the hostel feels like it might fall apart! Plus there is no breakfast and they say here that they serve a great breakfast which is one of the reasons we booked! The only good thing is the fantastic view." … "… than a mere youth hostel, Sweet Daybreak has a vibe and atmosphere like no other. We are a Belgian- Peruvian multilingual couple and have...
El Mirador del Inka
"The quaint, friendly El Mirador del Inka Bed & Breakfast overlooks the beautiful city of Cusco, nestled in the heart of its happening nightlife scene. It is built on Inca foundations along a cobbled lane that looks like it has remained the same for five hundred years; the rooms are steeped in character to match that of the lovely owner. Location El Mirador is nestled on a side-street in the hip and trendy area of San Blas, a few...
Flying Dog Hostel Cusco
"The Flying Dog Hostel Cusco is a really nice, small, clean house just a few blocks from the main square! Everything you need @ walking distance. A friendly and homy enviroment will make your stay a great stay! Comfy beds, great breakfast included, hot water 24 hrs. Tv Lounge, bar and in the best hostel of cusco. Friendly staff who Do speak english and much more..." … "… pick uo service for low prices. Is you want to catch a...
Incama Cusco Hostel
"Very happy with this hostel, great people - This is a wonderful family run hostel. You will meet the whole family and they will go out of there way to help you with your stay in the hostel as well as Cusco. A tour company operates out of the lobby of the building as well as the staff being bale to recommend anything you may need around town. The rooms are cleaned daily, the hot water works and the kitchen is available for use. It is located...
Samay Wasi Youth Hostels II
"… characterize us, personalized service and always trying to make our guests feel like home, friendly staff is always ready to help you with any kind of info: touristic, local places, etc. We offer you clean and comfortable rooms: double, twin, single and dorms, with 24 hours hot water. Rates include breakfast (we're flexible with the breakfast time), internet access, kitchen facilities, hot drinks all day for free, luggage storage...
El Tuco Hostel
"Quality accommodation - This hostel has more of the atmosphere of a good hotel. The rooms are tidy, shower was good, WiFi ok and there are plenty of common rooms. The owner did his best to make me feel at ease, arranging someone to get me to the bus terminal, waking up late at night to let me in and show me my room, and to let me in my room again when I got locked out. Very good English skills. Location can get a but dodgy at night, but the...
The WalkOn Inn
"… Saksaywaman. Important information Based on local tax laws, Peruvian citizens (and foreigners staying more than 59 days in Peru) must pay an additional fee of 18% .To be exempt from this 18% additional fee (IVA), a copy of the immigration card and passport must be presented. Please note both documents are required for fee exemption. Guests who are not able to present both documents will be required to pay the fee. Foreign...
"… Hot water 24 hours (gas installation). All bathrooms have toilet paper and hand soap facilities. Continental breakfast (not included in the price). A huge yard with chilling and relaxing zones. Coffee bar restaurant inside the hostel. Free internet service with web cams and audiophones 24 hours (4 computers). Play station 2 with variety of games. Guest's gym. Professional ping pong table. Pool table. Sitting room with 29¨...
Pariwana Hostel Cusco
"Pariwana Hostel Cusco is a large, lively hostel with excellent communal facilities. The hostel is very well organised and is one of the most popular hostels in the whole of Peru. The Location Located only a few blocks from the Plaza de Armas, the hostel is perfectly located to explore historical Cusco. Within a block or two are various restaurants, laundrettes, and convenience stores. Rooms and Bathrooms The wooden bunk beds are...
La Casa de mi Abuelo
"… bath, heating, TV cable; the carpet is wall to wall. We also have doubles, triples and common rooms with private bath, hot water, carpet, TV cable, heating and breakfast. We help the tourist given the best information so they can do the best tours and have fun in the city, we are located at 5 minutes to the main square of the city, is safety to walk, we are near the train station, markets, banks, travel agencies, restaurants,...
Apu Wasi Hostel
"Apu Wasi hostels in Cuzco, is a novel alternative tourist accommodation, located just steps from the Main Square of Cusco, in the neighborhood of San Cristobal, historic center of the Imperial City. Beautiful colonial house has been converted into a comfortable lodging with private bath in each of their rooms, intimate and public areas beautifully decorated in colonial style, with special arches and stone columns of Spanish aspects, to...
"Ecopackers Hostel is one of the best hostels in Cuzco -- it's big and friendly, with nice common areas full of style as well as being secure and great for relaxing after hitting the Inca trails! Ecopackers is a very nice hostel in a colonial house with an open courtyard with a small lounge area, big dorms, and clean bathrooms. There is free Wi-Fi in the entire building. Usually the breakfast is included, and it is great -- several types of...
Kokopelli Hostel Cusco
"Kokopelli Hostel Cusco merges old and new with a fresh and bright hostel in a historic colonial building based in Cusco’s centre. The Location About halfway between the main plaza and the San Pedro market (only about ten minutes from either), Kokopelli is situated in a convenient location for the main sights and tourist areas. It’s walkable from the bus station, but it’s not exactly close (about thirty minutes), so if you arrive with...
Jacaranda Inn Hostel
"… and friendly helpful staff. We are located in the traditional and tourist safe San Blas neighbourhood just 2 blocks from the Plaza de Armas, bars, restaurants and shops. We offer comfortable and cosy single, double, twin, triple and quadruple private rooms all with ensuite bathrooms. Facilities include internet + Wi-Fi, lounge with cable TV,24 hour hot showers, luggage storage, laundry service and tours desk. We will be very...
Cusco View Point Hostel
"Cusco Viewpoint Hostel is comfortable. Set up in unique buildings with all the features you are looking for. You´ll find large common areas to chill out, friendly staff and a great family atmosphere. We´ve taken care of all the small things as well, and made sure everything is nice and clean. Staying at Cusco Viewpoint Hostel is about the unique, fun experience you´ll have meeting other travelers from all over the globe, having a place to...
Wild Rover Backpackers Hostel
"… age for room occupants: You must be 18 years of age or older to be able to check in. Check in: 14:00 Check out: 13:00 * Minimum age for room occupants: You must be 18 years of age or older to be able to check in. Wild Rover Backpackers Hostel has the following rooms / dorms available: *All our prices are fixed in Soles. The prices are per person and must be paid in Soles at the time you check out. 4 Bed dorm with private...
Pisko & Soul
"… provide all the information, support and fun needed to make your stay unforgettable ... Located in San Blas the best and most traditional neighborhood of Cusco only three blocks from the Main Square known as a bohemian area. Surrounded by good restaurants, cafes and bars with live music ... Our hostel is not a traditional hostel is much more because it combines the comfort of a nice hostel with the atmosphere of a backpacker's...
Hostelling International Cusco
"Av. El Sol;Pasaje Grace;Edificio San Jorge;1er piso" … "Hostelling International Cusco is located in the historical center of the city of Cusco. the building has three levels within which are located the different rooms, such as rooms with Private bath,comfortable beds, semi-orthopedic mattresses, cable TV, internet access and wi-fi standard. A youthful atmosphere, and fun." … "… internet access, laundry, TV room and...
Chakana House Hostel
"- CHAKANA HOUSE INN, is located 3 minutes walk from the Plaza de Armas of Cusco -Offers economic accommodation in private rooms and dormitories. -All private and shared HABITACIONE have enough natural light and a private bathroom, hot water 24 hours and self-service breakfast -We offer WIFI and free internet connection. -It has a video room with a variety of movies and games -CHAKANA HOUSE, has guardianship service and luggage loockers...
Mama Simona Hostel
"… and souvenirs (remember to bring your own lock). Room service and cleaning are daily.. Ask for one at the reception. You’ll find Mama Simona on a quiet street in the historical center of Cusco five blocks away from the main square (Plaza de Armas) and a pleasant several minutes stroll from most museums, galleries, churches, shops and restaurants. Among other things, a large supermarket, cheap laundry service and the famous San...
Wonders Hostel Cusco
"… mountain ranges lies the origin of the Incan Empire. Here, you can see the wonderful views and learn about the history of the Incan Empire. Learn about their culture and the people that once lived there in about a couple of centuries ago until it is abandoned. Our hostel offers many facilities including; Tours and travel desk, 24 hour reception and a common area where you can relax and meet other guests. We look forward to seeing...
San Blas backpacker Hostel
"… of your choice in addition to the delicious Andean – Peruvian food made naturally by our chefs and all the extras that we can only give you. Our lounges are the ideal places to relax and meet travelers or backpackers friends from all over the world, share experiences, organize trips as well as nights out to pubs and clubs that will provide you unforgettable memories. Joining us is to ensure a safe trip, with affordable prices...
Bright Hostels Cusco
"… also during the weekends, live music and parties. For those who want to stay longer in Cusco, our staff can assist in finding apartments, and for those who are traveling the offer travel agent services. Sunday is a familiar day, if you wish, you can ask for a Peruvian cooking class. Strategically located; Bright Property is close from city centre on a quiet street. In the typical neighborhood you can find all the services as...
Milhouse Hostel Cusco
"Milhouse Hostel Cusco is a well-located, new hostel that's only a few blocks from the centre of Cusco. While the communal areas are unparalleled, the dorm rooms seem to have been passed over when the owners focused on areas for investment. The Location Only a couple of blocks from La Plaza de Armas, Milhouse Hostel is perfectly located, in a part of the city that houses a few of the other party hostels. On the same block can be found...
"… ,Restaurant-Bar and much more. We also arrange activities each day and night at the hostel such as poker nights,soccer matches,ping pong tournaments,movies night,bingo,salsa lessons & more In our Bar you can enjoy our variety of international and Peruvian food,breakfasts,bagels,kabab,falafel,shawarma,sandwiches,coffee and desserts, watch movies and games,play pool and enjoy our parties and Happy hour nights . Hostel Kilombo has...
Hitchhikers Cusco Hostel
"Very Good - Close to plaza de armas and has good breakfast. Beds are comfortable and I didnt think it was too noisy. But overall good experience with a lot of the workers." … "… like Shared dorms, Single, Double, Twin and Triple bedrooms, all include private bathroom. All our private bedrooms included TV cable, our bathrooms are comfortable and have all services, we offer a shared kitchen, International calls, free luggage...
"… Hotelier locally, nationally and internationally, promoting tourist development of the city, offering personalized services to enable our customers' welfare. Achieving grow as a company, involving their employees as Partners Tourist immersed in the activity with one purpose unifying efforts and achievements sharing We have 17 single, double, triple, double all with private bathrooms, spread over 03 floors all with private bathroom,...
Thomas Grill & Garden
"… agencies, restaurants and most popular bars in Cusco with good drinks and music alive. In our house you could find the friendly and fun atmosphere of backpacker’s hostel and the comfort of a hotel. A beautiful garden with a large barbecue grill, 24 hour hot water, kitchen, nice and comfortable rooms with large windows. If you're lucky you can stay at the Huayna Picchu ( Young mountain) with an amazing view of the city of Cusco....
Hostel Home b&b Backpacker
"… kitchen, with a gas stove, microwave and refrigerator allow guests to do any in-house cooking like. Interested groups can arrange cooking classes to learn the secrets behind the amazing local dishes. - Beds have excellent mattresses and duvets for the chilly Cuzco nights. - Extra bags can always be left, free of charge, in our secure storage closet while on multi-day trips. Phone calls to fixed, local telephones are free of...
"… drinking games, poker nights, trivia nights, and much more Please note : Cancellation Policy : 24 hours. Cash payment accepted on arrival. Check-in time : 12.00. Check-out time : 10:30. Breakfast included. Taxes included. Only +17. No pets. Three kinds of rooms are available, each with different number of beds, namely: 4, 6, 7, and 8. The total capacity of the hostel is for 46 visitors. All the rooms have locks of safety....
Hospedaje Dream Enerxia
"Our home, Casa Emilia, formerly Dream Enerxia, is open for guests wanting to stay in Cusco, Peru. Casa Emilia, located in a quiet neighborhood, is only a 10 - 15 minute walk to the Plaza de Armas. Continental breakfast is served from 6 - 10 AM daily. All guest rooms have cable tv and internet access through WiFi is available in the Lobby and Breakfast room." … "Casa Emilia, formerly Dream Enerxia, is located next to a small park in...
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