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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
"Quiet Oasis in Cusco - This hostel has very friendly management that are happy to answer your questions, it's clean, offers fast WiFi, as well as access to a computer, hot water, a laundry service an
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...
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
"A fun budget option with a few flaws - This hostel is located on Plaza San Fransisco in Cusco -- a lovely square within easy walking distance of the town centre, as well as plenty of bars, restaurant
Welcome Cusco Hostel
"… 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 Welcome Cusco Hostel. Welcome...
Marlon's House Cusco
"… 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 stay. Check...
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." …"… internet connection, cable TV with dvd-collection in the common room, public telephone, laundry service, book exchange, cafeteria and kitchen, small shop,...
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 taxi... tell him...
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
Samay Wasi Youth Hostels II
"…Our hostel is one of the cheapest hostels in San Blas and offers a free breakfast, living-room with color TV and big kitchen with microwave oven and coffee maker. Storage place and garden. We are r
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 business...
"… 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¨ TV, DVD,...
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...
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...
Inka Club Hostel
"… feature parquet floors and heating. Bathrooms include showers and modern facilities. Private rooms include bed linen and towels free. In the morning a full buffet breakfast with coffee, fresh juices and regional products is served. The Inka property club is an excellent choice in accommodation for travelers looking for comfort and safety. For more than four years ago in the Imperial city of Cusco. Inka Club Property Policies and...
"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
Cusco View Point Hostel
"…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 thi
Wild Rover Backpackers Hostel
"…Live Sporting Events from around the Globe - Premiership, La Liga, Champions League, Copa Libertadores, 6 Nations, Tri Nations, NFL, NBA, Baseball and all international tournaments Pool Table Happ
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 hostel with...
Hostelling International Cusco
"… main square and the Cathedral. Our staff is there for you 24 hours a day to offer advice and information about all the activities in the area and the city of Cusco. We are the perfect starting point for your travels in the area! Our rooms are private for families and couples alike or dormitories to meet other travelers. Hostel facilities include; internet access, laundry, TV room and self-catering kitchen. Please note:...
Chakana House Hostel
"… 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. -One of our payment is by credit card plus 5% of the total bill -It has a video room with a variety of movies and games -CHAKANA HOUSE, has guardianship...
Mama Simona Hostel
"The hostel is named after the sacred peak Mama Simona - the only female mountain deity among twelve others surrounding Cusco. Mama Simona Hostel is like a good conversation over a cup of coca tea rat
Wonders Hostel Cusco
"WONDERS HOSTEL CUSCO is located in the historic center of Cusco and just three blocks from the Plaza de Armas, Recoleta Angosta street 559, very close to all important tourist places such as in the s
Hostal Atlantis Cusco
"… note : Cancellation policy: 72h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. Check in from 12:00 . Check out before 09:00 . Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards. Breakfast included. Based on local tax laws, Peruvian citizens (and foreigners staying more than 59 days in Peru) must pay an additional fee of 18%. Foreign business travelers, who...
Pirwa San Blas Hostel
"… Its higher altitude provides some beautiful views overlooking the rest of the city. It’s also known for its quality restaurants and bars, so you’ll find yourself well-placed to enjoy the culture and life of Cusco. If you’d rather stay in, you can fix yourself a snack in the communal kitchen, but when you’re ready to explore Cusco, our friendly staff will be on hand to answer any questions you may have or assist in arranging excursions or...
San Blas backpacker Hostel
"…San Blas Backpacker Hostel is Located in the city of Cusco, in one of the most beautiful areas called San Blas. It’s an old and typical house with a colonial architecture. It has six lovely internal
Bright Hostels Cusco
"…main square, spacious rooms with private bathroom and balconies looking on to the street. Other things to remember: *Check in : 11:00 a.m *Check out: 10:30 a.m *Late Check-out/ Left luggage: For f
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
"…We have rooms for 12 & 10 people. All of our rooms are ensuite ,and being cleaned by our housekeeping staff each day. Cosy beds with semi orthopedic mattresses and duvet ,Personal metal lockers
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." …"… service .Terrace and dining room with TV Cable .All our Private bedroom with TV Cable .All our private bedroom with Telephone .International calls service .Printer service .Free information and Tour agency service .Restaurant service .Free breakfast .Taxi service...
"…00 AM Method of Payment upon the arrival: Cash Only! Breakfast is included. Taxes are included." …"…Take the 1st right onto Av 28 de Julio 1.4 km 6. Slight right onto San Martin 600 m 7. Sl
Thomas Grill & Garden
"… 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. Common areas, games, bar with the best Pisco sour in Perú ... not enough ..? also we have the more helpful staff with all the necessary experience to help you prepare...
"… from 7am to 10am - Free City Map - Equipped kitchen FREE - FREE security lockers in your room (bring your padlock or buy one at reception) - FREE Luggage store - FREE Rent of Board Games - 24 hour reception and security - Hot showers 24 hours - Book exchange - Friendly staff - Common areas include classic games (ping-pong, foosball) - Central courtyard. - Great daily activities: drinking games, poker nights, trivia nights, and...
"…We offer a family atmosphere, where peace and security are assured. To make your stay pleasant and comfortable we offer cafeteria services, laundry, luggage storage and Internet. Rooms have hot wate
Backpacker La Boheme
"… is coming right to them. We also have board games and book exchange in the living room, and free Wifi. On the top floor of the hostel, we also have a cute terrace, from where our guests can enjoy a coffee or a beer with a fascinating view of Cusco. From there, you realise that you are in the middle of the Andes. Breathtaking at night !! La Boheme has two matrimonial rooms with private bathroom, each of the matrimonial can be used up to...
Intro Hostels Cusco
"… - Kitchen for guest use - In site Travel Agency - Fire Pit for cold nights - Pool Table - Beer pong Table - Outdoor Terrace - 24/7 Front Desk - Transfers from and to the airport - Free Lockers to charge electronic devices - Free Lockers in the Dorms - Free short term storage Please note : We have a 72 hour cancellation policy. Payment accepted on arrival: We only accept payments in US dollars or Peruvian Soles or Visa...
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