Hostels in Cusco, Peru

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Get to know Cusco (no more "I wish I knew this before")

Guess what? Cusco is also named and spelled Cuzco - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Cusco here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

FAQ about Cusco Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Cusco. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Cusco. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Cusco costs on average $9 for a dorm. A hostel in Cusco with private rooms costs on average $31. shows all 60 Hostels in Cusco. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
Kurumi Hostel is the best hostel in Cusco for families. compares prices for 60 hostel in Cusco, Peru. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Cusco such as
  • 85 hotel
  • 54 guesthouse
  • 9 apartment

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Cusco.

Bright Hostels Cusco is the best rated hostel for partying in Cusco.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Cusco

Your Packing List for Cusco

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Cusco and Peru.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Cusco Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Cusco, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
60 Total number of hostels
$9 Average dorm price
$31 Average private room price
$4 Cheapest hostel in Cusco
Secret Garden is the cheapest
37 Party hostels in Cusco
Bright Hostels Cusco is the best rated
Most Cusco hostels are located in
Centro Historico, San Cristobal, San Blas
6.7 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

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Pisac (17 Km / 11 mi.)
Calca (21 Km / 13 mi.)
Yucay (26 Km / 16 mi.)
Urubamba (29 Km / 18 mi.)
Ollantaytambo (44 Km / 27 mi.)

Travel Tips for Cusco - from the Community

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