All Hostels in Cusco

Welcome to your detailed guide for Cusco hostels. We share all the juicy information you need to know to discover safe, fun and memorable hostels! All that's left for you to do is choose your favourite hostel in Cusco, Peru. Compare prices for Cusco hostels in one easy click - simple. Add your travel dates and watch as all hostel booking sites, including Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and Booking.com, highlight their best price and room availability during your stay.

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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.

Total number of hostels

85

Average dorm price

$14

Average private room price

$32

Cheapest hostel in Cusco

$5

(Antis Hostel Cusco is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Cusco

43

(Nao Victoria Hostel is the best rated)

Most Cusco hostels are located in

Centro Historico, San Blas, San Cristobal

Average rating of all hostels

7.5

Hostels in Cusco for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Cusco for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Cusco? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Cusco alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Cusco. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

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.

Other Nearby Cities
Valle Sagrado Valle Sagrado (15 Km / 9 mi.)
Coya Coya (17 Km / 10 mi.)
Pisac Pisac (17 Km / 11 mi.)
Calca Calca (21 Km / 13 mi.)
Yucay Yucay (26 Km / 16 mi.)
Urubamba Urubamba (29 Km / 18 mi.)
Ollantaytambo Ollantaytambo (44 Km / 27 mi.)

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?

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FAQ about Cusco Hostels

A hostel in Cusco costs on average $14 for a dorm. A hostel in Cusco with private rooms costs on average $32.

Hostelz.com shows all 85 Hostels in Cusco. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

Hostel Amaru - Cusco is the best hostel in Cusco for families.

Hostelz.com compares prices for 85 hostels in Cusco, Peru. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Cusco such as

  • 65 hotels
  • 49 guesthouses
  • 8 apartments
This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Cusco.

Nao Victoria Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Cusco.
It offers: Bar.

Travel Tips for Cusco - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Cusco

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:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

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.

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Your Packing List for Cusco