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Hitchhikers Backpackers Cusco Hostel

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location of the hostel was fantastic. Only two blocks from the Plaza de Armas it was a great place for navigating around the city. We stayed in a three person room, which actually could have housed four quite comfortably, and found it very well equipped, the hot showers being a particular highlight. Breakfasts were included and there was complimentary...

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Alkmaar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a private room with bathroom. We stayed a total of 3 days (split before and after our tour). The hostel was located close to the city center - Plaza de Armas. Our room was nice and spacious. One day (and the most important one, right after the tour ;-)) we didn't have any warm water. Staff was...

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Thank Doris K
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

A nice quiet hostel very close to the centre of Cusco. The private rooms with ensuite are nice and warm, a simple breakfast is included. The reception staff are very friendly and can help you with any request. Definitely recommend.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I don't think you could get a better location for this hostel, no hills to walk up or down and close to travel agencies, restaurants, plaza de army's, clubs etc. I stayed in both a private and a dorm room with no complaints. The beds are extremely comfy, even the top bunk in the dorm. Rooms are light and spacious,...

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 5 nights and have no complaints whatsoever. Great communication before we arrived and friendly service from everyone once we got there. Our room was clean,spacious and comfortable with a TV. Breakfast was simple but adequate...we did like the fact you could pay for extras like eggs etc. Great location just 5 mins from the Plaza de armas. Laundry...

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Thank Adam L
Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Our large private room was freezing all night and the showers had little pressure and were also cold. If in this area try something else! However, laundry service was great (15 soles) and the staff was helpful in printing bus/ plane tickets.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Although the room was a little cold, we had plenty of blankets. The bed was fairly comfortable and the shower (private ensuite room) was hot. We didn't try the TV out, but we had one in our room. The staff were helpful and we were able to store our bags while we were away for our Inca Trail hike which...

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Thank Icequeendiva
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We stayed at Hitchhikers for 4 nights and our stay was pleasant. Breakfast in Peru backpackers seem to be always the same. Bread, Butter and Jam. We had to pay extra for eggs. Although the staff did not speak great english, they were helpful and assisted us with basic information about Cusco.

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Thank naimed
Ireland
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We used this hostel as our base in Cusco, as we were trekking to MP and also visited Puerto Maldonado, so we stayed here for many nights. We had a twin room with private bathroom. You can get towels at reception (not the newest towels but they are clean). We ordered a taxi pick-up from airport. It's super close to...

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Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Literally right next to the main square, and along a road that has a ton of Peruvian restaurants which is great! we had a private bathroom with a nice hot shower, and the rooms are well equipped and have a TV and nice bedding. the wifi is great, and staff were helpful, and theres a place to exchange books, and...

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Hitchhikers Backpackers Cusco Hostel offer you a beautiful colonial house in Cusco historical center some steps from main square. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hitchhikers Backpackers Cusco Hostel

Address: calle Saphy 440, Cusco 84, Peru
Region: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Price Range: €11 - €23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“The three person room would probably be best for families.”
 of 5 bubbles fernandobU8084QF, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We were in a private room on the bottom floor. it was quiet and clean”
 of 5 bubbles naimed, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The lower rooms seem to have better showers. Maybe it's because of the increased water pressure in the bottom!”
 of 5 bubbles oakrommulo, 13 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Rooms on the upper floors are quieter than the ones in the courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles cshalev, 4 Jul 2013 | Read review
“We had rooms 12 and 14 which are both near the back of the property.”
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