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Reviews of Pariwana Backpacker Cusco

Hostel | Mesón de la Estrella 136, Cusco, Peru .

94.1% Overall Rating

262 out of 269 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (22/05/2015)

Ramez Salama thinks…

"The Staff is very helpful, and very clean Hostel. Good Value. Highly recommend. I really enjoyed all the services that had been provided. I Will stay there again for Sure."

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Laundry service
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Bar(s)
  • Communal kitchen
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

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94.1%

Overall Rating

262 out of 269 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Pariwana Backpacker Cusco'

Atmosphere
94.4%
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92.0%
Cleanliness
93.6%
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89.6%
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91.4%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

09 December 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Liked: Location and chargers in the lockers, 24hr storage, sound proof bar (we were there for a huge anniversary party and you could barely the noise outside the bar or in the rooms)

Disliked: Disliked: No wifi in the rooms because the walls are so thick and no towels to rent.

100.0%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

06 December 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The beds are amazing , there is lots to do here and an onsite travel agency. The staff are excellent and the location is just a few mins walk from the main square.

Disliked: There is only wifi in one main room . The food that is available for purchase is not very night. The rooms are a little dark

100.0%
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Helder Leal

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

05 December 2011 Helder would recommend this property

Liked: Amazing hostel, good location and underfull place to be

Disliked: breakfast is tooo simple

91.4%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

29 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Really good atmosphere, party hostel. Staff very helpful and friendly

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

28 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: This is the best hostel I've at which I have ever stayed. The showers are hot, the beds are comfy, the staff are mostly friendly and helpful, the location is ideal, the property is gorgeous, the food and drinks are affordable and tasty, the kitchen is user-friendly, the bar is large and welcoming, and the computer room/lounge is extremely comfortable. I met a great group of people and ended up staying several extra days, as well as finding a travel buddy for the next leg of my trip. Couldn't have asked for better.

Disliked: The wi-fi was patchy at first, but it greatly improved. I think they were performing maintenance. Oh, and I hate having to wear a bracelet, but I guess it's for security.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

27 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Everything! the common areas best

Disliked: you have to buy a towel, cant even rent one

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

19 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Facilities were excellent

Disliked: quite expensive

94.3%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Pedro Campos

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Business / conference
Events / festivals
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

18 November 2011 Pedro would recommend this property

Liked: Excelent hostel!

Disliked: É uma casa colonial, há muitos rangidos. Quando as pessoas andam ou abrem portas e armários, isso faz muito barulho. O isolamento acustico do bar a noite é muito ruim.

94.3%
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Joel Handler

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

16 November 2011 Joel would recommend this property

Liked: Amazing rooms and great location

Disliked: Nothing

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Natalie Wiggins

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

15 November 2011 Natalie would recommend this property

Liked: The amazingly comfy beds and duvets and that it was kept so clean.

Disliked: The staff were very cold and did the minimum but having said that, they were efficient. They were also having continuing problems with the internet server which was a tad annoying.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

14 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Lively and busy hostel, so lots going on, but the dorms are pretty quiet, so the bar and common rooms don't disturb your sleep. Good shower (in female ensuite dorm) and really comfy beds, with warm, cosy duvets.

Disliked: Wi-fi internet access very temperemental, and not enough permanent PCs given the number of people staying - this may be to do with the fact that the lounge is being re-furbed.

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

13 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great location if u like to take the bus to hostel,go out from the bus stationthen cross the rail track, tell the driver u get off near san pedro market,from there 5mins walk to the palaz de amars district hot shower are 24 hours provide

Disliked: breakfast is tooo simple

97.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

13 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great lively bar and amazing location for a decent price (especially considering its the tourist capital of Peru, maybe even South America)

Disliked: It's not very comfy and the basic dorms are giant (14 beds) so considering its size the place loses its personal appeal. On the other hand, due to its popularity and size its also easy to meet a ton of people.

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Mathilde Hansen

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

10 November 2011 Mathilde would recommend this property

Liked: I like everything. The location is great, the beds are comfy. There is a kitchen where you can prepare your own food.

Disliked: The kitchen wasnt that well equiped as they said..

100.0%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

01 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Definately reccommended. It's a great hostel, nice staff and perfec location. The bar is very good. No complains. Great time in Pariwana Cusco and also in Pariwana Lima

Disliked: No complains!

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

22 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: One of the best hostels we have stayed in, super comfy beds, loads of top notch facilities, location is great, clean etc etc

Disliked: Arriving at 4am on the night bus, the staff checking us in were a bit hit and miss, could have been more helpful to other travellers, to us they were ok

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

05 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great vibe, massive and super comfy beds and duvets. Really helpful staff too. Amazing to have power points in the lockers in rooms too so you can securely charge your camera/phone etc.

Disliked: Would have been better if the wifi were more accessible throughout the hostel. Its on the pricier end too.

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Ethan Kate

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

28 September 2011 Ethan would recommend this property

Liked: very social atmosphere. clean

Disliked: not the quietest of places (so depends what you're looking for)

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Daniel Koehler Leite

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

27 September 2011 Daniel would recommend this property

Liked: Warm showers, nice building, good location, comfy beds

Disliked: Busy staff

94.3%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

18 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: some of staff very helpful and as hostels go not so easy to find fault

Disliked: overcrowded dorms

100.0%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

07 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: This hostel was the best hostel we stayed in Peru! Nice staff, great breakfast, nice bar, comfortable beds...nothing to improve!

Disliked: nothing.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

30 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good mix between party atmosphere and relaxed spaces. Great beds and clean.

Disliked: Staff could be a little more attentive at times.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Ankush Goel

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

30 August 2011 Ankush would recommend this property

Liked: Atmosphere

Disliked: wifi is limited to few rooms

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 40% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Christian Schmidt

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

14 August 2011 Christian would recommend this property

Liked: Central Location, lot of things to do, good breakfast

Disliked: uninformed staff

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

13 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nice, comfy beds. every day and night there is something going on. location is excellent. the best bathrooms with hot water. i had some problems with the payment as they didn't want to recognise the price i has from my reservation with hostelbookers and wanted to charge me more. also their dollar exchange rate is really poor, so you lose a bit of money.

Disliked: the staff is often so busy that you have to wait long time at the reception. almost all the rooms don't have any window, so they are dark. the window of the bathroom in my dorm was to the room, so all the steam from the shower entered in the room and as there was no window, it was really hard to get some fresh air.


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