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Reviews of Wild Rover Backpackers Hostel

Hostel | Calle Matara 261, Cusco, Peru -

81.3% Overall Rating

85 out of 97 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (17/06/2014)

Ria Guidone thinks…

"Great staff, location, and a good place to party! Their luggage room is secure and well organised."

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

Please note that you must be 18y.o or over in order to check in.

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81.3%

Overall Rating

85 out of 97 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Wild Rover Backpackers Hostel'

Atmosphere
82.4%
Location
88.0%
Facilities
77.6%
Cleanliness
76.0%
Staff
80.8%
Value
79.2%
Safety
84.8%
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94.3%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Paul Andrew

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Sightseeing & culture

11 September 2014 Paul would recommend this property

Liked: Good atmosphere, good staff, close to the centre of the city.

Disliked: WiFi was a little patchy but nothing serious

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

24 July 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Cheap

Disliked: Loud

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

Ria Guidone

With friends / other travellers

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

17 June 2014 Ria would recommend this property

Liked: Great staff, location, and a good place to party! Their luggage room is secure and well organised.

Disliked: Hard to sleep if you're leaving on a treak early in the morning as all you hear is the bar and the lpud drunk people, entering at all hours of the morning.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

28 April 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The atmosphere and ability to use wrist band at the bar for food and drinks

Disliked: The WiFi connection

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Marie Guinane

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

26 April 2014 Marie would recommend this property

Liked: Great staff, Eugene is lovely! as are the rest of the staff. Great hostel for having a few drinks in!!

Disliked: Nothing

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

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

27 March 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good location

Disliked: wifi not working, no soap in the dorm bathrooms

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

13 March 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: On site bar with plenty of people and specials to keep you entertained. Adequate locker spaces, charging lockers, on site trip advising.

Disliked: "Free" breakfast consists of bread and butter with coffee. Horrible bar service when it comes to food. Tried to flag down the bartender as he glanced at me and back down to his phone.

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

Susy Corvelo

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

26 February 2014 Susy would recommend this property

Liked: Amazing staff, great location and value for money

Disliked: Susy left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

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

24 December 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Everything about the hostel was as promised in hostelbookers. The best thing about the hostel is the great bar it has, so much good moments in there. I recommend it 100% if you want to meet new people and have party.

Disliked: Nothing

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Rayanne Dourado

With friends / other travellers

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

18 October 2013 Rayanne would recommend this property

Liked: Muito bom! O pessoal que trabalha lá é super prestativo e o lugar é maneiro. As camas são confortáveis, os banheiros limpos e a localização é excelente, fica uns 5 minutos da Plaza de Armas. Recomendo demais!!!!!

Disliked: Nada

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

18 September 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Had a blast. Staff totally made this hostel - ended up staying a lot longer than we had planned just because we had such a great time here :D

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

07 August 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: We stayed in a 4 bed dorm. The room was ensuite, clean and the beds comfortable. The hostel had a bar with delicious food with a daily dish of the day. The hostel was in close proximity to the main town square.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

03 August 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Really cool place - walking distance to the center of Cusco, really secure - security at the door, lockers in the dorms and lockers to charge your phones etc in the living area. The beds are pretty much brand new and comfy - also slightly bigger than most hostel dorm beds! You get a good breakfast included, the bar is good fun and there are loads of other backpackers here to meet.

Disliked: They have a travel agent, but they can only give you info about Cusco, not further afield (like Arequipa). Also there's no kitchen to make your own food, just the bar food you can buy.

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

Reid Masters

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

28 July 2013 Reid would recommend this property

Liked: Many services available. They have a holding room for your luggage while you do a multi-day hike on Inca Trail. Comfortable bed.

Disliked: It's a PARTY hostel. If you're sleepy, bring ear plugs. The shower didn't get hot.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Moa Rahmn

With friends / other travellers

City break
Shopping
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

02 June 2013 Moa would recommend this property

Liked: Comfy beds, big lockers, helpful staff, the atmosphere was awesome, Good party!

Disliked: Breakfast was not very good

42.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 40%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

Tiago Moreira Borges

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

21 May 2013

Liked: The bar

Disliked: The service

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

16 May 2013

Liked: nothing in particular, quite noisy by night

Disliked: when I had to pay, considering I made the reservation in dollars but the payment was in local currency, they charged me more than what expected. In Cusco you can easily find many hostels cheaper than this and much more "peruvian"

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

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

04 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: if you are looking for a party hostel, this is the place to be! bathroom private to dormitories. Bar in hostel

Disliked: super loud and drunken guys all night

20.0%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

29 April 2013

Liked: Nothing

Disliked: Loud, dirty, rude unhelpful staff, rip off to book tours through.

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

Marcos Luis Cruz Stolze Franco

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

07 April 2013 Marcos Luis Cruz would recommend this property

Liked: Too many things to do! Staff very good and many young people! Party every day!

Disliked: If you´re thinking about sleep just forget! There are partys every night and they are better than sleep..so...there is no problem!

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

William Benneyworth

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

02 April 2013 William would recommend this property

Liked: Very comfy beds, as in all of the Wild Rovers. 24 hour cleaners. Decent food on offer at the bar and great milkshakes. We came back 3 seperate times during our 3 weeks in Cusco. Great place to party, have a few beers and meet people.

Disliked: Party, Party, Party all of the time. Is good most of the time, but can get tiring.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Rodrigo Uribe Ramos

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

01 April 2013 Rodrigo would recommend this property

Liked: many shared bathrooms, no problems at all

Disliked: not so close to downtown

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

05 March 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: BIg hostel with a big social bar, table tennis and general chill out area.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

GRAHAM DOWNEY

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

15 January 2013

Liked: The Bar was quite good good atmosphere. Interner was only in communal area.

Disliked: I asked for a quiter room which I was given But Even far away from the bar (Closed at 02:00, Still people running around drunk shouting slamming doors until 05:30 Breakfast did not start until 08:00 Not good when you have a trip planned, seems to accommodate for all the drunks the night before Getting up late. Travel Agent Overcharged me for a taxi (Nearly Double) Breakfast was 2 bread and Tea / coffee Ok.

40.0%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 40% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

04 January 2013

Liked: That I could leave.

Disliked: Location is dirty, busy street. Too many loud idiots and try hards. Loud music until the early hours, means it is hard to sleep. Staff are not very useful. Breakfast is disgusting, They pour down tar or something in the courtyard and the fumes made me feel sick. Could not wait to leave.


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