Hotels for backpackers in Cusco

Cusco is a tourist destination accessible to all people. Backpackers prefer to stay in hostel services that include what is necessary: ​​shared dormitories, bathrooms, showers and a good atmosphere at night. In the capital of Cusco there are several options of these characteristics. From there you can leave for Machu Picchu on the 1-day trip. Learn about the best economic options you can choose.

Hotel backpackers
Backpacker hotel – Kokopelli

Kokopelli Hostel Cusco

Lodging located near the Main Square of Cusco (and a few steps from the Inca temple of Coricancha). It is made respecting the structures of a colonial house. It offers various shared and private options: shared rooms for 12, 10, 8, 6 and 4 people. It also offers private double and matrimonial rooms.

The hotel offers its guests a buffet breakfast included. In addition, friendly spaces such as patios, green areas and comfortable sofas. It stands out for its restaurant and bar where you can enjoy the night. Includes Wi-Fi internet, hot showers, lockers and the option of free walking tours. Reservations can be made online or in the city of Cusco.

  • Address: Street San Andrés 260, Cusco – Peru.
  • Shared room price (approximate): from 8 USD per night.
  • Private room price (approximate): from 22 USD per night.
  • Website: www.hostelkokopelli.com.

Kurumi Hostel Cusco

This hotel is located just a few steps from the city’s Main Square, on the way to the San Cristóbal viewpoint. It offers 16 rooms with good views of the city. It does not offer shared rooms, only individual, double, matrimonial and group private rooms. They all have comfortable beds, bathroom with hot shower, sofas, telephones, cable TV, Wi-Fi internet and spectacular views of the city.

The lodging offers its guests a continental breakfast included in all its services. Also a large and pleasant patio as well as a safe and desk service. For an extra payment there is transfer to the airport and assistance in buying tickets or tours. Reservations can be made online or in the city of Cusco.

  • Address: Street Arco Iris 488, Cusco – Peru.
  • Single room price (approximate): from 14 USD per night.
  • Double room price (approximate): from 17 USD per night.
  • Website: www.kurumi-hostel.cusco-hotels-pe.com.

Loki Hostel Cusco

This hostel is one of the most famous not only in Cusco but in Peru. It is located in the upper part of the city, about a 10-minute walk from the main square. It offers rooms for 8, 6, 4 and 3 people. It also offers private double and matrimonial services as well as shared rooms for women only.

The lodging includes a pleasant dining room, a main patio and an entertaining bar with theme parties every night. It also offers its guests wifi internet, shared (or private) showers and occasional events to meet people. El Loki also has hostels in Lima, Máncora and even in La Paz and Buenos Aires. You can make reservations online or in the city of Cusco.

  • Address: Cuesta de Santa Ana 601, Cusco – Peru.
  • Shared room price (approximate): from 8 USD per night.
  • Private room price (approximate): from 32 USD per night.
  • Website: www.lokihostel.com.

Intro Hostels Cusco

This hotel is located in the elevated part of the city, about 10 minutes from the Main Square. It offers incredible views of the city. It is built respecting the structures of a colonial mansion. It offers shared rooms with beds for 14, 12, 8, 6 and 4 people. Also private single, double, matrimonial and triple rooms.

Lodging includes breakfast for all its guests. It also offers luggage storage, hot showers, cabinets, lockers, free computers as well as a pleasant bar. The hostel has a large patio ideal for engaging in conversation with guests. The reservation can be made online or in the city of Cusco.

  • Address: Cuesta de Santa Ana 561, Cusco – Peru.
  • Shared room price (approximate): from 9 USD per night.
  • Private room price (approximate): from 20 USD per night.
  • Website: www.introhostels.com.

Inka Wild Hostel

This hostel is one of the cheapest in the city of Cusco. It is close to the main commercial establishments and about a 10-minute walk from the Main Square. It offers its guests shared rooms with beds for: 18, 10, 12, 8, 6 and 4 people. Also private rooms for two people.

The lodging offers clean shared bathrooms, lockers, a main patio with wifi internet, a pleasant restaurant and bar where you can enjoy fun nights as well as luggage storage service and tour options throughout Cusco. Reservations can be made online or in the city of Cusco.

  • Address: Street Matará 261, Cusco – Peru.
  • Shared room price (approximate): from 7 USD per night.
  • Private room price (approximate): from 32 USD per night.
  • Website: www.inkawildhostel.com.

Pariwana Hostel Cusco

This hostel is located in a central commercial area of ​​the city of Cusco, just a 10-minute walk from the Main Square. It is restructured on a colonial mansion where its main patio stands out. It has shared rooms for 8 people. Also private rooms for two, three and four people. All offer cleanliness and comfort.

The lodging stands out for the good attention of the staff. Also for offering restaurant service (breakfast included), TV room, laundry service, Wi-Fi internet in the patio, free common kitchen, luggage storage, lockers, hot showers and more. At night the bar stands out for its theme parties. Reservations can be made online or in the city of Cusco.

  • Address: Street Qera 270, Cusco – Peru.
  • Shared room price (approximate): from 8 USD per night.
  • Private room price (approximate): from 28 USD per night.
  • Website: www.pariwana-hostel.com.

Supertramp Hostel Cusco

This hotel is located in the upper part of the center of Cusco, with a privileged view of the city (about 15 minutes on foot from the Main Square). It has three private rooms and three shared rooms for eight and four people. The private rooms are double and matrimonial. The service stands out for its good attention and its youthful decoration.

The lodging offers pleasant spaces to start conversations with other guests. It also includes shared bathrooms with hot showers, panoramic windows, lockers, lamps, as well as access to the terraces. Wi-Fi internet is included. Reservations can be made online or in the city of Cusco.

  • Address: Sapantiana passage 424b, Cusco – Peru.
  • Shared room price (approximate): from 11 USD per night.
  • Private room price (approximate): from 43 USD per night.
  • Website: www.supertramphostel.com.

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