Pariwana hostel Cusco

Our hostel in Cusco your main stop to travel to Machu Picchu and well deserved one of the highest rated hostels in entire South America by the world's main hostel booking sites. Situated in a huge 400 year old colonial mansion, it has won the award of best 2010 hostel in Peru by Hostelworld and 2nd best hostel in all South America by Hostelbookers in the category of best atmosphere. Read more about this in our article about the awards that our great hostel has won.

Cusco can be found in the middle of the southern Peruvian highlands and has gained a lot of popularity as main hub before making your way to Machu Picchu. Cusco has an incredible amount of history in its roots and many backpackers describe entering Cusco as going back through time, feeling the mystical Inca culture awakening. Pariwana hostel Cusco makes sure that all backpackers feel at home to make their preparation for one of the many places to visit around Cusco, or to take their well deserved rest after experiencing an adventureous hike on the Inca trail.

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As Cusco is becoming increasingly popular for all types of travellers, also the prices are constantly rising. Pariwana hostel, however, is able to offer you very cheap backpacker prices for one of the best services in town! Not only will you experience the great atmosphere that our hostel is known for, we also offer you the best location in town, being just a short stroll away from the main central plaza (Plaza de Armas) where the active nightlife starts.


Like our Lima hostel, the Cusco hostel is fully decorated with Peru's rich culture and history by brilliant local artists Victor Zuñiga. The hostel offers an extremely clean and safe feeling with all necessary facilities to live it up backpacker style! Our big internal courtyard is the perfect place to socialize, exchange travelstories and to catch some sun while hanging back in one of the many beanbags or getting competitive on the pingpong and foosball tables. Or go up to our internet lounge or to our tv room to enjoy our huge DVD collection.

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Also our bar is immensely popular with backpackers and locals due to its great custome parties, live music, cheap prices and active and friendly staff. Besides that, our cuisine offers a range of great genuine Peruvian dishes if you don't feel like cooking you own pot in our spacious kitchen.


Furthermore, Pariwana Cusco is a great place to get to all famous local places, with the local San Pedro's market on the main square in Cusco, to getting the best deals in town by our own travel agency on horse back riding, or trips to the amazing historical city of Machu Picchu, San Blas, Sachsayhuaman, the 12-angle stone, Koricancha, Maras & Moray and many other places!