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Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

The hostel is in a great location, and is surprisingly quiet given its only a couple of blocks from the plaza de Armas. The rooms are clean and feel light and open, and the bathrooms are modern and clean. Our bed was lumpy and felt like the springs were about to push through the mattress. Also, the building ran out...

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Reviewed 15 June 2015

the location is amazing,close to the center cleen room's,really nice staff. ............................. fair prices...................................................................................

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Good, clean, friendly hostel. Great value as it's close to the main square. Also get a free basic breakfast of bread and jam - not much but it's cheaper than other hostels without this added bonus. Staff are friendly and helpful

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Thank 186dane
Reviewed 25 February 2015

This hostel was just fantastic! The staff was so helpful in any situation. I could totally tell that they did their best to make our stay as comfortable as possible :) They have good wifi 24-7 and Hot shower that is actually hot n strong enough (not so easy to find when you're on a tight budget)!!!!!! The room was...

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Thank Yuka S
Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 31 January 2015

This hostel is two blocks from the Plaza de Armas walking down a callejon on which no cars can drive onto a one lane, well lit street with almost no car traffic. If you want to have a drink and walk home safely from a bar, there are 3 bars one block away catering to young travelers. Since Chakana House...

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Thank R___D169
Lima, Peru
Reviewed 28 January 2015

I really recommend this place, I have been there for new year, my initial idea was just sleep 2 nights but the staff and the hold place were amazing. Is to close to square and you will find a lot of place for drink or buy everything. I think that the price is OK but the better part of all...

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Thank Kike_el_Gallo
New Zealand
Reviewed 16 October 2014 via mobile

We stayed in the dorm at chakana house and it was a good price compared with other hostels in cusco. The room was large, bright, comfortable beds and clean bathroom. Breakfast was basic but kept us going until lunch time. The owners and staff are friendly and helpful but English is a bit limited - a good chance to practice...

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Thank Abbie G
Arosa, Switzerland
Reviewed 12 September 2014

...found a good offer on a booking website. as we arrived early morning, they had rooms available but let us wait untill 12 o clock to check in. and they told us the price we booked is an error, it can not be the right price. after a fiew discussions they gave us that price we booked, but they said...

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Thank SamyGeser
Ixelles, Belgium
Reviewed 26 June 2014

How to waste your reputation? Make the client pay for everything and anything. The good: clean room, well decorated, hot water, location The bad: breakfast is the poorest we had in Peru (break/marmelade/tea). AND if you want something else, it is extra. That is very cheap to make client pay for items that will complete their terrible breakfast. But here...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 28 February 2014

I stayed in a double room with my friend. At first, staff was friendly and even though the price was quite high, we thought it was ok for a clean private room with breakfast included. The first negative surprise was said breakfast: there was tea or coffee, two pieces of stale bread per person and margarine. If one wanted anything...

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Chakana House is a backpackers hostel set in a beautiful colonial house located 5 minutes walk from the Plaza de Armas, in the old town. It is a cosy, comfortable and safe place for you as an independent traveller, where to soak up the Peruvian atmosphere in one of the most historical places in Peru. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chakana House

Address: calle Tecsecocha 490-B, Cusco, Peru
Region: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Price Range: RM98 - RM293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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“no matrimonial room under any circumstances”
 of 5 bubbles Ish_Kabibble, 17 Apr 2013 | Read review
“I didn't really see very many rooms in this hostel. We stayed in the matrimonial room just at the top of the stairs across from the bathroom. It had nice lighting, but I dont really know what the other rooms looked like.”
 of 5 bubbles rm27_12, 14 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Do not sleep in the main floor Matrimonial room, specifically request another room, as the main floor room has zero noise isolation from the rooms above.”
 of 5 bubbles DaraC694, 12 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Our room was upstairs opposite to the bathroom, it was lovely and it had a flat screen TV.”
 of 5 bubbles cristinas434, 3 Mar 2012 | Read review
“The private double upstairs is lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles lk0215, 13 Jun 2011 | Read review
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