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Chakana House

14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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New Zealand
Reviewed 15 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...

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...

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...

Thank Romain1136493
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...

1Thank nalujulia
Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 2 February 2014

This place has a fantastic location, by Plaza de Armas and all tourist attractions of Cusco. Excellent service, clean rooms. It looks like recently renovated. Basic but good breakfats for the price paid. We had hot water without any problems. Free WIFI and computers to use. Highly recommended if not looking for luxury but a comfortable and quiet place. It...

Thank pepitopulpito
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 25 December 2013

This hotel has moved from it's original location & has new owners since 6 months ago. Everything is new. The bathrooms, the beds (which are very comfy) and there are plenty of lounge areas. I stayed for over a week and it felt like home. It's literally 2 minutes walk to the main plaza yet it is in a small...

Thank Tara842013
Angers, France
Reviewed 13 December 2013

Good staff, very clean but please a hot shower would have been great, especially after the Ica trail in december. We asked two days in a row at the reception if they could heat the water and they said yes, that i had to wait 5 or 10 minutes before that the water become hot but it never became hot....

Thank Plr72
Las Vegas
Reviewed 17 April 2013

We are retired world travelers on a budget, but sometimes you have to spend a bit more to get a satisfactory accomadations. We rented the matrimonial room which is actually a matrimonial closet. The accustics are alful and if anyone did anything matrimonial in the upper room, they might as well join you in your bed. You have been warned....

Thank Ish_Kabibble
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 14 March 2013

We weren't looking for very much in a hostel. Our criteria were good location, clean accommodations, and cheap. We had a nice, clean room with a bathroom across the hall. The bathroom was always in excellent condition and hot shower was never a problem. The staff was also really accommodating to us. We left Cusco a few times to go...

Thank rm27_12
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 12 March 2013

We did not really enjoy our stay at this hostel. The staff were pretty helpful, but difficult to find at times ( no one at the front desk ). Our room, a matrimonial room, on the main floor, was very noisy. This was our main concern and the reason we only stayed one night at this hostel. There was no...

Thank Dara C

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: $27 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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“no matrimonial room under any circumstances”
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.”
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.”
DaraC694, 12 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Our room was upstairs opposite to the bathroom, it was lovely and it had a flat screen TV.”
cristinas434, 3 Mar 2012 | Read review
“The private double upstairs is lovely.”
lk0215, 13 Jun 2011 | Read review
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