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El Tuco Hostel

Av Grau 835, Cusco, Peru
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Ranked #14 of 226 Specialty lodging in Cusco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a super nice hostel to stay in because (1) They offer affordable excisions (2) The housing is cheap but really nice (3) Includes breakfast (4) Coco and his wife (the owners) both speak Spanish and English and were very kind and made us feel at home (5) Great WIFI (6) Offer to wash your clothes for affordable prices... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ended up staying here longer than planned as the bus company we were meant to be travelling with had to cancel some buses due to a miner's strike. What a great place to have to stay longer in! We found the hostel was clean with big rooms, and plenty of blankets to help with the cooler temperatures at night.... More

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Wien, Österreich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The host coco is a very friendly and helpful person, he made us feel like at home. Very good breakfast, fast wifi and a really hot shower, which is not usual in peru. The main plaza is within walking distance, max. 10min. After our trip to machu picchu we even came back here for a few days, i totally recommend... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a few nights at El Tuco while in Cusco this past week and loved it. The accommodations were very very basic but unlike many hostels in Cusco (and in Peru for that matter) it had wonderfully warm showers with strong water pressure! In addition, the couple that owns El Tuco is incredibly warm and welcoming and we became... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coco was great, helped non-spanish speakers find their way around Cusco, provided breakfast, helped arrange airport transport. Only issue we had was with connecting to the internet in our room. Would definitely stay here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Stayed at El Tuco for a total of 5 nights with a visit to Machu Picchu inbetween and can not fault a single thing. Coco and his wife go above and beyond with their hospitality. With excellent English! Great free breakfast, and use of kitchen. And amazing hot showers. If we ever happen to be in Cusco again, we would... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The warm and friendly staff at El Tucos, and especially Coco made my stay in Cusco very memorable. Coco is a great bloke and he is very helpful with information. The shower has strong pressure and a high hot temperature. I spent a total of 6 glorius nights in El Tucos Hostel! Three of those was spent recovering from sickness.... More

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Braunschweig, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

It is very hard to find a good well priced Hostel in Cusco. But El Tuco has everything you need andmore... The Owner Coco was really helpful and nice also his wife was really obliging. Therefore our stay in Cusco was indescribable. Youhave a nice breakfast, warm water and good wifi. The rooms, we stayedin a triple bedroom was big... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Walking distance to main square (10mins), very close to supermarkets and fruit stalls, seemed quite safe around even if it is on a bit of a chaotic street (was still quiet in our room), decent wifi. Main reasons to stay here are the staff and the showers! Best powerful hot showers we have had in our whole South America trip,... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We spent 3 nights in a double room in El Tuco, and we loved it. The property itself is a tad removed from the Plaza De Armas, but no more than a 10 minute walk. The surrounding area might seem a little gritty, but it was super safe, and we were walking there all hours of the day/night (it's also... More

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Address: Av Grau 835, Cusco, Peru
Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
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