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Calle Siete Ventanas #243, Cusco, Peru
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Caja Magica
Ranked #33 of 227 Specialty lodging in Cusco
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cusco, Peru
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

The Caja Magica has a clean and friendly environment. Many nights the people at the hostel have dinner together and then some people go dancing afterwards. Furthermore, the NGO Cooperarperu give the opportunity to get to know and help truely incredible kids who need love in all forms. Mu favorite thing about the NGO is that it gives space for... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Caja Magica is a hostal where all the Benefits are given to Cooperar Peru a small NGO Peruvian who takes care of poor children in Cusco. If you are looking to have fun, make friends in a great environment for a very cheap price go there you won’t regret it. Beside if you have time you can as well become... More

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Caja Magica is a great stay for only $7 a night, and as you've probably already figured out, part of that money goes to fund an NGO that helps out children in the Cusco area. The staff are so friendly and inviting (they came out dancing with us both nights and met up with us at some museums and performances... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

So glad I found this place. Just what I needed after a long trek! spotless bathroom with very hot shower, cosy room and very comfy bed! and free coca tea and coffee to make in the morning. I would definetely stay again. part of the fee helps fund the charity project run by the hostel staff. The hostel is also... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

This hostel not only has a good vibe, but is existent so that it can fund a NGO that works to help children. During my time there I felt that I was with a family, very open and welcoming. It is also located just three blocks from the Plaza, right in the center of the city. It provides wifi, hot... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

I stayed here when it was just setting up...and Edu and his team work really hard to make you feel at home and be part of Caja Magica. I was only planning to stay in Cusco for a week but after finding this place, I ended up staying for two! The place is cosy, colourful, full of character, right in... More

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

I stayed in Cusco in this very cozy little economic hospetaje, which is part of the NGO Cooperarperu, supporting poor children in Cusco. The design of the rooms relates to the project. You find yourself in rooms full of teddy-bears, bright colors and crazy pillows. The chef cooks lovely meals peruvian style, the historic centre is 5 minutes away from... More

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Address: Calle Siete Ventanas #243, Cusco, Peru
Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco

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La Caja Magica is a Backpackers lodge belonging to the NGO which aims Cooperarperu assist the development of poor children Tankarpata community in the city of Cusco. Both administrators and volunteers will give them a warm refuge inside the lodge where 100% of its revenues are allocated to works with the community. ... more   less 
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