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Palasanto Backpackers

Av. Piura 209, Mancora, Peru (Formerly Kokopelli Beachpackers)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

This place is perfect if are looking for a cool hostel to bash and crash! It is 5 minute walk from the beach and has a decent sized pool and bar serving happy hour drinks. Our dorm room was basic (with private lockers) although we were right next to the bar so we stayed up until it closed! Staff were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

The place is absolutely amazing and the bar by the pool just finishes it off! The place is big enough to relax for a day and not get fed up with the area. Wifi is available everywhere and quality of drinks is also good :) The quality of the sleeping area is a bit less as the bathroom wasn't really... More 

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Lima, Peru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

I have been over there the last weekend for 3 days , the enviroment is cool and the staff are really friendly . The location is also good, it is si close at the Beach and a lot of restaurants. The Just only problem is than if you are looking for a relax , you wont it. They have partys... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Kokopelli has not been the worst hostel Ive stayed at thus far but it also isnt the best. The great thing going for it is its location it is super close to the beach not more than 5min walk as well as the shopping areas and restaurants. Really great restaurant right next to it actually. The staff was very nice... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Nice hostel, good location. Staff tries to help with everything. Restaurants, little supermarkets, diving and kite shop are close by. Mancoras party area is just a 5min walk. Short walk to the beach. Included breakfast sucks - cold scrambled eggs, worst coffee ever, tea tastes salty and soapy. Just a tiny bit of butter and marmalade. Had major water problems... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Kokopelli was the second place we stayed in Mancora, and a million times better than the first! ALL of the staff were friendly, amiable and accommodating. The pool area was great, with an actual table in the pool next to the bar, where the drinks were fairly priced. Really enjoyed the atmosphere here at night as well- friendly bartenders, friendly... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

Had originally booked to stay four nights, but ended up leaving after my first. Let's start with the positives: great pool area, plenty if spaces to chill out and a great location in the heart of Macora itself. However, I found the staff to be disinterested and rude. In particular the foreign guests who were both staying and working there.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

We spent 4 nights at Kokopelli in a double room. The room is really nice with enough room, a decent bed and a really nice bathroom (although the shower was cold, it didn't bother us). The hostel itself is very welcoming with plenty of chill out areas, including a great pool and bar area, we also used the ping pong... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The hostel oozes a tranquil atmosphere. Places to read and write quietly. A bar with Latin beats. A pool under the sun. I truly loved my stay here and loved getting to know the staff. Juliana who works on the bar gets everyone involved in ping pong tournaments, drinking games. Every night has a different theme and stone baked pizzas.... More 

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Ingolstadt, Bayern, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

When i arrived to Kokopelli, everyone was really friendly and helpful. The place is not so big, what gives it kind of a family feeling. People at the reception are great. It's located one minute from the beach, with lots of nice Restaurants and Cafés around. Good budget option to meet people

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