Coco and his staff is extremely helpful and I would recommend El Tuco to anyone looking for a clean place to stay in Cuzco.
We stayed in El Tuco for 4 nights total. 2 before our Inca Jungle Trek and 2 afterwards. Storing our luggage in one of 2 luggage closets was safe.
The rooms were big, beds were comfortable, bathrooms were clean. 2 soles for a towel (we had our own towel).
The hostel is a 15 min walk to Plaza de Armas, where is where most backpackers will be to eat, shop, book trips, or get a massage. The walk felt nice and safe both during the day and at night. On the way to Ave de Sol and Plaza de Armas, there's a supermarket, which was useful to buy big bottles of water and ingredients for dinner, which we were able to cook in the hostel. The kitchen in the hostel is bare bones, but useful for saving money-- one pot, one pan, 2 gas ranges (so we did have to wait on others to finish cooking once, but it meant meeting others).
The breakfast was very basic but did the job-- coffee, tea, and bread with jam and butter. Buy some ceral or yogurt at the supermarket, put your name on it with the marker on the fridge, and you're set.
Coco was extremely helpful in all our travel needs-- helping us book our trek, find local markets (and what time they closed), negotiating our taxi to the airport so we paid the right price, etc.
Wireless is only in the common area and works well. Bring your own computer or wireless device. If you need to, Coco will let you use the internet briefly on his own computer but it helps to have your own.
Overall, great hostel! Highly recommended!
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