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We had Just a great stay! Everything was so clean and the stuff was sooo friendly! Especially KATHERINE and JOSE!!!The breakfast is top! And food you can get from the kitchen there is as good as in a restaurant! Definitely coming back! Thank you!
If you are looking for a hostel in Cusco, this is definitely THE hostel. Perfect location, extremely clean, huge beds, kind receptionists, bar with wide variety of drinks and food, EcoPackers is the hostel were to stay in Cusco!
I stayed here for 2 weeks while I was running/mountain biking near Cusco, and it was awesome! Even in the big rooms it was pretty quiet at night, and most people got up relatively early (around 7:30 or 8:00) but were quiet when they did....More
I can’t recommend Ecopackers enough. It has all the basics: great location, clean rooms, big beds, pleasant courtyard, nice hot showers, onsite restaurant/bar with reasonable prices, ATM machine, and a travel agency that booked me a 5-day Salkantay trek at a great price with only...More
My friend and I walked into Ecopackers hostel with no expectations. We were greeted by Dianesa and Carmen, who brightened up our day with smiles and jokes after a long day of travel. They were friendly, efficient, and professional. We got a double room with...More
Ecopackers is an exclusive hang out for those who want the privilege of an incredible stay in Cusco in a vintage house, in one of the first "Casonas" built by the Spanish settlers when they conquered the Inca ...MoreEmpire, nearly five hundred years ago. Less
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my advice?...don't go to a kiosk in the airport unless you are JUST arriving in Peru and dont know the difference between registered cabs and not. They are more expensive and if your backpacking...ever dollar counts! Take a... More
my advice?...don't go to a kiosk in the airport unless you are JUST arriving in Peru and dont know the difference between registered cabs and not. They are more expensive and if your backpacking...ever dollar counts! Take a street cab. I only payed 6 soles and refused to pay more. If you're getting in a cab, look for photo ID (should be on dashboard or right hand corner of window) and if there's a dispatch system that is the best. ALWAYS negotiate a set price before you even set foot in the cab. The one that I used to take a lot I think was called tourismo or touristico???...something along those lines?! you could send an email to the hostel or google safe taxi companies.
ALSO if you have time, and if you like beautiful incredible things, I highly suggest taking a collectivo (6 soles) to a town about an hour and a half away called Ollantaytambo. I lived there for a month and it is COVERED in beautiful Inka ruins. if you want to go for a ten minute walk, or if you want to do a 5 day trek up mount Veronika it is safe, STUNNING and so tranquil. As a single female traveler I lived in my tent for 3 days and it was one of the best experiences that I had.
All the best on your travels!