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“Great party hostel in Cusco!!!”
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LOKI Cusco
Ranked #4 of 498 Specialty Lodging in Cusco
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Reviewed September 24, 2012 via mobile

We stayed here before and after our Machu Pichu trek and had great fun. The staff and other people we met were v friendly. There's a bar which is full every night and a nice outdoor area during the day which gets the sun. The staff are also very helpful.

If you don't want to party don't come here or ask for a room far away from the bar. Bring earplugs for the night before your trek as you have to get up super early.

  • Stayed: August 2012
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Reviewed September 9, 2012

great hostel. it takes the party hostel concept to un upper level, meaning: - the owners (I think they are british and Irish) motivate and run games for every day - they get to know with guests - they have true fun for themselves with guests I find this things unique in the concept of party hostel (milhouse buenos aires and others). very few and unimportant cons: not very good security, rooms badly cleaned and bad location (up a hill).

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed August 17, 2012

My favorite backpacker hostel in Cusco. It has everything you need to spend a great holiday around the Inka´s Land. It offers you differents prizes acording your pocket. Breakfast is free (just ask for this when you show up there), free wi-fi, deluxe pool and the best! good vibes from great people inside Loki. You could arrange Inka trekking or any other tour.

Room Tip: Rooms in the basement are realy quite and away from the bar.
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  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled with friends
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5  Thank spyorche
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Reviewed August 17, 2012

I cant speak highly enough of this hostel, they literally have everything for backpackers!

There is a great bar which goes on until 2am and there is always a party at The Grove nightclub in Cusco town. Loki organise transport there.

The days are chilled and you can relax in hammocks and meet other travellers. I was travelling on my own and left with over 25 friends....it's an incredible place.

However, DO NOT STAY HERE IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A QUIET HOSTEL. I got so frustrated with people who asked us to keep the noise down at 11pm? it's a PARTY hostel, accept it or don't stay there! simple!

If you're young and up for fun, stay in Loki. You won't regret it!

Room Tip: I stayed in dorms 1 and 7 which are both at the front of the Hostel so no where near the party and i...
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  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled solo
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4  Thank nicolewheeler
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Reviewed August 12, 2012

If you're after a party go for it. Stay here - that's the focus of Loki. This is perfect for you. If you want to explore Cusco culturally, rest or relax - don't stay here. The music goes all day & night & not a single room can escape it. There's a spectacular view from a couple of rooms. The beds are comfortable & there is generally hot water. There's a hill from hell to get to it every day. There's ok food at the restaurant. The staff do not want to be there. Day one - lunchtime - one of the staff climbed onto the bar next to us, sat there brushing her teeth & doing her makeup while complaining about guests. If you tell locals where you are staying they are embarrassed & ask why you chose that place as apparently there are a lot nicer places to stay at the same cost. The locals working there also seem embarrassed. Reception are over it also.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with friends
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10  Thank ophelite
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Reviewed August 1, 2012

Set in a 450 year old mansion on a hill near the main Plazas, this place is the place to be if you want to party. Get a room near the entrance if you want to go to sleep before 2 am. They have free breakfast (tea or coffee and bread roll) from 6:30-12:30 plus food you can order all day, and it is quite good. Free pool table, great happy hour, and a travel agency in the hostel from 8-8 that will help you book tours to Machu  Picchu, zip lining, mountain biking, and more. The owners are very nice and care about you enjoying your stay. They keep the place very clean. There are towels for rent or purchase, free wifi in the common area, and free computers. Dorm bed was 30 Soles.

Stayed: April 2012, traveled with friends
4  Thank kpcharlier
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Reviewed July 23, 2012

Ok, so anyone looking for a place to get some sleep - THIS IS NOT IT. Not okay with people stumbling into your room at 3 am, drunk, on drugs or bringing back a random to have sex with on the bunk beneath you....again, THIS IS NOT THE PLACE FOR YOU. My friend and I stayed here after our Inca Jungle Trek (which we booked through Loki and it was fabulous!!!) to Machu Picchu and we needed a few days of recuperation and fun. And if you're looking for the place in Cusco to party, this is it. Theme nights, costumes, high altitude drinking, tons of ridiculous, ridiculous fun. Make sure you dance on the bar and try a blood bomb. Not too hard to do for anyone that's stayed in a Loki hostel.

Other nice things about it: hot showers, awesome food at their restaurant, free computers and wifi, awesome booking agency that has the best budget deals for fun treks to Machu Picchu, great place to meet tons of fun people whether traveling solo or with people, really nice open space with tables, hammocks and a chill inside area that people hang out in all day but turns into the bar at night.

Downsides: it's at the top of a massive hill in Cusco (which with the altitude, is killer), it's obviously loud and sometimes obnoxious with the amount of drunken idiots stumbling all over, can kind of get sucked in to the party atmosphere and lose track of actually being in a pretty amazing city like Cusco

My recommendation - spend a few days here post-Machu Picchu to party it up with some fun people and then get out. And if you want to try and sleep, either get a private room or at least a dorm with 4-6 people.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with friends
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5  Thank Morgan0930
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Additional Information about LOKI Cusco

Address: Cuesta Santa Ana #601, Cusco, Peru
Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 498 Specialty Lodging in Cusco
Price Range: $12 - $46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — LOKI Cusco 2*
Number of rooms: 35
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The best base to explore Machu Picchu and the city of Cusco, loki is here to make every part of your stay remarkable with crazy parties, great facilities and amazing views. Our in-house tour agency will provide you with excellent travel advice on the best ways to see this amazing region. Take advantage of our free luggage storage while on your trek and when you return a hot shower, comfortable bed and the best parties in town will welcome you back. But be careful, you’ll never want to leave! ... more   less 
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