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Ixelles, Belgium
Reviewed 26 June 2014

How to waste your reputation? Make the client pay for everything and anything. The good: clean room, well decorated, hot water, location The bad: breakfast is the poorest we had in Peru (break/marmelade/tea). AND if you want something else, it is extra. That is very cheap to make client pay for items that will complete their terrible breakfast. But here...

Thank Romain1136493
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 28 February 2014

I stayed in a double room with my friend. At first, staff was friendly and even though the price was quite high, we thought it was ok for a clean private room with breakfast included. The first negative surprise was said breakfast: there was tea or coffee, two pieces of stale bread per person and margarine. If one wanted anything...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 2 February 2014

This place has a fantastic location, by Plaza de Armas and all tourist attractions of Cusco. Excellent service, clean rooms. It looks like recently renovated. Basic but good breakfats for the price paid. We had hot water without any problems. Free WIFI and computers to use. Highly recommended if not looking for luxury but a comfortable and quiet place. It...

Thank pepitopulpito
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 26 December 2013

This hotel has moved from it's original location & has new owners since 6 months ago. Everything is new. The bathrooms, the beds (which are very comfy) and there are plenty of lounge areas. I stayed for over a week and it felt like home. It's literally 2 minutes walk to the main plaza yet it is in a small...

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Angers, France
Reviewed 14 December 2013

Good staff, very clean but please a hot shower would have been great, especially after the Ica trail in december. We asked two days in a row at the reception if they could heat the water and they said yes, that i had to wait 5 or 10 minutes before that the water become hot but it never became hot....

Thank Plr72
Las Vegas
Reviewed 17 April 2013

We are retired world travelers on a budget, but sometimes you have to spend a bit more to get a satisfactory accomadations. We rented the matrimonial room which is actually a matrimonial closet. The accustics are alful and if anyone did anything matrimonial in the upper room, they might as well join you in your bed. You have been warned....

Thank Ish_Kabibble
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 15 March 2013

We weren't looking for very much in a hostel. Our criteria were good location, clean accommodations, and cheap. We had a nice, clean room with a bathroom across the hall. The bathroom was always in excellent condition and hot shower was never a problem. The staff was also really accommodating to us. We left Cusco a few times to go...

Thank rm27_12
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 12 March 2013

We did not really enjoy our stay at this hostel. The staff were pretty helpful, but difficult to find at times ( no one at the front desk ). Our room, a matrimonial room, on the main floor, was very noisy. This was our main concern and the reason we only stayed one night at this hostel. There was no...

Thank Dara C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2012

I have been to Cusco many times and every time I return to Chakana House! The service is brilliant, all the staff are lovely and attentive. Service is 24hours and the hostel is behind a security gate. Breakfast is included and any extra portions are small prices. The hostel is cosy with a fire and as there is only one...

Thank Laura-Ellice
La Paz
Reviewed 4 March 2012

We chose Chakana Guesthouse based on the reviews on trip advisor. We arrived 4 hours before check in, extremely tired after 10 hour bus journey and were promptly offered coca tea and to our delight a room to have a nap in whilst waiting to check into our room. Staff were extremely helpful and we recommend you book any tours...

1Thank Cristina S

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chakana House is a backpackers hostel set in a beautiful colonial house located 5 minutes walk from the Plaza de Armas, in the old town. It is a cosy, comfortable and safe place for you as an independent traveller, where to soak up the Peruvian atmosphere in one of the most historical places in Peru. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chakana House

Address: calle Tecsecocha 490-B, Cusco, Peru
Region: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Price Range: $25 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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“no matrimonial room under any circumstances”
 of 5 bubbles Ish_Kabibble, 17 Apr 2013 | Read review
“I didn't really see very many rooms in this hostel. We stayed in the matrimonial room just at the top of the stairs across from the bathroom. It had nice lighting, but I dont really know what the other rooms looked like.”
 of 5 bubbles rm27_12, 14 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Do not sleep in the main floor Matrimonial room, specifically request another room, as the main floor room has zero noise isolation from the rooms above.”
 of 5 bubbles DaraC694, 12 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Our room was upstairs opposite to the bathroom, it was lovely and it had a flat screen TV.”
 of 5 bubbles cristinas434, 3 Mar 2012 | Read review
“The private double upstairs is lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles lk0215, 13 Jun 2011 | Read review
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