13 Amazing Hostels in Cusco, Peru

A shortlist of the best Cusco hostels for backpackers! If you want to meet fellow travellers and have an amazing time in Cusco, choose…

The yard of Geko Hostal, Máncora, Peru

A Rustic Escape from the Party – Geko Hostal in Máncora, Peru

Backpackers heading to the party town of Máncora can be overwhelmed when it comes to accommodation choices. If you’re partial to a tipple but still want to get out on the waves first thing (not to mention save your pennies), head to Geko Hostal. Check out our review, here.

Le Foyer Hostel is set inside a beautiful colonial style building.

A room with a view at Le Foyer Hostel, Arequipa

For a central stay in the city of Arequipa, look no further than Le Foyer Hostel. It certainly brings in good reviews from travellers but does it live up to the hype? South America Ambassadors Sheree and Tim went to check it out!

Hotel Quality for Backpacker Budgets - A Review of 360 Grados Hostel, Santa Cruz de la Sierra

Review | 360 Grados Hostel, Santa Cruz

Located in the popular market street of Los Pozos, Santa Cruz, 360 Grados is a great choice for backpackers looking to explore the city. This huge hostel has all the facilities a traveller could need, including a clean, communal kitchen and hammocks on the rooftop! If you’re looking for hotel quality without the price tag then head to 360 Grados! 

A Cosy Cottage Stay at Casa Lynda, Samaipata

A Cosy Cottage Stay at Casa Lynda, Samaipata

Samaipata is a hidden gem just outside Santa Cruz. There are numerous accommodation options around but not all of them that suit a backpacker budget boast cleanliness and comfort. Backpacker Sheree went to see how Casa Lynda measured up.

Casa Nomade, Máncora.

Casa Nomade, Máncora, Peru – The Ideal Chill Spot!

An oasis of paradise located just minutes from the sea in Peru’s beach town, Mancora, Casa Nomade is the perfect escape from the tooting of tuk tuks of town and the overzealous beach vendors. Both quiet and peaceful with beautiful green spaces, this is the ultimate home away from home!

THostal Tena Naui Ecuador

Review: Hostal Tena Ñaui, Ecuador

With great private rooms for as low as $7 US, Hostal Tena Ñaui is one of the best budget options in Tena, Ecuador. Spectacular views of the city come free!

Casa en el Agua, Colombia.

Casa en el Agua, Colombia – A Hostel Encircled by Tropical Waters!

There are only few hostels that you end up staying while telling yourself… “This is unreal, I never want to leave!” Casa en el Agua is one of those. A little paradise located in the middle of the ocean, the hostel is the first and only one in the San Bernado Islands on the Caribbean Coast of Colombia and a place you should put on your bucket list NOW…

Casa Elemento, Minca, Colombia – Chasing a Whisper into the Jungle!

It started with a whisper. A soft voice calling across the plains of Backpackistan. “Casa Elemento, you should go”. I first heard it in Guatemala, from a plumber by the name of Josh. “I spent five months there man, in the jungle, sleeping in a hammock; building, working, creating something”. I knew then that I would have to travel to this place to see it for myself…

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