The Best Hostels for Solo Travelers in Cusco

Loki | © Courtesy Loki Hostel
Loki | © Courtesy Loki Hostel
Traveling solo is an exciting and rewarding experience, but can sometimes leave you wanting something more. These hostels we have gathered together are the best in Cusco at creating environments perfect for meeting new people and socializing with likeminded travelers. Here is our list of the best hostels in Cusco for those of us traveling alone.

loki Cusco

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Cusco at night
Cusco at night | Cusco at night

If you’re traveling alone and want to meet some new people and party all night then this is your place. They’re a reputable hostel with locations throughout Peru so you’ll be staying at a popular spot. There are constantly themed parties and they have a bar you can chill at. It’s the perfect place to meet some people and have fun while in Cusco.

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Wild Rover Backpackers Hostel Cusco

Hotel, Hostel
Wild Rover Cusco
Wild Rover Cusco | Courtesy of Wild Rover Cusco

Party. Party. Party. As a solo traveler there is no easier way to meet some new friends and have a beer than at Wild Rover hostel. They’re another hostel with all the amenities you could want and travelers always coming in and out, just hanging out. They arrange trips and daily activities that get you to learn more about Cusco and the people you’re staying with.

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Dragonfly Hostels Cusco, Cusco

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Dragonfly Hostels Cusco, Cusco
Dragonfly Hostels Cusco, Cusco

They make their own beer here, so what’s not to like about that? They host a lot of after hours parties because of their well stocked bar and delicious beer to talk to other guests over. They also host weekly barbecues and have themed parties on the weekends.

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Ecopackers Hostel, Aguas Calientes

Hostel, Hotel

There’s a bar, pool table and some area where you can even sun bathe in the fierce Andean sun. With so many options while at the hostel it gives you the perfect opportunity to talk and meet new people. The hostel is set up for socializing and hanging out and is one of Cusco’s most beautiful hostels.

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Pariwana Hostel Cusco

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This place is big with a large courtyard where people tend to hangout and play games. There’s a bar, so you can of course meet some people having a drink, but the open courtyard makes it so friendly that you won’t even have to meet someone in the bar – you can do it in the courtyard.

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Healing House Cusco Yoga and Therapies, Cusco

Yoga Studio, Fitness Studio
Singing bowl
Singing bowl | © Suzanne Schroeter / Flickr

If you want to join a family, then this is your place. Some of the most friendly staff in all of Cusco and they also offer yoga and other healing classes at their main location. They are located in San Blas, Cusco’s trendiest neighborhood and home to Cusco’s best shopping. The Healing House doesn’t feel like a hostel, but a community of likeminded people where you’re guaranteed to make some friends.

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Pisko & Soul Hostel, Cusco

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Located in beautiful San Blas, this hostel is very good at setting up social events so that you can not only meet fellow travelers, but Peruvians as well. They offer a language school, sometimes offering free lessons, and host language exchanges and barbecues. They do a great job at getting people together over the Spanish language, something every traveler should at least try.

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