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Cusco - Hostal Mallqui

Calle Nueva Alta 444, Cusco, Peru

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Overall Rating 94%

From 5 Reviews

Hostel rating (5)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 98%
Cleanliness 96%
Location 84%
Security 96%
Service 96%
Comfort 95%
Green rating 89%

Mallqui Hostel is a recently restored Colonial house located just three blocks away from the main square of the ancient city of Cusco.

  • Dorm
    From $10.00
  • Private
    From $25.00
10 or more people?

Cusco Hostel

Hostel Cusco

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Mallqui Hostal is located in the city of Cusco, 4 blocks from the main square. The hostel boasts a cosy, comfortable and personal atmosphere in a colonial Cusco house with all the amenities to make your stay as pleasant as possible.

Rooms at the Hostal Mallqui are colourful and feature warm wood décor. All are equipped with en suite bathrooms, cable TV, and overlook the hostel´s charming central courtyard. Free Wi-Fi and a daily American breakfast are available.

The hostel´s tour desk offers a range of regional excursions to select from. Guests at the Hostal Mallqui can book a tour to Cusco, the Valley of the Incas or Machu Picchu, and even visit the Botanical Gardens of São Francisco just 2 blocks away. The hotel is situated 9km from Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport, and. A complimentary airport shuttle is provided.


Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Unaccompanied children under the age of 18 can be accommodated only with a letter from a parent or legal guardian providing permission for the child's unsupervised stay.
  • Children under the age of 18 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 6 stay free.
  • Children under the age of 10 qualify for a discount on the advertised price at check-in.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • A discount of 10 % of rates quoted is available to members on arrival.
  • Limited payment options apply at hostel check-in
  • Payment methods accepted at hostel are cash only.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Additional tax is payable at check-in.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • TV room
  • Terrace / patio


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Free
  • Wifi - Free
  • Internet Cafe Distance - Less than 500 m

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car parking nearby
  • Currency Exchange
  • Cycle Rental
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - In Room
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Open 24 hours

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. 51-84-231294

Fax. 51-84-225933

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • CUSCO CITY CENTER (Less than 500 m)
  • NIGHT LIFE (Less than 500 m)
  • MACHUPICCHU (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions



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Avatar for ~maria elisabete

~maria elisabete,

Thu 25 May 2017

Although it was high season, the hostal was a quiet place to relax. The friendly staff and beautiful interior made me feel like home immediately. To get to the central Plaza de Armas you have to walk some blocks, but you can reach the "hot spots" of Cusco easily from the hostal. Quick laundry service, and if you want they call you a reliable taxi.


Avatar for Eva


Sat 20 May 2017

I liked the open "green" courtyard of the hostel. It was kind of pleasant having some trees and flowers separating the two buildings. As for improvements I would suggest getting a better network set up so guest have WiFi access throughout their rooms. Having to leave your room when you are on the other side of the building to use the Wifi was a bit inconvenient.


Avatar for Paul


Sun 05 Feb 2017

The staff was friendly and helpful, but some of their information (especially regarding tour info) was very wrong. The beds were super comphy and they seemed to work tirelessly to keep yhe olace clean. Especially with the construction going on outside. I was disappointed that they did not participate in the hosteling international discounts. They also had 4 computers but only one worked. And there is a kitchen available for a little extra cash.


Avatar for Merinda


Wed 19 Oct 2016

Awesome experience in this Hostel located right in the center of Cusco. The bedrooms are comfy and clean. The personnel is really nice and helpful. And the breakfast is really good compared to others. And all this for a really cheap price (9€/night). I recommend it !!!


Avatar for Demange


Sun 18 Sep 2016


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cinema (5 to 10km)
  • City Centre (At or next to the hostel)
  • Gym (Less than 500m)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (3 to 5km)
  • Local market (500m - 1km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (500m - 1km)
  • Nightlife (500m - 1km)
  • Parks / Green Area (2 to 3km)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • Shopping area / Mall (5 to 10km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (500m - 1km)
  • Theatre (500m - 1km)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (At or next to the hostel)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Located 15 minutes by taxi from the airport
Located 10 minutes from the bus station
Located 20 minutes from Poroy train station

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