The house where the hostel is located was built in the 1960s, made totally from wooden cedar, and after 6 months of intense refurbishments and construction, the first and the only backpacker hostel in Puerto Maldonado was opened in May 2008. We offer a clean, safe environment, updated facilities, and create an atmosphere that is ideal to meet other travelers - all this at an affordable price. Many people come here for a few days and stay for much longer! You will find... JUNGLE TOURS - just ask at our guide desk excellent quality of sheets and towels (100 percent cotton) 24-hour concierge wifi that actually works!! free acces to all our common areas in order to make you feel like at home: hammocks in a tropical garden TV room with cable and dvd books about Peruvian wildlife snack bar fully equipped kitchen and dinning room We are located at only 1 block from Main Square and from here you can easily reach very well preserved rainforest with our well priced tours, or with other companies that you can contact here in Puerto Maldonado. From the airport, you can get a mototaxi or a ï¿½motokarï¿½,and you just have to say that you are going to Av. 26 de Diciembre #234, segunda cuadra (second block) and look for the green sign and the green fence. Some things to do in town are try typical food at traditional restaurants (peruvian food in the jungle is not the same as peruvian food from lima or cusco!), go out at night to enjoy peruvian and brazilian music to dance and have a lot of fun - very easy to do since we are in the middle of town. From July to October puerto has several 'beaches' along the river front where many people go to swim. Things to do near Puerto Maldonado are visit lakes, creeks, rivers and go into the rainforest to do birding, camping, night walks or excursions to observe anacondas or other exotic wildlife.