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Pirwa Colonial Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Plaza San francisco 360, Cusco 000000, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

I ended up staying here for 10 nights. The staff were friendly, helpful n nice. Rooms are clean too. Breakfast was good but it would be better if it's vary everyday. It's located at a very centre area. It would be better if there's someone working at the bar always, because it's hard to get a drink.

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Nice, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Im very happy with that i stayed at the Pirwa hostel at the san fransisco square. The location is great, the wifi as well, the computers are ok, and the breakfast is very standard as well. The staff however, the two girls working daytime have been helping me out so much, which im very grateful for. Booked for one night... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Stayed in Pirwa San Francisco for the first time in January 2010 and came back a year after and in January 2013. Great location, a bit above average in price but totally worth it The hostels shared rooms are spacious as are the beds, lockers, bathrooms and public areas. Warm running water at any time, constant cleansing of bathrooms and... More 

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Corfu Town, Greece
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Great location, nice staff, showers are hot when it's not too busy but it's so noisy. Guests have to hang out downstairs by the reception because the bar, which has nice sofas and could be a nice hang out place, is really really loud. The music starts at 7.30 in the morning! Staff don't seem to notice that the the... More 

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Coquitlam, Canada
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Stayed here over 5 nights before and after our trek to Machu Picchu. Hostel is great, beds are super comfortable, breakfast is adequate, and the staff is great. The owner (I think) is especially great. My friend and I asked to borrow the Canadian flag that they had on display to bring with us to Machu Picchu, and she allowed... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Location is ok but apart from that, not too many compliments! Rooms were extremely cold. The kitchen is tiny, and ill equipped which made making food terribly difficult! Quite unclean too...... vomit was left in the bathroom sink all evening/night long despite a receptionist ´cleaning´ the hostel the entire time. Absolutely disgusting.

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PirwaHostelsTeam, Manager at Pirwa Colonial Hostel, responded to this review

Good evening, and thank you for your helpful feedback- we're sorry that you were disappointed in your stay with us. Regarding the cold, I'm afraid that as we are located in a large colonial-era home, and one can't alter historical buildings too much, that there is little we can do to warm the common areas. We do have alpaca and... More 

Cusco, Peru
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I love this hostel. I visit Cusco at least once a month and this is the first hostel I've been to where the rooms are not freezing at night. This is a huge plus as Cusco is a cold place at night and catching a cold is way too easy here. The staff are helpful and the hostel is spotless.... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I stayed three night one in a matrimonial with shared bathrooms and two in one with a private bathrooms , all were very clean and had confortable beds. Building was old, but remember it is a colonial building what let us give a discount. Breakfast wasnt that great but juice was good. Very helpfull staff stuff, able to reply most... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Crappy tiny kitchen, loud music from 8am. Even though I was ill, I was hassled to check out before the ridiculously early check out. Staff had to be persuaded to share basic local information. At least they didn't loose any of my washing. There are better options in Cusco, but not the versed Ecopackers. It costs double and service is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We stayed at this hostel the staff was very helpful and they even had a surprise party for my wife , the rooms are nice and clean and the drinks and food at the bar are cheap and good we really enjoyed this place situated a few blocks from the main square if you are goin to stay this place... More 

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Address: Plaza San francisco 360, Cusco 000000, Peru
Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Pirwa Colonial Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 70
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