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Pirwa Hostels Backpackers

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   San francisco 360, Cusco 000000, Peru
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Ranked #69 of 228 Specialty Lodging in Cusco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

A good find in many ways and definitely recommend it for groups or solos; you can party with old friends, make some new ones, or find some good down time to relax. Good location near the center of town and within walking distance to many of the city's attractions, including the famous San Pedro market. It is a quiet hostel... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay at Pirwa (Plaza San Francisco, Cusco)...and stayed there on and off for over 2 wks. The place is in a great building, the bed were really comfortable - the private rooms were lovely (though didnt have windows) and the dorms were v comfortable. I actually slept better in the dorms...though I did have it all... More

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Monterrey, Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Awesome hostel, people friendly and nice environment, great value for low budget. Free breakfast, it has a bar and lounge inside with good local food, a pool table and some ping pong tables, need anything else?!! I don't think so, it's just in front of the plaza San Francisco

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

+ This hostel is nearby the main plaza The beds are good The bathrooms/toilets are always clean The staff is very friendly/helpful and give you a welcome feeling (except the man in the night) Nice music in the common area Video / Pool / Pingpong facilities Super cute cat! - The breakfast that is included isn't that good (dry bread,... More

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Hod Hasharon, Israel
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Definitely one of the best hostels in Cusco! I've stayed in Cusco for three weeks and tried out three different hostels. Came back to this one three times cause it's so good! This hostel stands right in the middle between party hostels and regular hostels. What I like about it is that it's really close to the Plaza, where all... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

it was too cold in this Hostel, there are no windows. You have to cross the whole Hostel to go to the showers which had warm water but after leaving the shower the freezing cold came back. The most of the staff were really friendly. The Woman in Charge was just friendly to Guests from Hostelworld cause of the reviews.... More

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

This hostel is a old colonial home, which meant it was nice but freezing. Sometimes I went outside to get warm..and fresh air. We arrived while they were doing construction in the back of the hostel, right where you have to go to shower and use the main bathrooms. It was often dusty and uncomfortable walking to the showers with... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013 via mobile

I moved hostels halfway through my Cusco holiday as this one was cheaper and the reviews seemed good. However I wished I hadn't moved. There were no people staying there so there was no one to talk to - important when on your own, the showers were luke warm at best, and even though there were extra breakfast options to... More

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

We stayed here before and after our trip to Machu Pichu. Both times it was just ok. The basics are fine, clean enough, beds are fine, staff was a little distant, but ok. Breakfast is on the skimpy side. The building itself was always cold inside, and it was hard to find a place with good internet that wasn't full... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Our family of four stayed here for 4 nights. They were very friendly and helpful. We also booked our trip to Macchu Picchu through their travel agency. We were very please with the trip and the price. We shared a room with 2 bunk beds which was right across from the bathrooms. The beds were really comfortable. Although it was... More

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Address: San francisco 360, Cusco 000000, Peru
Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Pirwa Hostels Backpackers 2*
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