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Pirwa Hostel Backpackers Familiar, San Blas

1.5 of 5 Hostel   |   Tandapata 670, Cusco, Peru
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with my family and it was a really nice stay if you wanna see cuzco and especiallly for the macchu picchu. The location is good, near plaza de armas (the main square in cuzco). Its good price the breakfast is served on like the top floor from where you have a really good view over cuszo. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night, I booked a double, they put us in a room with two doubles and said we were not allowed to touch the other bed which was weird. Tele didn't work, couldn't communicate with girl to fix it, she tried, shrugged her shoulders and left. Hard to ask reception staff anything at all. Very little... More 

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Ushuaia, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stayed almost 10 nights at this hostel and we enjoyed our stay!! The location is realy nice in San Blas, plenty of shops within walking distance. The personnel was really nice and very hepfull! We had to come back only for one day, before catching a night bus, and the personnel let us the access to the kitchen and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Out of all the hostels in Peru, this was the one that left a lot to be desired. It was a cool setup with the courtyard and the room itself (a private) was fine. However, the bathroom was tiny and the drain in the shower barely worked. The beds and pillows are like sleeping in the ground and the walls/windows... More 

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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We stayed for five nights in total, my girlfriend and I, and a friend. Room: We had booked the matrimonial with private bathroom to start with, for a night before starting the Salkantay tour. Unfortunately when we arrived (from another hostel in Cusco) we were told the room wasn't available as the current occupants had extended their stay. We settled... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We stayed five nights at this hostel and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The location is excellent, in the beautiful bohemian neighborhood of San Blas. Many sites within walking distance and plenty of delicious restaurants right down the street. Overall the staff at this location were really friendly and would help out in any way possible. Our room had two twin... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Made the mistake of booking this place for several nights. The staff here are useless - they don't understand much aside from how to give you your key. The water was almost never warm, the heat barely worked, any noise made by people in the complex echos into each room at all times in the night/morning. The breakfast is stale... More 

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Taos, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Very peaceful, quiet street. Definitely easy to get a good nights sleep. Great location in San Blas . Staff is super friendly. Place is very clean. One of the best deals I've heard of here in Cusco (considering some of the rooms have heaters which you normally only get in more upscale and quite a bit more expensive hotels). It's... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Very nice hostel in Cuzco ! First of all, it's really value for money. Double rooms are large, clean and quite comfortable. Staff member are very nice and helpful and the hostel is located in a very quiet street, near from the Plaza de San Blas. Good to know : sometimes the hot water is not working (it's a problem... More 

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New York, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Our hostel, the Pirwa in San Blas is totally sufficient. It's not amazing by any means, but we had a private room with a private bathroom (with hot water) and a space heater and a light breakfast. The staff is lovely, it's super quiet (just what we needed) with a nice little central courtyard and shared common area, and it's... More 

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Address: Tandapata 670, Cusco, Peru
Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Pirwa Hostel Backpackers Familiar, San Blas 1.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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