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Pirwa Backpackers Hostal

Coronel Inclan Street n_ 494, Miraflores, Lima, Peru (Miraflores)
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Ranked #163 of 197 hotels in Lima
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Lima, Peru
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Clean, safe and friendly. The staff are beyond wonderful, helpful and constantly cheery! Decent breakfast, good location, quiet and homey. Overall a great place to stay!! It's a simple bus ride to the centre of town and there's a dozen huge markets around for souvenirs at good prices (also a large supermarket close by so you can cook in the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Located close to the shoreline mall. Friendly, English speaking personal. A good working WiFi. And a rich breakfast. Well, I am a backpacker, using hostels all over. Have seen places more worth. Personal tries hard to keep this place clean.

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Victoria, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

Dirty, unclean washroom and we were robbed from our private room, is there any more needed to be said? This happened after the front desk insisted we needed to "return the key for safekeeping" when we went out. Upon letting them know, they pretty much just shrugged their shoulders, and didn't bother looking at their video camera footage or questioning... More

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Victoria
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

The staff are so indifferent and unhelpful. They do not care about any of the needs or requests of the guests. A toilet seat would be nice. Some soap in the bathroom, maybe some toilet paper once in a while or paper towel at the very least, even a week old newspaper. It is dark and dank with a 'tidy'... More

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Nobody speaks any English, they rely on the computer and Google translate to get anything accomplished. It is dark and dirty. The bathrooms had no soap or paper, and the ladies room had no toilet seat. However, the real reason we HATE this place is, not two hours after check in we were robbed, out of our private room. The... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
35 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

This is the second hostal I stayed in in Arequipa. It's a great place. The room was large and spacious with wood paneling and good beds, hot shower and fast wifi. It was quiet here, away from the busy party scene where I stayed earlier behind the cathedral. The rooftop is great with loads of comfy chairs. Breakfast is served... More

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Morrinsville, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

The facilities arent that great, a little run down and cramped but the staff made up for it. Id had bad experiences with the 2 hostels I had stayed at prior to arriving here and was feeling a bit disheartened, but my atitude changed when I arrived! Firstly I arranged an airport pick-up through them, and although the driver couldnt... More

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Quito, Ecuador
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121 reviews 121 reviews
44 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

We booked this place for 2 nights right before coming on-line since we were already in Peru. When we arrived the front desk person spoke no english (but we speak decent enough spanish) and they told us that they were full. They called their other location and after a long conversation, told us that they had room over there and... More

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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Location is walking distance from center Miraflores. Stuff was tired, busy,(we were only two guests) somewhat fed up from guests. Private room was dark cold and remote.dorms are small. If you're looking for just a place to sleep it's fine. If you're looking for a bit more at same price, look for further options.( and there are !)

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2011

Not the Ritz but didn't expect the Ritz. Clean, helpful, cheap, fun breakfast on the roof, close to the heart of everything. Would go back and stay again. They were as helpful as they could be and happy people.... we are 66 and 55.

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Address: Coronel Inclan Street n_ 494, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
Location: Peru > Lima Region > Lima > Miraflores
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Bar / Lounge Restaurant
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Ranked #163 of 197 hotels in Lima
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