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Pirwa Hostel Machu Picchu

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Tupac Inca Yupanqui 103, Aguas Calientes, Peru
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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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 of 5 stars
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Salt Lake City, Utah
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hostel for two nights in July, 2014. We had to walk uphill a while to this hostel but it was not far away from the train station. The first room we were introduced was far back of the building. It was a dark but quiet room. We could see half broken buildings and sheds from the... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I searched high and low for a good, budget option in Aguas Calientes. I knew the town would be overpriced, and it seemed as though most of the reviews for any hotels/hostels in AC were not positive. After staying at Pirwa for one night, I would recommend it. The room itself was very basic, but very clean. The bed was... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We stayed here for one night and were pleased with location although it is up the hill so a bit of a mission with bags and altitude issues! The hostel was nice, welcoming but smelt of cooking- a family live in the building and were doing their own business so it wasnt a great smell. The room we stayed in... More

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Paris, France
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I stayed at the hostel for 1 night before waking up at 4.00am to go to Machu Picchu. I stayed in a private room with bathroom. As the title says, it serves its purpose. It is an OK option if you need to stay a night in aguas calientes and are on a budget. I would still suggest that you'd... More

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Santiago, Chile
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44 reviews 44 reviews
8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

If u r like most of the travelers that go to Aguas Calientes to spend the night coz u r going up the Machu/Wayna/ Huchuy Picchu on the next morning: its perfect for u! U get a good, quiet sleep, totally necessary for THE big day. Nothing else matters ;) staff is friendly. Brekkies are horrible.

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Paris, France
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47 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I stayed only one night (during the low season) but I really enjoyed this short stay there. The bedrooms are basics but quite comfortable and very clean (so as the bathrooms). Staff member are nice and gives you a lot of information, really appreciated. It's a little bit far from the train station but the city is so small that... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

quiet and welcoming standard breakfast delivered at 4am, so you can head early on the bus to Machu Picchu beds comfortable with clean rooms and more important clean toilets and showers. Great staging post for Machu Picchu

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We went here based on a recommendation from the Lonely Planet. I don’t usually stay in hostels but we got a private room with bathroom so thought we’d give it a go. The room was clean-ish but the bed spread was old and grotty. There was no hot water, at all, and the breakfast was not so good. From someone... More

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Newport Beach, California
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

good option, but is shown better than real is, far from the bus station. was very clean and the girls who work there were very helpful and friendly. good breakfast and bathroom. No have Tv. The village is very small and it is understandable small hotel, but it was good.

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Munich, Germany
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We stayed there one night before our Machu Picchu trip. The building is quite run down and the bed seemed to be in use for a long time. The breakfast was minimal and staff could be friendlier. You might feel that they have enough customers so they don't have to do much about it. Everything very basic.

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Address: Tupac Inca Yupanqui 103, Aguas Calientes, Peru
Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Sacred Valley > Aguas Calientes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Pirwa Hostel Machu Picchu 2*
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