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Pirwa Hostel Machu Picchu

Tupac Inca Yupanqui 103, Aguas Calientes, Peru
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    3.5 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 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Didn't manage ti sleep as the bed Wasn't comfortable at all, and there was a terrible smell, I went to the hall to connect to the wifi (which only works in the hall). There I saw a man sleeping on the sofa in the hall and there was no one awake. So I decide to take a couple of picture... More 

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Hello Pierre, and thank you for choosing us for your lodging in Aguas Calientes and taking the time to leave a review. We're sorry that your stay wasn't comfortable, and wish that you have mentioned something at the time about your room being in unsuitable condition, so that we could have changed you to a different one. The gentleman you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

typical breakfast is included, it is a bit of a walk from the bus (10 minutes) and in a smelly alley, but not a terrible location as it is 2 minutes from the hot-springs (which I don't really recommend, they smell strongly of sulphur and will stain white clothes). The room was clean and showers were hot. No coffee with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Great location, super clean, nice, cool and extra cheap! We had a great time here. A great place to meet people and they also organise tours. The breakfast was at 4h30 in the morning, perfect for those who will go up to sunrise at Machu Picchu.hanks Pirwa Hostels and Pirwa Travel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

A basic room but very clean. The guy in the counter was very helpful with all of our questions. They let us keep our bags in their lockers after the check out so we could go relaxed to Machu Picchu and enjoy. There is a small supermarket right in front of it and the hostel has a kitchen. I would... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We stayed in Pirwa Cusco and the hotel was pretty good, so without checking it, we reserved in Aqua Caliente trusting that it would be comparable. Our first nigt was great, in a 4 beds with bathroom, but then they changed us to a 5 bed without bathroom and that was not even human. It smelled awfull of stagnant humidity,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We stayed here because it was the sister hostel of a place we'd stayed in Cusco, that wasn't bad. This version was not as good; the hostel is very bare, and was still having building work done to it (on the top floor) when we stayed. The rooms are pretty bare, although there were some handy hooks on the walls.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We enjoyed the hotel, great location, with very clean room.The staff are friendly and helpful. The breakfast at 4h30 in the morning, perfect for those who will go up to sunrise/sunset at Machu Picchu. We recommend this hotel - We did the travel to Machu Picchu with the Pirwa Travel all good. Thanks Pirwa Hostels and Pirwa Travel.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Perfect location, just a minute walk from the busses up to Machu Picchu, its right off one of the main streets with all the bars and restaurants. The actual hotel is beyond disgusting, mold all over the shower curtain, we ended up washing our feet with soap and water after getting out of the shower because we were scared of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Great location, 10min from the train station and very close from the market, restaurants, main square and thermal baths. Breakfast include since 4am (fruits, yogurt, bread, coffee,milk). Have a kitchen where you can cook and a little store in front of the hostel. The rooms are comfortable and the rooms in the first floor are bigger than the others. Free... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Aguas calientes is a tourist town and the hostels are all overpriced and average. However, Pirwa hostel is a great place to stay for one night. The hostel is very close to the bus stop to Machu Pichu and they pick you up from the train station! There is storage space and they let you hang around (and use the... More 

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