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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 February 27, 2014
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
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48 reviews 48 reviews
45 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 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
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
7 helpful votes 7 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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Santiago, Chile
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Hi guys around the world ! i have travelled to many places and i want to express to all of you the TRUE of this Hostel. We got to Aguas Caliente on 19th of Sept. and went to Machu Picchu early in the morning. After the ruins, we were looking for Pirwa Hostel and finally got there. We booked in... More

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San Francisco, California
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161 reviews 161 reviews
137 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We stayed in a 3 bed room for 1 night during our visit to Machu Pichu - the hostel staff came and picked us up from the train station. They were quite friendly and gave us all the info needed for our trip the next day. Good WIFI connection - again a big deal in Peru. Overall a pleasant stay

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Warsaw, Poland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

- Location: 10 min walk from the train station. 5-10 min walk to the bus to Machu Picchu. Aguas Calientes is really small, so you can say it's in the city centre - Staff: communicative English - Cleanliness: fine. Nice rooms, - Breakfast: Cereals, juice, scrambled eggs - you can take as much as you like. And they start serving... More

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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This place was absolutely horrible. We got in late and had to leave early in the morning for Machu Pichu, so we had to tolerate the room. The room was damp, musty and smelled like urine. To say the least, we weren't able to get a good nights sleep. I would definetly NOT recommend this place.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Aguas Calientes is very damp and cold between June and September. If possible, spend some extra money on more comfortable accommodation. Pirwa Hostel had no seals on the doors or windows, making every room cold and draughty, including the common areas. The staff were very loud and their every word echoed throughout the floors. There was no hot water in... More

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Address: Tupac Inca Yupanqui 103, Aguas Calientes, Peru
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Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Sacred Valley > Aguas Calientes
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
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Ranked #10 of 24 Specialty lodging in Aguas Calientes
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Hotel Class:2 star — Pirwa Hostel Machu Picchu 2*
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