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Cusco, Peru
Reviewed 19 May 2014 via mobile

I love this hostel. I visit Cusco at least once a month and this is the first hostel I've been to where the rooms are not freezing at night. This is a huge plus as Cusco is a cold place at night and catching a cold is way too easy here. The staff are helpful and the hostel is spotless....

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 18 May 2014 via mobile

I stayed three night one in a matrimonial with shared bathrooms and two in one with a private bathrooms , all were very clean and had confortable beds. Building was old, but remember it is a colonial building what let us give a discount. Breakfast wasnt that great but juice was good. Very helpfull staff stuff, able to reply most...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 May 2014

Crappy tiny kitchen, loud music from 8am. Even though I was ill, I was hassled to check out before the ridiculously early check out. Staff had to be persuaded to share basic local information. At least they didn't loose any of my washing. There are better options in Cusco, but not the versed Ecopackers. It costs double and service is...

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Reviewed 28 April 2014

We stayed at this hostel the staff was very helpful and they even had a surprise party for my wife , the rooms are nice and clean and the drinks and food at the bar are cheap and good we really enjoyed this place situated a few blocks from the main square if you are goin to stay this place...

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Reviewed 26 April 2014 via mobile

Nice hot showers and decent beds, but after a hard day of sighting all I really want is a drink, the bar offers a pour range, but the hardest part is to actually find any of the staff to get a drink, It's 6pm and still no sign of anyone, I'll be taking my thirst else where.

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Reviewed 18 April 2014

I stay two times at my 8 month trevel in the Pirwa Hostal and i think its amasing for low budget! Cool and friendly Persons, very chilled Hostal and move quickly at the plasa de arma (walking 3min) for party or eat/drink something. The Hostel is very big with many options to rest a bit from. The Bar is special...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 10 April 2014

A good find in many ways and definitely recommend it for groups or solos; you can party with old friends, make some new ones, or find some good down time to relax. Good location near the center of town and within walking distance to many of the city's attractions, including the famous San Pedro market. It is a quiet hostel...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2014

I really enjoyed my stay at Pirwa (Plaza San Francisco, Cusco)...and stayed there on and off for over 2 wks. The place is in a great building, the bed were really comfortable - the private rooms were lovely (though didnt have windows) and the dorms were v comfortable. I actually slept better in the dorms...though I did have it all...

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Monterrey, Mexico
Reviewed 14 January 2014 via mobile

Awesome hostel, people friendly and nice environment, great value for low budget. Free breakfast, it has a bar and lounge inside with good local food, a pool table and some ping pong tables, need anything else?!! I don't think so, it's just in front of the plaza San Francisco

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 September 2013

+ This hostel is nearby the main plaza The beds are good The bathrooms/toilets are always clean The staff is very friendly/helpful and give you a welcome feeling (except the man in the night) Nice music in the common area Video / Pool / Pingpong facilities Super cute cat! - The breakfast that is included isn't that good (dry bread,...

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pirwa Hostels is a budget hostel chain offering economical lodging in private rooms and shared dormitories, in locations throughout Peru and Bolivia. Pirwa Colonial Hostel is located in Plaza San Francisco, two blocks from the main square of Cusco, Peru. It boasts two interior patios, a TV and game lounge, bar, guest kitchen, and fast food stand. Services include a free continental breakfast, internet + wi-fi, luggage storage, hot water 24/7. There are occasional activities and parties. Reception is on call 24/7 and there are security cameras within and without. There's also security lockers in the shared dorms for your backpacks, and extra, smaller lockers outside of the rooms for any belongings you want to take special care with. There's also an information desk staffed by Pirwa Travel tour & transport specialists. Pirwa Colonial is a one-stop shop for backpackers! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pirwa Colonial Hostel

Address: Plaza San francisco 360, Cusco 000000, Peru
Region: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Price Range: $13 - $42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Pirwa Colonial Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 70
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“best value is the 8 bed dorm, there was never 8 people in this dorm”
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“What a great room, lots of space and comfort. Super breakfast. Cleanlyness good.”
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“The bathrooms are spacious and clean. The hostel has a Bar with Great Design and Atmosphere.”
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“the top floor might be less noisy than the bottom.”
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