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Pirwa Backpackers Colonial

San Francisco Square 360, Cusco, Peru, Distance from city centre: 0.4km

Rating: 85% from 17 reviews

  • 76%Atmosphere
  • 92%Staff
  • 87%Security
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 90%Location
  • 85%Value for money
  • 80%Facilities

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  • Great backpacker's hostel with plenty of everything. Don't be fooled by the small front, the hostel is huge with two courtyards inside. The hot water is a bit finicky, but once you get the hang of it the showers are quite nice.
  • 94%
  • 07 Feb 2015 Alison Canada
  • very nice hostel in a good location. spacious rooms, kitchen, baths and common areas were all clean. there is also a travel desk to book tours e.g. to Machu Piccu.
  • 80%
  • 25 Jan 2015 Anonymous Germany
  • The staff here are super friendly. Located nicely next to San Francisco plaza and close to many things. I do want to mention that the building is pretty open and can get very cold at night in the winter. Other than that it was a great hostel!
  • 94%
  • 17 Dec 2014 Anonymous USA
  • Overall great location. Nice living area/courtyard and upstairs bar area. Quiet atmosphere except for the loud music they occasionally play. Clean bathrooms and showers with hot water. The dorm style room we stayed in did not have a lock. Lockers in the room. Outlets in the courtyard and front desk, but only one outlet in our 6 person dorm room. The black cat would always try to sneak into our room.
  • 94%
  • 07 Nov 2014 Anonymous USA
  • Came back a week later and they remembered me. Good service and clean facilities. Chill atmosphere.
  • 94%
  • 02 Nov 2014 Anonymous USA
  • Flights got rescheduled and emailed the front desk about the change for the taxi. Unfortunately, the taxi did not show. Overall great location to markets and main square - not as congested as Plaza de Armas. Nice living area/courtyard and upstairs bar area. Decent breakfast with additional pay-for options. Clean bathrooms and showers with hot water. The dorm style room we stayed in did not have a lock. Lockers in the room. The room was warm at night and they had extra blankets on the beds.
  • 94%
  • 01 Nov 2014 Anonymous USA
  • Spent a few nights here in a 6 bed dorm. Had all the security essentials you need (big lockers in dorms, lockable charging boxes, front door buzzer), clean, comfortable, quiet, excellent location, probably the best value for money hostels we stayed at in Cusco and we stayed at a few. Has a kitchen, bar, included breakfast, movie/dvd room, pool table and ping pong table! We liked that it had a chilled atmosphere but was not a crazy party hostel so we could get some sleep too!
  • 89%
  • 02 Aug 2014 Anonymous Australia
  • Hot water was a rare thing.
  • 71%
  • 23 Jul 2014 Hannah England
  • I've stayed here before and not much has changed. It has a great staff and a friendly atmosphere. Highly recommend it.
  • 100%
  • 22 Jun 2014 Ricardo Zevallos Canada
  • Way too loud. Staff is nice but doesn't care about people who want to sleep at nights and join the parties and get way too drunk and start being very outrageous near the rooms.
  • 54%
  • 15 May 2014 michael USA
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