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Baden, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

It is s big, clean hostel that is very well located. St Francisco Plaza is on right on the door step, plaza de armas and market are only a short walk away. I found the beds extremly comfortable. i would say the most comfy beds I ever had in a hostel! eventhough there is bar I slept very well! Stuff...

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PirwaHostelsTeam, General Manager at Pirwa Colonial Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments about Pirwa Colonial Hostel. We're sorry that the staff didn't impress during your stay, because we aim to be better than average in that respect as well, but we're glad that you enjoyed your visit nonetheless, and that you liked the hostel overall. We hope that you'll keep us in mind during any subsequent visits to...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Overall this Hostel was good. Location: Right in the plaza and a great location. Close to everything (restaurants, bars, museums, and the market (which was awesome and i highly recommend). breakfast: meh.. nothing good to be had (not that i expected much from a 30$ hostel) Stale cereal, stale bread, and some tang. The tea was good, but it would...

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PirwaHostelsTeam, General Manager at Pirwa Colonial Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback concerning Pirwa Colonial. We're sorry to hear that you got sick during your visit to Cusco, but are happy to hear that you found the hostel to be good value for the price. The roofing over the interior patios takes a beating during the rainy season, but the leaks have been fixed now so that...

Reviewed 1 April 2015

This hostel is located on Plaza San Fransisco in Cusco - a lovely square within easy walking distance of the town centre, as well as plenty of bars, restaurants, museums and other attractions. The hostel itself has a great lay-out; it's huge and sprawls over two floors, with two central courtyards. It has a nice bar area where breakfast is...

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Reviewed 23 February 2015

A good option to stay for a couple days at Cusco.Good location just two blocks from the main square,,,theyve a confortable beds,rooms cleans coca tea at the bar the staff is very friendly (Yersin,Lisset,Yadira,etc.)..they have a bar with good and cheaps prices.. A good price,rooms cleans definitely I will come back ...you rock guys.......

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Reviewed 18 February 2015

My experience in Cuzco in Pirwa Hostels COLONIAL. We stayed on the first floor, suites room couples, our experience was pretty good. I found the Hostel very cool, with a BAR with LED TVS, with cool music, a TV area with lots of DVD's with cable TV, and a POOL and lots of fun around. Computers to access the Internet...

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Lima, Peru
Reviewed 17 February 2015

Well is hard to start with something good about these place the staff was extremely rude and everthing we as was not given or just say to crap to us in spanish after when we take a tour with their travel desk we got cheat several times and end paying much more ok we got the idea them but the...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 17 November 2014

I ended up staying here for 10 nights. The staff were friendly, helpful n nice. Rooms are clean too. Breakfast was good but it would be better if it's vary everyday. It's located at a very centre area. It would be better if there's someone working at the bar always, because it's hard to get a drink.

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Nice, France
Reviewed 14 November 2014

Im very happy with that i stayed at the Pirwa hostel at the san fransisco square. The location is great, the wifi as well, the computers are ok, and the breakfast is very standard as well. The staff however, the two girls working daytime have been helping me out so much, which im very grateful for. Booked for one night...

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Santiago
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Stayed in Pirwa San Francisco for the first time in January 2010 and came back a year after and in January 2013. Great location, a bit above average in price but totally worth it The hostels shared rooms are spacious as are the beds, lockers, bathrooms and public areas. Warm running water at any time, constant cleansing of bathrooms and...

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Corfu Town, Greece
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Great location, nice staff, showers are hot when it's not too busy but it's so noisy. Guests have to hang out downstairs by the reception because the bar, which has nice sofas and could be a nice hang out place, is really really loud. The music starts at 7.30 in the morning! Staff don't seem to notice that the the...

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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: $18 - $46 (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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