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    Pirwa Colonial Hostel

    Plaza San francisco 360, Cusco 000000, Peru
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$33
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          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          I went to this place based on a good experience with Pirwa in another city. The only good thing about this hostel is its' location. Checking in should have been the clue - the two guys there had no idea what they were doing, even...More

          Thank BosleyAlderman
          Response from PirwaHostelsTeam, Director de Recepción at Pirwa Colonial HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

          Good morning Dear Bosley Alderman, Thanks for your comment, we checked our reservation system we do not have any reservation under your name. Please let us know if you maybe made your reservation under another name and the date that you stayed? Because we are...More

          Reviewed 9 January 2017

          I only stayed here for one night because I wasn't expecting to book a hostel in Cusco. (I was staying with a few locals for my first few days) Because of that, I was unable to really do my full on research that I usually...More

          Thank wheredazegoes
          Response from PirwaHostelsTeam, Manager at Pirwa Colonial HostelResponded 10 January 2017

          Good afternoon. Thank you very much for your review about your recent stay at Pirwa Colonial hostel. Your opinion is very important for us because it help us to improve. We are very grateful for your nice comments about the staff, and also your comments...More

          Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

          Pirwa is one of the cheaper hostels in the area and it shows. The place somehow won an award in 2009, and it looks like they've stopped maintaining the property since. First, The beds are incredibly uncomfortable. Imagine what the inside of a mattress looks...More

          Thank brightkt
          Response from PirwaHostelsTeam, Manager at Pirwa Colonial HostelResponded 10 January 2017

          Dear guest, thank you for taking time to leave us a review for Pirwa Colonial. We are very sorry that you were unsatisfied with your stay, although it's nice to know that you highlighted that we are cheap hostel. Actually the hostel do not offer...More

          Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

          Initially I approached the hostel to see if I could transfer the deposit I paid at another location which I was unable to fulfill. Although the deposit was not refundable or transferable (as expected) a discount was kindly offered. The private room rate is reasonable,...More

          1  Thank Kiwi_Daniel
          Response from Fernando P, Gerente at Pirwa Colonial HostelResponded 19 November 2016

          Good morning Daniel, and thank you for leaving a review for Pirwa Colonial. We're happy that overall you were ok with service in the hostel despite you were disappointed at some points. Last week, we did maintenance to the room walls and it is possible...More

          Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

          Pirwa is perfectly located on Plaza San Francisco. The location is slightly quieter than the Plaza de Armas, but is within easy walking distance to the central plaza and the surrounding artesian markets. Pirwa is a quieter hostel, but there is still a small social...More

          1  Thank chmperez
          Response from Fernando P, Gerente at Pirwa Colonial HostelResponded 19 November 2016

          Good morning, and thank you so much for your review. We're happy that you were pleased with service and the location of Pirwa hostel Colonial. We always try to do our best in order that our guests feel comfortable during their stay. The thick walls...More

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          • Free Internet
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          • Breakfast included
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          • Breakfast included
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          • US$13 - US$37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • 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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