We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Pirwa Backpackers Hostal

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Lima
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Pirwa Backpackers Hostal
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

29 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 17: English reviews
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Nice clean rooms with comfy beds. Staff are really nice and helpful. Theres a communal lounge area if needed and generally it's a nice place to stay. Hot showers and wifi was good in the room. It was maybe 10 minute walk to the park.

1Thank Mark V
San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 8 June 2016

we just came back from our trip from Peru , i must say i love this hostel , breakfast can be improved but the rooms where clean the atention amazing and the vibe is peaceful , its located a walking distance of restaurants shopping markets and there are several small grocery stores nearby . totally recomended Hace poco regresamos de...

1Thank xandreinax
Milton, Canada
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I highly recommend staying in this hotel! The security is great, the staff is friendly and helpful. My fiance and I stayed in the private room on the top floor with the private patio. It was perfect for an evening with some wine! The location is great to easily walk to the Inka Markets and the nearby restaurants. A+++

1Thank Darryl S
Southport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Having stayed with this chain in La Paz and found the place pretty decent, this branch was not so great. Pros: The seemingly only member of staff was very helpful and friendly. The lockers in the rooms are a decent size. Cons: The rooms are pokey, with sheets seemingly made of plastic and wobbly beds. The bathroom is small and...

Thank Ibo88
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 2 October 2014 via mobile

I was a solo traveller. I joined they tour though the internet. It costed ~USD $300. But the service was really unbelievablye worse. 1St, the tour in cuzco to visit the agriculture system I book locapick me to their B&B hostel. lly- the tour is good, but the drop-off service really like dump you off somewhere in cuzco and the...

Thank potterhhk
Lima, Peru
Reviewed 29 April 2014 via mobile

Clean, safe and friendly. The staff are beyond wonderful, helpful and constantly cheery! Decent breakfast, good location, quiet and homey. Overall a great place to stay!! It's a simple bus ride to the centre of town and there's a dozen huge markets around for souvenirs at good prices (also a large supermarket close by so you can cook in the...

1Thank vnimmo
Reviewed 22 May 2013

Located close to the shoreline mall. Friendly, English speaking personal. A good working WiFi. And a rich breakfast. Well, I am a backpacker, using hostels all over. Have seen places more worth. Personal tries hard to keep this place clean.

1Thank wowiri
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 17 December 2012

Dirty, unclean washroom and we were robbed from our private room, is there any more needed to be said? This happened after the front desk insisted we needed to "return the key for safekeeping" when we went out. Upon letting them know, they pretty much just shrugged their shoulders, and didn't bother looking at their video camera footage or questioning...

7Thank Eric R
Reviewed 3 December 2012

The staff are so indifferent and unhelpful. They do not care about any of the needs or requests of the guests. A toilet seat would be nice. Some soap in the bathroom, maybe some toilet paper once in a while or paper towel at the very least, even a week old newspaper. It is dark and dank with a 'tidy'...

6Thank thyme2Ctheworld
Reviewed 25 November 2012

Nobody speaks any English, they rely on the computer and Google translate to get anything accomplished. It is dark and dirty. The bathrooms had no soap or paper, and the ladies room had no toilet seat. However, the real reason we HATE this place is, not two hours after check in we were robbed, out of our private room. The...

7Thank wmrtravels

4 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (4)
Room/Suite (2)
Other (2)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Lima hotels
Miraflores Inn
Miraflores Inn
#66 of 227 in Lima
207 reviews
Gran Hotel
#188 of 227 in Lima
33 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Hotel Paris Lima
#80 of 227 in Lima
82 reviews
Hotel Residencial Alfa
#107 of 227 in Lima
17 reviews
La Casa del Viajero
#126 of 227 in Lima
14 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Pirwa Backpackers Hostal

Address: Coronel Inclan Street n_ 494, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
Region: Peru > Lima Region > Lima > Miraflores
Price Range: €17 - €19 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 174
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Pirwa Backpackers Hostal staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Pirwa Backpackers Hostal staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“rooms upstair are better”
 of 5 bubbles xandreinax, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Private room with Private patio!!!”
  • Private Patio
  • Wine on the Private Patio
 of 5 bubbles 523darryls, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Go somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles thyme2Ctheworld, 3 Dec 2012 | Read review
“Avoid! Stay away! Horrible! No security!”
 of 5 bubbles wmrtravels, 25 Nov 2012 | Read review
4 of 4