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Pirwa Hostel Machu Picchu

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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good29%
  • Average34%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
2 May 2017
“Good location ”
5 Sep 2017
“Great central location in Cusco”
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Free Parking
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 30 November 2014

Recently I stayed at Pirwa Hostel in Aguas Calientes in Peru, together with 3 my friends. Unfortunately, we had very bad experience, as we were robbed during the night while sleeping in the room. All our money was stolen. We tried to contact with manager,...More

6  Thank Zdenka_Zagreb
Reviewed 29 November 2014

we stayed there for only one night there wasnt hot water and one room smell so horrible that we couldnt get inside linen wasnt fresh as well.. thet gave us different room but still water wasnt really warm.. we skipped breakafast - had a sip...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2014

We got robbed in the same line of this hostel in Aguas Calientes, Pirwa Backapackers. Someone got into the room while we were sleeping and cash money from me and 3 other friends. Owner never came to face us or hear what happened, never show...More

1  Thank Fioredy
Response from Pirwa H, Gerente at Pirwa Hostel Machu PicchuResponded 4 December 2014

4 people traveling together, stayed alone in a 4-bed dorm, and alleged that while they slept, roughly US$1150 was taken from their collective backpacks, all left outside the security lockers. They didn’t wake, no one inside or out of the dorm noticed any intrusion, nor...More

Reviewed 20 November 2014

I booked online thinking this was more of a standard Hostal, but they only have a charmless backpacker facility in Aguascalientes anymore. We did have private room with bath, but it was kind of dingy. They wanted payment upon arrival and charged a premium for...More

1  Thank Ruth K
Reviewed 26 September 2014

Big let down for the money you pay, rather dirty and lots of flies in the kitchen, wouldn't recommend staying here. Didn't acknowledge our online deposit either. Staff were not very helpful and wifi is terrible.

1  Thank paulmccaskey
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"The location was great to since it was my first time in Machu Picchu (Aguas Calientes)."
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"The breakfast was at 4h30 in the morning, perfect for those who will go up to sunrise at Machu Picchu."
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"Just don't stay here."
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"Great location"
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