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Pirwa Backpackers Colonial

Hostel | Plaza San Francisco, no 360, Cusco, Peru 000

81.3% Overall Rating

99 out of 109 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (12/01/2015)

Raquel Castro thinks…

"Tudo, mas principalmente como os banjeitos eram limpos e cheirosos e como a ducha quente era realmente quente. Staff muito amigável também"

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Laundry service
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 8.00

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 3 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 11:00
Latest Check-out: 10:30

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Cusco?

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You´ll find Pirwa Colonial Backpackers Hostel ideally located just two blocks from Cusco’s Main Square- with bar, fast-food stand, billiards, ping-pong, darts, movie lounge, and more, stop by and see all that Pirwa Colonial Backpackers has to offer! Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

10 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Continental breakfast included

8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Continental breakfast included

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Continental breakfast included

13 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Double (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

Double (Private bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

About Pirwa Backpackers Colonial

You´ll find Pirwa Colonial Backpackers Hostel ideally located just two blocks from Cusco’s Main Square in walking distance from quality markets, restaurants, and cafes, as well as fascinating monuments and museums for the daytime and lively clubs and bars for the night.

It was a 16th century colonial home owned by the niece of Conquistador Francisco Pizarro (the mestizo daughter of Pizarro`s brother and a woman offered by Huayna Capac as part of a payment intended to keep the Spanish from sacking Cusco) but has gone through many permutations over the centuries.

Now it’s a backpackers` community facilitating cultural interchange between intrepid travelers from all over the world. With a variety social areas including an open-air courtyard with BBQ grill, a TV and movie lounge with pool and ping pong tables, dartboards, an in-house bar and fast food stand, you`ll find plenty of opportunities to mingle, relax, and trade travel tales.

Start the day with a continental breakfast complete with an unbeatable view of the plaza, ornate San Francisco Cathedral, and the mountains in the background. The hostel also boasts an in-house travel counter, security lockers, self-catering kitchen, 24-hour reception, and free wi-fi and computers for your use.

Accommodation Information

Pirwa Colonial offers shared dorms for 4-12 people (for those of you staying in the shared dormitories, Pirwa Colonial Backpackers has many shared bathroom facilities) as well as private rooms with double beds and the option of private bathrooms. Every room provides comfortable beds and 24hr hot water to ensure a relaxing stay.

Location Information

Pirwa Colonial Backpackers is located just two blocks from Cusco's main square, at Plaza San Francisco #360.

If you would like to arrange a pickup from the Cusco airport or bus terminal, please send your arrival details to reservations department at the same email from which you received your confirmation.

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