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Reviews of Pirwa Backpacker Familiar

Hostel | Calle Carmen Alto, no 283, San Blas, Cusco, Peru 000

76.7% Overall Rating

122 out of 144 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (08/10/2013)

Diana Mikova thinks…

"Room is clean, there is a nice garden with chairs and swings to hang out. Location is good in San Blas and next door is the best crepe place ever! Hoste held on to our things while we did our trek no…"

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Facilities

  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 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

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76.7%

Overall Rating

122 out of 144 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Pirwa Backpacker Familiar'

Atmosphere
64.8%
Location
90.4%
Facilities
61.6%
Cleanliness
76.0%
Staff
80.8%
Value
80.8%
Safety
82.4%
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54.3%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 40%

ayumi kaneshiro

02 February 2009

Liked: close to hot spring.

Disliked: ayumi left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

12 January 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: q

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

kimberley white

10 January 2009 kimberley would recommend this property

Liked: they held our baggage for us while we went on a tour for a night and let us shower and hang out when we came back until our overnight bus came

Disliked: kimberley left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Melissa Cameron

27 December 2008 Melissa would recommend this property

Liked: This hostel had a great atmosphere with extremely friendly staff who were willing to help with any of your needs. Free internet and breakfast was wonderful!

Disliked: Melissa left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

26 December 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very chilled, clean and staff friendly-helpful.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

james jacobs

04 December 2008 james would recommend this property

Liked: location

Disliked: james left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

STEVEN LYNN

18 November 2008 STEVEN would recommend this property

Liked: THE LOCATION IS PERFECT, IN SAN BLAS AND EVERYTHING IS WITHIN PERFECT REACH FROM THE HOSTEL.

Disliked: STEVEN left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

18 November 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Pirwa was great. very very clean. good common areas including TV room, free internet and kitchen. plus its in the best area of cusco near the good restaurants and shops. go to pirwa if you want to meet people but not nexessarily party till 3am as its great for a few beers in the courtyard but won't rage like some other hostels.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Andrzej Zimny

26 October 2008 Andrzej would recommend this property

Liked: Very helpful and friendly staff always at hand if you had any questions or inquiries.

Disliked: Andrzej left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

21 October 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I liked the atmosphere and I loved the staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 40%

kerstin holzmueller

11 October 2008 kerstin would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were friendly although they spoke zero English. The place had mainly couples who were coming from or going somewhere which meant that it was just a place to rest your head really. If this is what you are after then that´s the place for you.

Disliked: kerstin left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Rebecca Hill

25 September 2008

Liked: Communial courtyard and TV room are a great place to relax and meet other travellers. Staff were very friendly and even remembered my name.

Disliked: Rebecca left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

10 July 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great location, calm, good facilities (although the shower is not always working...), and friendlyness of the staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

27 June 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Hot water and a nice big tv

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Sara Luco

27 June 2008 Sara would recommend this property

Liked: Las empleadas amables, siempre dispuestas a ayudarte.

Disliked: Sara left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

James Terrell

24 June 2008 James would recommend this property

Liked: Not a party place, but superb location (beautiful San Blas above the Plaza de Armas). Hot water (at least in the mornings)! Very pleasant place, we´d stay there again.

Disliked: James left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

08 June 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location, friendliness of staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

03 June 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very quiet, first good night´s sleep we´ve had in Peru! Good value too.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Julian Diaz

31 May 2008 Julian would recommend this property

Liked: Good service from people

Disliked: Julian left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Felicity Butcher

31 May 2008 Felicity would recommend this property

Liked: Good place to stay, staff are lovely, very welcoming. Breakfast is average to poor however.

Disliked: Felicity left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Sunil Tellis

22 May 2008 Sunil would recommend this property

Liked: internet, rooms, atmosphere

Disliked: Sunil left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Mike Freeman

14 May 2008 Mike would recommend this property

Liked: Good location, friendly staff, cheap and sociable!

Disliked: Mike left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

06 May 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great location & helpful staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

27 April 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great showers, small dorms.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

15 April 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was great. An oversight on our part was the hostel doesn't have heat in the rooms and the rooms tend to be cold.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.


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