Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

This property has a 2 week cancellation policy for groups.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Additional Terms and Conditions

In order to confirm group reservations, the hostel requires a minimum deposit of 50%. After the initial 10% deposit is made through hostelworld, Pirwa Hostels will contact you via email in order to provide payment information for the remainder due.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School. If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Pirwa Backpackers Colonial

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Pirwa Colonial Hostels has locations throughout Peru and Bolivia, in Lima, Cusco, Puno, Nazca, Arequipa, Machu Picchu, and La Paz. We're a hostel chain with years of experience that was born right here in Cusco!

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

This 16th century colonial home was once owned by the niece of Conquistador Francisco Pizarro. Now, it's a backpacker's community facilitating cultural interchange between travelers from all over the world!

With social areas including an inner patio with BBQ grill, TV & Game Lounge with pool, ping pong tables and dartboards, bar, and restaurant, you'll find plenty of opportunities to mingle, relax, and trade travel tales.

We have our own agency, with an information counter in the hostel, which has been operating tours throughout Peru and Bolivia for years, making Pirwa Colonial a one-stop shop!

Pirwa Colonial offers shared dorms for 4-12 people and private double rooms with the option of private bathrooms, each with comfortable beds and 24 hr hot water to ensure you have a relaxing stay.

Included Services: Continental Breakfast, Computer Access + Wi-Fi, Luggage Storage, Security Lockers

Available at Additional Cost: Pickup Service, Tours and Transport, Same-Day Laundry Service, Pizzeria, Medical Service View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.8

  • Security 8.2

  • Location 9.5

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 8.0

  • Cleanliness 8.5

  • Facilities 8.6

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    15 Mar 2020
    Staff was very friendly, and spoke English well which made up for our inadequate Spanish. Hostel was made of beautiful architecture with plants hanging off balconies and around staircases.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 10.0


    28 Aug 2019
    Super area, but they were some group of people really NOISY, EVERYDAY starting at 5 am.
    France, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    20 May 2019
    Close to city center. Clean. Quiet. The staff was very helpful. Hot water for the showers
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    31 Dec 2019
    It was a great stay, very clean and nice hostel. Thanks to all staff at Pirwa Colonial
    Peru, Male, 41+
  • 9.1


    10 Sep 2019
    Excellent place to stay! Not luxury, but comfy enough, excellent location, and safe! Staff friendly and helpful
    Colombia, Female, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    03 Feb 2020
    Very very very kindly staff , but i can't use wifi in the room and really freezing
    South Korea, Male, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    03 May 2019
    Place has a nice vibe, but the WiFi is inconsistent and does not work in the rooms. The breakfast is basic compared to other places I've stayed. They don't provide eggs. And the showers are only warm for about 2 minutes before they become frigid. They also have a kitten running around, which would've been fine except for the fact that my traveling companion is very allergic.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 4.0


    02 Mar 2020
    Security here is an issue. I returned with my group after a day-trip to find that the lock for our door had the master key left inside it. Somebody had been in our room while we were gone, and they forgot to take the key out of the lock when they left. The front desk did not see this as a security problem. Only a minor "accident" which wasn't a big deal because "there are only five guests in the hostel." Also, the atmosphere is dead and the bathrooms are dirty. The location is good.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 3.4


    02 Oct 2019
    I don’t recommend this hostel. It’s untidy and unclean. We had hair in our bed, a tampon string on the floor in the bathroom and a used bandaid still on the floor near the bin in our room. The hot water lasts 30 seconds as the hot water system only holds about 10 litres. There is no atmosphere, there were only 2 other people we saw. We found it very strange they decided to paint the floor of the hostel in the morning we checked out. We couldn’t leave our room without getting paint on our shoes
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 2.9


    20 Apr 2019
    The state of the bathroom was awful. No toilet roll, no soap, no hand towels, some didn’t flush, some had no seats, one bathroom was flooded while I was there. The kitchen was ridiculously unhygienic, there were bits of food in the sink, under the sink, on the countertops, the corners were caked in sludge and there were no utensils, just a lot of bowls. There was only one plug socket for 10 people in our room which sparked when you used it. The whole place stank of cigarette smoke and urine.
    England, Female, 18-24
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Hot Showers
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi