Pirwa Hostel Arequipa

Address: Dean Valdivia 238, Arequipa, 040101, Peru | 2 star hostel
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This 2 star hostel, located on Dean Valdivia 238, Arequipa, is near The Cathedral of Arequipa, La Compañia and cloisters, San Francisco Plaza, Church and Monestery, and La Iberica Chocolate Shop.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsPirwa Hostel Arequipa

    Reviewed by nickandnicole

    Nice place

    Reviewed May 22, 2015
    by (5 reviews) Phoenix and Prescott Arizona , United States Flag of United States

    Nice rooms and hot showers with a great central location.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Pirwa Hostel Arequipa

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

    Travel Blogs from Arequipa

    Last full day

    A travel blog entry by nickandnicole on May 22, 2015

    6 photos

    Our last full day started with us finally sleeping in on our vacation. We all rolled out of bed around 8am and then heading to the roof of our hostel for some breakfast. We then toured the San Francisco Plaza Cathedral. Inside they had amazing Catholic liturgical objects, several encrusted with millions of dollars worth of diamonds and emeralds. …


    A travel blog entry by nickandnicole on May 21, 2015

    3 photos

    We bused to Arequipa this morning. There is an active Volcano we occationally saw spewing ash. Nicole is drawn to volcanos but we would not be getting close to this one. Approaching the city it was incredibly dusty and none of us were excited to be here. However, after entering the city center and visiting the main plaza it was incredibly beautiful …

    Keeping it Cultural in Arequipa

    A travel blog entry by samandmegan on Jul 22, 2014

    2 comments, 7 photos

    ... for the next day (yawn) but then went to the Monasterio de Santa Catalina, which is a convent founded in 1580 for rich Spanish nuns. It's the size of a small town and was really interesting and atmospheric, particularly as the sun was going down and the rooms were lit by candlelight. After that, we went for dinner at Zig Zag, a really good example of the strong culinary tradition in Peru, with a (hugely impractical) staircase designed by Gustav ...

    This Kindle Fire is muerto

    A travel blog entry by lyndsey-martin on May 06, 2014

    80 photos

    ... too. We had the joy of another excellent hostel, Villa Melgar, another family-run, spotless place.

    Our first day, Wednesday, was a day for exploring the city. Arequipa is a beautiful city, called the "White City", originally for the reason that the city centre was off-limits for local (brown-faced) Quechua and Aymara people, and only populated by white Europeans. Now it is known as the White City for better reasons: that the city has a large ...

    Taking on the Colca Canyon Trek

    A travel blog entry by ittakestwo on Jan 17, 2014

    2 comments, 76 photos

    ... bottom we were met by a huge bridge over a furious river curtting through the Canyon. We had a few moments to rest... Our legs were alredy on fire and it wsnt even half way. David, our guide was about 56 and probably weighed about 11 stone. All the way down he bounded ahead of everyone.

    When we crossed over we were nearly at the villlage David grew up in. Twenty minutes more until lunch, thank the lord! The scenery changed from baron to quite lushious greenery. ...