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Av. Garcilazo de la Vega 1588, Lima, Peru

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1050 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 84%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

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Beautiful building, great location, and friendly staffs.


Really loved it here! Such a beautiful building and really good value for money though the breakfast is very very average


The house itself is really beautiful, the staff offers a lot of activities and most of the interesting sights are within walking distance. But because the hostel is so central it is always loud, also at night. The free breakfast is okay, nothing special. And the area in general is supposed to be not that safe. The Bathrooms are okay as well, not that clean and it can happen that there are days where water is not available at all for hours.


I am really satisfied about this hostel. I had never give a hostel the highest score, but this one earns it!


Beautiful hostel, easy to meet others and lots of fun activities. Hot water is always not enough for my shower. No laundry service and the travel agency quoted a ridiculous price of usd40 for pachacamac day tour. I don't recommend this hostel if all you want is a good night sleep because some people check in late at 1-2am, turn on the light and talk loudly.


It was ok. The staff could be more friendly.


Great location for central of the city They offer a free walking guild tour which was great PS need to pay bill by Cash

  • 4th Nov 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


This place was one of the better hostels I've stayed at in a while. Everything was great about it. It's definitely worth staying here to see central Lima rather than being out in the Miraflores area.


Really nice, clean and friendly hostel. Comfortable beds and good showers.


The place is like a mansion. It's really nice. Too bad the receptionist refused to turn the light on at 4:45am because the Peru Hop was going to pick me up at 5:50 so I was in the lobby. He said lights can only be turned on at 5am. That's stupid! Also, he was sleeping and snoring since 4:30am I went to the lobby. This so called 24 hours receptionist.

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Hello. We are sorry for what you experienced with the recepcionist that night. They know they should turn on the light when asked. We will talk to him and make sure this will not happen again. Thanks for your stay and your comment.


Staff is very helpful and knows everything about the City. The beds are very comfy! Its very clean and the showers are hot! Best Pisco-Sours I had on my trip through Peru- for reasonable prices. Its a great place to meet people.


Very good deal for money. People are friendly and helpful. They clean as often as they can. Only problem was the travel agency inside. If you wanna go to Paracas, don't use it. They are way too expensive compare to the tours that local agency offer.


Amazing hostel, one of the best Plush inside And above the rest Great staff, Lovely and kind Lost in lisbon? They will find Posh floors Marble too How is this so cheap Stay, youll do pool, table soccer, booze The bar is sweet Great hospitality And people you'll meet So anyway, Go there! It's at least worth a stay You'll have a ball And sad to leave you may


Guys don t go to Miraflores or other ffancy neighbourhoods...I have been in 3 diferent hostels in Lima and you should definitely go to the center where you can see the real lima (I didn t feel it dangerous at all)!


Great hostel with awesome offers for backpackers! Learned to make my own Ceviche and saw Lima through the eyes of a local during the free walking tour! All English speaking staff, in-house travel agency and an ATM in a secure place. Definitely recommended! Ohh, and, delicious pisco sours! :)


hostel staff were helpful, however the bar staff were not as helpful. the happy hour is not quite a 2 for 1, you just get a slightly bigger glass! kitchen was small but adequate


nice hostel! just have musty smell a little in the room though. staff are very kind. speak english very well. good location. near bus terminal as civa, flores. and you walk to old city just 15 min. also take a cit bus to miraflores near the hostel.


Stayed here for 4 nights. This historic building is a great experience to stay at. The friendly staff was the cherry on top, they told us local bus schedules, how to book long distance buses, and info about different events in the city. Bathrooms were clean. No hot water but that is expected in Peru. I would recommend the free walking tour that they provide. Will be staying there on our way back through Lima. Travelled October 2015, as couple.


Welcoming staff, and very helpful, they take time to answer all the questions. The hostel is close from the center which is pleasant. The wifi is so so, and we didn't like the fact that we couldn't put our clothes and towels inside of the shower. The hostel in general is fine.


Fantastic service! There is a bar that teaches you to make your own Pisco Sour or Ceviche. The meal of the day is delicious too! The walking tour is a must! You will meet a great crowd of travellers. It has a nice atmosphere and decor.

  • 1st Oct 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)

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