1900 Backpackers Hostel Reviews
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Staff are clumsy, beds are not comfortable, nobody at the bar during the day so it's hard to get a bottle of water, rock show on across the road which can be heard throughout the whole hostel, I would never come back
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
Not nearly as swanky as the hostel's promotional video makes out but still a nice place, well laid out with lots of original colonial features. Only issue was that the door to our room was not very secure, one firm push and it would open. Staff were very helpful.
Great location in Central Lima, and great value for your money overall. Comfy beds, overall fairly clean, interesting architectural details, awesome staff.
great location, VERY helpful and friendly staff, breakfast was ok, the room could have had a little more furnishing - no wastepaper basket, no shelf, not even one hook to hang something...
to stay in Lima central I think it is agood choice, the rooms are a liitle bit cold and you have to share the facilities with the other backpackers, no extra bathrooms, but there are clean and mostly you get hot water
The building is splendid. Big separate bathrooms for women and men are clean but there was a bit dust in our room. Pretty basic breakfast. Helpful staff.
It's in a great location. The building is beautiful... They have retained lots of features. However, with that it was dusty. The staff were helpful.
Good hostel for the money. Near the old town, very helpful.
- Novice Nomad
- All Female Group, 18-24
- (1 review)
This is our "staple" hostel while traveling the country. The staff is AMAZING, they make you feel at home and do everything they can to make you feel comfortable. It's a fun atmosphere for young travelers but also quiet for those who want to sleep! We have stayed there 2 times now and have just booked or 3rd stay this trip! HIGHLY RECOMMEND this hostel:)
hostel is in a beautiful building. The bar on site is nice but it gets super noisy if you are planning to sleep before midnight. The staff experience is very mixed, the guy from Luxembourg is fantastic and had so many great tips. The girl was super grumpy bordering on rude most of the time.
At the reception Mr. Julian and Ms. Mariana were super helping hands, courteous and accommodating.. The cleaning boys were quiet but efficient and non -intrusive., cleaned the bathrooms throughout the day.
1900 Backpackers is the ideal hostel to start of your South American trip. Its close to the city centre and just a short bus ride from Miraflores and Barranco. They also offer travel help to book buses and day trips to the rest of Peru. The bar was great and the people behind it even better. They do have a sister hostel in Cusco and offer discount for anyone who plans to stay in both. This place is great if you are looking to find your feet before exploring the rest of the country/continent.
Very nice inside the hostel. Was a renovated mansion. For the price really nice place. Good bar area as well with happy hour specials and pool/foosball and sound system open to anyone. Shared bathrooms very clean and nice hot showers. Free breakfast pretty basic but still something to get u going for day
If you want to stay in Lima, but don't want to stay in Miraflores, this is a good option. Lima centro is certainly more local and less touristy than Miraflores.
This hostel is very conveniently located in the downtown Lima, very close to all of the main attractions around central Lima. Staff was very friendly and accommodating, especially Mariana, Julian and the manager. Loved the architecture of the hostel as it was built just before 1900, hence the name. It was majestic to stay in such an historic building in a historic town. A basic breakfast was provided.
Great staff and location. Would defiantly go back again!
The hostel looks very nice. It is an old building with tall roofs. The breakfast was too small but the staff nice.
Nice place, nice people, breakfast until 11am, and very helpful staff (thanks for everything Julien, nice meeting you!)