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The Point Lima

  • Malecon Junin 300, Barranco, Lima, Peru
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  • Value For Money 7.9
  • Security 8.4
  • Location 8.8
  • Staff 8.3
  • Atmosphere 7.8
  • Cleanliness 6.6
  • Facilities 7.4

Property Description

The Point Lima was opened in 2002, as the first real backpacker hostel in Peru. The Point is located in a beautiful colonial mansion in the heart of Barranco, one of Lima’s most vibrant districts. Tucked away on a quiet side street and facing the ocean, we’re only a few blocks from the Barranco plaza: with dozens of shops, restaurants, bars, clubs, and other attractions. Inside the hostel, you’ll find our friendly (English speaking) staff to be some of the best in Peru. We can book attractions for you directly from the front desk, including paragliding, sand boarding, surfing lessons, walking tours, and more. We’re also happy to assist you with purchasing bus tickets or arranging airport transportation once you’re ready to continue on your journey... though we won't be surprised if you don't want to leave!

During the day, our TV room and courtyard provide great places to unwind and hang out with new friends, or maybe use our blazing fast WiFi to Skype with people you haven’t seen in a while. Our restaurant, the FooKing Kitchen, is open from 8am to 10pm every day, and serves a variety of Peruvian dishes as well as traditional bar food.

At night, drop by the PointLess Bar to check out the drink specials of the day, and maybe play a few rounds of Beer Pong or Killer Pool (yes, our pool table is flat). When the bar closes at 1am, our famous nightlife guide Edwin will take you out to a different club every night, where you’ll get free entry and no waiting in lines as you experience the best of Lima’s nightlife.

Our amenities include:

- Hot showers 24/7 with excellent water pressure
- Free club entry every night
- Free breakfast: 8am - 11am
- Fast Wi Fi Internet
- Clean and comfortable beds
- TV room with cable TV and thousands of DVDs
- Pool table (yes its level!)
- Ping pong
- Fussball
- Garden with hammocks
- Book Exchange
- Lively bar open till 1am every night and WEEKLY PARTY
- Restaurant (8am to 10pm)
- 24 hour reception and security
- Major credit cards accepted
- Lockers with charging stations
- Airport pickup and dropoff
- Free walking tours of Lima
- On-site bike rental
- Laundry service
- Travel centre (buy bus tickets without getting ripped off- we take no commission)
- Local staff and Backpakers working (pretentious or arrogant hostel staff not allowed!)


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  • Value For Money 7.9
  • Security 8.4
  • Location 8.8
  • Staff 8.3
  • Atmosphere 7.8
  • Cleanliness 6.6
  • Facilities 7.4
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The Point Lima Located at Malecon Junin 300, Barranco, Lima.
The Point Lima
Peru
Lima Malecon Junin 300, Barranco
79% 491
-12.1471653 -77.0234298
The Point Lima
    Rooms available 9 Bed Mixed Dorm 4 Bed Mixed Dorm 6 Bed Mixed Dorm Basic Double Bed Private Ensuite

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Wed 29 Jun 2016 - Sat 2 Jul 2016 Change

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Latest Review

" - The location was ok, however was not terrific. The staff were more or less ok, i was expecting to get some kind of orientation, which i did not receive. Security: During my stay there was an incident, although nothing happened to me personally i was there while they were reviewing the cameras looking for the responsible of the incident. - Cleanliness: This for me was the worst aspect. I was in a private room and i couldn't feel comfortable there neither in the common places. "

- Anonymous
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Facilities

  • Free

    Free Breakfast Linen Included Free Parking Free City Maps Free WiFi Free Internet Access

  • General

    Security Lockers Common Room Bicycle Parking BBQ Book Exchange Hot Showers Cable TV Outdoor Terrace Parking Ceiling Fan Safe Deposit Box Steam Room

  • Services

    Internet Access Laundry Facilities Airport Transfers Bicycle Hire Luggage Storage 24 Hour Reception Tours/Travel Desk Currency Exchange 24 Hour Security Housekeeping

  • Food & Drink

    Restaurant Bar Meals Available Cafe

  • Entertainment

    DVD's Board Games Games Room Pool Table Foosball

Policies

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted No Curfew

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

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