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Hostal Merlin

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived at Hostal Merlin we felt like we were home. John greeted us with much warmth and continued to do so throughout our stay. Our room was very comfortable and the use of the kitchen was also very handy. I would definately send any friends or family heading to Punta Hermosa In Hostal merlins direction.

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Lima, Peru
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The Hostel is located in the center of punto hermosa, just 2 minutes from the beach away. It is a really relaxed hostel with a fully equiped kitchen, nice bathrooms and the wifi is really fast. The owner is really nice and he will give you a surfboard or umbrella when you need one. I would totally stay again in...

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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Had a really great time here. Johns really helpful showing you around and if you have any questions about where to eat, what beaches to go to, and where all the surf breaks are. The rooms and beds are nice with full kitchen and bathrooms. The house is centrally located in the town so getting everywhere is really easy and...

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Thank Jakob M
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I staid there for a week, and had a very nice stay thanks to Johnny's advices. He knows well about the best place to eat,( good and cheap ) and will help you to find the best places to surf or to visit in the area. Moreover, the hostel is really cosy and really chill, and very clean. You'll be...

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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here 3 nights, to relax after some crowded days in Lima. We had a comfortable private room and bathroom. John, the owner, was friendly and showed us around on our first day. The hostel is a 5' walk away from the beach, where there are great waves to surf. We totally enjoyed our stay in Punta Hermosa. Greets...

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Reviewed 10 October 2016

We initially booked 4 nights at Hostal Merlin, but extended our stay by a couple nights as there were more quality waves to discover nearby. We had a great time at Juan's (Johnny) who makes you feel like home in no time. There's everything you need in the house and the surroundings, and you'll get great tips and stories from...

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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I'm an older surfer from Hawaii and I came to Hostel Merlin because it's located in Punta Hermosa-famous for its high density of great waves. I was very pleased with Hostel Merlin. It is not a fancy place, but the rooms are nice, it's quiet at night, and the beds comfortable. I had a room to myself, but I think...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Arrived and were made to feel welcome. Gave us a tour of the town. Showed us good surf spots, market and restaurants etc. Very friendly man. The hostel was more of a home. Very comfortable and let us use the kitchen. Definitely the best place to stay in punta hermosa

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Hostal Merlin for two nights in september after backpacking in Peru and Bolivia. A great place for surfing and Juan gave us a tour showing us shops, restaurants, surf shops where we could hire boards and took us along the beaches to see the best spots for waves. The house was clean, comfortable, a kitchen to make breakfast...

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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed 4 days at Hostal Merlin and it was a real pleasure. Juan, the owner, gave me a tour of the town and the surf spots , and he was helpful whenever I needed anything (directions, tips for restaurants, etc). The room and common area are very comfortable, and I had great privacy. The cable and wifi work fine....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostal Merlin more than a hostal is a lodge. That means that in more of your room with its own bathroom, you have free access to all the area of a normal house that we prefer to named home. We take care about the privacy and relax of guests allowing no more than ten passangers together or even less. We avoid crowd working at 80%, but all year long.We provide all just arriving friends a welcome tour of the district, knowing basic daily places such markets, stores, banking machines, drugstores, beaches, etc. So they can to do their own routine as his wish.We provide guide and assistance in suggest restaurants, surfshops, transportation, banks surfing etc when is required. Our bilingual experience is also useful to better both way communication with local people. Welcome...!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Merlin

Address: Jiron Pimental 131 | Esquina con Avda, Punta Hermosa, Peru
Region: Peru > Lima Region > Punta Hermosa
Price Range: $18 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hostal Merlin 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“wifi was great compared to most of the places we stayed in Peru.”
DidiTaylor, 6 Sep 2015 | Read review
“There is a room with a small shower and bathroom it was okay, the shower was a bit slow but it did the job. There is a bathroom with a shower in the hall way (it might have better pressure, didnt check) but no matter what room you choose it will be fine.”
Doinasaur, 24 Oct 2014 | Read review
“I would choose a room with a bathroom, but that is always my preference. If you get the room without the bathroom, the shared bathroom is just in the hall.”
KathrynP_12, 15 Jan 2014 | Read review
“We booked the "Suite matrimonial", so I cannot comment on the other rooms. When we first entered it seemed a little small, since the room is almost completely occupied by the large bed, but as written above, in the end we barely left it at all. There is a large beach painting on the wall, and together with the high roof and its bambus beams you get the impression of a tropical hut, very nice. The high roof has an additional advantage: during the summer it can be very hot in Punta Hermosa, but due to the architecture you don´t notice it in the room. For example, on saturday we rose at about 11 a.m., when the sun outside was already blazing, but inside the air was fresh and pleasant.”
MatthiasW702, 3 Feb 2013 | Read review
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