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Lima Backpackers

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Koblenz, Germany
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I can absolutely recommend Lima Backpackers to anyone looking for more of a local experience at a small and cozy hostel. The maximum number of guests is 8 (two 4 bed dorms) and the hostel is located in "Surco" which is more of a local/residential area. For me personally, the size and the location were the main reasons for choosing...

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Marco P, Owner at Lima Backpackers, responded to this review

You are welcome and thank you for your kind review. We hope you had a great flight back home. Come back soon and take care!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As we enter the Cozy hostel, I Feel embraced it. He already knew who we are and that my other friend was arriving a bit later. Before the check in time he offered the room that was already clean without extra charge and showed us the best way to go around the city and restaurants in the map.

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Marco P, Owner at Lima Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you very much, nice to hear from you. Take care.

Reviewed 18 March 2017

Very nice hostel. Very communal but tidy and exceptionally well run. The owner, Marco, is the nicest, most sincere, helpful guy I've met in my 12 months of travel so far. Humbling how friendly he is:-)

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Marco P, Owner at Lima Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you! Good to hear from you, hope you are doing great. Take care.

Reviewed 30 January 2017

Lima Backpackers is one of the best hostels i've ever stayed at, simply because it has a homey feeling! The owner Marco is an amazing host, super organized, really helpful with recommendations and he is an amazing bartender, he has a bar on the roof that is pretty awesome! Guaranteed you will have a great time when you are there!

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Marco P, Owner at Lima Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you! Really nice to meet you and a lot of fun hanging out with you. Keep enjoying, we wish you an amazing trip. Cheers from Lima.

Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Marco makes you feel so welcome, he has great knowledge of the area and all the sites in Lima. He can also tell you great places to experience authentic food. The hostel can accommodate 8 people (x4 per dorm) which is perfect because it never feels crowded, beds were comfy, rooms were clean and breakfast was on the table every...

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Marco P, Owner at Lima Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you. Very nice to meet you. We wish you an awesome trip. See you when you are back in Lima.

Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Recently, I had the pleasure of staying at Lima Backpackers and I can without a doubt say that it was one of the best experiences I've had in a hostel. Marco is a kind and caring hostel owner. He is always looking out for his guests, drawing maps and giving suggestions for food, sightseeing, and bars. He makes you feel...

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Marco P, Owner at Lima Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks amigo. Our pleasure hosting you in Lima. Take care.

Malden, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The owner, Marco, is very friendly and accommodating. Nice location, clean place with full use of everything from the kitchen to the computer. Felt like home. He provides you with everything to get around like printing detailed maps, tips, keys and a transportation card. Loved the rooftop terrace, great views and a full bar. Marco makes the best pisco sour,...

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Thanks! Take care and enjoy the rest of your trip.

Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This is how hostels should be! The house is always clean with a very well equipped kitchen. The dorms are nice with very comfortable mattresses and the hostel is in a good location (easy to reach Barranco and Miraflores). The best thing about the hostel though is the owner Marco. He goes well out of his way to help accommodate...

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Marco P, Owner at Lima Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello! Thanks for your comments. Nice to meet you and hope you are having a great time wherever you are. Take care.

Fort McMurray
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Such a friendly, clean, and fantastic place to stay. There are 2 dormitory rooms with 4 beds each, giving this hostel a friendly and welcoming vibe. I honestly felt like I was staying at a relative's house and not a hostel. Marco is truly an amazing host and made us feel welcomed and right at home. Jean was so kind...

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Marco P, Owner at Lima Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you very much. Really nice to meet you and wish you an unforgettable time in Peru. Take care.

Ferrara, Italy
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Lima Bacpacker is one house with only two rdormitory rooums, quiet and 15 minutes walking from Miraflores and Barranco. To reech a city center you can take bus or metrobus. The best is that Marco helps you in your questions, and give you maps and other you need. The best hostel I stayed., kitchen is good and terrace where you...

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Thank you very much. Our pleasure hosting you in Lima. Safe travels.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lima Backpackers is a warm and friendly accommodation that welcomes travelers from all over the world. We've got all the comforts, we have experience and we know what travelers value and need during their stay in a big city like Lima. Furthermore, we know Lima very well and we have all the right information and tips to explore and discover the true capital of Peru:its tourist attractions and its non-tourist as well;its culinary scene: food markets, hole-in-the-wall restaurants, traditional restaurants;its true nightlife: taverns, bars, peñas, local gigs;its culture and traditions. ** Lima Backpackers accommodates travelers by reservation only. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lima Backpackers

Address: Albacete 293, Urb. Los Jazmines, Santiago de Surco, Lima 33, Peru
Region: Peru > Lima Region > Lima
Price Range: $17 - $36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lima Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 2
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“Only challenge is that the place is hard to find with the small signage so its best to keep his number in case the taxi driver is lost.”
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