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Youth Hostel Malka

Los Lirios 165 | Av. Javier Prado Este cdra. 4, Lima 09630, Peru
Best prices for your stay
06/08/2017 07/08/2017
Traveller (10)
Dining (1)
Room & Suite (1)
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good34%
  • Average27%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
26 Oct 2015
26 Oct 2015
“Not that bad...but a little bit expensive”
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

The best part is the staff , who was very friendly and helpful. The down side is the hostel itself. The room had a very strong smell of mold - everything was old and unmaintained, thus dirty - the place could be a top tier...More

Thank Monica S
Reviewed 26 October 2015

A little bit expensive for the place. But clean, people are nice. No lockers in the rooms (but possibility to give important stuff at the reception). Internet (the computer) wasn't working during 1 month there. Nice breakfast, table-tennis table, babyfoot, hammacs, kitchen.

Thank mathieu_soulard
Reviewed 30 April 2015

I spend several times in Malka and I enjoyed every time. The staff is friendly, kitchen available for cooking. Its clean and peacefull. Nice backgarden. Breakfast is included. Open 24 hours per day. Its location is very central, so easy to go in Lima centre...More

Thank Michiel969
Reviewed 16 November 2014

Positives: They arranged a taxi pick-up from the airport for 20soles, which was great. The front entry system was very safe - you had to be buzzed in through a high locked gate. The lady who we think was the manager was very friendly and...More

Thank Ahhshh
Reviewed 17 August 2014

I arrived late in Lima with some friends of mine. We all booked a longer Peru trip and where all really excited about all the places we would visit. However, we arrived late at night in Lima and arrived at the hostel around 10:30pm. We...More

Thank Ryan G
  • Top amenities
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Price range
  • US$13 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Number of rooms
  • 28
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  • Location
  • Peru >
  • Lima Region >
  • Lima
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Traveller (10)
Dining (1)
Room & Suite (1)
Hotel & Grounds (6)
Bathroom (1)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"If you are sleepng in dorm, bring earplugs :)"
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"Room 10 is big and quiet, facing the backyard"
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