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Hostal Merlin

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Jiron Pimental 131 | Esquina con Avda, Punta Hermosa, Peru
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Geraldton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

John is an absolute legend, he was nice enough to show myself and a friend all we needed to know about Punta Hermosa from the surf spots, awesome places to eat and places where we could stock up on food. Being a surfer he knew what conditions all the waves needed and told us this valuable information. The house is... More 

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El comentario de Junior M es falso. Ya respondimos su comentario fradulento pero Christelle dice que no lo ha recibido... More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

So this was my first time in peru and my first stop was hostal merlin. I was alone and I had no idea what to expect. When in pulled up there were no signs of any sort telling me that i was here but the owner was outside to greet me. He took me for a long walk down the... More 

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El comentario de Junior M es falso. Esta en contra de las directrices de Trip Advisor. Nunca estuvo alojado aca... More 

Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

John is the nicest guy we met on our Peru-Trip. He is more than helpful in showing his guests around, taking them to recomendable places and giving tips also in surfing issues. The rooms are clean and comfortable, the beds are fantastic, plus you can use the kitchen and lounge. Feels like home!

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Thank you very much Silke. You are a very nice girl with goog feelings and manners. I really hope you return soon. This is your home you know. Good luck and God bless you. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I was really happy with my stay at Hostal Merlin. The room was fantastic with two great beds and a private bathroom with hot water in the shower. Juan, the owner calls it a lodge, which it is because it has so much more to offer than a hostel. I was there in June, the Peruvian winter so it was... More 

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Tkank you for your kind friendship and stay Thomas, and good luck with your starting business administration studies at Massachusetts University. Hope you return soon. More 

San Cristobal, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We stayed with a friend for the weekend, it was a great little trip down from Lima. John was a great host, he was very helpful with showing us the different surf breaks located within walking distance of the hostel. Our bed was very comfy and the room was clean. There is a nice kitchen with a fridge to keep... More 

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El comentario de Junior M es falso. Es fradulento. Esta en contra de las directrices de Trip Advisor. Ya lo... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

Hostel Merlin is pretty much your best hostel. Great location 2 to 10 minutes walk from a mutiple of surf breaks, near markets and restaurants in a calm and safe neighbourhood. Juan is a great bilingual host, he will take time to show you around the city he loves so much for its point breaks and its people, while making... More 

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Philip is a canadian friend that before arrives at Hostal Merlin at Punta Hermosa, he has only surfed in a river near Montreal in the past.. With our support and guide, he learns with us how to face the real ocean tu surf long waves. After a week we are pround to say that right know he is by far... More 

Lima, Peru
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This hostel is in the perfect spot and has a really good vibe, me and my friends came down for the weekend and had an amazing time. John was super helpful you couldn't ask for a better tour guide to show you around when you arrive, he showed us all of the surf breaks around the area and pointed us... More 

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Aussie people always know what they want. Sam and Dan very good surfers and best friends. Hope to return soon, Thanks a lot. More 

Lima, Peru
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

This hostel is like home from home, a very relaxed, comfortable place to chill after a days surfing. We were warmly greeted by juan, the owner on arrival. The bed has been one of the most comfortable on our travels so far, all rooms are clean, equipped with tvs and ample of shelving for your things. There is a nice... More 

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El comentario de Junior M es falso. Ya respondimos su comentario fradulento pero Christelle dice que no lo ha recibido... More 

Lima, Peru
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Arriving in Punta Hermosa to the welcome of Juan the host was superb. I didn't know much about the town and had only read a little about the surf spots on offer, straight away Juan was keen to take me for a walk around town and show me all of the places to surf/eat/drink. Introducing me to everybody he knew... More 

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Gunnison, Colorado
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

After lunch in Lima left me feeling less than 100 percent, it was a godsend to reach the comfort of Hostal Merlin. Not only did I have a nice, quiet place to rest and all the amenities that you could want in a hostal, but John went the extra mile to see that my health improved over the course of... More 

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Hostal Merlin at Punta Hermosa, a piece of home were we take care of you. More 

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