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Dragonfly Hostels

Avenida 28 de Julio, 190, Lima 18, Peru
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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West Hollywood, CA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dragonfly Lima is in a perfect location in Miraflores. You can walk to everything, and it is on a quieter street so the road noise of the city is not an issue. They have a fantastic terrace to hang out on with other travelers, and have a beer. It closes at 11pm which is strictly enforced so you can actually... More

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights then returned for another 2. The staff here are amazing! Really friendly and happy to help. We stayed in the female dorm. The showers were hot. Have a BBQ with awesome choripan on a Thursday eve and pisco sours. Great location!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Between non-stop entertainment, nightlife, world-famous food, and cliff-top ocean views, Miraflores is undeniably the place to stay in Lima. Lima’s historic downtown is right next door where you can find endless shopping, and must see museums. We were only a 5 minute walk from Makaha Beach where surfing, paragliding, bike tours, and beautiful sunset views all await you. You will... More

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Calca, Peru
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The facilities are nice, it's located minutes walking from the main square in miraflores with easy access to barranco as well, the staff are super helpful with everything from holding baggage until you travel to calling taxis wherever you want to go, the micro brew beers are excellent and go perfect with the barbeque nights, and the atmosphere is amazing,... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The Dragon Fly Hostel made my journey in Lima ! In a very friendly, cosy atmosphere, your stay as a backpacker will be unforgettable. The service is great, people are full of advises and smilling, rooms are very clean and cosy, and the location is very nice. You will find every thing you need close to it, they will help... More

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Yann74, Manager at Dragonfly Hostels, responded to this review

All the team thanks you for your comment. That’s great to welcome backpackers with good mood like you. Our philosophy is to always help our guest during their trip: friendly service, activities and good values! Moreover, we are well situated in Lima, next to everything. Hope to see you soon in Dragonfly. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

The staff is always available for us, they're super friendly too. The hostel is very clean the rooftop terrace is the best place to take a nice cold beer and relax. I really enjoyed my stay! Thank you!

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Yann74, Manager at Dragonfly Hostels, responded to this review

Thanks Alexe for your comment, we really appreciate your good mood in Dragonfly Hostels and we hope to see you soon, now that you speak a perfect spanish!! More

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46 reviews 46 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We stayed here at the end of our trip to Peru. It was a nice, standard hostel. Very clean. Lovely rooftop, a nice kitchen, breakfast of bread, jam and coffee was very good. The staff was very helpful assisting with things to do in miraflores and transport around the area. Would return if I had the opportunity.

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Yann74, Manager at Dragonfly Hostels, responded to this review

Dear Aliabubwa What a pleasure to read you. Thank you for your nice review. You totally get the Dragonfly atmosphere. We always do our best to help our guest and to create good vibes. We always try to offer a goode service: breakfast, activities on the rooftop, wi-fi, tours… Hope to see you when you’ll come back More

London, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The hostel is located in Miraflores in a quite street, with a bank and a laundry just next to it. The Staff very friendly and Nice and the hostel very clean. A lot of activities are proposed by the hostel. It´s very easy to go to te city centre as the bus are really closed. Very good value for money... More

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Yann74, Manager at Dragonfly Hostels, responded to this review

Thanks Alice for you comment Our location is well situated and safe for the travelers: it’s a plus for our guest. There is no better place than Miraflores to stay in Lima. As you said, the hostel is clean and the staff try to be as helpful as possible. Thank you and see you soon More

Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We’re an Aussie couple winging it through Peru. We booked at Dragonfly because we weren’t leaving until 1-30 in the morning, so we wanted a place just to chill out in the evening. First we paid for a shared dorm arrangement, but then we realised that we weren’t going to use the beds at all so we asked to just... More

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Yann74, Manager at Dragonfly Hostels, responded to this review

It’s nice to read such a pleasant review. You resume all the important point: well located in Miraflores, cheap, good value, friendly. We always want our guest happy of their stay. The rooftop is definitely perfect to create good vibes and make people talk to each other. We offer all the facilities and services that a backpacker needs. Thank you... More

Killarney, Ireland
11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Ok hostal, service was good and information was good. Room was only fair as it was located on the rooftop near the bar and it was noisy at times, room was basic and shower was terrible, mostly cold. If you leave pressure on really low you get some hot water!

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Yann74, Owner at Dragonfly Hostels, responded to this review

Hi, The room upstairs are presented as a economic option for our travelers. The bar close at 11pm (no exceptions) to allow the quiet hours. About showers, we noticed the problem when we are fully booked, for that reason we recently double our capacity of hot water with a new heater plus we had a pressure system. We don't experience... More

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Address: Avenida 28 de Julio, 190, Lima 18, Peru
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Location: Peru > Lima Region > Lima
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Friendly hostel in the safe neighborhood of Miraflores district, in Lima. Great cafeteria with kitchen recently renovated, we offer spacious dorms and comfortable private rooms with quality bedding. We are the only hostel in Lima with surf facilities in the beach, 10 min walking distance. A great roof terrace for chill-out at the bar or BBQ. NEW: find our micro-brewery beers at our bar! Around here you will find restaurants, bars and all kind of attractions. Close access to the beach of Makaha, with surf rental facilities. We will be happy to accommodate you during your stay in Lima. We offer : Free linen, free internet, WiFi, TV Cable, surf board rental, bus and tours booking, free baggage storage, lockers, chill-out lobby, movies, DVD & books, kitchen facilities, hot water 24/7, all kinds of good traveling advices and a selection of tours and treks in Peru. Open 24 hours. Airport shuttle service on request 24/7. ... more   less 
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