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Dragonfly Hostels

Avenida 28 de Julio, 190, Lima 18, Peru
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Ranked #3 of 214 Specialty lodging in Lima
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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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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4 helpful votes 4 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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London, United Kingdom
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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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Sydney, Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 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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Killarney, Ireland
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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

Puno, Peru
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Our first night in peru...we were exhausted and a little nervous having just landed from london. They were so welcoming, helpful and friendly. Great rates, comfy beds and bright rooms. A perfect start to 3 months in south america!

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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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