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Backpacker's Family House

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Juan Moore 304 | Miraflores, Lima, Peru
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Ranked #17 of 246 Specialty Lodging in Lima
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is located close to beach in miraflores, not too far from center of the district. I only got cold showers. Friendly staff and pick up from airport costs 60sol. It's really a backpacker place, don't expect more and the place is good:)

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decent backpacker accommodation. Good location and staff were very helpful, but owner is a bit of a tool. This is evidenced by his defensive responses to fellow travels complaints on Hostelworld and Hostelbookers. A sour disposition that can be felt throughout the hostel when he´s around. He seems to be riding the recommendation received in the Lonely Planet for his... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff is friendly and the rooms are clean. There is a nice terrace and sitting room where you can chill and chat with other travellers. Perks include wifi, lockers and breakfast. The shower in our room was spacious and the water was hot. We will be staying here again!

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Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The hostel is very silance, no significant trafic around the rooms. The beach is about 8minutes walk, park Kennedy not more 15. All the stuff are friendly, ready to help. Rooms are okay, bath rooms are clean, but not new, but in this catagory no surprise. Breakfast simple :) Only one negative: I could not meet Mr.Hotwater within three days... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This hostel was a nice place to stay at. We met some cool travelers here and got good rest as well. The workers here were also very kind and helpful. It was pretty clean too and I didn't really face any issues at this hostel.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

A (relatively) cheap and cheerful place. They provided a taxi service from the airport (for around USD 21). The rooms are a bit damp and not too clean -- but perhaps that's because of Lima's climate. The bathrooms tend to get congested in the morning and as others have pointed out, are not too well maintained. The breakfast was nothing... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I stayed at Backpacker's Family House for a total of four nights distributed on three visits. What makes this hostel a great choice is the super friendly and attentive staff, the clean facilities, great location and comfy beds. Warm showers and lockers too! And I was also able to store my excess stuff there safely for a good week. But... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Stayed a total of two nights here and enjoyed every minute of it. The location is quite close to the main areas, and very close to Boardwalk that follows the coast line. Beds your comfortable in dorms and everyone was provided with locker space to secure belongings. Hostel is clean and friendly, with a kitchen for you to use as... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We stayed at this hostel back in February 2011 and had a GREAT time. It's within close proximity to a beautiful (but rocky) beach and very close within walking distance of the local downtown parks and grocery stores. We took the free spanish lessons that they offered, twice, and I still remember what I learned to this day. Just spent... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

It was exactly what we needed for our nights before and after our trip to Cusco, nothing exceptional, but nothing bad. The staff was super nice, especially Patrick. Even when the taxis messed up they helped correct it quickly. Location was key too.

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