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Chacaltana 130A | 2.Stockwerk, Lima, Peru (Miraflores)
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Casa del Mochilero
Ranked #136 of 218 Specialty Lodging in Lima
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excelent location nearby some of the best places in Lima . The beds and bathrooms was ok. The manager is a good advisor for another places in Peru and the people who also stay in is very nice and from all of over the world. Has a good price and is worth for it .

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Friendly people, mediocre house, medium clean. Nice with a kitchen, but it gets really crowded both here and for the two bathrooms. On my 6 man dorm it slept 8 at the most. One morning I was getting up for breakfast, it slept five people on a mat in the living room too. No idea how many people were living... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

When I stayed the dorm room was very cold and the mattresses were damp so it was uncomfortable to sleep. I asked for another blanket but even that was not sufficient. The staff were friendly and helpful and there was some building and renovation work going on so hopefully these problems will be sorted shortly.

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Broome, Australia
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23 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Firstly, initially we had a good experience with the lady managers of this hostel, but that turned bad later in the afternoon after we had been waiting for 6hours for our bed. There were a group of 22 skateboarders who were checking out at 12noon and we then had a bed. Then at 5pm the group could not organize a... More

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Denver, Colorado
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19 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

The staff is what makes this place great. Very helpful and friendly. The building and amenities are solidly acceptable. Beds are not particularly comfortable, but, they get the job done. Bathrooms are clean, but definitely need work. Overall, you won't regret staying here, but, you'll appreciate other places more after staying here.

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Velke Teriakovce, Slovakia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

It is a nice welcoming hostel were staff is willing to help you, from tips of places to visit in Lima, walks near the hostel and waking up early morning to go with you to catch a safe taxi. With a nice kitchen you can safe some Soles, internet is free(although the house computer was not working when we stayed... More

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Uppsala, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

Stable and clean beds, kitchen, bathrooms and extremely helpful owners for a great price make for a great experience. Situated in a quiet residential area with corner stores just 200m away. Very recommendable!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013 via mobile

Cheap hostels are hard to find in the Miraflores area of Lima, this one is about 15 minutes away from Parque Kennedy (the center), but was well worth the walk. The women running this hostel were incredibly friendly and helpful, even let me leave my luggage there while I visited a couple more hostels to compare. Casa del Mochilero is... More

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Essen, Germany
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

Really liked the personal vibe there, it´s run by a family. Essentially it´s a flat with a rooftop-terrace. It does not offer much but it´s quiet and cheap and I guess just 15 beds are in there. Location is good and central Miraflores is just 10 min walking distance. No bar but you can bring your own drinks. Although nothing... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2011

One of my favourite hostels in Peru. As the hostel is essentially a house turned hostel the atmosphere is great. The dorms are not too big, very comfy and very clean. The living/dining room area is very homey and if you want a good hostel to meet other backpacker's in a nice costy environment this is the place. Juan and... More

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Address: Chacaltana 130A | 2.Stockwerk, Lima, Peru
Location: Peru > Lima Region > Lima > Miraflores
Number of rooms: 18

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