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1900 Backpacker's Hostel

Ave Garcilazo de la Vega 1588, Lima, Lima L 01, Peru
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Ranked #33 of 204 Specialty lodging in Lima
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great building! Lovely mosaic floors and wood panelled walls. Stayed in a double room which was basic with a fan. The bar was really nice with well priced drinks and friendly staff. A basic breakfast of bread rolls and jam, coffee and juice was included. The reception staff were really helpful and assisted us getting a taxi to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After arriving into Lima at 5am the team at 1900 welcomed us into the hostel to get our bearings and then held our luggage while we explored the city. The 8 bed dorm was spacious with lockers for belongings and comfy beds. Cold showers in the early hours but made up for by the hospitable nature of all the workers... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lovely hostel in a great location, a very near from the main square cool bar area and balconies over looking the business of the main road. really comfy beds and good sheets etc. the staff was so nice, i have nothing to complain about. would have loved to stay longer.

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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed at 1900 hostel a few times already when i have been visiting Lima. I like the colonial building and the people who have always been very friendly (other guests and staff). The breakfast is good and I liked to chill on the roof terrace with friends and other guests. The bar with a pool table is also... More

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Calgary, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

I come from a relatively new area of the world and it was crazy fun to stay somewhere with so much culture! The downtown area is crazy hectic but fun, so much to do and see! I would definitely recommend this for anyone that wants to get some spice in their vacation!

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Istanbul, Turkey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We were so late to Lima and we didn't find any other place.. we had to stay here one night the room was no air inside. For me i really didn't like there. The workers was okay they help me to find a taxi but The place is not that good.

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Tucson, Arizona
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I wish I could give this hostel a better rating, but the experience here is one I hope to not go through again at a "backpackers hostel". I would have given this hostel a 4 before the past few days. It was good at first as the staff was pleasant and helpful. The location is great - not in Miraflores... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

The perfect location, not in the touristy area, awesome bar in the hostel where people just have a great laugh. It's close to the historic district (about 5 minute walk), really nice place. The staff and locals that hang out there are LEGENDS! A HUGE thanks to Marcial, Victor, and Cesar for making my best stay in south America!

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We stayed the night here and left our bags in the bag storage the next day and they went through our bags and stole our belongings. The hotel is extremely noisy and I would not trust these people. Your stay will not be very cheap if they steal your stuff.

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3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

I was glad we chose to stay at 1900 Hostel, Lima. It is a big, beautiful colonial building with lots of light and open common spaces. Beds are big and comfy. The windows in the rooms shut out light really well (good for sleeping in!), though do bring your ear plugs, as it's located on a noisy main road (though... More

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Address: Ave Garcilazo de la Vega 1588, Lima, Lima L 01, Peru
Location: Peru > Lima Region > Lima
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Ranked #33 of 204 Specialty lodging in Lima
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Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A renovated mansion in the historic center of Lima,walking distance from Lima's main tourist attractions and just in front of The Lima museum of art. It is a perfect blend of luxury and low price, old and new. With marble floors and french architecture, this backpacker oriented hostel provides plenty of fun with its stylish bar overlooking Old Lima and its good vibe! Hope you enjoy Lima with us. ... more   less 
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