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1900 Backpacker's Hostel

Ave Garcilazo de la Vega 1588, Lima, Lima L 01, Peru
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Jul-on-tour Luxemburg, Michelbouch
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Luxemburg, Michelbouch
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is very good located in downtown Lima. The staff is very welcoming and the old building is very charming. I totally recommend this place. And if you want to enjoya little bit more of Peru instead of going to Miraflores that is very touristy, this is defintely the best choice.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is definitely not the best we have stayed in in South America. First of all the man at reception was very very rude. They have travellers working there for free for a bed and I always find this useless. They have no knowledge of the area. He could only tell me one place to eat and that was... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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24 hotel reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought our stay here was fine...the room was bare bones- looked a bit like we were staying in a convent. Literally two eds in a white room.. The communal bathrooms were cleaned constantly which is really nice. Every time I left my room I saw someone either cleaning the bathrooms or cleaning the communal spaces. The showers had hot... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really a terrible experience! The worst hostel ever! Noicy, cold shower, staff is not helpfull, poor breakfast and a bad location (you can not walk on the street during the night and all bars are in Miraflores) The private rooms are really overpriced. A terrible start of our trip in Peru. Maybe a good hostel if you like to party.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

1900 Backpackers Hostel had a fun vibe with a good common area and good security. It is not in the BEST neighborhood but is a relatively short walk to one of two main plazas... our room was cold and in a center hallway so was quite noisy and bright... the whole hostel is open-aired which makes it cold at night...... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We arrived near to midnight and was ushered to our room. Viola, room has furniture older than my grandmother, chairs and bed that is going to break anytime. Bedsheets and pillows were stained with black stains. I asked very nicely to change to a new room, was met with less pleasant reply. During middle of night, there was a fire... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My friends and I stayed here for 4 nights in mid-June, but due to our plans 2-3 would have been sufficient. Staff were friendly and helpful and the price was right for our budget. The building itself was quite beautiful, but could have been a bit cleaner (especially the bathrooms). The bar was great for watching World Cup games and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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40 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This place is an OK location if you really want to be NEAR downtown. However the noise at night is unacceptable - and it is not even a party hostel. We stayed 3 nights and tried to sleep with ear-plugs. With high ceilings and stone/wooden floors noise carries and there is no attempt by management to stop people having TVs... More

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This hostel has a lot of potential but sill has some work to do. It is in a historic building, but could stand to be a bit cleaner. The wifi was pretty bad and one of the front desk employees was super rude. However, I had some positive interactions with several other staff members and thought that the management was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I had 2 nights stay here, I was suppose to check in at 3pm but got there at 430am that morning and because my bed was available they let me go and sleep without charging me for the extra night. Bryan the manager is very helpful along with the rest of the staff. I enjoyed my stay here.

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Address: Ave Garcilazo de la Vega 1588, Lima, Lima L 01, Peru
Location: Peru > Lima Region > Lima
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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