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Ekeko Hostel

Garcia Calderon 274 | Miraflores, Lima 18, Peru
Ekeko Hostel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Wales, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights at the beginning of April to start our Peru trip. I would highly recommend staying in MiraFlores - the area is safe and picturesque with lots of places to eat and see etc. The hostel itself is a bit average, our room was a twin private - beds were okay the room was quite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We had a great time in Ekeko, the rooms are clean and nice, the commun area is big and really comfortable to hang out and meet other travelers. The Hostel has a great spot next door to Inca ruins (one of the sightseeings in Lima) close to supermarket, Inka market and busstop. David who works here is a great help... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This place is a bloody dump! It's dirty, damp and incredibly loud (our balcony door wouldn't close). There appeared to be blood splatter on the bottom of our door, there were stains on the duvet cover and the walls/baseboards were either dirty or very moldy. Overall a real turn off. Only saving grace was Leo the front desk guy.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We stayed two nights very safe area, and close by to restaurants. David was very welcoming and friendly and assisted us with any queries we had. Booked peru hop to see rest of south peru and they picked us up from hostel as was worried about bus stations in lima

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New York City, New York
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

David the manager is very friendly & helpful with maps & suggestions for eateries & attractions. Rooms are decent and the common area downstairs feels a lot like a college dorm. Bathroom within our room has adequate hot water, though toilets have trouble flushing (similar to all toilets in Lima) Breakfast of bread and teas available. Within walking distance to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Pros: Friendly staff who go out of their way to help you book tours, day trips and airport transfers. Large common areas and a reasonably well-equipped kitchen. Hot water 24/7 and decent dorm beds. In the heart of Miraflores and not far from the sea, near bus routes to central Lima, and close to some really interesting archaeological sites. Also... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I liked the Ekeko hostel. It has a nice atmosphere and the staff are great. It's in a good location and there is plenty to do around. The inka markets nearby are amazing for gift shopping! However Our room was damp and smelled fusty and the top layer of bedding didn't look particularly clean. This hostel is fine but with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We're here after my boyfriend has a surgery at the hospital after an accident and stayd there for one week. The staff is verry friendly and helpfull. We had a privat dubbelroom with tv and toilett. Was a cozy one. If in going back to Miraflores this will absolut a place to go back to!

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Very good hostel, simple and does the job well for those arriving or leaving this 1-night-stop city. Staff operate shifts so desk is always manned and are VERY helpful and friendly, they will help you with anything, even locating 5 bookstores with top accuracy for us. The breakfast is simple but ample, and there is plenty of space to relax... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Unfortunately this place wasnt great! David, the staff member is really kind and polite. We stayed in a twin room on the first floor which, for some reason, had neon posters allover the walls and a blue light on the ceiling which made everything ultraviolet. You could have a normal like as well, but I didnt really understand the need... More 

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