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Lima Backpackers

Albacete 293, Urb. Los Jazmines, Santiago de Surco, Lima 33, Peru
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Ranked #1 of 214 Specialty lodging in Lima
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
PeterKrause2014 Berlin, Germany
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Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was great for me as a solo traveller to stay within Marcos hostel, since the atmosphere there is so family like. I met great people and Marco is a very good help. The bathroom and shower were very nice and the hostel has a cozy kitchen/meeting room which is great for gathering with the other travellers!

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Marco P, Owner at Lima Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks! And we hope you are doing well wherever you are. Take care. More

London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
37 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Forget about treatment you expect in a hostel, if I could have treated my personal guests at my place as well as Marco treated me, I would be proud. I can't think about even a single negative about this place and it's owner. Located in a good quiet area, extremely clean, very good WiFi, free 24/7 tea and coffee, comfy... More

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Marco P, Owner at Lima Backpackers, responded to this review

You are welcome! And thanks for your comments. Hope you are having lots of fun wherever you are. Take care. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Realy recommened hostel. Weve started our trip in Lima and Marco the owner helped us with everything we needed from stopping a taxi to getting around the city. Very worm and welcoming place. Thanks for a great stay!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Marco P, Owner at Lima Backpackers, responded to this review

You are welcome. Enjoy Peru and take care. More

Trenton, New Jersey, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have only the best things to say about my experience in Lima Backpackers, with one exception which is a reflection of my preferences and not the establishment. Upon arriving at Lima Backpackers, Marco greeted us warmly in both English and Spanish, offered us tea and bread and jam. He immediately feels like a person you can trust, and it... More

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Marco P, Owner at Lima Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are already planning an expansion which will allow us to set up some private rooms. Keep enjoying Peru and best of luck. More

Market Harborough, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading all the positive reviews about this hostel, I decided to give it a go. It is safe to say that it did not disappoint. Quite simply, this is the BEST hostel that I have ever stayed in, and I have done a lot of travelling. This is my third time in Peru and because of a few personal... More

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Marco P, Owner at Lima Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are really glad to know that you enjoyed staying with us in Lima. Keep enjoying your backpacking and see you in September. Cheers. More

Wellington, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the perfect first stop on our travels in Peru! The 4 bed female dorm with private bathroom was great, but what made it even better was the friendly relaxed atmosphere and your helpful tips, maps, instructions for us to get the most out of short stay in Lima. Thanks Marco!

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Marco P, Owner at Lima Backpackers, responded to this review

You are welcome. And we wish you a memorable trip in Peru. Take care. More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I could tell you that this hostel is so comfortable you feel like you are just living in a friend's flat with 7 other people. I could tell you that the beds are comfortable, and the kitchen and bathrooms are clean (it was the first place I actually felt comfortable cooking my own food). I could tell you how easy... More

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Marco P, Owner at Lima Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for your preference, we are very happy to meet you. And we wish you the best for the rest of your travels and for the future. Cheers. More

Oslo, Norway
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Had a great time staying here 2 nights before starting a dragoman trip in Lima and it was awesome! Marco is very welcoming and very nice and wil do his best to make your stay as good as possible! He will answer any questions you might have and help you as much as he can. The dorms are nice, clean,... More

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Marco P, Owner at Lima Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It was our pleasure meeting you. Enjoy South America and if you are ever back in Lima let us know. More

La Crosse, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Can't say enough good things about this hostel and its owner, Marco. Hostel is cozy, quiet, clean, and echoing everyone on here-Marco is simply the best! Just a short walk from a huge supermarket and cheap/easy taxi/bus ride to Miraflores and Barranco. I was traveling for the first time as a solo female and a little nervous, but this was... More

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Marco P, Owner at Lima Backpackers, responded to this review

How are you? Thank you for your comments. We hope you are having lots of fun exploring Peru. Take care and see you soon. More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend stayed 3 nights at Lima backpackers and from the moment we arrived, our host Marco made us feel incredibly welcome. The homely feel to this hostel is like that which we have never before experienced. The dorms are clean and comfortable and small enough in size to ensure you make friends quickly. There are lockers big... More

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Marco P, Owner at Lima Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you very much and we wish you the best for the rest of your trip. Take care. More

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Address: Albacete 293, Urb. Los Jazmines, Santiago de Surco, Lima 33, Peru
Location: Peru > Lima Region > Lima
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Lima Backpackers is a warm and friendly accommodation that welcomes travelers from all over the world. We've got all the comforts, we have experience and we know what travelers value and need during their stay in a big city like Lima. Furthermore, we know Lima very well and we have all the right information and tips to explore and discover the true capital of Peru:its tourist attractions and its non-tourist as well;its culinary scene: food markets, hole-in-the-wall restaurants, traditional restaurants;its true nightlife: taverns, bars, peñas, local gigs;its culture and traditions. ** Lima Backpackers accommodates travelers by reservation only. ... more   less 
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