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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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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The first review of my elaborate 25 day South America tour is reserved for this gem of a hostel. The cosy feel of hostel is really uplifted by exceptional hosting my Marco. He is warm, knowledgeable and most importantly takes care of smallest details to make your stay as comfortable as if you are staying at your home. Location wise... More

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

Thank you. Glad to know that you enjoyed your stay and a pleasure meeting you. Take care. More

Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great stay with Marcos at Lima Backpackers. Small and friendly, this hostel was the perfect re-introduction to hostels for someone who hasn't stayed in one for many years! Super comfy beds, good breakfast, good wifi and a very helpful owner. Marcos goes out of his way to ensure his guests enjoy their stay. Walk to the Metropolitano station, and hostel... More

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

Thank you and very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay. Take care. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ended my 1 month backing trip through Peru at Lima Backpackers, and greatly enjoyed my stay. The breakfast was excellent, the room was cozy, the wifi speeds were the best I had in all of Peru, and the host was such a joy. Totally check it out!

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

Thank you and we are happy to know that you enjoyed staying with us. We also hope that you had fun traveling in Peru and that now you are enjoying life being back at home. Cheers. More

Medellin, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was there a couple of months ago. It's a very nice place to stay. It's a very quiet neighborhood, but near to Miraflores and Barranco. Marco is a very kind host and a great friend! I enjoyed the time I stayed there, 9 or 10 days!!! I met very nice people during this time and had some great pisco... More

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

Thank you. And we hope you are enjoying life wherever you are right now. Take care. More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in Marcos cosy hostel Lima Backpackers twice. In total at least 10 days or so. Marco started out with inviting travelers into his home through couchsurfing. However, Marcos ambition to meet, accommodate and interact with travelers from all around the world could not be met with hosting only couchsurfers. So he started this cosy hostel! But let me... More

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

Thank you for your kind words. And let me tell you that we really enjoyed hosting and meeting you. We wish you only good things for the rest of your backpacking and we hope to see you again if you come back to Lima. Take care. More

Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

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
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

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 July 23, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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 July 21, 2014

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

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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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