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Flying Dog Backpackers Hostel

Diez Canseco 117, Miraflores., Lima Lima 18, Peru (Miraflores)
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Ranked #92 of 214 Specialty Lodging in Lima
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014
JuliaS123187309 Munich, Germany
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Munich, Germany
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

We booked a private with shared bathroom via hostelbookers, but our room was not available when we arrived. They took us to a different location, where we got a private bathroom for the same price, which was nice. The staff is extremly helpful and they speak good English. The free breakfast was also really good! Unfortunately, our room was directly... More

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Leuven
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This place was definitely our worst stay in Peru. Common bathrooms were very poorly equipped and maintained and we decided not to use them. When we asked the staff about good restaurants in the neighborhood they just mentioned the mediocre restaurants they were associated with. The 'restaurant' they direct you to for your included breakfast wasn’t open after twenty minutes... More

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Lima, Peru
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I was supposed to stay here for 2 nights but i got the heck out after one night. The entire place, including the dorms, wreaked of cigarette smoke. They started blasting music at about 8pm and it goes on until late in the night. I asked a staffer to turn in down and she barely touched it, so good luck... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This Hostal has a great location! We stayed 4nights in a private with ensuite bathroom. We where going to switch rooms when we arrived because we got two twin beds instead of a double but then we saw the cleanest bathroom we have had our entire travels. We didn't switch. Staff was fantastic very helpful. Breakfast was tasty we tried... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Had a one night to spend in Lima, and walked up to the Flying Dog with three friends. Found the front desk incredibly nice and helpful. The hostel was a good size, with two full service kitchens, a TV room, and an incredible third floor lounge with a view of Parque Kennedy. The dorms are right next to the street,... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

flying dog is situated right infront of kennedys park, in miraflores which is great, the rooms are pretty normal, we took a private room it was very clean with a big bathroom.the bar is quiet fun and have great happy hour and specials.

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Good location but try and get in the main hostel on the west side if the park. The other hostel, east side, has rooms that open onto the kitchen with high windows and it can be noisy plus the water pressure is very low. The stall in the main hostel were very friendly and the breakfast at the nearby park... More

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Lima, Peru
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I can only comment on the Diez Canseco location, but it has been my worst hostel experience in three months of traveling. This is mostly due to the staff who were unfriendly and unwelcoming. They provided absolutely no information at all about Lima and barely acknowledged guests. One of them was deliberately rude and treated me as though I was... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We booked this place based on their website and as their card was at another hostel. They have good security but that is pretty much it. We stayed 2 nights.The receptionist at night was a bit unfriendly and more interested in the show she was watching on her computer. We were lucky to have a room with a tiny window... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

I came to this hostel as a recommendation from a friend. I should have killed her! I only stayed for one night and didn't sleep at all. It was very hot and uncomfortable. The window in our room was smashed so all the mosquitos came in and attacked us. Not only that, the hostel cats were able to enter our... More

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Address: Diez Canseco 117, Miraflores., Lima Lima 18, Peru
Location: Peru > Lima Region > Lima > Miraflores
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