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Flying Dog Backpackers Hostel

Diez Canseco 117, Miraflores., Lima Lima 18, Peru
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Ranked #100 of 246 Specialty Lodging in Lima
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights in June 2015. The hostel is fairly basic but clean. Staff are quite friendly. The hostel has a bar and kitchen facilities. Free breakfast is included which was very handy. The staff can help with organising day tours or transport to your next destination. Only complaint I would have is that the bar was very... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 5 nights. The hostel is in a great location within the Miraflores district. We stayed in two different rooms on our stay - the deluxe queen room (overlooking the park, with en-suite, TV and air conditioning), and a twin with private bathroom (no windows). Both rooms were fine, the deluxe obviously being the pick of the bunch... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed here on a short layover between Lima and Panama city. The hostel is clean and the man at the desk was able to get us into a room when other hostels were booked out. I would stay here again if I return to Lima. The gentleman that worked overnight was not very helpful and seemed he forgot to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This hostel is clean and quiet and right next to Parque de Kennedy. Great internet and nice staff. However, I would have liked a more welcoming decor. The red faux leather furniture in the common areas makes the place feel like a cheap cafe.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Location is excellent. However we were in a 5 bed dorm but the whole floor used the bathroom in our room (it must have been the only one). There was a consistent stream of people during the night walking through the room to use the bathroom which I felt was a bit unfair when we paid for a 5 bed... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Nice rooms and staff, fridge for common use which is always good. Breakfast vouchers for very nice food place. Good showers although no towels or laundry service. Amazing location in the beautiful miraflores, less than walking distance from the lovely parque Kennedy surrounded by many food places, bars and shops

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Spent a night here with my husband while backpacking around Peru. The rooms are cheap, clean and they have really nice hangout spots all around the hostel, including a nice bar. The staff here is very friendly and helpful. We were having trouble purchasing bus tickets to Cusco and they helped me with every step to make sure I got... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Good location on a small pedestrian street. Breakfast at the restaurant across the street is okay. Cleanliness is tolerable. However the first room I was offered looked nothing like on the picture and was a total dump (even partly used as a storage room - common guys, at least get the stuff out and wash the walls!). Sound insulation is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I stayed for one night and had a really good experience. The room and bathroom were very clean but most importantly the staff were incredibly helpful, particularly when I needed to print documents due to a stolen passport. The furniture in common areas is "well loved" but comfortable and the hostel overall is quiet and homey. Location is excellent, right... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

It was clean and the staff was friendly. It is right by Kennedy Park as well as many restaurants. It is a hostel so don't expect too much but just to sleep it is fine and in a great location. Instagram: @tommiesox

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