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The Point Backpackers Hostel Lima

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Malecon Junin, 300, Barranco, Lima, Peru
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I only stayed for one night but I had a really good time. The staff were super friendly and accommodating. I had to change the time for my airport pick-up (with less than 2 hours notice) and they were able to do right away. The facilities were basic but clean. They also had a cafeteria and food there was okay.... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We stayed for 3 nights and have never experienced such friendly and helpful staff. They went over and above the call of duty to advise on things to do, places to see and places to go out. Charlie, Paul, Prasilia and Andrea thanks so much! Had an incredible time and hope to be back soon

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I came here as the first stop of my very first backpacking trip. This very first backpacking experience was accented by the fact I was doing as a solo traveler. Needless to say, I didn't know what to expect nor I had something to compare it to. But now that I've traveled some, I have to say that this hostel... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I arrived after a long flight from Hong Kong at 2 am to find the hostel had cancelled my booking even after I had sent a confirmation email. The guy on the desk was good and let me sleep on the lounge till I could order a taxi and get out of there to a much nicer place Punta Hermosa... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This is a party hostel, and for the private rooms with the ridiculously thin walls, the bar might as well be in your room. This also counts for the private room next to you, where you easily can join in on the conversation. Other than that, the location is good, breakfast is basic but ok, and the more permanently working... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This hostel is great if you like drinking and meeting new people! We really enjoyed our stay although the private room we were in that is outside the front door was very noisy, sounds like people walking down the street talking are actually standing in the bedroom with you so I would probably opt for a dorm if we stayed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I stayed at The Point hostel for 5 days in September 2014. Incidentally it's described as a party hostel and I quickly learned that it lives up to its reputation. Each night staff will have different drink specials at their inside bar and will organize games to play while hanging around socializing. All of the staff were on point and... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Barranco was a good area to stay in - good for eateries, Malecon runs, and some Lima attractions. The hostel is nice, cant complain too much. Common areas were good. There was a lot of information provided everywhere, about Lima and Peru in general. The staff at reception were super friendly. However, at the breakfast nook, not so much...they seemed... More 

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Walnut Creek, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This is a perfect place for backpackers! Very friendly service from young people (like myself). They know the area well and directed us to a great ceviche place down the street. There is a nice room with a library of books and movies and a big TV to hang out in, a bar with a pool table, and a small... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here twice during our travels, once in room 'Team Awesome', a 4 bed mixed dorm (us and 2 of our friends) and the second time in the private double. The rooms are good, beds are comfy and the showers are great! The staff are friendly and helpful and the bar and food are awesome too. Its easy to... More 

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