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Blue House Backpacker hostel

Jose Gonzalez , Miraflores | Lima 18, Lima 18, Peru
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Ranked #121 of 246 Specialty Lodging in Lima
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015
yousepe Quebec, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Quebec, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I stay with three nights in this hostel. Excellent location. The bed was comfortable. The staff members are very friendly and helpful. Peaceful atmosphere. The boss "Quique" was a very good guy so funny ;)

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Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This hostel gives you everything you need for a great stay in Lima. A small breakfast is even included (you are told in advance what it consists in so if you ard not happy with it, get your own food). The living room is very welcoming and the wi-fi works very well. The dorm is simple but enough for what... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A real backpackers hostel. Basic but very friendly and very helpful in the best neighborhood in Miraflores. Hot water, wifi and reasonably priced. We were even given free camping gas (It was just luck as other travelers had left some) but still, very nice of the owner. It's not the sheraton, but if you want good value and a very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Not very impressed with Lima, planned to stay only a couple of nights, instead i stayed here for 5 days. A lovely lovely place, with an amazing owner. Great location and very friendly environment. Felt just like home.

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Spokane, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I've never written a review on T.A. before, but feel motivated to in order to save future travelers the money and discomfort of this hostel. The only reason we ended up staying rather than immediately fleeing was that we had arrived at 6am, did not know the city, and had sleeping bags and our own pillows we were able to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Can only agree with the negative reviews already here. The place was filthy, beds broken, mouldy walls and our room wasn't clean nor the beds made when we got there. The common spaces are are also filthy and it is difficult to find a place you would want to sit. The breakfast is nothing to write about, it is a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

We arrived in Lima late, but even under the cover of darkness this place couldn't had its filth. We walked past the small and dirty kitchen to our "room". No windows, two beds with stained sheets, moldy walls, and overwhelming smell of old sweat. We didn't even spend twenty minutes in the room before we were trying to find a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

I stayed in Blue House for 3 nights. The owner Quique is a really nice guy but he needs to do alot of work on this Hostel. It was $10US a night per person. Our double room was big but smelt strongly of mould, the ensuite was off limits as nothing worked. the other showers had little to no hot... More 

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