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Blue House Backpacker hostel

Jose Gonzalez , Miraflores | Lima 18, Lima 18, Peru
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Ranked #153 of 214 Specialty Lodging in Lima
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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
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Spokane, Washington
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

I staid 2 nights in this hostel and I had a realy good time there : nice place where you feel like home, close to the beach and many services, owner very helpfull and with many good advices about what you can do in lima but also in all perou. H

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Yungay, Peru
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Blue House is as friendly a place as you will find. It is however a typical backpacker hostel, it isn't a hotel. If you want privacy and a little luxury this isn't the place for you. If you want a friendly environment with a chance to meet some new friends from all over the world located in a great part... More

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Lencois, BA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I made the reservation through Booking.com and the ratings were not that bad, but just before I went I found the reviews here on TA - and much as I hate to say it, they are spot on! I searched hard to find something positive to say, but there just isn't anything to redeem what is a pretty dismal hostel.The... More

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Panama City, Panama
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
28 hotel reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
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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Lima, Peru
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

When we arrived at the blue house hostel we thought this place was a little bit dodgy... Everything a little bit mismatching, the owner a little bit manic, but this is just Quique and one of the reasons we grew to love him. We were planning to stay 2 days and ended up staying over a month in a double... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

This place is LOVELY! Quinque and his wife were absolute gems. So friendly and helpful, treat you like family straight away. The kitchen was small but clean, the lounge area felt cozier than home, and the bright, plant-filled, airy breakfast area was delightful! If there was anything you neaded, Quinque was there for you in a second. Also hooked us... More

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Cartagena, Colombia
19 reviews 19 reviews
19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012 via mobile

This place is very nice located Mira Flores etc. but the place it self is more than dirty. Don't be afraid of the kitchen it's running a way from you, cucarachas falling from the sealing on your face and a owner who is prommissing to fix your doorlocks, toilet, shower and serving breakfast at the same time. No more BHBPH

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Address: Jose Gonzalez , Miraflores | Lima 18, Lima 18, Peru
Location: Peru > Lima Region > Lima
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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