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Kaminu Backpackers Hostel

Bajada de Banos 342 | Barranco, Lima 04, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its very familiar and they have a really good vibe in the hostel. Also a nice rooftop, where you can sleep in the hammock if you want and you can get the best massage in here! Unfortunatelly you cannot see the sea from the rooftop, otherwise it would be perfekt.

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really this is by far the best hostel I have been to, perfect location in Barranco, close to the beach, public transport, shops,resturants all within walking distance apart from that Kaminu has a great rooftop bar and resturant really very homely with great people and great staff who are always very helpful the hostel is always clean wifi is good.... More 

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Nazca, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect location in barranco, close to the beach in a very artsy neighborhood. Awesome rooftop bar with actually pretty good prices for the area. The rooms are spacious with great people. The staff made me feel very at home, one guy speaks English very well and was able to give us all the information we needed about the bus and... More 

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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

This review is actually meant for the "Kaminu Private Rooms Barranco", but since we sent a booking request for Kaminus main place and got a confirmation for the Apartments (which we did not realize until we got here), I imagine this could happen to several other people as well! Please check out my review for the private barranco rooms for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

Nice staff, was very helpful. Breakfast was nice and had everything. Room was a bit big, with 5 bunk beds. Easy to use public transport and reception day and night available. Small common areas, but nice terrace! We extended our stay 3 times one or two nights without any problems or changing rooms or bed.

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

Had a great time here at Kaminu. Actually went back after being disappointed by another hostel in Lima. Location in Barranco is great, tucked away between the sea and the art/party/culture scene. Close to neighboring Miraflores and the Center of the city. Staff was super helpful, friendly and professional. Had plenty of options for tours and services but was never... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

We stayed in the private apartments 6 blocks away, not the backpackers itself. The room was large and had access to shared bathroom, kitchen and lounge. The facility was secure and safe, with a staff member there 24/7. It was a few minute walk to restaurants and attractions of Barranco. We did visit the backpackers for the free breakfast (basic,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Will never stay here agian and I dont recomend the place at all.. the kitchen is really small, the place in general looks like it needs maintenance, the men's bathroom is upstairs next to the bar which is a pain everyrtime you want yo pee, the staff is not friendly and it becomes very unconftuble to ask for information when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

The rooms were a little hot. The upstairs area was fun to hang out at. The bar had good prices. The staff was super friendly and helpful. The location was amazing! Breakfast was good. I would suggest staying here a night. You won't be disappointed.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I am sad to report that the place is not clean despite of the fact that the staff was really friendly and helpful. The private room where I slept had a strong smell, and the bathroom was fully contaminated with mould. They use incense to improve the air smell, but because I suffer from asthma, to me, it was really... More 

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