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Kaminu Backpackers Hostel

Bajada de Banos 342 | Barranco, Lima 04, Peru
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Ranked #21 of 220 Specialty Lodging in Lima
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Choose to stay in Barranco over Mira Flores. Could not have been happier with the neighborhood and with the hostel. Wonderful galleries and delicious restaurants, a much more hip area. Kaminu is located in the heart of Barranco. The hostel is so well maintained, clean, friendly (staff and guests) and so so cute. There is 24hr desk service and access... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything you want in a hostel, charming, clean, welcoming and located in a fun part of town. Kaminu is centrally located to Lima's Barranco District, a great choice if you prefer the more artsy side of town. The staff was awesome, super chill atmosphere all around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at Kaminu Backpackers Hostel during my first, 8 day trip to Lima. I had a great experience there. The hostel fulfilled all my needs- there were clean bathrooms with hot water. The shared rooms are simple and tidy, and they are cleaned daily. The provide a locker for your things, you just bring your own lock. They have... More 

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Cusco, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Barranco is my favorite part of Lima and this hostel is the best place to stay in Barranco. I have been to Lima twice and I stayed here both times. There is a huge roof deck. Even at full capacity, the hostel never feels overcrowded. The ambiance of the hostel is cool and funky. There is staff working 24 hours... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We were here during 3 nights in a 8 beds dorm and one night in the private room. Both were great, really clean. They have a beautiful rooftop terrace where the breakfast is served and where you can have a drink. Staff is friendly and happy to help. The hostel is perfectly situated. Just one thing: because of the situation,... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Amazing place, amazing location and great people! Piero and his family are so great! During my trip to Lima, in Kaminu I felt like meeting a friend and a family! Piero is a pure traveler, enthusiastic and in love with Peru. A traveler to traveler... I spent unforgettable moments by sharing experiences and advice for my trip, knowing great people.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I was staying two times at Kaminu- hostel. I met the great Natalie who works there, who is not just really pretty and cool as hell, but friends that I continued travelling with after my stay there as well. You have internet, TV, bar and breakfast. If you want a hostel where to actually meet people and feel like home,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Kaminu hostel was recommended to me through a friend. The hostel is located in a very nice and calm area. It's not right in the center of the city but very easily accessible through public transport. It's clean and quite entertaining as well and people are friendly there. The guests of the hostel are also nice and you can't get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We (two people) stayed in a private room at Kaminu for 5 nights. For the first few we were in their second location, an apartment about 6 blocks away. The apartment is not as nice as the main hostel for most things, especially meeting other travelers, but it was quiet and the bed was comfortable (it would be ideal for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

When we arrived we were told that the private room we'd booked was not in the hostel at all, but "4 blocks" away - this had not been explained when we booked. We were told someone would take us there in 10 minutes... it was Saturday night so we were very keen to check out Barranco's nightlife but were left... More 

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Address: Bajada de Banos 342 | Barranco, Lima 04, Peru
Location: Peru > Lima Region > Lima
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
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