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Paracas Backpackers' House

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Av. Los Libertadores, Manzana J-01, Lote 09, Paracas, Peru
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While the woman in charge of the hostel seemed nice on the phone (when we booked a DOUBLE ROOM), and the reviews seemed good enough, we got the Jekyll and Hyde treatment when we arrived, both from her and from her establishment. When we arrived, we were informed that we were placed in the dorm, despite our booking. We were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I stayed here for one night, Lydia in particular was amazingly friendly and explained the different tours clearly, with a great smile on her face :) We left a small bag of valuables and made sure we received it as soon as possible- (they made sure to even sow a broken strap on the bag up!). We... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at here over the Dia de Independencia in July. We would have left after one night but given how busy things were we didn't think we could find another place. It is under massive construction with open trenches through the lobby and a filthy kitchen. We were placed in a room about 100m down the road. Our "room"... More 

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Brno, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we arrived to hostel, the personal was very friendly and explain to us everything about the town.But we came because of Islas the Ballestas trip and this tour was cancelled because of weather and personal was not able to arrange for us the different option. We have to arrange tour alone with local agency. We slept in wooden boxes... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this place based off reviews, but when we arrived, the entire place was under construction. As in, torn apart type of construction. We immediately decided to leave and find another hostel to stay in while in Paracas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The hostel is still under construction but this didn't bother us because they work during the day. We booked a twin room with a private bathroom but Albert saw our reservation too late so we got a bigger room with a private bathroom for the same price. There is also a nice small patio to relax. It is a quiet... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Paracas Backpacker's House is under construction. I think it has great potential but I would avoid it until construction is completed. We arrived and Alberto was super friendly and helpful - and for this, once construction is completed I would recommend it. However, for now, I would avoid it. It was loud and dusty - we stayed in a double... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

They also want to earn more, I get it, but just close down for a while and do a good job in less time. Lots of noise and because I had to walk underneath the construction site I was sprenkled with wet cement. Is probably going to be one of those huge backpacker places with too many people for the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Paracas Backpackers House is currently undergoing major building works (see photos) which means that there is dust covering everything, the kitchen is difficult to use as it has no walls, there is scaffolding obstructing walk ways and it is noisy. Whilst it could be a nice hostel look else where for the next few weeks. (Visited July 2015).

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We should've listened to the other reviewer regarding construction! We turned up to a hostel consisting of only the reception. All the rooms appear to now be further down the road (and look temporary), ours was right next to the road and the metal gate used by everyone coming and going. Quite noisy! Our room was nothing more than plaster... More 

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