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Lion Backpackers

Grimaldo del solar 139 - 143 | Miraflores, Lima 18, Peru
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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

I stayed there last september and unfortunately have not been able to write a review until now. Let me start of by saying I'm sorry for any unsuspecting women who have been treated unfairly by the owner since then. I had stayed there several times when passing through Lima and had never had a probrem. The owner would repeatedly ask... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

The place is nice, clean and well located in a good neighborhood. It has shared dormitory private room with ensuite good wifi service and a comunal kichenette ao tou can cook.your own staff, a couple.of pcs free to use and a nice patio as well...

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Hey folks, spent a week in this hostel which is situated central in Miraflores. You have all the facilities and creature comforts within walking distance. The nearby bus brings you in the city centre in 15 Minutes for 2,50 Soles. The hostel itself is a comfortable place with a nice mixture of local and international travelers: Clean rooms, hot water,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I stayed at Lion during our last visit to Lima in June. Excellent location, in the heart of Miraflores, close to lots of shopping and restaurants. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly; they helped us to move around and gave us great recommendations. The hostel is very clean and neat.

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This place was recommended by the passenger next to me on the flight to Lima, because I was looking for a inexpensive hostel in a good location that wasn't known for partying in the hostel. The three-story hostel is relatively easy to find - the flags help. It's within walking distance to grocery stores and Miras Flores restaurants and nightlife.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

After finding this hostel on booking.com i thought it was a good place to stay. Good location and the right price. After arriving i soon regreted my decision. Paying almost S/270 for 2 nights i felt like i was robbed in broad day light. The rooms were old fashioned with the wall paper peeling, the bathroom was filthy and there... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I spent four nights at the hostel and I liked it, it was my second time at Lions. They haver 24 hour support and pick you up from any bus station at any time. Their rooms are very clean and the hostel is very near from Kennedy Park and Miraflores.

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Marburg, Germany
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I spent more than two weeks in this hostel in lima and had a good time there! the hostel is near park kennedy, but you can also walk to the beach of miraflores easily. it was very clean, and the staff was friendly and organized and always helped me when I had some questions about lima. the atmosphere is familiar... More 

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Ligornetto, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

I spent some nights in this great hostel and i felt home. People working there are fantastic and the boss always ready to give you the best service. I really recommend this place. And the position is fantastic because miraflores is central and touristic. Go for it, you will like it!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Would not recommend this place. The staff aren't very helpful at all. We checked in the early hours of the morning (paid for the whole night) checked out after a couple hours then they would not let us keep our bags in storage or wait in a safe place until it was time for our flight.

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lion Backpackers is a Clean, cozy and good hostel in anexcellent location only three blocks from Larco Avenue and Kennedy Park in Miraflores. We have Internet, Breakfast and Kitchen included. We have 11 private rooms(singles, Doubles, triples, Cuadruples and Quintuples with bathrooms and tv) and 3 Dorms (2 of them have private bathrooms included. If you come to Lima by bus from the provinces or foreigner we can pick you up for FREE from the bus station to Lion Backpackers(I need for you to send an email before with all the details of your trip or call. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lion Backpackers

Address: Grimaldo del solar 139 - 143 | Miraflores, Lima 18, Peru
Location: Peru > Lima Region > Lima > Miraflores
Price Range: $32 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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