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1900 Backpacker's Hostel

Ave Garcilazo de la Vega 1588, Lima, Lima L 01, Peru
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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very well located hostel with a chilled and friendly atmosphere. We stayed in a 6 bed dorm. Surprisingly quiet at night. Very clean. Staff were helpful. A free walking tour is offered which was great. There were also cooking lessons, but we didn't have time to try this. WiFi only in common areas (e.g. Reception area) The breakfast was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was only in Lima for 1 night on transit to Cusco and this hostel was perfect for our needs. It's in the middle of central Lima in a beautiful, old colonial building. The rooms are clean and the staff are very friendly and helpful. There's an excellent vibe and it is excellent value. Perfect for a short stay on a... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Looking for an empty bed at 3.30am, I was awoken by the staff shining a flashlight in my eyes at 3.30am! Not an ideal situation, which was worsened because no apology could be gained. Add to this the never ending traffic noise, located on one of Lima's busiest streets, overlooking a bus stop where buses and taxis vie for passengers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Awesome hostel in a beautiful old building in the center of Lima. The location is great, close to many attractions in the center of the city. Public transport to other places all over the city is right in front of the building and staff are always friendly and happy to help. The hostel has a free breakfast, a bar and... More 

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New Hampshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here overnight on our way to Cusco. Room was fairly clean...someone's old socks left. Outside there was some type of concert, so quite noisy inside. Breakfast in the am was sparse, however fresh and good. If you have a lot of luggage you will need to hoof it up 2-3 flights to get to the front desk!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed my stay in that hostel. Here my feedback: + cheap and clean, nice spot to meet other travelers + nice, little kitchen included. Serve menues for arround 15 soles (good but a bit small) + included breakfast, just bread and jam, and hot drinks + nice staff! Helpful with everything. Organise cooking lessons and walking tours. Pool table and... More 

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Summerland, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Close to the historical centre of Lima Staff was very helpful , spoke good English . They have a bun and jam for breakfast and coffee Felt very safe in the area when out after dark Out of the lobby we booked a city bus tour and we left on a tour PERU HOP going to Cuzco where you can... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Lovely restored mansion located on what seemed to be the busiest intersection in Lima, but very close to the historic district. Our private room was large and fairly quiet. Wifi did not work in the room, and only OK in the common areas depending on how many people were there. Fantastic free walking tour, and great hostel vibe with happy... More 

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St. George, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

This place was a GREAT deal, but I feel like we got screwed over on money. Make sure you keep track and keep evidence of your payment methods, especially since you are able to book ahead with this place. Floor plan is super awesome as well, go see for yourself. DO NOT USE the ATM, my friend got her card... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

such a oasis in a noisy desert! i had a wonderful time here, my room was quite silent and bright, with a window to the backyard and equiped with a comfortable bed! the hostel is sooo clean, the staff was super super friendly and helpful.. absolut recommendable!

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A renovated mansion in the historic center of Lima,walking distance from Lima's main tourist attractions and just in front of The Lima museum of art. It is a perfect blend of luxury and low price, old and new. With marble floors and french architecture, this backpacker oriented hostel provides plenty of fun with its stylish bar overlooking Old Lima and its good vibe! Hope you enjoy Lima with us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 1900 Backpacker's Hostel

Address: Ave Garcilazo de la Vega 1588, Lima, Lima L 01, Peru
Location: Peru > Lima Region > Lima
Price Range: $15 - $30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — 1900 Backpacker's Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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