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The Point Hostel Lima

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Jr. Batalla Junin, Lima 300, Peru (Formerly The Point Backpackers Hostel Lima)
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Cusco
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place...i know i,ll come back so keep my bed !!!! Thanx to the happy staff of THE POINT big beds lovley garden bar with daily events and they have a guy called edwin whom taking ppl out every night to clubs (for free)

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Thank yankale
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel had been recommended to me by a friend as having a great vibe. Arrived early evening on Friday to someone passed out on the couch in the entrance hall and a friendly but very disorganized staff at the desk. Check-in took a while, but was eventually shown to my 6-person dorm. High ceiling, neon light, in a bad... More 

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Placerville, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Didn't have a good first impression. i arranged for a taxi pick up service at the airport since my flight arrives at 1:30AM--- not exactly a safe time to take public transport in any country. i confirmed via email twice, so i thought everything was okay. i even emailed them again a day before just to be safe. When i... More 

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Thank Jeremiah D
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

I was really happy with my stay at the Point hostel. The people were super welcoming and helpful, everything was clean and there were no dramas. Nice atmosphere and met so many lovely people. I would stay here again.

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Thank Laura F
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Okay so we arrived from the airport at 8pm. By the time we got to the hostel our beds were not ready..and we were told there would be a party tonight. With music till 2am...but even after that people were yelling and moving about a lot. The beds and bathrooms, and the entire place was dirty. Toilet paper ran out.... More 

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Thank kira w
Medellin, Colombia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Supposed to be a party hostel... was really good stay however after having been to the wild rover in la paz it was not the maddest hostel... the best part about this was the exceptional receptionist Brazilia... Could not have had a more fantastic person to have around... lovely and gorgeous peruvian chica... xxx

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Thank cockbillj
TamirBazaz, Owner at The Point Hostel Lima, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment and for staying in our hostel! We hope to see you back soon. More 

Miami, Florida
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

I had to stay here to be closer in location to a friend of mine I was visiting, it is a huge party hostel. I didn't enjoy my stay at all, the rooms were not very clean and the bathrooms weren't either. The people are a bit crazy... but if you want to party, go here! There was on receptionist... More 

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Thank Terra K
TamirBazaz, Owner at The Point Hostel Lima, responded to this review

We are a party hostel but client satisfaction and the cleaness of our hostel are really important for us. As we are allways looking to improve our hostel we thank you very much for comments. More 

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7 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

The place is dirty as per the other reviews and they did muck up our reservation on the first night but this isn't that strange for a party hostel. The pros are that we met some great people, the bar is cool and the staff are generally very nice — Charlie the night manager is so lovely and helpful! What... More 

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Morud
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

A great hostel to meet other backpackers in. The staff is friendly and speak English very well. The beds are nice and big, but the shared bathrooms not so clean but okay. It's located far out from Lima. If you have a good sleeping heart sleeping through the night is not a problem.

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Thank Ellen J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

This was our first hostel in South America. We booked a room for the night before our flight landed and let the hostel know we would be there around 7 in the morning. The whole reason we did this was so that we could have a place to crash out straight away! When we got there, we were told we... More 

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Thank Laurence B
TamirBazaz, Owner & General Manager at The Point Hostel Lima, responded to this review

Sorry to hear about the mix up with your room but we're glad you enjoyed your stay with us! I'll pass your comments on to the local manager. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Point Lima was opened in 2002, as the first real backpacker hostel in Peru. We are located in a beautiful colonial mansion in Barranco, Lima's most vibrant district, on a quiet side street and facing the ocean, where you can find dozens of shops, restaurants, bars, clubs, and other attractions. Our friendly (English speaking) staff can book attractions for you directly from the front desk. Enjoy our TV room and courtyard, blazing fast WiFi and our tasty restaurant. At night, drop by the PointLess Barand when the bar closes at 1am, our nightlife guide will take you out to a different club every night! Visit us and enjoy the ultimate hostel experience! Please check out our websites for more info about our Hostel ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Point Hostel Lima

Address: Jr. Batalla Junin, Lima 300, Peru (Formerly The Point Backpackers Hostel Lima)
Location: Peru > Lima Region > Lima > Barranco
Price Range: $16 - $19 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Point Hostel Lima 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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