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Desert Nights Youth Hostel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

My stay here was a blast. I find the place very welcoming and quite cozy. Stayed in their Dorm and was quite content with the bed. It can get cramped with all the stuff from everyone but people are mostly out and about during the day. For the guests, they give 10% discount if you order from their restaurant. Had... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

We stayed there for what was going to be two nights but at about 1030 our first night the girl in the bed next to us complained about being itchy. She looked at her mattress only to find multiple bed bugs in her bed! We looked in ours and found a few in each bed! Gross. We left the room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

For this price in this place is fine. Only bunk beds, no hot water at all, wi-fi sometimes see awesome sometimes sucks. No breakfast included. As a guest U have 10%discount in their restaurant but U need to check the bill as they happened few times to forgot about it...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

We booked our sand buggy tour through them and had a great time. Our driver was fun and crazy but it still felt very safe. We paid 10soles extra for the real snowboards with boots and I would say we had a better time then the others on their wooden home made boards. All up 50soles a person including the... More 

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

Very good option for a stay in Huacachina. The menu was good, diversified and there was delicious pisco sour and other good drink for «happy hour». It was hot as hell in the bedroom, dormitory of 8 beds, but what else do you expect in february in Peru! They found us a wonderful plan for Sand Boogie and Sandboard: S/... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

This was an okay place. No breakfast because they want you to spend at their restaurant. Food was good there but more than other places in the area. Wifi was okay. We rented sand boards from them because it was easier but booked our buggy tour elsewhere for cheaper. We stayed two nights and that was easily enough for this... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in Desert Nights for 2 nights. Very good location and nice staff. The negative side: no hot water and they have bedbugs, at least in the big dorm where I stayed. No breakfast included, but they have very good restaurant, big portions and very tasty food.

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Quebec City, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

The hostel is ok BUT... We had 2 beds in a 8 beds dorm for 20 NS each. My friend was sleeping in the bed over me. When he woke up, he had a lot of bites on his legs and his arms. It was bed bugs... It could explain why that didn't smell good in the dorm. Other travellers... More 

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Erlangen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

The restaurant was very good. They serve a lunch special which includes a hamburger, fries and an orange juice for 15 soles. Top! The staff was also great and funny. If you search a place to stay, maybe not the best. Beds are very instabil, no mosquito net, and the room was very small. If you you want to book... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Hostel is very good. Constant hot water, good beds, nice restaurant with very tasty food (albeit a little expensive) and, most importantly of all, very helpful and friendly staff. They also rent sandboards at good prices and will book buses for you without taking any commission

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Additional Information about Desert Nights Youth Hostel

Address: Malecon Principal s/n | Balneario Huacachina, Ica 11000, Peru
Location: Peru > Ica Region > Ica
Price Range: $13 - $14 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
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