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“Creature Comforts and a Great Host”
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Lima Backpackers
Ranked #2 of 378 Specialty Lodging in Lima
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Reviewed July 24, 2012

This place is amazing. You get big white fluffy towels, fresh orange juice and great breakfast. I love the Aji Limon jam. Marco is the perfect host able to recommend places, routes and fantastic food. It has a very homely feel to it and if you are lucky you might even get to try one of the best tasting Maracuya Sours ever. I stayed here twice in Lima and wouldn{t stay anywhere else. Excellent internet connection and a great set up for skype etc as well. A well thought out hostel with all the creature comforts. Thanks Marco.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with friends
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mapv2k, Owner at Lima Backpackers, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2012

Dear guest,
We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your time at our hostel. We also hope that you enjoyed Lima and Peru in general. Best wishes and come back soon.
Best regards.

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Reviewed July 15, 2012

I've stayed in well over 100 hostels in my day, and I've never written a review. Honestly, I thought my first would be overtly negative. However, this is not the case.

I've been staying in Lima Backpacker's for the past few days, and it's one of the best places in which I've ever stayed. The owner is painfully nice, friendly, and accommodating, and you are basically staying in his apartment. The breakfast is fantastic, there are fresh towels, there is a guitar and couches and internet, and the place is essentially brand new. Marco is incredibly hospitable, and dedicated every necessary bit of effort to ensure our stay was comfortable, and to point us in the right direction.

In addition, I write this review because this hostel is a tad bit out of the way (although still a very easy bus ride from Barranco), and if not for glowing reviews like this, it might never take off. Excellent value as well--you simply won't regret staying here.

Thanks again Marco,

Will

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled solo
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mapv2k, Owner at Lima Backpackers, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2012

Dear guest,
We are really glad that you liked our hostel. We wish you the best for the rest of your trip and if you come back to Lima please let us know.
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Reviewed October 2, 2017
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  • Stayed: September 2017, traveled with friends
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Marco P, Owner at Lima Backpackers, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017
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Reviewed July 26, 2017
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  • Stayed: July 2017, traveled on business
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Marco P, Owner at Lima Backpackers, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2017
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Stayed: June 2017, traveled solo
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Reviewed June 25, 2017
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  • Stayed: May 2017, traveled solo
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Reviewed November 10, 2016
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  • Stayed: October 2016, traveled solo
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Additional Information about Lima Backpackers

Address: Albacete 293, Urb. Los Jazmines, Santiago de Surco, Lima 33, Peru
Location: Peru > Lima Region > Lima
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 378 Specialty Lodging in Lima
Price Range: $10 - $22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lima Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Lima Backpackers is a warm and friendly accommodation that welcomes travelers from all over the world. We've got all the comforts, we have experience and we know what travelers value and need during their stay in a big city like Lima. Furthermore, we know Lima very well and we have all the right information and tips to explore and discover the true capital of Peru:its tourist attractions and its non-tourist as well;its culinary scene: food markets, hole-in-the-wall restaurants, traditional restaurants;its true nightlife: taverns, bars, peñas, local gigs;its culture and traditions. ** Lima Backpackers accommodates travelers by reservation only. ... more   less 
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