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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of nights before heading down to cusco. The staff was friendly and the atmosphere was really nice. The area is lovely too. We also dropped back here after cusco before going on to huaraz for a couple of nights and were able to drop our large backpacks here for a couple of nights so...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a private room next to the washroom, our room was so damp that the sheets were literally wet feeling. The washroom ran out of toilet paper many times, luckily I carried my own. This hostel was difficult to find and the signage was so small we could barely see it. The staff was unfriendly and most importantly not...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

This was the first stop on our 3 month trip so I've been waiting to write a review because I wasn't sure if the standard here is just lower. I can now safely say this is one of the worst places I've ever stayed. Where do I begin? Staff- don't seem to know much about the area. I asked a...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I wouldn't recommend this hostel. There are plenty of other hostels in Miraflores for a similar price. The staff were extremely unhelpful and the bathrooms smelt bad and the place was cold. Breakfast was stale bread roles with jam each morning and cold coffee.

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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed for three nights, and had an amazing time! It's cheap and cheerful but great for the price. The owner and staff were fantastic, with help booking transport, food recommendations, good maps, and fun celebrations on Independence Day! Social areas are nice and lack of Wifi in the rooms means you get to meet people! Couldn't recommend more!

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Thank Connor D
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Very cheap but as a result very basic. If you're short on cash this is a decent place to stay. If however you want more comfort then steer clear. The workers are very friendly and they do have a paid airport transfer service, $35 USD from her hostel back to airport. One bathroom had no light and the showers had...

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Thank KeefHK
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

The hostel is pink inside and out! We stayed here on our first night in Peru and they offered us lots of information on the city which was really useful. Beds were pretty standard and just what we expected. There were some cool areas to chill too!

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Thank JesssicaBuck
Rockingham, Australia
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Good spot to stay on my first leg and My first ever backpackers in south america. Comfortable and hepfull good bed breakfast and coffee . its only a 2 min walk for a surf check and 5 min to actually get down there ..........................

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Thank Kale G
New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Our 2 night stay was average. Some of the positives: The staff was very helpful and provided us with a map of the best sites to see during our short stay. We took his recommendation and ended up having a great time. Breakfast was great also. The area seemed very safe and was in a quiet/quaint neighborhood. The biggest negative...

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Thank Frank T
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Centered in Miraflores, this is a great place to base you stay in Lima from. The staff are super friendly and gave us a great map with locations to visit. There is free wifi, kitchen and plenty of space to hang out in.

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Additional Information about Backpacker's Family House

Address: Juan Moore 304 | Miraflores, Lima, Peru
Region: Peru > Lima Region > Lima
Price Range: $17 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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“We had a private double room, was perfect”
  • The garden in the front
 of 5 bubbles F1417QGsteveb, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Make sure your driver gets good directions to this hostel.”
 of 5 bubbles 346MatthewS, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the downstairs/entrance facing rooms if you want a good night's sleep!”
 of 5 bubbles BeanieBear192, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Room nearest reception on stairs is noisy”
 of 5 bubbles eo227, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Wi-Fi barely reaches common areas, so don´t expect connection in sleeping areas.”
 of 5 bubbles dosshoes69, 19 Jun 2015 | Read review
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