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New York
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

I experienced no issues with this hostel. I had a great private room to myself and it was perfect for my stay. The people were really nice and helped me call taxis and such. The wifi was really bad in the room though. The shower was clean. It was a typical Peruvian hostel!

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

I always stay here when passing through Lima. The staff are great, the rooms are fine, and the location is perfect. Lima always feels a bit unsafe, yet I feel totally comfortable at flying dog... There is a great Chinese restaurant across the park as well.

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 27 November 2015

This hostel benefits from its location right at Parque Kennedy in Miraflores, Lima. I stayed in a dormitory (S./ 35 as of Nov 2015) which has personal lockers - have your own lock! The hostel is safe as the staff lets everybody in and out through the locked doors. Internet worked fine in the nice common room upstairs overlooking the...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stumbled across the bar attached to this hostel and are so glad we did! The music played was all 90s hip hop and rock. The weirdest combinations but we loved it. The drinks were flowing, appetizers available delicious and we had (too) good a time!

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Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

We were delighted to be welcomed at Flying Dogs Backpackers Hostel by Juan, a very helpful evening employee who made us feel at home during our stole stay. He was always willing to help, and always in a good mood. Thanks a lot Juan for making this stay so nice and fun!

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

The review I write is for the 117 Canesco address. Flying Dog has three locations in Lima - this one does not have a bar in the hostel area, but you can visit the other locations and bars with your wristband. Room was just ok. Not super clean and was really noisy as it was located by the stairs and...

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Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Its an alright place if you really need a place to stay and you are on a budget. But if you are really on a budget you should probably stay out of Miraflores and maybe Lima altogether, because outside of Lima you can find private rooms for the same price as a dorm room at this hostel (such as near...

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Champaign, Illinois
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

The room was nice. The bed was comfortable. It was a little musty when we walked it. The air also did not work. The dish tv did not work either. The shower ran out of hot water in the morning. There was construction going on directly outside our room and woke us up early. The Internet worked in the common...

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Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Reasonable prices for what you get - clean, quiet rooms, friendly staff, free fast Wi-Fi, hot water, nice common areas overlooking Parque Kennedy, simple breakfast, help with organizing airport transfer. Really good value.

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Gedera, Israel
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Placed in the best possible locaion in Miraflores, fully equipped, and very comfortable. This hostel allows you to experience this part of the city like you should. We stayed in a private room and it was great!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Flying Dog Hostels are the at the best location in Miraflores and of course in the imperial city of cusco! Nice, clean, safe and fun hostels with everything the travelers are looking for! Chill out areas, tv lounge, Dvd's, book exchange and our real cool bars are part of our offer! Come and enjoy the Flying Dog Experience... go ahead! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Flying Dog Backpackers Hostel

Address: Diez Canseco 117, Miraflores, Lima Lima 18, Peru
Region: Peru > Lima Region > Lima > Miraflores
Price Range: $25 - $54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Flying Dog Backpackers Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Do not stay here!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles cyw164, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Not room 16 ha”
 of 5 bubbles 760lachlans, 6 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Get the girls dorm right next to the entrance (room #1). Then you can reach the wifi in the room :)”
 of 5 bubbles Vanslyck, 26 May 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the 2nd or 3rd floor, a little away from all the downstairs noise!”
 of 5 bubbles 66lucyt, 16 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The doubles were really nice, one of our friends stayed in the dorms which were very clean and very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles John_Ayotte, 30 Oct 2014 | Read review
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