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1900 Backpackers Hostel

Av. Garcilazo de la Vega 1588, Lima, Peru, Distance from city centre: 1.8km

Rating: 84% from 12 reviews

  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 88%Staff
  • 86%Security
  • 75%Cleanliness
  • 85%Location
  • 88%Value for money
  • 83%Facilities

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  • Some of the staff were discriminatory of english speakers, and told us to take a taxi to the airport, and did not share that there was an option for a bus. One of hte ladies bathrooms were broken for the duration of our stay. The hostel did not sell necessities like a lighter for the stove, and the atmosphere was not set up for making friends. There was little space for luggage in our room, and the location was not very good, it was a crowded, smelly, noisy walk to any tourist sites.
  • 51%
  • 13 Jun 2015 Anonymous USA
  • Not in Miraflores, but very close to the central plazas. The hostel is worth the book on the merits of its free daily city tour and bar alone. Claudia, who works the travel agency desk inside, was also wonderful. We booked a very cheap, absolutely wonderful Salkantay trek through her. If you're in Lima for awhile, I recommend staying in Miraflores, but for the night you arrive in Lima this is a great option. See the city the next day and plan your adventure from here.
  • 86%
  • 13 May 2015 Anonymous USA
  • VERY NICE BUILDING, EXCELLENT LOCATION AND VERY HELPFUL AND FRIENDLY STAFF !
  • 91%
  • 15 Apr 2015 Anonymous Costa Rica
  • Great hostel, I enjoyed staying there and if I go back to Lima someday I would definetely stay there again, the only thing I didn't like was that the taxi driver that took me to the airport charged me more that the hostel staff said. Besides that everything was excellent.
  • 97%
  • 12 Apr 2015 Anonymous Mexico
  • The hostel itself is safe, but the area can be dangerous at night. But it is right next to shopping, museums, and central Lima so there is lots to do during the day! The entire hostel is open to the outdoor courtyard in the middle of the building, which means there is dust and a few bugs, but the entire area is cleaned daily. Very friendly and helpful staff. If you are adventurous and don't want the touristy Mira Flores treatment, this is the perfect place!
  • 83%
  • 24 Oct 2014 Amber USA
  • 1900 Backpackers Hostel was just what I was looking for. I chose it for its location and hoped everything else would be passable. Well, the staff was welcoming, knowledgeable, and fluent in English (yes, I am guilty of traveling to Latin America with terrible Spanish skills.) The vibe was relaxed. Breakfast was modest but free and always ready to go at 8:00. The WiFi was dead in my room but excellent in the lobby, which had plenty of seating. Bathrooms could be laid out better. Would stay again!
  • 86%
  • 28 Aug 2014 Anonymous USA
  • friendly personnel,very good location,good price
  • 100%
  • 22 Jul 2014 Robert Tomasz Poland
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