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The Point Hostel Lima

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First visit I stayed here I loved it So returned, same room different bed. The pillow honestly felt it had rocks in it. Sheets were the same in every bed from the previous visit 10 days ago. Noticeable because they had distinctive photos on them like tigers. Reception staff are good apart from the guy with the hat who is...

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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Looking to have fun? Then this is definitely the place to be! The beds are big and comfy, and the facilities are nice and clean. The atmosphere at the hostel is great, and it's always easy to meet other people there. The Commons areas are great, and counts an outdoor garden, a nice and cosy living room and a nice...

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lima900, Manager at The Point Hostel Lima, responded to this review

thank you very much , very nice to see comments like that you made my day, the point Lima team thanks you a lot !!

Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Is extremely well located - close to the beach, the central square of barranco and the main bars of the neighborhood. The hotel prepares a schedule of parties and integration of guests - nice to make friends. The shared bathrooms are cleaned several times a day. The negative point is the cigarette smoke in the common areas. The rooms also...

Thank Amanda N
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

I have spent only 2 nights on the hostel and enjoyed. Pros: clean, many social activities and very friendly and helpful staff. Cons: I love a good breakfast and the one they offer was poor in my opinion, variety and quantity wise. Wifi was not working from my bed most of the time.

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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, great bar! I'll be back :) If you are looking for a place to party and have a great time in Lima, this is the place. Bathrooms are clean and the inner court is nice to relax and read a book. Keep up the good work :)

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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The hostel itself was okay, it had many communal areas, a bar and restaurant. The staff were friendly and helpful and our room was clean albeit very very cold (Lima was generally cold at the time). The hostel put on good social events every night which was good. The only negative is that it is far away from Miraflores, which...

Thank zbatool123
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 27 August 2016

My buddies and I came back to Lima to catch our flight back to the United States after a backpacking trip in the Andes. We had a day between coming back and flying home, so we needed a place to stay before we flew out. Since we had little time to book before leaving for the mountains, we went with...

Thank Kaden G
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This hostel is without a doubt a solo travellers dream. Unrivalled staff who are always keen to meet your needs and more. Extremely affordable and the location cannot be beaten. The food and drinks selection was more than enough to suit those who were looking for a snack or a meal - very cheap too. The chef Vitai was such...

Thank Bradley F
Tasmania, Australia
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Great location and good atmosphere, it wasn't super busy when I was staying here but the outdoor space was great for socialising. The surrounding neighborhood (Barranco) is great to check out, and it's an easy walk to the busier Miraflores area.

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Reviewed 21 July 2016

Great place...i know i,ll come back so keep my bed !!!! Thanx to the happy staff of THE POINT big beds lovley garden bar with daily events and they have a guy called edwin whom taking ppl out every night to clubs (for free)

Thank yankale

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Point Lima was opened in 2002, as the first real backpacker hostel in Peru. We are located in a beautiful colonial mansion in Barranco, Lima's most vibrant district, on a quiet side street and facing the ocean, where you can find dozens of shops, restaurants, bars, clubs, and other attractions. Our friendly (English speaking) staff can book attractions for you directly from the front desk. Enjoy our TV room and courtyard, blazing fast WiFi and our tasty restaurant. At night, drop by the PointLess Barand when the bar closes at 1am, our nightlife guide will take you out to a different club every night! Visit us and enjoy the ultimate hostel experience! Please check out our websites for more info about our Hostel ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Point Hostel Lima

Address: Jr. Batalla Junin, Lima 300, Peru (Formerly The Point Backpackers Hostel Lima)
Region: Peru > Lima Region > Lima > Barranco
Price Range: $13 - $35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Point Hostel Lima 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Rooms outside the courtyard ensure mingling with other hostel guests and close access to washrooms and breakfast nook”
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“Take rooms close to the lobby if you want wifi in the room”
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“I'd say try to be away from the bar”
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