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K'usillu's Hostel Backpackers

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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Location is excellent, close to parque Kennedy as well as metropolitan bus station "Ricardo Palma", supermarket 100m away and lots of banks, coffee shops etc. Now onto the problems...we had a triple private room and the beds were uncomfortable with pillows that felt like a sack of potatoes. Room smelt like old people and dirty, shower had little pressure and... More 

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Paris, France
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189 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

This hostel is perfectly located in the heart of Miraflores. It's not too expensive, considering prices in Lima. It's pretty basic though. You have to ring the doorbell each time you won't to get in which is great for security but can get pretty annoying when no one answers...

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London, United Kingdom
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41 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

This place would be all right if it just focused on what it is, rather than what it thinks it ought to be. It's a basic, cheap and rather grubby backpackers hostel in the heart of Miraflores, and as far as that goes, it's great. You don't expect much for $6 (dorm room) and by God, you don't get it.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2016

I must say I paid for the room with a balcony/terrace.... well it was enclosed area outside of your room, not exactly what i was thinking but hey its not the end of the world. Anyways the hotel is in prime location, right at larco and benavides where alot of nightlife is, on same street at park and beach. Rooms... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

They need some serious improvements in this hostel. It's in a good central location close to everything you need, showers are good, some staff could speak English, they have a balcony area on the rooftop...and that's pretty much all positive about this place, everything else is seriously unacceptable. Rooms are not clean, sheets and pillows smell mouldy, broken power points... More 

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15 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 January 2016

Hot shower, no problems with water or leaking bathtub. Minus: Bunch of American teenagers screaming the whole afternoon behind the doors of our room in the common area, however stopped after we asked them to...

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 31 December 2015

I book ths hostal in advance by internet. The room on the photo look nice: clean, enough space, double bed, good bathroom. When I arrived I must wait a couple of hours before I got the room. My room was very small with 1 etage bed. The room was dark, dirty and no good smell, not really hot water. Wifi... More 

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Reviewed 28 December 2015

First the pictures shown on Internet the reality was quite different.Rooms have ciment floors and the shower was not working properly. They have a decent price including breakfast but two white bread buns and a little bit of butter and strawberry jam every single morning is not the type of breakfast I expected. When I asked for more coffee the... More 

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Arequipa, Peru
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29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

I stayed there four nights, I had to pay for a double room the first night , because "suddenly there was no single room". OK, I can try to accept that. Old sheets, no towels, dirty room, no WiFi in my room, OK, I can accept that ( it's a cheap hotel). But, I really lost my mind when I... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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16 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for our first time in Peru. Its a bit difficult to find on the main street, as its only a small door leading up to the stairs. Its not a great place to stay, rooms are a bit weird. Our room was right beside the main living room, everyone would sit here for wifi access. The room... More 

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Additional Information about K'usillu's Hostel Backpackers

Address: Av. Larco 655 - 3, Lima 8, Peru
Region: Peru > Lima Region > Lima > Miraflores
Price Range: £13 - £38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 29
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“looking for a cheap crash pad?”
 of 5 bubbles vdawg77, 4 Feb 2016 | Read review
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“Go somewhere else.”
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