x The average starting price for a place to stay in Lima is £35 per night.
vstephenson Very helpful and accurate description of how to get here, cost, etc (although the taxi driver managed to stuff things. When we did arrive we were warmly greeted and treated as friends. Rooms were really nice- comfortable and clean with a homely atmostphere. And the mattresses are heavenly after 3 days travelling. Your host, Marco, really knows his way around lima (as well as peru) and is more than happy to guide you around. His english is also very impressive. He printed off maps with his favourite restaurants and, after talking to us about what we wanted out of Lima, he recommended certain areas and things to try. We wanted to avoid the main tourist areas and we were given exactly that but the good location allows you to explore miraflores and those areas too -which Marco also knows everything about. It is obvious he loves accomodating internationals and his enthusiasm is really catching. After a night of making us his favourite cocktails to drink with his friends, he made us a delicious peruvian breakfast with authentic coffee, local butters and jams and freshly squeezed orange juice. Then (knowing no spanish at all) we convinced him to join us for the day. He (tried to) teach us how to catch buses and translated for us, showing us the sites we most wanted to see, as well as introducing us to the amazing local foods at both markets and a century old pub. All-in-all a great stay, we are definitely coming back and would recommend it to anyone.
Calle Colina 183 MirafloresExcellent 93%
rsingkang conveniently located. however, the rooms were small, cramped and beds were more expensive than most hostels around the area. the receptionists were not the friendliest people. we sent our laundry for cleaning in this hostel (not exactly cheap either) and was missing a few articles. when we tried to locate them, the receptionists weren't willing or helpful, blaming us instead. they were rude about the whole situation saying that the lost articles had nothing to do with them.
merryfamily My Husband and I stayed at Casa Ana in August 2012, it was actually our 28th wedding anniversary. Ana and her daughter Priscilla could not have been more helpful, friendly and welcoming. Ana's house feels like a home and the family go out of their way to help book train tickets, travel etc for you. Priscilla even took our thumb drive with some documents to a local shop to get the documents printed for us. I can't recommend this bed and breakfast more highly, if you are in the market for budget backpacker style accommodation with super friendly home style people then Casa Ana is the pick! Lynette Merry (Australia)
Calle Boccioni 245 San BorjaExcellent 92%
Mira.Singh Great place to stay. Really nice hosts with a gorgeous dog. The place is clean and comfortable and very reasonably priced. I can't comment on location as I was only there for a night but I know it was close to the bus station and when I had to get to catch my bus the next day the hosts offered me a ride. All in all pretty cool place!
taylerkost Marcello was extremely kind and helpful. The rooms were spacious and very clean, yet they still had personality. The computer use is free and convenient. THe location is very good, really close to the beach and a nice shopping square. It is a taxi ride from downtown though, but Miraflores is cleaner and has lots to do. I would recoment this to anyone!
Av. Larco 189 Miraflores (Al frente del ovalo del parque KennedyExcellent 90%
General Cordova 681 MirafloresAwesome 88%
celineliu13 The breakfasts were large and satisfying, and the bedroom and bathroom were clean. It was possible to walk from the house to both Miraflores and Central Lima--the location couldn't have been better. The only cons were a strange, perhaps mildewy, smell that overtook the living room, and while the family was nice and accomodating, I did not experience the warmth that I have found in other homestays in Peru. Overall, though, recommended.
Malecon Castilla 260 BarrancoAwesome 87%
Avenida de la aviación 175 MirafloresAwesome 87%
Juan Moore 304 (Reference block N 11 Av. Pardo MirafloresAwesome 86%
palosklari I really loved staying at Backpackers Family house the stuff is very helpful and nice, its a safe place and the best piscou sour is here, made by Christian and Pedro.
tomasvalas small and cozy guesthouse with very friendly staff, and clean. we strongly recommend to stop in this hostel if you find yourself in lima :-)
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