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Reviews of Puriwasi hostels

Hostel | La Paz Avenue174, Miraflores, Lima, Peru 18

92.5% Overall Rating

133 out of 138 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (10/07/2014)

Levi Capper thinks…

"there was not one bad moment. i have no staff favorites because everybody was awesome. book here and see for yourself , it is a great place to stay. I speak barely any spanish and this was my first…"

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry service
  • Wake-up calls
  • Bar(s)
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 21.18
  • Towel USD 1.06

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast

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92.5%

Overall Rating

133 out of 138 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Puriwasi hostels'

Atmosphere
90.4%
Location
95.2%
Facilities
89.6%
Cleanliness
89.6%
Staff
94.4%
Value
92.0%
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96.0%
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94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Vanessa Rowe

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Work / volunteering

22 July 2014 Vanessa would recommend this property

Liked: friendly staff and big beds!

Disliked: breakfast was only at 8

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Paul David

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife
Relaxation/spa
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Work / volunteering

16 July 2014 Paul would recommend this property

Liked: Great staff, friendly and helpful!

Disliked: Paul left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Levi Capper

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

10 July 2014 Levi would recommend this property

Liked: there was not one bad moment. i have no staff favorites because everybody was awesome. book here and see for yourself , it is a great place to stay. I speak barely any spanish and this was my first stop in Lima and my first time out of the USA, need i say more?

Disliked: 0 thumbs down

57.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

08 July 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Its near to the center.

Disliked: The showers were very dirty on the weekend. Only two showers for men and two for women. Very basic breakfast.

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

04 July 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel and staff were very nice! Rooms had individual, big boxes to secure luggage.

Disliked: Maybe it was just temporal, but the water in the shower was cold.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Alexia Stav

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Work / volunteering

03 July 2014 Alexia would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly staff and extremely clean. Very impressed!

Disliked: Alexia left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Visiting friends or family

27 June 2014

Liked: Good atmosphere, really useful staff. Plenty of busy bars and clubs nearby. Good bar on the rooftop terrace.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

12 June 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location in the Miraflores area. The staff were all super friendly. Good wi-fi connection. nice little roof top bar area.

Disliked: Lockers under the bed were awkward as hell, especially if you're trying not to make noise. Only one bathroom for each gender.

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Martin Zellner

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

02 June 2014 Martin would recommend this property

Liked: Really nice hostel with nice rooftop-bar and close to the center of Miraflores. I'd defenitely recommend staying there!

Disliked: Martin left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Kirsty Robinson

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

31 May 2014 Kirsty would recommend this property

Liked: The staff are very helpful and friendly. Good bbq and free salsa lessons on a friday.

Disliked: Kirsty left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Anna Van

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

28 May 2014 Anna would recommend this property

Liked: Great hostel! The location is good, and the rooftop bar is great! It's a lovely hostel, very intimate and a nice change from some of the bigger party hostels on offer! Anna

Disliked: Anna left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Anil Noonan

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

27 May 2014 Anil would recommend this property

Liked: Good dorms, huge lockers, lovely bar and terrace with city views. Good hostel in the thick of miraflores..

Disliked: Nout

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

27 May 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: th hostel is well located in miraflores and you can have nice walks around. its a clean and practical place with friendly staff. you can leave your luggage there while doing trips. the breakfast is simple, so is the common kitchen

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

19 May 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent and central location in the heart of the safe suburb of Miraflores. Close to shops. Staff are very friendly and helpful. There are large boxes under the bunk beds to lock all your stuff.- Big enough to fit large backpack and more!

Disliked: nothing

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

11 May 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The people running the hostel were super friendly and helpful. Good location in miraflores

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Natalia Gil

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

04 May 2014 Natalia would recommend this property

Liked: Good location, comfortable bed, helpful staff.

Disliked: It's doesn't have enough plugs to charge a mobile phone or a laptop. Most of the hostels I've visited have at least one close to the bed. I couldn't find any in the room. But everything else is good.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Kent Martin

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

01 May 2014 Kent would recommend this property

Liked: We really enjoyed or stay in Puriwasi. We found it was clean and quiet and is situated just off the centre of Miraflores...5 mins walk from the bus station.The breakfast is included in the room price , perfectly adequate bread, coffee/tea.....The wifi is free, there are lockers you can use. The facilities are perfectly adequate for a backpackers...amazing roof top bar! I would say one of the best we have ever stayed in. If we return to Lima we will return.

Disliked: Nothing

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Juliana Maja

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

01 May 2014 Juliana would recommend this property

Liked: Puriwasi was great! Stayed here during my backpacking trip for one night... the location is good, walking distance from the metro station, stores and restaurants. Had such a good time in this hostel,staff were so friendly,fun and helpful. Really cool place and great location, pretty central with lots going on. Would 100% stay here again and recommend to anyone going to Lima and want to stay in Miraflores. The staff were really nice as were the travellers we met, loved the decor in the common area and the cool chill out terrace, the place was spotless and very central to everything! Would definitely return.

Disliked: Nothing

100.0%
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Miguel Garcia

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

27 April 2014 Miguel would recommend this property

Liked: Had a great experience at this hostel. Stayed here for a night but I got everything what I was looking for... Quite cheap place to stay in... Very near to the city centre. Just 20 mins walk from coast. Well connections to the city and metro . The rooms are nothing more than what you need - a bed (bunk beds), secure lockers, spacious bathrooms , internet connection and a nice roof top terrace. The atmosphere is fun. Staff are pretty friendly and helpful. Nice, expansive social vibe with guests, as one might expect, from all over the world and diverse backgrounds. All of the guests I met were nice people. I will come back for sure! :-D

Disliked: Nothing

57.1%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 20% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

21 April 2014

Liked: Good rooftop, good location

Disliked: Showers didn't have anywhere to hang your clothes, breakfast only bread, loud nightclub underneath the hostel, long walk to the beach. Don't stay here, there's better hostels in Lima.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

07 April 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: puriwasi is a great place, they deliver what is promised, superfriendly staf who organise activities and parties

Disliked: no remarks

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

02 April 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly and helpful staff, secure building and nice bar

Disliked: Atmosphere wasn´t the best it could be, but this always depends on the people staying at the time so couldn´t complain. Plus still met a few nice people.,

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Relaxation/spa
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Visiting friends or family

20 March 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice hostel

Disliked: Nothing

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

08 March 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: really clean

Disliked: nothing

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Fiodar Karalenka

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife

14 February 2014 Fiodar would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly and helpful staff, excellent location and facilities. Recommend!

Disliked: Fiodar left no negative feedback.


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