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Dragonfly Hostels

Hostelworld.comUS$ 19*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Great price. PEOPLE: this hostal attracts many great travelers, I suppose because of the price. There are many seasoned travelers here with great stories that will keep you entertained. STAFF: friendly staff but not exceptional ATMOSPHERE: it's good sometimes, but can get pretty boring as well. BEDS: they're ok LOCATION: good location in miraflores. FOOD: there's a bakery beside the...

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Dragonfly hostel is located within walking distance to just about everything in Mia Flores, with a laundry service and a sweet restaurant next door. The dorms are comfortable and the washrooms are clean. The staff is friendly and helpful, from storing your backpack to getting you a cab. There is a sweet little bar on the roof and coffee and...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel has a great location, only a minutes walk from the Kennedy Park and the boulevard. The hostel is small, but charming and clean, and has a nice rooftop patio where you can hang around. The staff is also really friendly and the hostel has a nice kitchen you can use.

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Yann74, Gerente at Dragonfly Hostels, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your review, we are glad you enjoyed the view from the ocean, that is just 5 minutes from us. We care about our guests to know each other and share their travel experiences, that is why we prefer to have not so many beds. We would like to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So i was in Peru, traveling for about 6 weeks. And of course i lost my cellphone at the first hostel. Dragonfly Lima. They texted me the next day. Apparently Sergio (one of the guys working at Dragonfly, i guess he's even the owner, not really sure though) found my iPhone. When i returned 6!!! weeks later, he immediately remembered...

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Yann74, Gerente at Dragonfly Hostels, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience, the staff that works at the hostel is very honest and when something is lost we keep it and hope they claim it and we always try that the service we provide exceeds the expectations of our guests. We hope to see you again soon!

Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I have stayed at Dragonfly for a month. Beds are comfortable, staff is super friendly and always helpful. Breakfast with crepes, bread, jam, coffee and juice good way to start your day. A big terrace and bar cosy for hangout. Good WiFi all over the hostel. I liked it so much and felt home that came back after my trip...

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Yann74, Gerente at Dragonfly Hostels, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, we are really glad you felt like home the time you stayed with us. We are always working hard to make our guests feel that way. We hope to see you again to share good moments again!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Got a really warm welcome at this hostel and the staff are super friendly and helpful. The rooms are, let's say, cosy! I stayed in both a four bed and eight bed dorm, and the latter was a little too cramped when the room was full, but it wasn't a problem as really only slept in there, and the bunks...

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Yann74, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Dragonfly Hostels, responded to this review

Thank you very much for nice review, we are glad you had a good time staying with us and enjoying our facilities and of course, the best handcraft beers in Lima! We hope to see you again very soon!

hasselt
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I stayed at Dragonfly Lima 3 nights in total. Dorm rooms are big and have lockers. The staff was really friendly and were very helpful and speak both english and spanish! The showers are hot and one of the best I've had. Breakfast pancakes were awesome!

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Yann74, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Dragonfly Hostels, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your comments, we are always glad to make you feel like home. Our staff is always ready to help our guests on what they need. Come back soon!

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I stayed a Dragonfly hostel many times over the last 5 years. Friendly, smiling and bilingual staff that are very helpful . Clean facilities and descend breakfast , good Internet and in a convenient location in Miraflores. Even though I'm in my fifties I feel appreciated and treated with the same respect as all the younger people. Thanks to al...

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Yann74, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Dragonfly Hostels, responded to this review

Thanks you very much for your preference and loyalty to us, it is always a pleasure to share experiences and moments with you, we hope to see you again very soon to share more tennis matches!

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Going up the stairs and being welcomed by a friendly smiling receptionist. That's how you want enter a hostel. Got a small tour of the hostel, cause it is small. But very good and functional. Good little kitchen and big rooftop, with a bar and some very good craft beers. The dorm is good, not big, but you don't feel...

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Yann74, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Dragonfly Hostels, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, we like to give our guests a nice welcome to make them feel comfortable since the moment they arrive. We hope you had fun on the rooftop with the different activities we organize!

Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I stayed only one night in Lima´s Dragonfly Hostel, and I enjoyed it very much! The girls of the staff were very attentive, they helped me with everything I needed in order to get to the airport, and recommending me places to have fun during my last night! It is located in a good place. The shared-room I stayed was...

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Yann74, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Dragonfly Hostels, responded to this review

Thank you very much for appreciating our customer service, the staff is always willing to help our guests with their needs! We hope to see you soon again!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Friendly hostel in the safe neighborhood of Miraflores district, in Lima. Great cafeteria with kitchen recently renovated, we offer spacious dorms and comfortable private rooms with quality bedding. We are the only hostel in Lima with surf facilities in the beach, 10 min walking distance. A great roof terrace for chill-out at the bar or BBQ. NEW: find our micro-brewery beers at our bar! Around here you will find restaurants, bars and all kind of attractions. Close access to the beach of Makaha, with surf rental facilities. We will be happy to accommodate you during your stay in Lima. We offer : Free linen, free internet, WiFi, TV Cable, surf board rental, bus and tours booking, free baggage storage, lockers, chill-out lobby, movies, DVD & books, kitchen facilities, hot water 24/7, all kinds of good traveling advices and a selection of tours and treks in Peru. Open 24 hours. Airport shuttle service on request 24/7. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dragonfly Hostels

Address: Avenida 28 de Julio, 190, Lima 18, Peru
Region: Peru > Lima Region > Lima
Price Range: ₹ 1,034 - ₹ 1,681 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“large dorms are cheap, but also there are private rooms on the top deck patio!”
sandyary23, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“great private room rates”
661kylied, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Walk the few blocks to lovers park and have dinner on the water.”
visasandv, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“lovely roof top garden when dealing with the time difference :)”
AbsShan, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Do NOT stay in the private double room with bathroom”
PenguinFrog, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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