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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at this hostel weren't very interested in the guests. The dorm I was in is adjacent to a street with lots of bars on it so it's very noisy at night. While I was staying there it was pretty empty so the atmosphere was a bit dead. Good location though.

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We stayed here after visiting Machu Picchu and were looking for an inexpensive place to stay for a couple of days before the flight home. The staff were very helpful and we loved the rooftop kitchen that was there to use for meals & the breakfast they provided (continental but ok). Lots of information available about things to do and...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 2 April 2016

This is a cool hostel for backpackers and young travelers. In a prime location, with a nice rooftop to drink and do a little pregame partying before the bars. We stayed in a private room on the first floor, so I can't speak for the dorm rooms, but ours was well kept and clean. No air conditioning sucked because it...

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Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Kaminu based on the fact that it was well located in Barranco and it had good reviews. The hostel was incredibly underwhelming. First impressions were that the staff were completely uninterested in any of the guests and we spent a lot of time waiting to check in because they were far more interested in their lunch. Things...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 March 2016

I would give the hostel overall an average rating, in terms of the facilities. The people were very friendly though service was pretty lax (as is to be expected at places like this). They're part of the 'very good' rating. Anyway, the rooms/building itself is pretty basic/average for a hostel. The rooftop bar was a nice place to hang out....

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Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

Its very familiar and they have a really good vibe in the hostel. Also a nice rooftop, where you can sleep in the hammock if you want and you can get the best massage in here! Unfortunatelly you cannot see the sea from the rooftop, otherwise it would be perfekt.

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Lima, Peru
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Really this is by far the best hostel I have been to, perfect location in Barranco, close to the beach, public transport, shops,resturants all within walking distance apart from that Kaminu has a great rooftop bar and resturant really very homely with great people and great staff who are always very helpful the hostel is always clean wifi is good....

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Nazca, Peru
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Perfect location in barranco, close to the beach in a very artsy neighborhood. Awesome rooftop bar with actually pretty good prices for the area. The rooms are spacious with great people. The staff made me feel very at home, one guy speaks English very well and was able to give us all the information we needed about the bus and...

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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

This review is actually meant for the "Kaminu Private Rooms Barranco", but since we sent a booking request for Kaminus main place and got a confirmation for the Apartments (which we did not realize until we got here), I imagine this could happen to several other people as well! Please check out my review for the private barranco rooms for...

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Switzerland
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

Nice staff, was very helpful. Breakfast was nice and had everything. Room was a bit big, with 5 bunk beds. Easy to use public transport and reception day and night available. Small common areas, but nice terrace! We extended our stay 3 times one or two nights without any problems or changing rooms or bed.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
new!! now have besides the main local with 4 new rooms a few blocks from our main location, with all amenities, safety, cleanliness and tranquility that you, your family or travel group looking for. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kaminu Backpackers Hostel

Address: Bajada de Banos 342, Lima 04, Peru
Region: Peru > Lima Region > Lima > Barranco
Price Range: ₹ 679 - ₹ 1,493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Rooms at the front may be noisier as they face the street and it is a busy area. I didn't mind it but others might.”
 of 5 bubbles SteveJ202, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
“when making your booking tell them what you expect that way you wont be disappointed”
 of 5 bubbles craigwilliamemslie, 9 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The dorms are great”
 of 5 bubbles R1439ZHlauram, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
“They have a bunch of options here; single, dorms, matrimonial and also apartments in another part of the city. Whatever you need yall!”
 of 5 bubbles petrav477, 30 Jun 2014 | Read review
“They have 6-bed and 10-bed rooms. I stayed in the 6-bed room and it was comfy enough.”
 of 5 bubbles haythamh2013, 29 Jun 2014 | Read review
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