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7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The hostel is clean, has good vibes, and good staff. The food is very good and if your on a tight budget there are specials for 15s for lunch. They have a receptionist at all times to help book tickets and tours as well. They speak both English and Spanish which was very helpful.

Thank Liza B
Los Angeles, California
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129 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

My stay here was a blast. I find the place very welcoming and quite cozy. Stayed in their Dorm and was quite content with the bed. It can get cramped with all the stuff from everyone but people are mostly out and about during the day. For the guests, they give 10% discount if you order from their restaurant. Had... More 

Thank TabsterInc
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed there for what was going to be two nights but at about 1030 our first night the girl in the bed next to us complained about being itchy. She looked at her mattress only to find multiple bed bugs in her bed! We looked in ours and found a few in each bed! Gross. We left the room... More 

Thank Danielle L

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53 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

For this price in this place is fine. Only bunk beds, no hot water at all, wi-fi sometimes see awesome sometimes sucks. No breakfast included. As a guest U have 10%discount in their restaurant but U need to check the bill as they happened few times to forgot about it...

Thank Bartosz W
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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

We booked our sand buggy tour through them and had a great time. Our driver was fun and crazy but it still felt very safe. We paid 10soles extra for the real snowboards with boots and I would say we had a better time then the others on their wooden home made boards. All up 50soles a person including the... More 

Thank Marcus J
Lima, Peru
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Very good option for a stay in Huacachina. The menu was good, diversified and there was delicious pisco sour and other good drink for «happy hour». It was hot as hell in the bedroom, dormitory of 8 beds, but what else do you expect in february in Peru! They found us a wonderful plan for Sand Boogie and Sandboard: S/... More 

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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

This was an okay place. No breakfast because they want you to spend at their restaurant. Food was good there but more than other places in the area. Wifi was okay. We rented sand boards from them because it was easier but booked our buggy tour elsewhere for cheaper. We stayed two nights and that was easily enough for this... More 

Thank Laurence B
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed in Desert Nights for 2 nights. Very good location and nice staff. The negative side: no hot water and they have bedbugs, at least in the big dorm where I stayed. No breakfast included, but they have very good restaurant, big portions and very tasty food.

Thank Sandra T
Quebec City, Canada
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016

The hostel is ok BUT... We had 2 beds in a 8 beds dorm for 20 NS each. My friend was sleeping in the bed over me. When he woke up, he had a lot of bites on his legs and his arms. It was bed bugs... It could explain why that didn't smell good in the dorm. Other travellers... More 

Thank Daniel D
Erlangen, Germany
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2016

The restaurant was very good. They serve a lunch special which includes a hamburger, fries and an orange juice for 15 soles. Top! The staff was also great and funny. If you search a place to stay, maybe not the best. Beds are very instabil, no mosquito net, and the room was very small. If you you want to book... More 

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Additional Information about Desert Nights Youth Hostel

Address: Malecon Principal s/n | Balneario Huacachina, Ica, Peru
Region: Peru > Ica Region > Ica
Price Range: ₹ 818 - ₹ 1,705 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
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“Cheaper beer at the souvenir shop next door.”
 of 5 bubbles TabsterInc, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Wifi works only in the center. Some beds have bugs......”
 of 5 bubbles danieldX4455YW, 30 Jan 2016 | Read review
“They have also rooms, we rented the apartment NOT the rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 888marielag, 11 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Dont choose the room infront next to the reception. Its very noisy because of the restuarant right outside our window.”
 of 5 bubbles terrih167, 8 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Try not to stay in the front dorm, as the patio will be very loud until late at night.”
 of 5 bubbles alessandrov698, 16 Nov 2013 | Read review
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