The Point Hostel Lima

Malecon Junin 300, Barranco, Lima, Peru
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Hotel Description

Ever since it was founded in a handsome Republican-era Barranco mansion in 2002, The Point Hostel Lima has been a party destination for backpackers from around the world. Cheap, safe, great for meeting people, surrounded by the city's best nightlife and just steps from the beach—no wonder it's so popular.

There are over 50 comfortable beds distributed among dorms and private rooms. The dorms can hold a maximum of four, six and nine guests while the private rooms come in singles and twins. All of the rooms share co-ed bathroom and shower facilities.

The hostel offers fast Internet access, pool and ping pong tables, international calls, hammocks, a book exchange, a TV lounge with a DVD collection, secure parking (motorbikes welcome) and a kitchen.

The staff are excellent guides to Lima's exciting nightlife, which starts right at the hostel's own The Pointless Bar where an event is held almost every single night. Additional services include surfboard and bike rentals, Spanish classes, airport transfers, laundry service and tours.

Area

The Point Hostel Lima is located in the historic bohemian district of Barranco near incredible nightlife, restaurants, cafés, shops and the beach. The area is safe and friendly and affords easy access to a wide range of attractions.

Food & Beverage

The hostel's restaurant serves a complimentary continental breakfast each morning as well as lunch and dinner. A BBQ is held every week.

The Pointless Bar is housed in a decorated wooden shed in the hostel's backyard. It's the place where guests hang out, socialize, drink and play pool. The menu features approximately 30 different cocktails as well as a selection of imported beers and most nights events such as competitions, parties and shows are held.

How To Get There

To get to the hostel from Barranco's municipal park, head north along Miguel Grau Ave. and take your second left onto Ugarte St. at the Metro supermarket. Continue for two blocks until the road ends, then take a right onto Malecón Junín St. The hostel will be less than a block away on your right.

Amenities & Services

General:

Patio, Bar, Garden, Guest Kitchen, On-Site Parking (free), Nightclub, Restaurant, Lounge Area, 24-Hour Front Desk, Cable/Satellite TV, Communal Living Room, Breakfast, 24-Hour Security.

Services:

Computers with Internet Connection, Surfboard/Wetsuit Rental, Currency Exchange, Personal Lockers, Laundry Service, Travel Desk, Safety Deposit Box at Reception, Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN (free), Airport Transfer, Bike Rental, Jet Ski Rental.

On-Site Activities:

Hammocks, Movie Collection on DVD, Collection of Books, Board Games, Spanish Classes, Billiards, Ping-Pong, Live Music, BBQ Facilities.

Nearby Attractions:

Beach, Nightlife, Surfing, Sightseeing Tours, Shopping Area, Hiking, Paragliding, Casino, Municipal Park, Sailing, Jet Skiing, Gastronomy, Shopping Mall.

Languages:

Spanish, English.

Pick-up and Drop-off

Air Travel

A transfer from and to the airport can be arranged at a surcharge of USD 24.00 each way.

Hotel Policy

Check-in and Check-out Times

Check-in time: 12am
Check-out time: 11am

Smoking

The hotel operates a non-smoking policy, but smoking is permitted in designated smoking areas.

Pets

Guests are not allowed to bring pets onto the property.

Age Restrictions

Children under 16 years of age are not permitted at this property.

Accepted Credit Cards

Visa.

Traveler Reviews (1)

The guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at the The Point Hostel Lima. Below are opinions of guests that reflected their own experiences.

5.0 Review Score
Chad

United States
Culture
04/14/2012

5
OK...
If you are on a party trip and wish to stay at a party place, this is for you!

If you are looking for peace and quiet, go elsewhere...
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