Best Beds and Breakfasts in Lima

10 Best Bed and Breakfast Places To Make The Most Of Your Trip To Lima, Peru

You can tell Lima is a backpacker-friendly city. Not only people is friendly actually to tourists, but there are plenty of low-profile places where you can eat for almost ridiculous prices (between US $3 to $5 for a complete menu combo), and transportation fares are cheap (up to some US $0.50 per trip). But the best of all, there are many decent and good bed&breakfast and youth hostels available for those traveling the world the affordable way.

Most of these Bed and Breakfast places are located in Miraflores, and this is easy to understand: this Lima district is acknowledged as the most tourist-friendly and concentrates many services, restaurants, shops, attractions, and nightlife spots.

We have listed some of the best Bed and Breakfast places, and we do hope that this list will be useful to you.
Starting in Miraflores, one of the most conspicuous is Che Lagarto, but there are other good options, such as Pucllana Lodge, Enjoy Hostels, Condor House, Eurobackpackers, and 151 Backpackers.

There are also an interesting option in San Isidro, right in the middle of the way between Lima and Miraflores, like Youth Hostel Malka San Isidro. Barranco district has some excellent bed and breakfast places, like 3B Barranco and Aquisito, popular due to their excellent service. And, last but not least, there is one outstanding backpackers place in Lima Downtown: 1900 Backpackers Lima.


Youth Hotel Malka is a place intended for young travelers seeking safety and comfort at very affordable prices. Its location allows for quick connection to public transports, and it is almost surrounded by banks, supermarkets, money exchange services, restaurants and public internet booths. The dorms are clean and quiet: most of them have between four and six beds: there's hot water 24/7, a cafeteria, laundry service, cable TV, shared kitchen facilities, a ping-pong table, luggage storage service and a safety box. Airport pickup and tourism information are available. Youth Hostel Malka is affiliated to International Student Identity Card (ISIC) and there is a 20% discount for ISIC cardholders.

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This hostel is located right at the start of Lima Downtown, at a beautiful remodeled house: it is also very close to attractions like the Lima Art Museum, Parque de la Exposición, the National Soccer Stadium, or the Lima Magic Water Circuit, and side to side with Real Plaza Shopping Center, where you can find even a supermarket. It is also within walking distance from the historic Lima Downtown (Plaza Mayor, Cathedral of Lima, etc.) And some two blocks away you will find the Metropolitan Transport System Central Station, that connects you to Miraflores and Chorrillos in no time. Amenities include an entertainment room with TV and DVDs, free internet access, games, hairdryers, hot showers, lockers, luggage storage, pool table, kitchen, etc. Breakfast is included on the price.

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151 Backpackers is located in the middle of Miraflores district, conveniently close to restaurants, nightclubs, shopping areas, the beach, the ruins of the Huaca Pucllana, travel agencies, super markets, and movie theaters: it is also an excellent choice for those who love making new friends when traveling, due to its friendly and relaxed atmosphere. This is a remodeled and refurbished traditional house that preserves all its old charms, this time painted and decorated in warm colors. There are dorms but also private rooms with cable TV, restroom, closet and minibar. The dorms have place for up to 8 guests, a shared restroom and lockers to preserve your belongings. Continental breakfast with bread rolls, jams and hot beverages is served daily at the breakfast area; bycicle rental is available, and airport shuttles may be arranged.

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Eurobackpackers Hostel is located in a centric area of Miraflores, close to banks, shopping areas, restaurants, tourist services, etc., and airport pickup is available if booked in advance. The place offers spacious shared dorms and Continental breakfast served daily, including natural fruit juices and regional marmalades. Amenities include a nice clean kitchen, a TV area with DVDs and a PC, free internet wifi connection, an area for barbecue and a shared kitchen. The place is near restaurants and nice places to go out, and the hostel staff is friendly and helpful; there is even a s a travel agency inside the hostel. However, there's not too many chances of socializing with other guests.

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Condor's House is a clean and comfortable lodge founded by two backpackers who fell for Peru. Its strategic location in Miraflores makes it a great place to rest after spending all the day touring the city (or all the night partying, or both). There are large and bright shared rooms for four to eight people, with private or shared toilets, as well as some private bedrooms for two. Guests can use lockers prepare their own meals in the kitchen, or wind down watching TV or a film in the living room, unless they prefer to answer their emails (there is wifi connection). Laundry service/dry cleaning is also available. Tip: try to get a room in the second floor, since rooms are larger and the street noise is almost inaudible.

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Enjoy Hostel, one of the cheapest options in Lima, is located in Miraflores, not far from the Costa Verde beaches and reasonably close to the very active district's nightlife: it is also within walking distance from restaurants, gift shops, the "indian markets" that sell souvenirs, and from Miraflores Central Park (aka Kennedy Park). The owners pride in offering 24h personalized service to make your stay unforgettable. There's private and shared rooms, a communal kitchen, lockers, a computer with internet connection and wifi in common areas, as well as a lounge with a large TV and a DVD player. A daily basic continental breakfast is served in the eating lounge, and the staff can arrange shuttle service to and from the Jorge Chavez International Airport or to Cruz Del Sur bus station.

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This is a very affordable lodge designed to meet the needs of tourists looking for an economic alternative, reasonably near from the lively Miraflores nightlife but in a quiet residential ??rea: Pucllana Lodge is great for backpackers, but also for business and leisure guests: however, it is more suitable for young people who enjoy meeting new people and making friends. There's 24h room service, laundry service/dry cleaning, disabled facilities, and tours. Options range from triple rooms with private restrooms to a single bed in a shared dorm: there's also wifi internet connection, and a shared kitchen available to guests who may need to prepare their own meals, and an entertainment room with a DVD player and a large collection of films.

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Located in the romantic and bohemian district of Barranco, Aquisito Bed and Breakfast offers great hostel accommodations at very affordable rates. Just to start with, they can arrange airport pickup if needed. This is a nice and cozy place established in a beautiful traditional Barranco house, and offers you all the basic amenities at low prices, so it's a great choice for backpackers. Guests can use the common kitchen to prepare their meals, and there is also a dining room. There's parking space if needed, too, and internet access is granted. The location is also very convenient, since it's close to nightlife fun, connected to the Metropolitano bus system and not far from Miraflores.

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This is a basic but also complete bed and breakfast hotel in Barranco, one of the liveliest district in Lima, located very close to art galleries, restaurants and nightlife fun, and also near to Miraflores, another very tourist-friendly district. It is certainly a bit far from Lima Downtown, but the Metropolitano buses will take you there in 10 minutes. This is a clean, affordable and safe accommodation, with staff ready to help and to make your stay perfect; there's also full range cable TV, wifi 24/7 (however, it may fail for a few seconds now and then), strong and hot showers, and also tea, coffee and filtered water for free.

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Che Lagarto Lima is part of a South American network offering quality budget accommodation "bed and breakfast" style: you can choose between private bedrooms and shared dorms. Excellent choice for backpackers and for young couples, since its location is pretty close to shopping areas, restaurants and must-see local attractions. In addition to the usual basic ammenities, private bedrooms include towels, and there's some some computers connected to internet and wifi connection as well in all common areas and guest rooms. This is a nice place to meet other travelers or to just relax after a full day of sightseeing and fun.

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