HQ Villa Hostel

Address: Calle Independencia 1288, Lima, 1288, Peru | Hostel
 
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsHQ Villa Hostel Lima

      Reviewed by thetravelchuck

      HQ Villa for 3 nights

      Reviewed Nov 14, 2012
      by (1 review) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      Hostel was very quiet until a group of americans arrived and took over the communial areas, no one explained this to us or apologised. The hostel was clean but our room was more basic than the pictures shown on the website and was just four drab walls a bunk bed and a chest of draws. The walls seemed paper thin as you could hear everything in our room (room 10). Although it was quiet on the evenings and sleeping was fine. The location is good and very safe with shops and banks nearby. The small buses are safe and very cheap even on the evening. The staff were helpful but there were no organised trips.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      TripAdvisor Reviews HQ Villa Hostel Lima

      4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
       

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