All Hostels in Lima

Welcome to your detailed guide for Lima hostels. We share all the juicy information you need to know to discover safe, fun and memorable hostels! All that's left for you to do is choose your favourite hostel in Lima, Peru. Compare prices for Lima hostels in one easy click - simple. Add your travel dates and watch as all hostel booking sites, including Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and, highlight their best price and room availability during your stay.

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Lima Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Lima, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in Lima


(Passion Airport - Lima Peru is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Lima


(Lima Backpackers Hostel is the best rated)

Most Lima hostels are located in

Miraflores, Barranco, San Isidro

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in Lima for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Lima for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Lima? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Lima alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Lima. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Lima (no more "I wish I knew this before")

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Lima here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

Other Nearby Cities
Chucuito Chucuito (14 Km / 9 mi.)
Punta Hermosa Punta Hermosa (40 Km / 25 mi.)
Huacho Huacho (122 Km / 76 mi.)
Tarma Tarma (161 Km / 100 mi.)
Jauja Jauja (169 Km / 105 mi.)
Huancayo Huancayo (198 Km / 123 mi.)
Pisco Pisco (206 Km / 128 mi.)

FAQ about Lima Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Lima. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Lima. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about Lima Hostels

A hostel in Lima costs on average $13 for a dorm. A hostel in Lima with private rooms costs on average $40. shows all 76 Hostels in Lima. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 76 hostels in Lima, Peru. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Lima such as

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This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Lima.

Lima Backpackers Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Lima.
It offers: Bar.

Travel Tips for Lima - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Lima

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Lima and Peru.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Your Packing List for Lima