Best Hostels near Lima AirportPeru’s capital of Lima is a fascinating place, with rich colonial-era architecture, modern trappings, and slum areas all close to each other. Surrounded by desert and within easy reach of the mountains, the city is sprawling, lively, and charmingly chaotic.

Parts of Lima are known for being not so safe, and there are places that travelers are advised to avoid. Make sure that you don’t unwittingly book your accommodation in one of these areas.

There’s no need to stress about where to stay in Lima, however, as we’ve done the legwork to bring you this list of the best hostels near Lima Airport. All are in areas that are relatively safe for travelers, although of course (as with most places in the world) you should still exercise healthy levels of caution.

We’ve covered different types of travelers and budgets too, to make sure that you find the perfect Lima hostel for your trip.

Hostels Near Lima Airport – Round-up

Overall best hostel near Lima Airport – Mama Backpackers
Best hostel near Lima Airport to catch an early flight – Pay Purix Hostel – Lima Airport
Best hostel near Lima Airport to catch an early train – Lima House
Best hostels near Lima Airport for solo travellers – Kausachun Peru – Backpackers
Best party hostel near Lima Airport – Pariwana Hostel
Best hostel for business travelers near Lima Airport – Tampu Machi Backpackers Hostel
Best hostels for couples near Lima Airport – Tierras Viajeras Hostel Cultural
Best hostels near Lima Airport for families – Hostel Iquique
Best cheap hostel near Lima Airport – Tupac – Lima Airport Hostel
Best luxury hostel near Lima Airport – Orchid Hostels
Best hostels with a private room near Lima Airport – Casa Aika

17 Hostels Near Lima Airport

Overall best hostel near Lima Airport

Mama Backpackers

With great reviews and only 6km to Lima Airport, this one was an easy choice!

With great reviews and only 6km to Lima Airport, this one was an easy choice!

  • Cost – $
  • Distance to Lima Airport 6 km / 3.7 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Lima Airport walking: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Time to Lima Airport by taxi: 16 minutes

Mama Backpackers is our winner for the overall best hostel near Lima Airport. It has a real home-away-from-home feeling and everyone can be sure of a warm welcome. There are cozy dorms for four as well as private double rooms (with shared bathrooms).

Past guests rave about the friendly owner, who really goes the extra mile to make sure that you’re comfortable. The hostel is spotlessly clean and there are luggage facilities so you can catch up with the essentials.

The café and games room is ideal for mingling and relaxing. Freebies include breakfast and Wi-Fi, and other handy features include luggage storage, lockers, hairdryers, and airport transfers (for an extra fee).

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Best hostel near Lima Airport to catch an early flight

Pay Purix Hostel – Lima Airport

Pay Purix Hostel Lima Airport is super close to the Airport and has plenty of activities

Pay Purix Hostel Lima Airport is super close to the Airport and has plenty of activities

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Lima Airport 2 km / 1.2 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Lima Airport walking: 25 minutes
  • Time to Lima Airport by taxi: 6 minutes

Pay Purix Hostel – Lima Airport is one of the best hostels near Lima Airport to catch an early flight. It’s also a top option for anyone transitting through Lima and looking for a comfortable base for a long layover. Beds are comfy and all rooms (including dorms) are en suite.

The Pay Purix has mixed dorms for four or 12, as well as private single, double, twin, and triple rooms. Chill out in the TV room or get competitive in the games room, which has a PlayStation, pool table, ping pong table, and more.

Prepare a snack in Pay Purix’s shared kitchen before bed, or order something tasty from the onsite café-bar. Breakfast is available for an extra fee, perfect for people rushing for a flight. Other plus points include laundry facilities, a pleasant terrace, parking, currency exchange, and free Wi-Fi.

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Mundo Albergue Aeropuerto

Mundo Albergue Aeropuerto

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Lima Airport 0.7 km / 0.3 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Lima Airport walking: 6 minutes
  • Time to Lima Airport by taxi: 5 minutes

Mundo Albergue Aeropuerto is another excellent hostel near Lima Airport to catch an early flight. You can walk to the airport in fewer than ten minutes and the hostel offers affordable shuttle services. With mixed dorms and private rooms for one, two, three, and four, it suits all types of travellers.

It’s easy to order takeaway food at Mundo Albergue Aeropuerto so you can relax before (or after) your flight, though there are also shopping centres within walking distance. Common areas include a cosy lounge and the garden.

The Reception at Mundo Albergue Aeropuerto is staffed around the clock and the hostel offers a range of other convenient services and amenities such as laundry facilities, left luggage, currency exchange, free Wi-Fi, and breakfast for an extra charge.

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Best hostel near Lima Airport to catch an early train

Lima House

Free breakfast and an airport shuttle - yes please!

Free breakfast and an airport shuttle – yes please!

  • Cost – $
  • Distance to Lima Airport 11.7 km / 7.3 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Lima Airport by taxi: 35 minutes

Just steps from the Central Station, Lima House is our recommendation for the best hostel near Lima Airport to catch an early train.

Housed within an old colonial building, the hostel has plenty of charm. Choose between twin rooms, with shared bathrooms, or six-bed dorms, either mixed or just for females.

Rooms have lockers and desks and bathrooms are single gender. Enjoy a free breakfast before heading off to catch your train.

If you have some downtime you can chill in the cosy common room or have a game of foosball. Or, why not make use of the laundry facilities and stay fresh? There’s a kitchen, tour desk, baggage storage, and free Wi-Fi too.

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Best hostels near Lima Airport for solo travellers

Kausachun Peru – Backpackers

Kausachun Peru Backpackers is highly reviewed for their amenities - and we agree!

Kausachun Peru Backpackers is highly reviewed for their amenities – and we agree!

  • Cost – $
  • Distance to Lima Airport 2.6 km / 1.6 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Lima Airport by walking: 30 minutes
  • Time to Lima Airport by taxi: 8 minutes

Just a short walk from the airport, Kausachun Peru – Backpackers is one of our top choices for the best hostel near Lima Airport for solo travellers. Dorms are single gender and the beds are comfy.

All dorms at the Kausachun have a coffee machine, ideal for kick-starting your mornings, and some also have a basic kitchenette. Breakfast is included in the prices.

There are several shared spaces where you can unwind, chat, eat, or work, or you can get some fresh air on the terrace. Peace of mind is increased by round the clock security and CCTV.

The hostel has luggage storage facilities, a book exchange, and shuttle services (for an extra fee).

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1900s Backpackers Hostel

1900s Backpackers Hostel

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Lima Airport 11.6 km / 7.2 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Lima Airport by taxi: 30 minutes

Housed within a gorgeous historic building, 1900s Backpackers Hostel is another excellent hostel near Lima Airport for solo travellers.

There’s a huge choice of sleeping options, including mixed dorms for four, six, eight, ten, and 18, and female-only dorms for four. Solo travellers who prefer more privacy at night can book a single room with a shared bathroom.

The bar is a great place to meet other travellers and you can bond over a game of pool or foosball. Various events are regularly arranged too, letting you get out and about with new people.

There’s a kitchen if you don’t feel like going out for food, and the free-to-use computers are perfect for keeping in touch and planning your adventures. The hostel also has free Wi-Fi throughout, a book exchange, meeting rooms, and laundry facilities.

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Best party hostel near Lima Airport

Pariwana Hostel

Get your party on at the Pariwana Hostel!

Get your party on at the Pariwana Hostel!

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Lima Airport 18.6 km / 11.6 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Lima Airport by taxi: 46 minutes
  • Time to Lima Airport by bus: 1 hour and 5 minutes

Pariwana Hostel may be slightly farther away from the airport than other properties, but it really is one of the best party hostels near Lima Airport. Few night owls can resist the fun here! The in-house bar has terrific daily happy hour specials and themed parties at the weekends.

The energetic members of staff arrange diverse fun events throughout the week too, including salsa classes, quizzes, drinking games, and karaoke. You can also join in with walking tours during the day and take advantage of the onsite tour desk. If you just want to chill, you’ll find video games, board games, TVs, books, and foosball in the laid-back common areas.

You can also unwind on the spacious terrace. Cool free stuff includes luggage storage, Wi-Fi, breakfast, and tea, and coffee throughout the day.

Feeling peckish? The onsite restaurant is sure to satisfy your appetite.  Dorms come in different sizes and you’ll get earplugs to promote a good night’s sleep. There are private rooms too.

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Loki Lima

Loki Lima

  • Cost – $
  • Distance to Lima Airport 18.5 km / 11.5 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Lima Airport by taxi: 45 minutes
  • Time to Lima Airport by bus: 1 hour

Loki Lima is another top hostel for party animals near Lima Airport. Start your night in the lively bar before heading out on a bar crawl with your new pals.

Come back to a comfortable bed in a mixed or ladies-only dorm or one of the pleasant en suite private rooms (available for one, two, and three).

Socialise in the common room and on the terrace or grab a bite to eat in the onsite restaurant. Other brilliant features include free luggage storage and Wi-Fi, currency exchange, and a tour desk. Lockers and 4-hour security help you to feel more secure.

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Best hostel for business travellers near Lima Airport

Tampu Machi Backpackers Hostel

Tampu Machi Backpackers Hostel has everything for business travelers

Tampu Machi Backpackers Hostel has everything for business travelers

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Lima Airport 8 km / 5 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Lima Airport by taxi: 25 minutes

Tampu Machi Backpackers Hostel is our pick for the best hostel for business travellers near Lima Airport. The private rooms come in different sizes, each with a private bathroom.

You’ll find everything you need to stay connected, including free Wi-Fi and faxing services. You can sort tickets and tours at the hostel too. Airport transfers and free parking nearby take care of any transportation concerns.

Reception is manned around the clock and there’s also 24-hour security. Luggage storage may be useful for people needing to pop out of town for a short while.

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Best hostels for couples near Lima Airport

Tierras Viajeras Hostel Cultural

Free walking tours and an airport shuttle at Tierras Viajeras Hostel Cultural

Free walking tours and an airport shuttle at Tierras Viajeras Hostel Cultural

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Lima Airport 4 km / 2.5 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Lima Airport by walking: 45 minutes
  • Time to Lima Airport by taxi: 10 minutes

The funky, arty appearance, lovely private rooms, good location, and neighbourhood vibe all help to make Tierras Viajeras Hostel Cultural one of our suggestions for the best hostel for couples near Lima Airport. Attractive traditional art and textiles can be found throughout the hostel, creating visual appeal.

The hostel hosts varied fun events, including music evenings, foodie tastings, and workshops. Food and drink are available on site and the hostel also has a lounge and kitchen.

Other plus points for the Tierras Viajeras Hostel include laundry facilities, luggage storage, bike hire, a tour desk, and currency exchange, and freebies include breakfast, Wi-Fi, and parking. A free city tour helps you to get your bearings if you’re only just arriving in Lima.

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Transit Home Bed and Breakfast

Transit Home Bed and Breakfast has all the convenience of home for travelers

  • Distance to Lima Airport 3.2 km / 2 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Lima Airport by walking: 40 minutes
  • Time to Lima Airport by taxi: 10 minutes

Transit Home Bed and Breakfast is a highly rated hostel just a hop, skip, and jump from Lima Airport.

It’s a great place for couples who are in transit through the Peruvian capital. It’s located close to several popular tourist attractions and a good range of amenities, and free transfers make your airport journeys a breeze.

The modern rooms share clean bathrooms and there are shared areas where you can rest and mingle. Breakfast is included in the price and the hostel has free Wi-Fi. We love this hostel for its convenience.

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Best hostels near Lima Airport for families

Hostel Iquique

Hostel Iquique has activities for kids and is easy for traveling to Lima Airport

Hostel Iquique has activities for kids and is easy for traveling to Lima Airport

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Lima Airport 11 km / 6.8 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Lima Airport by taxi: 20 minutes

Hostel Iquique is one of our picks for the best hostels near Lima Airport for families. Friendly and clean, it’s close to a range of useful amenities, such as restaurants, shops, and tour agencies.

The private rooms are en suite and breakfast is included in the mornings. Cable TV, free Wi-Fi, and board games help to keep younger members of the family entertained of an evening. You’ll also find a pool table on the roof terrace.

The self-catering facilities mean that you can whip up some comfort food when kids get hungry, or there’s also an onsite café for complete convenience. Airport shuttles remove the hassle from travelling to and from the airport.

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Kurmi Hostel B&B Lima Airport

Kurmi Hostel B and B Lima Airport

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Lima Airport 3.4 km / 1 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Lima Airport by walking: 40 minutes
  • Time to Lima Airport by taxi: 10 minutes

Kurmi Hostel is another good option for families who want easy access to Lima Airport. You can reach the airport by foot if wanted, though it’s cheap and easy to arrange a taxi to stop little legs from getting too tired.

You can also walk to various shops and eateries. The hostel has single, twin, double, and triple rooms, all en suite, and four-bed dorms. The vibe is friendly and peaceful.

There’s a shared kitchen and a common room where you can relax before your flight. Luggage storage services, free Wi-Fi, housekeeping, and cable TV help to make your stay more comfortable.

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Best cheap hostel near Lima Airport

Tupac – Lima Airport Hostel

Cheap and cheerful and near Lima Airport!

Cheap and cheerful and near Lima Airport!

  • Cost – $
  • Distance to Lima Airport 5 km / 3.1 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Lima Airport walking: 1 hour
  • Time to Lima Airport by taxi:10 minutes

A cheap and cheerful base for a short-term stay, Tupac – Lima Airport Hostel is the best cheap hostel near Lima Airport.

While it may not be your first choice for exploring the Peruvian capital, it’s ideal if you’re looking to stay close to the airport and save money. There are en suite double rooms as well as mixed dorms for six and ten. Dorms are also en suite.

Rooms are cosy with plenty of colour and homey touches. Unwind in front of the TV on the comfy sofa, prepare meals in the kitchen, soak up the views from the terrace, and socialise in the café-bar area.

Taking a short trip? You can arrange to store your luggage here. A free breakfast is included in the prices and Wi-Fi is also free.

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Best luxury hostel near Lima Airport

Orchid Hostels

Orchid Hostels has free breakfast. Stay in luxury close to Lima Airport

Orchid Hostels has free breakfast. Stay in luxury close to Lima Airport

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Lima Airport 11.5 km / 7.1 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Lima Airport by taxi: 22 minutes

Our choice for the best luxury hostel near Lima Airport, Orchid Hostels goes above and beyond what you would probably expect from a backpacker’s accommodation.

With a range of private rooms and mixed dorms, everyone can find the perfect sleeping space. There are sociable common areas, including a games room with foosball and a pool table, a terrace, and lounges.

Enjoy some blissful pampering in the spa area and chow down on healthy cuisine in the vegan restaurant. Breakfast is free. Housekeeping keeps everywhere spotless and there’s a friendly member of staff available at reception at all times.

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Best hostels with a private room near Lima Airport

Casa Aika

Casa Aika is friendly and welcoming - plus super close to Lima Airport!

Casa Aika is friendly and welcoming – plus super close to Lima Airport!

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Lima Airport 9. 2 km / 5.7 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Lima Airport by taxi: 20 minutes

Casa Aika is a friendly, welcoming, and homey accommodation. The en suite rooms for two are clean and comfortable, each with a TV and free Wi-Fi.

The friendly owner really stands out for his hospitality and eagerness to ensure all guests have a terrific stay. Start your day with a free breakfast and keep hunger at bay at other times in the onsite cafe-cum-bar.

You’ll also benefit from handy services like luggage storage, parking, and currency exchange.

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Hostal Mochica

Hostal Mochica

  • Cost – $
  • Distance to Lima Airport 5 km / 3.1 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Lima Airport walking: 1 hour
  • Time to Lima Airport by taxi: 10 minutes

Hostal Mochica is another of the best hostels with a private room near Lima Airport. There are private rooms with two single beds or one queen-sized bed, with en suite and shared bathrooms available. Free toiletries are provided.

Interconnected rooms make this ideal for families too. All rooms have a TV and free Wi-Fi, a wardrobe, and a separate seating area. You can arrange airport transfers to make getting to and from the airport a breeze.

You can also book a range of tours and tickets onsite too. Reception is open 4 hours and the property has left luggage facilities.

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Final Thoughts on the Best Hostels near Lima Airport

Finding the best hostel near Lima Airport really isn’t tricky at all! Whether you’re in town for business, transitting through Lima, just starting your city sightseeing, or are departing after explorations of the capital, this list of hostels near the airport has something for everyone.

Whether you prefer a lively vibe or a chill ambience, dorms or private rooms, and traditional or modern features, these hostels cover everything you could want. Book your favourite Lima hostel near the airport without delay to avoid missing out.

We’re pretty sure we covered all the best hostels near Lima Airport but if you think otherwise shoot us a comment below—we’d love to know if you have another top recommendation. Plus, you can check out our epic guide to the best hostel options in Lima city.