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Arequipay Backpackers Downtown

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hostal offers mostly what a backpacker needs. Good beds, good atmosphere and touristy information. While we enjoyed our stay (6 people) the Arequipay didn't give us our 20% discount at check-out as we simply forgot to tell the reception. After check out we asked if they could return our discount but unfortunately they weren't cooperative at all. It seems...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hostel themselves is nice. Big rooms, nice kitchen, breakfast was alright with jam and bananas. Tv room is great and have Netflix. Bathrooms are big but water isn't getting hot enough. Our room was facing the sun so after 6:30am we couldn't sleep anymore due to heat. Maybe a fan in the room would be good.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and clean hostel. Bathrooms cleaned regularly. Loads of facilities: 2 kitchens, TV room, garden with lounging space, at least two bathrooms on each floor. Staff really friendly and helpful. Looked after some of my stuff after I forgot it there until I came back to collect. Really secure baggage store. Average breakfast of bananas, Bread and jam and wifi...

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Thank alicedem91
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Arequipay Backpackers is really well located and the staff are incredibly friendly and helpful. The hostel has a great atmosphere and was really pleasant to stay in. The beds were comfortable and clean.

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff and nice hostel to hangout it! I loved the hammocks and the TV room to chill at. When I arrived in the middle of the night the staff was super helpful. Close to the plaza and walking distance to about everything.

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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This hostel was in a very nice area - easy to walk into town. The staff were all really friendly and let me shower and change after an overnight bus before check in time. Included breakfast was really basic tho and the guest kitchen isn't big enough. My dorm room was clean but again not big enough - top bunks...

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Thank Jess B
Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This place truly felt like a home away from home. Everyone was so friendly and inclusive, the atmosphere was very comfortable, and the rooms and bathrooms were kept incredibly clean. It is also in a very quiet, safe neighborhood. I've never slept so well in a hostel before! I loved my stay here.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

A great and reasonably priced hostel. They provide breakfast ( bread, butter, jam, fruit and tea/coffee), a same day laundry service, help booking tours and busses ect. Really friendly and helpful staff and you're reminded on arrival that it's not a party hostel so you'll probably get a good night's sleep. The only negative is that the bed in my...

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Thank Robert D
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I arrived in the evening, and the staff member who checked me in was very helpful and was able to get me on a Colca Canyon trek leaving the next day! I would highly recommend using the hostel for tours. I had a great experience on the trek, and it was a good price. However, it was fairly loud in...

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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

It was greeeat. The staff was so Nice and helpful. The room was clean and not very expensive. A lot of things to do (billard, ping pong...). Morever it is closed to The big places If you wanna visit muséum , churches , cathédrale, market ... Highly recommandés !!

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We are not a basic property, do you know why? Because we have attractions and facilities that others in arequipa do not have that make us the funniest, coziest and homiest property in town with a funky and modern decor. We are a cozy property and you are going to feel like you are in your own home. We offer both indoor and outdoor spaces that are perfect to socialize with all travelers. If you are looking for a place to relax and recharge your energy to continue your journey the best place in arequipa is arequipay backpackers house!. We are not a party property where you always going to find people that disturb your peace of mind, here you going to find tranquility, great vibe and the best service in town, we put our guests above and beyond because you are number one priority for us. We know - you like it clean that's why we take care of it around the clock making sure everything is spotless. Location: Only five blocks away to the main square. Even though we are situated downtown, we are in a peaceful neighborhood away from the hustle and bustle of the streets around the main square in a private neighborhood. Our location is perfect because it's near banks, supermarkets, bars, and principal tourist attractions. *******facilities****** A game room with a 32 lcd hd tv and professional pool table. 3 computers with flat-panel with free internet and wifi Two movie rooms with a 52 lcd hd tv with dvd and an extensive movie collection. Foosball table and ping pong table. Play station 3! With the latest games Patio with hammocks, patio sets and a heater. Two kitchens good equipped. Barbicue area Free Calls to USA and Canada!!! *****you will find for free***** Free Calls to USA and CAnada Free individual lockers Free tea and coca tea 24/7 Free spices to cook Free wireless internet connection and 3 computers Free access to guide books from all around the world Book exchange Free maps and advice Free luggage storage Free satellite tv and films, Basic breakfast from 7 15 am to 10 am: Bread, butter and jam. Free tea and coca tea 24/7 +++++++location++++++ If you take a taxi please say the taxi driver that our address is near to colegio claretiano, or in front of hotel casa de avila, or near the intersection of calle san martin cuadra 1 and calle cusco cuadra 1 in vallecito almost one block away from siete esquinas +++++++++warning about the taxi drivers+++++++++++ There is a high level of corruption between the taxis inside the bus station and some hostales! So please do not believe the taxi drivers when they try to persuade you not to come to arequipay backpackers properties taking you to other property, they always lie because those hostales pay the taxis commission and for sure you will not find a better property like arequipay, our comments are our best guarantee! Cancellation and no show policy: Cancellations or changes are accepted only with minimum 24 hours before the arrival date via email or phone. Same day cancellations, same day changes or no show will result in 1 night charge per person regardless the reason from your credit card. We are not responsible for weather conditions, illness, flight delays or flight cancellations. If you do not arrive within 3 hrs of your scheduled arrival time, we reserve the right to cancel your booking. So please avoid to be charged from your credit card, if you decided to change or cancel your reservation please let us know. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arequipay Backpackers Downtown

Address: Pasaje Ohiggins 224 Vallecito, Arequipa, Peru
Region: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Price Range: $17 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Try to a get a room on the third floor so you don't hear people in and out of the kitchen on the second floor.”
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