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Arequipay Backpackers Downtown

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

After traveling for 5 months it's the first non mainstream hostel we have stayed in ( normally at wild rover etc) and we loved it!! Everyone was so friendly and wanted to chat, we joined 8 people to do the walking tour the morning we arrived! As soon as you walk into breakfast each morning you feel like your at...

Thank Jessica P
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Only stayed for one night in eight bed dorm. Nice hostel with good bed, lockers in room, hot showers, good wifi. Free breakfast of bread, butter, jam, coffee and banana. Staff friendly and helpful. Tv room and pool table. Can't think of any negatives!

Thank Becky T
Tel Aviv District, Israel
Reviewed 31 August 2015

As relax as it gets! -Nice minimalistic breakfast included, with free coffee/tea/coca infusion 24/7 -Comfortable beds, the guests arerespectful of the "silence after 10PM" rule -Awesome large garden with hammocks, free PS3 and DVD rooms with a wide selection of games and movies -Great location at a quiet place which is about 8 minutes walk from the Plaza de Armas...

Thank tomtomen
Sainte-Therese, Canada
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

The staff was awesome and very friendly! They recommanded good places in Arequipa like restaurants, markets, massages. You can also use the phones to make free phone calls to the States and Canada. The hostel has a very nice kitchen were you can make food, eat and meet people. I recommand to choose, if its possible, a room on the...

Thank Marie-Hélène L
Reviewed 26 August 2015

This is the best hostel in Arequipa. Friendly and very helpful staff and the place is very secure. I stayed at two other hostels which didn't have very secure storage rooms in the city but I felt like my stuff was safe at this one. The other people staying here were friendly too. Really cool place and I booked the...

Thank Matthew B
Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Arequipay were freakin' EXCELLENT! We only stayed for one night but due to arriving and leaving via night bus we were there for two whole days. When we arrived at 6am our room wasn't ready (obviously!) but we were given blankets and the movie room where we layed down and slept for another three hours - it was perfect! The...

Thank lookwhatwedone
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2015

I really enjoyed my time here. The staff were incredibly helpful, the rooms comfortable and there were plenty of facilities such as pool tables, ping-pong tables, lots of computers for use, TV and games room, well stocked kitchen. Its marginally further out from the centre than some hostels but its still only a five minute walk to the plaza. They...

Thank Robert C
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 6 August 2015

I had a great experience there. Staff were really kind to me. The hostel is close to the main plaza. They offer a nice breakfast and free coca tea (u will need it). Hot shower was super hot. Good hostel to socialize.

Thank FellipeCastro
Manaus, AM
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Super nice hostel! It's simple, but they have nice social aereas and the place looks very safe. The bathrooms were clean. The staff is awesome, very kind and they helped me a lot when I had a problem with bus tickets. I would stay there again if I come back.

Thank Joyce J
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

We loved it here. Nice rooms, hot showers most of the time, a lot of hangout areas including outdoor areas, 2 movie rooms with lots of DVDs, helpful staff, and the best dog around, Kyla. They have good laundry service and tours can be booked through them. Quiet, yet able to hang out with friends

Thank Laurel R

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

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Address: Pasaje Ohiggins 224 Vallecito, Arequipa, Peru
Region: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Price Range: $18 - $20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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