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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2013

On our first day we arrived at the hostel and stood outside ringing the bell for 20 minutes.... no answer. We walked around the town for a bit with our rucksacks and went back an hour later and managed to get in this time. We were hoping to meet other travellers but for the 3 nights we stayed we were...

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2Thank magicalreindeer
Lima, Peru
Reviewed 27 May 2013

This hotel is very quiet and friendly. You can rest very well in their confortable rooms and staff is ready to attend you in all your necessities. The best part is his location, three blocks from the main park. Highly recomended...

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5Thank Gustavo V
Reviewed 19 April 2013

Scandinavia hostal is an excellent stay in Arequipa with centro location which is easily access to centre and sight seeing places around. The owner, jehssely is an excellent person who is always helps you around. She is friendly and always smile. When we found my door lock was out of order, she immediately called someone to buy a new one...

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6Thank Cindyng730
Reviewed 9 February 2013

Our first impression was that the place needed some TLC. Our room had a ceiling that was badly peeling and the bed mattress was rather lumpy. But the room was large and clean and there was plenty of hot water. The downside was the lack of plugs in the room. You can either watch tv, or charge your phone, but...

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2Thank Evelyn R
Cordoba, Argentina
Reviewed 13 January 2013

Around last Christmas my friend and me spent five days and nights in this hostal and it was amazing... We felt like home. Jessy, Joshelm and Luis are very warm and welcoming people. We made barbeques on the wonderful roofterrace, and had very interesting and inspiring conversations. They made us feel like home and we were so sad to leave....

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4Thank Ericat A
Reviewed 9 January 2013 via mobile

À Home far of Home! I was there for 3 nights The personal is lovely as the place is! You can ask for whatever!!! Near of the center they have All you need! Almost the smile & hospitality ! The place To be in Arequipa & Also for the price !

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5Thank traffiko
Qormi, Malta
Reviewed 5 January 2013

This is a hostel with a difference. You simply go in to check for space as you do when backpacking but come out knowing you have a friend for life. Jessy was so accommodating, from the minute we walked in. I just couldn´t stop conversing with her about anything under the sun and we became best of friends in a...

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4Thank esmeralda_attard
Guelph
Reviewed 3 January 2013

The owners of this Hostel, Jehssely Torres and her partner, are very welcoming, accommodating and friendly. There is a nice lounge, with free internet access, and a lovely roof-top terrace offering a view of the city and mountains. The room I was in was quite basic (with a low price to match.) It was clean and comfortable, if not fancy....

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2Thank ChrisRutledgeGuelph
Reviewed 14 November 2012

We stayed in the dorm room for one night and booked the overprized tour to the colca canyon at the hostel. The room was dark and loud and only had one plug, the bathroom very small and with a broken door. When we booked the tour to colca, we were given a lot of wrong information, and so we woke...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 12 September 2012

We have spent here two nights and they were great! the hostal is in the center of the town, close to everything you need. Our room was big, clean and bright with a nice balcony with a view to the mountains. The hosts were really really nice:) They offered us to keep our luggages for free when we were on...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Colonial House built in 1700, located in the center historic city of Arequipa, whose name means (Ari quepay = tarry here.) Located on the right side Private Monastery of Nuns of the Order of St. Catherine of Siena. "Founded on 10 September 1579. We enjoy a panoramic terrace ... stunning watching of our towering volcanoes MISTI, CHACHANI, PICHUPICHU. It's right place, to rest as home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Scandinavia House

Address: Calle Ugarte 314 - cercado, Arequipa, Peru
Region: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Price Range: $26 - $41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hostal Scandinavia House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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“All rooms were high quality, I stayed in a solo room with individual bathroom. More than enough room for one. All rooms looked great”
 of 5 bubbles T1912RIjohnl, 20 Aug 2013 | Read review
“If you wanna pay extra you get emmaculate rooms, if you wanna pay economic you get the cozy but comfortable rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles JoshuaH685, 26 Oct 2011 | Read review
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