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Bothy Hostel Arequipa

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Puente Grau 306, Arequipa 054, Peru
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed in bothy for 2 nights after seeing how highly it was rated on trip advisor for hostels in Arequipa. The staff were friendly and very helpful. Unfortunately that's one of the only good things about the hostel. It is all open plan so during rainy season, the steps are soaking and so slippery. There was no hot water;... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night. The staff are nice and helpful. However, the showers do have not hot water, the floors are conrete and the rooms feel really cold and bare. It looks like many the positive 5* reviews are from tripadvisor users with only 1-2 reviews. Sounds dodgy. Are these even real reviews? I'll let you be the... More 

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bothyhostels, Director de Recepción at Bothy Hostel Arequipa, responded to this review

Hola First: Thanks for your staying in our hostel! Many sorry if it was not to his liking! We can not always please everyone we are not perfect! You must understand that it is rainy season now. It is the reason it causes humidity in every house. humedity makes an environment is cold and sometimes sad! maybe you do not... More 

Hamburg, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place. nice rooms and espacially nice staff which always answer your questions with a smile. We got really good recommodations for restaurants. The hostel is about 5-10 minutes away from Plaza del Armas and close to the river. The house is a fine old house which reminds a bit on an Escher-drawing. The rooms situated in different levels around... More 

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bothyhostels, Director de Recepción at Bothy Hostel Arequipa, responded to this review

Hola Julia We really apreciate that you enjoyed staying in hour hostel! We do also feel sorry if something didnt work. Definitely we are always excited to keep improving! Thank you and have a good time! Bothy thanks you for visiting! More 

Marburg, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spend about 4 nights in this hostel, and I just have good things to say about them, the staff is really nice, Dana is really helpful, when i was sick, she took care of me, and ofcourse everybody is always willing to help. great location, really close to downtown, affordable prices, the time i spend there was just great.... More 

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bothyhostels, Director de Recepción at Bothy Hostel Arequipa, responded to this review

Hola amigo Thank you very much for your comment! We hope you enjoyed your stay in Arequipa and Peru! Have a wonderfull day! Bothy apreciate you visit! More 

Porto Alegre, RS
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been there during off season so it was the perfect place to rest during the day and have some beers at night. Such a great place with great staff! Special thanks to Danae, always very delightful!

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bothyhostels, Director de Recepción at Bothy Hostel Arequipa, responded to this review
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Hola Amigo Muchas Gracias por tu comentario! Esto nos ayuda mucho a todos a seguir siempre mejorando cada dia mas!... More 

Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We booked one night at Bothy between a late bus and an early flight. About one week before the bus ride in, we emailed them asking for pick up from the bus - a service they advertise on their website. We had not heard anything back two days prior to our trip, so we followed up. They ended up emailing... More 

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bothyhostels, Director de Recepción at Bothy Hostel Arequipa, responded to this review

Hola Kelly! We are really sorry, that this happened to you, it was not in our opinion to let you wait and make this experience with us! We are trying to answer e-mails as fast as we can. For your pick up ,as we answered you, it is hard for us to find someone to work on sundays in the... More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I was very pleasantly surprised by my stay at this hostel. We stumbled upon it by accident but it was exactly what I was looking for during my time in arequipa. The hostel is pretty big - 3 floors- but it doesnt feel liek that at all. There are just the right amount of rooms and a lot of places... More 

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bothyhostels, Director de Recepción at Bothy Hostel Arequipa, responded to this review
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Hola Kacey! Estamos contentos de que hayas disfrutado tu estancia en el Hostel y gracias por tu comentario! Estaremos felizes... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I found Bothy Hostel to be a friendly and relaxed hostel which was a great place to meet other travellers. The hostel has pleasant common areas, which encourages people to meet and spend time together. The staff were a mix of locals and travellers who were working temporarily at the hostel. The hostel is conveniently located, close to the Monasterio,... More 

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bothyhostels, Director de Recepción at Bothy Hostel Arequipa, responded to this review
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Hola Carl! Muchas gracias por tu comentario detallado, eso siempre nos ayuda en crecer! Esperamos que te haya gustado tu... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Even if I stayed for a day I was very pleased with this hostel. It was recommended by some people I met is Cuzco. I was warmly welcome by the staff. The ambiance is also really nice. You enter in a colorful courtyard painted in purple. There is a board proposing the different activities that the hostel hosts. It as... More 

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bothyhostels, Director de Recepción at Bothy Hostel Arequipa, responded to this review
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Hola! Estamos contentes que te haya gustado tu tiempo aqui en el Bothy Hostel! Tambien muchas gracias por tu opinion... More 

Munich, Germany
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We stayed there for 2 nights. It offers clean rooms, compfy beds, hot showers and a great view from the roof top terrace. Wifi works only at the reception area, but they have a desktop computer with fast internet which was a great help. Furthermore I want to thank Jesus who made as a fresh and tasty breakfast every morning.... More 

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Hola Anna! Muchas gracias por tu comentario! Estamos felizes que haya sido un buen tiempo con recuerdos bonitos para ti... More 

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