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Bothy Hostel Arequipa

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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Arequipa, Peru
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is conveniently located near museums restaurants nightclubs and fibula that work are ahy very nice and willing to help, has its own bar where every night you can have fun and in the morning I could sunbathe on the terrace or relax in the hammocks in conclusion if you want to forget pains or problems est is the place

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Friendly and colourful hostel, right in the middle of the city center so close to all main attractions. We loved the view over the city and its vulcans, especially in the morning. The staff is very friendly, and gives you a lot of information: where to catch the bus, how to find an atm, etc. Lizbeth gave us a very... More 

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Thailand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lizbeth was very friendly with me, I provide information about Arequipa and Colca, also cared about me. I like Beautiful Accommodation, Good reception, Good service, Best View, delicious And Clean accommodation, the service is excellent, Value excellent, Sleep Quality excellent. This Service festivals almost every day, Have rooms with private bathroom, double, including breakfast, and lockers are safe. Have internet... More 

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best thing about this hostel are its staff. They are all really helpful and friendly. I do remember one of the staff, Carolina, inviting me along to an international night at a nearby bar/club which was awesome. All the staff (inc. Carolina) recommended great places to eat....chula a la ca marines was delicious!

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Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of us left our backpacks in this hostel, we were part of the Peru hop tour, while visiting the Colca canyon. When we returned a number of items had gone missing from a few peoples backpacks, when we told the staff about the items that were gone nothing much was done to explain why the items were gone.... More 

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bothyhostels, Front Office Manager at Bothy Hostel Arequipa, responded to this review

Dear James, the receptionists at bothy hostel always take into much consideration a guest's need! if something like this really happened, I doubt noone did anything to solve the problem. the storage room is a small room next to reception. To access storage room, you have to enter reception. We have 24H attendance, receptionist leaves the desk only to bring... More 

Arequipa, Peru
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

yap en opicion pones: I stayed for a week in Bothy hostel and it was great. I met loads of great pI stayed for a week in Bothy hostel and it was great. I met loads of great people there. The bar: prices are reasonable and it works only until midnight. The rooms: They are simple but comfortable and there's... More 

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bothyhostels, Front Office Manager at Bothy Hostel Arequipa, responded to this review

Soledad, thank you for your review. We are very glad that you had a nice stay with us! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I meant to be staying in Arequipa for 3 days only but after I arrived at the hostel and met amazing ppl working and living there I decied to spend a little bit more time with the Bothy family :). Recepcionists - Elisa and Carolina are really great and will help you with every problem or questions you might have.... More 

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bothyhostels, Front Office Manager at Bothy Hostel Arequipa, responded to this review

hey Piotr, thank you so much for the review, you know you are part of the bothy family! More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Before I begin this review I would like to make it clear that Bothy was not a 'bad' hostel. It just disappointed me as I felt it had more potential. We booked prior to arrival, arrived at 8am and our room wasn't ready until 1pm. This was not an issue as we were aware that check-in was not until 1pm.... More 

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Puerto Varas, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Stayed here a while ago and am thinking about going back in the future. There's so much to do in the area, the views of mountains are amazing, and the hostel has a cozy atmosphere. Thanks Elisa for the great recommendations!

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London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Great hostel, very clean and tidy, loads of fun activities, but also quite, relaxing environment. The staff is very organised and professional, especially the wonderful Italian receptionist, well travelled and always available to help, and the sweet Carolina, who's simply the best receptionist in Arequipa and probably the whole Peru'. If I'll ever be back to Bothy Hostel it will... More 

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Address: Puente Grau 306, Arequipa 054, Peru
Location: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 13
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