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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

A really nice hostel - huge lockers in the room (easily fit 2 bags in each), comfy beds, nice rooftop area, safe, very clean, near everything you'll want. Hot water seems to work best mid afternoon, but it is there. Possibly the best feature.... The small lockers in reception for valuables have a power socket in - something I've not... More

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Arequipa, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Wonderfull experience in Arequipa thanks to staff of Bothy Hostel, in particular ladyies of the reception and the guys of the Wunder Bar. Allways helpfull, funny and friendly people for parties, chilling, and meet the culture and points of the city. I will came back for sure next year!!!

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California, Maryland
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

After all the walking in Cusco all I needed was to relax and in Bothy I have the most relaxing days on my trip in Peru. They have the most beautifull terrace with an amazing view I spend my day chillin on the hammoques. They also make me feel so good everyone so smily and kind helping me with everything.... More

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Cambridge, UK
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Very happy with our stay at the Bothy hostel. Friendly english speaking staff, happy to help with anything. Secure valuables storage and comfortable room. Only downsides were traffic noise (ubiquitous in Arequipa though) and occasionally unreliable hot water - it was all a matter of timing.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Excellent hostel, secure, the staff are extremely helpful with information and onward bookings. The rooms are spotless and cleaned daily, comfy beds and an amazing terrace on the roof with sun loungers and hammocks to soak up the sun and read a book. There is also a bar downstairs with daily deals and breakfast is pankakes and hot drinks which... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Initially stayed here because it was the first Scottish hostel I have EVER seen anywhere. And so glad I did, as It definitely lived up to every expectation in my books in terms of capturing an warm, welcoming atmosphere. Met some ace people here. Lovely breakfast with the spectacular backdrop of El Misti and Chanchani. Warning: breakfast will never quite... More

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Arequipa, Peru
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Bothy offers a great experience for all backpackers, It has the most important things you can find in a hostel! Great staff members, awesome attention, great bar, clean rooms/bathrooms and a incredible view in the top floor of the volcan Misti with hammocks !!

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Perugia, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

I was living in this amazing Bothy hostal, which is very comfortable, the rooms are clean all the time, the environment is friendly, the people is very kind even the people that work there, and the most impresive thing is the bar ( wunderbar) where you can enjoy and have a such nice time with people for all over the... More

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Bologna, Italia
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8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

I stayed for 2 days in a 4 dorm female bedroom (even if the last night a boy went there to sleep in the middle of the night). The location is close to the centre and safe. The breakfast is really basic, wonderful terrace from where you can see El Misti. The hostel is just quite noisy, guests quite drunk... More

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

Hi Valentina. Thank you for your message. I do not understand why you say that we were not very helpfull.I personally helped a lot to call the company that they forget you to take you on the tour and connexion to Puno. I was helping at all times. I am surprised that You express that We were not very helpfull... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

I stayed in Bothy hostel last year and is was a really good option. The hostel offers a nice place if you are tired and also a great bar in the first floor where you can drink and meet other travelers ! I would recommended to everybody who wants to save some money but still wants to have fun!

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Address: Puente Grau 306, Arequipa 054, Peru
Location: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
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Number of rooms: 13
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