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Arequipay Backpackers Downtown

Pasaje Ohiggins 224 Vallecito, Arequipa, Peru
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is great. After staying at a bad hostel for 2 nights it was a dream. Staff are super helpful and friendly, cheap enough rooms, has so many facilities plus great common areas! Wifi is good, hot showers, even a banana included with breakfast which is a nice change from the usual bread & butter (there is still bread... More 

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Bayamon, Puerto Rico
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9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is central and quiet at the same time. It is constantly being cleaned and the common areas are very good. The wifi connection is also fast and the beds comfortable. The breakfast is very simple and not too good, buy it is convenient that they have coffee and tea all day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very chilled out place. Pretty central, but situated down a quiet little road, so feels safe&relaxed (not that Arequipa is particularly busy or dangerous anyway). Possibly the best maintained hostel I've stayed in after two months travel. The place is really clean (constantly someone cleaning the toilets or giving the kitchen a tidy up), the walls freshly painted and the... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel staff clean the bathrooms every hour. The kitchen was well equipped and the beds were comfortable. Wifi was fine even on the third floor and breakfast was decent. For 2 soles, you can get delicious fresh orange juice and for 1 sole you can get eggs. Great place to meet other backpackers! SUPER CLEAN with very organised staff.... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You have everything you need where and then some. We arrived super early in the morning and were offered breakfast straight away. We had to wait until the dorm was cleaned to check in, but the staff was really efficient about it and we were in the dorm by 9.30am. The place is always clean, dorms comfortable with lockers. Plenty... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I found this place via Tripadvisor, and I´m glad I did. The place is very pleasant. Dorms are good, beds comfortable, good vibe and location a few blocks away from the main square. The really make an effort to keep the place clean. Nice courtyard with hamacks, and a big living room and a TV room as an extra. Kitchen... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Definitely one of the best hostels I've ever been to. The beds are comfy, the receptionists are always helpful, you've got two big TV rooms, a kitchen with a simple but fresh breakfast, pool table, hammocks, house dog and plenty of clean bathrooms. For the price of 20-25 soles and a very good location close to the plaza I can't... More 

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Puno Region, Peru
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

Great location near city center, close to local supermarket. Here you can book several activities to explore the surrounding area including the Colca Canyon, at very good prices. The common areas are kept very clean and the beds are comfortable. As in many hostels in this region of Peru you have free coca tea. Great option to explore Arequipa and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We spend 3nights at Arequipay and what a pleasure it was: they are constantly cleaning the bathroom and the well equiped kitchen. It is always clean even if you arrive at 2.00am! There is tea and hot water available all day long. The common areas are so nice and spacious inside & outside. The wifi works really well with at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

First off, the hostel has everything you could want - clean rooms, hot showers, fantastic chill spaces, etc. but the friendly staff went out of their way to help me twice! In the Colca canyon, my boyfriends card got eaten by an ATM so we couldn't even pay the taxi driver to get us from the bus station to the... More 

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Address: Pasaje Ohiggins 224 Vallecito, Arequipa, Peru
Location: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
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