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Arequipay Backpackers Downtown

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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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Sainte-Therese, Canada
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff was awesome and very friendly! They recommanded good places in Arequipa like restaurants, markets, massages. You can also use the phones to make free phone calls to the States and Canada. The hostel has a very nice kitchen were you can make food, eat and meet people. I recommand to choose, if its possible, a room on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the best hostel in Arequipa. Friendly and very helpful staff and the place is very secure. I stayed at two other hostels which didn't have very secure storage rooms in the city but I felt like my stuff was safe at this one. The other people staying here were friendly too. Really cool place and I booked the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arequipay were freakin' EXCELLENT! We only stayed for one night but due to arriving and leaving via night bus we were there for two whole days. When we arrived at 6am our room wasn't ready (obviously!) but we were given blankets and the movie room where we layed down and slept for another three hours - it was perfect! The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my time here. The staff were incredibly helpful, the rooms comfortable and there were plenty of facilities such as pool tables, ping-pong tables, lots of computers for use, TV and games room, well stocked kitchen. Its marginally further out from the centre than some hostels but its still only a five minute walk to the plaza. They... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a great experience there. Staff were really kind to me. The hostel is close to the main plaza. They offer a nice breakfast and free coca tea (u will need it). Hot shower was super hot. Good hostel to socialize.

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Manaus, AM
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super nice hostel! It's simple, but they have nice social aereas and the place looks very safe. The bathrooms were clean. The staff is awesome, very kind and they helped me a lot when I had a problem with bus tickets. I would stay there again if I come back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved it here. Nice rooms, hot showers most of the time, a lot of hangout areas including outdoor areas, 2 movie rooms with lots of DVDs, helpful staff, and the best dog around, Kyla. They have good laundry service and tours can be booked through them. Quiet, yet able to hang out with friends

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Sligo, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel has breakfast, two tv rooms, pool table, hammock area, laundry service and breakfast. It's around a ten minute walk to a supermarket and city center but that's each way. The vibe in the hostel was only average in the evenings if that's what you're going for.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Hostel is in a great location and the rooms are decent. Issue is that both rooms I stayed in had a lot of light coming in, both from the corridor and the windows. The party hostel vibe isn't there, but that is mostly because people leave early in the morning to go to the colca canyon trek. They do have... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Pretty average hostel... The bedroom was nice and spacious. Pretty quiet/ not very social. Nice hammocks to chill out on. Did the water rafting organising by the hostel which was loads of fun. The kitchen is pretty small. The bathrooms are not great - showers not good and usually quiet unclean.

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