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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I loved that this hostel had an abundance of hammocks and seating in their outdoor space as well as foozeball and a ping pong table. Also being a backpacker where clean sheets are never guaranteed it was nice to see that they were! The breakfast included is just bread and butter with a banana.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a double private on the top floor of this hostel. Room was very dated with wood panelling everywhere but it was good for sleeping, lots of space and bathroom right outside. We booked a day trip to the colca canyon through reception which was good, my boyfriend also did rock climbing through them which he enjoyed! Has... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the service was great, they always were happy to hepl you in any request, the facilities were nice and the wifi was ok, the price was very convinient, the location was not exactly in city center, but was in a very nice and safe hood in a reasonable distance to walk almost any museum or atraction, there were a lot... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice Hostel, 5 minute walk from Main Plaza. Staff is super friendly, Lady at the reception went out of her way to last minute arrange a Trip to Chachani volcano trying to fix an error that was not even an Hostel's one. Nice facilities, two TV rooms, billiard, lots of place to chill inside & outside in the garden. One... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at this hostel for a week during october. The staff and service was great and the atmosphere was perfect for me as a solo traveler! Not too busy during the day and quiet at night. about 7 minutes walk from plaza de armas. I took the 3 days colca canyon trek - its the basic trek and it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Arequipay Backpackers has a friendly and happy vibe. The staff are genuinely happy to help ( and very fun). There is billards, ping pong, 2 movie rooms, hammocks and more! And very importantly this hostel is CLEAN! The bathrooms are cleaned hourly or more. The kitchen is immaculate, including the refrigerator. It is a great place to stay in Arequipa;... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

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 December 11, 2014

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
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

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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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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