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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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Leuven, Belgium
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed one night there before our tour to the Colca Canyon. STAFF: The staff was very friendly, especially one lady (don't know her name) who was extreme nice and full of energy. PRICE: I don't remember how much we paid but was not expensive. ROOMS: the room was very clean, all furniture brand new, hot water, internet working perfectly. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Will definitely be visiting again. Good atmosphere, very friendly staff and good facilities. Plenty of space to hang out and meet people, pool table, ps3, multiple tv rooms. Arequipa is beautiful so you won't be spending much time in the hostel, but if you want a lazy day then it's the perfect place for it.

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Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel made it easy for travellers to socialize. It was also super clean, and the staff were very helpful. Only con is that the hot water was NOT consistent. The shower temperature had two settings. Scalding hot, or freezing cold. No matter how much you adjusted the taps.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel is a great stay for the price. There are hammocks, TV rooms (they even have HBO), a ping pong table, darts, and a pool table (though we used it and it was sort of awkwardly shaped around the holes). There's also free wi-fi and you can buy water bottles at the front desk. I was slightly nervous about... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arequipay Hostel was one of the best we stayed in! The staff is very nice and helpful, location is great, the breakfast is average, but nothing you wouldnt expect anyway (bread rolls, jam, coffee), good kitchen, great entertainment for backpackers who want to chill out a bit (huge TVs, Playstation, table tennis, table soccer), very good internet and great prices... More 

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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This hostel was a great place to stay whilst in Arequipa. Very clean, probably the cleanest hostel we've been in, rooms are spacious and bathrooms are big- plenty of them. It's very reasonably priced and the kitchen is decent too. Though could use another stove as only has one. If you book the double room on the top floor you... More 

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Munich, Germany
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Amazing hostal with wonderful favcilities. The staff is attentive and helpful. The ping pong table enables fun matches as well as intense beer pong games and the 3 TV rooms speak for themselves. Although there isnt a lot of space to eat, you can still manage to take turns and then fit on the 10 people table. The pool table... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This is a great Hostel to stay in Arequipa! There were so many travelers from all around the world, it was so easy to meet new people, which was nice for me because I traveled to Arequipa alone. The hostel is located in a gated community that was just a 10 min walk to the main square. Everyone who worked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The hostel itself is a little bit beyond basic. There is a pool table, 3 tv's, a PS3 and ping pong table. Two kitchens are provided, its a big hostel, but not too big. The breakfast is basic bread, jam and banana, but for only 1 sol, you get 2 eggs The way you like - unbelievably cheap! There are... More 

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10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Every morning through the single glazing windows you will hear a dogs barking non stop, workmen drilling and a awful trumpet practise going on... 7 days solid. The hostel is overall is good with lovely staff and the wifi is good. Price is good too but came here to chill before the inca trail not be woken so early.

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