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La Hosteria

#16 of 87 Hotels in Arequipa
Certificate of Excellence
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Calle Bolivar 405 Cercado, Arequipa, Peru
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Ranked #16 of 87 Hotels in Arequipa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Maarten K Overijse, Belgium
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Overijse, Belgium
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Contrary to some of the reviews, we found staff attentive and friendly. The place has its charm with a nice little courtyard, and colonial touch. It is also very central to Arequipa, a 3 min walk to Plaza de Arma. Room 301 had a great view on the volcanos, was roomy and light, yet missed any charm.

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Moscow, Russia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
38 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Not only La Hosteria is worth staying at for anybody looking for a charming and great hotel in Arequipa but they were also the best value for money across all our trip in Peru. The Hotel is located in quite area just on the other side of St. Catalina Monastery and 5 minutes walk from main square. From the begging... More 

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Ubrique, Spain
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229 reviews 229 reviews
65 hotel reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This hotel is in a good location and our room was large and the paint was peeling off the ceiling and walls in the bathroom. There is a fridge with pay drinks and a free room safe. WIFI is free and works throughout the hotel. The staff are very helpful. Breakfast is par for the course. The courtyard and common... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I travel to Peru frequently for work but don't have time to tour. However I took advantage of a free weekend to take a quick vacation to Aerquipa and Calco canyon with a friend. It was fast but a nice diversion. This hotel is a mid level hotel that was very pleasant, extremely well situated near the convent and downtown.... More 

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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

Excellent location in front of monastery . Beautiful grounds very quaint and tranquil. The hotel itself is gorgeous with unique details and design. Rooms were cute and spacious. Breakfast is simple but enough. Cold cuts cheeses cereals coffee. We looked at two different rooms when we checked in. Room 203 had a big matrimonial bed but it was quite small... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of nights and found the hotel very beautiful with a small courtyard in the front, very helpful and friendly staff and a decent breakfast buffet. The location is also great as the hotel is only a very short walk from the center of Arequipa and close to many restaurants and bars. Would definitely stay... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This hotel is very nice, but with a little attention to customer's needs it could be an excellent hotel. They deliver everything they promise in the ads, but I have to agree with the previous reviewers about the first impression one might get at arrival. Those teenagers working at the reception desk do not strike you like professionals, they seem... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This hotel has some excellent features and a few really poor ones. It was the worst we stayed at in Peru by far (out of 6 hotels). It felt as if the owner wasn't really around and left it in charge of college kids who simply didn't care. Let's start with the good: Location -- adjacent to the gorgeous Santa... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We stayed there a couple of nights and we loved it! The hotel is very well located only minutes walk from Plaza de Armas. We went for a superior room, a bit more expensive than the standard ones, but by reading some comments, we did well! our room was on the 3rd floor and very spacious, bright with the bathtub... More 

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Lima, Peru
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4 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The entrance to this hotel was a pleasing sight after our long business days. Our room was in the second floor overlooking the patio. Very quiet, except for the birds that started singing early in the morning ;). Breakfast was OK. Most importantly, the coffee was good enough. The beds were VERY comfortable. The shower, however, required surgical precision to... More 

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