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Hostal Santa Catalina

Santa Catalina #500, Arequipa 051, Peru
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Ranked #41 of 123 Arequipa B&B and Inns
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This wasn't the greatest place to stay in Arequipa but it also wasn't the worst. On the first night we were put into a room with unclean beds but we were so tired we ended up using it. There's communal bathrooms for some of the rooms and other rooms have their own. We were moved to a better room the... More 

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Paris, France
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10 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The room are cleans, big and sometime you can have a TV inside. Great located, at 5 min of the "Plaza de las Armas". They offer a great patio and a GREAT terrace!!!! The staff is very nice, they allowed us to let our luggage during our trek in the Colca Canyon (we did it by ourself and it was... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I left this hostel feeling angry and ripped off. The staff were unhelpful and petulant and went out of there way to make us feel unwelcome there. We booked our departing bus tickets to Copacabana (Bolivia) through the hostel. It turns out the lady made 65 soles profit off us. The rooms themselves were nice and the hostel was in... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Had a hard time choosing a place to stay in Arequipa, but finally chose Hostal Santa Catalina based on reasonably good TripAdvisor reviews, our guidebook, and its good location. We were not disappointed - and had a very positive stay! I'd warmly recommend this hostel! The staff is very friendly, helpful, and funny! We were given a spacious, basic but... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I'm really happy to write a review for this place. Although we only stayed two nights, we'd loved to be able to stay longer. We felt at home immediately. We were surprised about the cheap prices, especially for what you get: large rooms, colonial style, decent hot showers and wifi access throughout the whole building. Nice terraces as well. The... More 

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Munich, Germany
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Surprisingly quiet hostel even if its located at a big street (ask for the rooms at the back side). The rooms are very basic but okay. Night was a bit cold but we slept well. The roof terrace was really nice and there was a nice cleaning man who sang in Quechua for us! Really enjoyed that evening. Also offer... More 

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Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Located in a colonial house, this beautiful hostal is just 2 blocks from the Santa Catalina Monastery, inside the touristic area of Arequipa and a 10 minute walk from the main square. The warm atmosphere and friendly staff with Rodolfo taking care of business makes you feel at home immediately. It got excellent views from the roof terrace over town... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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41 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Friendly staff Excellent views from roof terrace Kitchen well stocked with equipment but was a little grubby. Especially the fridge Room large enough with bathroom and decent hot shower Laundry facility cheap and good Wifi worked all over hostal Overall acceptable hostal and comfortable enough for a couple of nights

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2011

The rooms come with a tv, fridge, and hot shower. Its obviously not luxury but defintely acceptable for the price. I had one of the rooms facing the street and there was a glass pane through the window to try to reduce the noise. It is a busy street out front but I was able to sleep, as I had... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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69 hotel reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2011

Bedbugs in our room... not many, but all it takes is a few to start an infestation. The hostel itself would not have been overall acceptable for the cost (30S for a huge matrimonial room with shared bath). There is a nice rooftop and free fast WiFi (which was switched off at midnight) Hostal Santa Catalina has small kitchen for... More 

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Address: Santa Catalina #500, Arequipa 051, Peru
Location: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 16
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