We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 83 Arequipa accommodations

La Posada del Kuraka

Puente Grau 110, Arequipa, Peru
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added La Posada del Kuraka to your Saves list
La Posada del Kuraka
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
91%
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
wedigo k Cologne, Germany
Write a Review

89 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    45
    35
    4
    2
    3
See reviews for
2
45
8
1
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (6)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Cologne, Germany
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

after a friend was in this hostel last year....and I saw it on skype..I also decided to travel to Arequipa this year for 3 month.....and I booked myself in this lovely hostel. The owner Jose and his wife Claudia as also his cousin Alfonso were always very helpful......very friendly....and at that time my family. They have a lovery terrace overlooking... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for five days in total before and after the colca canyon. A wonderful hostel with nice rooms, clean spacious bathrooms, comfy beds, great location, good wife and amazing staff, so friendly and full of recommendations. My friend was sick during our stay, and Jose the host was incredibly nice, checking in on her and bringing her endless coca tea... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Zurich, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived in the early morning because of our bus trip. Like others too. The host was chaotic and the staff is not that friendly. We stayed before and after our trip to the Colca Canyon. For our thirst night we changed over the street in a hospedaje which was far more better for the same prive! I wish we... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Of course the price is cheep and you will have for what you paid. Personal is sympathique but ... not enough hot water for everybody, very bad wifi, rooms and équipements are very old. Beds where horrible, unconfortable and dirty (whe had 2 different rooms, the same). Windows gives on the inside. No air. The street is high (more than... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The manager seems to have the organisational skills of a fish. Totally haphazard and unprofessional, although friendly on the surface: after coming back from Colca Canyon late, and tired, he casually told us that the room we booked had been given to someone else! Avoid.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Despite the sketchy showers and the non sound proof room (typical in SA) we enjoyed our stay. Jose is very helpful. Internet works pretty well. Nice terrace too. Location is great. Would definitely stay here again

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lyon, France
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

You cannot trust la Posada del Kuraka. We stayed there 2 nights before going to the canyon de Colca. we left them our bags and booked a room for our return. However they did not keep the room we had booked which is inexcusable, especially because it was on a public holiday so all the hostels were full in Arequipa.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London
Top Contributor
784 reviews 784 reviews
226 hotel reviews
461 helpful votes 461 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I think Jose the owner must be the nicest guy we met in the whole of Peru! We really enjoyed staying at his place - it's fabulous value for money. In a great location, about 2-3 blocks from Plaza Armas, a block away from the street with all the bars on it and minutes walk from all the main sights... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
North Yorkshire
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

A really great location and very comfortable rooms. Jose, the owner, is so helpful and will go out of his way to help you in anyway possible. This included restaurant recommendations, tour operator recommendations and storage of our bags whilst we were on the Colca Canyon trek. A great option in Arequipa.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Really place to stay with an owner that works so hard for his guests. Great WiFi and hot showers. Clean rooms. Great location. Jose looked after our bags whilst we went to the canyon and was very helpful with things like arranging taxis. We were so grateful to know our bags were in safe hands. Only thing to note is... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage La Posada del Kuraka, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to La Posada del Kuraka? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about La Posada del Kuraka

Address: Puente Grau 110, Arequipa, Peru
Location: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and HostelWorld so you can book your La Posada del Kuraka reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

3 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (3)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in Arequipa with
any amenities