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Hostal Wayra River

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Cruz Verde 309, Arequipa AQP, Peru
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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
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Jalisco
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I stayed here twice. First for three nights and then after getting altitude sickness in Puno and Copacabana I came back for another three nights. When I came back there was nobody here but, as I had mistakenly taken the keys to the front door of the hostal and the room I had been staying in with me when I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

it's right that the woman who manages the hostel hasn't have good english but she maks a great offort to make you enjoy your visit and feel comfortable. I came here for 4-5 days. i know spanish quite good but it's not excellent. the woman that manage the hostel doesn't put on me presure to stay more or to buy... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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83 reviews 83 reviews
18 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

the bed was awful... thats the only (and most important) concern in this place. The woman is not very friendly, but thats ok. The location is not great, but thats ok. The hostel Che Lagarto is only US$2 more and is way better (location, big room, clean, friendly staff)! We stayed only for one night... would not stay another.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Stayed in this hostel a few weeks ago for 2 nights. It is south from Plaza de Armas and not far at all but looks quite sketchy at night (especially if walking around alone). I stayed in the female dormitory which was good and spacious. The shared bathroom is good but didn't have hot water one night. The breakfast was... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Nice hostel my girlfriend and I stayed here for 3 nights . Cute building, lovely staff bathroom was ok, nice view from our 2nd floor room though. There was always security on , even when we left for a tour at 3am on a Friday morning there was someone who waited with us untill the bus showed up. I thought... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

This hostel is not very good in my opinion the lady running it wax horrible from the beginning to end.The man and reception lady are both friendly.When we went for breakfast we asked for eggs like everyone else got abc the lady shouted at us in Spanish even though she knew we didn't speak it this was quite embarrassing especially... More 

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Cork
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75 reviews 75 reviews
27 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

We usually opt for cheap hotels or guesthouses but gave Wayra a go after booking through booking.com. It is really central - 3 blocks from Pl des Armas, safe and secure, very clean and extremely friendly. Great views from the roof. It ended up being the cheapest but also one of the best places we stayed in Peru.

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We arrived here at 4am and got a bed in a clean dorm. You have to walk through the open or the breakfast room to go to the bathroom, but the showers were so far the best in 4 weeks. Very friendly and nice staff, although limited in speaking English. We asked for some needle and thread and they bought... More 

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Francisco B, Propietario at Hostal Wayra River, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your opinion. Your suggestions will be taken into account. Thanks for visiting. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

Only a few blocks from main plaza. Helpful and friendly staff. Great price for the included simple but delicious breakfast. Very warm & lovely owner, let us in at 10pm & gave us a room, would stay again.

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Arequipa, Peru
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

The location is very good but there are dozens of other hostels nearby and I would definitely choose another. We were four people staying in the Wayra River Hostel for two nights. For the second night the staff increased the price with 200% due to a mining conference in Arequipa(!) so we went to another hostel which had its ordinary... More 

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Danie E. Tu opinión es muy injusta y mal intencionada. La semana de tu estadía es la temporada mas alta... More 

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