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Hostal Scandinavia House

2.5 of 5 Hostel   |   Calle Ugarte 314 - cercado, Arequipa, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013
Stephanebrennan Granby, Canada
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Granby, Canada
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

This great hostal is located near the Plaza de arma and offers a superb open courtyard. The rooms are clean and the beds are surprisingly (because we've slept in other hostal before arriving to Arequipa) very confortable. There is an amazing room view of the mountains surrounding Arequipa. The owner is so welcoming and helpful. They are very accommodating which... More

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

An international mine and energy convention was happening in Arequipa, Peru, we were coming for one night after, Titicaca Lake and Inca trail,exhausted and full of bags. The Scandinavia House sent us an email promising us a room in a near hotel since they were overbooked. We arrived at a "House" being painted, not a Hostal facility. The manager brought... More

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Princeton, New Jersey, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

I spent two nights three days in Arequipa at Scandinavia hostel and couldn't have had a better experience. The staff was super friendly and helpful, made me feel very welcome, like I was at home, able to use the kitchen and all facilities as needed. Very clean rooms with everything as advertised, beautiful roof top deck with amazing views of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Only a couple of blocks from the Plaza. Our first time at a hostal and would stay again. This is a very laid back place so it's great if you are too. Owners were helpful with restaurant recommendations and shopping tips. We lived meeting new people a d getting to know the kids.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

On our first day we arrived at the hostel and stood outside ringing the bell for 20 minutes.... no answer. We walked around the town for a bit with our rucksacks and went back an hour later and managed to get in this time. We were hoping to meet other travellers but for the 3 nights we stayed we were... More

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Lima, Peru
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

This hotel is very quiet and friendly. You can rest very well in their confortable rooms and staff is ready to attend you in all your necessities. The best part is his location, three blocks from the main park. Highly recomended...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013 via mobile

Scandinavia hostal is an excellent stay in Arequipa with centro location which is easily access to centre and sight seeing places around. The owner, jehssely is an excellent person who is always helps you around. She is friendly and always smile. When we found my door lock was out of order, she immediately called someone to buy a new one... More

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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013 via mobile

Our first impression was that the place needed some TLC. Our room had a ceiling that was badly peeling and the bed mattress was rather lumpy. But the room was large and clean and there was plenty of hot water. The downside was the lack of plugs in the room. You can either watch tv, or charge your phone, but... More

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Cordoba, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Around last Christmas my friend and me spent five days and nights in this hostal and it was amazing... We felt like home. Jessy, Joshelm and Luis are very warm and welcoming people. We made barbeques on the wonderful roofterrace, and had very interesting and inspiring conversations. They made us feel like home and we were so sad to leave.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013 via mobile

À Home far of Home! I was there for 3 nights The personal is lovely as the place is! You can ask for whatever!!! Near of the center they have All you need! Almost the smile & hospitality ! The place To be in Arequipa & Also for the price !

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Address: Calle Ugarte 314 - cercado, Arequipa, Peru
Location: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hostal Scandinavia House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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