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 89 Arequipa accommodations

El Albergue Espanol

Calle Peral, Arequipa 001, Peru
Hotel amenities
El Albergue Espanol
Best prices for -
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
You added El Albergue Espanol to your Saves list
A recent review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014
invocator Miratejo
Write a Review

52 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (5)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
88 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

the room looked like a wine cellar, which was quite nice. hot shower, and very well located. unfortunately, we never got our e-mails answered as we had doubts on how to get there from the bus stations.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
25 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This is a great hostel. Very good location, a few blocks from the main square. The rooms are big and bathrooms clean. Cool little rooftop with views of the snow capped mountains. The staff are helpful. Great room rates compared to other hostels in Arequia. Overall, good hostel :)

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
La Serena, Chile
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This hostel was comfortable with everything we needed for a great price. Helpful staff and great location. We had two different rooms and downstairs was definitely better with less morning light and noise plus strong wifi.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dusseldorf, Germany
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I stayed there several times and can tell you that you wont find a better place for your money! Most hostels in Arequipa charge more for a dorm than this place for a private room. About the solar showers, I never had a problem with them, I even used them at 9 pm and still had warm water! The only... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I am a foreigner living here in Arequipa. I was staying in the hotel while my home was being renovated. My room was the single with the private bathroom very near the entrance. The room did not have windows, and I could hear every single noise from reception--however, the staff had offered me a better room, and I opted for... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Austin, Texas
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
16 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

We got a twin room with shared bathroom on the first floor. The room was simple, with two beds and a desk. The floor and walls were slightly dirty with dust and hair, but not enough to be concerned by (especially for the price). The bathrooms were adequately clean each time we used them. Bedding is provided, but towels and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

This albergue, or hostel, is centrally located 3 blocks from the Plaza de Armas. It features numerous single and double rooms. Very cheap - singles with shared bathroom for 16.50 soles (under $7). Some have televisions. Free hi-speed wifi. Rooms are clean, simple and comfortable. Relatively quiet.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Catania, Italy
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

-very gently people, polite ..... -verygood localization very close to the centrum.......... -not to much expencive........... -book the tour in canyon colca ..... -very hot shower..... You can buy the drinks inside it's' really cheapper

Was this review helpful? Yes
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Very affordable accomodation in great location in Arequipa. The staff sent useful emails prior to arrival with directions & cost of taxis etc. They speak very little english which was a bit of a challenge but with our small amount of spanish we got by & they were very friendly. There was a small communal kitchen which was great, although... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
The Hague, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
29 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

This hotel is in a very good location, centrally located. The owner is a very friendly man who gave us tons of information about the town and the surrounding area. The room was rather basic and there isn't plenty of hot water, so hurry up as soon as you get back! Unfortunately the room didn't face the street but the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
lecavalier1971, Propriétaire at El Albergue Espanol, responded to this review

Dear guest: In our email conversation you telling me that your comment was made on the basis of your stay in September 2012, so, almost a year ago. I just wonder if Tripadvisor should authorized comments as long-standing because in one year, many things may have changed. Best regards. More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to El Albergue Espanol? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about El Albergue Espanol

Address: Calle Peral, Arequipa 001, Peru
Location: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, HostelBookers and Odigeo so you can book your El Albergue Espanol 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.

24 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (17)
Room/suite (5)
Hotel & grounds (8)
Bathroom (2)
Other (2)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (8)
Hotel & grounds (1)
Room/suite (1)
Other (6)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay