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Wild Rover Backpackers

Calle Ugarte 111, Arequipa, Peru
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Piura, Peru
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The internet in this place was abysmal. We stayed in a very hot concrete box, and one guest was allowed to check in our room (with flashlight-spray abundant) at 4am. The courtyard outside was constantly being mopped (4-5x a day). They made a point to advertise their rules everywhere, leading us to believe something horrific had happened there recently. It... More 

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Thank Alexander L
Cork, Ireland
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20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Perfect party place, shared bathrooms were clean, dorms were clean but 'well worn'. Activities on every day/night if you want them, or alternatively you can hang by the pool in the sunshine. Location perfect for exploring the city. Security was good, and staff were all very friendly. Wifi was free but very poor connection speeds.

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Thank 2311LouLou2311
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

If you're looking for a party hostel, this is your place. If you want to sleep because you're getting up early the next day, go elsewhere. It's got some nice outside areas to enjoy the sun, and a bar downstairs. This was directly beneath my dorm (20 beds) so was very noisy all night. One of the bar staff was... More 

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Thank MissDilligaf
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

I'll stay in wild rover in La Paz and i had a great experience. So when arrive Arequipa i go to wild rover, because I want the same quality. Forget it. Wild rover Arequipa don's have the same clean bathrooms, the water in the night its not clean, the wi-fi doesn't work... and the worst thing... the breakfast, when I... More 

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Thank Diogo T
Arequipa, Peru
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

If you're over the age of 25 and actually want to leave the hostel I wouldn't recommend staying here. If you're just looking for a safe place to drink and party that reminds you of your college dorm this might be the place for you. The breakfast is your typical bread and jam and coffee but you might not get... More 

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Thank Ghengis K
San Francisco, California
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

I was pretty surprised by my stay here after having read all the great reviews: the WiFi was broken the entire time, the showers stopped working after a couple minutes and then came back on but oscillated quickly between scalding and freezing (this happened during both showers I took), the rooms and beds were very old so that people walking... More 

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Thank V B
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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76 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Definitely the prettiest of the Wild Rovers with the pool and day bar and hammocks upstairs. Lacked atmosphere though especially during the day staff don't speak English and are fairly rude.Night time staff good craic and English speaking. Bar is fun and sociable and location is great! Breakfast very poor barely bread and jam and a few teabags. Beds are... More 

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Thank Emma N
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52 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

We lost a few days of our trip here. It is very much a party hostel, but that is what it is know for, so don't be surprised if you can't sleep because of the noise from the bar, or of people come tumbling through the door at any hour. If that isn't your thing, this hostel probably isn't for... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Great hostel to stay at, very centrally located near the main square! The security was great- I felt very safe here. The staff were incredibly friendly and very helpful! Unfortunately there was rarely hot water for a shower, but this was the only negative part about our stay here. I would definitely recommend it to anyone planning on visiting Arequipa!

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Thank klemmon10
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92 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

Well worth staying here if you're in Arequipa. It's definitely more of a young adult scene as it's quite lively and focussed on fun - which we definitely had whilst here. It's well located too for sights and seeing much of the city. Would recommend.

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