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La Gruta Hotel

#14 of 92 Hotels in Arequipa
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Calle La Gruta 304 | Selva Alegre, Arequipa, Peru
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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Having had some more or less comfortable experiences with hotels in Peru during the last weeks, La Gruta was by far the best one in all categories. A new hotel with large rooms, enclosed in a secure area with a nice small garden to sit after a visiting program and relax, with a nice and tasty breakfast, nice service, thats... More 

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Noosa Heads
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436 reviews
155 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

I only stayed here as part of a motorbike tour for one night so can't really comment too much in terms of a longer stay. It has comfy rooms, a nice atmosphere and good wifi and bathroom - what more do you need ? I thought it was a bit far from the main square for my liking - I... More 

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

This hotel is in a nice area of Arequipa with lots of security. It is only a short walk from the centre but not too far. The room is nice and the garden is lovely. The shower is excellent and the wifi fast. Breakfast is good but nothing special. We were able to leave our bags at reception for the... More 

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NY
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119 reviews
74 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Very pretty hotel in a very quiet neighborhood. Friendly staff. My room was large and very comfortable. Only downside was that it was just off the lobby and opened onto a courtyard that was a passage to other rooms so I needed to keep the drapes closed to have any privacy. Comfortable outside space and decent breakfast. It's a 10-15... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We have just finished a two week stay at La Gruta. We thoroughly enjoyed this hotel since the staff is extremely friendly and helpful. The rooms are very clean and the shower is very good. We stayed in a suite and found the rate to be very reasonable, since it included transportation to and from the airport and also a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here at the end of our motorcycle trip through Peru. Not a coincidence since the hotel owners also run PeruMotors for excellent motorcycle tours. The hotel is in a quiet residential neighborhood in easy walking distance from the main square. Makes for a nice combination of quiet sleeping and being close to the attractions of Arequipa in walking distance.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

Set in a really quiet and safe neighbourhood, the price was fairly reasonable. Clean room with really good showers. Only downside was when I booked it, it said king and they gave us a double and single and didn't really understand what I meant when I questioned it but nonetheless they were extremely helpful.

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

A very nice, clean hotel in a quiet residential neighborhood a 10 or 15 minute walk from the Plaza de Armas. Really a great location if you don't mind the short walk... the payoff is tranquility. No barking dogs, honking horns or roosters. There's a great yard in which to relax and the staff is great.

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Aschaffenburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

I stayed in the Hostal for 3 nights to wander around an see Arequipa. While others tend to want to stay in the center of town, i slept in La Gruta which is about 5 Minutes by taxi (4 Soles) and was happy i did, because the short distance assured higher safety and no constant honking and exhaust fumes south... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Very nice, clean and friendly hotel in a quiet residential area just outside the centre of Arequipa. The Plaza de Armas is within easy reach, only about 15min by foot walking at a leisurely pace. The rooms are clean and our room was quite big as well. The hotel also has free wifi and two PCs with internet access free... More 

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