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La Gruta Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Calle La Gruta 304 | Selva Alegre, Arequipa, Peru
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Ranked #19 of 85 hotels in Arequipa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013
Joe C Burlington, Vermont
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Burlington, Vermont
1 review
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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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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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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26 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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Central Point, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Comfortable and clean hotel with attentive English speaking staff in quiet location. Nice leisurely 15 minute walk to Plaza de Armas and many restaurants. Inexpensive taxi ride to hotel in the evening. Very good breakfast included. Two nice courtyards with lawns, many flowering plants and furniture for reading or just relaxing. Good cable television (if you must see the Superbowl).... More

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29 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

We stayed here on two occasions, leaving our luggage between visits. The hotel is clean and secure, with friendly and helpful staff and a couple of nice courtyards. The only downside is the park at night, which sits between the hotel and the city centre/restaurant area. We walked home in the dark on 3 evenings with no problems, but I... More

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Rossland, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Lovely place situated away from the hustle and bustle of downtown but still within walking distance of the Plaza de Armas and restaurants. A private courtyard and gardens out the back to relax in the sunshine. Rooms are clean, water is hot, and staff very friendly and helpful. Breakfast included but small meals and drinks also available throughout the day... More

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

La Gruta Hotel was for us an oasis. The advantage of being near the centre af Arequipa, 15 minutes walk, and living in a very quit place. The rooms are large and clean and breakfast is very good. But the best of La Gruta is the always friendly and helpfull staff. The very nice young lady at the desk speaks... More

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Campbell, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I am very dissapointed with this place. To begin, they said they will pick us up from airport for no additional cost and then they charged us the taxi rate that we had to wait fo rhalf an hour to be picked up.. Second, rooms were not available when we arrived this palce and we arrived at 15:30, we complaint... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013 via mobile

During my backpacktrip this hotel was a great place to tread myself with some luxury! The nice room with a good bed and clean bathroom was exactly what I needed. The breakfast was good and they also serve some small meals at night. The friendly staff gave me a lot of tips about the city. When there weren't any taxi's... More

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Eugene, Oregon
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

This hidden jem in a very nice, quiet neighborhood is a quiet oasis for your trip to Arequipa. The rooms are simple yet well done and clean; the courtyard offers a quiet space to reflect in peace. Breakfast was hearty and was served later than daybreak! The staff was very friendly and accommodating to my every request. Best of all,... More

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Also Known As:
Hotel La Gruta
Address: Calle La Gruta 304 | Selva Alegre, Arequipa, Peru
Location: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #19 of 85 hotels in Arequipa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — La Gruta Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This hotel with beautiful gardens is located in an elegant residential area, yet only a few minutes away from the colonial city and commercial area. La Gruta has a helpful and friendly atmosphere, with large clean and very comfortable carpeted rooms. Highly recommended by the Lonely Planet - Peru, in its fourth edition of March 2000 (p.199), among the top-end places to stay. ... more   less 
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