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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 #17 of 84 hotels in Arequipa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

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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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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29 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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
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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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Melbourne
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28 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
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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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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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Address: Calle La Gruta 304 | Selva Alegre, Arequipa, Peru
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Location: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — La Gruta Hotel 3*
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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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