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Hotel Casona Solar

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Calle Consuelo 116 | Cercado, Arequipa, Peru
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Ranked #16 of 105 Arequipa B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fayetteville, West Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Arequipa is a fantastic city but it's noise is almost ever present. In this hotel with it's beautiful courtyards there is a respite from the chaos outside. I had a room facing the street but the sillar (stone) walls are great insulators against noise. The breakfast buffet is generous and delicious. Compared to other hotels in it's pricepoint throughout Peru,... More

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Arequipa, Peru
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this quaint little place close to the main Plaza. I had a room at the very back near the garden, so no wifi, but it did have a kettle & tea bags plus mini bar (well stocked), safe & peacefully quiet from the constant car horns that are Peru. The sillar walls are lovely. The large shower was almost... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This beautiful old mansion is one of the loveliest places I have stayed. Spacey, vaulted rooms, delightful patios, great breakfast, and friendly, helpful staff - what more can you ask? I shall return whenever possible.

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Vienna, Austria
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10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

The Hotel itself is very beautiful, super atmosphere, nice garden, even to sunbath if you want to, very quiet in central Arequipa, one feels like being transported to colonial times. The rooms are also very beautiful and clean, staff is friendly and helping, good breakfast. But there is a big BUT: the bed, talking about the mattress, is unacceptable. (... More

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Collingwood
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

Beware all travellers! Although this hostel is in a lovely spot and the staff are tidy and helpful, prices seem to have gone up hugely from every guidebook and the prices on the hostel website are misleading. Extra charges and hidden costs were added without warning to our bill, and we observed that we were not the only ones that... More

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Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Some guidebooks may show this as Hostal Casona Solar. It's the same place but is defo a hotel now. And a gorgeous one at that, a couple of blocks from the Plaza de Armas. You walk through the front door and instantly you've escaped from the chaos outside. Excellent breakfasts cooked by supremely attentive Abél. Main morning receptionist can appear... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Wow. This hotel was once the house of some early Peruvian president or such, and it is just a great place to stay for the price and location. First, the staff and managers are all nice and interested in helping you enjoy Arequipa -- which is a laid back city with food and strolling and nearby places to hike and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Great location 2 blocks from main square and reasonable price. Beautiful old house in white rock with beautiful internal courtyard. Modern bathrooms with lots of water pressure. Triple room easily fits family of four.

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11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

I stayed at this charming hotel with my daughter for 3 nights and loved the place. The service was terrific and friendly, the room was very clean and comfortable, and the breakfasts were very good. No complaints at all. I recommend it highly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

We were recently in Arequipa for a wedding and stayed at this charming inn downtown. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the location is excellent for seeing the sights of downtown Arequipa. The building has been restored and gives and very authentic feel of what an old colonial house looked like.

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Address: Calle Consuelo 116 | Cercado, Arequipa, Peru
Location: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #16 of 105 B&Bs / Inns in Arequipa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Casona Solar 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A colonial hotel with 300 years of history.Hotel Casona Solar is a beautiful restored colonial gentleman’s house build in 1702 in the centre of the colonial city of Arequipa. Hotel Casona Solar has the atmosphere that Arequipa had in the 18th century. The thick walls are made out of the white volcanic stone Sillar and all rooms have the so typical high arched roofs and big doors that enter one of the two central courtyards. All rooms have modern bathrooms with toilet. In our bar we serve every morning between 6 AM and 10 AM a breakfast buffet.In our big garden you can enjoy the blue sky and the 320 days of sunshine that Arequipa offers year in year out. The average day temperature is 25 degrees Celsius and rain is rare. After a long day exploring Arequipa and the surroundings you can enjoy the cool mountain evenings at our fireplace while having a snack and a drink.On just a 2 minutes walking distance you will find the ‘Plaza de Armas’ one of the most beautiful main squares of Peru. Also the neoclassical cathedral, the monastery of Santa Catalina, the mummy Juanita and the typical colonial buildings in classical Spanish style are one step away. You can always see from every point in the city the perfect conic 5822 meter high volcano El Misti.In 1980 hotel Casona Solar recieved the title national momument by UNESCO and INC. ... more   less 
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