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Bothy Hostel Arequipa

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Puente Grau 306, Arequipa 054, Peru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Sociable (party) hostel but the staff close the bars at 12pm so not too bad if you want to sleep, Really fun hostel, stayed there for three nights in a 4beds dorm with bathroom(not the best but clean).People at the desk were really helpful and spoke great English. The facilities and decor are really impressive, cool bar and pool table.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at Bothy hostel on my last night in Arequipa after a mix up with my reservation at Mercaderes Backpackers. Bothy accepted me as a walk in which I appreciated, but it was really hard to sleep as there was loud music from the bar below well into the night. Also, the staff brought a girl into our room... More 

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Thank Molly G
Knada, Director de Recepción at Bothy Hostel Arequipa, responded to this review

Dear molly Thank you so much for your opinion. We apologize if your experience in our hostel was not positive. We consider your positive feedback and we will work on this! Thank you and have a very good trip! Lucas and the bothy team! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The people at the hostel were really friendly and helpful. Great location at the heart of the historical center of Arequipa. I loved the rooftop terrace, with great views over the surrounding volcanic mountains.

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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

I chose this hostel based on its many good reviews and convenient location. Whilst the location is great I think this hostel has seen its day. The rooms are tired and outdated, the bathrooms all seem a bit grubby and it lacks vibe and atmosphere. Friendly staff, good wifi and cheap prices though. I paid for a room with an... More 

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Knada, Director de Recepción at Bothy Hostel Arequipa, responded to this review

Dear Tierney I appreciate your opinion. kindness, education and recognize our mistakes is very important. We talk to you and apologize for what happened. these things can not always happen. sometimes are random acts that happen in many businesses! You express bad about the hostel does not seem fair for everything we try to help you. I also sent the... More 

Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights here. Some reviewers have already pointed out that many reviewers here have only posted 1 or 2 reviews, questioning their authenticity...I am also convinced that lot of reviews are fake ones...this hostel is just average, nothing more, far from deserving 4 or 5 stars... +Very friendly and helpful staff +Basic common areas with a pool table... More 

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Knada, Director de Recepción at Bothy Hostel Arequipa, responded to this review

Hello Sir I hope're fine. Thank you very much for your stay at bothy arequipa and for your time to write this comment We have followed his two commentaries in the city of Arequipa,one of colca canyon and one of hostel arequipa . I can only say thank you very much and good luck in your travels. if we look... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Let me get the good points out the way first. Firstly, I love the effort that goes into the activities and events going on at Bothy. There would be something different going on each day from football to beer pong. This provided a good social atmosphere. It's a good price, think I paid 24 soles a night for a simple... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights both of which I more than enjoyed. For smokers/readers they have two awesome outdoor chill spots, one being on the roof with hammocks. Pool table, bar, laundry service etc is also available! Super friendly staff, would overall recommend!

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Thank Carson S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I were never meant to come to Arequipa but after having heard so much about it since entering Peru, we thought why not? 6 days later we were nearly in tears knowing we had to leave. They have a pool table which changes into beer pong on Tuesday's Drinking Games nights. Next to it is a bar,... More 

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Thank Simon K
Knada, Director de Recepción at Bothy Hostel Arequipa, responded to this review

Hola Simon Thank you very much for your comment. We are very happy to have you as a guest . We are very glad that you liked our humble home! Your Rating helps us and motivates a lot! Greetings from all bothy staff More 

Salt Spring Island, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Awesome, quite hostel, located just a few blocks from the main square. The rooms are pretty cheap (25 soles) for a 6 person dorm. Has free breakfast which includes breadbut you can ask for other things for a small price. Also has a great view of Misti Mountain from the Terrace

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Thank rkelly250
Knada, Director de Recepción at Bothy Hostel Arequipa, responded to this review

Dear Kelly We are very grateful for your visit. Your mark is very valuable for the whole person , We continue to improve! Muchas Gracias More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Comfortable beds, great view from the terrace, clean dorms, a perfect place to meet people, they have a bar that it's open from 6 with a different event every night, also a good place to book tours, in reception they always try to help you and solve all your doubts

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Thank Hannah W
Knada, Director de Recepción at Bothy Hostel Arequipa, responded to this review

Hola Hanah. Thank you very much for your comment. we're glad you enjoyed your stay in Arequipa. your feedback helps us and motivates us to go on . Very much grateful for your visit. Have a great days! The bothy Team always happy to assist travellers More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bothy hostel Arequipa... Your home away from home! At:Puente Grau 306 Bothy is the perfect combination between chilling and party-comunal areas to for meeting other travelers, perfect location a base to explore the wonderful city of Arequipa. Super friendly, English, German, French and Spanish speaking staff! Our 4 priorities: super friendly staff, clean bathrooms, included breakfast, a comunal kitchen whe you can use. We provide all what you need for your stay in Arequipa: • quiet zones around the rooms • TV • free computer with high speed internet • sport-bar. We guarantee hot water all day from a central gas heating system (no more electric-shock heaters!). Don't miss our fantastic rooftop where you can enjoy the fabulous view of the volcanos and mountains with a cold beer or a cocktail from our bar.! Our staff is willing to help you any time organizing tours, bus tickets or anything you need to make the best of your stay in Arequipa! WARNING - In many cases taxi drivers try to convince travellers to go to other hostels and get comissions, we always have availability for you! We offer only 4 beds dorm with private bathroom and share bathroom. private rooms available.Hostel arequipa,budget hostel arequipa,cheap hostel arequipa, kitchen hostel arequipa,party hostel Arequipa,Sport Bar Arequipa,Fun hostel Arequipa,Guest house Arequipa, Backpackers Arequipa! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bothy Hostel Arequipa

Address: Puente Grau 306, Arequipa 054, Peru
Location: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Price Range: $12 - $20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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