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Positive Hostel & Backpackers

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Overview
Cruz Verde 309 Calle Cruz Verde 309, Arequipa 0051 Peru See on map
Name/address in local language
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Concierge
Accessible rooms
1.5 Star accommodation
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Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
$14 - $27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Hostal Wayra River
Location
Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
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Traveler (33)
Room & Suite (24)
Dining (2)
Family and Play Areas (26)
Reviews (189)
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All reviews nice rooftop stayed here for nights hostel canyon plaza terrace
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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

At the reception of the hostel there is a sign wich says that if you write a positive review you get a 10% discount. I think this is the reason that there are so many. The hostel isn’t that good. The staff are all volunteers...More

Thank Fransien01
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Recent hostel with a backpackers soul.Dorms are clean and decorated with inspired words,safe place always checked by staff. Hermosa terrasse and very nice rooftop to be when I was there( check the view on the impressive volcanos 🏔 ) My ⭐⭐⭐⭐ definitely go to the...More

Thank jonperona80
Reviewed May 25, 2018

We really liked this hostel! Stayed four nights :) Super friendly staff, clean, nice rooftop terrace, kitchen, chill atmosphere and they play good music all day long :) We stayed in the 8 person dorm room but it was very open and spacious and didn't...More

Thank rubyw00d
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights and had a great time here. Really Nice and helpfull People (the young lady helped is with the booking of our public bus to canyon. ). Super chill music, great cosy vibe, nice rooftop with a nice view at...More

Thank anneleenrobaeys
Response from jerolp, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Positive Hostel & BackpackersResponded May 20, 2018
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muchas gracias por tu comentario annele....buen viaje !!

Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Nestled in the old quarters of Arequipa, Positive backpackers is a quaint, convenient and good value for money hostel. The place has been newly refurbished (only 6 months old) and is run by Anna, is a lovely lady who is willing to go out of...More

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"I liked room 4 as it had a window."
surdejalisco
Jan 4, 2015
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"Take a room away from the street, it gets very noisy"
Thael88
Oct 1, 2013
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"If you can afford it get a room with a private bathroom as these have a view of el Misti and are on the..."
GarethP199
Jul 23, 2013
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"rooms on the first floor with mountainview are recommended!"
346PaulS346
Jan 14, 2013
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