We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.

La Gruta Hotel

Book on TripAdvisor
in partnership with
Trusted partner. We work with Tingo to make your booking as easy as possible.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
La Gruta Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

93 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 44: English reviews
Hamburg, Germany
Level Contributor
16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Having had some more or less comfortable experiences with hotels in Peru during the last weeks, La Gruta was by far the best one in all categories. A new hotel with large rooms, enclosed in a secure area with a nice small garden to sit after a visiting program and relax, with a nice and tasty breakfast, nice service, thats... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Senni2015
Noosa Heads
Level Contributor
503 reviews
180 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

I only stayed here as part of a motorbike tour for one night so can't really comment too much in terms of a longer stay. It has comfy rooms, a nice atmosphere and good wifi and bathroom - what more do you need ? I thought it was a bit far from the main square for my liking - I... More 

Helpful?
Thank James H
Guernsey, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

This hotel is in a nice area of Arequipa with lots of security. It is only a short walk from the centre but not too far. The room is nice and the garden is lovely. The shower is excellent and the wifi fast. Breakfast is good but nothing special. We were able to leave our bags at reception for the... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Chris L
NY
Level Contributor
119 reviews
74 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Very pretty hotel in a very quiet neighborhood. Friendly staff. My room was large and very comfortable. Only downside was that it was just off the lobby and opened onto a courtyard that was a passage to other rooms so I needed to keep the drapes closed to have any privacy. Comfortable outside space and decent breakfast. It's a 10-15... More 

Helpful?
Thank chas58
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

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 

Helpful?
1 Thank elainemaa
Level Contributor
160 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 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 

Helpful?
1 Thank Malte S
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

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.

Helpful?
Thank bigjewy
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.

Helpful?
Thank Joe C
Aschaffenburg
Level Contributor
3 reviews
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 

Helpful?
Thank Maximilian S
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
70 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 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 

Helpful?
Thank Jana W
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

48 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (30)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (7)
Viewed
Room/Suite (11)
Viewed
View from Room (3)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (6)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (18)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (2)
Viewed
Room/Suite (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (9)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Arequipa hotels
1.9 mi away
Alwa Hotel Boutique
Alwa Hotel Boutique
#31 of 92 in Arequipa
4.5 of 5 stars 46 reviews
0.7 mi away
Las Torres de Ugarte
Las Torres de Ugarte
#5 of 92 in Arequipa
4.5 of 5 stars 425 reviews
1.1 mi away
Posada Nueva Espana
Posada Nueva Espana
#7 of 92 in Arequipa
4.5 of 5 stars 223 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.6 mi away
Queen's Villa Hotel Boutique
1.2 mi away
Casa de Avila - For Travellers
0.6 mi away
La Casa de Melgar Hostal
La Casa de Melgar Hostal
#11 of 92 in Arequipa
4.0 of 5 stars 333 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
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 

Additional Information about La Gruta Hotel

Address: Calle La Gruta 304 | Selva Alegre, Arequipa, Peru
Location: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Price Range: $53 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Gruta Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotwire, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Priceline, Agoda, Orbitz, Odigeo and Despegar.com so you can book your La Gruta Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Hotel La Gruta
Hotel Style:
#15 Business Hotel in Arequipa
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay