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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow! Where to start?? This hostel is amazing. Our triple room was very clean and cozy and had by far the best shower I ever had in Peru. Breakfast was nice with great terrace view. The staff of the hostel were beyond amazing and helped us during everything - starting Machu Piccu tickets and when we had trouble with our... More 

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Copenhagen, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ended up spending most of our nights in Arequipa at this hotel because our experience was great. However, do not get a room on the bottom floor. The one we had there was only decent while the others were excellent. Get a room facing El misti for excellent views, and if you can, her the lonely room on the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for five nights in a double room on the first floor, near to the terrace. After moving fairly quickly through Copacabana, Isle deal sol and Puno we wanted somewhere to relax, warm up a bit and enjoy the city of Arequipa, Hostal Solar was perfect. The room was clean, quiet and comfortable and the bed was warm. The... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Very well located in city center of Arequipa, just a stone throw from the Plaza de Armas and near plenty of restaurants, this cozy hostal offers exactly what you need for a short stay in Arequipa! Great front-desk service, free pick-up from the bus station (they pay the taxi driver), clean rooms and great views of the Misti and Chachani.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Firstly, everyone else on our G Adventures trip had nice rooms and no problems but I'm starting to feel a bit screwed over by G Adventures at this point, my room was unclean and stunk like it hadn't been used in a while where as some of our group got a top floor room with amazing views and all the... More 

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Cusco, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

After encountering a continuous barrage of high-pitched announcements to the same destination and a long overnight bus ride from Cusco to Arequipa, it’s nice to step into a welcoming environment that immediately evokes clean comfort, and complemented by the welcoming staff of Hostal Solar. Stepping through the foyer into the courtyard, you immediately get the feeling that you have booked... More 

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Cusco, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

This cozy little hostal is more of a hotel in our opinion, as it has all the amenities a fabulous 3-star hotel would have: - amazing service of the most friendly staff that go the extra mile for you - great ambiance and lounge spaces, including an incredibly beautiful roof terrace with stunning vies of the mountains - super clean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

i had a booking for two nights, but when they showed me the rooftop "penthouse" i extended my stay for six more nights. stunning view for el misti, highest building around, perfect sunset, patio,... the breakfast is pretty good and there is free coca tea available 24/7. and its just a five min walk to plaza de armas. i can... More 

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Turin, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

This is a nice budget accommodation in the heart of Arequipa, conveniently located at a walking distance from all its main attractions, such as the beautiful Santa Catalina monastery. The staff apparently did not speak English, but communicated only in Spanish. However, they were nice and helpful: they kept our luggage for half a day free of charge and helped... More 

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33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

We stayed here for one night. They let us check in at 6am!!! We arrived that early on an overnight bus so they changed our room to give us one that was ready so we could shower and sleep. So flexible and helpful! About 15-20 minute walk to the plaza, with shops and restaurants on the way and close-by. Breakfast... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Best place in town to meet people with great atmosphere. We characterize for a great service, security and fair price. We are a Colonial house endowed with maximum comfort located four blocks from the main square. Our room have private bathroom with 24 hours hot water, cable TV, telephone and internet WiFi. Come and enjoy our roof terrace BBQ every weekend. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Solar

Address: Calle Ayacucho 108 Cercado, Arequipa, Peru
Location: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Price Range: $45 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hostal Solar 2.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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