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Property Information: Friendly AQP is a new family-run hostel which has everything that a backpacker could want in one place! A beautiful hostel and a beautiful home, we work to ensure that you enjoy your stay in the city of Arequipa! LOCATION We are located just 4 short blocks from Plaza de Armas (The main square) - About a 5 minute walk! Our home is found in the lovely residential neighborhood of Vallecito, a quiet and comfortable location which is set away from the noise of any traffic. The neighborhood contains many family homes; it is very safe day and night, as are the routes to the main tourist areas. Local amenities include: Supermarket Plaza Vea, restaurants, banks, shops. FREE BREAKFAST We serve breakfast daily between 7:30 and 9:30 AM and you have the choice between two different but delicious options. Our original banana pancakes are served with a sweet topping of dulce de leche, or you can choose our fried or scrambled eggs which are accompanied by fresh bread, jam and butter. Coffee, tea, coca tea and milk are also provided. FACILITIES At Friendly AQP we provide everything you need to enjoy your stay in Arequipa. We have a fully equipped kitchen, with fridge and freezer, which is free to use for all guests. There is a large common room area with comfortable sofas where you can relax and watch TV or a DVD. For more fun, we have a games area where there is a pool table and a ping pong table. Our large garden contains tables, chairs and hammocks for relaxation and enjoying the great sun of Arequipa. We also have a large terrace which provides magnificent views of the volcanoes Misti and Chachani. There is strong WIFI throughout the hostel and we also provide computers for internet access. ROOMS All of our rooms are maintained to a very high standard. Comfortable beds with new mattresses, sheets and pillows. Rooms are very clean with large windows and open space. STAFF Our staff do everything possible to make you feel at home and will always try to help you with any of your needs. Our staff speak English to a good level and have an extensive knowledge of Arequipa and the surrounding area. TOURS We have our own in house travel agency that organizes daily group trips to Colca Canyon. We offer the traditional Colca Canyon 1 or 2 day tour, 2, 3 or 4 day treks of the canyon, opportunities to climb the volcanoes Misti and Chachani, rafting of the River Chili and we can also assist with purchasing of bus tickets and any of your other needs. We have more than 10 years of experience providing these tours and guarantee to provide an excellent service with the best guides
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We loved this hostel! it's cheap, clean, bed are really comfy and the breakfast is awesome (banana pancake)! there is a nice living room with pool, a small kitchen, a garden and a rooftop terrasse! I do recommend this hostel for sure
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Great little place to stay in Arequipa. Breakfast is good, would definitely recommend the pancakes over the scrambled eggs! Decent WiFi, helpful staff. Bring your own padlock for the lockers. About a 10 min walk from the main plaza. Lots of tours organised via the hostel,
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Ticks all the boxes: great value for money, brilliant mattresses, homely communal areas, excellent pancakes for breakfast, solid wifi, close to the centre but on a quiet road, and Eber and his team are so friendly it's only right that the hostel is named so! Their attention to
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I recently stayed at Friendly AQP hostel for 3 nights when in Arequipa in a great private room. There are plenty of toilets and showers in the shared facilities, a rooftop with great views and the hostel is really well located to the centre of the city. There’s also a kitchen
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We stayed here for two nights. Friendly social hostel, great communal areas with pool table and ping pong. Hammocks outside with other seating. Artwork on walls & warm showers! Good wifi and stored our luggage whilstbwe did Colca Canyon. Good pancake brekkie 👌
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Hola! There is a double room, I just don't know how much it costs. A bed in a mixed dorm room costs 23soles so you can benchmark from that. Also, they have lockers for your valuables. Safe travels.
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"Avoid the downstairs dorm - more cramped"
"Dorm beds all curtained for privacy. Triple room in the garden detached w/shower adjacent if preferred."
"front room upstairs can be a little warmer than the rest."
"Call to get details room available"
"All rooms are good - there are some private rooms (we had a quad) and there are a couple of doubles I believe"
$14 - $27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
PeruArequipa RegionArequipa
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