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Hostal El Remanso
Ranked #13 of 174 Arequipa B&B and Inns
Reviewed July 21, 2014

We stayed at this hostel twice. The first time we arrived due to an early bus at 8 AM. That was not a problem at all: the spacious room was available and payment could be done after we had rested, according to the lady who welcomed us. The double room was enormous and very clean. Unfortunately there was no natural light, but the facilities made up for that completely. The bathroom was like a 5-star hotel: big, clean and modern. Hot water!

Because of our positive experience we went back to the same hostel one week later. Now we arrived very late, which was also not a problem. The lady recognised us directly and gave us the triple room at the front. That room was of the same quality as the double room, but even bigger. Bathroom is similar, so again very good. There is furniture to put in your clothes.

In general: the place is very new and they are still working to improve it. Very kind people running the place. They understand English, but hardly speak it themselves. You get big towels and soap for free.

It is very close to the main plaza and even for a baby it is literally a stone-throw away from the Monastery. Bear in mind that this is a bit of a party street, so some disturbance of street noise and music on Friday and Saturday is inevitable. With earplugs you sleep like the aforementioned baby.

Room Tip: The rooms away from the street will be quieter but lack natural light.
  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stayed here only for night night since we had a bus to catch the next morning. We arrived at 06:30, way earlier than our announced arrival time but that didn't matter. The receptionist welcomed us with open arms and showed us to our room, which is newly renovated and very clean and spacious. This is the place to stay in Arequipa if you want quality! The price is good as well!

  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 26, 2014

An authentic colonial building, located within 7 min of the main square. I was nicely surprized by the spacy and very clean rooms offered at a reasonable price. The roof terrace offers a panoramic view of the city with the Santa Catalina Monastery just in front of you. Don't miss to have your breakfast on this terrace. The hostal is a small family business that cares for each guest to feel at home.

  • Stayed: June 2014, traveled solo
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Thank Ferhat R
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Stayed: September 2017, traveled with friends
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Stayed: September 2017, traveled with friends
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Stayed: August 2017, traveled with friends
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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: August 2017, traveled as a couple
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Address: Calle Bolivar 403 | Cercado, Arequipa ARE 01, Peru
Location: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
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Ranked #13 of 174 B&Bs / Inns in Arequipa
Price Range: $33 - $35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel, just three minutes walk from the Plaza de Armas.10 rooms including six bedrooms with private bathrooms and four with separated bathrooms.Breakfast included.Nice roof terrace with city view.Services:wifi, cable tv, computer, hot water, 24/24h Service ... more   less 
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