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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good experience at Bothy hostel.. rooms were clean and We got bathroom included for a very good price.. location is perfect... 5 minutes from plaza de armas..we stayed 3 nights and we would come back here for sure..staff very friendly and helped us with organizing whatever we needed to do..tours or taxi.. definitely recommended..

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed in Bothy hostel in the beginning of November 2016 and had a great time. It has a really nice courtyard area with a pool table and a bar to meet up with friends/ other guests. Ben from the reception was super helpful in giving advice on Arequipa, trips and generally anything about travel in Peru. Thanks a lot!

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Thank Christian N
Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for a few nights on our way thru to Cusco. The staff were super friendly and accommodating - even helped us arrange tours to Colca Canyon and rafting. Rooms were average, but had everything us backpackers needed. The wifi was great in main parts of the hostel, but a little spotty in our room. Rooftop terrace was... More 

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Thank TravelingBex17
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Loved the decoration of the hostel. 5m walk to Plaza de Armas and all the must see places in Arequipa. The staff was friendly and the room was nice. Nice view from the top floor. The only downer was the noise from the street at night. I got a room facing the street and the cars were a litttle bit... More 

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Thank Pedro D
Knada, Front Office Manager at Bothy Hostel Arequipa, responded to this review

Dear Pedro Thank you very much for your comment. it´s motivate us to keep improving every day! We are sorry if samething didint work as you spect. We are very happy that you enjoy your stay at the hostel and Arequipa. Have a very good days! The bothy team More 

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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Had the private room with bathroom and it always had hot water. Staff was really friendly and helpful. Wifi was consistent. Breakfast that was free is standard bread and jam / butter. I had the pancakes that were good too. Eggs were a smidge expensive since everything else was already included....some really cheap local eats on the street! We had... More 

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Knada, General Manager at Bothy Hostel Arequipa, responded to this review

Dear Tracy&Richard We really apreciate for your comment, Thank you very much for your visit. We still working hard to keep improved the hostel and service. Have a good day The bothy team More 

Cusco, Peru
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I stayed here last year for a couple days and it was extremely peaceful and the WiFi was great - important as I work online. When it came time for me to return to Arequipa I knew exactly where I wanted to stay. Comfy beds, generally warm showers, rooms with no more than 4 beds, great WiFi (again), and an... More 

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Knada, General Manager at Bothy Hostel Arequipa, responded to this review

Dear Friend Thank you for your message. We always happy that customers keep us in their memorie. We still working hard to keep improved the hostel and service. Have a owesome days The bothy team More 

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18 reviews
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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Good hostel for a very reasonable price. Beds are comfortable, bathrooms are cleanish. The breakfast is simple, even for hostal standards. The staff is above average friendly and helpful. Really liked their help, even when they had nothing to gain. This hostal tries to dip its toes in the party-scene, but is way more suited as a place for relaxation.... More 

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Thank Maurits B
Knada, General Manager at Bothy Hostel Arequipa, responded to this review

Dear Maurits Thank you for your visit and meny thanks for your coment , it´s motivate us to keep working hard. We know We not perfect but every days we do our best. Best Regards THE BOTHY TEAM More 

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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

A beautiful setting with a rooftop terrace I could have stayed forever on and perfect place for brek! Marco and Beth in particular were super helpful and friendly and gave the place character. Lucky to have them at the hostel even if it will be short and sweet!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

Good points: amazing rooftop terrace (sun loungers/hammocks free to use, breakfast served 8am-12pm with great orange juice) good wifi, cheap, good location (8mins walk to plaza), onsite bar Bad points: had 3 showers there and all of them were FREEZING (I tried showering at different times of the day but always cold), can be noisy if you're not partying in... More 

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Knada, General Manager at Bothy Hostel Arequipa, responded to this review

Dear Jen Thank you very much for your Comment About the showers , We have had problems during the time you were Because the hostel was with lots of people. We apologize for it You know travelers feel free to express their mood , We as a hostel, We have rules , but we can not be very strict We... More 

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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I spent just one night there and was glad to leave. It's a noisy and shabby place. The room was nice but there is no warm water in the evening and the staff is unfriendly and didn't care. Not worth the money.

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Thank Marc F
Knada, Director de Recepción at Bothy Hostel Arequipa, responded to this review

Dear Marc Thank you very much for your comment. thank you for your comment and apologize for the situation! You know that during your stay the hostel was very busy We did our best to give you a private room. When the hostel is full many people use the showers at the same time and this causes perhaps small problems... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bothy hostel Arequipa... Your home away from home! At:Puente Grau 306 Bothy is the perfect combination between chilling and party-comunal areas to for meeting other travelers, perfect location a base to explore the wonderful city of Arequipa. Super friendly, English, German, French and Spanish speaking staff! Our 4 priorities: super friendly staff, clean bathrooms, included breakfast, a comunal kitchen whe you can use. We provide all what you need for your stay in Arequipa: • quiet zones around the rooms • TV • free computer with high speed internet • sport-bar. We guarantee hot water all day from a central gas heating system (no more electric-shock heaters!). Don't miss our fantastic rooftop where you can enjoy the fabulous view of the volcanos and mountains with a cold beer or a cocktail from our bar.! Our staff is willing to help you any time organizing tours, bus tickets or anything you need to make the best of your stay in Arequipa! WARNING - In many cases taxi drivers try to convince travellers to go to other hostels and get comissions, we always have availability for you! We offer only 4 beds dorm with private bathroom and share bathroom. private rooms available.Hostel arequipa,budget hostel arequipa,cheap hostel arequipa, kitchen hostel arequipa,party hostel Arequipa,Sport Bar Arequipa,Fun hostel Arequipa,Guest house Arequipa, Backpackers Arequipa! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bothy Hostel Arequipa

Address: Puente Grau 306, Arequipa 054, Peru
Region: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Price Range: ₹ 752 - ₹ 1,300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“Perfect location close to plaza de armas”
 of 5 bubbles diegogalbussera, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“hot showers are best on the ground and middle floor”
 of 5 bubbles seandeco, 9 Nov 2015 | Read review
“If you want some quiet, ask for a room that´s not next to the road”
 of 5 bubbles thomashB1249DM, 5 Nov 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are pretty good.”
 of 5 bubbles 495anneg, 29 Apr 2015 | Read review
“best view and Hostel is run by a local, what i prefer :)”
 of 5 bubbles Jlacher, 17 Apr 2015 | Read review
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