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Hostal Sol de Oro

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London
Reviewed 17 September 2013

Staff very friendly and helpful... location was a block or two from the main square... the 2 day conventional trip to Colca Canyon they arranged was awesome and well organised... rooms were basic and clean, showers were good and the water hot... there was work going on to improve the hangout areas which will gain them an extra star when...

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Geertruidenberg, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 September 2013

Sol de Oro turned out to be such a nice hostel in Arequipa. Very friendly and helpful staff. Free wifi and good priced laundry service. Great location close to historical centre. Not all people at the reception speak English very well, although they are very helpful and even called the owner Yuanita to be able to answer my questions.

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Reviewed 9 July 2013 via mobile

Arriving to the hostel at 5am we weren't sure what to expect but after being greeted and checked into our double bedroom with private bathroom straightaway, we immediately felt comfortable. The hostel is always kept clean, the owners are always so lovely and helpful, and they have an amazing games room - table tennis, pool table, foosball table, out door...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 July 2013

We had double room with private bathroom. The room was a bit small but comfortable and clean with a big window. The included breakfast was nice, the usual coffee/tea, bread, butter, jam, yogurt. Wifi was reliable and available in the room. The location is OK, only two blocks from Plaza de Armas however, it is on a street that is...

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Barranquilla, Colombia
Reviewed 17 June 2013

This hostal is very clean and quiet. We stayed in both a large private room with bathroom and a dorm (we decided to stay longer) and all the facilities were clean. The hot water is dependable. The staff is very kind and helpful. Breakfast is simple, but very good, and is included in the price. The location is good, only...

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Kazakstan
Reviewed 23 April 2013

First, I was very embarrased of the appearence of the hostel, but a room was very good and clean. The staff were friendly, and while I waited to release the room, I was offered a hot cup of coffee. But for breakfast they served very stale bread and never cleared in my room.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 April 2013

We stayed one night in a massive double with ensuite. We were allowed to use the luggage storage as we went to the colca canyon and then hang around till our bus came. They arrange other tours as well. Small kitchen but they have an amazing games room and a computer room. Showers are 7 sole if you need one...

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Dublin
Reviewed 24 February 2013

For 70soles we got a great room here with a bathroom/tv/hot water.The hostal is 5 mins from the main plaza but its the facilities they offer and friendly staff that make this place shine.Always helpful and willing to arrange tours/taxis etc I cant say enough good things about the staff.This hostal offered so so many facilities including,a pool table,table tennis,small...

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Reviewed 3 November 2012

We arrived at the Hostal Sol de Oro at around 4am after a night bus from Cusco. We were met by the sleepy but welcoming owner. A gay couple, we had booked a double room, which had not been a problem anywhere else on our trip to date. It may have been the time, but this initially threw the guy...

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La Puente
Reviewed 9 October 2012

There is ALWAYS someone in the front, or very closeby. Location was great- it's only a few blocks from the groceries and Plaza de Armas. The rooms were clean and fairly large. Ours had a tv. The common areas were clean and also pretty large for hostels.

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostal Sol de Oro is located in the center of Arequipa, three blocks away from the Plaza de Armas, el Corazon of the white city: close to just main attractions: museums, banks, supermarkets, shopping, colonial buildings and restaurants, bars, nightclubs. Hostal de Sol de Oro is a cozy hostel with a friendly family service. We offer several types of entertainment facilities to enjoy your stay. We have a beautiful and colorful terrace to get healthy breakfast (including in the price), free WIFI; open terrace with a sunset view to pass time with friends and share a drink, or having a meal or a barbecue. The kitchen well furnished is at your disposal.A comfortable TV room (including DVDs selection, play station unit, music stereo) is available as well exercise equipments. In others rooms are book change, pool table, ping pong table and other games a lot to keep yourself entertained.Also a free internet space with computers is available: no need to go out and pay to check your emails and download your photos.The rooms are all equipped with televisions and have their private bathroom with solar and gas powered hot water available 24 hours a day. The beds have brand new mattresses to ensure you sleep comfortably. Our friendly and helpful staff can assist with our laundry services as well as information about the city and the surrounding regions to visit. We will be more than happy to supply you with all the information you will need to fully enjoy Arequipa and the surrounding areas. Sol de Oro Backpackers hostel welcomes you to Arequipa, Peru! Yuliana and John.EXCHANGE RATE .......S/.2.75Check in at 11:30amCheck out at 10:30amcredit cards accepted (only visa)+9 pax group bookings acceptedCancellation and no show policy: Cancellations or changes are accepted only with minimum 24 hours before the arrival date via phone or email. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Sol de Oro

Address: Calle Cruz Verde 307 | Cercado, Arequipa, Peru
Region: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Price Range: ₹ 706 - ₹ 1,605 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostal Sol de Oro 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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“rooms on the south”
luisc250, 8 Nov 2013 | Read review
“The best good room is, when the owners treat us like we were family.”
CesarCarballido, 6 Nov 2013 | Read review
“We opted for a double with private bathroom... rm 204 I think... only thing lacking was additional sockets for charging... but the one was enough.”
Jabba1963, 17 Sep 2013 | Read review
“We had room 202 which is very quite.”
specialklc, 3 Jul 2013 | Read review
“The room upstairs (202) is wonderful and quiet!”
gluckrav, 30 Aug 2012 | Read review
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