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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2015

I really enjoyed my time here. The staff were incredibly helpful, the rooms comfortable and there were plenty of facilities such as pool tables, ping-pong tables, lots of computers for use, TV and games room, well stocked kitchen. Its marginally further out from the centre than some hostels but its still only a five minute walk to the plaza. They...

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 6 August 2015

I had a great experience there. Staff were really kind to me. The hostel is close to the main plaza. They offer a nice breakfast and free coca tea (u will need it). Hot shower was super hot. Good hostel to socialize.

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Manaus, AM
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Super nice hostel! It's simple, but they have nice social aereas and the place looks very safe. The bathrooms were clean. The staff is awesome, very kind and they helped me a lot when I had a problem with bus tickets. I would stay there again if I come back.

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Thank Joyce J
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

We loved it here. Nice rooms, hot showers most of the time, a lot of hangout areas including outdoor areas, 2 movie rooms with lots of DVDs, helpful staff, and the best dog around, Kyla. They have good laundry service and tours can be booked through them. Quiet, yet able to hang out with friends

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Sligo, Ireland
Reviewed 30 July 2015

This hostel has breakfast, two tv rooms, pool table, hammock area, laundry service and breakfast. It's around a ten minute walk to a supermarket and city center but that's each way. The vibe in the hostel was only average in the evenings if that's what you're going for.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Hostel is in a great location and the rooms are decent. Issue is that both rooms I stayed in had a lot of light coming in, both from the corridor and the windows. The party hostel vibe isn't there, but that is mostly because people leave early in the morning to go to the colca canyon trek. They do have...

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Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Pretty average hostel... The bedroom was nice and spacious. Pretty quiet/ not very social. Nice hammocks to chill out on. Did the water rafting organising by the hostel which was loads of fun. The kitchen is pretty small. The bathrooms are not great - showers not good and usually quiet unclean.

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Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

Staff were SO accomodating and lovely, they went out of there way to help us with a few issues we were having. This hostel has some great areas. There are two TV rooms, a gorgeous outdoor area with hammocks, lounges etc, a kitchen and a pool table. Dorms are comfortable, they gave us an extra blanket when the night was...

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Leuven, Belgium
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Stayed one night there before our tour to the Colca Canyon. STAFF: The staff was very friendly, especially one lady (don't know her name) who was extreme nice and full of energy. PRICE: I don't remember how much we paid but was not expensive. ROOMS: the room was very clean, all furniture brand new, hot water, internet working perfectly. We...

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Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

Will definitely be visiting again. Good atmosphere, very friendly staff and good facilities. Plenty of space to hang out and meet people, pool table, ps3, multiple tv rooms. Arequipa is beautiful so you won't be spending much time in the hostel, but if you want a lazy day then it's the perfect place for it.

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We are not a basic property, do you know why? Because we have attractions and facilities that others in arequipa do not have that make us the funniest, coziest and homiest property in town with a funky and modern decor. We are a cozy property and you are going to feel like you are in your own home. We offer both indoor and outdoor spaces that are perfect to socialize with all travelers. If you are looking for a place to relax and recharge your energy to continue your journey the best place in arequipa is arequipay backpackers house!. We are not a party property where you always going to find people that disturb your peace of mind, here you going to find tranquility, great vibe and the best service in town, we put our guests above and beyond because you are number one priority for us. We know - you like it clean that's why we take care of it around the clock making sure everything is spotless. Location: Only five blocks away to the main square. Even though we are situated downtown, we are in a peaceful neighborhood away from the hustle and bustle of the streets around the main square in a private neighborhood. Our location is perfect because it's near banks, supermarkets, bars, and principal tourist attractions. *******facilities****** A game room with a 32 lcd hd tv and professional pool table. 3 computers with flat-panel with free internet and wifi Two movie rooms with a 52 lcd hd tv with dvd and an extensive movie collection. Foosball table and ping pong table. Play station 3! With the latest games Patio with hammocks, patio sets and a heater. Two kitchens good equipped. Barbicue area Free Calls to USA and Canada!!! *****you will find for free***** Free Calls to USA and CAnada Free individual lockers Free tea and coca tea 24/7 Free spices to cook Free wireless internet connection and 3 computers Free access to guide books from all around the world Book exchange Free maps and advice Free luggage storage Free satellite tv and films, Basic breakfast from 7 15 am to 10 am: Bread, butter and jam. Free tea and coca tea 24/7 +++++++location++++++ If you take a taxi please say the taxi driver that our address is near to colegio claretiano, or in front of hotel casa de avila, or near the intersection of calle san martin cuadra 1 and calle cusco cuadra 1 in vallecito almost one block away from siete esquinas +++++++++warning about the taxi drivers+++++++++++ There is a high level of corruption between the taxis inside the bus station and some hostales! So please do not believe the taxi drivers when they try to persuade you not to come to arequipay backpackers properties taking you to other property, they always lie because those hostales pay the taxis commission and for sure you will not find a better property like arequipay, our comments are our best guarantee! Cancellation and no show policy: Cancellations or changes are accepted only with minimum 24 hours before the arrival date via email or phone. Same day cancellations, same day changes or no show will result in 1 night charge per person regardless the reason from your credit card. We are not responsible for weather conditions, illness, flight delays or flight cancellations. If you do not arrive within 3 hrs of your scheduled arrival time, we reserve the right to cancel your booking. So please avoid to be charged from your credit card, if you decided to change or cancel your reservation please let us know. ... more   less 

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Address: Pasaje Ohiggins 224 Vallecito, Arequipa, Peru
Region: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Price Range: ₹ 885 - ₹ 1,362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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