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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2013

This was a delightful place to stay and one of my favourite places in Peru. They gave me a room right at the top as I requested, which was a little cold, but the morning view was spectacular and worth it. The room was big, the showers hot, the breakfast very welcome. The staff were helpful and refunded me the...

Thank PerminderUK
Wels, Austria
Reviewed 13 August 2013

We stayed for 3 nights and we totally loved it! Our room directly on the terrace was clean, very comfortable and sunny! Hot water was available all the time, and free wifi is sufficient. The included breakfast on the terrace is simple but good with an astonishing overview of beautiful Arequipa and the two amazing volcano mountains Chachani and Misti....

1Thank Dave S
Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 12 August 2013

We stayed 2 nights in early August and thought the Solar was perfect! The Hostal is within a short walk to the Plaza and major sights of Arequipa, but once we were inside, we felt removed from all the traffic and noise. The entrance opens to an attractive courtyard, and our room (#103) was spacious and nice, with a fireplace...

1Thank Jwaterdock
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2013

We had a wonderful stay here. Our room was 302 at the top of the hotel with great views. The roof terrace where we had breakfast was lovely and sunny and fine staff were very friendly and helpful. If you can, try and get a room higher up as they are lighter.

Thank Iain H
Cusco, Peru
Reviewed 25 July 2013 via mobile

You have to be buzzed in. Once inside by reception there is a private courtyard. On level 2 where you have breakfast is where the view is. All I can say is WOW. Snow capped mountains! Rooms are basic but comfortable. Town is a short walk. There is however a nice bakery almost opposite the hostel entrance. The bakery is...

Thank Tdonno
Reviewed 17 June 2013 via mobile

This is the best hostel we have stayed in for a long while. Beautiful courtyard and balcony make you want to give up on sightseeing and trekking and just laze around the hostel. Big clean rooms, reasonably priced. Very secure and only about 4 blocks to the main plaza. Great service as well - what more could you ask for!

Thank Babbatronic
Bend, Oregon
Reviewed 17 May 2013

This hostal offers nice clean rooms, super friendly service, good breakfast, and extremely convenient location. You can walk all over town to many of arequipa's main attractions. The staff was readily available, very helpful, and always friendly. They even helped me with my bus ticket and a colca canyon tour. I would recommend Hostal Solar to any of my friends....

Thank Mo B
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Rooms and bathroom are nice and clean and at least mine had no window to the street so it was quite as well. The staff was really helpfull and the breakfast was good ( but you have to pay for extras like pancake). Recommend!

Thank jonasze
Reviewed 31 January 2013

We stayed here twice on our Gadventures tour. The first visit we were given a lovely light, bright, airy room on the 1st floor next to the breakfast terrace. Beds were comfy with a good ensuite bathroom and it was pretty quiet. Our second room was a triple on the ground floor. While the room was clean, it was dark...

Thank Lizbeth26
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 October 2012

We stayed at Hostal Solar for four nights while in Arequipa. The hostal is conveniently located near the main square and all the mayor tourist attractions. The biggest plus for this hotel is the nice roof terras were the buffet breakfast is served and were you can enjoy a nice break from the noisy Arequipa traffic during the day (buy...

Thank rvanlooy

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Best place in town to meet people with great atmosphere. We characterize for a great service, security and fair price. We are a Colonial house endowed with maximum comfort located four blocks from the main square. Our room have private bathroom with 24 hours hot water, cable TV, telephone and internet WiFi. Come and enjoy our roof terrace BBQ every weekend. ... more   less 

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Address: Calle Ayacucho 108 Cercado, Arequipa, Peru
Region: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Price Range: ₹ 2,919 - ₹ 3,530 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hostal Solar 2.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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“get a room second floor or higher, with windows to the inner courtyard”
 of 5 bubbles Sagustino, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“Will ask for 3rd third floor next time to overlook terrace. Not sure if all rooms have private bathroom. Upgrade for minimal costs.”
 of 5 bubbles keithr214, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“at only $45 you should absolutely go for the room with super comfy double bed, TV and private bathroom with big shower space!”
 of 5 bubbles Amberstom, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on the second floor are slightly better that the ones on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles jtcase, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on ground floor near reception had the best wifi. That may change so inquire.”
  • View from my 2 twin bed room, 2nd floor looking out on patio where breakfast is served
  • View of Misti from the patio (also get this view on 3rd floor)
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 of 5 bubbles Calistogababe, 20 Oct 2015 | Read review
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