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Arequipay Backpackers Downtown

316 reviews
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tv room”(36 reviews)
“pool table”(42 reviews)
“ping pong”(12 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

The location is Okay. Nice for quiet nights as it isn't directly in the center of town but it's also very safe. There is an abundance of common areas to meet people and chill out. The outside space is nice on hott days. We arrived...More

Thank Rebecca D
Reviewed 27 September 2015

It makes you feel like home. They clean the common areas many times a day so they are always clean. It has plenty of room for making friends and have a nice conversation. They care for the sleep quality by not allowing loud noises at...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2015

I stayed in Arequipay Backpackers for two nights after coming from Cusco to relax after the Salkantay Trek. Arequipay Backpackers was the perfect place. Lots of common areas both in and outside the hostel. Breakfast was basic with jam, butter, coffee, and fresh bread. Staff...More

Thank Dylan C
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Very good hostel with helpful and friendly staff. Basic breakfast is included ( jam, butter, bread , tea and coffee), hot water, clean, close to downtown area ( 10 min walking). The accommodation fee is calculated based on time of arrival ( paid less when...More

Thank Dana_Robert
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

After traveling for 5 months it's the first non mainstream hostel we have stayed in ( normally at wild rover etc) and we loved it!! Everyone was so friendly and wanted to chat, we joined 8 people to do the walking tour the morning we...More

Thank Jessica P
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Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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USD 13 - USD 15 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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USD 13 - USD 15 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"I was in 6 bed dorm and i've slept pretty well."
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"Try to a get a room on the third floor so you don't hear people in and out of the kitchen on the second..."
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"4 bed dorm"
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"4 bads are better. Never the one close to the reception."
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