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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in this hotel as part of a group tour with Explore Holidays. Although relatively simple accommodation, it was clean, comfortable, wifi worked well and hotel is well located. My only criticism would be that breakfast can be a bit chaotic if too many people turn up at the same time. I do wonder why the hotel doesn't provide a...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Very friendly and helpful staff. Prompt responses to your emails. It is meticulously clean and rooms are big. Breakfast is as good. It is also very conveniently located to explore Arequipa. Have no hesitation in recommending.

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This hostel exceeded my expectations in every way. It was clean, the rooms were spacious and the bed was very comfortable. The room also includes free towels. The most outstanding part was its staff though. We arrived at 10am but they allowed us to check in early without charging extra. The airline lost my luggage and they were very helpful...

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Thank SandyTM
Turin, Italy
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Very nice hostal with clean and big rooms. Very quiet place. Pleasant and helpful staff. It is at about 10 minutes walking from Plaza de Armas and Market of San Camillo. The breakfast was simple but good.

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Thank Riccardo M
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 June 2016

I loved Santa Marta and its staff. They were kind, polite and helpful. The room was very nice. we had a nice bathroom with very well working shower. the room itself was huge and clean. the hostel was very quiet. The location is a few blocks from the central market. There is this pastry one block away from it which...

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Terrebonne, Canada
Reviewed 8 May 2016

The minute I came in there I was happily surprised. The staff welcomed me with great enthusiasm and showed me the hostal. The place was spotless clean and the room was very nice. It felt good to be there compared to some places you end up in when travelling in many countries. It was a little expensive in comparison with...

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Thank Michel20958
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 18 April 2016

A friend and I spent a couple nights in Arequipa during a 2-1/2 week trip around Peru in October. I actually booked a room at the El Patio de Elisa, but when we checked in they were out of rooms with two beds, so the staff walked us over to Hostel Santa Marta. It worked out well as we were...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 February 2016

I discovered this hotel by accident, while taking a cab out of the bus terminal. My goal was simple: locate a nice, quaint, safe, relaxing hotel that is located close to the older downtown area. Needless to say, this place worked is perfect for a one-nighter and/or for a couple of days. The staff are nice, the design of the...

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Thank ookoobear
Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Lovely old building across the road from a police station! Simple and spacious rooms, clean and well maintained. I slept well (without earplugs), despite the fluffy pillow. Nice, standard Peruvian breakfast. We left our luggage during the day, dropping in and out as required. There is a toilet for guests in such a situation. Nice, friendly and helpful staff. Recommended.

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Montreal
Reviewed 25 December 2015

We arrived really early in the morning and our room was ready so we took a little nap, even if our room was directly in front of the open court it was really quiet and calm even at night ! The staff is really cool and friendly and they gave us really good recommendations for our tours in the Colca...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Santa Marta Hotel is located in the center of Arequipa, four blocks from the main square, "Plaza de Armas." Arequipa is one of the principal cities in the south of Peru. The hotel provides its guests with superior, high quality service enhanced by the warm, welcoming hospitality of our staff. The colonial-era architecture of the hotel is remarkable with vaulted ceilings and walls. Ornamental friezes and cornices decorate the doorways and windows and magically transport our guests back to a more leisurely time. The building is constructed of white volcanic rock, commonly known as "sillar." ... more   less 

Additional Information about Santa Marta

Address: Santa Marta 207, Arequipa 054, Peru
Region: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Price Range: $39 - $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Santa Marta 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Upstairs it is quite calm . . . if families with kids are in. But normally there are no problems”
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 of 5 bubbles Michel20958, 8 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms towards the back of the complex will provide better sound proofing.”
 of 5 bubbles ookoobear, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All good rooms with TV and daily room service.”
 of 5 bubbles mycityofsydney, 16 Jan 2013 | Read review
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