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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed 4 nights in this hostel. The owner is friendly and the price was cheap (20S per person). Everything was clean for the whole stay. There's a kitchen and a rooftop terrace where you have nice view over arequipa. A few meters away you will find set menu option for as little as 5-6S! I really recommend for all...

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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Great shower in the private double room, hot and pressure . Really happy with it. Roof top is lovely to hang out with. The owners helped us the best they could. It's not the most clean ( walls are a bit dirty ) but we didn't mind because it's cheap. Would come back .

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Roof terrace is an absolute highlight. The views are stunning. Rooms are spacious, with basic but perfectly adequate furniture. Things are a little worn, but kept in excellent working condition. The place is very clean, and staff is really friendly. Location wise its excellent, at the north side of the city in easy walking distance to every attraction in town....

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Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

We had so much fun staying there.The room was clean and you can also use the kitchen.You can enjoy the view of the "El Misti" volcan and of the beautiful sunset from the terrace.Don't miss to listen Alberto singing in quechua language every evening.You will really enjoy!

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Thank Elecapatina
Ireland
Reviewed 7 October 2015

the people are very nice and the place is very quiet. there is a quitchen if you wanna cook and a living room to relax and eat. there is a beautiful terrace also with a nice view. There is a place where you can wash your cloths or you can give it to the reception , they have a laundry...

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Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Overall pretty ok, we got a room for four and by 'winning' a one sided head or tail coin toss we got a decent price. Rooms were cold and dusty. Nice terrace to oversee the city, but if you hang up your stuff to dry expect it to be trown at the side by the staff, needed a wash after...

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Reviewed 23 February 2015 via mobile

This wasn't the greatest place to stay in Arequipa but it also wasn't the worst. On the first night we were put into a room with unclean beds but we were so tired we ended up using it. There's communal bathrooms for some of the rooms and other rooms have their own. We were moved to a better room the...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

The room are cleans, big and sometime you can have a TV inside. Great located, at 5 min of the "Plaza de las Armas". They offer a great patio and a GREAT terrace!!!! The staff is very nice, they allowed us to let our luggage during our trek in the Colca Canyon (we did it by ourself and it was...

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Reviewed 14 July 2014

I left this hostel feeling angry and ripped off. The staff were unhelpful and petulant and went out of there way to make us feel unwelcome there. We booked our departing bus tickets to Copacabana (Bolivia) through the hostel. It turns out the lady made 65 soles profit off us. The rooms themselves were nice and the hostel was in...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 May 2014

Had a hard time choosing a place to stay in Arequipa, but finally chose Hostal Santa Catalina based on reasonably good TripAdvisor reviews, our guidebook, and its good location. We were not disappointed - and had a very positive stay! I'd warmly recommend this hostel! The staff is very friendly, helpful, and funny! We were given a spacious, basic but...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Santa Catalina Hostel is one hostel which combinates the traditional and colonial architecture, we are near to Main Square. We are recommended by Guide Routard - Lonely Planet.Our rooms are comfortable, cleaned and with TV, hot water 24 hours, our guests can freely use our kitchen with refrigerator, and furthermore a gorgeous big roof top terrace, with tables and chairs, good for enjoying with your friends, socialize, and relax, the spectacular view of our roof will made our guests delight with the beautiful landscape of our volcanoes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Santa Catalina

Address: Santa Catalina #500, Arequipa 051, Peru
Region: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Price Range: €10 - €23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostal Santa Catalina 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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