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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mild Rover might be a better description. The beds were comfortable but the wifi was average. Showers were warm which is a bonus. The hostel had a pool and an area for sunbathing. The food is good if you want a traditional meal from the UK. The security is very good with people's safety being top priority. The bar wasn't...

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salwalalaoui21, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Rover Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Dave, Thank you for choosing all three Wild Rover Hostels and giving us a review. We are extremely pleased to read you found great comfort in our facilities and services. We do strive to provide all of our guest with comfortable and safe environment throughout their stay. We are equally sorry to hear you never got your free drink...

Haifa, Israel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came to this hostel with a friend. Price was reasonable 19 soles for one night in dorm of 20 people. The first warning I should've noticed was the bracelet I got to show I'm from the hostel like it's a party... first very annoying thing was the fact that we had no power sockets in our room, all sockets were...

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salwalalaoui21, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Rover Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Aviel, Thank you for choosing Wild Rover Hostel Arequipa and giving us a review. We are in fact a party hostel, however, your wristband is part of our tab system as we do not take cash payments in our bar/restaurant. We are aware of the frustration in not having electrical outlets in dorms and are presently working on having...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a long weekend. Really enjoyed it. Spent a lot of time in the hostel because of the bad weather. The positives were the bar was packed ever night. Staff were 10 times better than the cusco staff. The food was decent, everyone was helpful. Nightstaff a bit too serious. The annoying thing. Had 3 showers and never...

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salwalalaoui21, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Rover Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Joe, We would like to thank you for choosing the Wild Rover Hostel and giving us a review. We are extremely pleased to hear you had an enjoyable stay and would equally like to let you know we have taken onboard your points for improvement. We will look into the temperature of our hot water with immediate affect, as...

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

We went to Wild Rover looking for party but that doesn't mean that we were looking for bad service from the staff there. The hostel is fine, breakfast is not good, in general it isn't clean, showers are cold, but besides that it is ok. The night we arrived there was no party, everyone was sleeping (I don't know why)....

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salwalalaoui21, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Rover Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Pazvit, We would like to thank you for your email and apologise for what you express was a bad experience, whilst taking a moment to respond to your complaints. Alongside our free breakfast we do offer a breakfast menu with a large array of hot and cold options. We do hope this was made available to you. The night...

Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately not a great experience. As Peru Hop Passangers we were put in the 20 bed dorm right above the bar. If you're looking for a wild party, you'll definitely find it here. If you want a couple hours of sleep this isn't the place for you. I suppose that's just the vibe here. Staff were super friendly and I...

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salwalalaoui21, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Rover Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Laura, We would like to thank you for your review and assure you we have taken your comments on board. We are indeed a party hostel and recognise the noise levels from our bar can be a problem. We are working on developing ideas on how we can improve this and also creating more electrical plugs in rooms. Thank...

Midland, Texas
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Wild Rover Hostel is a good hostel in a great location. The only thing I would recommend is that you take earplugs – the bar stays open late and it gets loud. The people working the bar, and front desk were very nice and helpful also they have excellent food. Over all a great place to stay if, you...

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salwalalaoui21, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Rover Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Brotherhood, We would like to thank you for choosing Wild Rover Hostel Arequipa and giving us such a great review. We are extremely pleased to hear you had an enjoyable stay and hope we can look forward to your custom again in the very near future. If you are still travelling around South America don't forget, as well as...

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Pros: If you're looking for a party hostel then look no further. Drinks are super cheap and the bar has a good atmosphere with bar staff who want to get everyone drunk! Also in a good location, close to main square. Nice areas to sit and relax around the hostel Cons: the free breakfast wasn't great however it is served...

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salwalalaoui21, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Rover Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Nic, We would like to thank you for choosing Wild Rover Hostel Arequipa and giving us a review. We appreciate all feedback from our guests and would like to let you know we have taken your cons onboard. Thank you once again. If you are still travelling around South America don't forget, as well as Arequipa, we have a...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Hostel is located a few blocks away from the Plaza de Armas, near several tourist agencies. Great pool bar at the back of the hostel, the main bar opens later in the day. Comfortable beds and several bathrooms spread throughout the building. Special thanks to Mario for helping me out on several occasions!

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salwalalaoui21, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Rover Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Dvitzky, We would like to thank you for choosing Wild Rover Hostel Arequipa and giving us such a great review. We are extremely pleased to hear you had an enjoyable stay and hope we can look forward to your custom again in the very near future. If you are still travelling around South America don't forget, as well as...

Reviewed 10 December 2016

Great if yourre looking to party. Central location. Mario very helpful in helping me even after Id checked out. Very safe, they lock a door guarded by security so bar visitors cant go to rooms. Plus in our room. Lots of bathrooms.

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salwalalaoui21, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Rover Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Chloe, We would like to thank you for choosing Wild Rover Hostel Arequipa and giving us such a great review. We are extremely pleased to hear you had an enjoyable stay and hope we can look forward to your custom again in the very near future. If you are still travelling around South America don't forget, as well as...

Someren, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 December 2016

If you want to have a good night of sleep, do not expect a quiet night in Wild Rover, but if you're up for meeting a nice bunch of backpackers, and also some locals: do stay in Wild Rover. Really enjoyed staying here.

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salwalalaoui21, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Rover Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Iris, We would like to thank you for choosing Wild Rover Hostel Arequipa and giving us such a great review. We are extremely pleased to hear you had an enjoyable stay and hope we can look forward to your custom again in the very near future. If you are still travelling around South America don't forget, as well as...

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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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Additional Information about Wild Rover Backpackers

Address: Calle Ugarte 111, Arequipa, Peru
Region: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Number of rooms: 45
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“Stay here if you are looking for fun.”
 of 5 bubbles Brotherhood74member, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“above pool is quieter”
 of 5 bubbles 828chloeb, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Skip the 22 bed dorm if you seriously want to sleep”
 of 5 bubbles Seikkailija-Hemuli, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The big dorm over the bar is really noisy at night”
 of 5 bubbles marieevej2014, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
“think about how many persons you want in your room!”
 of 5 bubbles D1254ZGannaf, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
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