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We had a great time at the Friendly AQP. Very chill and relaxing atmosphere and the tours they run were very good. There's movies, a pool table, table tennis, and a kitchen. Wifi seemed to work everywhere. It's very relaxing so if you're looking for a party walk down to the wild rover hostel instead and then return to friendly AQP for some quiet and peace.
Staffs were super kind and nice. Many things to enjoy!! I would love to visit again!
On the whole, we enjoyed this hostel. Breakfast was really above average. We got good info from the front desk about the city and tours. Showers were not the greatest set up and hot water was spotty..... also some people in the garden were super loud the night we were getting picked up at 3 for our colca canyon trip so we barely slept and we're not in the greatest moods.... there were some adorable kittens to play with though!
Location is not the best but is ok, only 10min walking from maim square. Breakfast is good. Also hostel and facilities (well, always is nice free towel, not here)
The staff were absolutely brilliant and so willing to assist. The only drawback is that there are no cages for backpacks in the rooms.
This is probably one of my favorite hostels that I've stayed in to date. There is a nice chilled atmosphere. The breakfast is amazing (pancakes or eggs - the pancakes are top class!!) The staff are really helpful and friendly. Rooms are spacious and all facilities are kept clean by the staff regularly. Location is central with a 10 min walk to the plaza and the local market. Overall a great hostel, we really enjoyed our stay here.
Best hostel in Peru! The staff are great, the rooms are very comfortable, and the atmosphere is relaxing and easygoing. Lots of tiny kitties running around! If you stay in dorms there are awesome privacy curtains! The location is few blocks away from the plaza on a quiet, family friendly road which makes sleeping easy and walking home at night very safe. Amazing breakfast and a good kitchen. We ended up staying in Arequipa for a very long time because we loved this hostel so much!
the staff was very helpful, could leave in a secure place our bags to go for a few days trip to colca canyon, the hostel is in a quite area not so far from the center and a huge supermarket is just around the corner, breakfast was specious, very delicious, nice garden area to chill but no extra facilities, private rooms were clean, showers are okay, good kitchen
We stayed in two rooms either side of a Colca canyon trek. The hostel is super clean and has great facilities. Location is excellent for exploring Arequipa. We stayed in the room Sangataya which was good but it would be great to have a bin for rubbish. The second time we stayed in Bomboya - this is a lovely sunny room - it would be great if this room could have a bedside light like the other room and if the hanging plug socket could have longer cable as its difficult to plug things in mid air.
What can I say?By far the BEST! Hostel my wife and I have stayed in. It's in an excellent location just a few minutes walk from the main plaza. The hostel felt very safe and secure, the staff couldn't be more helpful and are all very friendly if you need anything just ask. We stayed in a 8 bed mixed dorm, one of the best things was that the beds had curtains that you can slide round the bed for a bit of privacy which I thought was a really nice touch. And the breakfast is amazing! PANCAKES :)
Nice hostel, close distance to the plaza, very quiet area, rooms are good and staff helpful.
The location is good, few min walk to the plaza, and with a locked gate it feels secure. The outdoor courtyard was nice, kittens and hammocks. The free breakfast was above and beyond, banana pancakes with chocolate sauce. The negatives are it's supposed to be a 24 hr reception, but when we returned at 1am and rang the bell/knocked we couldn't get anyone to answer. Luckily after about 15min another hostel patron was nice enough to get out of bed and open the door for us.
Really helpful staff, rooms were ok, bathroom facilities were good. Good location, very short walk to the main square in a safe area.
A really great hostel, close to the Plaza de Armas, cosy beds, GREAT breakfast served outside on a long table, which is where we met most of the lovely people also staying there. The staff were so helpful and friendly and lovely warm showers morning noon and night. Would have loved to stay longer!
Breakfast here is great (eggs and bread or banana chocolate chip pancakes). Most of the staff are friendly enough. Dorm rooms have privacy curtains! There are two cats and four kittens playing around in the courtyard! It's very clean! Not much a vibe around the hostel, not overly warm or social even though they have it set up to be. Internet works well throughout most of the hostel and it's close to a large supermarket and the main plaza.
I had such a great stay at this hostel, the staff were very friendly and reunited me with my kindle that I had left in my bed when I returned from the Colca Canyon Trek. It was very easy to book a tour to the canyon and the staff were happy to recommend good places to eat and visit. It really lives up to its name of friendly. It was easy to meet other travellers even though it is not a party hostel. The breakfast was great too. I would recommend this hostel to anyone wishing to visit Arequipa
This Hostel its a realy good Place. The employees are realy friendly and helpfull. The Garden behind the Hostel ist good for relaxing. I can recommend this Hostel. One of the Best at my Trip in Bolivia and Peru.
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- Female, 25-30
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Great Hostel, Friendly staff. Had a great stay.
Great hostel! A lot of cities in Peru suffer from slow wifi but this hostel had surprisingly good strong wifi. The beds in the dorm are very nice with curtains to give you privacy. I had a bit of trouble getting into the hostel because the guy inside was asleep, I arrived with a bus late at night at 1am. They emailed me saying there is 24 hour someone working inside to open the door. Other then the first part everything in this hostel is great.
The lockers could have been a little more secure but everything else was great. Really chilled atmosphere