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La Casa de Zarela Reviews

Jr. Julio Arguedas 1263, La Soledad, Huaraz, Peru

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79 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 80%Location
  • 91%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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Safe and friendly place in Huaraz. Got on a trip for Laguna 69 the next day, shuttle bus and guide provided through hostel. Cost 10 soles and worth the trip. Staff friendly and helpful.


Very quiet hostel. Nice building and helpful staff. The staff helped me out big time when I got food poisoning! Thank you! Would recommend if you are looking for a nice clean quiet hostel.


Mighty cool to have your own baby french press of coffee to wash down breakfast with! The communal facilities are excellent and the roof top patio is awesome!


This hostel was very welcoming towards us. We also decided to book a trek that evening for the following morning and they were able to assist us with doing so. Great space. Would definitely go back again!

  • 3rd Dec 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Very friendly staff welcome you to the mountains. This hostel has a great 4th floor terrance with a great view. on a clear day you can see Huascaran mountain. They make Laguna Churup and 69 easy to get to with their drivers. Great vibe, clean rooms, and a 7 minute walk to Plaza de Armas.


as starting the off season the place was very quiet so even ended up in a 4 bed dorm on own. im sure in full season different but very ha d to meet people now. on the positive hot showers, comfortable bed and good location. unlike advertised they do not speak english. if you do 4 day hike and taking the nigt bus out you have to pay 10s for a shower.


Great location, extremely friendly people! I ran out of money, the receptionist told me to pay later. These people are so helpful. It's a clean and quiet place. Don't think twice.


The staff are so friendly and helpful. Super relaxed as well. They trusted us to pay when we left and for our excursions as well. Definitely a climber vibe to the hostel meaning it's quiet as climbers are usually out in the mountains! Easy to book your tours through the hostel as well. There were 4 of staying as Casa de Zarela and it exceeded are expectations in every way!

  • 15th Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Great place to stay in Huaraz. Staff doesn't speak English, but that didn't really deter me. Had a wonderful time staying there. Soft comfy beds and good wifi, if you are into that sort of thing.

  • 1st Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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