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Friendly AQP

Book more than 3 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Friendly AQP is a new family-run hostel which has everything that a backpacker could want in one place! A beautiful hostel and a beautiful home, we work to ensure that you enjoy your stay in the city of Arequipa!
LOCATION
We are located just 4 short blocks from Plaza de Armas (The main square) – About a 5 minute walk! Our home is found in the lovely residential neighborhood of Vallecito, a quiet and comfortable location which is set away from the noise of any traffic. The neighborhood contains many family homes; it is very safe day and night, as are the routes to the main tourist areas.
Local amenities include: Supermarket Plaza Vea, restaurants, banks, shops.
FREE BREAKFAST
We serve breakfast daily between 7:30 and 9:30 AM and you have the choice between two different but delicious options. Our original banana pancakes are served with a sweet topping of dulce de leche, or you can choose our fried or scrambled eggs which are accompanied by fresh bread, jam and butter. Coffee, tea, coca tea and milk are also provided.
FACILITIES
At Friendly AQP we provide everything you need to enjoy your stay in Arequipa. We have a fully equipped kitchen, with fridge and freezer, which is free to use for all guests. There is a large common room area with comfortable sofas where you can relax and watch TV or a DVD. For more fun, we have a games area where there is a pool table and a ping pong table. Our large garden contains tables, chairs and hammocks for relaxation and enjoying the great sun of Arequipa. We also have a large terrace which provides magnificent views of the volcanoes Misti and Chachani. There is strong WIFI throughout the hostel and we also provide computers for internet access.
ROOMS
All of our rooms are maintained to a very high standard. Comfortable beds with new mattresses, sheets and pillows. Rooms are very clean with large windows and open space.
STAFF
Our staff do everything possible to make you feel at home and will always try to help you with any of your needs. Our staff speak English to a good level and have an extensive knowledge of Arequipa and the surrounding area.
TOURS
We have our own in house travel agency that organizes daily group trips to Colca Canyon. We offer the traditional Colca Canyon 1 or 2 day tour, 2, 3 or 4 day treks of the canyon, opportunities to climb the volcanoes Misti and Chachani, rafting of the River Chili and we can also assist with purchasing of bus tickets and any of your other needs. We have more than 10 years of experience providing these tours and guarantee to provide an excellent service with the best guides. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.9

  • Security 9.8

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.9

  • Atmosphere 8.9

  • Cleanliness 9.9

  • Facilities 9.6


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    06 Oct 2021
    Staff, specifically Lady, was exceptional. So friendly and very helpful in trying to get what you need done. Excellent location, very clean bathrooms.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    05 Oct 2021
    The staff at Friendly AQP were very accommodating. The place was clean and I would definitely return. The only down side was the shower water not very hot but better than freezing cold.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    21 Sep 2021
    I had a really lovely time at Friendly AQP. Everything is very clean, the shower works well and hot, the WiFi is working good and the bed comfortable. Very friendly and helpful staff and great homemade breakfast. Loved it and will definitely come back if I ever in Arequipa again :)
    France, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    26 Nov 2021
    Really loved this hostel! Great location, safe area even at night. The family is very kind and helpful and reception is 24 hours. When I arrived by bus at a very early hour they provided a space for me to hang out and nap until checking time. Nice kitchen on the rooftop patio. Rooms are cleaned every day. My only comment is I would have liked to have had a locker in the dorm.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 9.7

    Superb

    16 Nov 2021
    The staff here were awesome. Really friendly and helpful with my early check in and organising my Colca Canyon tour. The rooms are great; comfortable, secure and totally clean, with hot showers too. Also breakfast was lovely and the roof terrace is a nice place to chill, chill being the general atmosphere. Right by the main squire so it’s a perfect place to explore Arequipa from. Basically I totally recommend this place if you’re looking for a well-priced and relaxed hostel.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    04 Nov 2021
    We had a great stay here at Friendly. It’s a fairly quiet hostel so if you’re just looking to chill then this is good for that (Netflix in the room!) The family who run the hostel are just lovely and so helpful. We arranged our trips through these guys and can highly recommend both the white water rafting and the 2 day Colca Canyon trek (particularly if you get Rafael as a guide!) Location is great too - only 5 min walk to the Plaza. Oh and the breakfast - amazing banana pancakes!!
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    22 Nov 2021
    Great hostel and friendly staff. Nice rooftop for breakfast. Good location and visible effort on safety.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 9.1

    Superb

    22 Oct 2021
    If you like a nice place to rest this is the one, is quite and then staff is super friendly. I give them 9 just because the street where they are located was not very nice.
    Colombia, Male, 25-30
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    15 Nov 2021
    The husband/wife team who run the hostel are lovely down to earth people, but the people in the roof top can get a bit rowdy.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    08 Nov 2021
    very near the main plaza with lots of restaurants and shops. Breakfast was lovely with scrambled egg and roll and 1 lovely big pancake with banana and carmel sauce 😋. Shared room for 3 and ensuite clean bathroom.
    Ireland, Male, 41+
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • PlayStation
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


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