We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Arequipay Backpackers Downtown

317 reviews
Traveller (33)
Room & Suite (3)
Dining (1)
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tv room”(36 reviews)
“pool table”(42 reviews)
“ping pong”(12 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (317)Write a Review
There are newer reviews for Arequipay Backpackers Downtown
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
221 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewstv roompool tableping pongbreadcolca canyonnice kitchencommon areashot waterwhite water raftingcleaned regularlybed dormnice place to relaxtea and coffeebasic breakfastnight's sleepluggage storagehelpful staff
Updating list...
51 - 55 of 221 reviews
Reviewed 26 March 2016

I really enjoyed staying at Arequipay Backpackers. I stayed for way longer than I had originally planned, because Arequipa is full of things to do, and the hostel itself is super welcoming and homey. It is also ridiculously well equipped. Multiple TV rooms, playstation, pool...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Stayed here for a couple of nights last May. An excellent budget option in Arequipa. Well kept, clean rooms. The staff is very friendly and very helpful. Helped me organize a trip to see the Nazca lines. Some of the dorms have stunning views of...More

Thank Grizinator
Reviewed 21 February 2016

This hostel is really great. Really close to the main center of town. There is free breakfast, 3 tv rooms, pool table and table tennis. Bathrooms get cleaned every hour so really the cleanest in the whole of Peru. Staff is very welcoming and friendly...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Only a short walk from the Plaza de Armas and the market, there's a supermarket a few blocks away. A simple breakfast is included, bread and jam, bananas and coffee. Tea is available all day. There is a well equipped kitchen which does get a...More

Thank 10_Downing_St
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Arequipay is a not so wild friendly atmosphere, with very good internet and very friendly staff. Breakfast is good and it is near many restaurants. This is a great place to make friends and find groups, which may also be formed by the tours the...More

Thank Benjamin E
View more reviews
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Price range
US$13 - US$15 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Price range
US$13 - US$15 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (33)
Room & Suite (3)
Dining (1)
Hotel & Grounds (56)
Family and Play Areas (6)
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Arequipay Backpackers Downtown staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"I was in 6 bed dorm and i've slept pretty well."
Read review
"Try to a get a room on the third floor so you don't hear people in and out of the kitchen on the second..."
Read review
"4 bed dorm"
Read review
"4 bads are better. Never the one close to the reception."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing