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.

Hotel Fundador

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Best prices for:1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 3 more sites!
Professional photos
Hotel Fundador
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

74 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 8: English reviews
Paris
Level Contributor
41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The hotel is well located , the rooftop where the breakfast is served offers a nice view. Apart from these positive point, the rest is not up to expectations: very noisy and no real privacy for rooms opening into the lobby. Bathroom was small with problem of water evacuation in the shower Side bed light were dirty and broken But... More 

Helpful?
Thank empiroParis
Arequipa, Peru
Level Contributor
12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

What can I say. I loved this place. I went with my wife and we stayed in one of the suites. Super romantic and the location was perfect. It's around 5 blocks from the main square but it's right next to San Lazaro square, where the city was founded. Besides the neighborhood is very traditional and you can take great... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jota M
Milan, Italy
Level Contributor
19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

The location is quite good because it is only 3 blocks from the main plaza. Breakfast was nothing special but ok. The room was clean and towels nicely folded, even though I found the bed not accettable for since sheets were dowsized (see foto). Moreover the shower were a little bit old. Sorry, but no recommendation!

Helpful?
Thank Erica S

Travellers are raving about these Arequipa hotels

Lima, Peru
Level Contributor
112 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

The hotel is not VERY close to the Plaza, but still in a good place. Not a lot of noise at night, but a little in the morning. The best restaurants are just 4 blocks away (bars and pubs too). Reception needs a little more training. If you are planning to go out, take into account that the hotel door... More 

Helpful?
Thank Lucia C
Tidmarsh, Reading, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
110 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2015

This is a very centrally located hotel and very easy to walk and explore Arequipa. We were in a car rally but there is no car park so it arriving by car - alternative parking arrangements needs to be made. We stayed in Room 301 which looks out onto a void and was noisy at night. There was also a... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jenny H
Laval, Canada
Level Contributor
17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2014

This hotel is very well located and walking distance from Plaza de Armas and all its attractions. Service is impeccable and rooms are very clean. Great breakfast included in the morning.The only negative is that there is a small park right around the corner and if they happen to have festivities there, it will be very noisy until the late... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank DKAC_Voyager
FO
Level Contributor
115 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2013

Although it is more than 2 blocks from the Plaza de Armas (more like 5) it is away from all the crowds. It is an easy walk to the old city. The personnel are wonderful and go out of the way to make the customer at home. Our room had plenty of space and was located in a corner. The... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank geowmeyer
mpierce64
Level Contributor
46 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2012

Located in a very pleasant, low-traffic and safe mini plaza appx 5-6 blocks from Plaza de Armas, this is a clean place with a friendly staff that speaks some English but look like it caters to more Spanish-speaking guests. There are some areas of wear and tear and to my knowledge there was no heating or air conditioning but neither... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank mpierce64

55 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (31)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (10)
Viewed
Room/Suite (2)
Viewed
View from Room (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Other (14)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (24)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (4)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Room/Suite (10)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Arequipa hotels
0.5 km away
Hotel Libertador Arequipa
Hotel Libertador Arequipa
#3 of 92 in Arequipa
675 reviews
0.5 km away
Tierra Viva Arequipa Plaza Hotel
0.1 km away
Hotel Maison du Soleil
Hotel Maison du Soleil
#27 of 92 in Arequipa
60 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.5 km away
Las Torres de Ugarte
Las Torres de Ugarte
#5 of 92 in Arequipa
464 reviews
0.4 km away
Hotel Asturias
Hotel Asturias
#29 of 92 in Arequipa
82 reviews
1.9 km away
Queen's Villa Hotel Boutique
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hotel Fundador

Address: Campo Redondo 109-111 | San Lázaro, Arequipa, Peru
Region: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Price Range: $83 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Fundador 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Orbitz, TripOnline SA, Hotels.com, Booking.com and Travelocity so you can book your Hotel Fundador reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Arequipa
#7 Spa Hotel in Arequipa
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

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Hotel Fundador staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Hotel Fundador staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for any of the suites. The view is incredible.”
 of 5 bubbles jotamdc, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Try to ask for a room not next to the street, to avoid noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 754luciac, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Get a room away from that small park just in case :)”
 of 5 bubbles DKAC_Voyager, 6 Aug 2014 | Read review
3 of 3
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay