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Hotel Casona Solar

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Casona Solar Hotel Arequipa, Peru was our favorite hotel on our recent trip to Peru. The hotel was clean with King sized beds and had lots of old world charm. The rooms were nice and large with a small fridge. We felt very safe as the front doors were always locked allowing only guests to come and go. The breakfast...

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Reviewed 29 January 2015

We found this hotel from our Lonely Planet guide book, and it came highly recommend. When you get to the door, you can't see anything inside, but then when the door is opened by a smiling employee, you enter into a different world! The courtyards are unbelievable, and the birds sing all day! We just showed up with no reservation,...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

My room location was very noisey so the request for a quite room was ignored. That said, I like lazy boy in room. Internet worked well and breakfast was nice. This indeed is a historic building and neat to stay in it. The one issue I had was hotel messed up ordering a taxi for me to airport but given...

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1Thank dubelaw
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2014

The hotel is only a short walk from the main square and we managed to walk to most places in town. The rooms were very well kept and the walls are made of thick stone that capture the sun during the day, which means the rooms are naturally warm in the cold Peruvian nights. There is wifi in the main...

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Cruz Bay, St. John
Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

After checking out other hotels in Arequipa for two or three times the price, I found Hotel Casona Solar to be the best value in town for an authentic Arequipa experience. Located just two blocks from the Plaza de Armas, it is a quiet, private, old world sanctuary, with two large, attractive interior courtyards and an attentive, courteous, multi-lingual staff....

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Edith Farfan F, Propietario at Hotel Casona Solar, responded to this review
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Estimado Cliente, Nosotros como Hotel agradecemos por el tiempo que Usted tomo para su opinión de Nuestras instalaciones, esperamos seguir...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 27 November 2014

Super spot to use as a base for some outdoor adventures around Arequipa. Beautiful tiled courtyard with lounging areas. Large rooms with parquet floors' sillar walls' and arched brick ceilings with skylight. Excellent breakfast, friendly helpful staff, located close to downtown restaurants and shops. We stored our bags with them 2x with no problem. A little pricey but well worth...

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Edith Farfan F, Propietario at Hotel Casona Solar, responded to this review
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Estimado Cliente! Su opinión nos orgullece enormemente, gracias por tomar su tiempo para reportarlo. Como parte de un Monumento Histórico...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 November 2014

A wonderful little hotel with a great court yard(s). Very good rooms with lots of hot water. Staff were welcoming and very helpful. Best buffet breakfast we've had in Peru after almost 3 weeks. You can't go wrong here.

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Thank Paul B
Reviewed 11 November 2014

We made the mistake of only booking one night at this beautiful hotel and couldn't stay any longer as they were fully booked (they did try to help us find an alternative). The location of this hotel is great, very central and close to all the main sights, restaurants etc. When we first arrived, we were very disappointed with our...

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Fords, New Jersey
Reviewed 9 November 2014

Very nice hotel, an old colonial house with sillar walls (lava ash kind of cement) perfectly located, we were very happy to be here.. the rooms are very cool huge and great showers, i think they just need more ilumination....not too great on the breakfast, we always up earlier than breakfast was there... they should set it up much earlier...

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Verona, Italia
Reviewed 9 November 2014 via mobile

I would expect more. Ok,the place is very nice,with two sunny patios and a small garden,it's close to the City center. But my room (101) was full of dust and full of lints on the ground. Moreover,no windows,neither in the bathroom. Te things that got me crazy was that THEY DO NOT ACCEPT MASTERCARD!! Keep it in mind when you...

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Edith Farfan F, Propietario at Hotel Casona Solar, responded to this review
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Estimado Cliente Gracias por publicar su opinión referente a nuestros servicios ya que por ellos podemos seguir mejorando nuestros servicios;...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A colonial hotel with 300 years of history.Hotel Casona Solar is a beautiful restored colonial gentleman’s house build in 1702 in the centre of the colonial city of Arequipa. Hotel Casona Solar has the atmosphere that Arequipa had in the 18th century. The thick walls are made out of the white volcanic stone Sillar and all rooms have the so typical high arched roofs and big doors that enter one of the two central courtyards. All rooms have modern bathrooms with toilet. In our bar we serve every morning between 6 AM and 10 AM a breakfast buffet.In our big garden you can enjoy the blue sky and the 320 days of sunshine that Arequipa offers year in year out. The average day temperature is 25 degrees Celsius and rain is rare. After a long day exploring Arequipa and the surroundings you can enjoy the cool mountain evenings at our fireplace while having a snack and a drink.On just a 2 minutes walking distance you will find the ‘Plaza de Armas’ one of the most beautiful main squares of Peru. Also the neoclassical cathedral, the monastery of Santa Catalina, the mummy Juanita and the typical colonial buildings in classical Spanish style are one step away. You can always see from every point in the city the perfect conic 5822 meter high volcano El Misti.In 1980 hotel Casona Solar recieved the title national momument by UNESCO and INC. ... more   less 

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Address: Calle Consuelo 116 | Cercado, Arequipa 04002, Peru
Region: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Price Range: $76 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Casona Solar 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Some of the rooms face onto the road and might be noisier Han the ones facing the courtyard and garden.”
 of 5 bubbles carolinebQ5654FK, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for inner garden courtyard.”
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“Rooms opening to the garden area are quieter, but the courtyard was great too.”
 of 5 bubbles mckenyon2, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms near the entrance are quieter.”
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“Try for a room as far away from the street as possible”
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