Hotel Casona Solar
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Casona Solar Arequipa
Awesome huge room which resembles something we would see in Old Montreal or in France if it were smaller. It seems that the stone walls are over a meter thick, like some old fortress.
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... manual labour is nay me forte but this was another level*. Exhausting. I certainly never thought I would hear the phrase 'don't worry' as a pre cursor to 'it's only dynamite'. Pick up the phone guys, call the number at the top of your screens. Back to Lenny in the studio. The four days we had in Sucre, Bolivia's second city were largely spent debating whether we were fit to eat or whether it would merely result in further use of one of the hostel's trinity of thrones. ...
... trip. We also go see a local football match, which is a total fiesta. Salsa rhythms are played and chants sung throughout the match no stopping even for Half time. It seems to be more about the party than the actual football. Next we go up to Santa Marta which is basically a town where everyone bases themselves and leaves there big bags so they can go explore the northern coast of Columbia So we leave our big bags in a hostel an set off up the coast for a week or ...
... plaza (of course, Plaza de Armas) is really beautiful and our hotel was right on the Plaza. All the buildings on the Plaza have upper balconies and arched walk ways - very attractive and at night beautifully lit up. Surrounding the town are at least three volcanoes, but when we arrived it was cloudy and we couldn't see them. It was also a lot cooler than Lima and for the first time since leaving home we dug to ...
... displays but also historical items from the Spanish eras, war and military items and phots of the damage the numerous earthquakes caused in the 19th and 20th centuries in Arequipa. We took another trip to the markets and bought some fruit and empanadas for tomorrow's trip on the bus. We leave at 3.30am here to be in time for the 4.30am bus that will take us to the border around Lake Titticaca and on to La Paz Bolivia. We expect to arrive late afternoon ...
... as it happens) to get out of it by claiming credit card fraud. That explains why they don't use a payment processor with Verified by Visa or Mastercard SecureCode - because then they couldn't use this loophole.
Anyway, we have (after a week) had the money repaid (minus a little due to exchange rates) and we certainly will never be using Opodo again and we urge everyone else to boycott them too.
Morale of the story - if an offer looks to good to be true, it probably is. ...