El Solar de la Macarena

Calle Jerusalen 531, Arequipa, Peru | Hostel
Prices starting from $15.00

Travel Blogs from Arequipa

Visit to convent

A travel blog entry by lizandpaul


Arequipa what a lovely place so full of history. The scenary is breath taking with the whole area being surrounded by towering volcanoes which are still active with the last eruption being around 50 years ago. We learnt that there was an earthquke just a week before we arrived and such events are common place. We made a visit to a Convent that is …

Deepest darkest Peru

A travel blog entry by jessyjess


Friday 5th October: After the dreaded night bus, where we had about one hours sleep, we cheered ourselves up with an amazing breakfast of crepes and coffee!! We had a wander around Arequipa´s main square and Santa Catrina convent which was beautiful. Afterwards we went for a siesta and then we joined the group for an evening meal. We were …

Breaking the curse.....and a new record

A travel blog entry by porradasa


This leg of the Porradasa Diaries is dedicated to my buddy Shaheen. I met Shaheen in Arraial D'Ajuda, when he was on a break from working in Afghanistan.
Shaheen, thank you so much for the support. This turned out to be a special leg of the trip, as we broke our record for most kilometers traveled in a single day. I hope to see you again soon …

Back to civilization....

A travel blog entry by claudia0105


We survived the night bus of 9 1/2 hours from Nasca to Arequipa. The sliding seats were comfy but the roads are not the best, I always woke up when it got to bumpy and curvaceous.
Arequipa is much more alive and it feels like we are back in civilization. We visited the famous Santa Catalina Convent, which was beautiful, like a small little city …

Zig Zag

A travel blog entry by kirstinf


... tourist baloney. It was a spectacle for the senses; a traditional market with a row for the meat butchers, for the fishmongers, for the fruit vendors, for the vegetable vendors, and bread etc. The colours were beautiful and the vendors were all traditionally dressed. It would have made an amazing photo except I was too scared that people would start asking for a tip! It's very much the culture here in Peru that you tip for everything; if you want to use the toilet - you tip, ...


This hostel, located on Calle Jerusalen 531, Arequipa, is near The Cathedral of Arequipa, La Compañia and cloisters, Casa del Moral, and La Iberica Chocolate Shop.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding