The Point

Palacio Viejo 325, Cercado, Arequipa, Peru | Hostel
Prices starting from $14.00

Travel Blogs from Arequipa

All about the Plaza de Armas

A travel blog entry by emiliaarn


Turns out peruvian timings are no better than boivian. Had waited around a few hour in puno so as to arrive arequipa at a decent time in the morning. 4am bus stops, we have arrived. great. Luckily we got straight into a dorm so could get at least a few hours sleep. The morning brought the first proper full on shower in 4 days (isla del sol was a …


A travel blog entry by chrisandclo


We got into Arequipa and had planned to book into the Point Hostel again, mainly so we could get our free drink with our wrist band from our previous stay in Lima but also because it has all facilities. However the taxi driver was saying he couldn't take us there. Feeling slightly confused we got into the taxi as he had finally agreed to drop us …

From one Point to the next

A travel blog entry by misskatiep


Having put it off as long as I could I finally left Arequipa ......... after I`d arrived, it had truly become my home and I was very sad to leave. It was an emotional week! I remember getting my last bus to school and quite enjoying it and thinking how far I'd come from my first day nerves. Also having a running reception from the kids and goodbye …

Fancy Mr Fish?

A travel blog entry by hannahbruce

This is a top pick!

Arriving in Arequipa at The Point Hostel, I was met by the gayest Peruvian I think i'll ever meet: Teo. Immediately, he started trying to convince me to go to a party called ´Mr Fish´ that afternoon. Of course I couldn´t refuse, so agreed to meet him in the lobby after i'd visited some cultured ****.

Known as ´The city within the City´, …

So much to do in Arequipa, so little time.

A travel blog entry by jessie.hurd


We flew into Arequipa on Sunday morning at 7:00 am hoping to catch a tour into the Colca Canyon but when we got to the hostel we found out that most tours leave at 3 am, so we had breakfast (the usual, bread and jam) and then napped for a few hours. When I woke up I ran into our French friends from the sandboarding tour in Huacachina. Then we went …

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This hostel, located on Palacio Viejo 325, Cercado, Arequipa, is near The Cathedral of Arequipa, San Francisco Plaza, Church and Monestery, Casa del Moral, and Monasterio de la Recoleta.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Point Arequipa

    Reviewed by sullivo

    Big n roomy

    Reviewed Nov 1, 2009
    by (12 reviews) , Ireland Flag of Ireland

    Cool hostel with nice garden area, bar and pool table. It's a great place to meet people and we organised our colca canyon trip from there.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews The Point Arequipa

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good