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Arequipa Hostel Tambo Viejo B&B

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Reviewed 17 January 2016

We loved staying in Tambo Viejo, due to illness of my son we had to extend our stay in Arequipa, and we were just so lucky to be in Tambo Viejo. Julieta, the owner was the most helpful and understanding host one could wish for. We ended up celebrating Christmas there and it turned out to be both a great... More 

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San Salvador, El Salvador
1 review
Reviewed 9 January 2016

We really enjoyed every aspect of Tambo Viejo: great value , clean rooms, excellent beds, a great garden to have a daily breakfast of ´pan de tres puntas´, a freshly squeezed orange juice and a strong cup of coffee. The attention by Julieta makes you feel at home right away. The city centre with the spectacular Plaza de Armas, beautifully... More 

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Thank Hans W
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Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

We booked Tambo Viejo Hostel and on the photos it looked nice. But the oposite was true! The City of Arequipa was really really great. But about our stay: First when we arrived nobody opened the door after 10 minutes calling, knocking, ringing they opened the door. Oké we had a room. But the whole hotel and room were dusty.... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 3 September 2013

I got a major heatstroke in Cabanaconde and we moved back to Arequipa for recovery. The Lady who runs this place was very helpful. She made tea from fresh coca leaves and told my girlfriend what we needed from the apothecary. The rooms are nice and had lots of hot water. Breakfast was good, with fresh juice every morning. The... More 

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JulietaPeru, Owner at Arequipa Hostel Tambo Viejo B&B, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for staying with us. We are glad to hear you had a good time In Tambo Viejo. Receive the kindly greetings from Julieta your host. Gracias. More 

St. George, Utah
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2012

First of all, it seems that only one or two pictures posted for this hotel is correct. The pictures of the garden and the picture of the hallway looking to the backyard are correct. The lady who runs the place is really helpful. Breakfasts are rarely served on time. But, when you get breakfast, they are filling. You get eggs,... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 3 November 2010

HATED IT! This was, by far the worst hostel ever! The staff were incoherent with the ridiculous information they ditched out, face-to-face and via e-mail! There is a cat and a dog running around, entering the rooms as they please. We were given the wrong room, a matrimonio and were asked to pay for the tripple we had reserved! Ridiculous!... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 11 October 2010

During our trip thru Peru we stayed in this place for a few nights. We didn't liked it . We had a double room with a not so clean private bathroom included breakfast. But we never had breakfast but no one was around to serve us. The location is oke: just a 10minute walk to the lovely center of Arequipa.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2010

This hostel might not look like much from the outside, but the rooms are clean and there is a lovely garden and patio. When we stayed here, there were two adorable dogs that would lounge in the yard. The breakfast is delicious, and can be enjoyed in the garden on a nice day. The rooms were clean and the staff... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2009

My husband and I just spent 4 nights at Tambo Viejo, and had a very pleasant experience. Like many converted houses in South America it could use some work; however, it was spotlessly clean, from the public areas to the room to the bathroom. We stayed in room 205, at the back and overlooking the garden, with a view out... More 

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italia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2008

i booked in march 3 double rooms for 6 people with hostelbookers.com we arrived in arequipa the 16 august and hotel have my reservation, but haven't rooms free. we have got 2 triple rooms. 1 of these not cleaned and with a little bathroom , the other with WC broken..... the breakfast was included ,but the MISS MANAGER didn't serve... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tambo Viejo is a vegetarian hostel B&B in Arequipa city it has a peaceful atmosphere, it was started by European couple.It is located in the center of Arequipa, 5-6 blocks south from the main square.Rooms are clean, large and well illuminated. There is a flower garden and 2 sunny terraces with volcano views. We have a small international library, you can change a book.Reservations in private rooms with bath includes continental breakfast, vegetarians meals are available. Free motorcycling parking. Free bus pick up from 6 am to 10pm only for private rooms reservations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arequipa Hostel Tambo Viejo B&B

Address: Avenida Mariscal Caceres 107 | IV Centenario Centro, Arequipa, Peru
Region: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Price Range: £17 - £23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“We had a garden-room which we thought very nice. We did see a room upstairs with the patio/terrace which just looked rather nice as well.”
 of 5 bubbles 919ceesk, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on the second floor offer the best views and privacy”
 of 5 bubbles 695hansw, 9 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Get room off of garden.”
 of 5 bubbles imdizzy80, 18 Jul 2012 | Read review
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