38 Hostels in Arequipa, Pérou

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Arequipa, Pérou. You can choose from 38 Arequipa hostels. In total, there are 112 cheap places to stay in Arequipa such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $3 for a dorm.

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Arequipa Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Arequipa, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

Total number of hostels


Average dorm price


Average private room price


Cheapest hostel in Arequipa


(Il Riposo is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Arequipa


(Bothy Hostel is the best rated)

Most Arequipa hostels are located in

Cercado, Vallecito

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in Arequipa for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Arequipa for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Arequipa? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Arequipa alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Arequipa. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Arequipa (no more "I wish I knew this before")

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Arequipa here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

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Puno Puno (173 Km / 108 mi.)
Juliaca Juliaca (180 Km / 112 mi.)
Isla Uros Isla Uros (180 Km / 112 mi.)

FAQ about Arequipa Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Arequipa. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Arequipa. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about Arequipa Hostels

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  • 38 hotels
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Bothy Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Arequipa.
It offers: Bar.

Travel Tips for Arequipa - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Arequipa

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Arequipa and Pérou.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Your Packing List for Arequipa