El Albergue Español is a youth hostel located in Arequipa's historic center, just 1,000 feet from Plaza de Armas Square and 1,650 feet from Santa Catelina Convent. Free WiFi access is available here.

The colonial-style property offers simple rooms with vaulted stone ceilings. Some rooms have a private bathroom and cable TV. Solar panels are used to heat the water.

El Albergue Español has an attractive terrace with volcano views. The reception offers free luggage storage, and there are also laundry facilities.

There is a large market just 500 feet away, while the main financial area is within a 1-minute walk.

This is our guests' favorite part of Arequipa, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

El Albergue Español has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Oct 28, 2011

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Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Arequipa, this property has an excellent location score of 9.3!


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About El Albergue Español

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  • Is it quiet at night?

    There is a bar located next to the property.


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    Answered on August 20, 2019
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?

    YES , BUT WE ALDO RENT A LOCK FOR A SIMBOLIC PRICE


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    Answered on September 10, 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    YES , IN ROOOMS WITH PRIVATE BATHROOM


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  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    YES, WE DO.


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  • Hido you have a desk in the single room. I need to do some work. Cheers

    Hi, we only have a small table


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  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    SURE


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  • Do you have planned events or activities?

    No, we do not.


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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Located in the historic old town

Arequipa’s old town is known for its white "sillar" rock-crafted buildings that show off their Baroque design. The main square, Plaza de Armas, is surrounded by numerous museums and churches.

What's nearby
  • Historic Centre of Arequipa
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  • Santo Domingo Convent and Church
    0.2 miles
  • Ricketts House
    0.2 miles
  • Compania de Jesus Church
    0.2 miles
  • Cathedral of Arequipa
    0.3 miles
  • Plaza de Armas
    0.3 miles
  • Policlínico Metropolitano
    0.3 miles
  • Goyeneche Palace
    0.3 miles
  • Arequipa's Historical Museum
    0.3 miles
  • Santa Catalina de Siena Convent
    0.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant STARBUCKS
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant MC DONALDS
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant LA LUCHA
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar CAPRICCIO
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar FORUM
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar DEJA VU
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • San Agustin Church
    0.4 miles
  • Moral House
    0.4 miles
  • La Merced Convent and Church
    0.4 miles
  • Andean Sanctuary Museum of the Catholic University of Santa María
    0.5 miles
  • Archaeological Museum of the Catholic University of Santa María
    0.5 miles
  • Melgar Stadium
    0.7 miles
  • Umacollo Stadium
    0.9 miles
  • Yanahuara Church
    1 miles
  • Honorio Delgado Regional Hospital
    1.1 miles
  • Sabandia Mill
    4.8 miles
Closest Airports
  • Rodríguez Ballón International Airport
    4.7 miles
How to get to El Albergue Español from Rodríguez Ballón International Airport
    Taxi
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Amenities of El Albergue Español
Outdoors
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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House rules
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Check-in

From 12:00 PM

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Discover Diners Club American Express El Albergue Español accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the property has steep and narrow stairs. There is a bar located next to the property.

Please note that as solar panels are used to heat water, hot water is not guaranteed 24 hours a day.

Please note the property does not have the facilities to accommodations senior citizens or families with children.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform El Albergue Español of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about El Albergue Español

  • Check-in at El Albergue Español is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • El Albergue Español is 1,500 feet from the center of Arequipa.

  • El Albergue Español offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • The prices at El Albergue Español may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to El Albergue Español by:

      • Taxi 45min