With amazing views of El Misti you could not be in a better location just 1 minute from Arequipa's Plaza de Armas!
Situated inside a traditional colonial house Casona Bolivar, It sleeps up to 5 people.
If you looking for a little more space than a room where you can prepare light meals or a hot drink, then this mini apt is for you!
After a long day on your feet visiting the delights of Arequipa, enjoy putting your feet up with a Pisco Sour cocktail. There is also an on-site cafe where you can relax.
The vibrant plaza surrounded by shops and restaurants provides a great atmosphere. Arequipa's Plaza de Armas, reported as one of the best in South America, is great for relaxing. Get a real feel for life in the city as you watch the world go by.
Casona Bolivar is a magnificent example of colonial architecture it was recently restored to its current splendour which includes bovedas (domed ceilings) and arches. Built from the white stone called Sillar as most buildings in the historic centre, Arequipa is known as the white city.
Relax and enjoy the facilities of this self-catering mini apartment. Watch some TV or share stories with friends over dinner. Take the sun in the terrace or garden or meet other people in the main patio.
The apartment consists of 2 rooms and a bathroom. One room has a double bed and 2 single beds (Sleeps 4). The other room is the lounge and has a sofa and a double sofa bed (sleeps 2). There is also a microwave, fridge, tea coffee facilities, a sink, and crockery to cover your basic catering needs.
breakfast can be provided by the on-site cafe at 5 soles and is served in the main patio. Or you may prefer to take it on the private terrace admiring the great views of the city landmarks. We have a great view of the Misti volcano and the cathedral towers.
Various tourist places are within walking distance. The Monasterio de Santa Catalina, La Casa del Bolivar, Casa del Moral, Museum and exhibitions halls, not to mention the Cathedral and Plaza de Armas.
Tourist buses go from the main square (Plaza de Armas) to do the city tour or trips to the sites on the outskirts of town.
The best way to get about is by walking as everything is nearby or by taxi if you are feeling lazy. Fares vary from 5 soles to 15 soles depending on where you go.
Hire a vehicle for the day to take you wherever you want in town. Feel free to ask in advance or on arrival as we can offer you our recommended driver that will bring you home safely.
Free wifi available - Below are the results from a recent internet speed test run in the apartment.
The airport is Aeropuerto Internacional Rodríguez Ballón is about 20 - 30 mins from the property.
We speak Spanish, English, and French. We look forward to welcoming you.
Guest can access the garden on the ground floor, the roof terrace, and also the main patio where there are tables and chairs used by the on-site restaurant where breakfast is served.
The apartment is located on the first floor at the back of the house. Access is via the main patio and garden and then up the stairs. This is a private area and only guests who are renting this apartment are allowed upstairs.
Casona Bolivar is home to a fantastic vegetarian restaurant Omphalos where breakfast is served but you can also have lunch and dinner there.
We ask that you don't smoke in the bedrooms. You can however smoke in the balcony, the patio, or the terrace.
We don't live on the property but our local manager will welcome you and see that you have an enjoyable stay, they will meet you at the house.
Transport and tourist information is available and we will be happy to assist you with your plans. There are lots of places to visit and exciting things to do both in Arequipa and the outskirts.
Free storage - If you decide to go on a 2-3 day tour to Colca or Cusco, you are welcome to leave your luggage safely here till your return.
Optionally Continental breakfast is available in the vegetarian restaurant Omphalos and it is served on the patio. Price is about $2 paid directly in the cafe.
They also do a three-course lunch menu at very reasonable prices. Artisan breads are also available on site.
We can put you in touch with a local reputable tour agency for other excursions.
Feel free to ask about anything else that you are unsure about.
The main door to the building closes at 9 pm, so always take your keys with you.
In the face of this challenge, we have introduced more frequent cleaning intervals, reviewed all cleaning products for efficiency against Coronavirus, and ensured that all cleaning processes take into consideration chemical contact times to ensure effective sanitisation of this health risk.
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