Cruz Verde 307, Cercado, Arequipa
(+51) 54 212557

Important information

Hi everyone!

The SOL DE ORO BACKPACKERS HOSTEL hasn`t changed its address recently.

If a taxi driver says any of the following:

  • It doesn`t exist any more!
  • They have their changed address!
  • They are fully booked!

For security just take another taxi, always from inside the bus terminal.

Who we are

Sol de Oro Backpackers hostel welcomes you to Arequipa, Peru with open arms and facilities that are sure to please. We are located in the center of town, only three blocks away from the Plaza de Armas, "el Corazon" of the white city. This means you will be close to just about everything, including museums, banks, supermarkets, shopping, and the stunning old colonial homes. We are a cozy hostel in the center of the city with friendly family service.

Sol de Oro Backpackers offers several types of entertainment facilities to enjoy. We have a beautiful and colorful terrace to have breakfast on as well and relax and enjoy the free wifi on your laptops.

We have games on the terrace as well. The games include a pool table, ping pong table, foosball, sapos (a Peruvian table game), and darts. There are two computers with free internet and skype, as well as a stereo to play music.

We also have a book exchange (one for one).

There is a fully loaded kitchen to cook dinners and lunch in. In the morning we offer a wonderful breakfast that includes local breads and jams, and an assortment of hot beverages and fresh juice! 

Our friendly and helpful staff can assist with laundry services as well as information about the city and the surrounding regions to visit. Arequipa is a beautiful city with a plaza framed by stunning volcanoes, and colonial architecture. Be sure not to miss the sunset behind the volcano Misty, which only enhances the charm of Arequipa.

Yuliana and John will be more than happy to supply you with all the information you will need to fully enjoy Arequipa and the surrounding areas.

Yuliana and John will have a big pleasure supply you all the information and the reservations concerning escapades and visits to be made in the region.

Thank You
Yuliana & John