Right in the heart of historic Arequipa's main square, the Plaza de Armas, Casa Andina Select is an excellent location from whcih to enjoy sightseeing in the White City, with all major sites within walking distance.
There are 58 rooms, all with air conditioning and amenities such as TV, phone, Wi-Fi, minibar, coffee maker and en-suite bathroom with hot and cold running water. Rooms are bright and contemporary in design with clean lines and neutral decor, and stylish photos of the city and surrounding sites and scenery on the walls.
Head up to the 4th floor where there's a rooftop swimming pool and deck with loungers and a shaded seating area. This is just the palce to unwind after time spent in the city. The hotel also has a spa, sauna and fitness centre.
La Plaza restaurant and bar opens out onto an attractive terrace with views over the square and of the impressive cathedral. The food here is a mix of local and international. Each morning there's a buffet with a wide choice of dishes including fresh fruit, cereals, and cooked eggs. Sitting out here overlooking the Plaza de Armas is a wonderful way to begin your day in the White City. There is also a cafe on site for light refreshments to be enjoyed on the premises or taken away.
This hotel is part of Casa Andina's 'Select' group, which specialises in good value, city centre hotels.
Open: Casa Andina Select Arequipa is open all year.
Location: The hotel is in the Plaza de Armas, the city’s main square, next to the cathedral. Arequipa airport is about a half hour drive away and has flights to and from Lima, Cusco and Juliaca.
Rooms: There are 58 rooms spread over 4 floors. All have TV, telephone, Wi-Fi, coffee maker, minibar, safe, hairdryer and en-suite bathroom with a shower, and are air conditioned. There is 24 hour room service.
Activities: Sightseeing in Arequipa, the White City, and the surrounding area, shopping.
Facilities: The restaurant, La Plaza, is open from 06:00 till 23:00 and has a varied menu including both local and international dishes, and there is a terrace for al fresco dining. There is also a Sama2go café. The hotel has a rooftop (4th floor) swimming pool and sundeck. Other recreational facilities include a small gym and a sauna, with spa services including massages available at extra cost. There is an ATM on site. The hotel provides a laundry service (pay locally).
Dining: Meals are taken in the restaurant or on the terrace at individual tables.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome.
Health: Arequipa is a non-malarial area.
Communication: There is Wi-Fi internet access in guest rooms and some central areas including the internet centre
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