Hostal Maison Plaza

Portal de San Agustin 143, Arequipa

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Overview

The Inn Maison Plaza is located in the heart of the white city’s historical district. Guests will be able to walk to come of Arequipa’s most famous cultural attractions. Kids will enjoy the mummy museum, horseback rides through the lava fields and exploring the Main Square. The hotel is also located within walking distance to an endless supply of restaurants, so even the pickiest of eaters will be satisfied. A complimentary breakfast is served at the Inn Maison Plaza, it features fresh, exotic fruits. Rooms at the inn accommodate three guests, and cribs are available for the tiniest of travelers. Each room boasts a private bathroom and flat screen television.

Our Editor Loves

  • Cribs
  • Central location
  • Free breakfast

Family Interests

  • Bicycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Horse Back Riding
  • Museum/Cultural
  • Water Parks

Family Amenities

  • Cribs
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry

Reviews

What you see is what you get (plus a few surprises)

by Elisemsanto

The room we booked was EXACTLY what we saw in the photos. (Minus a bowl of fake fruit/flower arrangement)

We booked this hotel for three nights, mainly for the location and the beautiful patio where breakfast is served. Both of these things were wonderful and everything we could have asked for. The woman who served us breakfast in the mornings was incredibly kind and the breakfast was delicious! (Fresh-squeezed peach juice! The US needs to get with the program!)

The location of this hotel was unbeatable. We walked all around Arequipa and had the luxury of stopping back into the room to grab a water, take a quick nap, or grab a jacket whenever we wanted. We were less than 5 minutes away from most things we wanted to see/do.

I would like to preface this section by saying that it must be hard to fit such an old building with the modern trappings of hot water (for every room) and electricity. While these things were noteworthy, I certainly didn't think they outweighed the good things about this hotel.
We had a few minor issues with the hot water in our room. The heat would sort of go in and out as we showered. I wonder if it had to do with other guests showering/using water at the same time? That alone wasn't too bad, but we completely lost water pressure on our last morning in Arequipa (when we were hurrying to catch a bus!) When I say 'completely lost water pressure', I mean that the dials were at full-blast but we had a single trickle running from the showerhead, as if we had just turned it off and the excess water was draining out.
Another thing I'm not thrilled about was the fact that our electricity also went out on the last morning of our stay. It had occasionally gone out for about 5 minutes around siesta time in days prior, which wasn't really a big deal. This was over an hour of power loss though!

I saw one reviewer mention a staff member that creeped them out a bit, and I think this gentleman showed us to our room the first night we arrived. I personally didn't get a weird vibe, but my boyfriend did. Regardless, we didn't see him again after that evening.

I don't think the minor issues we experienced ruined our stay for us entirely, but if these things are dealbreakers for you, you may be happier staying somewhere else. This was more of a functional choice for us than a luxury one.

It's a dump.

by phardog

I stayed one night. The bed was hard. The hot water was sporadic. The room was noisy and there was no way to shut out the light from outside. I didn't sleep at all. The bedding was at least 20 years old. The carpet was at least 30 years old. It's a maze of rooms built into an old colonial building. Poor if any ventilation (smells). The staff is kind of creepy too. They charge an arm and a leg to send your laundry out. $2 for a single shirt, for example). Taxi's can't bring you to the door and even the neighbors won't know where it's at. You will end up dragging your luggage a couple of blocks.

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