Le Foyer Hostel

Calle Ugarte 114, Cercado. Arequipa


Le Foyer hostel offers the best location in the city at a good price, recommended on Lonely Planet for more than 15 years and hundreds of guests vouching for us every year, recommending us and coming back.

We have been hosting international travelers for over 20 years and this experience has helped us know exactly what it takes to make your stay here enjoyable. We offer spacious and light dorms-featuring 3 or 4 beds, with comfy beds and clean linen. If you need more privacy we have also single/double/twin private rooms all with private bathroom and cable TV. We serve breakfast which you can enjoy on the balcony or on the patio.

We are located just two blocks away from the Main Square, in one of the most beautiful and well-known areas of downtown, the San Francisco Street. We are only a few meters away from Santa Catalina Monastery, San Francisco Church, Mercaderes Street. Most museums and attractions are easily accessible by foot.

Our friendly and acknowledged staff are ready to help 24/7, they will share with you tips about when and where to go, and how best to explore Arequipa. They can help you book trips, arrange Colca Canyon Trekkings, rafting, downhill and other activities.


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hairdryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines



Traveler Reviews

“Great mountain / volcano view and near city centre”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on March 10, 2018

Clean and comfort hostel siatuated on an excellent location, just two blocks away from Plaza de Armas and Santa Catalina Monastery. Also great restaurants nearby. On the terrace you can also see the...

“Nice stay in center of Arequipa”

Rating: 4 Reviewed on February 02, 2018

Very clean inside the hostel, but also the rooms + bathroom was very clean. The breakfast was good with a magnificent view on the volcanoes. The only less good point is the noise of the traffic, but...

“Can't sleep due to disco across”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on January 30, 2018

A wonderful hostel with very nice and helpful people! It offers also a great rooftop bar with awesome music and good drinks. Rooms are cosy and clean, comfortable beds and a cute balcony. Right in...


From the airport, there are two possibilities:
- ask for our transfer service (cost: S/. 35) we will send you a shuttle to pick you up and bring you to the hostel.
- Take a taxi from the airport.

From the bus station the easiest and safest way to arrive is to take a taxi inside the bus station. Ask for San Francisco and Ugarte street. Just two blocks from the main square.

Just 2 blocks north of Plaza de Armas! by San Francisco Street.
1 block from Monasterio de Santa Catalina by Ugarte Street.


Our cancellation policies are as follows:
more than 3 days in advance, you can change your booking free of cost.

3 days prior arrival:
If you cancel within the 3 days prior to your arrival a charge for a full night will be taken from your card.

1 day before arrival:
If it is one day before, the whole booking price will be charged.