The Latin America Travel Company Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★
The Katari hotel enjoys an unbeatable location in Arequipa occupying a prime spot on the Plaza de Armas in the historic heart of the city. The hotel’s best feature is the stunning rooftop garden terrace that provides panoramic views of the city with the volcanoes rising behind it. To enhance this impressive view guests are provided with complimentary binoculars and an audio visual guide that explains the architecture and history of Arequipa.
Perfectly positioned right on the main plaza, the view from the garden roof terrace is spectacular!
The interior design of the hotel honours Arequipa’s pre-Colombian past with traditional dark wood furniture and local Andean textiles. Rooms are painted in warm colours and furnished with original antiques. The higher category suites have excellent views overlooking the main plaza and cathedral. The Ascai rooftop restaurant is open all day starting with a buffet breakfast and ending with wine and Andean tapas as the sunsets over the city. There is also a massage room offering a selection of rejuvenating treatments.