An exquisite boutique hotel in a restored former monastery right in the heart of Arequipa's historical centre.
Dating back to 1540 - the year in which Arequipa was founded - Cirqa pays homage to the dedicated way monks would receive travellers. Listed in the prestigious Relais & Chateaux portfolio and located just a block from Arequipa's main square, the hotel is a superb place for discovering the city on foot, and to relax and unwind after a day's exploring.
There are just eleven guest rooms centred around the main terrace, each one stylish and intimate with discreet modern amenities. Cirqa embodies Arequipa's traditional architecture by flaunting its original sillar volcanic rock walls and many original features have been preserved, including ornate arches and vaulted roofs.
The hotel also offers its own restaurant, inspired by the rural Arequipenean picanterías, and its rooftop bar is a wonderful spot for sundowners under the watchful gaze of Misti volcano.
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