Katari is a term commonly associated in Peru with the respect of the indigenous Andean cultures. Hotel Katari at Plaza de Armas, is an invitation to experience the essence of Arequipa, regarding both its colonial influence and its interesting pre-colonial history while providing an incomparable view of its most impressive geography, all the elements for which UNESCO protects the city center as a World Heritage Site.
You can enjoy the view while dining at Bar Lounge 360, using our audio-visual guide and binoculars, or simply while chilling out at our traditionally Arequipeño garden.
Whether you are starting your day of site-seeing with our American breakfast, ending the evening with wine and Andean tapas, or just snacking during the day, at Bar Lounge 360 you will enjoy our fine Andean cuisine while appreciating the best view in the city.
We supplement the amazing viewing experience on our terrace with an audio-visual guide through, which you will learn more about the impressive valley of Arequipa and its history from the first settlements (5000 BC) to the 21st century, with an emphasis on the evolution of the Plaza de Armas and the Cathedral.
With a menu inspired by nature, treatments are designed to nurture the mind and body through the use of ritualistic methods and healthy products in a calming environment. The Katari Spa provides a sensory experience to soothe the senses and enhance wellness.
These rooms mix traditional Arequipan colonial furniture with other interior design elements that evoke Arequipa’s Pre-Colombian past.
These rooms contain interior design elements which we get from other Puquina-speaking ethnic groups that settled on the eastern side of the Chili river, such as the Socabayas, Yarabayas, and Chiribayas.
Colonial suites give you an unmatched view of the main Plaza, the cathedral, and volcanoes and they are furnished with colonial style antiques. Their colonial furniture, textiles, and images are inspired by two very different and outstanding women linked to the colonial period in Arequipa.
These suites give you an unmatched view of the main Plaza, the cathedral, and the volcanoes and feature carefully chosen antiques acquired directly from traditional Arequipan houses for your sleeping and sitting area accommodations.