A sun terrace with scenic views can be enjoyed in this picturesque building made of volcanic rock, just 700 metres from Arequipa’s main square. Rooms at this 4-star boutique hotel have iPod docking stations and free Wi-Fi. qp Hotels Arequipa has air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen cable TV and private bathrooms with free toiletries. Some suites have hot tubs, kitchenettes and include complimentary coffee, champagne and mineral water. Santa Catalina Convent is 250 metres from the hotel and the tour desk can help with tips for visiting the area. A full buffet breakfast is served daily and guests can enjoy international dishes at the restaurant in an elegant setting. qp Arequipa has a handy currency exchange service and shuttles to Rodriguez Ballon International Airport, a 15-minute drive, can be arranged.