Despite the fact that traveling is about escaping the cotidianity, it is always comforting to end the day at a place where familiarity is the rule. To find the very appreciated, but sometimes underestimated, home warmness is the best compliment to fulfill a day of adventure.
The following Lodgings that will make you feel at home are unique places that outstand over all others due to many attributes that confer them this homey feeling, like comfortably going to sleep in a bed that is not yours, but, for an unknown reason, feels just like it.
Lazy Dog Inn
For those of you that love camping in the living room, here we have a fun upgrade. Imagine a real North American tipi settled in a location where the mountains are the only boundaries. The up-to-four capacity of the tent, in addition to the wood stove, combine perfectly to create a warm family atmosphere were storytelling easily takes place. Rainy days during winter season might spoil the chance to sleep outdoors, as the location is at 3650 m of elevation, but any of the other room options at the lodge are calid and fun to compensate the possible unfortunate weather condition.
This is probably the homiest of all lodgings here presented. The owners can literally move everything between heaven and earth to please you, but Chicho the dog, is the one taking all the credits on this occasion.
It is not only about its name but the mechanics of how this house-atelier-hotel works that make it the recipient of our preference. Don Víctor is and aged plastic artist that transformed his house in the family-run hotel that it is now, keeping its own space for living and continuing his creation of art pieces, the same that are protagonists in all common areas. Moreover, a beautiful garden, a pool, and a wonderful view of the ocean complete the experience.
Our beloved crazy Olivia is another plastic artist that transformed her country family house into a rural lodge full of details, where every visitor instantly feels at home. Olivia and her sons will be happy to advise you on any to do’s in the area and are in fact the ones who will take you on scenic walks. Read a book in one of the hammocks, enjoy homemade meals and experience life in a different place (or “at a different pace”): something no hotel in town can offer.
Being in the city of Arequipa and not taking the time to sunbathe, at least a bit, would be a real shame. Even more shameful if you are staying at Casona Solar, where its beautiful patios and garden invite you to do it. A picture on the internet of a guy holding an Arequipeña beer among hands while resting on a sunbed at this same place made me think about how appropriate the whole thing was.
One of our all-time favorites due to several features it holds, but in this occasion, we want to give mention to its very comforting dining room chimney, and other homey details like the possibility to request the nicest rocking cradle if you are traveling with your baby.
Quinua Villa Boutique
This is a charming aparthotel where original thematics are applied to every one of the five cabins. The rooms are very welcoming and breakfast is delivered at your door, even when every cabin counts on its own kitchenette.
This place is calid by nature as it is the result of a rotund success of a small creperie that later on added lodging options to the menu. And the outcome is simply great as ambient is homey and bohemian at the same time.
Now you know which are they, scattered Lodgings that will make you feel at home no matter you find yourself at a different city every night.
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