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Amaru Hostal

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent there 3 nights and it was absolutely amazing! The room is so cozy, clean, well planned and original. The heating system starts as 7pm and stops at 7am alone so you always have the room warm. Also the breakfast was good with bread, eggs and jam. Nothing bad to say about it!

Thank Marina N
Brentwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent little hotel just out of the centre of Cusco. It is about 10 minutes walk from the Plaza de Armas which is ideal. It is positioned on a steep narrow one way street which is interesting to say the least. The rooms are basic but fine. They are clean and have heating which comes on in...

Thank Colourqueen99
Lansing, MI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very nice, clean and picturesque hotel. It has an excellent location, halfway between Plaza del Armas and San Blas - in the heart of tourist Cusco. It does sit on a very steep street so keep that in mind. The rooms were small, yet comfortable. A very quiet setting in the heart of the city. Breakfast was...

Thank CLS419
New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

The hostel was centrally located and very clean. Minimal toiletries were offered (small bar of soap and packet of shampoo, so I recommend bringing your own). The staff at Amaru were incredibly helpful and set up a variety of day trips for us in the Sacred Valley. There were staff at the front desk 24 hours a day. We were...

Thank ncs14
Reviewed 8 January 2017

A great place to stay and close to downtown. Clean and friendly staff. We stayed here last minute after a great visit to Machu Picchu. We both liked the spacious room with a view if the city. Nice courtyard and quaint hotel all in all.

Thank Mike B
Longmont, Colorado
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights when we first arrived in Cuzco. The location is excellent. You can easily walk to the Plaza de Armas and there are so many great restaurant choices nearby. The folks working at the front desk were so nice and helpful. We did the city tour arranged through them and highly recommend it. They also...

1Thank Danielle K
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We stayed at this Hostal three different times while on a recent 3 week trip to Peru. I can not say enough good things about Amaru in San Blas , Ideal location, great spots to eat , shop and explore . Rooms were very comfortable and there was always plenty of hot water. I especially loved the two courtyards where...

Thank curtip55
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 22 November 2016

The location is great, just a couple of blocks from the Plaza de Armas, so it's near restaurants and shopping. It's located in an original building although some of it may be a recent add-on.The staff are friendly and English speaking, and will keep valuables for you. Our room was in front off the first courtyard, but was surprisingly very...

Thank Mayasalaama
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We spent 4 nights here in total prior to doing the Inca trail. Excellent location with close proximity to the city centre & nice clean rooms. Breakfast was sufficient with plenty of coca tea on offer to help you acclimatise. We would stay here again.

Thank Carl S
Heers, Belgium
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We stayed here two nights in september and 1 night in october. Last night before returning back to Europe. we had the room immediately behind the reception. 101. Terrible. You hear every one who goes out / comes in at the hotel. Also, there are constantly people at the reception. Phone rings. Try to avoid this room. the room has...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Two blocks away from the main plaza in the hearth of the ancient district of San Blas. Colonial-style house with gardens and the best views of the city. Friendly and professional staff, confortable rooms and yummy included breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amaru Hostal

Address: Cuesta San Blas 541, Cusco 001, Peru
Region: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Price Range: $74 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Amaru Hostal 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Amaru Hostal Cusco
Amaru Hostal Hotel Cusco
Hotel Style:
#8 Best Value Hotel in Cusco
#23 Business Hotel in Cusco
#24 Family Hotel in Cusco
#28 Romantic Hotel in Cusco
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“We reserved a Superior Double room and it had an upstairs with a second bed that had a great panoramic view of the city.”
 of 5 bubbles DanielleK133, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“choose a room in the back- a bit quieter”
 of 5 bubbles curtip55, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms off the second courtyard”
 of 5 bubbles Mayasalaama, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“rooms on the first floor 2xx are quite and spacious”
 of 5 bubbles robertdeglin, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you get a room in the back courtyard on the 2nd floor!”
 of 5 bubbles kimndog, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
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