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Amaru Hostal

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#33 of 163 Hotels in Cusco
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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...

3Thank Robert D
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The first 2 nights we stayed here we were in a tiny room right off the front courtyard. The room was small and you could hear every move each one of your neighbors made. The last night we stayed here we were in Room 215 and it was beautiful! A gorgeous view of Cusco, a nice large room, our own...

2Thank kimndog
Cancun, Mexico
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This almost anonymous small budget hotel is located on a narrow paved and quiet street of the bohemiam and elevated San Blas district very conveniently located a short walk away from the Plaza de Armas main central square. Entering you will find a very cosy with the definite ambiance of a Cusco colonial era The staff are extremely nice and...

1Thank amada4me
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

my father and i stayed in this hotel before and after our Inca trek. can't say enough good things! the staff was great, even before we got there; after i booked online, they emailed to ask whether they could do anything for us before we'd even left home! checkin was easy and the girls at the front desk were incredibly...

1Thank sayard7
Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Hostal Amaru is an old refurbished house in downtown Cusco. The location is excellent, the room are nice and have heating (it can get very cold in the winter). The staff could be more helpful, but we had no problems with them. The best about Amaru is how close it is to Plaza de Armas and to restaurants and tourist...

1Thank Gustavo V
Swansea County, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Located in the heart of the tourist part of the city. It's a stones throw from countless good bars and restaurants. The rooms are spotless and well decorated, with clean bathrooms and plenty of hot water. Breakfast was filling with plenty of options. The staff were very helpful. WiFi dreadfully slow.

Thank Didgesteve
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We stayed here twice before and after our Machu Picchu trek. The first time we stayed in a standard room with a nice view of the garden. The second time arriving back from our trek they mucked up the booking and tried to put us in a small standard room right next to reception. We had booked a superior room...

Thank MaggsNZ

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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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 

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Address: Cuesta San Blas 541, Cusco 001, Peru
Region: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Price Range: $88 - $105 (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.”
DanielleK133, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“choose a room in the back- a bit quieter”
curtip55, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms off the second courtyard”
Mayasalaama, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“rooms on the first floor 2xx are quite and spacious”
robertdeglin, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you get a room in the back courtyard on the 2nd floor!”
kimndog, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
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