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Amaru Hostal

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#34 of 164 Hotels in Cusco
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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
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Reviewed 17 July 2012

For an ideal location ten minute's walk from Plaza del Armas, friendly and helpful staff, delicious breakfast and a big, soft bed this is the perfect hotel for any Cusco-bound traveller. We stayed here twice, first for three days and then for a short stopover, and on both occasions we were given a very warm welcome with staff helping us...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 July 2012

From start to finish a great stay. Our airport pickup arrived as arranged, we got to the hostal, and had a fantastic stay. Not much more to say. This place is clean, very pretty, fantastic central location, lovely views, beautiful courtyards with lots of lovely plants, comfortable rooms, staff are friendly and accommodating, as much coca tea as you can...

2Thank SetSail07
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 27 June 2012

Stayed for a total of 4 nights. The location just between the main plaza and the smaller San Blass plaza is excellent. The staff from reception to the breakfast staff are friendly and helpful. To organize transport was never a problem. The room was very atmospheric, clean and a decent size, it even had a small mezzanine as sitting area....

2Thank cdmm58
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 26 June 2012

Rooms are decent enough, but the service was so terrible, I would not recommend it and would never go back. There's a lovely courtyard but beware of the noise it brings into the rooms, what with other guests carrying on conversations just outside your room all evening. The hotel management has clearly made no attempt at training their front desk...

Thank nancydrew2016
Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 15 June 2012

Not as many folk travel with a family of four so I thought this might be useful guidance. Amaru I has a room (#2) that has four single beds that can accommodate a four person group. The room is a bit cooler, and it has no views due to its lower location. You can rent a radiator style heater for...

1Thank CountinPlaces
Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 14 June 2012

Great view, wonderful service, professional staff. . .my only question is why they don't charge more. At every turn a pleasant surprise and Jacks Restaurant only a few yards away. Also the beautiful San Blas Church is just a short walk up the hill with a great outdoor market and giant fountain to kick back at. As in all of...

3Thank wings1919
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 12 June 2012

I thought to give 5 starts until I had this incident. Rooms are quite chilly, Cuzco in June is cold, so we asked for a portable heater, they immediately gave us one. We stayed three nights and left for Ollaytamtambo and came back again to this hotel for two additional nights. When my husband saw the portable heater was not...

1Thank msy421
San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 June 2012

We stayed in 2 different rooms in Amaru 1- both were in the second courtyard, which is nicer. The first room was on the second floor, larger, more private, but we had problems with the water pressure and temperature - the water would actually stop, then come on again, and the temperature would go from scalding to freezing, and back...

1Thank stez
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 23 May 2012

We stayed in two of the Amaru's hotels in Cusco. Both are clean, well-managed, great places to stay. We acclimated to the altitude for a few days before a trek, left our gear here during our trek, and rested for a few days after the trek. The management did everything possible to make our stay pleasant. They arranged an airport...

2Thank SFMargo
Reviewed 19 May 2012

We stayed at Hostal Amaru for 5 nights and loved it. Great things about the accommodation: extremely clean, beautifully presented, great rooms, good service, good location, helpful management, great price. In a bit more detail: We stayed in the double deluxe room on the first floor. We were paying 59 dollars a night for this room. The room was a...

2Thank swmi_edi

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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: €56 - €67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Amaru Hostal 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Amaru Hostal Hotel Cusco
Hotel Style:
#9 Best Value Hotel in Cusco
#23 Business Hotel in Cusco
#24 Family Hotel in Cusco
#28 Romantic Hotel in Cusco
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“Room away from the court yard.”
mombomb, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“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
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