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Arlington, Texas
Reviewed 22 May 2013

We stayed 2 days before our Inka trail trek and the 3 days after. The rooms were cozy and I was quite surprised to find American tv shows on the tv. The bed were comfortable and the down comforters made all the difference as the mornings and evenings were a bit chilly. The showers took a few minutes to get...

1Thank jinh99
New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 April 2013

Our family of four spent one night at this lodge in late March. Location is good about 15 min walk from main square with great views of the city from lodge balconies. Breakfast is juice, eggs, coffee or tea and fruit salad. Our room was crowded with four beds and located right above the breakfast area. We asked for a...

1Thank nomadtrek
Pocatello, Idaho
Reviewed 17 March 2013

I have been working outside of Cusco for the last couple of years, so I make regular trips through that town. I always try to stay at the Amaru 2 when I need a hotel in Cusco. It is a great deal for the money, lovely rooms, good breakfast, lovely little garden that has wifi reception. During the rainy season...

Thank Liz C
Portland, Oregon, United States
Reviewed 16 March 2013

This was a great affordable place in Cuzco…pretty views, great helpful staff, very clean, nice rooms, easy to walk to everything…was really happy with everything. Wifi worked well, coca tea was always out and hot showers.

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Steamboat CO
Reviewed 5 March 2013

Our group of 6 rented 3 rooms for several nights before hiking the Inca Trail and one night after our return. Originally we were disappointed to not be booked at Amaru I, but found Amaru II was on a quieter street and just a short walk to restaurants and the Plaza. All our rooms were very nice and their are...

Thank SteamboatTravelers
Reviewed 10 February 2013 via mobile

This place is amazing! Much more expensive than most hostals but so worth it. It's setting and view is lovely and our room was big and spotless. Staff were helpful as even lent us guide books to plan our trip. Great Place!

1Thank Thesetwoadventurers
Reviewed 22 January 2013

It gets really cold here at night and so the down comforters were really helpful. The beds were fantastic, and even though we had fun days planned it was hard to get out of bed! Showers were open and huge but the bathrooms got musky and humid really fast. If the bathrooms were a little better ventilated it would have...

1Thank Leunggs
Lynchburg, Virginia
Reviewed 25 December 2012 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay. A lady named Veronica was very helpful and pleasant. The only hiccup was when they forgot to pick us up at the train station coming back from Aguas Calientes. Great stay though.

1Thank Dwayne S
Stanton, California
Reviewed 17 December 2012

This hostel was nice, clean and close to everything. The only bad thing about the place was that we had reserved a shuttle to pick us up and our flight was delayed by an hour and we didn't think we would have to call to let them know. When we arrived to Cusco from Lima we find out our guy...

Thank travelbug81988
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 20 November 2012

I cannot say enough good things about this hostel. We booked into a privated double room and we got one with a little balcony and couch that looked over Cusco and the hostels private gardens. (It is up a hill 5 minutes from the Plaza but conveniently located and quiet) I unfortunately had altitude sickness and the kindness of the...

Thank AnnaDuke

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Amaru Colonial is located in a restored Colonial house, one and a half block away from San Blas square and 4 blocks from the Main Square. Is possible to access by car or walking. Offer single, doube and multiple rooms. All rooms have ensuite bathroom and central heating during the nights. Double Superior rooms have nice views of the city, all other rooms are located around the flowered courtyards. Guests have free services as breakfast at our cafeteria, free airport pick up (only by arrive), Wi-Fi in public areas, luggage storage, book exchange and others. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amaru Colonial

Address: Calle Chihuampata #642 | San Blas, Cusco 08003, Peru
Region: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Price Range: €47 - €71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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Amaru Ii Hostal Hotel Cusco
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“Many stairs so not for those with mobility issues. Some rooms have windows that open to the outside or own balcony, others do not.”
  • View from second floor room #304 private balcony onto Cusco and Apu
 of 5 bubbles jk43111, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“reserved for us by Peru For Less”
 of 5 bubbles weekendwanderer19, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We were in a top floor, but all rooms face the yard which is open to the view.”
 of 5 bubbles leyenda228, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room where you do not need to climb stairs that much”
 of 5 bubbles Linasp63, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“request a room with a view, although most do have a view”
 of 5 bubbles R1447NBjennyr, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
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