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Amaru Hostal

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Reviewed 29 September 2012

The best hostel I have been in during my 3 weeks in Peru! Friendly and helpful staff, excellent breakfast - unusual for Peru. Clean rooms, be it with private bathroom or not. Just a 5 min walk away from the main square. Laundry service is 5 Soles/kg. Have never come home with all my clothes washed...

2Thank axxellett
Luck Hill, Tortola
Reviewed 24 September 2012

Due to scheduling problems, my husband and I ended up staying at three different hotels in Cusco, all in the San Blas neighborhood, and all in the same price range $55-60 per night. Of the three, the rooms in Amaru were definitely our favorite. Monastery-style furnishings provided plenty of places to stow our stuff, and the bed was definitely the...

2Thank lale0naen0jada
Reviewed 23 September 2012

We stayed here for 3 nights total (1 before Machu Picchu and 2 after), and were lucky to get the penthouse room for all 3 (I think room #24?). We were considering other hotels closer to the main square for about $100 a night but I'm glad we chose this place instead. PROS - Great location. Just a 5 minute...

1Thank whereugoin
Fremont, California
Reviewed 21 September 2012

I had a very nice stay here. Great location and staff, combined with no problems and warm beds make it an A+ in my book! The courtyards are very pleasant and plenty of coca tea make its nice to spend time outside. The breakfast is tasty as well.

1Thank OtterWynn
Paris, France
Reviewed 18 September 2012

Here is my review, I staid 3 nights there in 2 different single rooms : ++ Convenient location very close to Plaza de armas, cathedral, restaurants, etc ++ Convenient to book the room in advance, possible to book through internet + Free pick up at the airport + Nice garden, breakfast included in the price + Clean room, comfortable bed,...

Thank LIN B
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 17 September 2012 via mobile

I spent one night here. The hotel arranged someone to meet me at the airport which was comforting. Our room was clean and orderly. There is no heat and hot water only in the shower (pressure could've been better). The room also had a small LCD tv for viewing. The hotel is in a lovely garden setting. Wifi in our...

Thank jing0423
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 13 September 2012

We stayed here before and after our trip on the Inca Trail. The place was exactly like it was pictured. My only two complaints were that the rooms were not heated. Apparently this is standard, but I was not aware of it. You can rent a heater, but in truth we didn't because we did not get too cold. We...

Thank Eduardo R
Cusco, Peru
Reviewed 11 September 2012

These people do not know what hospitality means. My family and I had just arrived to Cusco and just wanted to rest and adjust to the altitude in our room, and for a straight week they were doing construction right outside our room ALL day and even after sunset. They were still adding things to our room while we were...

5Thank Emily S
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 September 2012

We just got back from Cusco, having stayed 5 nights at the Amaru Hostal. Cute, quirky rooms, perfect location, and a truly great staff made it a wonderful experience. The price was right as well. The real star was the staff, though. So friendly, so amazingly accommodating, they did everything to make our experience as perfect as possible. Jose Valenzuela...

Thank wdeanw
West Milford, New Jersey
Reviewed 28 August 2012

If you're looking to stay in a hostal, this ranks pretty high up there. The rooms are all very different and each has their own "charm." We went with a rather large group, so we got to see (and hear about) many of the rooms. We stayed in one of the first rooms on the left. Our room shared a...

1Thank HappyGoLuckyNJ

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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: ₹ 3,452 - ₹ 5,146 (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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