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Amaru Hostal

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#33 of 163 Hotels in Cusco
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11/05/2017 12/05/2017
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New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 1 March 2012

I stayed only one night at Amaru Hostel on my way out of the Sacred Valley. Wish it could have been more. beautiful building with a nice courtyard. Rooms are spacious and mine had a view looking out over the city. Plenty of hot water. Free coca tea for a pick me up on the way out the door. The...

Thank Nick S
Camberwell, Australia
Reviewed 8 February 2012

The reception staff were fantastic. The rooms were spatious and clean. There was the festival of San Blas at the top of the street and we only heard the fireworks - and believe me that there was plenty of celebrating going on. Coca tea was available 24/7 and I saw one guest utilising the oxygen that was available. [The Sirojchi...

1Thank Gingermegs55
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 23 January 2012

We booked two nights at Amaru based on a friend's recommendation and ended up spending a total of four nights during the course of our trip. The hotel arranged for a taxi to transfer us from the airport upon arrival in Cusco. Exhausted from traveling and the altitude, we were thrilled to arrive at Amaru and take a nap in...

1Thank LeighDot
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 20 January 2012

I cannot imagine a better place for this money. The room was simple, no luxery but very nice and for backpacking standard it was a luxery ;-) Beautiful patio, you feel like in a garden. Charming & romantic place, quiet, great atmosphere, no stupid loud tourists, absolutely central. Breakfasts were simple but tasty. Service very nice. Coca tee was always...

1Thank ewa b
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 19 January 2012

I feared that the Amaru Hostel could not live up to it's online photos, but I was wrong. It was great, beautiful and in a wonderful location. We didn't talk to the other guests, but there was a great mix of young and old and the hotel was very welcoming. Central location was wonderful and it was very easy to...

Thank stcPLUSbk
Reviewed 18 January 2012

Hi, I have stayed both in Amaru 1 and Amaru 2. This review concerns Amaru 1 (the better of the two?) where a group of 8 of us stayed in July 2011. Positives: o Three of the 4 rooms were great with lovely views and hot water.The fourth was quite small and dingy and one of the 4 good ones...

Thank jonathan_smoker
Reviewed 15 January 2012

Be prepared that if considering to stay in San Blas district of Cusco you have to climb many steep steps before arriving at your hostel. In the case of the Amaru hostal 1 you are lucky as it is located very close to the main plaza de Armas area with only a few steps to take in contrary to the...

1Thank Suparichi
South Norwalk, CT
Reviewed 12 January 2012

Stayed there for 5 nights. Perfect location, amazing city/mountain views, wonderful breakfasts, friendly accommodating staff. The property with its gardens is gorgeous and I enjoyed relaxing with a cup of (unlimited) coca tea. The staff kept our bags in a secured storage area while we hiked to Machu Picchu. There was always a staff member there overnight, sleeping on the...

Thank leslieviaje
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2012

Stayed there 4 night in total in December 2011. Hotel is situated in the perfect location just next to San Blas and with only 5 min walk to the main square. It's reasonably priced - not too expensive at the first look and once you get to experience the service I would even say the price is cheap for the...

Thank Pawel S
Reviewed 6 January 2012

We made on online reservation at Amaru Hostel in November, 2011. We received a confirmation # which I unfortunately left in Costa Rica in transit. When we showed up at the Hostel, they claimed they had NO RECORD of our reservation. They said they they were completely booked that night, and then we had to scramble for another place to...

8Thank Judy L

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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 )
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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 

Additional Information about Amaru Hostal

Address: Cuesta San Blas 541, Cusco 001, Peru
Region: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Price Range: ₹ 4,072 - ₹ 5,171 (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:
#10 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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