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Palacio del Inka, a Luxury Collection Hotel

Set in a restored palace with elements dating from the 15th Century, this refined hotel is set in the historic centre of Cusco and across the road from the remains of Coricancha temple. It is just a short walk from Cusco Cathedral and from the lively Plaza de Armas. The elegant rooms feature locally inspired artwork, gold accents and dark wood furnishing.

El Retablo

El Retablo is located close to Cusco´s Main Square, near restaurants, bars and the main attractions of the city. The hotel has 17 rooms with unique designs, each one inspired by Peruvian crafts, history and the colours of a Retablo (typical Peruvian craft of the Andes region). Every room and space in the hotel has been worked by artists from the School of Fine Arts of Cusco.

Casa Cartagena

Formerly the property of the mayor of Cusco, this historic house has been declared a world heritage site by UNESCO. Enjoying a fantastic location, this hotel is just a short walk from Plaza de Armas Square. Casa Cartagena´s suites are equipped with everything you will need for a luxurious stay. Each of the 16 rooms have a peaceful atmosphere and boast either balconies or terraces.

Quinta San Blas

The hotel is located in San Blas, one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Cusco, nowadays, the bohemian sector of the city, where painters and sculptures can be seen on the streets. Quinta San Blas has 18 high standard deluxe rooms and two premium suites, all exquisitely decorated.

Aranwa Boutique Hotel

The Aranwa Boutique Hotel is an elegant hotel within a converted 16th Century mansion, declared a National Historic Landmark it has one of the best preserved façades in Cusco. The hotel has a nutritionist, hair salon, steam room, dry sauna and massage Space. It has 43 rooms and suites, each equipped with an intelligent oxygen system to help alleviate any stress on the body due to the high altitude.

Los Portales

Overlooking El Sol Avenue, with uninterrupted views of the sacred Koricancha Temple, this contemporary boutique hotel is only a few blocks from the Main Square. There are 46 rooms and four suites and all have Wi-Fi, electronic locks, minibar and room service. Facilities include a restaurant, lounge, laundry service and Spa.

El Mercado

Built on the site of a former market and only a couple of blocks from Cusco’s Plaza de Armas, this charming hotels offers a total of 31 well-equipped rooms and suites boasting original décor.


The Belmond Monasterio is a national historical landmark. It has a central courtyard with a fountain and a 300-year old cedar tree surrounded by gardens as well as the famous stone cloisters. Cusco’s finest hotel, the Monasterio is located in the heart of the city and has been transformed from a 16th Century monastery into a wonderful 126 roomed hotel.

Belmond Palacio Nazarenas

This luxurious Belmond property is housed in a former 16th century convent. Palacio Nazarenas is an all-suite property with whitewashed adobe walls and hand-carved timber balconies, located in a small cobblestoned plaza near Plaza de Armas. The city’s first outdoor pool is tucked inside a cloistered courtyard with personal butlers on hand to mix cocktails.

La Casona

This exquisite 16th Century mansion has been meticulously restored and houses 11 luxurious suites surrounding a sumptuous courtyard. Each suite features a private sitting and dining area with open fireplace, LCD flat screen TV, minibar, under floor heating, safe and 24 hour butler service.