Must see hotels in Cuzco

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    Turismo Caith

    This rambling farmhouse-style hostel also runs an on-site girls foundation. Huge picture windows and various balconies and patios look toward the Plaza de…

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    Hotel Royal Inca I

    Quiet as a mausoleum, this central hotel features good-quality rooms. Those in the colonial building are a bit dated but comfortable, while the modern…

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    Eureka Hostal

    A funky blend of old and new, Eureka’s stylish lobby and sun-soaked cafeteria invite further acquaintance. Rooms are comfortable but a little odd, with a…

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    French-run with a friendly, unkempt air, this bed-and-bakery has good water pressure but beds that are a little bit saggy. Highlights include piping-hot…

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    Los Aticos

    Hidden in a small passageway, this sleepy spot is off the radar but worth snagging. Rooms have comfy beds with down duvets and parquet floors. There’s…

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    La Encantada

    Bright and cheerful, this modern boutique hotel features terraced gardens and immense views from iron-rail balconies. A circular staircase leads to small,…

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    Torre Dorada Residencial

    A modern, family-run hotel in a quiet residential district close to the bus terminal. Though it isn’t close to the action, guests rave about the high…

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    Hostal Suecia II

    This long-standing backpacker favorite continues to offer excellent value with a central location, friendly owners, a light, bright, flowery patio, decent…

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    Loreto Boutique Hotel

    Maybe you’re paying for the plaza location, since ‘boutique’ is an overstatement here. Dimly lit in daytime, Loreto has well-heeled, snug rooms bathed in…

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    Popular with small tour groups, this small hotel is classic and comfortable. Enormous rooms feature a living area, brocade fabrics and firm beds. Locally…

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    Hospedaje el Artesano de San Blas

    If you’re wondering why it’s such a deal, just try walking here with a full pack. Still, this peaceful and falling-down-charming colonial house has large…

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    Hostal Inkarri

    A roomy place with a pleasant stone courtyard, well-kept colonial terraces and whimsical collections of old sewing machines, phones and typewriters…

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    Casona Les Pleiades

    A pleasant B&B with just seven rooms and a sunny courtyard featuring fresh flowers and balcony seating. Breakfast is served in cozy booths. Heaters and…

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    Hostal Andrea

    Cuzco’s cheapest, this place offers dated but pleasant lodgings with a flower-lined patio and tiny guest kitchen. It's run by an eccentric but welcoming…

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    Los Angeles B&B

    Ambient and cheap, this old colonial features worn rooms with gold bedspreads, gelatinous mattresses and dark, carved furniture around a pleasant central…

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    One of several 16th-century colonial buildings redone in candy colors. Guests have use of a kitchen and there are weekly barbecues on the courtyard patio…

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    Picol Hostal

    In a bustling commercial district, this small hotel has agreeable staff and tiny, well-kept and airy doubles. The triples are a little too tight.

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    Teatro Inka B&B

    An array of dark but decent doubles sit around an interior courtyard. While it isn't outstanding, it's inexpensive. Service is meh.

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    Hostal El Grial

    Good value in a rickety old wood-floored building; all rooms have orthopedic mattresses and the option of heaters; some have views.

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    Samay Wasi

    A friendly, rambling hostel clinging precariously to the hillside, hidden up a flight of stairs teetering way above town. There’s a proper kitchen and…