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Casa Cartagena Boutique Hotel & Spa

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Pumacurco 336 | Centro Historico, Cusco, Peru
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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I really appreciate it when businesses respect the integrity and history of architectural buildings, thus I liked that the original structure and layout were maintained, bridging colonial architecture to present day trends. Entering this hotel, you are greeted with a modern and sophisticated lobby that looks more like a trendy living room filled with whimsical furniture, bar attachment included. Speaking... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Writing this on a superbly comfortable bed in our large room with a gorgeous bath. The heat works well. The staff is remarkably kind,as they were at our hotel in Lima (Peruvian national trait?) We had a terrific time in the bar last night learning to make Cisco sours and drinking them with some nice hors,d'purebred. Tonight another cocktail will... More

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Los Angeles, California
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Granted , I live in Los Angeles , but when we registered at the lobby the poor woman checking us in was bundled up in several alpaca sweaters and a woven wool hat, so it was not just me who feels the cold at this hotel. . The room we had was very large and had all the amenities but... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for a total of 5 nights during our trip to Peru and we were just blown away with how great it was. The building itself is beautifully appointed - a wonderful mix of old and ultra modern which I think works fantastically well, so much so that I took a load of photos for inspiration... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely everything!!! Rooms: spacious and clean, everyday cleaning, free water, huuuge bed, iphone(4) docstation, very cosy! Also they provide oxygen instantly or in rooms. Breakfast: a litle complicated but traditional. Staff: never met so sensitive service, everybody is cared about you needs, always helping in any questions. Sauna: absolutely gorgerous spa area- hot swimming-pool-jakuzi, steam sauna - the best timespending... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Like many other hotels in Cusco, Casa Cartagena is situated in a colonial-era religious building. It has been carefully restored, but I found the hyper-modern furnishings in the room somewhat off-key and not always the most comfortable. Very luxurious nonetheless, coupled with excellent service, including a welcome pot of tea and refreshments. The breakfast was not quite at the level... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Staying here was a memorable experience, the place is a very tasteful restoration of an old monastery, and was a very luxurious place to stay. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly, the rooms were beautiful, and it was extremely quiet and civilized. The restaurant was great for both the included breakfast and other meals. Great location, about a block... More

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I stayed here for one night after spending nearly 1 week in the Amazonian jungle. I needed a quiet place to work as well as to relax before catching my flight back to the US the next day, and I was so grateful for the peaceful and luxurious setting. Wifi was reliable. My room was on a 2nd story with... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Perhaps it was an off day but I can not recommend this hotel. Things started out well --, was picked up at airport on Cusco Day and checked in easily at 9AM (Cusco flights arrive early). Beautiful view of patio and clouds from balcony. I was given the welcome teapot of coca tea, good juice and some complimentary chocolates and... More

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Dear Guest foremost thank you for the time it took you to leave us your comments and suggestions, we would like to clarify this misunderstanding, because as I can see; We did not have good communication with you and explain you that the water that we offer during the turndown service is at 630 pm; time that our distinguished guests... More

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We stayed here 2 nights before going to Machu Picchu and another night on the way back. We were lucky enough to get the HUGE Presidential Suite on the last night which was special, but the room we had the first two nights was also great - modern yet charming at the same time. The staff here were so helpful... More

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Address: Pumacurco 336 | Centro Historico, Cusco, Peru
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Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Casa Cartagena Boutique Hotel & Spa 4.5*
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Casa Cartagena CuscoHigh in the Peruvian Andes lies the historic city of Cuzco, famous for its unique blend of Spanish and Incan cultures. Located just off a tranquil square behind the main plaza of Cuzco, Casa Cartagena Boutique Hotel & Spa Cusco emerges after years of restoration, which respected the original design of the historic house, to become one of the most exclusive boutique hotels in the city. Its walls of carved stone, which combines warmth, elegance and perfection, invite you to experience the fascinating magic and traditional mysticism that will transport you through time in this historic Spanish house declared a cultural heritage site of Peru.Its lovely atmosphere was built on an ancient Incan site, occupied by the ruling nobility of that time and from which it takes its name: Casa Cartagena, former property of the local Spanish ruler of Cuzco, Don Fernando Cartagena and Santa Cruz.This luxury hotel in Cuzco is an intimate refuge that has only sixteen spacious and comfortable suites, which perfectly blend the modern with the ancestral and luxury with the historical. The rooms are distributed symmetrically along a spacious patio of your dreams where time is suspended. It is located in the historic center of Cuzco, which was declared by UNESCO as a world heritage site.Recovery from an exhausting trip to Machu Picchu or the Sacred Valley of the Incas with our Qoya Spa will be something truly unequalled. It can be perfectly complemented with a delicious dinner in our restaurant which offers the best of local cuisine, "La bodega de la Chola", where poet Pablo Neruda was inspired and Che Guevara shared bohemian nights; it is considered one of the best restaurants in Cuzco.All of these unique features of Casa Cartagena and our warm and personalized service will make your stay in Cuzco an experience you will never forget. ... more   less 
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