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El Virrey Boutique Hostal

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   Portal Comercio 165 | Plaza de Armas, Cusco, Peru (Formerly Hostal El Virrey)
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Ranked #45 of 234 Cusco B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We splurged for the suite, a huge room with a balcony overlooking the Plaza de Armas. It was awesome to sit out there with a water or beer and watch people. On Sundays, they have a big military / civic demonstration / march. And there are always lots of tourists and locals walking around. I don't know the extent of... More

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Athens, Georgia
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

In the middle of the Plaza d'Armas in Cuzco facing the Basilica, that is the only positive comment I will make about this hotel. The staff barely speaks English, not good when most of your business is with tourists. The rooms were renovated in the 70s, noisy, small and uncomfortable! The rug on the main stairway look like it was... More

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Panama City, Panama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Highly recommend this boutique hostel if you are going to Cusco. Location, price and service were very excellent. Location: is right in the Plaza de Armas. Since we got there the hosts Reynaldo and Darwin were very accommodating. It felt like home and I will definitely go back!

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9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This hotel is convenient and affordable. Central to everything. Comfortable beds, and helpful staff. Pretty good for the price or around $81US a night for two people. Breakfast is good, with a reasonable amount of variety

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64 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

This place is in the center of it all! Could not have a better location in Cusco if you tried! the hotel itself is more like a 3 star place not so much a boutique hotel. the bathrooms are a bit outdated, and the rooms are just ok. The staff is ok, didn't feel them going out of their way.... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Great location/good value for money. The staff was very nice and helpful. Specially Darwin Jimenez that not only had multi language skills, he made a good effort to speak Portuguese . Also kindly did my online check in for my flight on the day after, as the internet went down at the time , and he did it for me... More

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Augusta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Great location on the Plaza de Armas with various shops and restaurants within a stone's throw. Staff was pleasant and helpful. Room was adequate. Mattresses a touch hard. We stayed two separate times with a visit to Machu Pichu in between. On first visit they provided bottles of water, nice. But on second stay they did not which seems just... More

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Antigua, Guatemala
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

I stayed at the Hotel Virrey several years ago. Originally was with a family but was so uncomfortable that I had to get a hotel for the duration of my stay in Cuzco. It was a bit pricey for the length of my stay so when I decided to relocate to another hotel the manager arranged for me to have... More

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Florence, South Carolina
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

The location of the hotel is superior. It’s very easy to find a couple of quality dining places and convenience stores next to us. Hotel staffs were warm and helpful. I asked the reception desk to book a taxi to the bus terminal, and it costed 10 sols (very reasonable). We went downstairs for breakfast in the ten minutes before... More

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Regina, Canada
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74 hotel reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

We spent 3 nights here pre-Inca trail trek and then another night here after the Inca Trail. The staff here are very helpful and friendly, a special call out to Enrique at the front desk. Check in was a breeze. There is no elevator so you will be going up sometimes several flights of stairs, which can be a small... More

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Address: Portal Comercio 165 | Plaza de Armas, Cusco, Peru (Formerly Hostal El Virrey)
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Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
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Hotel Class:3 star — El Virrey Boutique Hostal 3*
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