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El Virrey Boutique Hostal

3.0 of 5
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Portal Comercio 165 | Plaza de Armas, Cusco, Peru (Formerly Hostal El Virrey)
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Ranked #74 of 284 Cusco B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel sits right in the center of the Plaza de Armas! It's old and a beautiful hotel with all the modern amenities! The balcony is gorgeous! The staff is great! Can't say enough good things! The breakfast was good and came with fresh fruit. If tou have a chance walk around the city and try all the street food... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The good: a Location b Front office staff held a bag for us that was delivered to the hotel prior to arrival. They were quite friendly. c the poor quality of the hotel room forced us to spend more time in the city itself. which is a good thing. The "not so bad" a breakfast was ok The bad. a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I can't rave enough about this hotel. Although it has hostal in the title is actually a hotel and a very good one at that. We had a suite room with a balcony overlooking the main square. It is near all the tour operators and restaurants and shops. Taxis are everywhere and policia in abundance for extra feeling of security.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Rating this hotel is difficult because I don't have many other Peruvian hotels to compare it to, and I feel it is unfair to compare it to hotels in the U.S. The location can't be beat, right on the Plaza de Armes. We had a triple room, which we assumed would be 3 single beds but was actually a double... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The staff is just okay. The rooms are not very comfortable and there's no hot water in the morning. The electric outlets were all broken, it was hard to charge my phone. Therefore I think it's overpriced, and i don't recommend staying there but rather in other hotels in Cusco, for the same price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The location is superior - best you can think of, second to none! The 2 bed room was just fine and breakfast was okay. However, when visiting a place like Cusco, location should be your first priority and therefore, I would recommend on this hotel

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I selected the El Virrey Boutique Hostel during a month of festivals that closed down the access to the historic Plaza de Armas to all traffic (including taxis). I arrived with lots of heavy luggage and thought I would have to hire porters to get me into the Plaza and the hotel, but I was able to get to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The location is simply perfect. And the workers are really really nice. They take care of everything. They plan your visit to Cuzsco or Macchu Pichu. No worries, really. A good place to stay at! I definitely suggest it

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Stayed in one of the suites, with a balcony, overlooking the Plaza De Armas. Great location and great people watching opportunities. The room was a reasonable size and had all that was required in it. The hotel was let down by the breakfast and the poor quality of the staff. On a couple of occasions we came down to breakfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Location location. This is a very clean hotel. The service and the folks that work here are wonderful and very informative. We stayed in the sweet it was large and very comfortable. The location of this hotel is soup her right in the main square of Cuzco. The breakfast was enjoyable.

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