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Amaru Hostal

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

Be prepared that if considering to stay in San Blas district of Cusco you have to climb many steep steps before arriving at your hostel. In the case of the Amaru hostal 1 you are lucky as it is located very close to the main plaza de Armas area with only a few steps to take in contrary to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

Stayed there for 5 nights. Perfect location, amazing city/mountain views, wonderful breakfasts, friendly accommodating staff. The property with its gardens is gorgeous and I enjoyed relaxing with a cup of (unlimited) coca tea. The staff kept our bags in a secured storage area while we hiked to Machu Picchu. There was always a staff member there overnight, sleeping on the... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

Stayed there 4 night in total in December 2011. Hotel is situated in the perfect location just next to San Blas and with only 5 min walk to the main square. It's reasonably priced - not too expensive at the first look and once you get to experience the service I would even say the price is cheap for the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

We made on online reservation at Amaru Hostel in November, 2011. We received a confirmation # which I unfortunately left in Costa Rica in transit. When we showed up at the Hostel, they claimed they had NO RECORD of our reservation. They said they they were completely booked that night, and then we had to scramble for another place to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

For the price, this was one of our favorite hotels in Peru during our four week trip. * The location is fantastic - you're only a few blocks from the main tourist attractions of the downtown area and several good places to eat. (The food in Peru is just amazing - Cuzco is no exception in this regard.) * The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

There is a good reason why Amaru is rated so highly on trip advisor! After seeing these reviews, we booked and it even managed to exceede our expectations. This is a hostel only by name with 5 star hotel service. From word go, the staff at this accommodation were exceptional including the front desk staff, breakfast staff, the gardeners and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

Amaru Hostal is a beautiful spanish compound right in the heart of Cusco's San Blas neighborhood. The building itself is gorgeous and well maintained. We had a room overlooking the interior garden, and the cityscape. Ask for a room on the second floor if you can. And make sure to specify that you want to stay in Amaru Hostal #1.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2011

I was travelling alone (it was unexexpected thos way and i'm a 23 year-old woman), everyone helped me when my travel agency wasn't on time or clear. The free wi-fi and free hot coca tea at all hours were a plus! Thanks for a warm welcome and relaxing atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2011

Really nice hostel and rooms. Clean! Very nice and helpful personal. Location is as well very good. If you want to save some money you can have a look also at Mallqui. The same hostel chain as Amaru, the same standard. We have stayed longer as we planned in Cusco and unfortunately Amaru was booked out so we got offer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2011

From our internet connections to our final day Amaru Hostal was great! We stayed in both 1 and 2. Four nights in Amaru 2 before our Inca Trail and two nights in Amaru 1 after our trek. We loved them both. They are the same price but #1 is a little fancier, #2 a little more casual feeling. I liked... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Two blocks away from the main plaza in the hearth of the ancient district of San Blas. Colonial-style house with gardens and the best views of the city. Friendly and professional staff, confortable rooms and yummy included breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amaru Hostal

Address: Cuesta San Blas 541, Cusco 001, Peru
Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Price Range: $57 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Amaru Hostal 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Amaru Hostal Cusco
Amaru Hostal Hotel Cusco
Hotel Style:
#5 Best Value Hotel in Cusco
#23 Business Hotel in Cusco
#24 Family Hotel in Cusco
#28 Romantic Hotel in Cusco
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