This place was great - the word hostel in its name does not do it justice. Should be B&B at the very least. Breakfast was very good (cereal, bread, and fresh fruit). The room was clean, not always warm but the provide a heater which does a great job, clean bathroom - shower takes some encouragement to get warm but good when it does heat up. Location is good, 10 min walk from Plaza de Arms (center of everything in Cusco). Is a steep hill up to it on a narrow road, but this is typical in all Cusco.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located only three blocks from the Plaza de Armas in the city of Cusco, El Balcon has a commanding view of the entire city, cathedrals, churches, mountains and the Ausangate glacier. El Balcon is a renovated colonial Casona that dates back to the 1630s built atop the preceding Inca terraces. Inca stone work and colonial balustrades mesh harmoniously around terraced gardens creating an atmosphere that is beautiful, historic and authentically Peruvian. Some of our amenities and services include free airport transportation, complimentary hot breakfast and buffet, laundry, and free yoga classes. We are happy to help with any travel arrangements so that our guests can experience the best that Cusco and the Sacred Valley has to offer. At El Balcon we strive to provide our guests with the highest level of hospitality so that they have all they need to feel comfortable at our family establishment. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Balcon Hotel Cusco