We stayed at Los Apus from June 13 through June 18 and then an extra night after the four-day Inca Trail hike. The hotel is a converted Inca temple and is beautifully decorated with some original Inca artifacts. Reservations and questions prior to our trip were quickly answered and arranged. Their daily rates were very reasonable and the reason we decided to stay for five full nights to acclimatize prior to our Inca Trail adventure. The hotel manager, Sr. Luis, and the rest of the front desk staff, were very helpful and accommodating throughout our stay. The breakfast server, Victor Hugo, always made sure our order of eggs was cooked to our liking and made sure preferred items were available. The hotel provides a complimentary breakfast with eggs made to order. There was also 24-hour set up of coca tea, which really helped us combat altitude sickness. We had two different rooms, both with balconies, which we loved despite the cold temperatures. The rooms were cold at times as the central heating did not appear to be working during our stay. The hotel staff provided us with space heaters during our stay, which did the job of warming the room and our Floridian blood. The bathrooms had great water pressure and hot water and were always well maintained. The rooms were on the small side but we saw bigger ones without the balcony. We loved the location in the San Blas neighborhood. It was close to everything yet away from the noise and hustle of the main square. The main square was a quick 7- minute walk. There were plenty of convenience stores, restaurants and laundry places nearby. The hotel kept our bags and valuables while we went on the Inca Trail. They have a secure safe in the reception area and we did not hesitate to leave our valuables and excess currency with them. When we got back, we were received with the key for the same room we had vacated 4 days earlier. Our luggage was already in our room. This was really a nice touch, as we just wanted to shower and collapse in bed after the trail and Machu Picchu. All in all, I highly recommend this hotel for your stay in Cusco.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Award winning cosy colonial hotel located 3 blocks from the main square, twenty nicely decorated rooms, central heating system, four rooms with balconies. All with wooden floors, german soundproof windows, swiss fire+soundproof room doors, extra-long beds (205cm), 32" LED Tv's with cable, in room safe, free WIFI, smoke detectors, direct dial telephone and private bath with tub or shower. El Mirador Restaurant & Bar and its terrace for unforgettable landscapes, or the cosy El Patio Restaurant, featuring international and regional cuisine. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Los Apus Hotel And Mirador
- Los Apus Cusco