Hotel Rojas Inn works to capture the look and feel of the colonial era, preserving the inn’s history as first an 18th-century home and then a monastery. It’s located just a couple of blocks north of Cusco’s historic epicenter, the Plaza Mayor. On walks around your hotel, you’ll run into impressive remnants of the city’s intertwined colonial and Inca history.
Los Portales Hotel Cusco is in one of the best parts of the city for visitors, located within walking distance of the city’s top historic and architectural attractions. This part of the city also has a number of museums where you can learn more about the history of the area.
El Mercado Hotel Boutique has 31 comfortable, modern rooms in a traditional, courtyard-style home. The communal area has decor that channels local folk art right along shabby chic furnishings. There’s also an outdoor patio with a similar atmosphere and shady areas to spend a quiet moment with a book. This boutique hotel is located a short walk from some of the city’s top historic attractions.
Casa San Blas puts you just a few steps from the 12-angled stone, a famous example of Inca masonwork. You’ll see plenty of examples of the blend of Inca and Spanish architecture in the vicinity, and staying in the historic city center makes it way for you to pack your vacation with history and art. The hotel is designed to blend in with the historic look of the neighborhood, and is in one of the first boutique hotels to open in Cusco.
SPIRIT OF THE WATER CUSCO TO PUNO (1 night, 1 day) An overnight escape aboard the stylish carriages of Belmond Andean Explorer departing from Cusco, across the giant peaks and wide open spaces of the highest plains of the Andes to reach Lake Titicaca – birthplace of the Incas. \Only operates on Tuesdays
All aboard the train hotel! You can choose from two different routes. One begins in Arequipa, continues to Puno, and ends in Cusco. The other travels the reverse route. You’ll make stops to tour Lake Titicaca and other points of interest along the way— these allow you to explore as well as stretch your legs. You’ll be accompanied by expert guides. \Only operates Thursdays
Tierra Viva San Blas offers 24 cozy and clean rooms in a renovated colonial building. San Blas is one of Cusco’s most visually inspiring neighborhoods, brimming with displays of the area’s native artistic talent. San Blas is also known as one of the city’s more relaxed neighborhoods, with plenty of excellent views of the city and places to stop for a good meal.