You might be surprised at what you can find in Peru regarding hotels, the variety will surprise you and there are many different types from which to choose. The City of Cusco in the Andes Mountain range in Peru is famous for many things, from Inca Ruins to beautiful Churches and a skyline that would remind you of the old European cities. So now, let us take a look at some of the best hotels in Cusco Peru and get some inspiration to take a tour to Peru.
We will start with the best of the best, with the five-star luxury that you should not miss the chance to stay if you cannot stretch the budget to the five-star hotels you should at least visit and have afternoon tea or a cocktail. The first hotel we simply must mention is the Belmond Monasterio hotel. The hotel is the ultimate in luxury, built in an old Spanish Colonial house; the hotel has been fully refurbished and features all the modern luxuries that you will need. The hotel also features its own small chapel, which is available to weddings. If you are worried about the altitude than this is the hotel for you as oxygen can be pumped into the rooms.
One block up from the Monasterio hotel is the Belmond Palacio Nazarenas, this also is housed in an old Spanish Colonial house but also features a swimming pool, spa, and wellness center, and some fine restaurants. Set among lovely gardens the hotel’s rooms are renovated into the colonial style.
No article would be complete without a mention of the Casa Cartagena Hotel and Spa. This recently renovated house is the ultimate in luxury with the price to match. This beautiful hotel is the perfect location for a honeymoon or a very special occasion. Spend some time in the Spa and get spoilt with a luxurious massage.
Not far away is the JW Marriot, this hotel actually has some Inca walls in some of the rooms, but not only are the rooms great to look at but the reception features one of the most fabulous light instillations that you will see in Peru. There is a central patio that features a fire pit that is lit at night and drinks are served around the fire. The hotel has some fine antiques in the common areas for you to admire.
Located in front of Corichanca and Santa Domingo Church is the Palacio del Inca, formally the Libertador, this grand hotel is decorated in Spanish colonial style. The hotel features some of the best examples of Spanish antiques in all of Cusco. The covered patio also houses the reception and waiting area. Even if you do not stay there, go and visit for the antiques alone.
Next is the Aranwa, again housed in a Spanish colonial building and again with an impressive art collection. See many religious works of art like paintings, statues, and many other beautiful antiques. The Aranwa´s rooms are beautifully decorated in the Spanish style but feature all the modern amenities. All these hotels are worth a visit even if you do not plan to stay.
There are not only five-star properties that are worth your dollar, but there are also some stunning four-star hotels in Cusco Peru to consider. The Costa del Sol is a great hotel in the heart of Cusco city; some of the rooms have city views and are very clean and comfortable. Take advantage of the lower prices and the hotel is situated in a colonial house.
The Novotel also features in Cusco, with a large if a not modern hotel in the center of the city. The hotel is the perfect location to spend a couple of days in the historical city.
Not only are there luxury hotels in Cusco you will also find many cheaper hotels and backpackers that are always full of travelers and young folk partying and walking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.
Now that we mention Machu Picchu, there are many five star properties that are worth your time and money. The views from some of these hotels are something that you will not easily forget.
Travel to Cusco and take a Cusco city tour, see all the city has to offer, including the Cathedral, Korichonca, the Inca Temple in the center of the city and the ruins of Sacsayhuaman, Puka Pukara and Qenko just a short drive from Cusco. Also, while in the Cusco area sees the Sacred Valley of the Incas, located as the name suggests in a valley, with the most magnificent landscape you will see anywhere and some of the most spectacular Inca ruins there are.
As you can see there is no shortage of hotels in Cusco Peru, something to cater to every budget for the inexpensive to the luxurious you will find something to suit. Get to know Cusco Peru Travel and the hotels and book your tour to Peru today.