The new brand “Aranwa Boutique” hotel, opened in October 2010, is operated by Aranwa Hotels Resorts & Spas, one of the most luxurious hotel chains in Peru, known for their careful attention to their clients. Probably the best value luxury accommodation in Cusco, this elegant 5-star hotel is housed in a converted 16th century mansion and is decorated with colonial era furniture, impressive paintings from the Cusco school, and colonial gold-leaf plated carvings and sculptures. This boutique hotel is conveniently located right behind San Francisco square. Its rooms boast an oxygen system and a variety of soothing spa treatments available. This converted colonial mansion is situated at only short walking from the Cathedral of Cusco, at 10-minute by car from the airport.
This hotel was declared as National Historic Landmark, the former mansion once belonged to the bishop of the Cusco Cathedral, Alonso Pérez de Villarejo, has one of the best-preserved facades in the city. Its guests will delight in the stunning baroque elements such as its corinthian columns typically found on the edifices of convents and churches. In the midst of this historic building, its guests will enjoy the ultimate in comfort and attentive, personalized service.
Its guests can also take advantage of the wellness spa which offers a variety of treatments combining European and Inca methods, on-site there are; hair salon, steam room, dry sauna, and massage space. The hotel is focused on health and wellness which is incorporated into every aspect of the hotel, including its decor. In addition, its common areas offer warm atmosphere with soothing elements like color therapy, aromatherapy, and music therapy.
On the other hand, the hotel is also focused to offer a delicious combination of Peruvian and Andean cuisine with a modern twist provided at its excellent multicultural "Mishti" restaurant. Its chef pays special attention to flavor and presentation to create a great dining experience; also, its "Khasikay" bar has an innovative menu serving Andean-style cocktails, besides both national and international cuisine.
The "Aranwa Boutique" hotel has 43 rooms and suites decorated in a traditional style of a sixteenth century mansion. The suites are elegantly decorated with tasteful artwork and feature a separate living room and balcony. Its marble-floored bathrooms have large Jacuzzi-style baths, a Scottish shower, and heated floors to keep you warm at cold Andean nights.
Guests can also indulge with its organic bath products, bathrobes and slippers, and room climate control. Besides, its guests can also take advantage of the wireless Internet, satellite TV, telephone (for national and international calls), iPod dock / CD player, minibar, electronic safe deposit box, hair dryer, iron and ironing board in each room. Each of its rooms is equipped with an intelligent oxygen system to help to alleviate any stress on the body caused by the high altitude.