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Antigua Casona San Blas, Cusco

Antigua Casona San Blas


Excellent standards without the big price tag

Our rating: Premium | Property style: Boutique Hotel

The Antigua Casona San Blas is a lovely colonial property with just 26 rooms, located in the trendy San Blas area of the city, a stone's throw from Cuzco's main attractions, bars and restaurants. The well-appointed rooms all come with modern amenities and central heating, and are furnished in stylish, colonial-style décor. The hotel is housed in a historic building with an Inca stone foundation and the central patio is a great place to relax or enjoy a pisco sour at the in-house bar. The hotel provides excellent value offering an elegant experience and first-class service.

Antigua Casona San Blas

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La Casona Inkaterra is an exquisite, private Relais and Chateaux 16th Century mansion just a block from the main Plaza de Armas with a small and peaceful plaza in front of it. With just 11 suites over 3 different categories, the hotel offers the most personalised and high-end service available in Cusco. The hotel has been carefully restored to maintain its historical heritage offering contemporary luxury, without sacrificing authenticity. Check in is completed in the guest rooms, which are spacious and elegantly decorated with colonial-style furnishings. All of the bathrooms are marble and have a free-standing bath and separate shower, the suites have honesty bars, a complimentary mini bar, LCD TV and DVD player; DVDs are available to borrow at reception. There is just a small dining area, and breakfast and afternoon tea is complimentary. While there isn't a bar as such, guests can order drinks and snacks from any staff member, anywhere in the hotel. This is a stylish, traditional property offering personalised service and beautiful rooms, however availability is often hard to come by so it is worth booking months in advance.

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Tours Featuring Cusco


Classic Peru

The classic itinerary takes in all of Peru’s southern highlights exploring a mixture of wildlife at the Ballestas Islands, nature and culture in the Sacred Valley and Lake Titicaca and, of course, world-class ruins
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Peru In Style

A grand tour taking in all of the country’s highlights in the utmost luxury. The itinerary features Peru’s most exclusive accommodation options with a focus on eco-tourism and unique experiences
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Wild Peru: Biking & Rafting

Enjoy Peru’s world-famous ruins, protected colonial heritage and stunning Andean scenery with this very active trip of hiking, biking and rafting, as well as some handpicked cultural tours to round off the experience
8 days from $5,229

Peru and Colombia: From the Inca Highlands to the Caribbean Coast

Enjoy ancient South American history in Peru, with an exploration of its Incan ruins, followed by some relaxation and immersion into current Latin culture at a coffee ranch and on Colombia’s Caribbean coast
14 days from $4,984

Peru and Ecuador: Macchu Picchu and the Galapagos

Focus on two of South America’s highlights: its rich biodiversity and its historic archaeological heritage. Explore two of the most famous examples of these, Machu Picchu in Peru and the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador
13 days from $6,188

The Best of Peru and Bolivia

Spend two weeks focussing on the highlights of neighbouring Peru and Bolivia. Explore the vast Salt Flats of Uyuni and grand ruins at Machu Picchu, crossing the border at Lake Titicaca that spans both Andean countries
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