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El Virrey Boutique Hostal

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Shoeburyness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is located right in the Plaza de Armas and is therefore very central, this does of course mean you are exposed to the noises of city life. We booked a suite which has a small balcony overlooking the Plaza, a big sitting area and a big bathroom. The room has traditional furniture and wooden floors and was very...

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Staten Island, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Hostal is a small hotel on a main square of Cusco so I expected it to be noisy but it was not. It looks little bit shabby especially bathrooms but it was perfectly fitted our travel plans. And it was clean with free WIFI, free water bottles included and no disruptions in hot water and electricity. Very attentive stuff....

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Kenai, Alaska
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

There were many pluses to this choice for our family of 7. The location is perfect, it has charm, a pleasant staff, one of our better breakfasts and is very clean. The bedrooms we had were small but fine for a night. In no way can it be considered a hostel but rather a small, middle range hotel. Would we...

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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

The hotel was nice in every sense though being in the middle of the historical plaza meant some interesting noisy incidents. The hot water could be patchy, the wifi was terrible in our room though I will say the staff were very friendly and helped us no end. One thing to note, tour pick ups were not possible from hotel...

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Mexico
Reviewed 31 July 2016

The location is excellent and the staff are always friendly; however… Planned to leave early in the morning, we planned the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu. An electricity outage occurred a night before, apparently all downtown was affected, it caused lack of water in the rooms; The next morning the staff informed us that they had power plant and that it...

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Gold Coast
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This Hotel has two things going for it.. the location and the friendly staff and that is where it ends! Lack of reliable hot water and electricity left us eating breakfast by candle light and having cold showers. It was impossible to see around our room either as they are have virtually no natural light coming in, very tiny window....

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We had a great experience with El Virrey. My husband coordinated with Zoila prior to our trip and reserved the king bed room overlooking the Plaza De Armas. The view was fantastic - we had the same exact balcony and view as all of the restaurants that line the square! Several evenings, we bought sandwiches from local restaurants and sat...

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Cusco, Peru
Reviewed 4 June 2016

This hotel was right on the Plaza de Armas, so is VERY convenient to all activities on and around the square. It is a hostel, so don't expect all of the amenities you might find in a hotel. Hairdryer? Get it from the front desk. Need to store your suitcases for a few days while trekking? No problem! Store them...

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Vina del Mar, Chile
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed here the first day we arrived to Cuzco and I was very pleased with the service as my flight arrive early (5am) and they let me in although check in is at 10am. Since they had no rooms available at that time I set in the lobby and they gave me mate de coca and a blanket as...

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Reviewed 20 April 2016

El Virrey is located in the best place of Cusco. It is a simple hostal, with clean rooms and a very friendly staff. They are very flexible and cooperative, allowing you to leave your luggage there while you travel somewhere else (in my case, Machu Picchu).

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about El Virrey Boutique Hostal

Address: Portal Comercio 165 | Plaza de Armas, Cusco, Peru (Formerly Hostal El Virrey)
Region: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Price Range: $114 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Virrey Boutique Hostal 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Pay extra for a suite, we had room 205”
Kenselbow, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose a suite with a view to the Cathedral”
YuryGr, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“A lower floor so you have less stairs to negotiate your bags up!”
Kimberley7213, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get a room in the back for less noise”
bdiver2016, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Upgrading to the suite is well worth it. Better view, bigger bathroom with tub and more spacious room”
Brittany_Marie77, 30 Dec 2015 | Read review
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