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Cusco - Hostel Amaru

Cuesta de San Blas 541, Cusco, Peru

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Overall Rating 92%

From 2 Reviews

Hostel rating (2)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 95%
Cleanliness 95%
Location 100%
Security 95%
Service 90%
Comfort 75%
Green rating 95%

Amaru Hostal is a colonial style house located in the hearth of the San Blas District, just two blocks and a half from Cusco main square.

  • Private
    From $50.00
10 or more people?

Cusco Hostel

Hostel Cusco

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Amaru Hostal is located in the heart of the artists neighbourhood, "San Blas". Our special colonial and republican architecture provides our guests with a quiet environment with gardens and beautiful panoramic views just two blocks from Plaza de Armas in Cusco.

Rooms at the Amaru Hostel feature local Peruvian décor and bold colours. All have en suite bathrooms, while superior rooms have a private balcony with views of Cusco. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas.

Guests can enjoy a daily American breakfast with fresh fruits, juices and rolls, or relax with a cocktail at the hostels bar. Due to its central location, local restaurants and bars are within walking distance. The hostel is situated 5km from Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport, and 1 km from the Garcilaso football stadium.


Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 4 stay free.
  • Children under the age of 10 qualify for a discount on the advertised price at check-in.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • A discount of 10 % of rates quoted is available to members on arrival.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Garden
  • Terrace / patio

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Basic Shop
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Luggage Room - Available post check out
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open 24 hours

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +5184225933

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Plaza de Armas (Less than 500 m)
  • Saqsayhuaman (3 to 5km)
  • Machupicchu (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions



Hola, me encanto la estancia en el hostel, impecable todo, incluido el desayuno, todo super recomendable! EXCELENTE!!!!


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Olga Lorena,

Thu 28 Jul 2016

Hola, me encanto la estancia en el hostel, impecable todo, incluido el desayuno, todo super recomendable! EXCELENTE!!!!


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Olga Lorena,

Thu 28 Jul 2016

Great hostel. A tad expensive but so is Cusco overall.


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Tue 16 Feb 2016

A excepción de un par de problemas por el tema de sistema de Hostelling, y que no encontraban reserva, todo muy bien.


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Tue 22 Sep 2015

El hostal está muy bien ubicado en el barrio de San Blas en una pequeña cuesta pero a 1 o 2 cuadras de la Plaza de armas caminando derecho (imposible perderse). La gente es muy amable, cualquier problema que tengas te intentan ayudar lo mejor que pueden. Las habitaciones son agradables, cómodas y limpias. Muy Recomendable.


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Tue 13 May 2014


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • City Centre (At or next to the hostel)
  • Local market (500m to 1km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (500m to 1km)
  • National / State Park
  • Nightlife (Less than 500 m)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500 m)
  • Shopping area / Mall (500m to 1km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500 m)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site
Getting to us

Getting to us

Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport - 15min drive
Bus station is 10 minutes by taxi and 30 minutes walking distance.
Alternate Transport
Book at least 1 night accommodation you will have the airport transfer included. Contact for details
The hostel is located 25 mins from Poroy train station.

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