From ancient Incan palaces, to Spanish-colonial retreats to quaint, antique mansions check out our carefully selected list of Peru’s best boutique hotels for under $95 USD per night!
Miraflores: Arawi Hotel ($95 USD)
Located in in the heart of Lima’s fashionable Miraflores district, Arawi Lima Hotel is a newly built property offering luxurious accommodation in a contemporary and sophisticated atmosphere. This boutique hotel is a short walk from the seafront and vibrant Berlin street and offers a number of beaches within easy reach.
Arawi Lima Hotel has 30 elegant rooms divided into four categories. The rooms are air-conditioned, come with king-size, queen-size or large double beds and feature a range of amenities, including flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi internet connection, safes and mini-bars. All rooms have en-suite marble bathrooms with complimentary toiletries and bathrobes.
Miraflores: Huaca Wasi Hotel Boutique ($80 USD)
Located in a quiet tree-lined street in the fashionable Miraflores district of Lima, with just six suites, Huaca Wasi Hotel Boutique is set in a restored rustic style mansion house just a few steps away from the Huaca Pucllana archaeological site. This charming boutique hotel is a short walk from many chic restaurants and boutiques, and is also ideal for visitors to the San Isidro business and financial district of the city. Lima’s magnificent seafront is just over one kilometer away.
Huaca Wasi Hotel Boutique has a small patio garden where guests can relax in the shade, and a comfortable lounge for moments of tranquility, where breakfast is served.
San Isidro: Duo Hotel Boutique ($58 USD)
Duo Hotel Boutique is a 20-room small family owned and run property located on a quiet street in the exclusive San Isidro district of Lima. Set in a carefully renovated neo-colonial style mansion, this charming boutique hotel offers luxurious accommodation in a privileged setting. Perfectly situated for visiting this spectacular city, the fashionable neighborhood of Miraflores is within easy reach, while major embassies, restaurants and boutiques are all close by, allowing for a quiet, comfortable and safe stay for guests.
Looking onto a beautiful courtyard garden with a small swimming pool and carefully tended trees and bushes, this handsome building has been painstakingly restored to maintain a balance between the original design of the 50’s and 60’s and modern furniture created especially for the hotel. Guests can enjoy fusion cuisine with traditional Peruvian elements in the Duo Bistro cafeteria, and spa services are also available, with a range of massages and treatments. There is also a meeting room for small and medium sized business events.
Cusco: Unaytambo ($84 USD)
Set in a magnificent colonial building built on the foundations of an ancient Inca palace, Unaytambo enjoys a prime location in the historic centre on Cusco, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This small boutique hotel is just a short walk from many of Cusco’s most important sights, including Qorikancha, (the Temple of the Sun), the Plaza de Armas, the Inka Museum and the Musuem of Religious Art.
Unaytambo Boutique Hotel offers guests wonderful city views from some of its rooms, while other rooms overlook the beautiful courtyard where breakfast and snacks can be served in fine weather.
Unaytambo Hotel’s 15 unique rooms are all individually decorated, featuring warm materials and fabrics, including colonial style noble timber furniture and local stone. Some rooms have fireplaces and all have flat-screen cable televisions, heating and en-suite bathrooms. Wi-Fi is also available.
Ollantaytambo, Sacred Valley: El Albergue ($84 USD)
El Albergue Ollantaytambo Hotel & Restaurant is a charming boutique property situated at the Ollantaytambo railway station, just a ten minute walk from the Ollantaytambo Inca temple and village. This romantic little hotel is ideally located for visiting the Sacred valley and Machu Picchu, as the famous Inca site is just over an hour away by train, while Cusco is also around an hour’s drive away.
Offering spectacular views of the mountains, the hotel’s rooms look onto beautiful gardens filled with fuchsia, passionflower, peach and avocado trees and visited by numerous species of hummingbirds. Albergue Ollantaytambo’s rooms have maintained the minimalistic traditional decoration of the original building, combining antique furniture with warm fabrics and noble wood flooring.
Albergue Ollantaytambo is dedicated to the ideals of conservation and eco-friendly tourism, and therefore runs its own farm, using traditional methods without agrochemicals or synthetic fertilizers. Guests are welcome to visit the farm and take part in activities if they wish. Much of the farm’s fresh produce is used in the hotel’s restaurant, forming a part of its natural cuisine with a selection of delicious Peruvian and European dishes.
Arequipa ($68 USD)
This outstanding 11-room property is set in a painstakingly restored mid-20th century mansion house, located in an exclusive, leafy neighborhood on the corner of a tree-lined avenue. Casa Arequipa is a boutique bed and breakfast establishment, offering luxurious accommodation in an outstanding setting. Ideally situated for visiting this historic city, Casa Arequipa is within easy distance of many of Arequipa’s most important sights, including the Plaza de Armas, the cathedral and the Goyaneche Palace.
Breakfast is served in the sumptuous upper floor dining room, which offers spectacular views of the Andes, while guests can enjoy beverages and cocktails in the spacious downstairs lobby.
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Please note: all prices are starting prices for LOW SEASON. Prices may vary.
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