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El Mercado Hotel

Cusco & the Andes

Rating: Deluxe    

El Mercado Hotel overview

El Mercado Hotel is built on the site of a former market from which it gets its name. It's a stone's throw from the Plaza da Armas, Cusco's main square, so is well-placed for your city stay. The hotel is built in a traditional colonial style and the interiors have been created by Jordi Puig, a well-known Peruvian designer.  

Accommodation is a mix of superior rooms, junior suites and suites, all with original features that provide character and charm. En-suite bathrooms are standard. Suites are especially spacious and have a private sitting room or terrace.

La Taberna is the hotel's inviting bar, a great place to relax after a busy day out sightseeing. The restaurant, La Bodeguita, serves delicious fresh food and there are separate breakfast and coffee lounges. The hotel also has a large courtyard where you can sit and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere. 


Open:  El Mercado Hotel is open all year. It first opened in July 2013.

Location:  El Mercado Hotel is in central Cusco just a 3 blocks from the main square.

Rooms:  There are 32 rooms in all including superior rooms (doubles and 8 twins), junior suites and suites. All can accommodate 2 adults and 2 children (up to the age of 10 years). All have en-suite bathroom, heater, coffee maker, safe, TV, Wi-Fi and phone. Junior suites also have a TV room while suites have a second bathroom and living room or terrace. The design is colourful and contemporary.  

Activities:  Sightseeing in and around Cusco, shopping. There are many restaurants, bars and shops within walking distance. Reception staff can arrange excursions and sightseeing tours.   

Facilities:   The hotel has a restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and a separate coffee lounge. Fresh fruit juices of your choice are blended to go with your breakfast each morning. Large open fires provide welcome heat on cool evenings. There is a cosy bar and an inner courtyard open to the sky. The hotel offers a laundry service and the reception is staffed 24 hours a day.

Dining:   Meals are eaten at individual tables.

Children:  Children of all ages are welcome. 

Health:  Cusco is not a malarial area.

Communication:  There is free Wi-Fi internet access in all guest rooms.  

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Mr David Hawkins (03/08/2016)

"Excellent location in the old quarter of Cusco. Well appointed. (But the religious and other decor is a bit weird.)"

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