The Hotel Monasterio is only a ten-minute drive from the airport and just two blocks from the Plaza de Armas, Cuzco's central square, where the cathedral and most important museums are located.
This unique hotel museum is an architectural treasure built on Inca foundations with a beautiful chapel adorned with extraordinary gold ornaments. It combines the solemnity of a colonial monastery with the luxury, elegance, comfort and excellent quality of a modern five-star hotel
Cuzco (Cusco) is surrounded by the wonders of nature and impressive architectural ruins. Visit the Main Square, where you can purchase colourful crafts and appreciate the curious and charming design of the stone walkways and streets, as well as the beautiful arcades where shops and craft boutiques offer varied souvenirs, designed by local craftsmen.
Other options available to our more adventurous visitors, in addition to visiting Machu Picchu, include a canoe ride on the Urumbamba River or trekking along the Inca Trail. Hot springs in the nearby town of Aguas Calientes give weary tourists the chance of a relaxing bath.
Getting to Monasterio
The best way to get to the hotel is by car, which normally takes between 15-20 minutes. Hotel Monasterio can provide a car transfer service from the Airport to the Hotel Monasterio.
You also can take a taxi provided by a company.
The nearest car rental company (located at the arrival lounge of airport) is AVIS.
The directions for driving to airport are as follows:
Please take Av. Velazco Astete north direction, turn right and take Av. 28 de Julio (also north direction). Continue to Alameda Pachacutec, Av. Sol, Plaza de Armas, Santa Catalina St., turn left to Santa Catalina Wide Street to finally turn left to Calle Palacio which the hotel is located.
Hotel Monasterio has 126 rooms including 91 Deluxe Rooms, 17 Standard Rooms, 12 Junior Suites, 1 Deluxe Suite, 2 Royal Suites and 3 Presidential Suites. The decorations and furnishings are a tasteful combination of colonial and modern styles. Each room has:
- Telephone (with an extension in the bathroom)
- Central heating
- Personal in-room electronic safe
- Cable TV
- Fire detectors
- Superb furniture to fulfill your every expectation of comfort, relaxation and beauty
Laundry and Room Service are available 24 hours a day.
Restaurants and Bars
Hotel Monasterio offers various dining option for its guest. Illariy Restaurant, which is adjacent to the Main Square/Courtyard, is open for lunch and dinner. El Tupay Restaurant is the location for our well known Buffet Breakfast and our Saturday Inca Dinners. The Lobby Bar boasts a large variety of the best quality liquors, cocktails and refreshments, which our skilled bartenders are pleased to prepare for you.
Hotel Monasterio is certified by the Safe Quality Food Institute with a SQF2000 Level 3, the highest possible award.
Hotel Monasterio offers coffee breaks, cocktails and gala banquets, according to the occasion. There is a choice of rooms for meetings, receptions and congresses, all of which are provided with audio-visual equipment, fax and Internet services.