The most authentic and unique hotels in Peru, chosen by National Geographic Traveler editors
Mid-17th- century architecture plus up-the-minute creature comforts in one of Cusco´s most elegant neighborhoods. (writer Pablo Neruda once lived in this rambling home) Not only is there a wealth of historic sites to explore in the area, the steep-cobblestone-alley neighborhood of San Blas- filled with artists and their workshops- is a short walk away. An oxygen-enrichment system (costs extra) helps guests acclimate to the high altitude. Spa. Restaurant, 16 suites incl. breakfast, sauna, hydromassage, daily aperitif and hors dòeuvres, WI-FI, local phone calls.