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“Nice place, decent breakfast and close to all the attractions”
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Don Bosco Hotel
Ranked #40 of 393 Cusco B&B and Inns
Reviewed 25 February 2012

This is a nice little hotel with high ceilings and spacious rooms. The hotel is only 5 mins away from Plaza de Armas, but the walk is steep. It can be very hard especially on the first day. However this did prepare us for the trek up to Machu Picchu. We wanted to stay here again after our trek, but unavailability caused us to look for another place.

  • Stayed: May 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 16 February 2012

- good location, near la Plaza des Armas (Esquina del Colegio Salesiano, a 200 metros de la Plaza de Armas de Cusco) but uphill
- great building, a former college, very high ceiling rooms
- unbeattable view over Cuzco
- very friendly staff, very knowledgable and helpful
- very very reasonnable price, request a discount from the listed price
- good breakfast
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  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 14 February 2012

the best hotel I´ve ever stayed in. Beautiful building, very clean toilets and hot showers etc., night security, excellent socializing areas, good food, 5 mins walk from central plaza. Amazing staff and friendly.Fantastic.

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 7 January 2012

The hotel has long corridors, artistic decor and readily available coca tea. What was most impressive was the hotel staff. They were very helpful and we got lots of good tips about local restuarants to eat in and places to shop. The view at night was great and it is affordable if you are okay with walking 5-10 mins from the Plaza. Or you can catch one of the numerous taxis milling about.

Room Tip: Ask for a room facing the plaza to have a great view at night.
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  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 December 2011

PROS
- Great looking and unique hotel
- Breakfest was good
- Clean rooms

CONS
- Room was cold
- Personal items were stolen - For two days they were working in our room and during this time underwear (yes! lol), socks and t-shirts went missing as my girlfriend was drying her stuff.
- The hotel is on a hill, but directly above the Plaza de Arms. Please note the location was still conviniet and close to the main attractions.

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We were traveling for a month across South America and this was the only place where our stuff went missing. Unfortunately this was a great looking hotel with clean rooms and great breakfest, but since our stuff was stolen I have to give the hotel a one star.

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  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 December 2011

I found the location typical. Everything in Cusco is uphill. I say suck it up or pay the $1.30 to take a taxi. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The rooms are very clean. I agree the floors are creaky (so get the room on the top floor) and the school is noisy (although only during the day). I also found the light in the bathroom limited. Cindy was amazing. Remember you can haggle a bargain with almost everything in Cusco.

  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 September 2011

Excellent staff and a wonderful hotel, excellent value for money. Hotel was close to the main square, only downside is that the hotel is uphill which can be tough during your first few days aclimatising. With this in mind, it would have been handy to have somewhere nearby for dinner.

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled with friends
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Address: Teodoro Huaylupo 104 | Esquina del Colegio Salesiano, a 200 metros de la Plaza de Armas de Cusco, Cusco, Peru
Region: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #40 of 393 B&Bs / Inns in Cusco
Price Range: £27 - £50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Don Bosco Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Don Bosco Hotel is located in a restored colonial building at the edge of Cusco’s historical centre. It features rooms decorated with a traditional 18th-century floor, some offering panoramic city views.Guest rooms at the Don Bosco are equipped with flat-screen TVs with cable channels, radio and minibar. The private bathrooms include a hairdryer. ... more   less 
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