• El Mercado, Peru

about El Mercado, Cusco

about El Mercado, Cusco

El Mercado is a contemporary boutique hotel set within an old market (‘mercado’) building, located in the historic heart of the picturesque city of Cusco. Each of the hotels 32 rooms is decorated in a modern style that is influenced by traditional patterns and colours, with bold artworks and wooden balconies looking out over the city.

El Mercado detail

Style

A modern boutique hotel within a historic market building.

Setting

Located in the centre of Cusco, within walking distance from most of the city’s restaurants and museums and the main Plaza de Armas. The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Machu Picchu is a short train ride away. 

Accommodation & Facilities

There are 32 rooms in El Mercado, including Twin Rooms, Double Rooms, and Suites. Each room is en suite and uniquely decorated with contemporary artworks and modern furnishings.

The hotel also features a bar and restaurant and large outdoor courtyard.

Dining

La Bodeguita, the hotels on-site restaurant, serves traditional Peruvian dishes, made using locally sourced ingredients. 

Activities

The hotels enviable location in the centre of Cusco means it is close to the many of the city’s main sites and attractions, including the cathedral, the Plaza de Armas and the Temple of the Sun. Once the capital of the Incan Empire, Cusco is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an ideal base from which to explore the Andean landscapes and the mystical ruins of Machu Picchu. 

Child Policy

Children welcome.

Want to stay here?

Contact one of our Destination Specialists to start planning your journey to include a stay here. Please note we recommend a budget of from £7,000 / $10,000 USD per person for our style of trip to this destination.

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