Entire home/apt

7 Guests

2 Bedrooms

5 Beds

Entire home/apt

7 Guests

2 Bedrooms

5 Beds

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About this listing

Big 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms duplex with historic flavor located only at six blocks walking distance from the Main Square (Plaza de Armas)! Fits up to 7 people. Fast WiFi, Cable TV in English and Spanish, Fireplace with daily wood supply, comfortable mattress and warm bedding. Fully furnished kitchen with refrigerator and microwave. Comfortably fits up to 7!

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The space
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 5
Check In: 12PM (noon) - 10PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: $15 / night after 2 guests
Weekly Discount: 12%
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The space

Welcome to this Private Duplex with 2 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms. This is the perfect combination of Modern and Rustic Swiss design cottage. This two floors apartment has a kitchenette with a stove, a refrigerator, a coffee machine, and a toaster. It comes with essential kitchen ware and utensils.
Decorated with antique furniture this apartment is ideal for families, groups of friends of up to 7 people.
NUMBER OF BEDS: The first room has a queen sized matrimonial bed. The second room has one matrimonial bed and a bunk bed. An additional single bed will be added in the first room for parties of 6 or 7 guests. Both rooms have closets and night stands with lamps. All bedding and towels will be supplied.
LOCATION & ROOM DISTRIBUTION: Located at only 6 blocks walking distance (10 mins. walking) from the Main Square, this apartment features 2 separate private bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, 1 kitchenette, 1 office room with a desk and a chair, and some additional seating, 1 large dining and living area where you'll find a round dining table with four chairs, living room furniture with a rug and the cable TV and modem.

The apartment is secure in a gated condominium where we also have other two apartments.
If you come by car, you'll be able to park your car right outside the condominium, but please remember that even though this is a gated cul-de-sac street, it is still a public -a not private- area.

STORAGE: We have an additional storage room right across the condominium. Guests with two reservations have access to this room for free. All other guests with only one reservation are subject to space availability and conditions. If you will be able to pick up your bags between the hours of 9am-6pm, please inquire.

Communication is an essential part of good travel experience, therefore we try to be there for you as much as we can possibly can. Our office is very close to the condominium and we can easily get hold by email, in person, by text or phone. We will provide you with a private number where we can be reached at all times, during your reservation.

All beds have cotton sheets, two alpaca blankets and comforters for extra comfort. Additionally I will be providing each bed with an extra fleece blanket. Bathrooms have bath towels and medium size towels. A hairdryer will also be provided.

PICK UP FROM/TO THE AIRPORT: We can coordinate your pick up from and return to the airport for an additional fee. Simply provide your flight information. .Our drivers are professional and experience local drivers with whom we have been working for years already. Make use of this service by providing your flight information after making your reservation. The cost for the service (20 soles) is cheaper than what they charge at the airport and we will even pay for your pick up from the airport if your reservation is a minimum of two nights. We'll monitor your arrival to the apartment where we will be waiting for you. Our driver will go to the airport with a sign on hand. The sign will have your name written on it (the name in your reservation or the one you will be providing us if different) -so after picking up your luggage, exit out throughout the airport door and look for your name in the outside crowd. The ride from the airport to the condominium is 15 mins approx. Please inquire if you have a particular request.

Only 4 blocks from the QORIQANCHA, an Inca fortress located on the main Avenue (Avenida El Sol), and 6 blocks from the main square (Plaza de Armas), this place is ideal for all visitors. Cusco, the Imperial City, is the departure point for beautiful excursions and walks that will be unforgettable: Machu Picchu, Sacsayhuaman, the Sacred Valley, the Manu Park and other beautiful places.
So come and join me in this wonderful ancient city!

-Check in time STARTS AT 12:00 PM (if your are coming earlier, please check with me first. I may be able to accommodate earlier arrivals if I do not have other guests checking out on that day).

-Check out time ENDS AT 10:00 AM.

Thanks for your consideration.

•Fully furnished kitchen with refrigerator
•Fireplace with daily wood supply.
•Coffee machine.
•Cotton towels and linens provided.
•Two alpaca blankets on each bed.
•Comforters and extra blankets.
•Dining Table with 4 chairs
•Antique furniture.
•Shower with hot water.
If this apartment is not available, check for our two other listings.

Almost everything could be done by walking -except going to airport or bus stations.

Guests have full access to a private fully furnished apartment.

Close to a lot (within walking distance from):

•Two Supermarkets
•The Qoriqancha (and Inca Fortress)
•Buses to Ollantaytambo and Urubamba
•Plaza de Armas (Main Square in the Historic Center of Cusco)
•Santo Domingo Church
•The Cathedral of Cusco (at the Main Sq.)
•La Valeriana Coffee Shop (one of the best)
•La Merced Church

•Perurail Wanchaq Station.
•Handicraft Markets.
•Money Exchange Houses
•Most Banks
•Mercado San Pedro
•Local bakeries (for fresh daily bread)
•Laundry (wash & fold same day service)
•Restaurants (Inka Grill, Los Toldos Chicken, La Cusqueñita, etc…)
•La Compania Church (oldest Jesuit Church in Cusco)
•Sightseeing tourist buses (@Main Sq.)
•El Baratillo (Saturday Flea Market)
•San Blas Neighborhood
•Museums and monuments,
and many more.

• PICK UP FOR UP TO 4 PEOPLE IN ONE CAR (at a reduced fare /20 soles)
• O/W OR R/T TRANSPORTATION TO POROY STATION (available for an additional charge).
• TOUR RESERVATIONS FOR SACRED VALLEY, MACHU PICCHU, CITY TOUR, MARAS MORAY & TIPON. We are able to offer an excellent tourist service in English or Spanish at a wholesaler price. Please inquire!

Our office is just across the street –literally! So if you need anything you could reach me easily and quickly. I personally meet every guest upon arrival and show them around the house.

Check in starts at 12pm. Checkout ends by 10am. I will be happy to accommodate earlier check-ins or later check outs if it doesn't conflict with another guest(s) leaving on your arrival date or coming on your departure date.

Cusco is a very cosmopolitan city full of tourism. However, the neighborhood in which the duplex is located has the local flavor and tranquility the center of town has already lost. Neither too far away from the Main Square (only 6 blocks walking distance /10 to 15 minutes), and neither too closed that you won't be able to sleep with all the activity and noise beating all night.
Only three blocks down the street is one of our favorite coffee shops, La Valeriana. It is open early for breakfast and lunch, and close late for dinner or supper. This is an inexpensive place where you won't feel rush. Wi-Fi is available.
Supermarkets are right outside the entrance gate

Feel like a local as you wander through the streets of Pavitos, Tres Cruces or along Avenida Grau. I'll share more of my favorites places and routes when you get here.

Cusco is not a tremendously big city that you need to take a taxi to be somewhere. Everything (almost everything) could be done by walking. But taxis in the city and around are not expensive, an excerpt from the airport, there are quite cheap.

The city is also full of buses, but I would not recommend them. They are usually crowded and you expose yourself to pickpockets.

Please note the following;

CHECK IN TIME: STARTS AT 12PM. Early check in may be available so please inquire. If it is not, you are welcome to drop your bags at my house, which is literally right across the apartment- and come back later.

CHECK OUT TIME: ENDS AT 10AM. If you are taking a late flight or a bus that usually leaves at night please let me know. You still need to empty the apartment by 10am, but could drop your bags at the storage room in my house and pick them up at an accorded time.

PICK UP FROM THE AIRPORT as a courtesy to our guests. We can coordinate your PICK UP from the airport (only). Simply request it after making your reservation by providing the following information to us.
(1) Flight company, (2) Flight number, and (3) Exact time of arrival into Cusco airport.
We will send our driver to meet you and bring you to your apartment. Our driver will be carrying a sign with your name on it. Simply look for your name after picking up your bags and exiting the airport.

Our driver's car is good for up to 4 people with regular bags *. If your group exceed 4 you will need a second car. We will arrange this service for you but you will have to pay for this extra car. The cost will be 20 soles, which is cheaper than if you were to hire a taxi from the airport on your own. Please inquire !

CURRENCY and EXCHANGE RATE The currency in Peru is EL NUEVO SOL. The exchange rate is approximately USD 1= S/. 3.30) If you bring American dollars or Euros, do not exchange them in airports or banks. Their exchange rate will be lower of what you could get in the streets, here in Cusco. However, and this is important, if you bring US dollars, make sure you bring NEW BILLS. All damaged or broken bills won't be accepted in Cusco.

Guest access

This is an entire two-floor apartment just for you.

Interaction with guests

Our office is nearby, right across from the apartments. You could stop by during office hours, we only request that you send us a text prior to your coming, just in case we are not there or we are doing some errands.

The easiest way to communicate with us is by text. works just fine with us. If you are not familiar with this service, simply download the free application and enter our contact information. (MONICA +) and send us a message. We'll reply right after we receive your inquire
You could text, call or send documents or pictures with this service. And it is FREE.

Other things to note

Please take note of the following:


Earlier check in or later check out may be available if no other people is coming after you or leaving out before you. Please inquire!

If the apartment of your interest is booked for your desired date, remember that I have other apartments equally similar with the same layout -except for apartment number 6 – that may be available. Check my other listings. I am sure I have another apartment equally beautiful and in the same place for you.
You can see them in the following links:

If this apartment is not available, please look at our other listings:






During the months of November to March the weather is very variable. A day in Cusco could start with plenty of sunshine and half an hour later it could be raining.
Also, we offer information and booking of the most popular tours around Cusco, like the CITY TOUR, the SACRED VALLEY TOUR, MARAS MORAY and SALINERAS, and TIPON ANDAHUAYLILLAS. Please inquire upon arrival or take a look at the house book provided at the apartments.
Private tours and drivers are also available. Check our list of services.
The weather varies according to the seasons. But things you should bring regardless of which season you come in, are:
-A good light weather jacket / or sport jacket.
-A light or sport raincoat jackets.
-Sunscreen and mosquito repellent for Machu Picchu.
-Good walking shoes.
-Cotton T-shirts
-Enough cotton socks
-And a copy of your passport to carry with you when out in the city. If you lose it you could always replace it easily.

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
May not be safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check in time is 12PM (noon) - 10PM

No toilet paper inside the toilet bowl. Use the trash can next to the toilet for all paper and garbage.

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs - Duplex apartment: two floors
Pet(s) live on property



Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

1 night minimum stay

141 Reviews

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Anthony User Profile
May 2017
Monica was a fantastic host. She had a map of the local area and was very informative. Would come back again
Monica Patricia User Profile
Response from Monica Patricia:
Thanks Anthony!
May 2017

Rachel User Profile
May 2017
Monica is a very helpful host. She offered help before we arrived Cusco. She provided details about tour and the neigborhood. She always give prompt response when we ask for help. We enjoy our stay in her house very much.
Monica Patricia User Profile
Response from Monica Patricia:
Thanks Rachel!
May 2017

Valentina User Profile
May 2017
Very good and helpful host!
Monica Patricia User Profile
Response from Monica Patricia:
Gracias Valentina!
May 2017

Carolina User Profile
May 2017
Monica's place is just fantastic Minutes walk from plaza de armas and in a quiet cool de sack location feels very safe We enjoyed our stay very much and Monica's welcoming was very warm and super informative!!! The neighbourhood knows of monica place so when you are booking any type of excursion you can let them know you are at Monica's and all is good We recommend you ask for heating as it can get cold at night if you get cozy in your pjs in the lounge! The bed it's comfortable and warm!!! Very warm we had great night sleep! Overall very secure location close to everything and a great host! We recommend highly!!
Monica Patricia User Profile
Response from Monica Patricia:
Thanks Carolina for being so appreciative. You were great! Thank you.
May 2017

Jose User Profile
April 2017
Monica is absolutely terrific. She made us feel right at home and gave us a great introduction to Cusco and a personalized map when we checked in. She also arranged a tour of the Sacred Valley for us and even coordinated our pick-up. She is truly fantastic. The home itself is lovely, spacious enough for four or five people and was exactly what we needed. The apartment is just a short and lovely walk (about 10 minutes) from the town center.
Monica Patricia User Profile
Response from Monica Patricia:
Thanks Jose, you were great from beginning to end.
April 2017

Alon User Profile
April 2017
A very nice place except for impossible showers with very low stream
Monica Patricia User Profile
Response from Monica Patricia:
Sorry about the inconvenience. You arrived on a long Holy Week weekend and it was hard to find a plumber. Problem is fixed now and the water is running properly.
April 2017

Amar User Profile
April 2017
Monica is simply amazing! Great communication, great advice, and a great host! Would highly recommend, especially for longer stays. 10 min walk to main plaza, and very cozy accomodations. Monica will help you with all your needs: transport to airport, advice on where to eat and shop, etc.
Monica Patricia User Profile
Response from Monica Patricia:
Thank you so much!
April 2017

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Monica Patricia User Profile

Psychologist, Anthroposophist and Theology interested. I was born in Lima, Peru but moved to New York when I was in my 20's. I travel often, but consider New York City my favorite city in the world .I have been living between Cusco and New York since 2010. I am fluent in Spanish, English and French and I prefer a peaceful and harmonious life.

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