San Blas single +views from veranda

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1 Bed

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9 days for if you book for 7.
4 weeks if you book for 3.
6 weeks if you book for one month.

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Your cozy curtain room

Your cozy curtain room

The Space
Accommodates: 1
Bathrooms: 3
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Room type: Private room


Cleaning Fee: $5
Security Deposit: $100
Weekly discount: 0%
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

Because of Airbnb's minimum price, we cannot set the deals to run automatically, but book for the shorter timescale, & the free periods will be added automatically by us when you come.

Please read everything before booking. Even if you have read one of my other listings, sometimes they are different.

We have so many rooms for every budget in our beautiful homes that we are sure to have a room for you. If you want a quiet but friendly place, where you can meet great people and retire to the comfort of your own private space, in a great location close to the city centre but away from the crowds and the traffic, then please check out all our rooms -
just click on my photo to get to my profile and scroll down the left column. You'll see photos from 3 of my listings and below them, in small red letters, it says "View all listings." Click on this link.
There's a reason why Casa Mirador has such a good reputation around Cusco.

Discounts for long term stays. Please ask.


It is important that you read ALL the information below.

This is a cozy private space for people on a budget who want to use the facilities of our beautiful house. We are located 5 minutes walk from the Plaza San Blas and have spectacular views over Cusco.

This small private sleeping space is ideal for a single person on a budget, looking for the convenience of a well equipped and friendly house. You will have your own private sleeping area for less than the price of a noisy shared dorm room in many Cusco hostels. The house is beautiful and the views of Cusco from the veranda are magnificent. There is a bed and minimal furnishings in your room. It is a room behind a curtain. It is not a physical room with a door. It is perfect for some people but not for others. Some people have lived in this room, the longest time was for 3 months and the person was very happy here.

Please look at the photos carefully so that you are sure that it is right for you.

Located in a quiet and safe residential area close to the city centre, and within walking distance of all Cusco´s major archaeological sites, Casa Mirador is the perfect place to stay.

This is a quiet but social house, with 7 rooms and a great mix of people from all over the world: Europe, America, Peru, Australia, Japan, etc... Some work here, some are just passing through. But together we keep the place nice for all of us and it´s a friendly place. If you are looking for a home for your stay in Cusco then this is the place for you.

A small bed with sheets, blankets, pillow & a duvet.
A small set of draws, one with a lock for small valuables (if you have larger valuables that you would like us to look after, this would be possible)
2 hooks to hang coat/bag
Boxes under the bed to store some things
Space to move & put luggage
Excellent wifi (you have the best wifi in the house as you are near the router)
HOT showers in bathroom close to the room

Full use of the rest of the house, including:
well stocked kitchen including blender & new oven
very hot showers in all bathrooms (there are 3 you can use)
good quality wifi throughout the house
huge veranda with amazing views across Cuzco
cozy living room & dining area with desk
cheap laundry 30 seconds from house.
help with local information
... and of course the company of all the wonderful people who live here

It is worth noting that the living room is often quiet & empty and so would be ideal to work in if you need to

Q:How much privacy will I have in the curtain room?
A: The curtain is thick and sturdy and other people don't go in there. You will have as much privacy as you need.

Q: How much space is in the room?
A: Please refer to the photos. The area is not large, but there is enough room to manoeuvre and store your luggage.

Q: Will my belongings be safe in the curtain room?
A: The people living in the house are trustworthy. There is a draw with a lock and if you have anything that you need us to store for you then we can do this.

Q: Where is the curtain room located?
A: It is located above the staircase on the middle floor of the house. The kitchen is downstairs and there are bedrooms and a bathroom on this floor.

Q: How noisy is it?
A: The house is generally quiet. Obviously, in a shared house, we cannot guarantee that something won't disturb you, but mostly people pass by the room with respect for the fact that people are staying there and other people have been able to live for long periods quite happily in the space. If you ever find that you are being disturbed excessively, then we ask you to speak to us and we will try to resolve the issue. The noisiest times are usually when people are getting up and dinnertime.

Q: If I wanted to move into another room in the future, would that be possible?

A: Of course, if another room becomes available then you could choose to upgrade.

Guest Access


Primarily, people looking for the home comforts but who are on a budget.
The room is NOT suitable for:
More than 1 person
People who are looking for a dosshouse! We will expect you to respect the other people here as we ask them to respect you, and you will be expected to clean up after yourself as other people do as well.

Interaction with Guests

We can provide local information and help with your stay in the area. If you would like, we can sometimes show you some of the key areas in the town.
You can choose how much you want to socialise with the other people who live here. We sometimes go out together and there are 3 common areas, the living room, the veranda and the kitchen. We usually find that people who like socialising meet together, but if you prefer your stay to be a bit quieter, then you can retire to your room. The choice is yours.

The Neighborhood

The property is located in a quiet & safe residential area with small shops & huge Inka stone and garden where people sit and relax. There is private security patrolling the area at night and it is one of the better areas of the city. There is very little traffic here so there are no honking horns and the air is fresh. But you are close enough to walk to all the major places of the city.
San Blas market 3 mins walk.
San Blas square 5 mins walk.
Plaza de Armas 10 mins walk.
Sachsayhuman 20 mins walk.
Transport to Pisac & Sacred Valley 10 mins walk.
Bus to airport 5 mins walk.
Taxi from bus station or airport around 4-10 soles, depending on how good your haggling is!!

Getting Around

Please note:
Cusco is built in a valley between 2 mountain ranges. Most residential areas are up from the centre, as this house is. We usually walk to & from the town, but when necessary, taxis can be hailed to bring you home. From the road there are some steps up to the door so if you have mobility questions, please ask.

Other Things to Note

Sorry for the strict cancellation policy. Because our rooms are often taken on a long term basis, cancellations hit us hard so we have to implement this.

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House Rules

Please remember that this is a home, not a hotel, even if you're only staying a few days. It's actually several homes all within the same building. Many people live here long-term and we all live our own lives. In order that the house runs nicely for all of us, we all clean up after too! We have a cleaner that comes in once a week, so there are no chores, just respect for all the guests and that we all want a nice place to stay. And it is. Almost everybody that has stayed here has respected this and we are so grateful to them.
That goes for noise too. Most of us socialise, but not all at the same time, so keep noise to a minimum if you come in late at night or leave early morning.
Please keep your room in decent order and respect the items provided. Damages must be paid for. You are renting the room as you would in a home, not a hostel, environment. Your room will be clean when you move in, and equipment is provided for you to maintain this. If you don't have time to clean your room then you can ask our cleaner and pay her independently.
Similarly with bedding, we provide this, and a towel if you need one, but we don't have enough for spares, so if you are staying long term, you can launder the sheets as needed.

No smoking in the house.

And, enjoy your time in Cusco!

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Cusco, Peru
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