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GringoWasi, Private Standard Room 1
GringoWasi, Private Standard Room 1


Private room

3 Guests

1 Bedroom

2 Beds


Private room

3 Guests

1 Bedroom

2 Beds

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About this listing

GringoWasi, offering the simplicity of being able to book complete packages, as well as full tour services for those that prefer to plan on their own, and all this while being able to experience a truly typical Andean farming village.


The space
Accommodates: 3
Bathrooms: 1 (Shared bathroom)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: 2PM - 10PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Private room

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: $9 / night after the first guest
Weekly Discount: 15%
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Description

The space

Welcome to GringoWasi, come unwind and escape in our relaxing B & B where we will tend to all of your travel needs. Located just 30 minutes outside of Cusco in the small village town of Huarocondo, GringoWasi is a quaint bed and breakfast where you can experience true Andean culture just outside your door. At GringoWasi you are close enough to all the major ruins and sites, yet away from the hustle and bustle of Cusco city life.
Some of the free services we offer here at GringoWasi are:

*Itinerary planning for your entire stay in the region
*In room Wifi (select rooms)
*Direct TV
*DVD library
*Filtered drinking Water
*Coffee and Tea available 24 hours
*Hotel booking in other locations like Aguas Calientes, Lima, and Puno
*Breakfast following each nights stay

Services offered for an additional fee are:

*Airport pick-up and drop off
*Private drivers into Cusco, the ruins and all major sites
*Travel preparations for Machu Picchu (including transportation to the train station, train and Machu Picchu ticket purchase)
*Typical Peruvian and International dinners
*Private or semi-private day tours (including Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Southern Valley and many other local ruins and sites)
*Laundry service

Whether you are looking for an all-inclusive package, lodging in a typical village, are interested in escaping the tourist vibe or if you just want a quiet place to relax after a trek, this is it. In our quiet town of Huarocondo you will enjoy peaceful nights, and beautiful scenery, Huarocondo is the perfect place for relaxing after a long day of exploring sites, and you can even sit in the main plaza without the worry of being bothered by vendors selling souvenirs. If relaxing is not your thing then you can take advantage of our rural location and explore the many trails around town, some of which wind through fields of choclo, potatoes, abas or quinoa. You can get a work-out hiking up one of the local mountains, or take a leisurely stroll to the local Incan terraces close to Zurite. If you are interested in seeing the many archaeological sites in the region, don’t worry, we can arrange tours or transportation to any place you may be interested in from Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley to the lesser visited sites like Tipon and Pikillacta. We can also arrange transportation to and from Cusco if needed and public transportation is readily available, for those preferring to get around on their own.


GringoWasi is not a hotel or hostel, but a true Bed and Breakfast, offering comfortable and spacious rooms that all include a full breakfast each morning. So if you are looking for an experience a little different from the normal tourist, are interested in local culture, or would just like a quiet place to call home for your visit, look no further than GringoWasi.

This spacious room features one double and one single bed, a table with two small chairs, one larger chair for relaxing, night stands, small armoire, towels, linens, down comforters, locally handcrafted décor, lockable storage, and shares a bath room with two other rooms. A full breakfast is included with your room and may include (subject to availability) fresh baked breads, fruit, ham, cheeses, jam, eggs, fruit juice, coffee, and teas. Hair dryers are also available upon request.

If you are unable to find availability for this room, or would like to check out some of our other rooms, please use the links below.

https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/502330

https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/707549

https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/502209

https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/712839

Guest access

Guests will have access to the main/shared room where we have areas for sitting and relaxing as well as a TV and laptop computer. Guests also have 24 hour access to the dining room, with access to filtered drinking water coffee and tea.

Interaction with guests

We live here at the property so you will most likely see us a lot, we always try and have dinner at the same time so that any guests wanting to, can join us for dinner. Breakfasts are a little different as, different guests need to leave at different times, depending on their schedules. Additionally, anytime we are not away transporting or taking guests on tours, we are here at the property.

The neighborhood

Huarocondo is a small rural town set in an agricultural valley, located mid-way between Cusco and the Sacred Valley, with the main attraction being the beauty, peace and tranquility. There are plenty of roads and trails for hiking and the largest lake in the Cusco region is just 11.5 km to the North East. Additionally there are two archeological sites close by, Andenes Zurite which is 5.6 km to the south and the trail to Wata is 5.5 km to the North West. The property is located just one block from the Huarocondo main Plaza where you can sample the local specialty of lechon or roast pig, and there is also a large colonial church on the main plaza that houses several paintings, that we have been told, are more valuable than the ones in the cathedral in Cusco.

Getting around

There are a few options for transportation in and out of town, depending on where you want to go. The first and easiest is for us to arrange a car and driver for you; this can be almost any time of day or night, and services range from basic transportation to full day tours.

There is also public transportation available in and out of town by either colectivos or buses. These start about 5:30am and will continue until either 6:30pm or 9:00pm depending on the route.

Other things to note

Our goal here at GringoWasi is that you to enjoy your vacation to the fullest, if you have any questions or need something, please don’t hesitate to ask. Just because we don’t “offer” something, doesn’t mean it is not within our ability to provide. We do our best to anticipate our guest’s needs but not all guests are the same, so don’t be afraid to ask.

We also send out a list of travel tips and other useful information after you have booked, sometimes this information will end up in your junk folder, so if you have booked with us, please check your junk folder after making the booking for additional information.


House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is 2PM - 10PM

At GringoWasi our guests comfort and enjoyment is our primary concern, with this in mind, please consider the following policies when planning to stay with us.

1.Smoking: Our property is completely smoke free, we value our guest health and due to the configuration of the property, smoke produced even on the patio tends to get into all the rooms, for this reason we ask that if you need to smoke, please step outside the property.
2.Payment: We accept two forms of payment here at the property. Visa cards are accepted and will be subject to a 6% fee. We also accept cash, either US Dollars, Euros or Peruvian Nuevo Soles.
3.Check-in: While our standard check-in hours are 2pm to 9pm, we can usually accommodate earlier and/or later check-ins, if we are notified in advance.
4.Check-out: We ask that all guests have their room cleared out by 12pm (noon) for cleaning. Late check-outs may be available upon request.
5.Quiet Time: In an effort to ensure all of our guests have a good night’s sleep, we ask that guests respect a quiet time between the hours of 10pm and 8am


Cancellations

Flexible

Cancel up to 24 hours before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.


Safety features
First aid kit
Lock on bedroom door

Availability
1 night minimum stay

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

36 Reviews


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Kayla User Profile
January 2016
Lyle and Lili are delightful host. They are extremely helpful and will assist you in any traveling needs/tips you may have. They truly are attentive to your every need. The area of their charming B&B is a picturesque, peaceful and quaint alternative to the busy and often crowded city of Cusco. I absolutely loved waking up to the beautiful green mountain side and the sound of the birds chirping.If I ever have the pleasure of making it back to Cusco region I know exactly where I will be staying! Ps. Lyle makes a mean breakfast!
Lyle User Profile
Response from Lyle:
Glad that you two enjoyed your stay as well as the breakfasts ;-)
January 2016

Billy User Profile
December 2015
Very accommodating and understanding host.
Lyle User Profile
Response from Lyle:
Thanks Billy, we hope that you are recovering well.
December 2015

Heidi User Profile
November 2015
I had a wonderful stay at GringoWasi. Lyle and Lily were absolutely wonderful to stay with. Huarocondo is a bit out of the way of Cusco, but Lyle and Lily provided great directions to get me into Cusco and up to Ollantaytambo to do the whole tourist thing. Even when I got adopted by a Urubamba family during my trek to Maras, Moray and Salinas, and ended up getting to Izcuchaca late, Lyle was gracious enough to come pick me up, even though the colectivos weren't going into Huarocondo that late. Only two things I would improve upon would be 1. Configuring the WIFI to make into the room I was staying. (Although I felt comfortable enough just to migrate into the common areas to complete wifi needed activities.) Dense walls prevented the wifi to reaching my room. Second was, the water went in and out, so either I had to be fast showering or have Lyle turn on the pump for water. Kind of an inconvenience, but Lyle was happy to turn on the pump. (Some sort of problem with the town, not necessarily GringoWasi's fault). Had a great time with them taking me into Cusco to see Lily's son's skateboard competition in addition to introducing me to the Huarocondo Lechon festival. Great place to stay if you're interested in venturing out outside the norm of the traditional "tourist".
Lyle User Profile
Response from Lyle:
Glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay overall and we were happy to help with your transportation needs. We are currently working on a solution for the wi-fi in room 1 and hope to have this issue resolved soon and yes, currently the town is working on upgrading the water system in the town and occasionally the water does have to be turned off, this is one of the reasons we installed the water pump and second water tank to be sure we have sufficient water for our guests. We are glad that you enjoyed the skateboard competition and the lechon festival, we enjoyed taking you with us and we hope that you got some good pictures.
November 2015

Heidi User Profile
November 2015
Description was very accurate. Lyle and Lily were great!
Lyle User Profile
Response from Lyle:
We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we enjoyed having you here with us.
November 2015

Simon User Profile
Simon
August 2015
Nice place in the mountains, but little long to the city, 30km. Difficult with transport. Big room, but the room was cold.
Lyle User Profile
Response from Lyle:
Sorry to hear that you felt we were located too far from the city, especially as this is the main reason most guests choose to stay with us, the fact that we are away from the noise and pollution of the bigger cities is generally seen as a positive thing, but we do understand that some people prefer to be in the city center. We hope that you enjoyed the remainder of your stay in Cusco as well as your visit to Machu Picchu.
August 2015

Helen User Profile
July 2015
Highly recommend for you to stay here. Had to see the mystical and local side of cusco. Lyle and Lilly are a great host and they go out of their ways to help you have a smooth sailing to the next destination. I might add Lyle is a great cook as well!! He rooms are super clean and you'll feel like you're lodging in the mountains.
Lyle User Profile
Response from Lyle:
Thanks Helen, we enjoyed having you here with us and were sorry to hear you were unable to make your trek, but I am sure you will enjoy your Jungle tour.
July 2015

Ian User Profile
June 2015
Lyle went above and beyond to make my short stay in Huaracondo a positive one. It's fair to say that I forgot I paid so little for such a delightful place to stay. As far as accommodations and travel resources, Lyle has it covered. He takes his B&B very seriously and you can see it in the way he communicates and takes care of his guests. I brought some potatoes from the organic market in Lima and he was more than happy to cook them up for breakfast. I couldn't have been more happy with my room and all of the other peripheral accommodations in and around the house. As far as getting to and from Huaracondo, it's best to travel during the day when you can take a collectivo or taxi for cheap. If you prefer a more comfortable option, Lyle provides transportation for his guests at set prices, though they are little higher than local transportation options. Overall, I was very pleased with my stay and was sad to go.
Lyle User Profile
Response from Lyle:
Glad you enjoyed your stay Ian, and I was happy to cook up the potatoes for you, heck they were one of my favorites anyway.
June 2015

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Lyle User Profile

My wife and I have enjoyed traveling for many years and have visited a lot of places around the world, recently we decided to enter the hospitality side and open our own bed and breakfast in Cusco. Being seasoned travelers, we know the value of a comfortable and quiet place to rest, at GringoWasi we and are dedicated to ensuring our guests are well rested and ready for their next day of exploring.

Response rate: 100%
(past 90 days)
Response time: within an hour