Casa Escondida Chincana Wasi

Calle Pumacurco 635, Downtown Cuzco, Peru
Casa Escondida Chincana Wasi
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Hotel Description

The 17th century home that once sheltered the Peruvian national hero Mateo Pumacahua is now a charming hotel designed to offer tourists comfortable, secure and economical accommodations in the historic center of Cuzco.

La Casa Escondida Chincana Wasi, perched on the hill leading up to Sacsayhuamán, affords exceptional views of the city as well as an authentic colonial ambiance with the Spanish arches and columns that adorn its inner courtyard.

The guest rooms are appointed with quality furniture, private bathrooms, Wi-Fi, heating, cable TV and safety deposit boxes. Common areas include a lovely central courtyard, a TV room and a small sun room hidden up on the top floor. The bilingual staff are eager to help guests with everything from laundry service to medical assistance.


The hotel is located in the San Cristóbal neighborhood of the historic center of Cuzco, a steep uphill walk from the Nazarenas Plaza. It's close to the ruins of Sacsayhuamán and the San Blas neighborhood and is within walking distance of the Plaza de Armas.

Food & Beverage

The hotel serves a complimentary continental breakfast each morning. There is a bar and café on site and room service is available.

How To Get There

To get to the hotel from Cuzco's Plaza de Armas by foot, head northeast down Cuesta del Almirante St. to the left of the cathedral. Upon reaching the Nazarenas Plaza, take a left down Palacio St., which eventually becomes Pumacurco St. Follow this road for about three blocks. After crossing the third intersection you'll arrive at the hotel on your left.

Amenities & Services


Patio, Lounge Area, Family Friendly, Daily Newspapers, Ground-Floor Terrace, Coffee Shop, Cable/Satellite TV, Fireplace, Welcome Drink, Breakfast, Fountain, 24-Hour Front Desk, Garden.


Currency Exchange, Taxi Service, Laundry Service, Medical Assistance, Room Service, Photocopying, Ironing Service, Luggage Storage, Safety Deposit Box at Reception, Business Center, Tours and Excursions, Wake-Up Service, Bike Rental, In-House Car Rental, In-Room Safety Deposit Boxes, In-Room Breakfast Option, Fax, Computers with Internet Connection, Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN (free), Airport Transfer.

On-Site Activities:

Collection of Books.

Nearby Attractions:

Crafts Market, Historic Site, Hiking, Railroad Station, Cycling, Trekking, Art Galeries, Rappelling, Archeological Site, Monastery, Cathedral, River Trips, Nightlife, Museum, Gastronomy, Shopping Area, Sightseeing Tours, Planetarium.


English, Spanish.

Pick-up and Drop-off

Air Travel

Room rates include transfer from the airport to the hotel.

Road Travel

Room rates include transfer from the bus terminal to the hotel.

Hotel Policy

Check-in and Check-out Times

Check-in time: 12am
Check-out time: 10am


The hotel operates a non-smoking policy, but smoking is permitted in designated smoking areas.


Guests are not allowed to bring pets onto the property.

Extra Beds

Children under 5 years of age can stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Extra beds for children under 18 years of age are available at a surcharge of USD 15.
Extra beds for adults are available at a surcharge of USD 15.

Traveler Reviews (1)

The guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at the Casa Escondida Chincana Wasi. Below are opinions of guests that reflected their own experiences.

10.0 Review Score

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2nd trip to this hotel
we stayed here twice during a recent trip and found the hotel staff friendly and helpful and the rooms clean and well equiped. The location is walking distance from the centre but peaceful and quiet with great views.

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