Orquidea Real Hostal
The Orquidea Real Hostal of central Cuzco occupies a renovated colonial house built on a foundation of stone walls built by the Incas. Accessible via an alley of stone steps in the San Blas neighborhood, it features panoramic city views, exposed wooden ceiling beams and efficient, amiable staff.
There are artists' sketches and working fireplaces throughout, including many of the guest rooms, which are appointed with private bathrooms, cable TV, safes, electric heaters and hair dryers. The ten guest rooms are simply decorated and some afford scenic views, while others abut an Inca stone wall.
Guests also enjoy access to free Wi-Fi, a computer with Internet access, laundry service, emergency medical assistance, medical oxygen and free pick-up service from the airport, bus station, San Pedro train station or Wanchaq train station. The company which owns the hotel is a tour agency which offers package tours to destinations in Cuzco and all across Peru.
The hotel is located in the historic center of Cuzco approximately three blocks from the Plaza de Armas. It is accessed via an alley of stone steps and is moments from the San Blas neighborhood, restaurants, bars, pubs, mini markets, banks and pharmacies. The airport can be reached via taxi in 15 minutes.
Food & Beverage
A complimentary American breakfast is served from 5 to 10 am in the on-site cafeteria which overlooks the city. It includes coffee, tea, milk, fresh orange juice, eggs, bread, butter and jam.
How To Get There
To get to the hotel by foot from Cuzco's Plaza de Armas, take Arequipa St. (to the right of the cathedral) south and take your first left onto Santa Catalina Ancha St. Follow this street for two blocks (its name changes to Ruinas St. on the second block) and straight ahead you'll see the stone stairs of the Alabado St. alley. The hotel will be about 70 feet up these steps on your right.
To get to the hotel from the Wanchaq train station, head northwest along Tullumayo Ave. for about three-quarters of a mile to the intersection with Ruinas St. On your right you'll see the stone stairs of the Alabado St. alley. The hotel will be about 70 feet up these steps on your right.
Amenities & Services
General:Breakfast, Coffee Shop, 24-Hour Front Desk, Lounge Area, Family Friendly.
Services:In-Room Safety Deposit Boxes, Train Station Transfer, In-Room Breakfast Option, Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN (free), Wake-Up Service, Laundry Service, Computers with Internet Connection, Tours and Excursions, Luggage Storage, Airport Transfer.
On-Site Activities:Massage Service.
Nearby Attractions:Sightseeing Tours, Nightlife, Cathedral, Trekking, Archeological Site, Historic Site, Shopping Area, Crafts Market, Museum.
Languages:Spanish, English, Italian.
Pick-up and Drop-off
Room rates include transfer from the airport to the hotel.
A transfer from and to the railroad station can be arranged at a surcharge of USD 14.00 each way.
Check-in and Check-out Times
Check-in time: 10am
Check-out time: 9am
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.
Children under 6 years of age can stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Cribs for children under 3 years of age are available for free.
Extra beds for children under 18 years of age are available at a surcharge of USD 14.
Extra beds for adults are available at a surcharge of USD 14.
Accepted Credit Cards
Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover.
Displayed room rates do not include a service charge of 10%.
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