Guesthouse & Apartments in Cusco
A visit to Cusco will take you high into the mountains of Peru. It is located at over 11,000 feet above sea level and close by to the breathtaking Urubamba Valley of the Andes. Long ago, Cusco was the capital of the ancient Inca Empire. Although no longer in existence, the evidence of this culture can be seen in Cusco through the people, their customs and the great array of fascinating monuments and architecture, most notably Machu Picchu. This popular touristic site rises almost 8,000 feet above sea level and is still largely intact. The city of Cusco itself is a mountain town filled with colorful markets, clothing and foods that reflect the Andean people. If there in the winter (beginning in June), don't forget to bring warm clothes as temperatures fall well below what you would expect . Accommodation in the city is amongst the most authentic in Latin America, with the absence of hotel chains Cusco guesthouses are the most popular option for visitors. Those hoping to go further off the beaten track should also try an apartment in Cusco, and live amongst the real natives of this ancient and fascinating town.
Find great, affordable guesthouses in Cusco with Wimdu
If you want to get a really close experience with the local culture in Andes, think of staying at a guesthouse in Cusco instead of a hotel. In a hotel, you are one of many different tourists or travelers who only get a few moments here or there of personalized attention. This is not the case in a bed and breakfast. A guesthouse host is able to pay close attention to their guests. Cusco guesthouse establishments have much fewer clients than hotels and are able to provide an personal touch. To find a great guesthouse in Cusco, simply do a search on Wimdu. You will see a great list of the accommodation options, with reviews, photos and offered amenities, upon reviewing these you can then make an informed decision and book your perfect guesthouse in Cusco.
Rent a room or apartment in Cusco from a local resident
Getting to know a new city is tough, and getting trapped in a tourist bubble, moving from your international hotel to the next attraction every day, is just as difficult. However by taking one of Wimdu’s many listed apartments in Cusco, you are immediately adding more independence and authenticity to your stay. Renting an apartment in Cusco from a local places the money raised through tourism back into local hands and away from the multinational chains. In return you get a more homely place to stay, and access to the best source of information on the real city, a local. If this isn’t enough to sway you then perhaps the money you can save or the access to household appliance that you holiday rental can provide are persuading factors. So why not check out our listings of Cusco apartments and book your ideal accommodation today!