The Inca Ruins of Machu Picchu is without a doubt one of the most visited sites in South America. If you are planning to visit the area you would most likely want to secure a room in the city of Cusco, Peru, which is the nearest city to the ruins site. Hotels in Cusco, Peru vary according to the type of accommodations you are interested in. There are however at least two upper end properties at which you can enjoy high-end rooms with a professional staff and well appointed décor.
Hotel Monasterio sits at an elevation that is 11,000 feet above sea level. Located at Calle Palacios 136, Plazoleta Nazarenas, in Cusco, Peru the lush property features beautiful green grounds and is the site of a 16th century monastery. The property has maintained much of the original architecture with the various rooms and suites offering privacy and serenity.
One of the features that is really cool at the Hotel Monasterio is that because of the elevation the hotel offers an oxygen supplementation system. The décor of the hotel is very much Inca influenced offering guests an authentic view of the traditions and culture of Peru. The rooms at the Hotel Monasterio Cusco also features modern amenities such as Internet service, televisions and high quality bath products.
Guests to the Hotel Monasterio in Cusco have access to exquisite cuisine at the on-site restaurants, which include Illariy Restaurant, and El Tupay Restaurant. The property also host evenings of live entertainment and folkloric dances. For organized journeys to the Mayan Ruins guests need only check with the concierge to make arrangements.
Offering room service around the clock guests to Hotel Monasterio will find their stay to be comfortable and the staff to be quite gracious and professional. The hotel is centrally located to local museums, cathedrals and the local square. Hotel Monasterio is a world class Orient-Express Hotel that provides excellent service and accommodations while away from home.