Royal Inka Cusco
The Royal Inka I Hotel, located at 299 Plaza Regocijo, is in the best area for quick and easy access to the main tourist attractions, and is less than 150 meters from the Main Plaza; The Plaza de Armas and to the various local places of entertainment.
The Royal Inka I Hotel is considered a National Historical Monument in Cusco, it was built 300 years ago by the Inca Pachacutec, later it became the house of one of the most famous Peruvian heroines: "La Mariscala Gamarra".
The Royal Inka I Hotel offers comfortable, spacious and luxurious rooms and suites, with private bathrooms and telephone/fax services. It also offers our Restaurant "Capac" and our Bar "Miski" for you to enjoy the best local and international food, meals and drinks. Address: Plaza Regocijo 299.
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Text by Steve Smith.