Once the historic capital of the Inca Empire, Cusco remains an important Peruvian city nestled in the Andes mountains and hosts nearly two million visitors each year. Some of the original structures from hundreds of years ago can still be seen. The influence of indigenous and Spanish culture on the city’s architecture can be seen in many buildings and provides insight into the region’s complex history. Cusco has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1983. Popular sites include the Incan ruins of Sacsayhuaman and Coricancha. Cusco is also nearby the famous Machu Picchu, and many tourists begin their journey in this city. Keep reading to learn more about our recommended Airbnb vacation rentals in Cusco, Peru.
Affordable accommodation in the historic city center, this two-bedroom townhouse can accommodate up to four guests comfortably. The house has a rustic style and complete with all the usual home features, including a living room with a fireplace, a functional kitchen, and a dining room. Another great feature of the property is its beautiful garden, which is unique in the area. Additionally, you can ask for personal assistance for laundry and cleaning services as well as other personal aid.
Beautiful Townhouse and garden in historic centerCusco, Cuzco, PeruSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe apartment also has a lovely courtyard full of flowers and old stonesthe wi-fi has been perfect as wellwe found local fruit and bread for breakfast and much appreciated the coffee and teathere is a lovely private courtyard right outside the apartmentwe loved the fireplace and cozy bedrooms as well as the garden viewsvery clean and comfyit is very clean and someone was coming daily to clean do the dishesgreat communication friendly people clean spaceeverything is clean and in great conditionthe apartment was clean and well appointed
Host:the host was very responsive and helped us with any questions we hadthe hosts went above and beyond to help us with anything we asked formaria was simply the best hostthis place had a great layout and staff that were attentivethe hosts kindly stored our luggage and made a seamless check-in/outRead more reviewsthe location is perfectwe loved the locationlocation really central location with easy walking access to all the main sites of the cityamazing place in a perfect locationthe place is perfectly situated within walking distance of all the sites restaurants and stores
Welcome to this apartment and indulge in a heavenly stay for as long as you want. The apartment offers one bedroom and one bathroom to accommodate solo adventurers or couples. You are invited to unwind and recharge on the private terrace with a cup of hot coffee in hand whenever you want. The beautiful view of the garden will delight you. You can also enjoy cooking in the fully equipped kitchen. There is an indoor fireplace that is ready to ensure a warm ambiance during colder days.
Depa en bella casa tradicional de centro históricoCusco, PeruSuperhost
Top guest reviewsit has the most charming courtyard filled with plants and seating so you can enjoy breakfast or coffeethe apartment was wonderful and had all the amenities you could needthe space is bright filled with light and cozythe apt is small but very cosy well thought of and has all the necessary amenitiesreally good apartment with working heating and hot showerthe place was sparkling clean and quietsafe quiet and clean spacethe apartment was clean and tastefully decoratedimportant things for me is cleanliness comfortable bed & quietthe bathroom is clean and the shower works very well (hard find in this region of peru)
Host:great host and friendthe host was very helpful with good advice on all topicshis friend mauricio was very helpful throughout our staymarco is definitely a super nice host the best host i’ve ever metmarco was a friendly hostRead more reviewslocation is easy walk everywherethe location is wonderfulthe location was perfect and close to everythinggreat place in an ideal location in cuscogreat location in the wonderful san blas neighborhood
Situated in an ideal location close to the main square as well as shops and restaurants, this charming apartment welcomes two travelers who can enjoy a restful sleep on the king-sized bed. The kitchen is equipped with a rice cooker, a stove and a microwave oven so you still have your fill of homemade meals while on a holiday. For the ultimate entertainment, guests can enjoy a smart television that comes with premium Netflix and YouTube accounts during the stay.
Renewed apartment 5 minutes walking to main squareCusco, Cuzco, PeruSuperhost
Top guest reviewsvery comfortable bed and super cozy apartmentRead more reviewsmanu’s place was super clean and cozy i enjoyed my time there
Views of Cusco can’t get any better than at this rooftop loft-style apartment for three guests. Already brimming with natural light, this apartment is also decorated in bright colors that beautifully complement the wood fixtures. There’s a kitchen guests can access, but you can also look forward to a complimentary breakfast every morning. Other perks include a hot shower, strong WiFi, and a travel itinerary–should you choose to book through the owners’ own travel agency. Toward the day end, step out onto one of the outdoor patios to relish the most amazing sunsets. Note that a two-night minimum stay is required.
ROOFTOP Tranquil & Peaceful SAN BLAS CENTER ApartCusco, Cuzco, Peru
Top guest reviewsthe wifi was very strong and stablesantiago’s room was immaculate and clean
Host:everybody was very helpfulsantiago & suzi the host living on the property were incredibly responsive and helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location in san blas neighborhood in cusco
If you’re looking for affordable accommodation that has it all, then this apartment, just three blocks away from the main plaza of Cusco, is ideal for you. The mini apartment has one bedroom that can accommodate up to two guests, perfect for a solo traveler or a couple. It also comes with a cozy sitting area, a dining set-up for three, and a fully functional kitchen. Another great feature of the house is its patio, where you can lounge and take in the beauty of the surroundings.
Mini-apart 3 blocks from the PlazaSuperhost
Top guest reviewshas good working wifivery roomy with all the necessary cookware and a great heatersuper cute apartment with heater great wifi in a quiet neighborhoodthe heater worked very well to keep the space warm and the shower had nice hot waterthere is heat and hot water extra blankets and a comfortable bedthe apartment was clean and cozythe place was very clean and exactly as advertisedthe apartment is clean and securethe place is super clean very spaciousyolanda's place was clean and beautiful
Host:yolanda is the nicest hostyolanda was a wonderful hostyolanda was an amazing hostyolanda was a great host and i felt more at home than visitingyolanda is responsive and attentiveRead more reviewslocation was very central and safegreat location in the middle of the citythe location was great a few blocks away from plaza de armasgreat location around san blasclose to main square area felt safe
This cute one bedroom apartment is a perfect romantic setting for a couple or a cozy retreat for a solo traveler. The neighborhood is very quiet and safe, and nearby sites such as the Plaza de Armas and city center. Amenities include central heating, cable TV, WiFi and complimentary luggage storing while you travel. Take a stroll down the street and you’ll find plenty of dining and shopping options as you get to know San Blas as the artisan center of Cusco.
Charming Mini Apartment in City CenterCusco, Cuzco, PeruSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe apartment was beautiful as was the courtyard insidevirginia’s cottage apartment was a perfect home base for my visitadorable apartment was perfect for a two-night staywe were also able to watch the last got in our room we would definitely come backlovely stay with a beautiful courtyard great shower and proximity to the square without the noisiness of itthe room was very clean and nice with a clean private bathroomit was sparking cleanit was clean and very stylishthe apartment is clean and cozygreat value very clean and exactly as pictured
Host:gary is a great hostthe hosts are quick to respond and generous with their hospitalityhosts were very accommodating as wellthey were very accommodating and any issue we had they were quick to resolve itvirginia is a very gracious hostRead more reviewsgreat location and really cute spacefantastic location and a quaint and unique apartmentwalkable to everything and super cute spacegreat location and charming spaceperfect apartment in a great neighborhood walking distance to the main square
Your wallet will thank you for choosing this affordable but comfortable private loft. Two guests can comfortably sleep in this one bedroom, one bath loft and enjoy the shared access to the garden, kitchen, and rooftop (which offers a great view of the city). The accommodation is two blocks away from Plaza de Armas and one block away from the main square of the San Blas neighborhood.
Private Apartment Historic CenterCusco, Cuzco, PeruSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthere was a space heater but it was not enough to keep the place warmthe bed was amazing and she had enough blankets for sleeping through the nightthe bed is extremely warm and comfortableit was a nice surprise to find we could watch amazon prime on the tvapartment was quiet and had everything we needed including a very comfortable bedvery spacious and clean apartmentthe apartment is clean and beautifully decoratedvery spacious clean and neatthe apartment was very clean and bed its really comfortableerikas place was very nice and clean
Host:she was also very responsive to questionsfriendly host and a pleasent staylovely apartment and erica is a fantastic hosterika was an amazing hosterika was a fantastic hostRead more reviewssuper cute apartment and great locationclose to the main square and excellent restaurantsthe location is amazing only 5 mins away from the main squareplace very well locatedperfect location for exploring cusco
This beautiful apartment offers stunning views of the surrounding district while offering all the modern amenities you could need when you’re away from home. Five guests can sleep in the two bedrooms provided. WiFi, cable TV, heaters and hot showers are available. If you’re exploring the historical sites of the city, you’ll only be one block away from the Temple of the Sun and Santo Domingo Convent and three blocks away from Plaza de Armas.
Amazing Loft in the Historical CentreCusco, Cuzco, Peru
Top guest reviewsthe loft offers all the basic amenities needed for a comfortable stayi loved the bathtub and the heater in the bedroomthe wifi worked well the kitchen space is quaint functional and overall quite lovelythe space was totally cool with great views from the upper room of all the surrounding hillsgood wifi host very helpful and accommodatingthe unit was clean and comfortableclean stylish big and cozythe apartment was super clean and had spacethe loft was very clean and well equipped for a short or long stayit was clean and spacious enough to accommodate 3 guests easily
Host:our host was lovely toorenzo was a great hostrenzo was a great hostrenzo was a great hostrenzo is an awesome hostRead more reviewsgreat location close to the main squaregreat location within walking distance to town square stores and restaurantsgreat location close to the main street and the main squaregreat location in cusco downtown 10 minutes walking distance to almost all the attractionsthe location was outstanding next to the city centre and bus/train station
This bright and bold apartment is full of personality and perfect for two guests looking to have a place to come back to after a day of exploring. Being in the city center, you’ll be near historical sites such as Plaza de Armas, groceries, nightlife and restaurants. Amenities include access to the terrace and garden. There’s also a complimentary laundry service.
COZY STUDIO APARTMENT WITH TERRACE CITY CENTERCusco, Cuzco, PeruSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe balcony is beautiful-set up like an additional roomthe place is cozy and has a great viewnice room with outdoor seatingsuper comfortable bed good location great communication had all the amenities we needed and moreamazing place and host; cozy bedroom perfect for a few couple nights and really good amenitiesvery clean room and hot showervery clean plenty of blanketsthe apartment was very clean and had personal touchescomfortable and clean throughoutsuper clean and cozy i would definitely stay here again
Host:jhon was a great hostjhon was a great hosthe is an amazing hostjhon was a wonderful host providing us bananas and coca leaves when we arrivedjhon and rodolfo were amazing hostsRead more reviewsgreat location and great valuegreat location place was hidden and away from the street noise but located in the heart of cuscobeautiful space walking distance away from the main squarenice place and good locationlocation is however nice as place is close to plaza de armas
This basic private bedroom can sleep up to two guests and is a very affordable option. Guests will also have access to a shared bathroom. Additional amenities include WiFi and complimentary mate upon request. You will be within walking distance of Plaza de Armas and local restaurants, cafés, and shops. Previous guests have complimented the economical offerings of the accommodation and the host’s hospitality.
Double room in Casona del Centro del CuscoCusco, Cuzco, Peru
Top guest reviewsfresh flowers in the room were just sweetthe house is so cute and wifi/electricity/water worked greatroom was basic a bit cold but beds were comfy and the position was greatwe had a wonderful stay at maria double room in cuscothe beds were very comfortable and everything in the room worked finemy room was clean and comfortablehowever the cleanliness could have been a lot betterbed and bath were cleanthe rooms was cleanthe room was small and simple but clean and great for the price
Host:also the host is friendly and welcomingdolores was an amazing hostshe is very hospitable and kindmaria is a wonderful hosta very welcoming host who offered us tea during checkin and checkoutRead more reviewslocation is great for the main central squaregreat location close to the main squarethe location was amazinggreat location - just a 4 minute walk to the main plazalocation is best of best
What an enjoyable stay you can have at this quiet apartment that is located just a few blocks away from the main square. Equipped with one bedroom and one bathroom, the apartment makes an excellent place to rest and relax for two travelers. Upon arrival, you can expect a welcome pack that consists of eggs, milk and fresh fruit to help you get started. For extra comfort, basic supplies such as biscuits, snacks, shampoo and shower gel are also provided.
WONDERFUL FLAT with impressive view of CuscoCusco, Cuzco, PeruSuperhost
Top guest reviewsgreat apartment with outstanding views of cuscothe apartment 3 was up two flights of stairs with an amazing view over the townthe views from our room were wonderfulthe view from the room was astoundingbary met us in person even though we arrived later than expected and welcomed us with wifi and beverageseverything was clean and well organizedvery clean and authentic with peruvian art everywherethis san blas attic is an absolute gem it's quaint clean comfortable and full of authentic peruvian decorationthe apartment itself was clean and had a great view of the city through the windowbary and maria are the perfect hosts and their accommodations are clean comfortable and a great value
Host:the hosts were also super accommodating and quick to respondthey were so accommodating friendly spoke great english welcominghost are super helpful and responsivethey were great hosts had tea refreshments and local tips ready on our arrivalgreat hosts picked me up from an early flight into cusco and took care of every requestRead more reviewsamazing location in san blasgreat apartment in a cute area close to the main squarelocation in the best neighborhood that is a short walk to everythingthe apartment is in a great location and only a few minutes walk from the main squarethis apartment is in a great location in san blas
Two private rooms are available in this apartment and can sleep up to three guests. The stylish décor and comfortable furnishings will make you feel right at home. Nearby you’ll find dining, nightlife and entertainment options within walking distance. Complimentary laundry, breakfast, and mate de coca are also available upon request. Previous guests speak highly of the value of the space and communication of the host.
Comfy,wide and sweet room!!BF free..feel like homeCusco, Cuzco, Peru
Three private suites are available in this bed and breakfast, overlooking the city. The rustic décor and spacious outdoor veranda create a welcoming and relaxing environment. The suites are located only five minutes away from the Plaza de San Blas, Plaza de Armas and other cultural sites at the city center. Your hosts speak English, French, and Spanish and will be happy to accommodate any special needs you may have. Banks, restaurants, and art galleries are also in walking distance.
SAYA WASI -BEST VIEW OF CUSCO - DCusco, Peru
Top guest reviewsthe room offers a fantastic view of cusco and has great amenitiesthe view from bed was outstandingwonderful place amazing view of cusco confortable bed and great amenities like a heater and consistent hot waterthe view is spectacular and the breakfast in bed was greatstylish and comfortable with an incredible view of the cityadditionally it was very clean and tidydenis’ place is clean and comfortablethe place and scenery was beautiful and clean just as the pictures portraythe place was very clean and close to restaurants taxis and storesthis place was amazing awesome location clean and private
Host:the hosts were wonderfulhost merlanie was very kindour host was very accommodating and friendlydenis was very responsive and accommodatingdenis and his staff made sure we were taken care of for our short stayRead more reviewsthe neighborhood is quiet but still very central and close to great restaurantsthe location is perfect walking distance to restaurants and funky cafesthe apartment is in a great location a short a walk to the squarethis was so beautiful loved the location- just a 10 minute walk to the squarethe location is excellent there are so many shops restaurants cafés etc within walking distance
Two guests can comfortably sleep in this one bedroom, one-and-a-half bath, apartment. The recently renovated interior provides modern touches while keeping historical elements intact. A large patio is available for your enjoyment. Nearby you will find the San Pedro market, public transportation, and other tourist attractions. If you need recommendations on things to do or places to see, your hosts are happy to offer their advice.
Private Historic Center VitoqueCusco, Cuzco, Peru
Top guest reviewsit is definitely an excellent mini apartment with all the amenitiesflat was nice but bit cold( there were many blankets and heater to warm up)there is a gas heater which i was thankful for itthe hot water and heater makes a huge differenceall in all a nice traditional appartment with enough room good furniture and a nice and helpful hostvery clean and sweet decorationsclean tidy and comfortablethe space itself is spotlessly clean and simplemaria’s place is spacious clean and homeygreat spot convenient and clean
Host:the host is awesomevery honest and great hostmaria was a great hostmaria was a great hostoverall a great hostRead more reviewslocation was perfect very close to everthinglocation of the house is super centralthe location is perfectclose to main square perfectexcellent location and cozy space
This friendly bed-and-breakfast rental is a 15-minute drive away from the historical city center, and 10 minutes away from the airport. Your room comes with clean linens, toiletries, complimentary breakfast and laundry services, WiFi and the option to store your luggage while you travel. Your hosts will welcome you with a hot cup of coca tea and provide you with any details you may need about your stay and how to get around Cusco.
Spacious & bright bedroom in homely flatCusco, Cuzco, Peru
Top guest reviewsthe wifi is also stronggreat apartment with amazing city viewsas others have mentioned they provide amazingly delicious and nutritious breakfast with tea/coffee and a fresh fruit smoothienice big room in a roomy apartmentbreakfasts were well prepared and we enjoyed breakfast chatting with other guestseverything is clean and comfortablethe flat was super clean as well as the roomreally nice people very cleanthe rooms were very clean and we felt comfortable staying theretheir space is clean
Host:kettlin and eduardo were fantastic hostskettlin and eduardo were awesome hostskettlin and eduardo are fantastic hostskettlin and eduardo are amazing hostseduardo and kettlin are amazing hostsRead more reviewsgreat airbnb located close to the airportgreat location that is close to the airport and public transportation to get around cuscoamazing place to stay very close to the airport and city center of cuscoa bit far from the city center but close to the airport the place was very cleangreat location awesome hosts the breakfast was delicious i will come again in my next trip to cusco
With space to accommodate up to four guests, this cozy loft is great for solo travelers, small groups, and even families. Windows overlook the historic center and provide you with a bird’s eye view. Guests will have access to a kitchen, private bathroom, and additional beds if needed. The apartment is also located three minutes away from the main square and offers easy access to Cusco’s historic attractions.
CENTRO HISTORICO VISTA PRIVILEGIADA....Cusco, Cuzco, Peru
Top guest reviewsthe wifi was reliable and there was good hot waterthe apartment was nice with a nice/elevated view of the city and plazahowever the wifi was incredibly fast - good enough to watch films on our laptopsbeautiful views of the city and very cozy placecozy top floor beautiful view modern style bathroom separate kitchen area with all utensilsthe space is quite clean and comfortablelinens were clean and very comfortableclean friendly accommodating and great locationher place is a very clean and nice spot we love italthough it is a simple studio apartment it is cozy and clean
Host:josefina was a wonderful hostjosefina was a perfect hostjosefina was a great hostjosafina was a perfect hostjosefina is a wonderful hostRead more reviewsthe location is perfectwonderful location in the heart of cuscothe location is absolutely great walking distance to the main areasthe place is central and very good locatedthe most ideal thing about this apartment is the location
History and heritage in the Andes
Prepare yourself for the high altitudes of Cusco, though they are nothing compared to the nearby ruins of Machu Picchu. After even a few days here, you’ll have a newfound appreciation for the grit and wit the Incans must have possessed to build a thriving empire in these mountains. While there are plenty of sites steeped in history, from the indigenous Kilke to colonialism to modern day, there is also an abundance of local art, music, and cuisine to sample. Any of the aforementioned Airbnb accommodations will surely give you a chance to meet some of the locals or other travelers such as yourselves. Next time you are planning a South American adventure, be sure to keep Cusco on the radar and keep these Airbnbs in mind.
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