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PANORAMIC PENTHOUSE IN SAN BLAS
Hosted by Yolanda
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2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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Our Panoramic Penthouse is located in the famous colonial quarter of San Blas and has a spectacular view over the entire historic center of Cusco. The level of design and details put the apartment in a category of superior quality.
The place is perfect for couples, families (possibility for extra beds) and business & study travellers.
IMPORTANT: with an extra charge is possible to order a breakfast (served on the table of your apartment)

The space

The Panoramic Penthouse is the home fortress of the puma and the warrior. These are the warriors of the time, which you can recognise from the central sculpture in the living room. A work made up of the four Inca warriors who had the task of guarding the four suyos (the four sides of the Inca Empire).
A large table with six chairs invites the guest to become the sixth warrior. The sculpture is accompanied by two smaller armchairs made of llama leather in an exclusive design and an extra large sofa, all in turn collected around the fireplace. Traditional wall hangings decorate the walls and are mirrored in the cushions. Original fragments of Inca pottery from the Imperial time – which were unearthed by the archaeological excavations on site – convey moments and pictures of imperial Cusco, just like an on site museum.
Thanks to its aesthetics, the bedroom becomes the heart of the apartment. It is a place that is full of colour where you can lay your weapons down and return to a more playful life. On the base of white pine, we can admire the graphic drawings of local artist Miguel Angel Araoz Cartagena. The bedroom has a large double bed measuring 1.70x2 metres.

The bathroom has stone decorations, as well as a small inner garden. The hand-carved hands made of nogal (walnut) wood captivate the viewer and round off the rich atmosphere.
This large apartment stands out due to its natural light and a spectacular and dominating vista over the city of Cusco. Moreover, it has a balcony which faces the atrium with a majestic view of the monumental Inca fortress of Sacsayhuaman, which catches the sun when it goes down.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

DOORMAN: doorman service is active 24 hours/day, seven days a week.
CLEANINGS: every other day we proceed with the ordinary claening of the apartment; the purpose of this cleaning is the maintenance of a standard that we consider consecuential to the quality of the apartment and because of it consists in a list of predetermined works. Our customer are not allowed to ask specific works to the personnel that are not part of the standard cleaning (like dish & pots washing, etc.).
TRANSFERS: if you like to have a driver waiting for you at the airport to reach immediately our apartment we have trusted drivers that know our place (service not included in the rate).
GARAGE: we do not have a parking place, but if you come to Cusco with your own vehicule we can help you to find a garage (not included in the rate).
LAUNDRY: a laundry service with pick up and delivery in your apartment is also available (service not included in the rate)
TRAVEL AGENCY: If you require any assistance in putting together a personalized itinerary please do not hesitate to contact us. We manage a specialized travel agency exclusively for our guests and provide a service that complements our apartments. It would be our pleasure to address any questions you may have.
Our service is also available for the purchase of train & bus tickets.

GENERAL INFORMATION
Sheets and towels are part of the normal equipment of the apartment; towels are changed every other day and sheets are changed every 4 days.
Since the apartment has already a heating system working (included in the rate), the wood for the fireplace is charged as a extra service.
It is possible to add up to 02 extra beds (not included in the rate).

THE COLONIAL QUARTER OF SAN BLAS
At the moment, the San Blas district is known as being the tourist area of Cusco as such. Comparative to the historical centre that borders it, San Blas is on a hill, which offers gorgeous views over the ancient Inca capital.

It unfolds around a beautiful colonial church, whose renowned pulpit, made of hand-carved cedar wood, is regarded as one of Peru’s most important works of artistic carpentry, if not of the entire continent. San Blas is the craftsman and artistic quarter in which you can find exhibitions by young talent, who exist next to the big names that are locally famous.

In the surrounding area you can find a large number of hotels and hostels as well as restaurants, cafés and pubs, and in such density that San Blas has been able to develop its own nightlife.

The quarter preserves the warmth of the narrow, cobbled lanes, the houses roofed with typical stones from Cusco and their antique gates, Spanish atriums and pretty balconies.

IMPORTANT:
Our Panoramic Penthouse is located in a quiet pedestrian street that enjoyes a special tranquillity to our place.
IT IS IMPORTANT TO KNOW that our building is not reachable by car and that is necessary to walk a flight of stais before getting to the place. We ask to the people that can see this point as a problem to take it in consideration and contact us if they want more information about this aspect.


Amenities
Heating
Indoor Fireplace
Wireless Internet
Doorman

Prices
Cleaning Fee £8
Weekly Discount: 5%
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check in time is 1PM - 9PM
Check out by 10AM

Cancellations

Safety features
First aid kit

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

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Christina User Profile
October 2017
Wonderful stay in Cuzco with such a great host. Thoroughly enjoyed my trip and highly recommend staying here.

Rob User Profile
October 2017
Beautiful place in a nice safe area in Cusco. Nice and quiet with all amenities. Beautiful view of the city. Don't hesitate making this your stay in Cusco.

Pat User Profile
September 2017
It's a lovely and very spacious unit. The staff is all very helpful and even spoke English quite well.

Allie User Profile
September 2017
Quiet retreat, breathtaking views, gorgeous interior. Definitely coming back.

Rolf User Profile
Rolf
June 2017
"Quinua" consists of several apartments around a courtyard. The entrance from the street is secured by friendly staff 24/7. The place is well kept and clean and the staff helpful and friendly. The Penthouse is beautifully decorated, well kept and very clean, quiet and comfortable. It has all the amenities, a well equipped kitchen, a spacious en-suite bathroom and a walk-in cupboard with enough hangers and shelves. We especially liked the view over the old town of Cusco from our living room or balcony and the little table outside our entrance. The walk to the main square of Cusco is very pleasant, left and right there are lots of little shops, cafés and restaurants. Yolanda has prepared a basket with anything you might need from spaghetti with tomato sauce up to wine and cookies. This plus a delivery-service from a restaurant and the option to order breakfast plus a few little shops very near by make it life at "Quinua" easy-going. The entrance is not accessible by car but the staff helps with the luggage. If you do not arrive with one of Yolanda's ask her for the little map she has prepared. Otherwise it might be tricky to find the address. The only sore point for us was that, due to sorojche (altitude sickness) we had to leave much earlier than anticipated. We should have liked very much to stay longer and can recommend Yolandas penthouse unreservedly.

Jelena User Profile
May 2017
Great place, really lovely staff, quiet and central. I was very sick on the last day and they provided me with an extra hour, which was lifesaving.

Kathy L. User Profile
April 2017
Charming comfortable apartment with a brillant view. Quiet neighborhood yet close to everything. Helpful, friendly owner. I wish I could have stayed longer!

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