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A unique combination of traditional colonial-style architecture and original contemporary design creates a welcoming ambiance reminiscent of the atmosphere and magic of a market.
Exceptional service and warm Peruvian hospitality provide the perfect base for exploring Cusco and the surrounding area.
The rooms are all modern and equipped with small traditional details.
The superior rooms are all equipped with exclusive amenities.
The Junior Suite at the El Mercado: Kick back, relax, and forget about reality.
During a campfire in the courtyard, talk to other travelers, and hear about their adventures.
The rooms are all designed in a way that pays close attention to detail.
The Junior Suite's bathroom leaves nothing to be desired.
The bathrooms truly create a feel-good atmosphere.
From the hotel's terrace, enjoy spectacular city views of Cusco.
At the bar, indulge in a modern cocktail or traditional long drink.
The breakfast room not only is contemporary in design but offers a delicious breakfast of fresh bread and fruit.
Delicious regional dishes can be tasted at the in-house restaurant.
Discover the different flavors of Peru.
El Mercado is the perfect place to relax after a busy day in Cusco.
Under the evening stars, dance to live music in the courtyard.
El Mercado occasionally hosts its own small street food market.
Cozy corners can be found everywhere.
At the juice bar, treat yourself to a fresh smoothie.
Winner of the Condé Nast Traveler Award 2016
5-star service with an incredible & courteous staff
Hot water bottles available in your room on cold Cusco days
Wi-Fi available in all rooms
Amazing panoramic views of Cusco from the top floors
Located in the heart of Cusco, El Mercado features original, eye-catching interiors and exceptional customer service that starts right at the beginning of the adventure in Cusco.
Welcome to Cusco! El Mercado occupies the premises of a former market located only a couple of blocks from Cusco's central Plaza de Armas. A "mercado" (the Spanish word for "market") is an expression of a town's culture and traditions. Visiting a market is an effective way of obtaining a deep and lasting impression of a city, a place where its pulse can be felt. The hotel is also steps away from the Plaza de Armas and the cathedral, making it the perfect base for exploring the city! Since the hotel is located on a small hill, guests will be treated to incredible panoramic views of Cusco. The airport is 10 km away.
The hallmarks of the Mountain Lodges of Peru experience: exceptional service, warm Peruvian hospitality, and attention to details. At El Mercado, create the perfect beginning for any journey into the beautiful landscapes and fascinating cultures of Peru.
La Taberna is a stylish restaurant that serves dishes and tapas made from fresh and local ingredients. Meet friends and other guests of the hotel, and share stories of your adventures in the cozy lounge area. Guests also have the option to enjoy all the dishes and drinks in the courtyard of the hotel. Free snacks and a tea and coffee station are available all day. At the Happy Room, treat yourself to an energizing breakfast! The breakfast room has fresh juices and try the emolientería, an herbal and fruit drink that is said to cure illnesses and aid digestion. In addition to a sumptuous buffet, there are pancakes and delicious waffles. For those who suffer from altitude sickness, there is always freshly brewed cocoa tea. Starting an early morning adventure? The staff will gladly pack a refreshing breakfast for you to eat on your way out!
All 32 rooms are individually equipped with a TV, en-suite marble bathroom with a separate shower, Wi-Fi, telephone, safe, heating, and coffee maker. The interior is a mix of traditional Peruvian elements and modern furnishings. Enjoy a complimentary hot water bottle to warm your feet in the colder seasons.
The superior rooms can accommodate a maximum of four people (two adults, two children). In the Junior Suites (max. four people), there is a cozy fireplace and a free-standing bathtub; it's the ideal accommodation for a family.
Closest city: Cusco
Closest airport: Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport
Number of rooms: 32