El Mercado Boutique Hotel: An Artsy Stay in Cusco

Enjoy our new video at El Mercado Hotel, a boutique and modern accommodation in Cusco. Delight yourself with their art based rooms, personalized services...
A table and benches in the courtyard of El Mercado Boutique Hotel in Cusco.
Photo provided by El Mercado Hotel.

Check out the video we recently filmed at El Mercado boutique hotel in Cusco, and get a feel for their comfortable rooms and creative flourishes:

As Peru travel experts, we make it our priority to continually research the top services in this vibrant country. In other words: we personally vet our offerings on-the-field to ensure utmost comfort, uniqueness, and quality⁠—at an excellent value.

This month we are featuring the top hotels in Cusco, and no list is complete without El Mercado boutique hotel.

El Mercado Hotel courtyard at Cusco.

El Mercado Boutique Hotel: Location

El Mercado is a lovely 4-star property that captures the spirit of the Andes with an artistic flair. Just a couple blocks from Cusco’s Plaza de Armas, this hotel is located nearby many local attractions. This convenient hideaway is full of character and top comfort.


The 32 bright and airy rooms include Wi-Fi and cable. Also, the private marble bathroom includes an invigorating hot water rain shower. Additionally, the suites are embellished with a fireplace and stand-alone tub. Whether a solo traveler, group of friends, or a family, there are wonderful room options for you.

Warm and cozy double room at El Mercado Hotel.
El Mercado’s Double Room.


During their free time, guests love unwinding in the stone-lined courtyard enjoying the fresh mountain air and communal fire.⁠ Another option is heading over to the onsite restaurant La Taberna for fresh market food, tapas, and specialty drinks. Special diet menus are available on request.

The hotel also organizes excursions, including Hike Inkilltambo and a San Pedro Market visit.

To sum up, we love this El Mercado boutique hotel in Cusco for its old-world charm, supremely comfortable beds, and delicious breakfast, featuring home-style cooked meals and fresh juices.