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top tip
Try the anticuchos (small kebabs) and fresh juices in the courtyard bar of this lovely, boutique hotel, or treat yourself to a massage after a week long trek before heading out to people-watch in the main square (Plaza de Armas).

Why we like it

  • Laid-back atmosphere
  • Excellent value and service
  • Great central location in the heart of the colonial city
  • Ideal start or end point to the Mountain Lodges of Peru Salkantay Trek



About El Mercado

El Mercado is located in the heart of Cusco. Featuring original and eye-catching interiors and exceptional customer service that starts right at the very beginning of the adventure in Cusco itself.

Mercado is the Spanish word for market, and El Mercado occupies the premises of a former market located only a couple of blocks from Cusco's main Plaza de Armas. The hallmarks of the Mountain Lodges of Peru experience—exceptional service, warm Peruvian hospitality, and attention to details—are found at El Mercado, creating a perfect beginning for any journey into the beautiful landscapes and fascinating cultures of Peru.