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Hostal la Casona Monsante

Hostal la Casona Monsante

Modest but very spacious hotel in a carefully restored 19th century building peppered with antiques and colonial-style paintings.

The simple, typically Peruvian Hostel la Casona Monsante is one of the few decent accommodation options in off-the-beaten-track Chachapoyas. The high-ceilinged guestrooms are very spacious and quiet, and the bathrooms are modern with reliable hot water.

The hotel is housed within a 19th century former residence, which has been restored with care. Antiques and colonial-style paintings adorn the common areas, while white walls and tiled floors keep the overall aesthetic clean and unfussy. There is an attractive orchid garden in the courtyard.

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  • The whole holiday was memorable and the flow and way it had been planned was excellent - we had a build up that allowed us to visit other parts of…

    AB, Reading
  • Highlight?: Machu Picchu

    RN, London
  • "It was the overall experience that was important and I keep finding myself recalling small details that were entrancing at the time and then got lost in the next bout…

    DM, Nottingham
  • "The aim was always to get to Machu Pichu and we did it in style all the way. MP was everything we expected. Cusco, Sacred Valley and Machu Pichu hotel…

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  • We had a private tour, which we think was the best way to do this sort of trip.  Although we had only 9 days in Peru in the Cuzco area,…

    PS, Reading
  • Highlights?: Visiting Machu Picchu and climbing the mountain. The hot springs at Colca Lodge. Seeing the condors in the Colca Canyon. Trying to walk 100yds at almost 5000m. :-)

    MP, London
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