The Best Hotels for First Time Visitors in Peru

Where to Stay on Your First Trip to Peru

The coast near Paracas, Peru The coast near Paracas, Peru

Are you looking for a hotel for your first trip to Peru? With plenty of activities and sites, this is a great destination for first-time visitors. So if you're deciding where to stay on your first trip to Peru, don't worry, we've got you covered. We've analyzed the hotels in Peru to find out which are the best for first timers based on price, amenities, location, reviews, and guest ratings. In this guide, we'll be showcasing the best hotels for first-time visitors in Peru, taking into consideration all of these important factors. Whether you're traveling solo, with family, or with friends, there's a hotel that caters to every traveler's needs to make the most of your first trip here. So, if you're visiting Peru for the first time, the hotels below will be great options, as many of them have pools, breakfast, and plenty of comforts to help you relax. So, here they are, the best hotels in Peru for first time visitors.

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

Pisac Inn

Pisac, Peru
Inn with prices starting at $72 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for First-Timers
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

Located at Plaza Constitucion N 333, Pisac Inn has great rooms from $72 (before taxes). It offers room service, a restaurant, a bar, breakfast, and hiking. It has a terrific 9.20 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only a short distance from the city center, first time visitors will especially love mountain views, laundry services, a free breakfast, city views, and cooking classes at this relaxing hotel. We love the convenience of room service, and it's really nice here.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Breakfast included
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa
  • Horse riding
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Game room
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast in the room


Marlon's House Puno

Puno, Peru
Hostel with prices starting at $19 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Places to Stay for a First Visit to Peru
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 2-star hotels.

A great place to stay is Marlon's House Puno which has nice rooms starting at $19. Offering an outdoor pool, room service, a casino, a restaurant, and a bar, it also has a great guest rating of 8.00 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Av: La Torre 449. This convenient hotel is also nice because it offers parking, breakfast, hiking, mountain views, and rooms with kitchens which visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. Everyone loves a nice pool, and you won't be disappointed with this one. It's also less than the average price for first time trip hotels, so it's a great value.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Kitchen
  • Free breakfast
  • Child pool
More Great Amenities
  • Casino
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Game room
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


La Casa de Santiago

Cabanaconde, Peru
2-star Hotel with prices starting at $30 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect Hotel to Make the Most of Your First Visit
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 2-star hotels.

We found La Casa de Santiago to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $30. We loved that is has room service, a restaurant, a bar, parking, and hiking, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 8.60 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at Calle Grau n/n. You'll also find mountain views, pet-friendly rooms, city views, cooking classes, and a game room which travelers will love. And this fun hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. Unwinding at the restaurant after sightseeing is a nice way to end the day. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Parking
  • Horse riding
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Pets allowed
  • Game room
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms


Posada El Castillo

Arequipa, Peru
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $65 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Great Hotel for First Time Visitors
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for first time trip hotels.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Heated pool

With terrific rooms from $65, Posada El Castillo, at Pasaje Campos 105 provides an outdoor pool, a restaurant, a bar, breakfast, and mountain views. Its terrific guest rating is 8.50 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. New visitors will really like this amazing hotel which also offers rooms with kitchens, laundry services, a free breakfast, city views, and a game room. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. After a busy day, the heated pool is a nice place to unwind. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Kitchen
  • Free breakfast
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Luxury


Tambo del Inka a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa

Yucay, Peru
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $463 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for Your First Visit to Peru
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly

Tambo del Inka a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa has a great guest rating of 9.40 out of 10, and offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar. The great rooms here start at $463 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at Avenida Ferrocarril S/N, Sacred Valley. Furthermore, it also offers a kid-friendly buffet, child care, laundry services, cooking classes, and a spa and wellness center, which is nice for first time visitors. Just a short drive from the city center, this fantastic hotel is a terrific choice. The indoor pool at this hotel is very nice, and is a great place to unwind and relax on your trip.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Horse riding
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Breakfast in the room


Aranwa Sacred Valley Hotel & Wellness

Huayllabamba, Peru
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $204 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Good Stay for Your First Trip
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly

The great guest rating of Aranwa Sacred Valley Hotel & Wellness is 9.30 out of 10. This place has an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $204, and it's located at Antigua Hacienda Yaravilca, Huayllabamba. We also love the breakfast, hiking, mountain views, rooms with kitchens, and laundry services which are great for visitors. And since it's just a quick trip from the center of the town, the location is great, too. You'll love relaxing in the hot tub at the end of the day, too.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Breakfast included
  • Kitchen
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Horse riding
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Microwave
  • Breakfast in the room


El Hueco Villas

Lobitos, Peru
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $82 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for Your First Time in Peru
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach

A cool place is El Hueco Villas because it has great rooms that start at $82. It has an outdoor pool, a restaurant, a fitness center, scuba diving, and snorkeling, it also earned a great guest rating of 9.30 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at Nuevo Lobitos. Only a short distance from the city center, travelers will especially love a bar, breakfast, laundry services, a game room, and a child pool at this convenient hotel.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snorkeling
  • Breakfast included
  • Child pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Beach
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Private pool
  • Playground
  • Infinity pool


Hilton Lima Miraflores

Lima, Peru
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $189 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for First-Timers
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly

Hilton Lima Miraflores offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $189 (before taxes). It's located at Avenida La Paz 1099 and has earned a guest rating of 8.90/10. This fun hotel is also nice because it offers laundry services, golf, pet-friendly rooms, city views, and cooking classes which new visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Spa
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Breakfast in the room


Casa de La Chola

Urubamba, Peru
Inn with prices starting at $50 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Places to Stay for a First Visit to Peru
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for first time trip hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

Located at Carretera Urubamba - Ollantaytambo km 81, Casa de La Chola has great rooms from $50 (before taxes). It offers room service, a restaurant, a bar, breakfast, and hiking. It has a terrific 9.70 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find mountain views, a free breakfast, city views, free parking, and bicycle rental which first time visitors will love. And this amazing hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Breakfast included
  • Free breakfast
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms


Casa Cartagena Boutique Hotel & Spa

Cusco, Peru
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $391 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect Hotel to Make the Most of Your First Visit
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly

A great place to stay is Casa Cartagena Boutique Hotel & Spa which has nice rooms starting at $391. Offering room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, a bar, and breakfast, it also has a great guest rating of 9.60 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Pumacurco 336 Centro Histórico. Visitors will really like this fantastic hotel which also offers mountain views, laundry services, a free breakfast, cooking classes, and a hot tub. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Breakfast included
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room


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How much do hotels for first-time visitors cost in Peru?

Peru Average First Time Trip Hotel Price
$65

Travelers to Peru will have a large number of terrific first time trip accommodation options with a variety of great prices. The price of first time trip hotels here can vary by amenities, dates, and the neighborhood. Based on thorough data from 710 first time trip hotels, their average price is a very reasonable $65. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in Peru.

The average prices of our suggested first time trip hotels by star rating:

  • 5-star hotels: $336
  • 4-star hotels: $106
  • 3-star hotels: $56
  • 2-star hotels: $31


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