La Casona de Yucay Hotel

in Yucay, Peru

Located in the heart of the Sacred Valley in the picturesque village of Yucay, this historic colonial house was originally built in 1810 and has been converted into a charming, peaceful hotel. You'll be surrounded by beautiful mountain views, eat delicious food from the organic gardens, drink pisco while listening to a local Andean band and stay in comfortable, well-appointed rooms. It's a unique and comfortable place from which to explore Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo, Pisac, Maras, Moray, Chinchero and the other ancient Incan sites of the area.

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Comfortable Stay, Cultural Immersion and Historical Sites


$145-225 /night
Approximate price for two travelers sharing a room. Rates vary by room choice from Premium Double/Twin to Premium Family Room (1 King Bed + 2 twins + 2 bathrooms).


Small Towns/Villages and Mountains

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Locally Owned Family Business
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Speaks: English and Spanish

Why Lokal Recommends La Casona de Yucay Hotel


Family Business started in 1997| Locally Owned

A Unique Story

Nearly 20 years ago the Orihuela family decided to convert the historic mansion into a beautiful hotel that offers the possibility to connect with nature and country life.
It's history goes back to the early years of the colonies. The Marquis Don Francisco Pizarro reserved Yucay for himself and on 1558, the Viceroy of Peru, Don García Hurtado de Mendoza founded in Yucay the “Mayorazgo” for King Charles V of Spain which was granted to the Inka Sayri Tupac in exchange for his surrender.
The Casona, built in 1810 takes center stage in the nineteenth century because Simon Bolivar, the most important leader of South America’s Indenpendence movement, stayed here during his trip through the Peruvian Andes looking for support to wean the region from Spanish rule, finding support in the Orihuela family who allowed him to stay at home and take a speech from one of the balconies of the house. In 1825 the Liberator named its then owner, Don Manuel de Orihuela, “Vista de la Renta de Alcabala” and then in 1826 he was awarded the “Medal of Illustrious Father of the Nation”.

Environmental Engagement

La Casona de Yucay invites you to come and explore their many gardens and green spaces where you can see how they continue to grow traditional crops of corn, native trees like Qeuña or Chachacomo and enjoy our organic vegetable garden.


The hotel is a living embodiment of the regions history and the owners have been careful to preserve it. They also facilitate trips for guests to explore the Incan sites of the area and offer connections to more modern Peruvian traditions through cooking classes and Pisco tastings.


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