Private room Posada Santa Barbara

Private room in bed and breakfast hosted by Samuel & Santiago

  1. 4 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 3 beds
  4. 1 bath
Furry friends welcome
Bring your pets along for the stay.
Free cancellation before Dec 3.

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The Posada Santa Barbara is unique in its style. It offers a terraced garden with flowers and stone statues and a direct view of Titicaca Lake from almost all the structures and from a small private terrace. All buildings are of stone and wood.

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The Posada Santa Barbara is unique in its style. It offers a terraced garden with flowers and stone statues and a direct view of Titicaca Lake from almost all the structures and from a small private terrace. All buildings are of stone and wood, made with typical Andean techniques. Most floors have mosaics and details inspired to the Inca culture.

The main rooms have two floors and a private small bathroom with hot water thanks to solar panels, heating and lake view.

Are available typical Peruvian games handmade like the Sapo and the table football; other board games (cards, dice, Monopoli and others).

The Posada Santa Barbara is located 20 minutes from Puno, one block from the main square of Chucuito, City of the Royal Treasury.

What this place offers

Wifi
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Washer
Hair dryer
Breakfast
Long term stays allowed
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

7 nights in Chucuito

Dec 8, 2022 - Dec 15, 2022

4.83 out of 5 stars from 52 reviews

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Where you’ll be

Chucuito, Puno, Peru

Chucuito is a small, rocky and fascinating city, located 20 minutes by car from Puno.
It is a great alternative to the hustle and bustle of the city of Puno, it is also a city rich in history.

Chucuito was the capital of the realm of traditional Aymara Lupaca (descendants of the Tiwanaku culture, before the Inca Empire) and until the arrival of the Spaniards was the domain of the Great Lord Lupaca, second personality of the Inca empire that commanded from Cuzco to Chile (Garci Diez, 1567). Chucuito in ancient times was the largest city after Cuzco and Lake Titicaca was called Lake Chucuito.

Chucuito was also a very important point for the colonization because it was the city of the royal treasure. In fact, during the colonial period there was a silver mine and the taxes of the whole area were kept in this place, hence the name Ciudad de las Cajas Reales.

On the origin of the name there are two versions. One says that the name comes from the Aymara word "Chuco" meaning "cloak or blanket" with the ending "ito" used to diminutives, then the translation would be "small pool". The other version says that its origin comes from two Aymara words "Chuki" which means "gold" and "Witio" meaning "piece of land that stretches down to the river," combining the two words the translation would be "the hill of gold”.

The town of Chucuito is one of the few Aymara communities that remain today and who has faithfully maintained the traditions of the ancient Aymara culture.

It is a really nice town, where people can find peace, tranquility, cleanliness and a spectacular view of Lake Titicaca.

Hosted by Samuel & Santiago

  1. Joined in November 2015
  • 276 Reviews
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We are a family who has a B&B unique in his style (my father Santiago built it in 15 years). I'm Samuel, I love to travel and I'm half Italian for this reason I'm not stay always in Peru.
Now at the Posada Santa Barbara you can meet Sonia (a family friend who helps us with the B&B), Anja (the partner of my father) who will start with a new project of tours with horses in the local area near the Titicaca lake. Also Anja works a lot with others volunteer from the world. And my father Santiago who do a bit of all.

We are a family that owns a unique B&B in its style (my father built it in 15 years). I'm Samuel, I love to travel and I'm half-Italian, so I'm not always in Peru.
Now at Posada Santa Barbara you can meet Sonia ( a family friend who helps us with the B&B), Anja (my father's partner) who will start a new project of horseback riding tours in the area near Lake Titicaca. Anja also works a lot with volunteers from all over the world. Finally my father Santiago who takes care of everything a little bit.
We are a family who has a B&B unique in his style (my father Santiago built it in 15 years). I'm Samuel, I love to travel and I'm half Italian for this reason I'm not stay alwa…

During your stay

Me and my girlfriend we will be available to guests throughout the day to provide information and support. Moreover we love to know new people and speak with them.
  • Languages: English, Italiano, Español
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House rules

Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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