La Casona Monsante

Chachapoyas, Northern Peru, Peru

At a Glance

  • Colonial style boutique hotel

  • Located in the historical heart of the city of Chachapoyas

  • Centred around a charming internal patio

  • Ideally placed to explore the hilltop fortress of Kuelap and the region's other impressive pre-Inca ruins

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The best time to visit the north of Peru is from April to October, when temperatures and humidity drops and there is generally much less rain than the winter months from November to March.

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Call us on 020 3993 9308 to start planning your holiday to La Casona Monsante or take a look at our itineraries to Northern Peru


La Casona Monsante is a charming traditional-style guest house in the heart of the historic centre of Chachapoyas, the gateway to northern Peru's mysterious pre-Inca ruins. Ideal for an overnight stop between visiting the highlights of this region.

La Casona Monsante is a lovingly converted colonial home in the centre of Chachapoyas, now a charming boutique hotel which is an ideal base for anyone wishing to explore the incredible historical and natural sites that can be found throughout this incredible region of Peru.

Although simple, La Casona Monsante offers comfortable accommodation with TV and WiFi provided in all rooms, which are centred around a pretty internal patio. Breakfast is served in the small restaurant but otherwise there are no other facilities. However, its location on one of the main streets means that it's easy to find entertainment and other good dining options nearby. 

Chachapoyas is ideally located for anyone wishing to explore the pre-Inca ruins of northern Peru. The city is within reach of the incredible hilltop Kuelap fortress which offers a great insight into the cultures of this region, as well as boasting spectacular 360-degree of the surrounding landscapes which are swathed in lush cloudforest. The Sonche Canyon can also be found nearby which is 1,000m deep and offers yet more jaw-dropping scenery.

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  • Gocta Waterfalls Trek

    Explore the natural wonders of Gocta Waterfalls, deep in the heart of the Peruvian cloud forest.

  • Leymebamba Mummy Museum

    Visit the community run Leymebamba Museum, home to over 200 Chachopoya and Inca mummies.

  • Mausoleums of Revash

    Pay a visit to the mausoleums of Revash which sit perched on the cliffside of the Utcubamba Valley, boasting spectacular views.

Holiday Ideas

  • Northern Peru In Depth

    Lima, Trujillo, Chiclayo, Cocachimba, Leymebamba & Chachapoyas

    from £3600 pp inc flights & transfers for 10 nights

    • Discover the pre-Inca civilisations of Peru on this in depth cultural adventure
    • Trek through cloudforest to the impressive Gocta waterfalls
    • Marvel at the views from the hilltop fortress of Kuelap

Location & directions

Chachapoyas, Northern Peru, Peru

La Casona Monsante is located in the centre of the city of Chachapoyas, just one block away from the Plaza de Armas (main square) and a 20-minute drive from Chachapoyas Airport.

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