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About Sucre

With pure mountain air (it is 2,800m above sea level), old whitewashed colonial buildings, authentic indigenous markets and the largest site of dinosaur tracks in the world, Sucre has an underniably lure. A UNESCO-listed heritage site, the most beautiful city in Bolivia and widely seen as the nation's beating heart, Sucre offers visitors the chance to sightsee free from the hustle and bustle of other Bolivian attractions. The focal point for progressive thought and where Bolivian independence was proclaimed. A historical city with impressive colonial architecture; our collection of the best places to stay in Sucre have something for everyone from cosy boutiques to elegant colonial hotels.

What not to miss

  • Hike along the pre-Incan Chataquila stone path in the Bolivian Andes.
  • Visit Mercado Central, the local market.
  • Walk up to La Recoleta for views of the valley and mountains.
  • See Cal Orco, the paleontological museum and largest site of dinosaur tracks in the world.
  • Head 2 hours out of the city and check out Tarabuco Market, held every Sunday, by indigenous tribes. A hidden gem where you can buy authentic clothes and spices.

Picturesque colonial architecture, clean mountain air, gorgeous views and authentic indigenous markets - you can't go wrong in Bolivia's most beautiful city! Browse through our list of the best places to stay in Sucre to start planning your trip.

The best places to stay in Sucre

Antique boutique

  • Samary Boutique Hotel is a charming establishment in the centre of Sucre. The bedrooms are characterful, featuring antique decor and colour schemes that reflect the city's annual festival. The perfect launchpad for exploring the city.
  • Hotel de Su Merced is a family-run hotel located in an 18th-century property. Rooms are traditionally dressed and feature antiques and family heirlooms, as well as breathtaking views of the city. Enjoy breakfast on the sunny hotel roof terrace before sightseeing; a warm, inviting hotel.

Colonial living

  • Parador Santa Maria La Real is a colonial-style hotel is located in an 18th-century property in Sucre, Bolivia. Rooms are individually designed, featuring plush bedspreads and 19th-century antiques; book the superior master suite for luxurious living space and private jacuzzi. Eat in the cavernous dining room; a unique hotel.

For an apartment or villa

  • Our partner Booking.com has a wide range of villas and apartments in the nearby area.

Travel information

  • The best time to go is during the summer, between December and February, when the temperature ranges between 11 and 23 degrees.
  • Fly to Sucre's airport, Juana Azurduy de Padilla International Airport.
  • If you want to rent a car, contact our partner Rentalcars.

Still not sure?

Best Hotels in Sucre

  • Samary Boutique Hotel Sucre 18 rooms from £43

    Alive with colour and vibrancy, Samary Boutique Hotel is a charming establishment in the centre of Sucre. The bedrooms are characterful, featuring antique decor and colour schemes that reflect the city's annual festival. The perfect launchpad for exploring the UNESCO city of Sucre.

    Local exploring  -  Perfect for exploring the historic city of Sucre.
    Sights nearby  -  Explore Sucre's stunning historic centre which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    Local markets  -  Explore the bustling market streets of central Sucre.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
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  • Hotel de Su Merced Sucre 23 rooms from £47

    This charming, family-run hotel is located in an 18th-century property in Sucre, Bolivia. Rooms are traditionally dressed and feature antiques and family heirlooms, as well as breathtaking views of the city. Enjoy breakfast on the sunny hotel roof terrace before sightseeing; a warm, inviting hotel.

    Honeymoons  -  Book the hotel's honeymoon package for a luxurious romantic getaway with all the logistics taken care of
    City Style  -  Located in a family-owned, heritage property in Sucre, this hotel has lots of local style
    Local exploring  -  Set in the heart of Sucre, this hotel is a great base for local exploring in Sucre
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the Sucre Cathedral, a stone's throw from the hotel; the cathedral is renowned for its eclectic architectural style
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  • Parador Santa Maria La Real Sucre 39 rooms from £108

    This colonial-style hotel is located in an 18th-century property in Sucre, Bolivia. Rooms are individually designed, featuring plush bedspreads and 19th-century antiques; book the superior master suite for luxurious living space and private jacuzzi. Eat in the cavernous dining room; a unique hotel.

    Total relaxation  -  With a spa, restaurant and plush guestrooms, this hotel has all the ingredients to give you total relaxation on your trip
    City Style  -  Situated within a heritage property in the heart of the city, this hotel has reams of local style
    Romantic Break  -  Book a luxury suite for a private jacuzzi and ample living space
    Great walks  -  Explore Sucre on a long walk; don't miss the beautiful green spaces like Bolivar Park, located close to the hotel
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