Where to Stay in Machu Picchu
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Where to Stay in Machu Picchu

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Apr 24, 2013


By Juliet Kelly

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If you are wondering where to Stay in Machu Picchu, our recommendation for the best place to stay is in Aguas Calientes (which translates to Hot Springs), located just 6km from the historical ruins of Machu Picchu. We recommend spending the night, so that you can be the first up to the ruins and watch the spectacular sunrise of the Lost City of the Incas.


There is a selection of places to Stay in Machu Picchu. Accommodation in Aguas Calientes – perfect for visiting Machu Picchu – ranging from budget to top hotels, so we’ve listed our favorites to help make your decision easier:

Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel (5 stars)

Stay-in-Machu-Picchu The Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo is a natural paradise where you can connect with the sacred energy of the mountain Machu Picchu, one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. An intimate 85-cottage luxury hotel in the style of an Andean village, set in 12 secluded acres of beautiful countryside, guests follow stone pathways to their rooms, located in comfortable whitewashed casitas. See Also: A Review of the Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel

Sumaq Hotel (4 stars)

Stay-in-Machu-Picchu At the foot of the imposing mountains surrounding Machu Picchu, by the banks of the Vilcanota River, stands Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel, architecturally inspired by the enigmatic lost city of the Incas. Sumptuous, spacious, and sophisticated – every guestroom at Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel is a luxurious private retreat where travelers begin and end each day in complete comfort.

Hatuchay Tower Hotel (3+ stars)

Enjoy a panoramic view of the Urubamba River valley and the town of Machu Picchu from the comfort of your room. With 42 comfortable rooms, the Hatuchay Tower Hotel aim to treat you like family; focusing on the details that are special to you and your loved ones, and working to ensure a stay that has a positive social impact as well as providing services in accord with the criteria for Sustainable Global Tourism.

El Mapi Hotel (3 stars)

stain-in-machu-picchu Also run by Inkaterra, this smart and contemporary hotel unites creative design with day-to-day practicality. Its eye-catching yet unpretentious functional spaces and facilities incorporate natural and recycled materials, infusing the hotel with a sense of harmony and well-being. Meanwhile, the panoramic views of the lush countryside both inspire and soothe. Ready to book a hotel in Machu Picchu? Contact us for hotel availability and prices! Please note, we do not book only hotels, we book tour packages that include hotels. Our travel team would be happy to give you a free quote for a Machu Picchu Tour and Hotel package. Contact us now. See Also: An Insider’s Guide to Machu Picchu Peru Tours

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