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Machu Picchu hotels

Machu Picchu village is better known as Aguas Calientes, is located 112 km from the City of Cusco and is the best place to sleep before your view to Machu Picchu Peru; it is more, its 2,400 m.s.n.m. make it have a delicious climate and that can acclimatize better, do not forget that the symptoms of altitude sickness are felt to exceed 2,500 m in height, nor forget that the city of Cusco is at 3,390 m.s. Aguas Calientes is one of the most cosmopolitan people you will see in your life, in how many places in the world you can see people from all over the world gathered in perfect harmony, in some cases enjoying Peruvian food at the same table or a Pisco Sour ; and is that since they arrived in Cusco they realized they had something in common, they are all here in Machu Picchu travel.

Many people come to Aguas Calientes, also known as Machu Picchu Pueblo, with the theme of where to stay, or with the issue solved, or to be resolved. Here we present some ideas about Machu Picchu hotels.


Machu Picchu hotels


Gringo Bill´s Hostal

Bill has hosted Machu Picchu travelers for almost a quarter century, and his was one of the first lodgings in town. This rambling house has stone walls full of plants just off the Main square. Gringo Bill's rooms are decorated with traditional themes and have a private bathroom. Some also include a private balcony and a spa bath. Gringo Bill's Hotel has a hot tub, an organic restaurant and the Pisco Bar. It also has rooms with free Wi-Fi and plasma TVs. Breakfast is offered. In the mornings, an American breakfast is served. The tour desk can book Peru Machu Picchu tour.


Hatuchay Tower

Aguas Calientes high-rise hotel towers a whole four floors above the river at the edge of town on the road heading to the ruins. Carpeted rooms are comfortable with modern furnishings and amenities, bu the interior design is nothing out of the ordinary.


Hostal Continental

This old budget standly is the best of the rock-botom lodgings in Aguas Calientes, and a definite cut above the standard backpacker digs. Rooms are small and basic, but so are the prices. All have white walls, two beds, a table and chair, and an abundant supply of hot water. This newly refurbished hotel is situated along the main street with the railway tracks running through. Conveniently located, it's only a 5 minute walk from the Plaza along the tracks in the direction of Machu Picchu, just beyond the last delicious restaurants on the left. The hostal has recently been renovated and all rooms have private bathrooms, allowing for ultimate privacy and comfort during your stay.


Inkaterra Machu Picchu

Inkaterra Machu Picchu is located in a colonial-style building in the town of Aguas Calientes. It features an Andean-style sauna and spacious rooms with tiled floors and a seating area, as well as massage sessions. The price of accommodation includes a buffet breakfast and dinner à la carte. Rooms at the Inkaterra are elegantly decorated with Andean tapestries and include cotton bedding, alpaca blankets and four-poster beds. Some rooms also have Wi-Fi, fireplace, marble sink or private pool.

The restaurant offers views of the Vilcanota River and serves Andean cuisine. The staff of the Inkaterra organizes luxury machu picchu tours in the surroundings.

The hotel facilities include a lounge with a library and a gift shop.


Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge

This hotel at the entrance to Machu Picchu puts you closest to the ruins, a position for which you pay dearly. But not only will you have the thrill of watching the sun rise over the crumbling stone walls, you´ll be the first one through the ruins´gate in the morning, and have the place to o}yourself after most of the tourist depart each afternoon. The lodge has been completely renovated by orient Express, which has taken over the property. The restaurant has an excellent international menu that makes it worth a special trip, and serves a popular S/ 100 buffet lunch open to the public.

The Belmond Sanctuary Lodge is the only hotel located next to this ancient Inca citadel. Being so close, you can enjoy a serene walk to the photogenic Puerta del Sol, or that seeks to defeat the challenging mountain of Putucusi, we will organize an itinerary and we will find an expert guide.


Sumaq Hotel

Machu Picchu´s late-2007 entry into the luxury-lodging sweepstakes promises to give the Sanctuary Lodge and Inkaterra a real run for their money. At this hotel at the edge of town on the highway heading up toward the ruins, the list of nice touches and amenities goes on and on: grand staircases, elegant restaurant with a terrific cross selection of Peruvian cuisine, huge rooms, some with fireplace, all with wood-beam ceilings, flat-screen TVs, box spring mattresses, porcelain basin sinks, and sinfully fluffy towels.


Tours a Machu Picchu


Guided visits

The Machu Picchu guided tours starts on a path that leads from the bus terminal. The road has been built for tourism, enters the citadel there is a section that houses a group of rooms near the outer wall. The road continues through a terrace to access the agricultural area before reaching the urban area.


Huayna Picchu

Huayna Picchu is located towards the north of the Inca city of Machu Picchu. Climbing the mountain from Machu Picchu takes between 45 to 60 minutes depending on the physical state of the person. The view is really impressive, highly recommended.


Machu Picchu Site Museum

Sample of excellent multimedia in archaeological excavations, archaeological pieces and small botanical gardens.


Hiking tours to Machu Picchu

Many are the routes that take you to Machu Picchu, but none is like the Inca Trail Tours, the most famous pedestrian path in the Americas. After flying from the capital of Perú, Lima, you will arrive in Cusco to walk for four days along a path through forests and dense fog, millenary stone steps and discovering the ruins of ancient fortifications and Inca cities, and all the time enjoying majestic views. 

If you want to visit Machu Picchu, we recommend you to book your Machu Picchu Ticket in advance, so you will enjoy your Vacation in Machu Picchu without any problem.


When is the best time to visit Machu Picchu?

The best season is during the dry season, which covers the months April to the end of September. In October the rains begin and you can find Machu Picchu covered by clouds. If you travel in June, we recommend you to book the Inti Raymi 2020 Tour that takes place in June 24th, and also hike the Palcoyo Mountain Tour, which is an incredible Rainbow Mountain located in the Andes. 

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