Where to Stay

The Belmond Sanctuary Lodge
5 star
Address: Carretera Hiram Bingham KM 7.5, Machu Picchu, Peru
Phone: +51 84 211038
A 9-minute walk from Machu Picchu’s Temple of the Three Windows, this tranquil, mountain hotel is also a 10-minute walk from the Sacred Plaza and 6 km from Museo Manuel Chávez Ballon. The elegant rooms and suites offer complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screens and DVD players, as well as seating areas and minibars. Upgraded rooms add panoramic mountain views and terraces, while suites have living areas with sofas. Room service is available, and kids 5 and under stay free. Breakfast buffet is free, additional amenities include a formal eatery with outdoor seating, plus a buffet restaurant and a cozy bar. There are also gardens and massage services.


Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel
5 star
Address: Imperio de los Incas, Aguas Calientes, Peru
Phone: +51 1 6100400
A 4-minute walk from Machu Picchu train station, this posh, village-style hotel is set in 5 hectares of gardens, 4 km from the Temple of the Moon and 9 km from Machu Picchu.  The luxe rooms offer free Wi-Fi, satellite TV and DVD players, as well as iPod docks, safes and minibars. Lavish suites and villas have features such as terraces, plunge pools and fireplaces. Room service is offered. Villas add 24/7 butler service. Breakfast, dinner and train transfers are free. Amenities include a refined, glass-walled restaurant/bar with views of the Urubamba River, a thatched cafe overlooking the Vilcanota River and a posh spa.