Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu, Peru)
By the train station in Aguas Calientes. Lovely authentic hotel with 2 restaurants, outdoor pool, spa and Andean sauna. Within the extensive grounds there is a fantastic orchid trail, a spectacled bear project and there is good bird-watching.
85 casitas are individually decorated and set around the beautiful gardens. There are also 2 spacious villas which are perfect for families.
“The Inkaterra Hotel was excellent. Our trips to Machu Picchu were amazing. I have to say I particularly enjoyed Huayna Picchu!! The second day we went out to the Inca bridge and up to the Sun gate. I wouldn't have missed Machu Picchu for anything.” - SH, June 2013
“We loved it and wished we could have stayed longer! The hot pool was wonderful after walking round Machu Picchu! I wanted to see the orchid garden but sadly we ran out of time.” - SI, August 2011
“Without a doubt the best hotel and setting was the Inkaterra in Aguas Calientes, which we very much enjoyed after our visit to Macchu Picchu.” - PW, May 2009
“We loved the Inkaterra at Aguas Calientes. It was a lovely hotel and we went on the bird walk and then had our own private walk through the orchids. Neither of us knew anything about them so that was a true eye opener.” - AM, May 2009
“The hotels you selected for us were great, especially Inkaterra!” - JW, October 2008
“I think we perhaps would have preferred 2 nights at the Inkaterra Hotel. It's a fantasic hotel with lots to see and do, plus there would be time to climb Huayna Picchu. It was just a shame to have such a short time there.” - VI, September 2008
“We liked the hotel a lot and it is the one place I would have really liked another day - just to explore the grounds and do some birdwatching. We arrived after dark after hiking the 1 day Inca Trail and left in the dark the following morning, to get to see the sunrise. However, we did ask to have a walk in the orchid garden before we caught the train back to Cusco.” - MW, Oct 2007
“Really nice eco-lodge, had a lovely room right by the river. Staff wonderful and excellent dinner.” - RH, Jan 2007
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