Hidden from the world until 1911, the ancient Inca citadel of Machu Picchu is for most travellers the climax of their visit and an awe-inspiring sight: superb Inca craftsmanship perched high above the winding Urubamba river.
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Belmond Sanctuary LodgeLodge/Hosteria - Machu PicchuOwned by Belmond (formerly Orient Express), this is the only hotel next to the ruins. A unique location but it is one of the most expensive hotels in South America!
El MapiCity hotel - Aguas CalientesNear the main square in the town of Aguas Calientes, the hotel is modern and contemporary with spacious communal areas and a warm, friendly atmosphere. There is a restaurant, bar and a spa.
Inkaterra Machu PicchuLodge/Hosteria - Aguas CalientesA lovely authentic hotel, set in 5 hectares of beautiful grounds, by the train station in Aguas Calientes. There are 2 restaurants, a small outdoor pool, spa and Andean sauna.
Sumaq Machu Picchu HotelCity hotel - Aguas CalientesA modern hotel on the edge of Aguas Calientes, next to the river. There is a large bar and restaurant area (Peruvian/fusion cuisine) with views of the river and there is a small spa where massages are offered, with Jacuzzi and steam room.