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Monterrey, Mexico
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visiting MachuPichu has been one of the greatest pleasures of my life, having the luxury to stay overnight at this hotel made it even better. If you stay here you get to be the first to enter the archeological site because the tourist have to wait for the buses to take them up, and you get to stay until they...

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Tampa, Florida
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We absolutely enjoyed the location of the hotel. We were able to visit Machu Picchu in the morning, have lunch at the hotel and then return very easily to the ruins after lunch. The entrance is literally adjoining the hotel. The staff, food and free wifi are amazing. There is even a walking path through the orchid garden on the...

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Bangkok, Thailand
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This hotel is located in front of the entrance of Machupicchu, it is expensive but is very nice and convenient. It has an very elegant restaurant with a gourmet menu of local as well international dishes

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Castle Rock, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

For a couple years I asked for gifts to me to be money toward a night at the Belmond Sanctuary Hotel. I figured this was probably a once in a lifetime trip and I was bound and determined to have a night in this special place. While the room itself wasn't the most spectacular, it was the whole experience that...

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belmond_hotels_peru, Gerente at Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all we would like to thank you for choosing Belmond Sanctuary Lodge for your stay in Machu Picchu. We appreciate you taking time to share your experience with us and we are pleased to know that you liked the hotel services. The hotel continuously strives to meet your needs and expectation therefore your notes are very...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had three wonderful nights with this Lodge and its brilliant for location, the accommodation, the gardens, the Food, the safe haven from fellow travelers and the staff really are incredible. We would only stay here!

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belmond_hotels_peru, Gerente at Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Yvonne, We are absolutely sure you had a great experience during your trip to Peru and your visit to Machu Picchu. This amazing country really has lots to offer. Undoubtedly our privileged location is a unique feature all our guests enjoy basically for the reasons you have mentioned. Thank you for your positive appraisal of our service staff and...

East Kilbride, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel sits right beside the entrance to Machu Picchu and has views across the mountains which suffound the famous Inca site. The hotel exhibits the high standards of service and accommodation which are the hallmark of the Belmond chain. Having travelled up to Machu Picchu on the Belmond Hiram Bingham Orient Exress chain, we thought that the hotel would...

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belmond_hotels_peru, Gerente at Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, let me thank you for your time and we appreciate your invaluable comments. We appreciate for choosing our Lodge as a destination to organize your visit of Machu Picchu Citadel; offering a privileged view on the magnificent surrounding mountains, allowing you to enjoy as much as possible through an exceptional service. Thank you for your...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has nice gardens and adequate rooms. On retrospective, I do not think it is worth staying here just to avoid an extra bus trip. There is nothing particularly special about the hotel except its location.

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belmond_hotels_peru, Gerente at Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kindness and invaluable comments. Hereby let me express my appreciation for choosing the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge to organize your visit of Machu Picchu Citadel, our hotel offers the privilege to overnight on a platform of the Citadel who has been allowed to fully enjoy your visit to the magical citadel while you...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely loved our stay at the Belmont Sanctuary Lodge. First and foremost its location, it is just steps from the entrance to Machu Picchu. It was very nice and convenient to visit MP and return to the lodge for breakfast, lunch or if it rains. The food was really good and we thought it was a nice touch to...

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belmond_hotels_peru, Gerente at Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are absolutely sure you had a great experience during your trip to Peru and your visit o Machu Picchu. This amazing country really has lots to offer. Undoubtedly our privileged location is a unique feature all our guests enjoy basically for the reasons you have mentioned. Thank you for your positive appraisal of our service staff and...

Los Angeles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are traveling to Maccu Picchu (MP) then there is only ONE hotel that doesn’t require a 30 min bus ride for access. The bus ride is not trivial and if you have more than one day planned at MP, that bus ride can get taxing. This hotel may be the world’s best example of “location, location, location” since...

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belmond_hotels_peru, Gerente at Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Sincerely I appreciate very much that you had taken a moment of your valuable time in order to dedicate this paragraph to describe the experience you went through in our property. I reiterate our permanent commitment in keeping on with all the efforts and focus to maintain our renowned service quality with the firm intention to deliver the...

Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent one night at the Sanctuary Lodge. It allowed us to have a private tour of Machu Picchu from 2:30 in the afternoon until 5:00 pm when the park closed. In the evening we enjoyed a pisco sour class and a video of Machu Picchu before having a delicious dinner. Being at the entrance to the park afforded us...

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Dear Tmoore, We are absolutely sure you had a great experience during your trip to Peru and your visit to Machu Picchu. This amazing country really has lots to offer. Undoubtedly our privileged location is a unique feature all our guests enjoy basically for the reasons you have mentioned. Thank you for your positive appraisal of our service staff. Thank...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Belmond Sanctuary Lodge enjoys a unique location just steps from the entrance to Machu Picchu; it is the only hotel beside the Inca citadel. This charming mountain retreat, set in orchid gardens, is the perfect place to relax, from early in the morning to magical moonlit nights. ... more   less 

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Address: Carretera Hiram Bingham Km 7.5 | Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu 5184, Peru
Region: Peru > Cusco Region > Sacred Valley > Machu Picchu
Price Range: $936 - $2,033 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Belmond Sanctuary Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge By Orient-Express Hotel Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu Sanctuary Hotel
Sanctuary Lodge Machu Picchu
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“We got a suite with a marvelous terrace and view to Huaynapichu which was incredible”
 of 5 bubbles CordeliaEJ, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 13 was very nice next to the garden, without an upcharge”
 of 5 bubbles h0mefree2, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for room that doesn't face front of hotel”
 of 5 bubbles cippolite, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had a room with an outdoor patio looking at Machu Picchu. It was beautiful!”
 of 5 bubbles tmoore6382, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Our room did not have direct access to the grounds. Request outside access or your patio will be enclosed”
 of 5 bubbles peggyfloodct, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
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