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Hostal El Santuario

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Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The rooms are very comfortable and clean. They have a great breakfast buffet. Great views of the rushing river and mountains right outside. Staff was very helpful and knowledgeable. I will definitely stay here again on my next trip.

Thank miss_winters
New Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 25 October 2016

First of all, this is a hotel, NOT a hostel. I don't know how the listing came to call it a hostel. It has simple but clean accommodations, and for a town like Aguas Calientes It was surprisingly pleasant. Nice breakfast buffet too. The wifi was spotty but working. My only minor critique is that my room only had one...

Thank Providence_RITom
Aylesbury, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Lovely hotel away from the noisy area so we had a great night's sleep which was welcome after doing the Inca Trail! Hot water in shower but it was a bit drippy, but again we were grateful for any kind of shower! Lovely comfy, large bed. Had a wake-up call from reception in the morning for our return visit to...

Thank MapleBear
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I really liked the hotel when I stayed there. They have a very nice lobby and restaurant, and views of the Urubamba river. When going with a group make sure you have organised everything, sometimes the communication between the reception and the administration of the hotel is incomplete. I've been here two times with groups. I would go back again.

Thank Susana M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Situated right on Urubamba River, the hotel provides natural water sound and fresh air through windows. Comfortable bed and clean hallways, and friendly service. Good breakfast starting very early so that you could catch bus to Machu Picchu.

Thank Howard w
Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We stayed overnight en route to Machu Picchu and the location was so beautiful! I loved seeing and hearing the river rushing by from our window and balcony. The front desk staff were very friendly. They loaned us umbrellas when it was raining. The breakfast has a lot of yummy choices. It was a very short walk to the Machu...

Thank chrish574
Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We were booked in here as part of our Machu Picchu experience. Nice hotel with free WiFi. Some rooms have their own Balcombe that you can watch the sun come up from over the mountains. This hotel is down one end from the bus stop where you catch the buses up to Machu Picchu. The night we were there we...

Thank CraigandTania
Los Angeles, Ca
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Please note that this is not a hostel, but a hotel. I would never stay at a hostel with 2 small children in tow. On to the review: The staff here is extremely helpful and welcoming and I truly appreciate all the assistance they offered; all with a smile. They helped with a situation that had nothing to do with...

Thank CaliGirl716
New York, NY
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

The hotel is very old school, but the staff was extremely professional. The breakfast offering was very good and the location is on the Urubamba River and very close the the busses taking you to Machu Picchu. A special shout out to Roberto at the hotel who made our trip seamless - you are a gem!

Thank upwest74
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

Average hotel but great breakfast. Avo at breakfast and omelettes to order. Lots of wifi options for free. Some rooms have little balconies. Can hear the river from most rooms - very nice. Very good service. We were in and out staying just one night.

Thank expat55415

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  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Hostal El Santuario

Address: Road Aguas Calientes | Km 111.5, Aguas Calientes, Peru
Region: Peru > Cusco Region > Sacred Valley > Aguas Calientes
Price Range: $119 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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Hostal El Santuario Hotel Aguas Calientes
Hostal El Santuario Aguas Calientes
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“I loved my room facing the water (The river is loud though.)”
  • View from the room towards the train station
  • Towel art in the room
  • View from the room towards Machu Picchu
chrish574, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room was quiet”
HRKCI, 12 Jul 2015 | Read review
“If you have to stay here, the front of the hotel facing the river, and street noise, might preclude you from getting gassed in the event of a power outage.”
Eye-on-ocean, 7 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Request a riverfront room if you like the sound of the water while you sleep or if you plan to be here more than one night.”
AWWTG, 15 Aug 2013 | Read review
“DONT stay here.”
AJ0208, 7 Jul 2012 | Read review
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