Aguas Calientes, also know as Machupicchu or Machupicchu Pueblo, is the bustling town that sits below the ruins of Machu Picchu. The town was named Aguas Calientes by the Spanish as there are hot springs in and around the area.
Today there are literally 100s of accommodation options in Aguas Calientes. Choosing the right hotel or hostel can be confusing.
Below we have tried to simplify matters based on ours and our readers experiences of hotels in the town. We have seperated our analysis of best hotels in Aguas Calientes into three categories – Cheap and Cheerful, More Comfort, and Premium and Luxury – which will help you find a reliable and comfortable hotel that suits your budget.
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel is undoubtedly one of the best hotels in Aguas Calientes. An excellently presented 5 star hotel with awesome facilities and impeccable service. My wife and I were lucky enough to spend 2 nights at Inkaterra, all expenses paid, and can attest that it exceeded our expectations.
Alas, it is not cheap!
Okay, a confession, I haven't stayed at the Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel personally, but I know the hotel well as I have had drinks and dinner there frequently in the past. The hotel offers everything you would expect from a 5 star hotel, and it's cheaper than the Inkaterra!
Definitely try the traditional guinnea pig dish at the à la carte Qunuq Restaurant!
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References: (1) TripAdvisor, (2) Personal Experience, (3) Agoda, (4) Hotels.com
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