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“Clean up after the Inca Trail!”

Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes)
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Machu Picchu by Train Full-Day Tour
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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“Clean up after the Inca Trail!”
Reviewed 15 July 2013

I loved this place - first time I had access to showers and hot water in a week. Yes its not at all "luxury" but relax, enjoy it for what it is (and take your shampoo to get clean after your trek!). Cheap drinks which are delivered straight to the pools and lots of young people enjoying themselved. All good fun!

Visited September 2012
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Spokane Valley, Washington
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“warm, no shower”
Reviewed 9 June 2013

As stated before, the walk is uphill--the water is warm--you should bring your own towel--there is a bar. I found the dressing room to be clean and large enough. No attendant. No shower. Maybe I did not look enough, but it was not in the changing room or bathroom. That is a turn-off as there were many people in the warm baths. ugh! Not worth the money or time.

Visited May 2013
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Perth, Australia
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“Not too bad if u know what in for? I loved it”
Reviewed 1 June 2013

Water here is just warm. It's a hot public bath. Is nothing compare with first world country hot spring. I think locals comes here to have a nice shower because u don't always get hot water at aguas calientes. After a month leaving in cusco with horrible shower. This warm bath is a treat for me. It's only 10 sole. This is not 5 star hotel. Knowing what u expect. So u won't be disappointed.

Visited June 2013
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London, Canada
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“Nothing more than a luke warm bathtub”
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Save yourself some $ and some germs
The hot springs are definitively not hot (luke warm at best)
but worst than that, they are just a refuge for people who haven't had a bath in a long while

The only safe(clean) water is under the warm spigots but there are only three of those and there is a line up there to wash.

Yuk!

Visited April 2013
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delta, BC
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“An ok thing to do in Agua Calientes”
Reviewed 27 May 2013

We had just finished four days on the Inca trail, so the idea of hot springs sounded wonderful. We set off on a nice uphill walk through the town and paid our ten soles for entrance to the springs. Inside the gates, we crossed a picturesque bridge and walked along a wide path to get to the bathing area. There are adequate changing rooms. We looked down from here to see the several small pools below and could see shelves along the walls for towels and clothes. But as we started down the stairs with our stuff in our arms, we were stopped by a security guard who insisted that we not bring anything down to the pools with us. He told us to go back to the room of lockers that are managed by an employee. We had gone out of our way not to bring any valuables, including money, in with us, so we had no soles for a locker. There had been no indication that we would need any. So he kindly, although rather begrudgingly, took us back to the locker area and said we could pay one sole for the 6 of us. I'm still not sure where this one sole was supposed to come from, but we left our stuff and went down to the pools. They were not hot, only lukewarm, and didn't seem particularly clean. The most crowded one was the one where you could order drinks. Right next to the one with all the kids! It's interesting what is allowed here and what is not. We stayed for awhile and tried changing pools, but the other we went into had a rock bottom, which was not at all comfortable for bare feet. This was kind of an interesting place to visit, since it is a natural phenomenon, but not particularly well operated or luxurious.

Visited May 2013
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