Stayed here for one night while visiting Machu Picchu. The hotel is the last hotel in Aguas Calientes before the road leading to Machu Picchu. It's brand new, so it's very modern (DirecTV) and clean, especially the bathroom!
It's located at the bottom of a hill and a 5 minute walk takes you to the center of Aguas Calientes where the train station, restaurants, and market is located.
Ask for a room facing the river! The rooms in the back of the hotel faces a hill (I could literally touch the hill from my room) and the windows didn't have screens, so bring your bug repelent if you want to keep the windows open. Additionally, the rooms in the back are very very close to the train tracks.
The staff is helpful. There's a bar on the 3rd floor and the restaurant is on the 2nd floor. The service is top notch, as is the food (very modern).
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- SUMAQ - Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel is a family hotel with ample experience in the luxury hospitality business in the country. Experience that makes Sumaq a hotel dedicated entirely to its guests. In addition to its exclusive service, it offers a privileged location in the Machu Picchu historic sanctuary, on the banks of the Vilcanota River near the main tourist attractions. The Aguas Calientes train station is just a ten-minute walk away, and we provide bus service from the door of the hotel to and from Machu Picchu for our guests. Highlights: •Privileged location: Staying at Sumaq means enjoying Machu Picchu’s most beautiful landscapes, where you will find lush vegetation, enormous mountains, valleys, the Vilcanota River, a waterfall and ancient trails. •Creative cuisine: Enjoy our exclusive haute cuisine that features traditional Peruvian dishes prepared with exotic ingredients from southern Peru. •Passion for service: Our staff is the main element that gives Sumaq a warm and friendly atmosphere, with attention to your needs. •Co-existence with the local culture: Immerse yourself in the outdoor activities prepared especially for you, in which you will experience the authentic traditions of our neighboring communities. •Support for sustainability: Sumaq guides its staff and guests in its mission to protect the environment and the social setting. Our sustainable practices have been verified by the Rainforest Alliance. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Sumaq Hotel Machu Picchu
- Sumaq Machu Picchu