Cuzco + Machu Picchu
Hotels in Cuzco + Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu’s remote mountaintop ruins feel amazingly accessible when you’re staying next door; the Sanctuary Lodge (part of the Orient-Express group) is the only hotel to abut the 15th-century ancient Incan site.
Susy Dyson, a Peruvian of English descent, became Peru’s first supermodel 30 years ago in Paris, had a career as an actress and singer, and then quit the jet set to move home to Lima and have a family.
A block block from the historic Plaza de Armas, the latest carbon-neutral property from Peruvian hotel group Inkaterra is secreted behind a massive green door on tiny Plazuela Las Nazarenas, which it shares with the famous Hotel Monasterio and the Museo de Arte Precolombino.
Here, chef Virgilio Martínez Véliz delivers a tasting menu that includes updated Peruvian classics such as braised baby goat leg with herbs from his rooftop garden.
At the foot of Machu Picchu and on the banks of Vilcanota River, Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel is a 60 room, family-owned hotel. Dedicated to serving exotic and unusual cuisine blending the flavors of South Peru, the hotel is a testament to everything worth discovering in this remarkable locale.
From the arcaded slate lobby to the exposed ancient Inca wall in the atmospheric Rumi Bar, this historic city-hotel echoes the impressive Koricancha (Incan temple to the sun), with its unique stone features, located just across the street.
Inkaterra's Machu Picchu lodge, nestled in the cloud forest below the Incan ruins, is a welcoming, sustainability-focused hotel a short bus ride from the famed archeological site.
A façade decorated with eucalyptus branches marks the entrance to Inkaterra's 2010 property, a more affordable alternative to the group's Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel.
Stay in this converted colonial mansion in Cuzco.
Located in the heart of the Sacred Valley, one hour from Cusco, this leisure hotel (which opened in 2010) features eco-inspired décor of thatched reeds, light woods, and woven furniture. The 128 rooms have gorgeous views of the Andes and Vilcanota River.
In the Andean capital of Cuzco, this 16th-century former Jesuit seminary—a relic of Spanish colonial architecture with two landscaped courtyards and covered arcades—has been transformed by Orient-Express Hotels.
Stay in one of the 4-star bungalows.