Peru

Hotels in Peru

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.

Located in the formerly rustic Parador del Colca, the original seven-room lodge now houses Las Casitas' handsome reception, bar, and restaurant.

Forty-five minutes by boat directly from Puerto Maldonado, this lodge is more accessible and luxurious than the others in the area, but the surrounding jungle is tamer. Guests stay in individual bungalows, and there's a spectacular treetop canopy walk.

This business hotel in Lima’s financial district is smartly situated just across from the 18-hole San Isidro Golf Club (for a networking round or two). The 54 rooms here are sparse, with low wood headboards, minimal local artwork, and views of the city skyline.

The 33-year-old Miraflores Cesar’s Hotel was the place to stay in its heyday, but a much-needed makeover transformed it into the more modern Casa Andina Private Collection Miraflores.

The hotel has one of the city’s best rooftop infinity pools and panoramic views of the Pacific from the private in-room balconies.

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Stay in this converted colonial mansion in Cuzco.

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 leaf-green door marks this four-story hostel, which has few frills but plenty of party atmosphere in its Miraflores neighborhood.

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.

From afar, this leisure hotel looks like a secret lab from a Bond film—a low white building with 123 guest rooms nestled on the craggy shore of Esteves Island on Lake Titicaca.