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Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel

Avda. Hermanas Ayar
Mz 1 Lote 3
Aguas Calientes, Peru
TEL: 51 84 211-059
TEL: (866) 682-0645

Urban efficiency and modern design aren't usually associated with a UNESCO World Heritage site, but Sumaq (Quechua for excellent or beautiful) is pulling off both. Half of the 60 orange-and-white rooms have balconies overlooking the river; the other 30 have big windows facing the mountains. Indigenous design elements recur throughout the hotel: the Andean cross motif turns up in bathrooms, and on headboards and blankets; and Machu Picchu's architecture is mirrored in the stacked-block look of the floor tiles and squared-off faucets and dinnerware. Energy conservation is a priority here: turning on lights requires an electronic keycard, and corridor lighting is motion activated. Take a "lost city" tour set up by the hotel on request, the hotel porter's daughter, Lisette Aragon made an excellent guide.

Amenities

Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Laundry Service
  • Maid Service
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • WiFi

Number of Restaurants: 2

Year Opened: 2007

Number of Suites: 3 SUITES, 11 JR. SUITES

Other:

Number of Rooms: 60

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