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Rooms and Suites at Belmond Sanctuary Lodge

From 1,512 USD
Standard Patio Room

Standard Patio Room ( 161ft2 )

The Standard Patio Room offers guests a unique blend of comfort and style. It boasts a spacious, furnished patio for outdoor relaxation. The room features

From 1,600 USD
Standard Room

Standard Room ( 161ft2 )

The Standard Room, designed for an eco-friendly experience, greets its guests with a comfortable king-size bed. It's perfect for those who wish to rise with

From 1,925 USD
Deluxe Patio Room

Deluxe Patio Room ( 161ft2 )

Nestled in the heart of the main building, Deluxe Patio Rooms present a serene sanctuary. Guests can enjoy peaceful mornings or relax in the evening

From 1,980 USD
Deluxe Room

Deluxe Room ( 161ft2 )

The Deluxe Room, nestled in a serene location, provides a visual feast of mountains and rainforest. Its windows frame nature's grandeur. They offer guests a

From 2,189 USD
Deluxe Terrace Room

Deluxe Terrace Room ( 183ft2 )

The Deluxe Terrace Room offers an experience of comfort and serenity. It is spacious and overlooks stunning mountains. This room features two cozy twin beds.

From 3,322 USD
1 Bedroom Suite

1 Bedroom Suite ( 377ft2 - 484ft2 )

The 1 Bedroom Suite nestles in a serene setting, offering guests tranquility. It boasts breathtaking mountain views, visible from a private terrace. The terrace itself

Belmond Sanctuary Lodge

In the midst of Peru, where a cool breeze teases the shady trees and surpasses the Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu, the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge is the perfect residence for tourists. Located right at the entrance, it is the best treatment a tourist could wish for when planning to hike the incredible Machu Picchu. Traditional goodies from Peru greet the guests. They are rid of their luggage from the entrance to experience the true bliss of this small luxury hotel right from the start. Moreover, guests from all over the world, including the United States, come here every year.

History

The Sanctuary Lodge, a Belmond Hotel, Machu Picchu, underwent multiple name changes. This was after many renovations, takeovers, and political interferences. The site of this hotel was once a barren land with a few huts and tiny houses. Here, monks visiting on pilgrimage would come to stay for a few nights. However, soon a building was constructed on the site and named Entur Peru.

Once the government started taking control of all the monasteries and religious locations, the hotel was again renamed Enturin. The regional government of Cusco, a city in Peru, then took it over. Supervised by Peru's National Institute of Culture and run by Orient-Express Hotel, the lodge was named Belmond Sanctuary Lodge in 2014.

Location

Securing a prominent location, Belmond Sanctuary Lodge is on top of the glorious mountains within the ruins and the monastery. All you need to do is take a three-and-a-half-hour journey from Cusco to the beautiful streets of Aguas Caliente. Next, head over for a thirty-minute drive to the lodge. Moreover, you don't have to worry about anything once you are at this spacious residence and around. The most helpful people you will ever meet will be there to assist.

Additionally, the magical gardens are perfect for sitting and relaxing in the early morning. So whether you want to enjoy your breakfast or have a glass of champagne with your partner, Belmond Sanctuary Lodge guarantees a peaceful stay. There will not be a dull moment throughout your stay. Moreover, the hotel's prime location makes the ancient citadel very accessible. Besides, it is the only hotel located at the entrance to Machu Picchu.

Rooms and Suites

Staying at Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, there are four different kinds of rooms. These are Standard rooms, Superior Terrace Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, and Bedroom Suites. The Standard Room has all the required LCD Satellite TV and minibar access. Plus, the Superior Terrace Rooms give you the additional benefit of accessing wireless internet. Moreover, each room provides twin or king-sized beds if you visit with a friend.

The rooms also feature a bold interior design, which complements the subtle view of the big windows display. After all, isn't it spectacular to have undisrupted mountain views from your bed? Moreover, the city's panoramic views and purified air are worth visiting and availing of the perks of the Belmond Sanctuary Hotel. It is no less than a haven for tourists.

In total, the luxury hotel has a small number of rooms, so consider yourself lucky if you can reserve a spot there for your vacation. However, the hotel features 29 lavish rooms and two executive suites that take comfort to a new level. Besides, these suites offer pretty much the same as the rooms, but with extra amenities.

Restaurant and Bar

Enhanced by the gentle murmur of hummingbirds, the dining experience at Belmond Sanctuary Hotel is no less than an adventure. The Tampo Restaurant is increasingly famous for its signature dishes such as Oxapampa Cheese and Crisp Palm heart. These delicacies will take you on a ride. Moreover, with their floor-to-ceiling windows, guests continually stare at the breathtaking views of Machu Picchu. Additionally, there is The Tinkuy Buffet Restaurant. It is open to guests at the lodge, providing buffet-style lunch.

The bartenders are well-trained and help you to make some meaningful memories at the bar. So whether you are sipping your green tea or getting a classic cocktail, the bar is the perfect place to spend your evening with friends. Here, you can have a grand time making happy memories while enjoying pisco sour tasting sessions.

Wine Tasting Sessions

Staying at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge gives you a constant view of the great mountains, and you can also witness the excellent wine tasting sessions every evening. First, fill up on a healthy breakfast. Next, prepare for a day full of trekking, exploring, and sightseeing. The breakfast is available from 6 am-9 am, with room service only available from 7 am-8 am.

At breakfast, famous cheese and Queso Peruano are offered along with quinoa pancakes and smoked trout. Moreover, the signature Tampu restaurant is renowned for its mouth-watering creamy sweet potatoes, fish ceviche, and stuffed alpaca.

Additional Amenities

Tourists need assistance from locals in everything to make their visit worthwhile. Therefore, the management at this hotel has arranged for every possible endeavor you would encounter. With a tour guide on your side, you can choose whether you want to go on a tiring expedition or roam around the picture-perfect spots in the neighborhood. So get in touch with the management and book a tour guide. Every day at this hotel is something special.

Safety Standards

Belmond Sanctuary Lodge maintains the latest safety standards, making it a safe space for locals and foreigners. Different activities can easily be arranged for children. These include treasure hunts, board games, and cycling. Moreover, orchards have a mesmerizing collection of flowers, vines, and some of the tallest pine trees in the country.

You can also indulge in a Pachamama Tribute Ceremony to improve your stay. With that, you can know more about the locals and their culture.

Takeaway

The Belmond Sanctuary Lodge is a must-visit. Its architecture pays the proper tribute to the Pre-Columbian era. Moreover, this small hotel's stones, crockery, and artistic showpieces give away the true essence of its heritage. We highly recommend that you add this hotel to your bucket list!

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Why we love this hotel

  • You can not stay closer to Machu Picchu. The hotel is located right at the entrance and perfect for exploring Machu Picchu.
  • Do not expect top-luxury - staying here is about the unique location and access to Machu Picchu.
  • Do not miss to have a massage at the open air platform overlooking the valley and Huayna Picchu.
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