The Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel is located in the heart of Machu Picchu Historical Reserve next to the Machu Picchu Pueblo (formerly Aguas Calientes). The Hotel is one of the world's most appealing boutique hotels, a fusion of utmost calmness, opulent comfort, Andean style and architecture, and natural beauty, which spreads over 12 acres of low-rise cottages, streams, gushing waterfalls, plantations, and wild forest interspersed by stone pathways.
Popular with those heading to the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu, Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel is an intimate Andean village with terraced hills, waterfalls, stone pathways, and 83 whitewashed adobe casitas tucked away in the cloud forest. Member of National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World, the property has 12 acres of exquisite natural beauty, where 214 bird species – such as the golden-headed quetzal and the iconic Andean cock-of-the-rock – and the world’s largest native orchid collection (372 species) have been registered.
After exploring the Historic Sanctuary and in-house excursions, guests can enjoy the Unu Spa, which combines the classic nurturing with a mystical Andean approach. Natural products are derived from local botanical extracts (mint, eucalyptus, and orchids), thus providing a pleasing spiritual, sensual and soothing experience. The first-class restaurant features the Vilcanota River's stunning views and shares Peruvian cuisine's secrets with a contemporary twist.
Accommodations - The Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel has 81 rooms and suites(from 310 to 1,890 sq.ft.), two 2-suite Villas (approx.3,500 sq. ft.), beautifully furnished with regional timber, nestled in one or two-story whitewash cottages, reached by attractive stone pathways and styled with local handcrafted Andean architecture. All rooms and suites feature telephone, heater, deluxe kit of amenities and aromatherapy products, and nightly turndown service.
Dining - The main restaurant is a comfortable, spacious dining room built as a large glasshouse with an exceptional view of the Urubamba River and the surrounding green and imposing Andean mountains. The new Cafe Inkaterra, located just a few meters from the Machu Picchu train station, offers exquisite, healthy, and light varied Peruvian dishes, together with a wide variety of fresh regional fruit juices. The Bar offers a comfortable atmosphere with a selection of drinks, wines, light snacks, and board games.
''Cafe Inkaterra'' - This restaurant blends Andean cuisine and architecture with a contemporary approach, creating innovative fusion-style fare. Café Inkaterra is situated under a traditional Amazonian palm-thatched roof and is decorated with regional crafts. Both an experienced and a destination, Café Inkaterra, features an intimate setting overlooking the Vilcanota River. It is ideal for travelers to unwind, far from the crowds, after visiting the ancient Machu Picchu Citadel and waiting for their train after check out.
Wellness - Unu Spa (water in Quechua) is Inkaterra’s unique SPA concept, combining the classic nurturing of a Spa with a mystical traditionally Andean approach. All products are 100% natural, obtained from local botanical extracts, providing a pleasing spiritual, sensual and soothing experience.UNU Spa is located near the Andean Sauna and the natural flowing spring-water pond at Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel.
Guide to Machu Picchu - A visit to Machu Picchu citadel is truly a once in a lifetime experience. You will marvel at this spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Site while also have the chance to enjoy a village, the beauty of the cloud forest, and a Historical Reserve, truly one of the World’s 7 New Wonders. To fully capture the magic, you need to understand what to expect; thus, we prepared this important information as your guide to your visit to Machu Picchu. Please read this as you prepare for what will be one of the most amazing trips of your life.
Location - Machu Picchu Pueblo - (formerly Aguas Calientes) – province of Urubamba. Located at 2,020 meters (6,627 ft.) above sea level, the hotel occupies a private five-hectare (12.3-acre) mountainside reserve, just across from the train station of Machu Picchu Pueblo. 110 kilometers (70 miles) from the City of Cusco between the highlands and the rain forest. Cusco City is 3.5 hours away by train; the recommended route is to travel by car to Ollantaytambo and continue by train for one and a half hours. It is also possible to walk the Inca Trail on a one-day trip, exploring the archeological remains, and return by bus.