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Belmond Sanctuary Lodge

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Carretera Hiram Bingham Km 7.5 Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu 5184 Peru See on map
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had the best time staying here! The hotel is beautiful and only about an hour from Macchu Picchu. I loved the showers that overlook the river. Came here for a wedding and never wanted to leave. The rooms are spacious and he entire property is...More

Thank Berry785
Reviewed 3 days ago

The SL offers amazing service at every point of contact. Probably the best service we’ve ever experienced in years of traveling. Example: room service couldn’t hear our order on the phone and responded, “we will come to your room.” 18 seconds later there’s a knock....More

Thank CarolnRobb
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Despite high prices, we chose to stay at the Sanctuary Lodge as it was well rated and the only one right next to the sanctuary. However, our experience was not that great. Despite asking a number of times, we were not guided correctly on how...More

Thank Nandiniadya
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I should start off by saying I am not usually one to splurge for luxury hotels because it’s just not something that’s important to me. Give me a clean bed in a quiet safe room and I’m usually quite content. I will, however, be willing...More

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Response from belmond_hotels_peru, Gerente at Belmond Sanctuary LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear W H, We are absolutely sure you had a great experience during your trip to Peru and your visit o Machu Picchu. This amazing country really has lots to offer. Undoubtedly our privileged location is a unique feature all our guests enjoy basically for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel requires a non-refundable payment in order to book and the availability is limited since they only have 40 rooms and 1 night is plenty. We booked this place thinking that we would be able to beat the crowds, but found that there is...More

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Response from belmond_hotels_peru, Gerente at Belmond Sanctuary LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ktjf0, Thank you for genuinely bringing your comments to our attention, the commitment of Belmond Sanctuary Lodge is to give the best to our guests and your overall impressions about your stay are very important to us. From your recent feedback, I am extremely...More

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No picture of Machu Picchu can prepare you for seeing it with your own eyes. Perched high in the Andes, it is one of few places in the world that can be described as truly unmissable. It’s on everyone’s ...More travel wish list, attracting a million visitors each year. But there’s only one way to see it in style: by staying at Belmond Sanctuary Lodge. When we say we’re one of a kind, we mean it. Belmond Sanctuary Lodge is the only hotel that sits at the entrance of the ancient Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. For years we have been the unofficial gateway to the Inca world, inviting our guests to explore with unrivalled access and expert guidance. While most visitors to the citadel endure a winding bus ride from Aguas Calientes, our snug retreat is a few footsteps away. Wake before sunrise and be the first through the gates. The mountains look magnificent emerging from a thick cloak of mist, and Machu Picchu is stunning in solitude. Stop, breathe and soak it all in. Less
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Also Known As
Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge By Orient-Express Hotel Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu Sanctuary Hotel
Sanctuary Lodge Machu Picchu
Peru > Cusco Region > Sacred Valley > Machu Picchu
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Gray G
2 July 2018|
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Response from kmudan | Reviewed this property |
Dear Gary G: Belmond Sanctuary is a unique place, which provides exquisite food and outstanding service, done in style! The bar service is also excellent (and some may be included in your package). We were a group of 10... More
5 April 2018|
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Response from Jacob M | Reviewed this property |
It’s literally right next to Machu Picchu. Couldn’t get any closer. We were there in January, it is the rainy season. But, the rain usually is in the afternoon. We had one day without rain, and on the second day, it started... More
Alina K
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Response from DJTweeky | Reviewed this property |
The garden suites have a nice patio but no balconies. Most of the hotel is ground floor. There are several nice terraces where you can lounge. GREAT hotel!
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"Rooms in the high 30's have best view."
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"Do not get a patio view"
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"Garden facing, NOT overlooking the "bus stop.""
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"Ask for standard bed linen as well; with those provided you might feel too hot"
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