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Belmond Sanctuary Lodge

Machu Picchu, Cusco, Peru

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Belmond Sanctuary Lodge
Belmond Sanctuary Lodge is the only hotel located adjacent to the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu and the best hotel by which to explore the beautiful surrounding area.

One of the world's major heritage sites, Machu Picchu is a sacred and magical place of spectacular sunrises and mystical moonlit nights.

Offering luxury accommodation, simply composed Peruvian cuisine with delightful little touches, Belmond Sanctuary lodge is the perfect place to relax and unwind in the shadow of the Lost City.
Hotel Address:
  • Belmond Sanctuary Lodge
  • Hiram Bingham Ave
  • Machu Picchu, Cusco,
  • Peru
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Location Summary
Machu Picchu, the Lost City of the Incas, is one of the most famous examples of Inca architecture and is located 112 km from the city of Cuzco (a 3½ hour train journey), 2,350 meters above sea level.

The ruins are located in a lush jungle and are believed to have been built in the mid-15th century by Inca Pachacutec. Lost in history, the ruins were not discovered until 1911 by the American explorer, Hiram Bingham. This famous citadel combines the visual and spiritual force of magnificent natural scenery with the natural diversity of a historic sanctuary, recognised as a Cultural and Natural Patrimony of the World. Only the Inca and his noblemen, priests, priestesses and chosen women (Akllas) had free access to the premises of the Machu Picchu sanctuary.

Directions to Hotel
By train to Machu Picchu Town. Allow three and a half hours from Cuzco. Train service is provided by PeruRail.

By road to Ollantaytambo, then by train to Machu Picchu Town. Allow three hours. Train service is provided by PeruRail. Once in Machu Picchu Town a regular bus service operates between Machu Picchu Town and the Inca ruins where Belmond Sanctuary Lodge is located. Allow 20 minutes. Please note that there are no taxis from Machu Picchu Town to the Machu Picchu Citadel, the only form of transportation is on public buses.

By foot along the old Inca trail. Allow four or five days.
Note Bene
The lodge is located only seconds away from Incan ruins.
Fine Dining On Site
At Tampu Restaurant, take in the wonderful views befitting one of the few restaurants in Machu Picchu while you savour a selection of delightful dishes.
Child Programs
One room can accomodate a family
Spa Facility
At Belmond Sanctuary lodge we offer a range of massages and aromatherapy treatments. Based on ancient Inca techniques, these will leave you feeling pampered and rejuvenated.
Ecological Tourism
Hiking through the Incan ruins.
In the Andes and Incan ruins, hike to and from the lodge
Recommended Rooms
All rooms are uniquely designed and decorated.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
Available Activities
  • - Ecological Tourism
    - Hiking
    - Shopping
    - Theatre & Museums

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