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Sanctuary Lodge Machu Picchu

July 19, 2013 by

Sanctuary Lodge

View from Sanctuary Lodge at Machu Picchu.

Staying at the Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge is all about location. It’s the only hotel located next to the famous Inca Citadel. The historic hotel is recognized as a cultural part of the world handed down over generations.

The natural diversity of the historic sanctuary mountain setting was once only available to the Inca, noblemen, and priests and priestesses.

Sanctuary Lodge

Sanctuary Lodge a Boutique Hotel

The Sanctuary Lodge came into existence in 1928 as the result of several influential and forward-thinking European hoteliers. Now, decades later, the lodge is still dedicated to providing an unforgettable travel experience that provides high quality in a distinctive location just outside the gates of the Ina Citadel.

Bedrooms feature traditional Andean furnishings along with comfortable modern amenities.

  • Superior King Rooms: Stay in a Superior King room with limited views equipped with one king or two twin size beds. These rooms are ecologically-friendly and luxurious. Amenities include a furnished patio, high speed Internet, desk, widescreen cable TV, and iPod dock.
  • Deluxe Mountain View Rooms: Rooms offer views of the mountains and jungle across the Urubamba River. Rooms are furnished with king size bed and amenities include Internet service and widescreen TV.
  • Deluxe Mountain View and Terrace View Rooms: Deluxe Mountain View Terrace Rooms offer stunning panoramic views of the jungle and mountains. Enjoy your breakfast on the terrace and drink in the view along with your morning beverage. Rooms are furnished with two twin beds. Amenities are similar to those listed above.
  • Presidential Suites: These spacious, well-appointed suites offer a comfortable indoor sitting area furnished with a sofa, and is furnished with a king-size bed in a separate bedroom.¬†Amenities include the same as those in other rooms.


Hikes and Tours

The Sanctuary Lodge is ideally located for those who want to visit the Inca ruins or to explore the surrounding jungle. Sanctuary Lodge guides are available to arrange a variety of hikes to view the temples, the Inca Citadel, take in the lush jungle or other Inca ruins of Machu Picchu.

Photo credits: Julie Edgley, Lee Edwin Coursey, Lee Edwin Coursey

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