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Belmond Sanctuary Lodge

Carretera Hiram Bingham s/n Machu Picchu Citadel, Machu Picchu, Peru
+51 8421 1038


Overall guest ratings

8.6/10 Excellent
Based on 209 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.4
  • 9.1
  • 8.6
  • 4.6

Good to know

  • Great menu
  • Wonderful sightseeing


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    Belmond sanctuary lodge is the only hotel located adjacent to the ancient citadel of machu picchu and the best point by which to explore the beautiful surrounding area. The lodge is located only 50 meters from the main entrance to the archaeological site. Only the select few who stay at the lodge have access to the ruins both before and after the throngs of tourists arrive and depart from mid-morning to mid-afternoon. The benefit of exploring the ruins when they are relatively empty is not to be underestimated, and a key benefit of staying at the lodge. The magnificent gardens at the lodge boast stunning views across machu picchu and are a popular location for breakfast, as well as champagne at any time. They also offer the perfect location in which to relax during your stay. The gardens are located at the back of the main building, where you can find a great variety of native plants and flowers, including many orchids. 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. Facilities include two restaurants, bar, limited business services, gift shop and internet terminals for guest use. Complimentary high-speed wireless internet service is available in guestrooms and public areas. Rates include breakfast, lunch and dinner or breakfast only in the lodge's restaurant, depending on the rate plan purchased. Concierge, room service and laundry services are available. Accommodations reflect the casual, intimate atmosphere of a home away from home. There are two suites and twenty-nine rooms, twelve of which feature amazing views of the mountains. Amenities available in all rooms and suites include complimentary wireless internet access, high-definition lcd widescreen tv with movie channels, ipod dock, dvd player and lending library, dual 110v-220v voltage, ceiling fan, mini-bar, personal safe, desk, bottled water and windows that open for fresh air.

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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Concierge service
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Gift shop
    • Laundry facilities
    • Laundry service
    • Room service
    • Spa
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Cable or satellite TV
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)
    • Free Internet
    • Pets not allowed
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Guest reviews

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    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 209 reviews
    • 9.4 "World class service."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 9.1 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 8.6 "Location is great."
      8.9 "89% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.5 "Food is delicious."
      8.6 "86% loved the menu selection."
    • 5.6 "Vibe was decent."
      5.7 "57% thought the atmosphere was somewhat friendly."
      5.7 "Only 57% thought, the hotel was luxurious."
    • 4.6 "Rooms are not good."
      2.5 "75% complained about the bathroom."
      0.7 "93% said rooms were small."
      4.2 "Air conditioning was criticized by 58%."
    • 3.7 "Value below average."
      4.3 "The price was too high for 57%."
    • 3.3 "Not very comfortable."
      0.7 "93% said rooms were small."
      4.2 "Air conditioning was criticized by 58%."
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    Overall rating

    8.8 Excellent
    Based on 148 reviews
    • 9.3 "World class service."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 9.2 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 8.7 "Food is delicious."
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
    • 5.8 "Vibe was decent."
      6.0 "60% thought the atmosphere was somewhat friendly."
    • 4.9 "Rooms are not good."
      3.0 "70% complained about the bathroom."
    • 3.4 "Not very comfortable."
    • 3.3 "Value below average."
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    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 60 reviews
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.6 "Location is great."
    • 8.5 "Food is delicious."
    • 4.1 "Rooms are not good."
    • 3.4 "Value below average."
    Hotel type
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
    Good to know
    "Great menu"
    "Wonderful sightseeing"
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