Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel

Roughly 70 miles from Cusco and conveniently across from the train station for daily departures to the citadel, the Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel is an intimate Andean village on a 12.3-acre mountainside reserve. The 83 whitewashed adobe casitas are tucked away in the cloud forest among terraced hills, waterfalls and stone pathways.

Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel Review

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Choose the Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel for an enchanting respite in the Andean cloud forest that’s both its own retreat and near to the Machu Picchu citadel. The Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel’s beautiful setting will enhance your visit to the mystical and mysterious ruins of the city of Machu Picchu.

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The property has 12 acres of exquisite natural beauty, with lush vegetation and rich bio-diversity, where 214 bird species have been recorded, includinhg 18 types of native hummingbirds. Located in the heart of the Machu Picchu Historical Sanctuary, the hotel features incredible gardens with over 372 species of orchid (including some of the largest and most rare), native palms, ferns, begonias, fruit trees and medicinal plants. Inside the hotel guests can enjoy the eco media center, stocked with books and magazines on nature-related subjects as well as a book exchange on offer.


From the hotel in lovely Aguas Calientes, you are only minutes away by bus from this premier archeological adventure of the Inca Empire. Designed and maintained with a keen sense of beauty, the Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel blends the simple lines of Andean architecture, the exquisite handicraft of local artisans and tasteful furnishings. Adobe hand-made bricks, eucalyptus wood and cut stone are some of the building materials that give this Andean retreat a feeling of quaint warmth, as well as mysterious spirituality.


Situated under a traditional Amazonian Ese’Eja palm-thatched roof and decorated with regional crafts, Café Inkaterra blends Andean cuisine and architecture with a contemporary approach, creating innovative fusion-style fare. The first-class restaurant features stunning views of Vilcanota River and shares the secrets of Peruvian cuisine with a contemporary twist. Breakfast is served buffet style and a la carte lunch (or bagged lunch to go) and dinner is plated. Guests are refreshed by the welcome tea, included pisco sour, regular tea times and cocktail hours.


Guests may enjoy the Unu Spa, which combines classic relaxation options with a mystical Andean approach. Natural products are derived from local botanical extracts (mint, eucalyptus and orchids), providing a pleasing spiritual, sensual and soothing experience. Guided excursions into the tea plantation on the property enhance the senses and provide opportunities for guests to create their own tea blends from scratch. Binoculars are available for rent, and special services are available for an additional fee, including wine tasting, celebration ceremonies, cooking classes and more. Complimentary guided excursions on the grounds include birding, a nature walk, a visit to the orchid garden and a twilight walk.


Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel was designed with conservation as the focus from the very beginning. The floorplan was designed so no native hardwood trees suffered during construction, hydropower provides a renewable energy source and coffee and tea is sourced from the onsite organic gardens. Along with being a calm and relaxing oasis, the Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel supports scientific research and conservation efforts in discovering new species and protecting the Amazon rainforest.

Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel Accommodations

The 83 acclimatized rooms, each unique, lie nestled in the spectacular Andes mountain range. Each room offers private bathrooms with pure spring water, phone with direct national and international dialing, hairdryer, heating, hot water and wood-burning fireplace. Each villa and suite includes free satellite internet access, plasma screen satellite TV with DirecTV and/or DVD player, iPod speakers, complimentary minibar, safety box and cordless telephone. An additional bed may be requested (maximum one per casita), subject to availability.

Inkaterra Villas

Private, VIP villas are comprised of one Inkaterra Suite (with one king bed) adjoining one Suite (with one king or two twin beds), each with a terrace and plunge pool, sitting and dining areas. Each Inkaterra Villa overlooks a lush garden and features a private entrance. VIP treatment includes round-the-clock butler service and the option of private dining.

Inkaterra Suites

The Inkaterra Suite features one king bed, a personal garden and covered terrace, heated plunge pool, extra-large day bed, additional seating and outdoor shower. A second room features a gracious area for working or relaxing, as well as dining for four in front of an open fireplace.


The Suites feature one king or two twin beds, an outdoor shower, heated plunge pool, additional seating and a separate day bed.

Junior Deluxe & Junior Suites

The Junior Deluxe Suite is an expanded Junior Suite. Both suites offer one king or two twin beds, a separate sitting area and dining for two. Some suites offer a terrace.

Deluxe Superior & Superior Rooms

Both Deluxe Superior and Superior rooms feature one king or two twin beds, an inviting dining area for two and a complimentary minibar. Deluxe Superior rooms add a fireplace in front of the dining area and plasma screen TV with DirecTV.