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Belmond Sanctuary Lodge

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13/06/2017 14/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Belmond Sanctuary Lodge is the only lodging at the citadel and if one wants to spend more than a couple of hours seeing the ruins, staying there avoids the hassles of waiting in a very long line for the bus down to the town of Aguas Calientes to stay overnight, waiting again in the long line for the bus...

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Didmarton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is probably the best - certainly the most expensive - hotel we have ever stayed in. We were upgraded from a standard room to one with a terrace, which was lovely. The staff are exceptional - helpful, efficient, friendly. The room and shower room were beautifully organised, with everything you might need provided. We walked around the grounds and...

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belmond_hotels_peru, Gerente at Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your comments in Trip Advisor. 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. I am glad to know that you could enjoy our privileged location in front of the citadel, allowing you to enjoy as much...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

My wife and I stayed here while visiting Machu Picchu.this is the only hotel next to the park gates. If you don't stay here you have to take a bus up and down the hill side for 20 to 30 minutes every time you want to visit the national Park.everything about this hotel is perfect. The staff could not be...

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belmond_hotels_peru, Gerente at Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate for choosing our Lodge as a destination to organize your visit of Machu Picchu Citadel. I am deeply pleased to know that you could appreciate our location and facilities; our hotel offers the privilege to overnight on a platform of the Citadel who has been allowed to fully enjoy your visit to the magical citadel while...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The situation can't be beaten. It's a fabulous place, the grounds, plants, water pools and humming birds were special. The restaurant and bar are great and they do and evening Pisco Sour making lessons. We had a terrace with table, chair and sun-bed and the views were the best I had seen from a hotel. The room was charming and...

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belmond_hotels_peru, Gerente at Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We really appreciate the time you took for leaving your positive comments on the Trip Advisor. Thank you very much for your kindness and invaluable comments; I hope we can host you again in the near future. Sincerely, Marc Yeterian General Manager

Lake Oswego, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You cannot beat the convenience of this hotel. Only steps from the entrance to MP, you can get in early. The hotel itself is fine. Rooms are quite nice and most have private patios. Restaurant is good. Small but capable bar inside the restaurant.

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belmond_hotels_peru, Gerente at Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We really appreciate the time you took for leaving your positive comments on Trip Advisor. I am glad to know that you could enjoy our privileged location in front of the citadel, allowing you to enjoy as much as possible on your own schedule. Thank you very much for your invaluable comments and recommendation. Cordially, Marc Yeterian General...

Arvada, Colorado
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is literally over the top. Mere feet from the entrance to Machu Picchu, you are provided almost exclusive access to this magical place for many hours. We had the all inclusive package, so enjoyed breakfast, lunch and dinner, cocktails, beer and wine. The staff was professional and friendly. While the rooms are not huge, they were clean, modern...

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belmond_hotels_peru, Gerente at Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate your excellent comments and time to share your appreciation of our Lodge facilities and service. Our great location makes it for all our guests! I will pass your nice words to our wait staff mentioned. I am also glad that you will keep unforgettable memories of your trip to Peru, to Machu Picchu and of your...

Georgetown, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

While this is billed as a luxury hotel, it's actually rather ordinary. However its location right outside the entry gates to Machu Picchu make it extraordinary. You can't beat sitting on your patio with a view of Hanna Picchu and being able to walk into the ruins at will. The rooms are small but nice, with the usual luxury amenities....

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belmond_hotels_peru, Gerente at Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kindness and invaluable comments. Hereby let me express my appreciation for choosing the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge as a Wonderful Luxury place to organize your visit of Machu Picchu Citadel. Thank you very much for your compliments, I appreciate very much that you mentioned our personalized service that we offer with commitment to...

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very expensive hotel. Average grounds. Great staff -- good meals. The attraction is being at the gates of Machu Picchu. Definitely worth spending a night there. When the crowds leave at the end of the day or early in the morning, you almost have Machu Picchu to yourself. I have pictures of the site with no one in them! Wonderful...

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belmond_hotels_peru, Gerente at Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing this information with us!! We are very proud of our property, our people and our location! We are glad that you had great experiences with us during your stay. Finally I would like to thank you once again for sharing this great review. Sincerely, Marc Yeterian General Manager

Upstate NY
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in "shoulder season" so we only paid $925 a night for two nights. That included six very good gourmet meals including drinks. I was in the first three people in line to enter Machu Picchu in the morning and in the last ten to exit at night both days. No fighting with 300 people to get up there...

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belmond_hotels_peru, Gerente at Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, 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 the reasons you have mentioned. Thank you for your positive appraisal of our service staff. Thank...

Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you can get a reservation at this hotel, you will want to stay here. It abuts the ancient site and is 5*. Such convenience. The rooms are comfortable and the food and service are excellent. It gives you the opportunity to visit Machu Picchu early in the day before other tourists arrive, and go back and forth if you...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at Belmond Sanctuary Lodge; every process put in place is aimed at providing you with an unforgettable hotel experience. I am glad to know that you could enjoy our privileged location in front of the citadel, allowing you to enjoy as much as possible on your own...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Belmond Sanctuary Lodge enjoys a unique location just steps from the entrance to Machu Picchu; it is the only hotel beside the Inca citadel. This charming mountain retreat, set in orchid gardens, is the perfect place to relax, from early in the morning to magical moonlit nights. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Belmond Sanctuary Lodge

Address: Carretera Hiram Bingham Km 7.5 | Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu 5184, Peru
Region: Peru > Cusco Region > Sacred Valley > Machu Picchu
Price Range: $821 - $2,416 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Belmond Sanctuary Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 31
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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
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“All rooms are exceptional”
MJ869, 28 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with terraces onto the garden are lovely”
19lenny, 26 May 2017 | Read review
“Choose a terrace room when the weather is great you can sit outside and drink in the views.”
Patersontravel, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“They are all good.”
106geraldg, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“The mountain view rooms live up to their billing, but expect early noise from the first busses- but you want to get up anyway!”
Mayor_Marc, 23 May 2017 | Read review
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