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Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel

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- Upmarket hotel in tranquil setting
- Pool, spa, sauna and leafy gardens
- Two restaurants with lovely views
- Great location for Machu Picchu

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The Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel is an upmarket yet characterful property set in a 12 acre private woodland reserve in the Peruvian Andes, close to UNESCO World Heritage site Machu Picchu. Located just a few minutes from the bustling backpacker town of Aguas Calientes, this lovely, rustic retreat sits on a tranquil hillside overlooking the Vilcanota River. With 83 chic and spacious guest rooms and suites, a spa, swimming pool, and sauna, all surrounded by beautiful gardens and waterfalls, the hotel is highly comfortable and ideally placed for visits to Machu Picchu.

Guest areas include an outdoor swimming pool, spa, and traditional Andean sauna, plus a bar, gift shop, and small library. With super views of the Vilcanota River and surrounding peaks, the restaurant serves buffet breakfasts, and a la carte lunches and dinners, featuring contemporary, Peruvian-influenced cuisine. Guests can also dine at the more informal Café Inkaterra, a spacious thatched venue with similarly impressive views, open for lunch and dinner. Evening meal reservations are required. Tasting menus and wine tasting sessions are available, subject to arrangement. Wi-Fi is available in guest areas.

Nature walks are on offer around the estate with enthusiastic, informed guides. The area is home to over 200 bird species, including the exotic quetzal, and over 370 species of orchid grow in the region. The reservation also operates a conservation project to protect the endangered Andean Spectacled bear.

The property is close to the railway station, and either a two-hour trek or 30-minute bus ride away from the sprawling and remarkably well-preserved archaeological remains of Machu Picchu. Perched dramatically on a mountainside, 2450m above sea level, this stunning ancient Incan citadel lay undiscovered until 1911, having escaped the attention of the Spanish conquistadores in the 1600s. Opinion remains divided over Machu Picchu’s origins, with experts claiming the immaculately constructed stonework and distinctive terraces functioned as a former religious site, a city and political centre, or a royal retreat.

The accommodation comprises 83 rooms and suites laid out within the attractive grounds. Units vary in size, from superior rooms to expansive suites. All have king or twin beds, an ensuite bathroom, dining area, heating, minibar, and enjoy verdant garden views. Some suites come equipped with separate lounge and dining areas, and open fires, whilst the larger units have private outdoor terraces, some with Jacuzzis and alfresco showers. Most impressive of all is the ‘villa’ which offers extensive living space, a private garden, and a 24-hour butler service.

Children of all ages are welcome. Rooms and suites can accommodate up to three adults or two adults and two children, and one extra bed can be supplied per room, upon request. Guests under 12 years of age stay free of charge when sharing with parents. The hotel operates a Kids Club including child explorer kits especially for little ones, and activities such as treasure hunts in the grounds. A babysitting service can also be arranged. Parents are reminded to ensure that their children remain under adult supervision at all times.

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  • I would like to say a massive thank you for organising our Vietnam trip. The itinerary and execution were superb, as was the attention to detail. I would also like to thank the agent who was on the end of my whats app chat (I have no idea who they were!) – always available, always quick to respond, and kept me updated regarding times etc. Also, the guides Dan (north) and Tien (mid) were just excellent, and we really enjoyed their company. The lady (whose name I have forgotten) who was our additional guide for the DMZ day was exceedingly good and made that day very special.

    Missingfiona g reviewing Complete Vietnam For Families on 15 April 2024

  • Trip was great and all the arrangements were excellent so thank you for all the help!

    Drivers and transfers were all good - on time and very good service on each trip.

    Accommodation was lovely - Douar Samra was amazing (weather could have been better but lovely regardless). Riad in Marrakesh was also great!

    All in all a great trip and we loved the variety of the mountains, Marrakesh and the coast.

    Thanks you once again!

    MissingHardeep S reviewing Boutique Marrakech & Atlas Mountains on 15 April 2024

  • I was also just about to email you to thank you and the team for arranging yet again, another wonderful experience.

    Mount Kenya was spectacular and wild - I think I prefer it to Kili in many ways. The entire support team was professional, friendly and all round fantastic in making sure that we were safe, well fed and well looked after. In particular, we would commend Peter the guide as well as Paul one of the porters who doubled-up as his deputy on summit day. Our route was often shrouded in mist and rain that rapidly gathered in the valleys and moorlands, and we were very impressed at how Peter managed to navigate us safely through all of that notwithstanding. In addition, we loved learning about the history of Mount Kenya from him in the evenings. And ofcourse, I was blown away by the lovely birthday surprise at the end complete with balloons and a delicious cake that had journeyed with us from day 1. One thing we might recommend because of the sudden change in weather (it would sometimes get extremely cold and wet) is for the equipment list to be a little bit more detailed in terms of its recommendations e.g. layers to be moisture-wicking, walking boots be waterproof, doubling up on socks to avoid blisters etc.

    El Karama is a beautiful conservancy and the lodge a true labour of love. Great hospitality in a relaxed environment. Delicious, fresh food. We enjoyed the drives, even if we didn't see much wildlife as the heavens opened on us for the last two outings. However, since it was very much geared towards families, I am not sure if I would stay again without kids. That said, I think it was perfect for a 3d/2n stay post mountain, and a much better choice than flying to the masai mara given the limited time we had.

    Our transits were smooth. Samuel the driver was always on time, drove safely and kept the vehicle clean.

    So it was a brilliant experience and one which I certainly will cherish for some time to come. It was great to work with you for a third time, and I certainly hope it won't be the last

    MissingJuhae C reviewing Mount Kenya Sirimon Naro Moru Trek on 01 March 2024

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