Where to sleep in Machu Picchu?

On the trip to Machu Picchu, tourists can stay in hotels of different categories. There are services from 5, 4 and 3 stars. There are also cheap accommodations for backpackers. There are two main options: staying in the city of Cusco (100 kilometers from Machu Picchu) or staying in the town of Aguas Calientes (only 10 kilometers from the Inca city).

5 star hotels in Cusco

The city of Cusco has nine high quality 5 star hotels. From there many tourists depart to visit Machu Picchu during the 1 day trip.

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5 star hotels in Cusco

4 star hotels in Cusco

The city of Cusco has up to eleven high quality 4 star hotels. From Cusco you leave for Machu Picchu on a 1 day round trip.

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4 star hotels in Cusco

3 star hotels in Cusco

The city of Cusco has dozens of 3 star hotels to make the trip to Machu Picchu. All include internet, TV, hot shower, comfort and more.

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3 star hotels in Cusco

4 star hotels in Machu Picchu

The 4 star hotels in Aguas Calientes are: the Casa del Sol, the Taypikala, the Tierra Viva and the Inkaterra. They are all just 30 minutes from Machu Picchu.

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4 star hotels in Machu Picchu

5 star hotels in Machu Picchu

On the trip to Machu Picchu you can choose between two 5 star hotels: the Sumaq Hotel and the Sanctuary Lodge. The latter is located next to Machupicchu.

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5 star hotels in Machu Picchu

Backpacker hotels in Machu Picchu

Aguas Calientes is only 30 minutes by bus from Machu Picchu. There are cheap accommodations: shared and private rooms from 15 dollars.

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Backpacker hotels in Machu Picchu

3 star hotels in Machu Picchu

Aguas Calientes is the closest tourist town to Machu Picchu. There are dozens of 3 star hotels with good service. Find out prices, addresses and more.

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3 star hotels in Machu Picchu

Backpacker Hotels in Cusco

Cusco offers cheap lodging for an economical trip to Machu Picchu. Prices in shared rooms start at 6 dollars.

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Backpacker Hotels in Cusco

More information about hotels in Machu Picchu

  • Are there hotels in Machu Picchu?
    Most hotels are located in the town of Aguas Calientes, 10 kilometers from Machu Picchu. Next to the archaeological site of Machupicchu there is only one 5-star hotel: the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge.
  • What are the 5 star hotels in Machu Picchu?
    In Machu Picchu and the town of Aguas Calientes there are only two 5-star hotels: the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge and the Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel. In the city of Cusco, 100 kilometers from Machupicchu, there are up to nine hotels in this category.
  • Are there hostels for backpackers in Machu Picchu?
    Yes, in the town of Aguas Calientes there are dozens of cheap lodgings for so-called backpackers. Highlights: the Supertramp Hostel, the Illary Inn Hotel, the Machu Picchu Packer Hotel, the Machu Picchu Guest House Hotel, the Hotel Machu Picchu Land B&B and the Casa Machu Picchu Hostel.
  • How much does a 3-star hotel cost on average in Machu Picchu?
    In Aguas Calientes and the city of Cusco there are several 3-star hotels. Prices vary according to each hotel. However, the costs could be approximated between 45 and 150 dollars per night.
  • Are the hotels in Machu Picchu safe?
    Yes, the hotels in Machu Picchu have security cameras and 24-hour surveillance. In addition, the town of Aguas Calientes is one of the safest places in all of Peru.
  • How much does it cost for a night in a 5-star hotel in Machu Picchu?
    The 5-star hotels in Machu Picchu and the city of Cusco have a cost that varies between 470 and 1,300 dollars per night, depending on the service you choose.
  • Do hotels include breakfast?
    Yes, the vast majority of hotels in Machu Picchu and the city of Cusco include an American-style breakfast. Thus, the visitor will be able to save time and money on his visit to Machu Picchu.

Enjoy the trip to Machu Picchu with the best services

Choose one of the 4 types of tickets

The entrance to Machu Picchu offers discounts for university students, those under 18 years of age and citizens of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia. Children under 3 years enter free! Get your entry to 'mapi' here.

We take you wherever you want in Cusco

The private transportation service takes you to any tourist destination in Cusco. Travel with total security in a private service for you, your partner, your friends or family. Includes pick up service from the airport or transfer to Machu Picchu train station, book here!

An unforgettable train trip to Machu Picchu

In total there are four tourist train services to Machu Picchu: Expedition, Vistadome, Vistadome Observatory and the Hiram Bingham luxury train. They all belong to the prestigious Peru Rail company. Buy the tickets here! Take advantage of the discounts!

Get on the final bus to Machu Picchu

The train trip will leave you in the town of Aguas Calientes, 10 kilometers from Machu Picchu. For this last section you must get the bus to Machu Picchu, a comfortable service that takes care of the environment of the wonder of the world. Buy your bus ticket here!

Tour Machu Picchu with a professional guide

In Machu Picchu the tour guide service is not mandatory. However, most tourists decide to go accompanied by a guide. This way they will be able to fully understand the history and importance of the wonder of the Incas.

Machupicchu all inclusive 1 day

If you do not want to buy each ticket to Machu Picchu separately, it is best to hire an all-inclusive tour. Includes: transfer to the station, train ticket, tour guide, entrance fee and lunch option at the best ‘mapi’ restaurant. Book the tour here!