El Mapi Hotel by Inkaterra

Close to the central train station and just a short bus ride from the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, the El Mapi Hotel by Inkaterra offers smart, contemporary accommodation and a friendly, down-to-earth atmosphere in the heart of Machu Picchu Pueblo. Also known as Aguas Calientes, this vibrant village is the main gateway to the famous ruins and also a great base for exploring the region’s lush cloud forests and many waterfalls.

Guests at the El Mapi Hotel by Inkaterra can choose from large modern rooms flooded with natural light or oversized suites with a small, separate sitting areas. All come equipped with huge windows, premium bedding and fluffy bathrobes, with natural herbal amenities stocked in the generous ensuite bathrooms.

A nutritious buffet breakfast is served every day in the airy onsite restaurant, which also provides packed lunches – convenient for travellers looking to spend a full day hiking or exploring the ruins at Machu Picchu. There is also a convivial bar as well as an elegant top-floor spa – both excellent places to conclude a long day of outdoor discovery.

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How to get to El Mapi Hotel by Inkaterra

The El Mapi Hotel by Inkaterra is steps from Machu Picchu Pueblo’s centre and train station. It is most easily accessible by rail from the Sacred Valley and Cusco.

El Mapi Hotel by Inkaterra Highlights

  • An upscale, contemporary hotel located in the village of Machu Picchu Pueblo
  • Close to the train station and to the famous ruins of Machu Picchu
  • Chic, modern rooms and suites filled with natural light
  • A large, airy restaurant offering buffet, a la carte and takeaway meals
  • A great base for exploring the region’s lush cloud forests

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Why Peru: Peru is a spectacular destination of ancient Inca ruins, stunning Spanish colonial architecture, snow-covered mountains and lush Amazon jungle teeming with incredible fauna and flora.

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Combine With: A trip to Peru is easily combined with Bolivia, Ecuador, Chile, Argentina, Patagonia or Brazil. Alternatively, you could visit  Central America.

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