The Hotel

Unwind in the shadow of the Lost City

Sanctuary Lodge is the only hotel located next to the mystifying Inca citadel. As the only Machu Picchu hotel, you’ll be perfectly positioned to feel the heartbeat of this ancient wonder.

Sit out on the terrace and savor Peruvian cuisine based on produce grown on the Lodge’s own plot. This delightful hideaway is the ideal place to relax after a day packed with adventure.

At a glance

  • ACCOMMODATION 29 rooms and 2 suites
  • DINING Restaurant and bar
  • FEATURES Orchid garden and relaxation area
  • ACTIVITIES Coca tea leaf readings, private sunrise breakfast, cacao and coffee experience
  • EVENTS Mystical wedding and blessing ceremonies
  • LOCATION Adjacent to the Machu Picchu citadel entrance


Every step brings a new discovery



Paradise Found

Before you explore the majestic citadel, recharge your batteries at our ideally located slice of paradise. Your personal gateway to the Inca world is here to welcome you.

Tampu Bar & Restaurant

Innovative Authenticity

Oxapampa cheese. Crisp palm heart. Sacred Valley mushrooms. We get our seasonal organic produce direct from local farmers, for the ultimate gastronomic adventure.

Tinkuy Buffet Restaurant

Mouthwatering Choice

Unbeatable views paired with sumptuous cuisine make this a dining experience like no other. Using local Andean ingredients like corn and alpaca, Peruvian classics reign supreme.

Relaxation Area

Pared-Back Luxury

Let nature nourish you with an alfresco treatment facing the majestic Huayna Picchu. Recalibrate with yoga. Only the occasional passing butterfly can interrupt the peace here.

Machu Picchu Entrance

For Your Convenience

We’re the only hotel located at the entrance to Machu Picchu. The majestic Inca citadel is awe-inspiring and the most important archaeological site in the world.

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A Visual Journey

Take a closer look at the hotel and its beautiful surroundings.

Different. Better. Special.

Staying with us turns a trip to Machu Picchu into an unforgettably unique escape. Here are just some of the features that make us stand out from the crowd.

A guest sits in easy pose as she does yoga at the relaxation area, with incredible views of Machu Picchu, seen from behind.

Relaxation Area

A day exploring the breathtaking Inca citadel can leave you needing some rest and relaxation.

At Sanctuary Lodge, we offer a range of massages and aromatherapy treatments. Based on ancient Inca techniques, these will leave you feeling pampered and rejuvenated. Soak up Machu Picchu’s spiritual energy, marvel at the views and breath a sigh of relief in our relaxation area.

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Close-up of a tropical bird resting on the branch of a tropical succulent


The magnificent gardens at the Lodge boast stunning views across Machu Picchu. They make for a picture perfect place to relax during your stay.

Located behind the main building, here you can marvel at the near-countless variety of flowers and birds that populate the region.



Visitors to Peru are exempt from the country’s 18% sales tax on charges for their room and food upon presentation at check in with a valid passport and/or Peruvian immigration card. The hotel invoice must be made out to the guest’s name and not to a company name.

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