Terrazas del Inca

Calle Wiracocha M-18-4, Machu Picchu, Cuzco, Peru
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Hotel Description

At the Terrazas del Inca hotel guests can enjoy beautiful panoramic views of the lush mountains surrounding Machu Picchu and the soothing murmur of the Aguas Calientes River that flows past its door.

The guest rooms are clean and nicely decorated, each one appointed with a telephone, private bathroom and comfortable beds. Among the hotel's common areas are a cozy lounge and open-air terraces where guests can socialize and admire the stunning views.

Area

The hotel is located in the town of Aguas Calientes, just a five-minute walk from the train station and the bus station with service to Machu Picchu. The hot springs are a short distance away uphill, also reachable by foot.

Food & Beverage

A complimentary American breakfast is served each morning from 4:30 to 10 am and a vegetarian breakfast is available upon request. The on-site café is open all day long, offering tea, regular coffee, espresso and a variety of sandwiches that are great for packing for all-day trips to the ruins. Room service is also available.

How To Get There

To get to the hotel from the train station, head north until you reach the river, then take a right up the hill for one block. Cross the bridge over the river and continue along Yahuar Huaca St. for one block. At the intersection take a right up Inca Pachacutec St. then your next right onto Wiracocha St. Follow this street for one block and you'll arrive at the hotel on your left, alongside the river.

Amenities & Services

General:

Daily Newspapers, Ground-Floor Terrace, Breakfast, Roof-Top Terrace, Family Friendly, 24-Hour Front Desk, Lounge Area, Garden, Guest Kitchen, Free Coffee and/or Tea 24/7, Facilities For Disabled Guests, Coffee Shop.

Services:

Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN (free), Computers with Internet Connection, Medical Assistance, Currency Exchange, Photocopying, Luggage Storage, Ironing Service, Tours and Excursions, Safety Deposit Box at Reception, Laundry Service, Room Service, Fax, In-Room Breakfast Option, Wake-Up Service.

On-Site Activities:

Collection of Books, Massage Service.

Nearby Attractions:

Sightseeing Tours, Ecological Park, Hot Springs, Historic Site, Trekking, Hiking, Museum, Crafts Market, Nature Reserve, Orchid Spotting, Climbing, Waterfalls, Railroad Station, Archeological Site.

Languages:

Spanish, English.

Pick-up and Drop-off

Rail Travel

Room rates include transfer from the railroad station to the hotel.

Hotel Policy

Check-in and Check-out Times

Check-in time: 10am
Check-out time: 9am

Smoking

Smoking is permitted in the communal areas, but not in the guest rooms.

Pets

Guests are not allowed to bring pets onto the property.

Extra Beds

Children under 6 years of age can stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Cribs for children under 2 years of age are available for free.
Extra beds for children under 18 years of age are available at a surcharge of USD 20.
Extra beds for adults are available at a surcharge of USD 20.

Accepted Credit Cards

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club.

Traveler Reviews (14)

The guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at the Terrazas del Inca. Below are opinions of guests that reflected their own experiences.

7.9 Review Score
Carmen

United States
Family Trip
07/04/2013

8
Aguas Calientes
Nice hotel an very friendly staff. We would recommend this hotel, if you are going to Macchu Picchu.
Monica Deamel

Canada
Backpacking
04/28/2013

7
Cute little gem
After hiking the Inka trail we stayed at Terrazas del Inka and thought it very comfortable, clean and quaint. Staff was helpful and we were near the hot springs. This place actually had hot water for showering!
Anonymous

United States
Backpacking
12/07/2012

8
Nice place!
The room was clean. Price is good. They provide free coca tea throughout our stay and also after check out. Good location, 5 mins from train/bus station. Only drawback would be weak wifi signal in bedroom.
Dean

United States
Relaxation
09/12/2012

9
Charming and affordable.
Served a wonderful free breakfast in their dining area. Cordial and helpful in every way. Had a lockup space for our luggage while we went to Macchu Picchu. Enjoyed our stay there.
Anonymous

United States
Culture
05/26/2012

8
machu pichu
It was a nicely run 3 star hotel. It is definitely a good choice because it is relatively cheap compared to the overpriced town, yet it still has quality. The only downside is that you must know how to speak spanish to converse with the owners, luckily I had friends who did. Very trust-able. We left our luggage there for the day while hiking and everything was there the way we left it in the morning.
Cristiano

Brazil
Culture
11/14/2011

10
Very Nice!
Very nice people. Soledad and all the other guys make me feel like in my own home. The room was comfortable, clean, spacious and it has a wonderful view.
Jerry

United States
Family Trip
11/12/2011

8
Trip to Machu Picchu
Hotel is up the hill form the train station, which is a bit of a lug. The hotel is very clean, and the staff is very friendly and helpful. We had a great breakfast as we prepared to go to Machu Picchu. The shower in our room had plenty of hot water. I would definitely stay there again.

Amy

United States
Culture
10/02/2011

8
Nice place!
A friend and I stayed at the Terrazas del Inca in Aguas Calientes for 2 nights. It was a nice room; very friendly staff; breakfast was good (one of the few places where we actually got an egg instead of just bread/jam); and the location was nice right on the river. The town is compact so everything is within walking distance and it was a short 5-minute walk from the train station. I'd stay again with no hesitation.
Adam

United States
Hiking
09/04/2011

7
Great place
Stayed for only 1 night and trained it back to Cusco the same day as visiting MP. Hotel location is upstream 300 meters which is fine. If you cant hike 300 meters to the hotel then don't bother with the ruins. Hotel has no TV's but the rushing water from the river is great white noise. Other than the river the hotel is in a quiet area and you never hear any trains. Plenty of hot water and clean. Very helpful staff and they provide a pack lunch for the MP day for a few bucks. They will store your backs for the days hike for free. Lot's of restaurants everywhere as Aquas Calientes is not that big, all are easy to reach. The hotel is friendly, basic necessities and affordable. Since MP admission, the bus to get to the entrance, and the train to Aguas Calientes are price gouging, this a great hotel to offset some of those costs.
Marilyn

United States
Culture
08/24/2011

8
Excellent hotel
This hotel is beautiful on the inside..a surprise from the narrow street it´s on. It´s a few blocks from the plaza and on a fairly steep hill in the high altitude of Cuzco, but most places are walkable. My room was rather small but large enough and comfortable. The spanish decor and view are spectacular, and the attendants at the front desk are helpful. The many uneven steps lead to several levels and presented a bit of a challenge with my sore muscles from climbing at Machu Picchu the day before!
Anonymous

New Zealand
Culture
06/16/2011

8
very helpful staff
I stayed here for 2 nights and found the staff very friendly and helpful. The location was lovely right next to the river. As it was my birthday I even received a lovely cup and saucer from the hotel as a suvineer.
I would definitely recommend this hotel to others.
Anonymous

United States
Backpacking
05/26/2011

7
Cheap, but a good deal for the money
For the offered price you usually don't expect much. This hotel exceeded my expectations. The water in the shower was hot and the beds were OK. The staff here, including Carlos who helped me with several questions about AC and MP in advance of my arrival, were very helpful and friendly. The staff I dealt with were all bi-lingual. They have a computer available for guests to check emails and internet, with no charge. At night I was able to open the window and hear the river, and got a great night's sleep for a 3:15am wakeup. In short, the staff was very helpful telling me where to get my MP ticket and bus ticket the day before, and made my stay as smooth as possible so I had no worries for the busy next day at MP. In summary, if you're looking for a fancy place to say, then skip this place. But if you're looking for a no-frills, basic place with great service and helpful staff, this place fits the bill. If I go back to MP, I'll stay here again.
Cj

United States
Backpacking
05/18/2011

8
Quiet, clean delightful...
After hiking the Camino Inka stayed one night, delightful place. Above the noise of the main drag, restful 'roar' of the river, really special. Pleasant folks, nice breakfast and internet.
Roger

United States
Family Trip
05/03/2011

7
I'd go back
Friendly helpful staff with good sized room on the cold side and poor water pressure but did have hot water 24 hrs. Fair price in a town renowned for being overpriced.
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