Eco Quechua Lodge

Sauce Pampa s/n, Santa Teresa, Machu Picchu, Cuzco, Peru
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Hotel Description

Founded by a former guide who fell in love with the forests of Santa Teresa, the Eco Quechua Lodge is a hotel and restaurant/bar where guests can enjoy a carbon-neutral vacation immersed in the beauty and tranquility of nature.

Situated less than three miles northwest from the famed Machu Picchu citadel, the hotel lies within a private nature reserve along a rushing river where lush tropical foliage and biodiversity abound.

Built with wood from local sources and palm thatch collected by a neighboring Machiguenga tribe, it features eco-friendly facilities such as solar water heaters and a low-impact septic system.

The bungalows are comfortable retreats complete with orthopedic mattresses and large, shared bathrooms, ideal for relaxing after a day full of bird watching, hiking, swimming, fishing, strolling through a canopy walkway or visiting a nearby indigenous community.

Area

The lodge is located just outside the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu at an altitude of 5,019 feet above sea level. It is situated within the Santa Teresa district of Cuzco's La Convención province within a private natural forest reserve along a rushing river. An indigenous Machiguenga community lives nearby.

Food & Beverage

A buffet breakfast is included in the price of lodging. Guests can expect typical Peruvian lunches, candlelight dinners and wine from the wine cellar. The dining room overlooks lush rainforest.

How To Get There

Guests have plenty of options when it comes to deciding how they want to make the trip, including via ground transportation, train, mountain biking or hiking, or a combination of these.

Amenities & Services

General:

Coffee Shop, Restaurant, Communal Living Room, Snack Bar, Bar, Free Coffee and/or Tea 24/7, Family Friendly, Daily Newspapers, Ground-Floor Terrace, Breakfast, On-Site Parking (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk, Welcome Drink, Garden.

Services:

Currency Exchange, Airport Transfer, Laundry Service, Safety Deposit Box at Reception, Tours and Excursions, Taxi Service, Bike Rental, Wake-Up Service, Room Service, Photocopying, In-Room Breakfast Option.

On-Site Activities:

Outdoor Swimming Pool, Darts, Sun Loungers, Cooking Classes, Massage Service, Hammocks, Thermal Baths.

Nearby Attractions:

Rappelling, Canyon, Bird Watching, Plantation, Hot Springs, Canoeing/Kayaking, River Trips, Cycling, Waterfalls, Horseback Riding, Archeological Site, Mountaineering, Orchid Spotting, Fishing, Climbing, Rain Forest, Hiking, Trekking, Wildlife Observation.

Languages:

English, Portuguese, Spanish.

Hotel Policy

Check-in and Check-out Times

Check-in time: 12am
Check-out time: 11am

Smoking

The hotel operates a non-smoking policy, but smoking is permitted in designated smoking areas.

Pets

Guests are not allowed to bring pets onto the property.

Extra Beds

Children under 5 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 15.
Extra beds for adults are available at a surcharge of USD 15.

Cancellation

If a cancellation is made up to two days before the date of arrival, there will be no extra charge. If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the first night will be charged.

Traveler Reviews (1)

The guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at the Eco Quechua Lodge. Below are opinions of guests that reflected their own experiences.

9.0 Review Score
Robert

United States
Culture
08/27/2012

9
What an experience!
This was a great stay. The owners really took care of you. I highly recomend the exposed rooms that look down on the river. One or two of the walls are completely gone and you sleep with a net around the bed. Just the sound of the river and beautiful canopy of trees below. Total privacy. He's a great cook as well. We wanted seconds of everything.
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