El Albergue, Sacred Valley

El Albergue

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Our rating: Superior | Property style: Boutique Hotel

The boutique El Albergue Hotel is one of the best places to stay in town and is something of an institution in Ollantaytambo, the heart of the Sacred Valley. Situated on the edge of town, on the train station’s platform, the hotel houses only a handful of rooms and a family casita surrounding the ground’s wonderful gardens. Rooms are simple and offer a comfortably rustic stay, ideally located to arrive from or take the scenic train to Machu Picchu. Standard rooms face the train station platform, and although the trains do not run during the night, light sleepers who wish to lie in in the morning or get an early night’s rest may consider upgrading to one of the superior rooms towards the back of the property. Superior balcony rooms offer breathtaking views of the mountains surrounding the town. There is an onsite restaurant, long considered one of the best places to eat in town, that can become busy during peak months when it is advisable to book upon arrival or ahead of time. For a special experience, the hotel’s café is one of the few places to sample a traditional Pachamanca lunch, made under the earth and sourced from the hotel’s own gardens.

El Albergue

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