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Address: Signposted from main square, Aguas Calientes, Peru
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Man Made Hot Springs

Springs were murky and not clean. Temperatures in each pool were average and the construction/style of the pools were unattractive.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Also called MachuPicchu Pueblo, Agua Calientes is a great stopover place before or after your trip up to Machu Picchu. PeruRail terminus is there, within easy walking distance to the MachuPicchu bus stop. River runs through town, so excellent views from cafes, hostels, or hotels. Budget travelers and luxury travelers can all find something here

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

One look at the pools and everyone in our group gently declined, except yours faithfully. The walk to the springs is long albeit a gentle hike up. The springs themselves are crowded, the water murky and uninviting, the temperature Luke warm at best. If you skip this you aren't missing much.

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long island ,ny
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The hot springs were over crowded. and luke warm. It was a let down. It is a long scenic walk up to the hot springs but we were all disappointed.

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Peterborough, Canada
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Heard the Hot Springs was a 'must do' in Aguas Calientes....I disagree completely and wished I had skipped. This was a disgusting experience that lasted a total of three minutes for our group.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

After hiking up to MP and Huanya Picchu (and no hotel to return to before catching our train in the evening), these springs were definitely welcome! Don't come expecting a luxury spa - and the water is only lukewarm and the facilities slightly scummy - however, for the price, surroundings, and people-watching experience, it's decent enough!

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Wollongong, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Springs were murky and not clean. Temperatures in each pool were average and the construction/style of the pools were unattractive.

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Sunnyvale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

A bit overcrowded (which is why only a '4') and we were also disappointed that only one / main pool was actually 'hot'. Three others were tepid water. However, the views and experience was well worth the admission price.

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Detroit, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

These hot springs are definitely not worth the short walk to them from anywhere in Aguas Calientes. You have to pay (I think 10 soles) to get in and then there are just about five tile square pools filled with dirty, brown water. I don't know how hot they were as I could not bring myself to get in them... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Indeed there is a natural hot spring that has been adapted in a Latin American way to receive visitors. After a day hiking on Machu Pichu it is relaxing. For the Americans tourist expecting a fancy spa, they will be disappointed. For the adventurer still interested in new experiences, this will be interesting not just because of the warm water... More 

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Budoia, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I was a bit disappointed by this hot springs. There are many manmade pools within the attraction based on temperature. We chose the hottest one and felt it could have been warmer than it was.

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