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Hostal Presidente

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Av Imperio de los Incas 127, Aguas Calientes 00000, Peru
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Hostal Presidente
Ranked #13 of 33 Aguas Calientes B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Pasadena, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Hostal Presidente is literally a place to stay on your Machu Pichu excursion. Yes, we also had a nice river view from our balcony. The hotel is centrally located and the service is friendly. The rooms are dated but acceptable. So, if you're looking for a place to sleep that is centrally located then it's not a bad place.... More

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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel less than 12 hours, and it was okay. We took a later train from Ollantaytambo and checked in at about 7pm and then checked out the next morning at 6am so we could get in the line for the bus up to Machu Picchu. The rooms are outdated, the shower curtain was about 14 inches... More

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Vancouver, BC
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We were in 207 or 208... Don't stay in those rooms. Our room was dingy, smelled a bit moldy and had a beautiful view of a WALL. There was no place to work, to speak of, no power outlets other than by the bed. WiFi barely worked in the room. We didn't complain about the room, since we were there... More

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Glendale, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We had a one night stay for our two day visit to Machu Picchu. The room did overlook the river and that was a beautiful view. However, the room was dingy with very poor lighting, the tile grout in the shower had mold and the wifi did not work in the room unless you were standing in the corner right... More

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Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

In this hotel it's all about the location. Centrally located in the small town of Aguas Calientes. Don't let the train tracks scare you because all the hotels are on the tracks. The train doesn't work at night so you don't hear a thing. The hotel rooms look to a beautiful river and cliff, just charming and cute. It is... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Do not let the hotel sitting on the railroad tracks alarm you. Trains do not run at night, so it was very quiet. Charming hotel directly on river, request rooms 210 and 310 with large balcony's overlooking the roaring river. I am a travel agent and lots of research prior to my trip many did not recommend even staying in... More

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Kolkata, India
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60 hotel reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Probably got the best room with a view of the Urubamba River flowing in front. The room was quite big, beautifully, traditionally decorated with a balcony overlooking the river. Lighting was adequate. Enough space, good ventilation. The bathroom was quite large with adequate toiletries but you don't get hot water after 6 pm. Located bang in the middle of the... More

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Falls Church, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I had a very nice, clean room with two double beds. It had a balcony that faced the river. I noticed that every balcony had a live large potted plant on it, which I thought was a nice touch. The bathroom was adequate, perhaps it could've been a bit cleaner and more modern, but it wasn't anything that would be... More

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Tucson, Arizona
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

This was a perfect spot to start and finish our Machu Picchu climb. Perfectly located, (once we found it), and the room was really nice. Room 211 (not 217 as another reviewer wrote) was the perfect room. There is no 217, but 211 is on the backside, right over the river with a deck, and yes, the river is loud,... More

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Sydney, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

The room was very basic but we didn't expect anything fancy. Everything worked. Breakfast was sufficient. This place was adequate to stay overnight before Machu Picchu. Location is great, on the main street & short walk to bus station.

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Address: Av Imperio de los Incas 127, Aguas Calientes 00000, Peru
Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Sacred Valley > Aguas Calientes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Hostal Presidente Aguas Calientes
Hostal Presidente Hotel Aguas Calientes

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