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Address: Signposted from main square, Aguas Calientes, Peru
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Machu Picchu by Train Full-Day Tour

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Not what you may think...

I think everyone goes there assuming it's a natural hot spring, it's actually more like individual pools with varying temperatures. The first and smallest pool you see is freezing... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Robert D
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I think everyone goes there assuming it's a natural hot spring, it's actually more like individual pools with varying temperatures. The first and smallest pool you see is freezing cold! Pool 2..wsrm but pool 3 is the hot one! There is waiter service for drinks and food. Swimsuits and towels can be rented on the street out front... It will... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a locals hangout - more swimming pool than springs, with gravel bottom, wall to wall people, drinking alcohol and talking. We went in the evening before going to Machu Picchu. Beautiful tropical flowers on the way in, up a hill. Stayed only briefly. The water was brown/grey, the cleanliness questionable. Cold plunge, lockers, bar and suit/towel rental available.... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The place is more like a couple of pools with hot water; the area does not look as nice as one would imagine, yet it is one of the few things to do in AG

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Thank Jose M
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These baths were neither hot, nor did they feel like springs. More like warm swimming pools. But it was still refreshing at the end of a long day. Low key, not fancy. Locals as well as tourists.

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Thank Beth P
Jersey, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We expected hot springs but instead got packed swimming baths. Reasonably priced but there are better hot springs.

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Richboro, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here while visiting Machu Picchu. It turned out to be a place worth going in its own right - quite a charming, picturesque little town!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide pushed this hard but once we got there our tour group only stayed for about 10 minutes. It's a busy public pool with nowhere to sit in the pools and the water seems questionable. It's pretty cheap so not a big loss but I would save yourself the time and relax elsewhere.

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Cajamarca, Peru
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Too crowded. Too many people. Dirty water. But at least it was warmish. Nice restaurant and also they have cheap swimsuit rentals. And after hiking machipichu we were ready to rest muscles. But we didn't find it very relaxing. However their hot shower that practically masseged your back was decent. Overall if you're bored. Go. It's 10 soles for foreigners.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to relax after a day on Machu Picchu. The "hot" baths are not wildly hot, but a lovely gentle warm temperature. There are hot sprays and cold showers and a cold plunge pool available as well. This is not a luxury place, but it's well run and basically clean. Reassuringly, it seems to be popular with the locals.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was so crowded with locals on Sunday. We were looking for a hot pool among 5 or 6 pools, but none was close to even warm. Otherwise, we enjoyed the pool against the crowd and the so so temperature. We felt relaxed in our muscle and the skin got soft after all. It's worth to try. One thing. There... More 

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