The 10 most luxurious and expensive hotels in Peru
Peru receives about 5 million tourists from abroad every year. The main tourist destinations are the regions of Lima, Cusco, Arequipa, Áncash, La Libertad and more. To accommodate this number of visitors, there is an important hotel infrastructure. As in many countries in the world, in Peru there are important 5-star hotels, ideal for spending nights in luxury. Get to know the 10 most luxurious and, therefore, expensive hotels in the country
- Belmond Sanctuary Lodge Machu Picchu in Cusco
- Hotel JW Marriott in Lima
- Hotel JW Marriott El Convento in Cusco
- CIRQA Parador Hotel in Arequipa
- Hotel Palacio Nazarenas in Cusco
- Hotel Amantica Lodge in Puno
- Hotel Cuesta Serena in Huaraz
- Hotel Ki Chic Máncora in Piura
- Hotel Palacio del Inka Luxury Collection in Cusco
- Hotel Sheraton Historic Center in Lima
The best tourist destinations in Peru – Peru receives about 5 million tourists every year. The most visited destination in the country is the archaeological site of Machu Picchu. The second destination is the Sacsayhuamán fortress. The third most visited site is the circular platforms of Moray. Destinations such as Paracas in Ica as well as the Colca Canyon and the Monastery of Santa Catalina in Arequipa also appear. Consequently, the best hotels in the country are found in Cusco, Arequipa, Paracas and, of course, Lima, the capital of Peru.
Belmond Sanctuary Lodge Machu Picchu in Cusco
This luxurious hotel is located just a few steps from the archaeological site of Machu Picchu, considered one of the wonders of the modern world. It is called ‘The gateway to the Inca empire’. Due to its proximity, tourists can be the first to enter the Inca citadel, starting at 6 in the morning. The place offers a natural environment full of vegetation and surrounded by a special energy.
The hotel has Deluxe rooms, one-bedroom rooms and suites, all of which are luxurious and offer: King size beds, bathroom, marble shower, private outdoor terraces and more. Its Tinkuy restaurant offers exquisite dishes. At the hotel, special activities are carried out such as the First Light experience or appreciating the sunrise at Machu Picchu, the coca leaf reading, paying the land, the sunrise breakfast, the renewal of wedding vows and more.
- Approximate price per night: From 865 USD per night.
- Address: Hiram Bingham Road Km. 705, Aguas Calientes.
Hotel JW Marriott in Lima
The JW Marriott Hotel is located in front of the beautiful cliffs and boardwalk of Miraflores, overlooking the sea of Lima. In 2020 it was chosen by Condé Nast Traveler magazine as one of the best twenty-five hotels in South America. Nearby are tourist attractions such as the Huaca Pucllana (Inca and pre-Inca ruins), the Larcomar shopping center and more. The hotel has 25 floors and 300 rooms with stunning views.
The JW Marriott Lima has Deluxe, Premium, Classic, Superior rooms and more. Each of them has King Size or Queen Size beds, TV, coffee maker, exclusive toiletries, mini bar and beautiful views of the sea. The hotel also has luxurious facilities such as a spa salon, a modern gym, sauna, outdoor pool, as well as the La Vista restaurant, with the best of Peruvian food.
- Approximate price per night: From 656 USD per night.
- Address: Malecon de la Reserva 615, Miraflores – Lima.
Hotel JW Marriott El Convento in Cusco
The JW Marriott El Convento hotel in Cusco is located in the historic center of the city of Cusco, near important buildings such as the Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, the Coricancha and more. Its large building is made in the old Colonial Convent of San Agustín that dates back to the 16th century. Its restoration was carried out complying with the necessary care to preserve the walls made in the colonial, Inca and even pre-Inca times.
The hotel has 153 rooms, all with supplemental oxygen, King Size beds, marble bathroom, mini bar, air conditioning, TV, luxurious furniture and more. Likewise, the guest will be able to use services such as the Qespi Restaurant & Bar, the Nina Soncco Lounge, the private spa and five event rooms for meetings and others. The hotel offers a luxurious, comfortable and cultural experience in Cusco.
- Approximate price per night: From 415 USD per night.
- Address: Esquina de las Ruinas 432, Cusco.
CIRQA Parador Hotel in Arequipa
The Casa Andina Private Collection hotel in Arequipa offers a luxurious and cultural experience in the historic center of the ‘White City’, an area declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. The hotel was built on a monastery that dates back to 1540, during the founding of the city. Like all the oldest and most important buildings in the city, it is made of volcanic ashlar stone.
The hotel offers eleven rooms around a colonial patio and terraces. Each room was adapted following its old colonial architecture made of ashlar. They all have King Size beds, TV, air conditioning, mini bar, fridge, private terraces and more. The hotel offers luxurious facilities such as: the dining room & sitting area, terrace, a massage room and meeting rooms.
- Approximate price per night: From 613 USD per night.
- Address: Sucre Street 104, Arequipa.
Hotel Palacio Nazarenas in Cusco
The Palacio Nazarenas hotel is located in the Historic Center of the city of Cusco, a place full of history and close to tourist attractions. The hotel is built on an old colonial house with some walls that date back to the Inca era. In its colonial square, an old fountain surrounded by open spaces stands out. The hotel has 55 luxury suites, as well as common areas and high-quality services.
Each room offers King Size beds, marble bathroom, butler service, TV, wet bar, luxurious furniture and more. The hotel has seven patios including the first heated outdoor pool in Cusco, a dining patio, a lounge and library, accommodation for children, the Hypnoze spa, as well as the Mauka restaurant. The hotel offers activities such as a herbal bath, yoga classes, cooking classes and more.
- Approximate price per night: From 820 USD per night.
- Address: Plazoleta Nazarenas Street 223, Cusco.
Hotel Amantica Lodge in Puno
On the shores of Lake Titicaca (3,812 meters above sea level) in the Puno region is this hotel, considered one of the highest luxury hotels in the world and located on an island. The hotel is located on an island in the Amantani community, one of the native families that inhabit Lake Titicaca. This does not take away from the luxury and, above all, the beautiful landscapes that can be seen from the hotel suites.
The hotel has suites that offer incredible views of the Titicaca lagoon. In addition, it offers King Size beds, fireplace, private terraces, marble bathrooms and more. The activities that can be carried out at the hotel are: personal chef for the preparation of organic dishes, welcome and cultural experience by a local resident of the Amantani community, mystical experience, Andean serenade and more.
- Approximate price per night: From 1,140 USD per night.
- Address: Amantica Lodge, Island of Amantani Ocosuyo – Puno.
Hotel Cuesta Serena in Huaraz
The Cuesta Serena hotel in Huaraz offers one of the best views of the snow-capped Huascarán, the highest in Peru located at 6,768 meters above sea level. This wonderful landscape is part of a luxurious facility with great amenities such as green areas, a heated pool, a patio under the blue sky with a dining room and Andean decoration. The hotel is located in the heart of Huaylas alley, in the department of Áncash, one of the most touristic areas in Peru.
The rooms offer King Size beds, beautiful Andean-style decoration, large windows with views of the mountains, a terrace with access to the hotel’s green areas, marble bathroom, TV, internet and more. In addition, tourists can take yoga retreats, relaxation therapies, as well as enjoy the best of gourmet Peruvian cuisine in its restaurant. The hotel covers a large area intended only for its guests.
- Approximate price per night: From 390 USD per night.
- Address: Manco Cápac Avenue S/N, Anta – Ancash.
Hotel Ki Chic Máncora in Piura
The Ki Chic hotel in Máncora offers a stay with all the luxuries of quality service and all surrounded by an idyllic marine geography. The hotel is located in the Máncora resort, the most emblematic in Peru. The hotel was built there, on an old family house and preserving its stone, mud and wood structure. Ki means vital energy while Chic, style and creativity.
The hotel has nine rooms adapted to the beautiful marine geography. All have a ceiling fan (to withstand high temperatures), hair dryer, minibar, air conditioning, TV, safe, furniture, tea set and bamboo fiber towels. Its exquisite restaurant offers vegetarian and marine food. The hotel also offers incredible experiences such as whale watching, couples massage, yoga classes, cinema on the beach and more.
- Approximate price per night: From 202 USD per night.
- Address: Balneario of Mancora S/N, Piura.
Hotel Palacio del Inka Luxury Collection in Cusco
The Palacio del Inka hotel is history because its building is adapted to an old Inca and colonial mansion and palace more than five centuries old. In addition to modern amenities, some rooms are adapted to Inca walls and colonial patios. It has stone arches, colonial works of art and spacious rooms. The hotel is right in front of the Coricancha temple, also called the Temple of the Sun of the Incas.
The hotel has rooms and suites with: King Size beds, colorful colonial-style decoration, closet, minibar, private balcony, marble bathrooms, TV and more. Among the facilities, the Inti Raymi dining room stands out with the best of Peruvian cuisine, patios, Inca walls (famous stone of the 8 angles) as well as 195 works of art. There you can take thermal water baths, romantic dinners, coca leaf readings and more.
- Approximate price per night: From 304 USD per night.
- Address: Santo Domingo Square 259, Cusco.
Hotel Sheraton Historic Center in Lima
The Sheraton Lima Historic Center hotel is one of the oldest and most emblematic hotels in the city located in the Historic Center of Lima. It has a large 20-story building (70 meters high). It stands out for its beautiful views of the city, as well as its modern gym facilities, outdoor pool, laundry, a spacious lobby, tennis court, conference rooms and chef Heivel Bedoya’s restaurant with the best of Peruvian cuisine.
The hotel offers comfortable and modern rooms with King Size beds, safe, desk, minibar, TV, shower-bathtub, internet, air conditioning and more. All rooms include access to the Club lounge, a common meeting area. The Sheraton was built in the 1960s where the Lima skyline viewpoint was located. Its main conference room can accommodate up to a thousand people.
- Approximate price per night: From 87 USD per night.
- Address: Paseo de la Republica Avenue 170, Lima.
By Machupicchu Terra – Last updated, October 11, 2023