The 10 Best Luxury Hotels
At Butterfield & Robinson, our hotels aren’t prosaic—they’re pure poetry.
From castles and riads to ryokans and monasteries, we source lodgings that aren’t just places to crash, but one-of-a-kind spots as intimate, authentic and sublime as the rest of your journey—and packed with personal touches from our hotelier friends.
Below we’ve rounded up a few of the best luxury hotels in Peru where you can do so much more than simply rest your head.
But be warned: there may be tears when it’s time to say goodbye!
This historic colonial manor house (perhaps the first Spanish construction in Cuzco) is centrally located on an ancient Incan settlement near Cuzco’s present-day main square. Eleven spacious suites surround a sumptuous courtyard, where the patina of time is tastefully preserved.
Contemporary amenities create the ambience of comfort and exclusivity enjoyed by guests of the hotel.
Sol y Luna blends Old World charm with the tranquility of the Sacred Valley. Our hosts, Marie-Helene and Franz, have made Peru their home since the early 1990s.
The stylish bungalow-style cottages on this intimate property are all thoughtfully decorated with local ceramics and indigenous woods. The hotel is surrounded by lovely gardens and features a fully equipped spa.
A former 18thC mansion made of volcanic stone, this central hotel is built upon the old “Casa de la Moneda” (old Mint), a national historic landmark built in 1794. Rooms are modern, but not without traces of their colonial and Andean roots.
The sun terrace, located on the fourth floor, offers breathtaking views of the cathedral and the Misti volcano looming in the distance.
A natural haven of peace, Belmond Las Casitas offers luxury accommodation in the Colca Canyon; a place for relaxation, natural beauty and comfort amid of one of the most beautiful locations in the whole of Peru.
A full-service 5-star hotel designed for sustainable residences, these luxury bungalows in the Colca Canyon are ideal for enjoying life in the open air.
Set in one of Lima’s most fashionable areas, the Miraflores Park Hotel takes you straight to the heart of all that’s best about this great capital city. Renowned for its beautiful garden location beside the Pacific Ocean, it has breathtaking views out to sea.
Colonial architecture, superb museums with Inca gold and Pre-Columbian antiquities, and glamorous shops, bars and restaurants are all just moments from the hotel.
The Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge embodies the three truths held sacred by the ancient Incas: “Location, location, location.” But besides being the only hotel in the lost city’s citadel, just a three-minute walk from the main ruins, this exclusive retreat also scores high on what B&R holds sacred: it’s been refurbished by the Orient Express group; its services are unequalled in the valley and it has breathtaking llama’s-eye views.
Situated in the heart of the city’s old district, this 16thC monastery has been converted into a deluxe hotel, surrounded by Inca walls and Spanish colonial architecture, with beautiful inner courtyards.
The Gregorian music, vaulted ceilings, and roaring fireplace make the hotel lounge a particularly enchanting setting for enjoying a cup of tea.
A huge old mansion with an impressive courtyard, the luxurious Hotel Libertador is tastefully decorated and conveniently located, giving guests a unique experience in the historic center of Urubamba.
High ceilings, spacious rooms and majestic views of the mountains only add to its luxurious atmosphere. They also house the largest therapeutic spa in the Sacred Valley!
The Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel is located on the quiet outskirts of town. This unique property has been designed to work in harmony with nature with amazing jungle-like gardens filled with orchids, tea plantations, exotic birds (especially hummingbirds) and other charming surprises.
This hotel is the perfect way to enjoy the full Machu Picchu experience.
Located on its own private peninsula with 4 acres of grounds, Titilaka Lodge is a tranquil oasis on Lake Titicaca, surrounded by the natural wildlife of the lake. Set between the rich contrast of dramatic red mountains and the blue skies and lake, Titilaka is a traveller´s paradise.
The hotel features eighteen lake-facing rooms, two private beaches, wrap-around terraces and a dining room offering breathtaking views.