Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge (an Orient Express property) is the only hotel located up on the top of the mountain adjacent to the ancient Inca citadel. It offers guests easy access from early morning to late afternoon when most of the day visitors and shuttle buses are no longer on site. Reflecting the casual and intimate atmosphere the Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge features two suites and twenty-nine moderately sized rooms most with a small terrace and views of the mountains and vicinity. It is essential to book 3 or more months ahead during the high season. All rooms are equipped with telephone, TV, minibar, safe deposit box and clock-radio. Public areas include comfortable bar-lounge, separate dining rooms, and spacious gardens.