Apu Lodge

Top choice inn

in Ollantaytambo
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Backed against the ruins, this modern lodge with a sprawling lawn is a real retreat, thanks to the welcoming staff, big breakfasts and the helpful attention of its Scottish owner. It's great for families. Ample, cozy rooms feature powerful hot showers that melt your muscle aches. The common area has wi-fi and filtered water to fill up on.

Serving wood-fired pizza at night. It can also arrange a sweat lodge or San Pedro ceremony.

Information from Booking.com

Quick description

Situated on the foothills of Pinkuylluna, a sacred Inca mountain, Apu Lodge features cosy regional decor with exposed stones and colourful tapestries. Wi-Fi is free and Cusco’s main Square is 300 metres away. Apu Lodge has comfortable rooms with parquet floors and private bathrooms. All of them feature showers, free toiletries and 24-hour hot water showers. Apu offers a daily buffet breakfast with eggs, yoghurts, fresh fruits, cereals and breads. Packed lunches for day trips are available if requested in advance. The inn offers luggage storage for guests travelling to Machu Picchu. Pick-ups from the airport or town’s main square can be arranged for a fee. Ollantaytambo is 1.5 km away and Cusco Airport is 69 km away. Please note the hotel there is no access for cars in the area.

Important information

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are currently in effect at this property. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures. Based on local tax laws, Peruvian citizens (and foreigners staying more than 59 days in Peru) must pay an additional fee of 18%. To be exempt from this 18% additional fee (IVA), a copy of the immigration card and passport must be presented. Please note both documents are required for fee exemption. Guests who are not able to present both documents will be required to pay the fee. Foreign business travellers who require a printed invoice, will also be charged the additional 18% regardless of the length of their stay in Peru. This fee is not automatically calculated in the total costs for the reservation.


  • Internet services
  • 24-hour security
  • Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed
  • Wifi
  • Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Hiking
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Books, dvds, music for children
  • Cycling
  • Cooking class
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • First aid kit available
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Family rooms
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Physical distancing rules followed
  • Garden
  • Cctv in common areas
  • Walking tours
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Shared kitchen
  • Packed lunches
  • Kid meals
  • Terrace
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Library
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Invoice provided
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Cashless payment available
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Babysitting/child services
  • Breakfast takeaway containers
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Cctv outside property
  • Bike tours
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Horse riding
  • Access to health care professionals
  • Fishing
  • Airport shuttle
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Tour desk
  • Breakfast in the room


  • Safety deposit box
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking throughout

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar


  • Massage


  • Luggage storage
  • Room service
  • Laundry
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Fax/photocopying


  • Free WiFi available