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Quite possibly the most modern hotel in Aguas Calientes, the Sumaq opened in 2007 near the Vilcanota River, about 10 minutes from the train station. The stonework, which mimics Inca masonry, and the Andean motifs throughout the property can seem a bit forced, but the comfort and amenities can't be disputed. Beds are as cozy as they come in the cloud forest, with hypo-allergenic pillows and alpaca wool blankets. Rooms face either the river or the mountains, some featuring small balconies. If you are treating yourself after a hike of the Inca Trail or an ascent of Huayna Picchu, you'll appreciate the full-service Aqlla spa, which offers a sauna, hydrotherapy Jacuzzi, and massages with Andean stones. The restaurant terrace, with views of the surrounding mountains, is a good spot to celebrate making it to Machu Picchu. The above-average interior restaurant Qunuq  serves New Andean dishes, while the Suqay café bar's terrace is as good of place as any to sit with a pisco sour and enjoy the view.