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Gringo Bill's Boutique Hotel

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Calle Colla Raymi 104, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu Peru
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#18 of 52 hotels in Aguas Calientes
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After 35 years of service in Machupicchu Town, Gringo Bill's has become one of the best choices for mid-range tourist. We have been working non-stop to improve our small family owned business to provide our guest with a special place in an "out-of-the-ordinary" type of hotel in Machupicchu Town. We thank all those who have commented on our hotel and we are taking any bad comments to good use to help us prepare much better. Thank you kindly, Lawrence Kaiser
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot tub
Free breakfast
Baggage storage
Concierge
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Plunge pool
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Private check-in / check-out
Ironing service
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Desk
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Private balcony
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Centrally Located
Mountain View
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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nadine.keller@mail.ch wrote a review Feb 2020
7 contributions9 helpful votes
We booked this hotel for 1 night. we came with our two dogs which in advance they told us they would charge 20$ each. they are very well behaved, clean and quiet chihuahuas. we agreed and it was ok, even though we still find this very expensive. the staff was very nice and let us leave our bags and dogs in a spare room while we went to machu pichu. We had two very big issues during our stay. First they did not inform us in advance that the whole hotel is under construction and the pool and jacuzzi are used for concrete mixing. They were the whole reason we chose this hotel, we are very unhappy with that. they didn't offer us any refund and only let us know about this situation AFTER we paid for the room. At one point a bucket of concrete even poured from the roof right onto us, standing in front of the hotel. they didn't offer any help, we had to ask for a cloth to wipe the concrete from our clothes. even though they apologized we were very annoyed for our clothes are now ruined. The other issue is that due to a power out we couldn't have our included dinner. they did not offer any solution except to wait a half hour because electricity might return. it didn't (all night long) which of course is not their fault but still we think they should have offered a solution. we had to ask about it at the end of our stay and got a refund of 10$ each. even though the room is nice, the staff is friendly and the location good we had a really bad experience with this hotel and i am very disappointed, since it was very expensive. other things you should know: you have to pay for drinks extra during lunch and dinner (even if you booked a full meal plan). check out is at 10 (no late check out possible) although they can store your things.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Peter wrote a review Jan 2020
14 contributions27 helpful votes
Given a terrible sewage smelling room with no window sickening stench so demanded another room which we were given straight away this is a try on to see if you will accept very very poor standard accommodation the next room only slightly better poor hotel overall
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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LeahSydney01 wrote a review Jan 2020
Sydney498 contributions394 helpful votes
Gringo Bill’s is not a five star hotel, but it is a cool, comfortable and unique place to stay in Machu Picchu pueblo. We had a family room (2 adults, 2 teenagers) which had a large main room with a double and a single bed, and a cool loft with a double bed. There were no damp issues as suggested in other reviews. We stayed for 3 nights. It was very comfortable for 4 people. The main room had a covered balcony with a great view over the town. We even saw a hummingbird from the balcony one afternoon. Basically, the hotel snakes up the side of the mountain with rooms branching off at the various levels. Breakfast was included in the room rate and offered a good range of fruits and toast as well as some other hot food and eggs to order. The hotel is located close to the Plaza de Armas and many nearby restaurants as well as the bus station for Machu Picchu. There is a small pool which we did not try as it was quite cold when we were there. There is also a jacuzzi at an extra charge (it was not filled when we were there). The staff were pleasant and helpful.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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osheasjourney wrote a review Dec 2019
Tamarindo, Costa Rica29 contributions5 helpful votes
Planning to stay up at Aguas Calientes was absolutely the best idea with what it takes to get there, explore a bit of the area and appreciate Machu Picchu in all its beauty without being rushed. The hotel had a Representitive at the train station waiting for us to escort and help bring our bags over. They expedited our check in and even extended a small upgrade of the room that was not even expected at all. The room was beautiful with an astonishing view of the area. The breakfast was also very amazing offered buffet style and included in the room purchase. The staff was very accommodating and attentive as well. Even at check out they offered to bring all our bags to the train station in time to get our train so we could enjoy the morning and day at the markets walking around. Great stay great company great hospitality Thank you so much gringo bills team
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Laurie I wrote a review Dec 2019
Grafton, Vermont81 contributions32 helpful votes
It's like they took a bunch of leftover parts and stuck them together to make Gringo Bill's. Our "suite" was really a room with a porch-made-into-a-room, so you had to walk through the other person's room to get to the bathroom. Considering the chaotic nature of Aguas Calientes - a place devoted entirely to serving the tourists visiting Machu Picchu - it was relatively quiet. Maybe that was because we were practically on the roof. But they are friendly, accommodating and helpful. The hot water works, although it also leaks and sprays everywhere. Breakfast is fine. We don't know what the other places in town are like, but I would stay there again.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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PRICE RANGE
US$47 - US$82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
PeruCusco RegionSacred ValleyMachu PicchuAguas Calientes
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gringo Bill's Boutique Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Gringo Bill's Boutique Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Plaza Manco Capac (0.03 km), Mercado de Artesanias (0.2 km), and Iglesia Virgen Del Carmen (0.03 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Gringo Bill's Boutique Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Gringo Bill's Boutique Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a snack bar during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Gringo Bill's Boutique Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Full House Peruvian Cuisine, Incontri del pueblo Viejo, and Mapacho Craft Beer Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Gringo Bill's Boutique Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to an outdoor pool during their stay.
Is Gringo Bill's Boutique Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Aguas Calientes.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Gringo Bill's Boutique Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Gringo Bill's Boutique Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu (2.3 km), Temple of the Sun (2.3 km), and Temple of the Three Windows (2.4 km).
Does Gringo Bill's Boutique Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.