Most visitors to Machu Picchu opt for a day-trip. If you stay overnight at the sanctuary, however, you won't have to rush, and you can wake up early to see the sun rise over the Andes before the crowd of tourists arrives. The Sanctuary Lodge, operated by Belmond, is the only lodging option near Machu Picchu. The lodge is luxurious in both location and decor, but it's more expensive than the average traveler can afford. Standard room prices begin at $1200 USD per night. Even if you aren't staying here, however, you can enjoy a great breakfast buffet at the lodge for a more accessible price.