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I needed to store my luggage in Hollywood because I had a 12 AM flight and arrived early in the day from another city, so all I did was order a cheap bunk at a backpacker's place. Then the good thing was I got to take a shower before getting on the flight.
Yes, you need to do a whole nine yards, Canada Border Services, Claim Baggage, Check-in, Baggage Drop-Off, Security, U.S. Customs & Border Protection (since it's a pre-clearance airport). It'll be a lot of fun (not).
It seems to me you're worrying too much. :) If you want to see the sunrise at Machu Picchu, which is highly advised, you'll have to stay the previous night in Aguas Calientes. I would advise against staying two or more nights as the village has very little to offer. You might indeed get altitude sickness. To minimise the effects, take it easy. So, it ...
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