Hostal Iskay

c/ Patacalle s/n, Ollantaytambo, Sacred Valley, Peru | Hotel
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This hotel, located on c/ Patacalle s/n, Ollantaytambo, is near Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes) and Pisac Market.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHostal Iskay Ollantaytambo

    Reviewed by thesunnyside

    Friendly staff, good price

    Reviewed Feb 1, 2013
    by (1 review) , United States Flag of United States

    (Note: I stayed at Hostal Iskay II, not the other, original Iskay) Right by the river which makes for a nice lullaby! The staff are very friendly and speak fluent English. Nice, functioning amenities. It's in the old "Inca" part of town which makes for an almost fairy tale start and end of the day.

    The main drawback is the food. The complementary breakfast buffet was cold (including the coffee!) by the time I got to it at 8 am. Though the stuff that was supposed to be cold (cereal, cream, juice, fruit) was fine and that's really breakfast enough for me (except for the coffee part). They have coffee/tea available 24/7 but the coffee is instant and the hot water caraffe was empty when I first tried it.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

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