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Agua de Hierro

Agua de Hierro, Vilcabamba, Ecuador
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Port William, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2011

Although it seemed quite nice when we arrived, we felt deeply uncomfortable in this hostel. Staff were offhand and vague while nothing seemed to work well from the shower and the WC to the shared services. Although we thought it was cheap, we heard from other people that they overcharged foreigners so we moved out after one night.

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Vilcabamba, Ecuador
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2010

It's sometimes difficult for a place with a bad rap to change it's reputation, but let me tell you, because of recent management changes, Resort de Agua del Hierro (RAH) deserves another chance. I've been living here since August of 2009 and i love it here. The spa amenities are world class, the staff is friendly and helpful, and rates... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2010

When you get to Vilcabamba you can't help but notice all of the billboards for Agua De Hierro, spouting, "$6 and up for all services". The services include, jacuzzi, sauna and steamroom, only none of them work. And there is not a $6 room. The rooms start at $9 for a single shared room without a bathroom, and go up... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2010

The hostal seems attractive enough in its appearance and location. But once you have checked in, you will find you are in quite a jam. First of all, the rooms don´t have regular bedframes, just slabs of concrete where they pile on a mattress and that´s your bed right there. The plumbing is dependent on very inadequate pumps, and these... More 

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