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San Antonio, Texas
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 16, 2016

We visited this lodge last year (2015) when it was Qawana Lodge. We were there during low season and were the only guests at the hotel. The manager back then was a charming lady by the name of Vicky who made us feel as if we were staying at a friend's home. The service was personal and they went out... More 

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Oakland, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 30, 2015

My daughter and I spent 2 nights here and our stay was not what I expected. The building is very attractive and our room was spacious and comfortable. All of the people who work here are friendly and helpful. However, there were a lot of things that weren't right. The shower flooded the bathroom floor, there was no bottled water... More 

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Richmond, Canada
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209 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed May 19, 2015

A group of 6 of us travelled Peru in January 2016. Our first stop was at the Qawana Lodge, close to Machu Picchu. This ambitious lodge fell far from expectations. Situated by the side of a river, it offers a green belt on one side and corn fields on the other. Our driver barely found it. Although spacious and nicely... More 

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Marc C, Manager at IFK Lodge, responded to this review

I am very sorry of your bad experience at qawana lodge. I am the new manager of the hotel and i can garantee that the service in general has change and i invite you to visit us again to see the changes by yourself. i am sorry again for thata experience and i aprecciate your comment, so we can keep... More 

Columbia, Missouri
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30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed April 3, 2015

Just came back from a trip to Peru via Machu Picchu and found this amazing place tucked away in the Sacred Valley. Victoria speaks both English and Spanish and was a tremendous help with our stay there. You can find her in reservations at the front desk. The Lodge is beautiful, scenic and just so relaxing. I would recommend this... More 

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Marc C, Manager at IFK Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment! i am glad you spend a good time here, remember you are always welcome here. hope see you again at qawana lodge!!! More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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67 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed February 18, 2015

A place where one can enjoy mountains, river, and valley all in one place. Easy access to all the wonders of the Sacred Valley. I have stayed there five times and will soon go for the sixth time. A quiet, peaceful retreat. No phone in room, no TV, no internet except for emergencies or on your own phone. Great to... More 

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Nosara, Costa Rica
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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed June 11, 2014

I was very disappointed with the Q'awana Lodge. It is in a beautiful location in the sacred valley and it looks nice, but it is not worth the price. For $100/night and an expensive cab ride from Cusco we were hoping this would be a little splurge after our 5-day camping trek. Instead we received a freezing cold room (they... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 21, 2014

Beautiful setting in the Sacred Valley. Ideal for a relaxing retreat or as a base for exploring the Valley. Rooms have views of the mountains and river. Charming rustic dining room has outdoor riverside seating with spectacular views. My husband and I were suprised by the excellent restaurant. Quiet, beautiful, peaceful. My only criticism is that I wish there were... More 

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Deal, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2014

A fantastic place - very pleasant and helpful manager; great views; great room; good food. Liked the fact that they are considering the environment (i.e. not daily bedding/towel wash unless requested). Only disappointment was limited hot water for bath.

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Venice, Fl
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31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed December 2, 2013

We enjoyed this lodge very much. We stayed for 4 nights while visiting Machu Pichu. Initially we were going to stay in Ollanta, but were unable to find the right place. When we selected Qwana, we were a bit concerned about the distance from the lodge to the Ollanta station since we had reserved the 6.00 am train to Machu... More 

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london
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed November 25, 2013

Was absolutely delighted to get off the Machu Piccu tourist route and stop for a couple of nights here in the Sacred Valley in the peacefulness of its environs and great staff. Fantastic views, secluded, amazing food ... all made even better with staff like Mark, Emanuel and Percy around.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about IFK Lodge

Address: Road Calca - Urubamba Km. 57.2, Calca 08661, Peru (Formerly Qawana Lodge)
Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Calca
Price Range: $74 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — IFK Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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“You may want to have a car so you can eat at a restaurant in town.”
 of 5 bubbles ddebbiekkay, May 30, 2015 | Read review
“Just don't even bother going to this hotel. If you must, request extra blankets before you go to bed.”
 of 5 bubbles Wanderhoof, May 19, 2015 | Read review
“Ours was a double and backed up to the Urubamba River”
 of 5 bubbles lovetheocean1309, Apr 3, 2015 | Read review
“All rooms nice but I like to be able to see the river so I ask for that.”
 of 5 bubbles 701kendrah, Feb 18, 2015 | Read review
“I stayed on the second floor ,but I would recomend the ground floor since the balconies are a bit small to sit out and enjoy”
 of 5 bubbles tinava, Dec 2, 2013 | Read review
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