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Hostal Dona Esther

Juan Montalvo 4-44 y Bolivar, Otavalo EC100208, Ecuador
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    “pizza oven” (5 reviews)
    “great town” (2 reviews)
    “nice library” (2 reviews)
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    All reviews pizza oven great town nice library reading room clean rooms top floor central courtyard middle of town an excellent restaurant wool blankets the main square open courtyard handicraft market short walk to the market colonial style few blocks third floor enjoyed our stay stayed for nights perfect location
    Reviewed 22 July 2016

    We went to spend a week in Otavalo and someone we know well recommended we stay here. I have never stayed in a Hostal and should this be typical I will use them more often. Rooms were basic but complete and clean. The owners, a...More

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    Reviewed 18 July 2016

    Our room was comfortable, attractive and surrounded by a courtyard The Hostal is centrally located, yet quiet The staff was friendly and very helpful They have an excellent restaurant and a nice library and sitting room

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    Reviewed 29 June 2016

    We stayed in a number of hotels in Ecuador and got an idea of what are standard amenities: free coffee/tea, filtered water, free breakfast, wifi. Dona Esther was missing the coffee/tea and free breakfast, which meant that the hotel is expensive for what you get....More

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    Response from WendyOtavalo_Ecuador, Owner at Hostal Dona Esther

    Like said in an earlier response, breakfast is now included in the price, and you can have a choice of various breakfasts (I don't think that's among the standard amenities in Ecuador, so maybe we have a chance to stand out here). About a bathroom......I...More

    Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

    Clean B&B rooms that open to an open courtyard. Rooms are somewhat traditionally decorated and are charming (quality is more like a B&B then a western hotel). Noise from the road would waft into the rooms in the morning but I found it charming to...More

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    Reviewed 28 May 2016

    The hotel is beautiful and in the middle of town. Unfortunately, it's a court yard with all the rooms exposed to the busy restruant and traffice of guests below. We stayed on a Thrusday and Friday and it was much too noisy to sleep. The...More

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    Response from WendyOtavalo_Ecuador, Owner at Hostal Dona Esther

    I think we helped you change rooms to a lower floor room, because you preferred that? I think we spoke to you also, but you never complained to us. The noise was only on the Friday night, since this was a holiday weekend, the first...More

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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    mariteth
    Does the apartment on the top floor sleep 2 adults and 2 children? Also there are 8 of us total including the 2 children , 2 single ladies and a married couple so we would need 2 more rooms besides the apartment and can you pick up from the airport in Quito and how much would that be?
    15 May 2015|
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    Response from WendyOtavalo_Ecuador | Property representative |
    Hello! The apartment does sleep 2 adults and two children ( on sleeping couch). If you can tellme dates i can see if i have availibility for the rooms needed. Airport pickup for one car, 4 people, is $ 55. Let me know. Best... More
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    Cheryl N
    I am travelling to otavalo 6-10 May with my 76 year old mother. What is the rooftop accom like? Would that be ore suitable that a twin room?
    30 April 2015|
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    Response from WendyOtavalo_Ecuador | Property representative |
    Hi Cheryl, I guess you just made a booking in our hotel for a twin room? By far the best choice, since the apartment has a matrimonial bedroom and besides that, is high up the stairs. We will give you a twin room on the... More
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    "Rooms in the back avoid street noise. You will always have barking dogs."
    Rues427, 15 days agoRead review
    "Bring ear plugs for a great night's sleep."
    Bronwyn H, 8 months agoRead review
    "Rooms are all about equal."
    wwileyb, 8 months agoRead review
    "Perhaps a room higher up woud help with the noise, but they all face the loud courtyard"
    kari562625, 10 months agoRead review
    "this place is not for light sleepers."
    Andeangirl, over a year agoRead review
    "Interior rooms may be quieter."
    GarryandMo, over a year agoRead review
    "Wifi works best on first floor, not easy to connect upstairs."
    Katie K, over a year agoRead review
    "Head to the roof for a view"
    Nick M, over a year agoRead review
    "they have a large suite, just one, and its a on the roof"
    Rachel B, over a year agoRead review
    "Rooms on the street side can be a bit noisy (although they do have nice little balconies) so you might want..."
    lqvist, over a year agoRead review
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