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    Hostal Dona Esther

    Juan Montalvo 4-44 y Bolivar, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
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    51 - 55 of 111 reviews

    Reviewed 6 January 2014

    We had a good stay with perfect staff who could answer all our questions about what is possible in Otovalo and region. The hotel was exactly what we expected, just as we saw at their site. Bathroom basic but clean. Room looks really nice with...More

    Thank berrypeggybod
    Reviewed 30 December 2013

    Price for this lodging is way too high for what you get. No mattress pad on bed, 1 light over bed, thin pillows, dripping shower, no Tv except small 14" in the "reading room ". Just discovered credit cards not accepted! Have to use paypal...More

    Thank dapinca
    Response from WendyOtavalo_Ecuador, Owner at Hostal Dona EstherResponded 3 January 2014

    I'm sorry to read that you didn't enjoy your stay. With the complaints about the room you had, you could have chosen another hotel, we don't oblige anyone to stay with us, it is your own free choice.. Sometimes people just like other kinds of...More

    Reviewed 26 December 2013

    Booked room more than six months ago when breakfast was included. Arrived to find out that was no longer true. Internet was out after the first two days and never got fixed. Owner shows up around the time the bar opens. When I asked about...More

    Thank beattietx
    Response from WendyOtavalo_Ecuador, Owner at Hostal Dona EstherResponded 3 January 2014

    So, we see you're back again. We already wrote an answer somewhere else to your earlier angry review, You probably read that and you decided to write an angry review again, but this time on Tripadvisor, and that on a Christmas day. I could repeat...More

    Reviewed 5 December 2013

    Great location for this cute little Hostal. Very close to all the auction in town....two block away from the Market and almost the same distance to the saturday Market at Plaza de los Ponchos. Breakfast and lunch/dinner is offered for a small price in this...More

    Thank denisf255
    Reviewed 7 October 2013

    very beautiful rooms, good diner and breakfast, but the patio isn't so good for people who have asthma because of the smell of fungus specially when the tiles of the patio are wet, the same problem occurs in the restaurant , the wall behind the...More

    Thank gooreind
    Response from WendyOtavalo_Ecuador, Owner at Hostal Dona EstherResponded 13 October 2013

    The smell you're writing about is probably because of the plants and natural tiles, the same ones we have in the restaurant. These tiles are cleaned profoundly every 2 weeks and may smell wet after cleaning, , but that's all in my opinion and we...More

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    • US$58 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • Imbabura Province >
    • Otavalo
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    mariteth
    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
    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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    "I would guess any of the rooms here would be good, perhaps quieter at the back."
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    "Rooms in the back avoid street noise. You will always have barking dogs."
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    "Rooms are all about equal."
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