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San Francisco, CA
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've visited this area twice for Inti Raymi, the summer solistice festival, and stayed at Las Palmeras. It's a very scenic little hacienda about a mile outside the city across the awful Pan American Highway on the small road that goes past the live animal market. It's an oasis with really nice grounds and views of the volcano, a very... More 

Thank hansman49
Vienna, Austria
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

A beautiful Hazienda outside of the city centre of Otavalo. You get a small bungalow with a living room, bedroom and bathroom. There is an open fireplace in the living room which is lit every night around 7p.m. Additionally you get a hot water bottle for the night:) The garden is beautiful and you got a view of the towering... More 

Thank Idril C
Winston-Salem, NC
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32 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed here two nights in a room with 3 beds. The hotel grounds are very nice with great views of the mountains. The rooms are well appointed with a nice fire each night to keep the cold out. Beds are comfortable. The main hotel lodge is very nice with old paintings and lots of character. The staff is very... More 

Thank NCtraveller01
San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 October 2016

My wife and I visited Otavalo in July and stayed at Las Palmeras Inn. I highly recommend Las Palmeras. The wonderful hotel is very near Otavalo, just a few minutes drive into the hills to the west. This is an optimal, central location from which to explore all of Imbabura--including Otavalo, Cotacachi, Laguna Cuicocha, Lago San Pablo, and much more.... More 

Thank hrobertson1
Petaluma, California
1 review
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Beautiful and charming mid-priced hotel with amenities and ambience that seem more high-end. This is a great base from which to explore the beautiful Imbabura province and other parts of Ecuador. Conveniently located in the hills above Otavalo which is the location of one of the largest indigenous markets in South America. It was very easy to catch the bus... More 

Thank Kelly2019
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

From the time we arrived--until the moment we left, no request was left unmet. The property is stunning. We rented a house for the week. Each night, the staff lit fires in each of our 3 fireplaces. Additionally, we were given hot water bottles for our beds. WOW- Las Palmeras Inn takes customer service to a whole new level. One... More 

Thank judy4bb
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Beautiful haciënda with a lot of pro's: the garden with the lama's, the historical building, the nice restaurant...but there are also some downsides: it is a very, very long walk to the center of Otavalo (to be honest: you need a car), and the rooms are quite basic and dark (altough very clean). And if you don't like to be... More 

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haciendacusin, Guest Relations Manager at Las Palmeras Inn, responded to this review

I'm so glad that you enjoyed the garden with the lama's, the historical building, the restaurant but there is no need for a car; local buses (10c per person) leave regularly for Otavalo and elsewhere and Reception can call a cab ($5). Many guests enjoy the downhill walk in particular. Guest room information states that log-fires (and hot-water bottles) are... More 

Haifa, Israel
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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Otavslo is a small town 1 hour north of Quito so if you don't have to stay there drive back to Quito. The hotel (lodge) is located outside the town. The hotel is located in a nice tropical garden, At the main building there is a dining are and couple of rooms the other rooms are scattered in the garden.... More 

Thank sxa1995
haciendacusin, Public Relations Manager at Las Palmeras Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for such an informative and helpful review. With such an enjoyable time, I hope that the unusual tremor didn't diminish your regard for Las Palmeras! Regresa pronto! More 

St. Petersburg, Florida
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1,474 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I spent a month there this spring and had a great time. The location is gorgeous and the staff and so friendly and helpful. Save some time in your Ecuador trip to visit here! I've stayed in many of the cabins over the years and am never disappointed.

Thank Les L
haciendacusin, Public Relations Manager at Las Palmeras Inn, responded to this review

What a glorious review for us all to have - endorsed by not only your month's stay but your many visits. Thank you! Regresa pronto! More 

Montreal, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 May 2016

During the winter 2014, I spent two weeks at Las Palmeras. In the winter 2015, I rented a house on the premises of the hotel and spent three months and a half there. If you are looking for a quiet hotel not too far from Quito to rest and get rid of jet lag before undertaking a few weeks of... More 

1 Thank gpineau2016
haciendacusin, Public Relations Manager at Las Palmeras Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking such time to write this immensely informative, caring review. Thank you, also, for your returning to Las Palmeras so often - itself an important gesture and endorsement for Las Palmeras Inn. Regresa pronto! More 

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Las Palmeras Inn, a 25-minute downhill walk to the markets of Otavalo, overlooks the often snow-capped Cotacachi Mountain. Its garden cottages have fireplaces, new bathrooms and patios. Fine food and tranquility personified. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Las Palmeras Inn

Address: Quichinche, Otavalo, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Imbabura Province > Otavalo
Price Range: RM433 - RM442 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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“Some rooms have window views of the volcano.”
 of 5 bubbles hansman49, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Valley, view but prices not worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles florinada, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 12B (13 is considered an unlucky number!)”
 of 5 bubbles bluerainy, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Just out of town only a 3 dollar taxi”
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“I liked our cabin which was closest to the main house. Nice when it rained.”
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