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Hostal Dona Esther

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  • Excellent47%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“great pizza”(3 reviews)
“wood fired oven”(2 reviews)
“nice library”(2 reviews)
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All reviewsgreat pizzawood fired ovennice librarycentral courtyardcolonial stylepretty courtyardon site restaurantwithin easy walking distancemiddle of townthe ground floorrestaurant serves good foodenjoyed our staythe main squareperfect locationhandicraft marketrooms are smallbeds were comfortable
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

We stayed here 3 nights in November and loved this hotel. Our room was simple but very attractive, comfortable and clean. We had a little sitting area on the balcony outside our room where we could see down to the pretty courtyard and up to...More

Thank linawood
Reviewed 21 November 2017

The title says everything! A wonderful classic house, transformed into the most cozy challet ever! Wooden furniture and a 360 degrees rooftop, add this place into the perfection. Small restaurant with very nice home made food and a simply wonderful staff.

Thank Jose S
Response from WendyOtavalo_Ecuador, Owner at Hostal Dona EstherResponded 22 November 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments; we're very happy you had a great stay with us in Otavalo. Hope to see you again one day! best regards, Wendy

Reviewed 5 October 2017

Reading the other review, yes, the rooms are small, but they are clean and functional and more importantly they are 'right', very quaint. For a stay in Otavalo The Dona Esther compliments an authentic experience. Its a perfect central location. And it has great pizza...More

Thank gary h
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Historic colonial style hostel with friendly staff, authentic rooms with local textiles. All is clean and well organised. Advice to have dinner because that is indeed local sourced and delicious. Breakfast is fine and good.

Thank JLDB007
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We enjoyed our stay at Dona Esther and thought the price was fair. The breakfast was very good, considering it was included in the room price. We never tried the kitchen outside of that. The staff was great, despite the language barrier we were able...More

Thank Aric J
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US$58 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$58 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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
29 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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"Walking distance from everything; familiar"
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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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"Bring ear plugs for a great night's sleep."
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