We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Traveller (40)
Room & Suite (7)
Dining (2)
Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good6%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
3 weeks ago
“May just live here!”
21 Jun 2018
“Nice and cozy family stay ”
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Concierge
All hotel details
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
Reviews (30)
Filter reviews
15 results
Traveller rating
9
2
2
0
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
9
2
2
0
2
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 15 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have just got home from staying a month at the El Tio & like almost everyone that came through while I was there, DID NOT want to leave! An excellent place to chill & visit the surrounding area, so much to see & do....More

Thank khegazy2018
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Surrounded from the nature its a really nice hostel to start hiking around or just enjoy the nature. If you are there ask for the qui, gimmipig, its fresh made for you. Next there is the city otovalo where you can take cash or shop...More

Thank Z9195PIchristiank
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We booked on booking.com and arrived at the hostel reception in town at 6pm. We were asked to wait for the owner as he needed to check the computer for our booking, we ended up waiting 2 HOURS, asking every 15 minutes and they said...More

Thank TheKnowHowCouple
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Very cheap very basic accommodation in nature on an indigenous farm surounded by nature. This is not somewhere to go if looking for luxury or nice hotel. Owners friendly. Bed was comfortable, rooms dusty, shared bathroom was not very clean but we were lucky to...More

Thank Andrew A
Reviewed 9 February 2018

We had a room booked, via a booking.com and when we arrived we got told that our room was given to somebody else. Instead we got offered a room behind the reception (which is an internet cafe). This room was in horrible conditions and in...More

1  Thank MarlenL_82
View more reviews
About
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Breakfast Available
Price range
US$10 - US$11 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#4 Quaint Hotel in Otavalo
#5 Budget Hotel in Otavalo
#4 Great View Hotel in Otavalo
#9 Charming Hotel in Otavalo
#8 Family Hotel in Otavalo
#8 Romantic Hotel in Otavalo
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
8
Reservation Options
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your El Tio Hostal reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Location
Ecuador > Imbabura Province > Otavalo
Photos
Traveller (40)
Room & Suite (7)
Dining (2)
Family and Play Areas (7)
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from El Tio Hostal staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"The round room is the best"
Read review
"Tio accepts volunteers through Work Away or HelpX, great way to stay"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing