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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good3%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
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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

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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

I will never forget it and most definitely I cannot wait to go back. I already miss the energy... the hostel is located exactly in the meeting point of three volcanoes, the Imbabura, Fuya Fuya and Cotacaxi... and one can feel it. To wake up...More

Thank mencantalacomida
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Amazing place! Definitely recommendable when you like quiet, peaceful places in the middle of nature! Jose, the owner, is extremely helpful and he really does his best to make travelers feel at home. The two dogs and other animals make the place even more perfect....More

Thank Laura V
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Breakfast Available
Price range
US$10 - US$11 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
8
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Location
Ecuador > Imbabura Province > Otavalo
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"Tio accepts volunteers through Work Away or HelpX, great way to stay"
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