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Samari Spa Resort

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The views are unbelievable. The grounds are truly beautiful. We had a very nice room with a fireplace. Room service was very prompt. The morning breakfasts were fresh and very good. The spa and indoor pool, are fantastic. The staff is very nice and welcoming. Dorian was especially helpful and kind. Everyday, he checked on us and I truly appreciated... More 

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1 Thank Laura B
DorianROQUE, Director of Sales at Samari Spa Resort, responded to this review

Dear Laura, Thank you so much for your time to write a review about your recent experience at Samari Spa Resort. We love to hear that our guests have had an excellent stay and unforgettable moments with us! Especially when it's your birthday during your stay! Your opinion is very important for us, we care a lot about our lovely... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is located in Baños. You have the opportunity to get in contact with nature in the morning, relax in the spa late morning, have a nice lunch at mid-day, go for a walk and enjoy the nice climate, the pool and have an amazing dinner with your love one at night. Everything in just one place. This hotel... More 

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Thank Ana M
DorianROQUE, Director of Sales at Samari Spa Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ana, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay at Samari Spa Resort. Your opinion is very important for us and nothing else can makes us happier to hear that our guests have had an excellent stay with memorable moments with us! Our rooms are indeed very comfortable, our Spa area is a oasis... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel Samari is not for everyone, but if you can afford it, it should be. Baños is known for being a great place to get away and relax. Perhaps the best place to do that is the Hotel Samari where there are on-property spa services and beautiful grounds with so much character — you’ll feel like you’re farther away from... More 

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Thank Mike K
DorianROQUE, Director of Sales at Samari Spa Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mike, Thank you so much for your positive review. Your opinion is very important for us and nothing else can makes us happier to hear that our guests have had an excellent stay with memorable moments with us! Our rooms are indeed very comfortable, our 5-acres gardens well taken care of and surrounded with nature and peacocks, our Spa... More 

Kailua, Hawaii
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

I think this resort is overrated on tripadvisor. The price made this the most expensive hotel during our extensive 3 week traveling in Ecuador. So my expectations were high. Yes, the grounds are beautiful and yes the amenities are good but the mildew smell in our room was overpowering, so much so that I almost decided to find a new... More 

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Thank HItrigirl
DorianROQUE, Director of Sales at Samari Spa Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Your feedback is very important for us, thank you very much for your time. We are sincerely sorry to hear that your personal experience didn't match your expectations. Regarding the "Strong musty smell" you mentioned in your room, to reassure you and as we previously discussed about it, it's a natural smell which has nothing to do with... More 

Tampa, Florida
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I researched our trip to Ecuador for months and came close to staying at several different places before we settled on the Samari Spa Resort. First let me say that we are very glad we picked Banos as a destination. The scenery here is breathtaking. As to Samari, we are very pleased with that choice also. The... More 

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DorianROQUE, Director of Sales at Samari Spa Resort, responded to this review

Dear Richard, Thank you so much for your kind and positive review about your recent stay at Samari Spa Resort. Your opinion is very important for us and nothing else can makes us happier to hear that our guests have had an excellent stay with memorable moments with us! Thank you for recommending all the attention of our staff (in... More 

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30 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

Everything from the start was beautiful, the service was great the people are so helpful had spa day with my mom and enjoyed the down time very quite and clean. loved the food and the grounds to venture out. down town very close and lots of shops.

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DorianROQUE, Director of Sales at Samari Spa Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay at Samari Spa Resort. Your opinion is very important for us and nothing else can makes us happier to hear that our guests have had an excellent stay with memorable moments with us! Our rooms are indeed very comfortable, our Spa area is a oasis... More 

Kailua, Hawaii
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The grounds are beautiful. The peacocks are a bit loud day and night. If you expect English to be understood be careful they understand you. The dinner was very good but expect about double what you can find in town. Search trip advisor and take a 2$ taxi to town. Breakfast is included and pretty good to order. The rooms... More 

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Thank Chris S
DorianROQUE, Director of Sales at Samari Spa Resort, responded to this review

Dear Chris, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at Samari Spa Resort. We are very pleased to hear you had an overall positive experience with us. However, we are sincerely sorry to hear that some of our services and amenities didn't match your expectations. For your information, the peacocks we have freely roaming are one... More 

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

I stayed at Samari for two days and it was the most relaxing, romantic and beautiful experience. The junior suite was gorgeus with a King size, chimney and yacuzzi. The massage at the spa is something you cannot miss, it is highly recommended

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Thank Estefy J
DorianROQUE, Director of Sales at Samari Spa Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your time to write a review about your recent experience at Samari Spa Resort. We love to hear that our guests have had an excellent stay with memorable moments with us! Your opinion is very important for us, we care a lot about our lovely guests, we treat every single one of them... More 

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18 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

The facilities are incredible and serene. The massage was outstanding. However, this hotel is not a 5 star hotel as it's lacking small amenities such as shower gels, liquid hand soap. The hotel restaurant was expensive and the "maito" was mediocre. The biggest problem with this hotel was its price. They charged us a 190 per night, and at those... More 

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DorianROQUE, Director of Sales at Samari Spa Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at Samari Spa Resort. We are sincerely sorry we didn't match your expectations, despite your kind and positive comments about our facilities and our massage in our Spa area. For your information, we only have a few room at this price (the highest one you mentioned) and... More 

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I stayed here with a group of friends and family for a girl's night away and it was an incredibly relaxing and enjoyable 24 hours. We started at arrival with spa treatments - most of the group chose the Samari Experience and I went with the Salt and Honey treatment. It was wonderful! We had a great dinner that night... More 

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DorianROQUE, Director of Sales at Samari Spa Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind and great review about your recent stay at Samari Spa Resort. Nothing else can makes us happier to hear that our guests have had an excellent stay with memorable moments with us! Your opinion is very important for us, we care a lot about our lovely guests, we treat every single... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Samari Spa Resort - Where Luxury & Serenity Meet! An oasis of luxury & tranquility amidst the vibrant energy of Banos, Ecuador. A true marvel and jewel among Ecuador's luxury hotels. In Quechua Samari means "relax and feel at home". Samari Spa Resort is the result of 10 years of hard work with a vision and purpose: taking into consideration thousands of details to offer to every single guest an exceptional destination, with a unique style and outstanding experiences of relaxation, well-being and amazement. Our mission statement is to embody a new point of reference for Ecuador's luxury hotels & Tourism, offering high-quality products & services with an outstanding level of care. We are the first 5 stars luxury hotel in central Ecuador, and together with our 40 partners we share and live by these 5 values: • Professionalism • Responsibility • Honesty • Transparency • Creativity We are stronger together and we all strive to reach a common purpose: To be the best luxury hotet, Spa & Resort in the Ecuador. And we succeeded as we reached our milestone: we have been awarded the "Travelers' Choice™ 2016" by TripAdvisor! Welcome to Samari Spa Resort, the new and best way to enjoy the pleasures of life in Banos de Agua Santa, in beautiful Ecuador! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Samari Spa Resort

Address: Av. de las Amazonas | kM 1 via al Puyo, Banos 2000, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Tungurahua Province > Banos
Price Range: €177 - €204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Samari Spa Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Samari Hotel Banos
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Banos
#2 Spa Hotel in Banos
#2 Romantic Hotel in Banos
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“The rooms aren't very bright (low lighting) and so the upper floors may be better suited to having natural light come through the windows.”
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 of 5 bubbles mikekO7820XK, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The 2 floor rooms might have better ventilation”
 of 5 bubbles HItrigirl, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“some rooms are in large area others more private.”
 of 5 bubbles iraimabehar, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our room, "Los Tulipanos" (#25) had some traffic noise -- for more quiet ask for one of the buildings further away from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles drewandmariasmalldon, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get a room on the 2nd floor away from the street traffic”
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