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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for one night, in a double room. WiFi was good most of the time, food was decent (breakfast was very generous). We were offered a lunch as we arrived early - which was really nice. The staff all had a smile on their face and seemed lovely but as others have said; not a word of English....

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Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hot shower, warm beds, place to dry your clothes, free wifi. Food was average at best and the drunken locals made falling asleep a bit hard. However if i do the loop again, i'd come back. At 15 usd its also within the normal pricerange.

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Hostal-Cloud-Forest, Inhaber at Hostal Cloud Forest, responded to this review

Dear Jonathan, We take great pleasure in wanting to thank you very much indeed for your friendly comments in regards to your recent stay, in particular due to the quality, accommodation, service and cuisine. And finaly we can only apologize for our neighbours, the locals. We are glad that this happens not to often. With our very best regards, The...

Reviewed 1 week ago

When I first got here, I received a lukewarm, completely apathetic reception (common in Ecuador sadly), but my opinion went up dramatically after talking to the proud, gregarious owner, who is a wealth of knowledge on all topics related to the Quilotoa Loop. Hell, he practically blazed all the local trails and so is a great source of information on...

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Thank Anderson M
Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was my pick for best place to stay in the loop. Locally owned and run. Up to date info. On the trails. Warm rooms Great common area to relax both inside and outside. Only downside was dinner could have been better.

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Not a great hostel to be honest. The rooms were fine but the food is below average and I got food poisoning from some hot sauce that was obviously off. Despite having many signs in English, the staff don't speak it so I couldn't tell them they ruined the quilatoa hike for me by making me terribly sick. On top...

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Hostal-Cloud-Forest, Inhaber at Hostal Cloud Forest, responded to this review

Dear Issiemj, First at all we would like to thank you, that you took the time to write a comment. We honestely apologize that you got sick during your stay in our hostal. All our food is fresh and prepared in the best hygienical way. Our staff speaks of course better Spanish than English, but we are able to comunicate...

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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

This was a nice hostel with good hospitality, good food and nice rooms: private double room with bathroom for 30 dollars (but I'm sure you can get it cheaper if you ask). Only thing I missed was some more hot water as my shower had to be really quick. Otherwise I recommend!

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Thank aliceawesomeandrews
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We enjoyed staying here - the accommodation was basic and the food simple but plentiful. The games / common room was a nice addition. They provide a good packed lunch to keep us going the next day while we hiked to our next destination.

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The value you get here is unbeatable! Private room, hot shower, fairly comparable food to Llullu Llama, pool tables, cheap beer... and for $15. The bed was good, especially considering how isolated it is. Wifi was weak, but do yourself a favor and forget about Wifi while on the Loop - take in the scenery and the experience.

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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We arrived here after a day of hiking. We received a nice Welkom. Still I wasn't very convinced about this place. Biggest minus points were: dinner that wasn't exactly great and pity the whole place wasn't more cured. Plus point is that Jose tries his best to accommodate you.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Not only is this the cheapest place you are going to find in the town, the rooms have wonderful blankets and the beds really are like sleeping on a cloud. Furthermore, I was super sick when I got to the hostel, and the staff made me two rounds of a special tea to get rid of my cough, even at...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Cloud Forest Hostal in Chugchilan is best value. We offer nice rooms, cleanly made and heated (if you have a reservation). Hot water is in all rooms provided. In the price included is a good dinner and a big breakfast (if you're an early riser or have to catch a bus, take qith you one of the lunch packs we make;). You're cold after the hiking day? Tell us and we heat the Turkish bath for you and your friends. Our hostal is the best point to start your hiking on the Quilotoa-Loop. We have maps and descriptions for the trails to Isinlivi and Quilotoa and provide guides for hiking or horseback riding, if you need one. WiFi is included as well as the games room with billiard, table tennis and foosball table. ... more   less 

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Address: Chugchilan, Chugchilan 050751, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Cotopaxi Province > Chugchilan
Price Range: ₹ 842 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 29
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