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Pululahua Hostal

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 June 2013

Very nice hotel at an unique and beautiful location. Dinner was tasty and the jacuzzi super nice! The owners were also very nice and helpful and had good advice about what to see around. Advice is to stay longer than one night. We had too short time see the nice envirionment.

1 Thank Wendy B
Munich, Germany
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2013

We planned to stay for only one night but extended our stay for another night. This place and especially the location is extraordinary beautiful. It has a magical mysterious athmosphere and is very quiet and relaxed. A perfect place to relax and unwind after spending a few days in the bustling Quito. We had a nice room on the first... More 

1 Thank Globetrotterin301
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2013

I do not understand the high rating at this hostel. Yes the location of the hostel is extraordinary, we have 3 beautiful days of hiking, the food is very good, 2 guys are very attentive and smiling but give 5 stars... I noticed that several comments came from people giving only 1 in 4 reviews. Perhaps that we were in... More 

1 Thank sherblanc
pululahua, Owner at Pululahua Hostal, responded to this review

First of all I want to apologize for any inconveniences that you may have had while staying at our Eco Lodge. Also I want to thank you for all of your valuable comments and we will make sure to fix whatever is under our control. Yes, we are at a remote location and it is very difficult to get employees.... More 

Austin, TX
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2013

The Pululahua Crater itself is what made this trip so memorable. Gorgeous hikes, fascinating changes in scenery, mysterious fog curtains — the crater itself is not to be missed. Pululahua Hostel is also very nice. We especially enjoyed the jacuzzi and the upstairs cards/game room. The staff is fairly nice & helpful, although the owner can sometimes be a little... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
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31 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2012

We spent 3 nights at this hostal and didn't want to leave. We chose to take a taxi from Mitad del Mundo to the edge of the crater and hike down. The first view was amazing! The trail is steep in parts, so make sure you have good shoes and it's not raining. From the minute we arrived at the... More 

1 Thank sunnylizard
Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 26 July 2012

Had a great time exploring the volcano. Very comfortable bed! We were picked up in Quito and Renato took us birding then to Mindo--he's a great birding guide too--then drove into the volcano in the dark. it was amazing waking up in the morning and walking outside to see the rim above us. THANK YOU

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Delta, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2012

Wonderful location in the bowl of an extinct volcano surrounded by cultivated fields and then up higher a lush cloud forest, filled with flowers and exotic birds. This is a comfy little hostel with no swimming pool or fitness center but there is a flower garden where you can enjoy breakfast while watching the humming birds on a sunny patio.... More 

1 Thank Marian P
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 April 2012

Just reminiscing about my time in Ecuador and looked up this place as a reminder and so glad it is still going. Me and my girlfriend spent 2 wonderfull days here with Renato and his family (the puppies must be big now!! it was 2008). Thoroughly recommend the horse trekking to anyone of any ability. One of the most beautiful... More 

1 Thank alex l
Dania Beach, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 April 2012

I spent a few days in Ecuador on my own and included a trip to Pululahua and this hostal (in 2010). The area is beautiful and quiet. I had actually had the place to myself (did the 2 day/1 night stay with the Mitad del Mundo trip and horseback riding). The food was great, the hosts were nice and friendly.... More 

1 Thank KAA615
Boca Raton, Florida
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2012

I was headed to Ecuador on my own, and was looking for a peaceful, nice place to stay. Also, I was looking for a place that would have things for me to do, and a place where I coud just relax. This was the perfect place! Everyday, I was overwhelmed by the beauty of the surrounding crater. My daily long... More 

2 Thank bernienovembre

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the only ecological resort using renewable energy inside a 2500 year old caldera (crater of an extinct volcano).  It is a quiet and mystical place near Quito where you can find many things to do, including a visit to La Mitad del Mundo which is only 3 km away.  Come here to relax and explore the many trails for hiking, horseback riding, and mountain biking.  We will make every effort to give you a pleasant stay! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pululahua Hostal

Address: Pululahua, Quito, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Number of rooms: 8
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“different options depending on price.”
 of 5 bubbles Becca_G8, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The upper of the 2 heated cabanas for good views of the caldera wall.”
 of 5 bubbles NormanP461, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Face the edge of the crater”
 of 5 bubbles Y1887SPkathleens, 26 Oct 2015 | Read review
“It can be chilly here, so you may want the room with fireplace”
 of 5 bubbles kelehb, 30 Mar 2015 | Read review
“We rented a heated cabana. It was warm enough that we didn't have to light the fireplace, and views from the room are excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles MaichaiTrails, 10 Mar 2015 | Read review
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