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    Flying Donkey

    C/ Abdon Calderon y Simon Bolivar | Otavalo Central, Otavalo 100201, Ecuador
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    Overview
    • Excellent72%
    • Very good23%
    • Average2%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible0%
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviews (139)
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    1 - 5 of 55 reviews

    Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

    Pros: big rooms, place is very clean, excellent kitchen which many people socialise in the evenings, toiletrees and towels included, helpful staff, excellent value for money overall. Cons: bed a little small, a little bit run down and an old building.

    1  Thank Henry L
    Reviewed 28 January 2017

    We stayed for one night enroute to the Colombian border. Excellent staff in a quirky hostel. Good facilities, comfy bed, great night sleep. Staff were able to help and assist our plans for onward travel.

    1  Thank thehazelnuts
    Reviewed 21 January 2017

    The staff is fantastic. The owner is incredibly kind and caring. I got sick while I was there and he personally took me to a doctor, then took me to a lab for blood tests, then to a pharmacy to fill prescriptions. He even bought...More

    Thank yola40714
    Reviewed 16 January 2017

    Wonderful service, pleasant and clean rooms, and very friendly staff! The hostal decor is unique and all around really cool to look at. In all of the hallways are also filled with creative art which was also a nice bonus. The hostal is located at...More

    1  Thank babypatricia
    Reviewed 5 December 2016

    The staff was really helpful and spent a great deal of time telling me what my options were and how to get around Otavalo without spening too much money or wasting time. Highly recommend that you stay here and that you ask for advice at...More

    1  Thank Alecia M
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Laundry Service
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 19 - US$ 25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Location
    • Ecuador >
    • Imbabura Province >
    • Otavalo
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    Traveller (103)
    Room & Suite (16)
    Dining (2)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (162)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
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    Room Tips
    "Right in the middle of town. Near all the sights"
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    "3rd floor is quieter, I think."
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    "Dorm #4 has a locker that you can transform into a desk!"
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    "Interior room to avoid street noise - particularly at the weekend"
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