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    Hostal Dona Esther

    Juan Montalvo 4-44 y Bolivar, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
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    1 - 5 of 114 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Reading the other review, yes, the rooms are small, but they are clean and functional and more importantly they are 'right', very quaint. For a stay in Otavalo The Dona Esther compliments an authentic experience. Its a perfect central location. And it has great pizza...More

    Thank gary h
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Historic colonial style hostel with friendly staff, authentic rooms with local textiles. All is clean and well organised. Advice to have dinner because that is indeed local sourced and delicious. Breakfast is fine and good.

    Thank JLDB007
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We enjoyed our stay at Dona Esther and thought the price was fair. The breakfast was very good, considering it was included in the room price. We never tried the kitchen outside of that. The staff was great, despite the language barrier we were able...More

    Thank Aric J
    Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

    This hostel did not live up to our exspectations. The room was small and was not clean. The staf was not really helpfull. Their understanding of english is poor. Considering its price the hotel is expensive. The positieve thing: the restaurant serves good food.More

    Thank Theo T
    Response from WendyOtavalo_Ecuador, Owner at Hostal Dona EstherResponded 13 August 2017

    I'm sorry you did not enjoy your stay, we actually had a lot of satisfied guests these pasts weeks, but unfortunately we didn't hear any complaints from you or any other guests. Our rooms are photographed just the way they are, I don't think you...More

    Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

    I thought the Dona Esther was a fine value. It is a very pretty and artful interior. One block from the square. Very friendly folks. The rooms are small, but the bathrooms are small and adequate. Repeat: stay there as it is a good value...More

    Thank ReedMankin
    Response from WendyOtavalo_Ecuador, Owner at Hostal Dona EstherResponded 26 June 2017

    Thank you for your recommendation! We're happy you had a good stay with us. Just a small note on the rooms; the matrimonial rooms are the smaller ones, but if you like a bit more space, we have a few large twin bedded rooms, same...More

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    • US$ 60 - US$ 64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • Imbabura Province >
    • Otavalo
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    mariteth
    15 May 2015|
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    Response from WendyOtavalo_Ecuador | Property representative |
    Hello! The apartment does sleep 2 adults and two children ( on sleeping couch). If you can tellme dates i can see if i have availibility for the rooms needed. Airport pickup for one car, 4 people, is $ 55. Let me know. Best... More
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    Cheryl N
    30 April 2015|
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    Response from WendyOtavalo_Ecuador | Property representative |
    Hi Cheryl, I guess you just made a booking in our hotel for a twin room? By far the best choice, since the apartment has a matrimonial bedroom and besides that, is high up the stairs. We will give you a twin room on the... More
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    "I would guess any of the rooms here would be good, perhaps quieter at the back."
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    "Rooms in the back avoid street noise. You will always have barking dogs."
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    "Rooms are all about equal."
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