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Luis Mejia and Eugenio Espejo corner 89, Iluman, Otavalo 100450 Ecuador See on map
Name/address in local language
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

The hostel is entirely built by the owner, with local materials only. Combined with the wonderful location outside of the city, this results in a very unique and pleasant hostel experience. The natural character really gives you peace of mind. You have the possibility to...More

Thank Aaron S
Reviewed 20 July 2018

I have just got home from staying a month at the El Tio & like almost everyone that came through while I was there, DID NOT want to leave! An excellent place to chill & visit the surrounding area, so much to see & do....More

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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Surrounded from the nature its a really nice hostel to start hiking around or just enjoy the nature. If you are there ask for the qui, gimmipig, its fresh made for you. Next there is the city otovalo where you can take cash or shop...More

Thank Z9195PIchristiank
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We booked on booking.com and arrived at the hostel reception in town at 6pm. We were asked to wait for the owner as he needed to check the computer for our booking, we ended up waiting 2 HOURS, asking every 15 minutes and they said...More

Thank TheKnowHowCouple
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Very cheap very basic accommodation in nature on an indigenous farm surounded by nature. This is not somewhere to go if looking for luxury or nice hotel. Owners friendly. Bed was comfortable, rooms dusty, shared bathroom was not very clean but we were lucky to...More

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Price range
US$ 10 - US$ 11 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
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Ecuador > Imbabura Province > Otavalo
Formerly known as
Hostal Tio Cajas
Traveller (42)
Room & Suite (8)
Dining (3)
Family and Play Areas (7)
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"The round room is the best"
20 Jul 2018
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"Tio accepts volunteers through Work Away or HelpX, great way to stay"
13 Jul 2016
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