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Hostal Chimenea

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#7 of 28 Hotels in Banos
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 February 2017

over all the place is very nice EXCEPT the younger female receptionist is very rude. It is obvious that she is not interested in her job any longer and spent all day looking at her phone. She should not be in this job

Thank jhallisey55
Daniela P, Owner at Hostal Chimenea, responded to this review

So sorry, we took your comment to improve.

Otavalo, Ecuador
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The accommodations were kept very clean and the roof cafeteria had a beautiful expansive view of the mountains and Banos. The staff kept the rooms very clean, and changed the sheets and cleaned the room daily, even if the stay extended past a night.

1Thank Micayla C
Daniela P, Owner at Hostal Chimenea, responded to this review

Thank you, we wait for you soon

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Hostal Chimenea is located a bit outside of the center of Banos and right next to the Termas de la Virgen. It has a swimming pool, a jacuzzi, a shared kitchen and a rooftop offering a nice view over the cascada de la Virgen. The rooms are clean and the staff is nice.

1Thank Alex D
Daniela P, Owner at Hostal Chimenea, responded to this review

Thank you Alexandre.

Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Very clean, good location comfy room. It was quiet but still a good place to meet people. The breakfast was an extra charge but it was cheap and excellent quality. They let us check in early and leave our bags there before getting a night bus. It also has s clean kitchen for preparing your own meals.

1Thank David J
West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

I am currently still in Baños and staying here. We got here really late on a Saturday and there was someone to open up and helped us check in. The place is great. Really clean and comfortable. The breakfast is really good.

Thank romina f
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We looked at a few hostals and hotels, but Chimenea was the best price for their service. While the breakfast isn't included in the price it's still very reasonable and the food very good. The people were incredibly nice; we especially liked Marco. It was rather quiet and a 5 minute walk to the hot spring. We could see a...

Thank 639timr
Riverside, California
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We ended up staying in Baños for 8 days to take Spanish lessons. Chimenea was affordable and the rooftop was great - it over looked the waterfall, which was my favorite. They offered same day laundry service and it was cheap - $1 per kilo. The only negative was we stayed in the downstairs room so it would be loud...

Thank TheNYCcouple
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We had a awsome time in this beautiful lovely hosteria! Big recommendation! Beautiful little swimming pool, hangmats for relaxing, good view on the top but most all lovely people working there! Gracias a la Chimenea!

1Thank Else v
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I strongly recommend not to go to this place. The staff is very rude, the rooms are tiny and dirty and the food made us feel pain in the stomach. They have a prize of the traveller's choice and we really can't understand why. Really dissappointed. The worst hostal we've gone to.

Thank Marta C
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with four people on bunk beds, very cheap and good value for money. They even have a spa resort and swimming pool inside. The people from the spa were really skilled and friendly, and the hot tub (for a small price) was a good retreat after the cycling the whole day. Would recommend!

Thank Enitia

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Chimenea is a comfortable, safe and modern hostel: we offer dorms and private rooms with ensuite bathrooms, balconies, hot water and excellent views of the surroundings. Our prices are 8.50 and 10.00 per person include internet and tax. Our hostel offers a panoramic terrace, private parking, restaurant/cafe, guest kitchen, book exchange, board games, luggage storage, free internet and Wi-Fi, steam health bath, swimming pool and Jacuzzi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Chimenea

Address: Luis A. Martinez y Rafael Vieira, Banos 010151, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Tungurahua Province > Banos
Price Range: ₹ 1,168 - ₹ 1,752 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 28
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Hostal Chimenea Banos
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Banos
#4 Family Hotel in Banos
#4 Spa Hotel in Banos
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“Go for a high up floor facing the central courtyard for a view of the waterfall”
joannahc, 5 May 2017 | Read review
“Choose a private room”
korynh2017, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Request a quiet location, they're willing to help you”
maryjR5343LA, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Some people hang out late near the pool and talk...ear plugs help.”
JPRamsey, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The dormitory room was considered a multi-person room, but second floor rooms are quite spacious.”
mjc0sta, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
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