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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Hostal Transilvania during my two trips at Baños. The rooms are nice but the cleaning is not done regularly. After a few days, the dorm can gets really messy. The bathrooms is ok, they always had hot water. It can get pretty noisy at night.This hostal is highly frequented by backpackers, it's a very friendly environment and...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel is very welcoming, good breakfast included, the owner is nice and helpful, there are many travellers from all over the world. They help with information and booking for any kind of activity

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

I am writing this on behalf of my roommate, I and 3 friends who stayed at the hostal from the 6th to the 8th of Januarey 2017. We were recommended this hostal by an organization we volunteer with (IVHQ). Other volunteers have used this hostal in the past so it was in their booklet. However, two of my friends got...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The hostel was great! It has everything one could need as a traveler and much beyond. The rooms were clean, the breakfast was great and above all the stuff were super friendly and helpfull! I recommand this place 100%

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Salento, Colombia
Reviewed 15 December 2016

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights. We stayed in a private room which was clean and the bathroom was OK as well. The owner was a bit cold but his wife was very nice. Bathroom garbage was not cleaned ones in our 3 nights stay but got pretty full since the bin is very small. Common areas...

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
Reviewed 13 December 2016

A cozy and friendly place at a good price, the breakfasts are good and the rooms comfortable, I stayed with my girlfriend and found it to be good and quiet, I recommend it for when you want to spend a good holiday and not spend a lot of money The hotel is not far from the terminal, can be reached...

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West Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We were a group of seven American international students traveling to Baños to visit La Casa del Árbol, El Rostro, and El Pailón (we also ended up jumping off the San Francisco bridge, which wasn't for the faint of heart). Transilvania has a very good location, and the rooms/private bathrooms were pretty clean, albeit shabby. It has decent WiFi as...

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Itai P, Owner at Hostal Transilvania, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for the review Our family is two adults and 2 kids (6 and 9 years old), i don´t think we can cramp the common area... The middle eastern restaurant is in the lobby it self, currently offering only breakfasts, did you even stay here? Entrance to the hostel is available 24 hours, we close the doors...

Minneapolis
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Great location. Comfy, spacious, private. Breakfast is included with choice of eggs (any style) or pancakes. Good coffee too! Shower was always hot. Beds were comfortable and a towel/ soap was provided.

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Germany
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

At Hostal Transilvania you get what you pay for, simple as that. Rooms are small, showers are okay and hot. Breakfast is free and they have places to hang out and watch movies etc. Owner were friendly but the staff wasn't very helpful, especially when we were checking out. It's not super clean but not disgusting neither.

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Couldn't decide on 3 or 4 stars. My friend and I each paid $8 per night for our room and got what we needed. Great breakfast included in your stay. Clean, easy to find. It can be noisy- we heard conversations and someone opening a bottle of shampoo showering in the next room. Only door knob locks, no deadbolt. The...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Best value in Banos guaranteed, 3 good options for breakfast, internet service (3 computers and wi-fi), pool table, cable TV with English speaking channels, private bathroom, hot water 24 hours, more than 500 DVD movies, book exchange, cosy common areas, tourist information, BBQ area, balconies with good view to the waterfall and the mountains around banos, central location, luggage room, and more perks are all included. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Transilvania

Address: 16 de Diciembre y Oriente, Banos, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Tungurahua Province > Banos
Price Range: ₹ 802 - ₹ 1,003 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“I liked better the rooms upstaris”
 of 5 bubbles emilygZ3799QK, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles 77stanislavk, 5 Dec 2013 | Read review
“third floor AMAZING view”
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 of 5 bubbles AndresGuide, 28 Sep 2013 | Read review
“We stayed in 3 different rooms, the top floor had great views but we decided to stay on the ground floor rather than carry our super heavy luggage all the way up again, the ground floor was easier, but a little noisier since it opens onto the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles 000Lauren000, 17 Sep 2013 | Read review
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