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    Plantas & Blanco's Hostel

    12 de Noviembre y Luis A Martinez, Banos, Ecuador
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    Overview
    • Excellent45%
    • Very good34%
    • Average9%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible7%
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    “rooftop terrace” (20 reviews)
    “no shoes” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Restaurant
    Rooftop Bar
    Rooftop Terrace
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 127 reviews

    Reviewed 29 June 2017

    I loved this place! Best hot showers in south america, clean, friendly staff and amazing room! Rooftop terrace was amazing and has beautiful views of the city. Location is close to bus station and right in town close to markets. Would highly recommend this place.

    Thank danielcar
    Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

    Stayed for three nights and had a great experience. The hostel has a central location, is very clean, and the staff are extremely helpful. It also has a very cool vibe with a rooftop terrace where they serve breakfast and there is a kitchen for...More

    Thank bbusslinger2
    Reviewed 21 May 2017

    Saying that it was 'overpriced' would be an euphemism. The rooms were not properly cleaned the moment we entered the room. Furthermore, THERE WERE LOUD NOISES ALL NIGHT, which meant that none of us could sleep properly. The owner also raised the price for the...More

    Thank Jang Myung S
    Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

    Nice rooms, gentile service, great breakfast on roof top. You have to try the excellent fruit salad. Good laundty service for $ 1,30 per kilo. The Hostel is located a few blocks from the very busy and noisy Ambato / Eloy Alfaro corner, so we...More

    Thank torkel007
    Reviewed 10 May 2017

    I stayed there for one week and had a really good experience. My room was fine for a hostel, the roof terrace has great views, the staff was super helpful and friendly, you have the use of an excellent and very clean kitchen, and the...More

    Thank George K
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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$ 12 - US$ 26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Number of rooms
    • 23
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    • Location
    • Ecuador >
    • Tungurahua Province >
    • Banos
    • Also Known As
    • Plants And White Hostel (Hostal Plantas y Blanco) Hotel Banos
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    Nilesha M
    8 October 2016|
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    Response from Daniel_9296 | Reviewed this property |
    There are tour agencies spread all over the city of Banos. We were able to walk right next door to a tour agency and book a biking trip from the Casa del Arbol all the way through La Ruta de Las Cascadas which brought us to... More
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    "The private room was awesome! Plenty of space with shelving and locker."
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    "I asked for a room with a window, and at the back to avoid street traffic noise. They gave me such a room."
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    "Room 3 has a view with the church"
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    "rooms on the inner courtyard are quiet."
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