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Plantas & Blanco's Hostel

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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

This is located close to the church and a park. The street noise it loud. It does quiet down in the evenings but car alarms and barking dogs will disturb you at all hours. They do sell ear plugs. The terrace has a great view of the waterfall. The Internet is very weak through the entire building. Even the Internet...

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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Hostel is well located in Baños and the hostel itself is nice. Dorm rooms are spacious and the beds are comfy. Very nice rooftop terrace with cafe where you can buy breakfast and there is also a restaurant attached, which looked to be a nice place. Staff are also helpful and there is a laundry service.

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Montreal
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I've been to many hostels and this one would be in the better category. Obviously the nice rooftop terrace and good food in the restaurant is a draw, but the rooms were also good, the staff nice, and the location great. I liked this joint.

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Reviewed 6 July 2016

I stayed in this hostel and was extremely happy with the cleanliness, the breakfast, the friendly staff, altogether a wonderful experience. Washing clothes is available. Apparently opened by a French couple, I did not see any French staff or the owners.

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Kapaa, Hawaii
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Just stayed here with a group of about 35. Very accommodating, good location, nice area on the rooftop to hang out. The beds were comfortable, and the bathrooms were nice. Beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. I would definitely recommend this place.

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Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay here. It had a great location and rooftop view. The room w/ bathroom was clean and bright and sunny. Loved that they stocked their little fridge w/ beer on roof top ( honor system) so you could enjoy amazing views. We had birthday dinner at restaurant attached which had really cool ambience and style but food...

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Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night in a private room (although we intended to stay two, we moved the next morning). We'd heard great things about the place from some fellow travellers, but were disappointed to find a down at the heel room with a serious smell of damp and a small, uncomfortable bed. The terrace is lovely, but the place is...

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Edmonton AB
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

We didn't stay here, but we stumbled into the restaurant one evening. You sit on the floor and eat from low tables. The food is unusual, excellent and reasonably priced. There's a real fire in the centre of the room. The only criticism I'd have is that many of the items on the menu were unavailable. Recommended.

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Banos, Ecuador
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Located in the centre of baños you will find this a charming hostel with nice facilities like a roof top terrace. Here you can enjoy a wonderful breakfast which they serve at reasonable prices. The rooms are clean and cosy. The bed squeekes when you move but sleeps great!

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Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

This is a well run and established hostel. I must admit to not being blown away as the review in Rough Guide is glowing which is probably a bit generous. However The shower is warm and the beds are comfy There is a kitchen where you can cook your own lunch and dinner with nice utensils There is a good...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Plantas y Blanco has been one of the most popular hostels in Baños. That is because we really care in having a neat place that offers everything the traveller could need. Rooftop cafeteria with one of the best breakfasts and view in town, drinks, tea and coffee self service, table games, very recomended healthy steam bath, bakery, classic films available, book exchange, laundry, etc. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Plantas & Blanco's Hostel

Address: 12 de Noviembre y Luis A Martinez, Banos, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Tungurahua Province > Banos
Price Range: ₹ 713 - ₹ 2,850 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Plantas & Blanco's Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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Plants And White Hostel (Hostal Plantas y Blanco) Hotel Banos
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“Room 3 has a view with the church”
skyozlem, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“rooms on the inner courtyard are quiet.”
686georgeh, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“not on the side of the road a lot noisy”
Papino_Tereko, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Bring ear plugs”
teiggles, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Don't go for a room with a balcony, that may be how the thieves get in!”
103km103, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
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