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    Santa Cruz Backpacker's

    Av 16 de Diciembre | Luis A. Martinez & Montalvo, Banos 010151, Ecuador
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          1 - 5 of 107 reviews

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          I was nervous to go here after reading the reviews that it was noisy. I'm not a partier, and are a light sleeper but after our hostel we were staying at (erupicion art) was booked & suggested we go here, we decided to try it...More

          Thank Kelly H
          Reviewed 10 April 2017

          I had to move to a different place after the first night. I had booked this place as it was listed as in a quiet area of town. Unfortunately, guests were allowed to talk loudly and smoke cigarettes in the communal area right outside my...More

          Thank GourmetHiker
          Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

          Stayed for 4 nights while in Banos. Staff were friendly and location is great. Beds weren't the most comfy and the pillows were rock hard. Kitchen was very basic with minimal and very old pots and a only a few bits of cutlery. Our bathroom...More

          Thank MegSchki
          Reviewed 28 February 2017

          Perfect place to stay. Clean, simple, and comfortable with full amenities - kitchen with oven and cooking materials, refrigerator, and drinkable water. However, the highlight is the staff. All front desk staff went above and beyond to help with every question I had over the...More

          Thank Darcy B
          Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

          We arrived to find our room was not the one we paid for, we were 3 big guys forced to sleep on one bed because every other room was occupied (which was also not true, early next morning we saw the majority of the rooms...More

          Thank Mee S
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          • US$ 11 - US$ 25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Smoking rooms available ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 23
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          • Tungurahua Province >
          • Banos
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          Federico M
          Hola, nos encontramos en Quito y mañana partimos hacia baños, buscábamos realizar una reserva para dos personas alli mañana 14/02 , llegaríamos cerca de la noche. Aguardo su confirmación
          14 February 2017|
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