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Hostal El Recreo

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Overview
Calle Las Flores y Las Cucardas El Recreo Neighborhood, Banos 010151 Ecuador See on map
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Housekeeping
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

This is a very quiet place that is a 10-15 minute walk or $1.25 cab ride from most things in Banos, which makes it a great, quiet place to sleep. The kitchen is great and laundry was free (there is no drier, you will hang...More

1  Thank Jason M
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This hostel is just a little bit outside of central Baños but still is within walking distance. It's in a nice quiet neighborhood so there isn't much worry about street traffic or anything at night. The owner is a sweet man who lives in one...More

Thank Kristen C
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Such a good hostel, 5 - 10 minute walk from the centre with amazing views. Really nice and spacious rooms with hot showers that aren't just a trickle. Free laundry, lovely owners, great kitchen. Not faults!

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Very good value for money, the owner Marcelo is so helpful and friendly and went the extra mile to help us when we had to clean all our clothes! Rooms are spacious but basic (but you won't spend a lot of time there anyway!). Perhaps...More

Thank FrancescaClava
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I stayed in el recreo few times. As a solo traveller, on a motorcycle, I needed a place with secure parking and with washing machine, and this hostel has both FREE available for the guests to use. During my stay I had the chance to...More

Thank Paolo C
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Description
The Recreo Backpackers is the most affordable place to stay in the city of Banos Ecuador, offering you unrivaled value and convenience to all travelers. A few minutes from the center of Banos de Agua Santa, we More enjoy a spectacular view of Tungurahua volcano. Services in our hostel include single beds in mixed rooms, internet access wi-fi, common kitchen, TV + Cable Satellite, garden with beautiful orchids, dining area. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Restaurant
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$ 14 - US$ 16 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Ecuador > Tungurahua Province > Banos
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$ 14 - US$ 16 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Ecuador > Tungurahua Province > Banos
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"Quiet, free wifi"
BryP692
11 May 2015
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"Try get room as close to the lounge room as possible coz it means better wifi."
388levif
28 Aug 2014
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