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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We arrived late to find the hotel staff waiting for our arrival, clearly highlighting that customer service was to a good standing. The rooms were well presented and very comfortable, clean and usable. Views of the city were exceptional and hard to beat. Breakfast offered, was fairly average and perhaps the biggest let down of the stay, with limited variety...

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Adam, Thank you for taking the time of writing a review regarding La Estelita. We always make our best effort so that our clients feel like they are home. Normally, we offer just continental breakfasts, but we decided as a courtesy to upgrade the breakfast to a full buffet so that all of our clients could have a wonderful...

Cotacachi, Ecuador
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for a get away retreat then put La Estelita on your bucket list. The drive up is on a twisting winding road but not that bad. You will think you are on top of the world. At night you have a birds eye view or rather like a view from a plane. The lights are beautiful...

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Ann, Thank you so much for taking the time of doing this review! We really apreciate everything you said and we hope you had a wonderful time with us. The room you stayed in was our Suite Estelita. The fire place gives the room a plus of romanticism with the views of the city and the lake in the...

milwaukee, wisconsin
Reviewed 4 June 2015

the drive up to the hotel on a dirt road takes nearly 25 minutes, but as we say in spanish, " valor de pena " ( the pain is worth it ). nearly at the top of the mountain, the hotel offers outstanding views of Ibarra and the Imbabura volcano ( on a clear day ). rooms are large with...

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time of writing a review about La Estelita. I'm sorry to correct you, but the correct Spanish way of saying "The Pain Was Worth It" is (Valió la Pena). I hope you got to learn some Spanish while you visited us, since its always easier to learn a new language while...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 8 May 2015

Located high in the hills over Ibarra the Hotel has a nice view of the town and surrounding country side. The hotel itself is nice and the staff very friendly. We booked the presidential suite as I was hoping for a king size bed - it only had a queen bed. We were also suppose to have a balcony overlooking...

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time on writing a review about La Estelita. The Presidential Suite is our highest room of all, and has a beautiful view of the city and the Yahuarcocha Lake. We are sorry about the confusion about the balcony. We call balcony to the area where the huge window in the room is situated,...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 22 April 2015

After a slight mixup with our reservation, we had a great weekend. Check about the road before you arrive because it wasn't in the best of shape. We have driven through the mountains and were used to the crazy roads, but for some reason this was the most terrifying drive - the height to get up there is dizzying. The...

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time of leaving us a review. We are sorry about the road construction that was going on the day you arrived at La Estelita. the city hall decided to start the work on the road without any notice given to us, but fortunately everything worked good for you. We are glad...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

Before getting to this hotel, there was a long uphill drive. Once arrive at the hotel, you will find everything worths it. Since the president suite's price is not much higher than standard room, we booked it. The view was spectacular!! You can see the while Ibarra city, volcano, the lake and mountains. Hands down, it was probably was the...

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Lily, Thank you for your awesome review about La Estelita. As the road is truly uphill for about 15 minutes, it is absolutely rewarding once you get to our property. The view is simply fantastic, since you have the city of Ibarra and Yahuarcocha lake, all in one view. The Presidential Suite is located in the last floor of...

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Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

It is a very nice hotel. The rooms are big and very comfortable and clean. The beds are excelent. The food served is very good and with good variety. The view of the lake and city is spectacular. It is a great spot if you go eith kids (7 years old and above) Highly recommended to visit if you go...

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time of writing us a review about La Estelita. One of the many things that make La Estelita such a wonderful place, is where it is located. Since its on top of a mountain, it has the privilege of watching over the city of Ibarra, and the lake named Yahuarcocha, AT...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 8 March 2015

This is a hotel located high in the Andes with a spectacular view of San Miguel de Ibarra and the surrounding volcanoes in the area. I was able to relax there, so much so that I didn't feel like going anywhere. I just wanted to stay to enjoy the natural beauty and the eucalyptus scent that was in the air....

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time of writing such a nice review about La Estelita. It is true that this place, emanates tranquility and relaxation, and this allows for anyone to rest like never before. Next time you visit us, you should definitely use the sauna if you didn't this time, as it adds a plus to everything...

Kaltbrunn, Switzerland
Reviewed 24 February 2015

This is the place to stay when You are in Ibarra. In fact, this hotel is a reason to visit Ibarra. It wasn't my first visit and it won't be my last. The perfect place to spend some romantic days to escape from the grey everyday life.

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for leaving such a nice review for La Estelita. We are always working very hard to make La Estelita, as you say, a reason to visit the beautiful city of Ibarra. Thank you again, and we will be waiting for your next visit to La Estelita!

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 17 February 2015

I can't say enough about La Estelita. I was only able to stay for one night as I was on a business trip. As a person who has traveled to many amazing hotels around the world I have to say La Estelita is by far one of the best I have seen. It's amazing not only due to the natural...

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Guillermo, Thank you so much for leaving such a nice review about La Estelita. We are very happy you had a wonderful experience staying with us, and also that you enjoyed our surroundings. Since La Estelita is at the top of a hill overviewing the city of Ibarra, it has a spectacular view of the city, and the lake...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
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Additional Information about La Estelita

Address: Km. 5 Via Yuracrucito, a 3 Km. del Arcangel, Ibarra 100150, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Imbabura Province > Ibarra
Price Range: ₹ 5,295 - ₹ 6,653 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“High and on the end”
 of 5 bubbles 763timg, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on higher levels are more peaceful”
 of 5 bubbles 84adams, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
“all rooms offer large windows with great views”
 of 5 bubbles dantzingman, 4 Jun 2015 | Read review
“I don't think you can get a bad room. The construction is fairly new. The room I stayed in was spacious, had amazing view of the volcanoes and was tastefully decorated.”
 of 5 bubbles rosalindap23, 7 Mar 2015 | Read review
“if you travel on your own car or rental car, it would be better. Go for presidential suite for the best value.”
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 of 5 bubbles ssdffdsds, 27 Jan 2015 | Read review
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