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    Flying Donkey

    C/ Abdon Calderon y Simon Bolivar | Otavalo Central, Otavalo 100201, Ecuador
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    05/11/2017 06/11/2017
    Traveller (103)
    Room & Suite (16)
    Dining (2)
    • Excellent72%
    • Very good23%
    • Average2%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible0%
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    “clean hostel” (3 reviews)
    “hot water” (7 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    Laundry Service
    Rooftop Terrace
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    5 Nov6 Nov
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    21 - 25 of 55 reviews

    Reviewed 14 October 2015

    The hostel is clean, good central location, 24 hour access with ensuite rooms and included toiletries. There's free tea and coffee and a piece of fruit in the morning if you're lucky. So far so good. The big problem is the huge windows on to...More

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    Reviewed 13 August 2015

    This hostel was economical, gave out free coffee and great advice about the surrounding area. They sent us to the Cuicocha cater lake and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Overall a good little stop over for us. We were super happy that we left Hostal Otavalos...More

    1  Thank Matt S
    Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

    This hostal is just perfect! Perfect location Perfect bedrooms Perfect bathroom Perfect host We had 3 perfect days at Pauls Flying Donkey Hostal! Love it ! Visit the Otavalo Market on Plaza Poncho, animal market on saturday ! Nice bakery's there !

    1  Thank VakantieCheck
    Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

    Can't find better words for this hostel then excellent! Veery friendly people, positive energy and perfect place, clean, have kitchen and pleasant rooms. It is directed in the center, everything is around, you don't need to walk a lot to any place and also terminal...More

    1  Thank Jamal1234
    Reviewed 5 July 2015

    We were booked into another place, weren't happy, went out searching for a better place to lay our heads the next night and found The Flying Donkey - that night we met Jefferson and made arrangements to check in the next day - he said...More

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    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Laundry Service
    • Price range
    • US$19 - US$24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Location
    • Ecuador >
    • Imbabura Province >
    • Otavalo
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    Traveller (103)
    Room & Suite (16)
    Dining (2)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (162)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
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    227 reviews
    4.06 km away
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    182 reviews
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    La Mirage Garden Hotel & Spa
    193 reviews
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    Hacienda- Hosteria Chorlavi
    281 reviews
    17.06 km away
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    Room Tips
    "Right in the middle of town. Near all the sights"
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    "3rd floor is quieter, I think."
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    "Dorm #4 has a locker that you can transform into a desk!"
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    "Interior room to avoid street noise - particularly at the weekend"
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