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    Hostal Dona Esther

    Juan Montalvo 4-44 y Bolivar, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
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    11 - 15 of 114 reviews

    Reviewed 15 February 2017

    Stayed for 5 nights, service was really caring, a comfortable retreat from the city but within walking distance of pretty well everything., nice and quiet (a change for Ecuador) Nice little book loan area. Food good, would stay again.

    Thank Bill J
    Reviewed 16 November 2016

    The Dona Esther is a reasonably priced boutique hotel on three floors with a recommended restaurant. There is also a nice lounge with an extensive library. From here, you are within easy walking distance of most tourist sites, including the Plaza de Ponchos with its...More

    Thank Jim P
    Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

    We paid $63 for two per night for 5 nights. Expected much more for this price. Staff were friendly & helpful. So disappointed with the breakfast. No cereal. Minimum rationing of scrambled or fried eggs or crepe with sliver of chocolate or marmalade. Asked for...More

    1  Thank Robrev16
    Response from WendyOtavalo_Ecuador, Owner at Hostal Dona EstherResponded 7 November 2016

    Comparing prices you shouldn't have been surprised about the price, we did not promise you anything you didn't expect. Not sure what though, a Jacuzzi maybe? Breakfast is a perfect breakfast, I really don't understand people who keep whining about breakfast, you have a choice...More

    Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

    We enjoyed our stay at the Hotel Dona Esther in Otavalo. The hotel is smack in the middle of town and a block away from the beautiful city centre square. The rooms are clean and simply furnished and the bar/ restaurant located on the main...More

    1  Thank 564lulu
    Reviewed 20 October 2016

    Stayed here some days ago and we were really pleased about service and kindness of personnel! Rooms are quite spacious just with all you need for a few-days stay. Close to the markets and points of interest. Big advantage is the restaurant in the hostel:...More

    Thank RudolfMarcellina
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    • Price range
    • US$54 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • Ecuador >
    • Imbabura Province >
    • Otavalo
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    mariteth
    15 May 2015|
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    Response from WendyOtavalo_Ecuador | Property representative |
    Hello! The apartment does sleep 2 adults and two children ( on sleeping couch). If you can tellme dates i can see if i have availibility for the rooms needed. Airport pickup for one car, 4 people, is $ 55. Let me know. Best... More
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    Cheryl N
    30 April 2015|
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    Response from WendyOtavalo_Ecuador | Property representative |
    Hi Cheryl, I guess you just made a booking in our hotel for a twin room? By far the best choice, since the apartment has a matrimonial bedroom and besides that, is high up the stairs. We will give you a twin room on the... More
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    "I would guess any of the rooms here would be good, perhaps quieter at the back."
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    "Rooms in the back avoid street noise. You will always have barking dogs."
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    "Bring ear plugs for a great night's sleep."
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    "Rooms are all about equal."
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