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Located five minutes from the Basilica Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Agua Santa in the city of Baños province of Tungurahua, surrounded by unforgettable landscapes and below the majestic presence of our colossus Tungurahua Volcano.
Very clean rooms and wonderful breakfasts. The day and evening reception folks were very attentive and lovely as were the room cleaning staff. Breakfasts were eggs, as you wish, platter... read more of bread/rolls, coffee or tea, fruit w yogurt, and juice- good start to any day. Beds comfy. Easy to walk to town, yet this is on the edge of town where it is much more clean and quiet--though on one night there were loud and inconsiderate (inebriated people) down in the street...who finally left after about 30 mins. Would stay again.
Spending a holiday weekend in Banos, Ecuador was really hectic until my friend and I left our first hostel and booked a room at Isla Banos. First of all,... read more it's a gorgeous location, surrounded by lush vegetation and situated next to a verdant hill. It's at the end of the city, so the noise and hubbub of the festivities were far away.
The staff is ever so welcoming and friendly. They speak English and Spanish.
The room was sunny and spacious, with two comfy twin beds and a sitting area, also a covered balcony and separate bath . Breakfast was a lovely combo of bread, cheese, fresh fruit and eggs.
Guests represented many countries, with several languages being spoken in the dining room.
The extra attraction is the spa, which I didn't get to experience, but which my friend raved about. There's also a wide range of tours and day trips in and around Banos, which the staff will organise for hotel guests. I can't think of anything more that a guest could require! It's a one stop paradise! More
We had not normally used hostels but this was an excellent choice. Run by Christian, he is always there, it was everything needed for a short stay in Banos. Close... read more to centre, good breakfast and clean it tucked many boxes.
My husband and I traveled to this beautiful area with friends who now live in Cotacachi. They had not been to this area either. Make sure your travel... read more is during the rainy season.....the waterfalls are breathtaking!
Christian has truly made this a wonderful place for his visitors to relax and unwind. Exceptionally clean and comfortable. Susy is there to offer hospitality with a smile and a delicious hot breakfast to order. Hope to return to enjoy again someday. Thank you!
After traveling for 35 years around the world, I found home in this hotel.Susy,Elena,Maricela, Pablo they been so nice to me. They treated me like family and the place is... read more very clean, the service was superior and definitely I recommend this place.
The breakfast was amazing. The garden was beautiful, It no more 400 feet from the central of the city.It is very quiet.
The only thing about to complain...I need to leave tomorrow.
We picked this place for its wonderful corner rooms with big windows and were not disappointed. Breakfast was delicious and plentiful and the staff were friendly. After having read reviews... read more about stolen valuables and money, I would like to add that we NEVER entrust anything into a hotel safe and only very occasionally leave the iPad or credit card in the room DEEP inside a LOCKED bag. It is not fair to tempt people.
There are many sweet hotel/hosterias in Banos... this one should be the last on your list.
I hired the guide for stops in Cotopaxi and Quilotoa (from Quito). HIs... read more jeep's driver window was busted and wouldn't go up (it's freezing in those locations with rain/sleet/snow), a tire that was perpetually going flat (needed to take time to find air), walked 100' in front of me on hikes disappearing on the trail, never truthfully contracted a daily rate, nearly had THREE head on collisions while driving TOO fast, passing on curves, driving in the gutter to pass lines of cars all the while yelling at me when I screamed in fear! It was a sad experience. Rent your own car! Forget this guide and his hotel!
The place is showing wear and tear. But the staff is helpful, quick, and ready to extend. Breakfast was served is a prompt manner and eating area is very spacious.... read more There is also parking in front for our vehicle. They also provide laundry and massage service.
It is located in a walking distance of everything.
We spent 2 nights and thought this place was wonderful. Staff (Juan and Susie) we're so helpful and friendly. Room was large and clean with balcony and view of mountains.... read more Close to town but quiet at night. Highly recommend!!