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Posada Tambuca

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Luis Cordero E2-19 y Ulpiano Paez, Quito, Ecuador
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very hospitable - Yolanda and Carlos don't speak much English but they go above and beyond. The rooms are clean, the breakfast plentiful, hot water showers, don't put paper in the toilets. Carlos drove us to the equator (waited for us to do both tours and pictures, then to El Panecillo, then the bus station, made sure we got on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This family is one of the best one could ever wish to stay with in Ecuador. Most helpful and informative.Great breakfast,clean and very reasonable.Shared bathroom was clean but could do with some updating.We would stay here again on our next visit.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I stay here upon arriving in Ecuador. The Family was so helpful and courteous. I stayed for four nights in Quito. This place is just on the edge of the Mariscal area, short walk to the Foch plaza area. The house clean, good breakfast, even was fortunate to have an invite to supper with Yolanda and Family. Will return to... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We stayed in Posada Tambuca only for one night, while returning from a trip to Galapagos Islands. Yolanda welcomed us and explained how the facilities of the Posada work. We've got a big room for 2 people in the second floor, with a bunker bed and a single bed, that were really confortable. Bathroom was right out of the room,... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Yolande is a friendly host; she takes care you feel home and can help with trips thru Ecuador. The hostal is on walking distance from Mariscal centre. The room is complete and facilities top and clean. The breakfast is served at your own time. Yolande arranged an airport pick up against very competitive price. Have stayed three times at Tambuca... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

An ideal place to stay in Quito. My girlfriend and I stayed on a number of occasions between our adventures in other regions of Ecuador. Accommodations: Welcoming and personal with unique hand painted walls in each room. Strong, fast, reliable WIFI throughout. Clean well functioning bathrooms. Comfortable beds. Ample breakfast prepared in person with a rotating selection of fresh fruit... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

The Good: The Hosts were welcoming and friendly. It was hard not to adore them. The breakfast was very good. For those sharing bathrooms, there were ample bathrooms and showers available. Water was hot and wifi signal was strong. Location was good and only one block from the metro. The rooms were tiny but rather charming. Cleanliness was good in... More 

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Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The host at this guest house treat you like family the minute you arrive. The accommodations were very secure. The did my dirty laundry for us and stored our luggage while we were in the amazon. The room was spotless and we did have our own bathroom with plenty of hot water. They are in a very good location and... More 

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Mount Holly, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We stayed for 3 days. The place is clean and quiet. A good breakfast is included. The airline lost our luggage and Yolanda helped us get it back. We will be passing through Quito again on our way home and plan to stay there again.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Just want to thank Posada Tambuca for the wonderful stay during my time in Quito. After a long flight, it took us over 2 hours to get out of the airport in Quito and wasn't expecting our transportation to still be waiting for us - but Carlos Jr. was there. The hospitality of the family is amazing and they helped... More 

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