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Hostal El Arbolito

Calle Imbabura No 911 | (Parque San Francisco), Cotacachi, Ecuador
Hostal El Arbolito
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My mother an I stayed at this little gem for 6 nights. On the third night my mom got very sick, the owners Jaimie & Aida were amazing! They even went to so far as to get my mother some medicine. The room was spotless, beds comfy, tv with a couple English channels, good internet, bottled water always available and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

A nice little hostel by San Francisco Park, a good area of town. Peaceful yet close to everything. Owners and staff are great. Recommend. Just across the street is a nice local (not Gringo) restaurant where we enjoy the grilled chicken frequently. Near most everything including Leather Street & a short walk to the bus terminal. Actually EVERYTHING in the... More 

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16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

The hotel itself is satisfactory: clean, though marks on the walls with very thin towels (no washcloths). Last night there was this constant noise/music outside our hitel window (sort of like something you'd hear in an Arabic country); and our window was over an alley with a street light that shown in our room (despite the drawn shades). Then, this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I would definitely recommend Hostal El Arbolito in Cotacachi. Clean, friendly, good location near leather shops and restaurants. Comfy and good showers. Just a tad bit noisy outside on street side in the mornings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Arbolito for eight nights in March of 2014, and we couldn't have been more pleased or impressed. The place is absolutely spotless. The owner and the entire staff are welcoming and friendly. Roman arranged our transfer to and from the airport. The location is perfect, right on the corner of Parque San Francsico, steps from the coffee... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

My wife and I stayed for 4 nights in this nice Hostal. The owner is great and helpful the noise is a bit annoying from the leather shop and also from the traffic all in all we where pleased with the stay. Cotacachi as it turns out is not for us to retire in.

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

There's a leather shop across from all the rooms that plays loud commercial radio 10 hours a day. Manager is nice, people friendly. A few steps to the leather shops and a decent cafe. There is parking.

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Atenas, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

My son, his wife and I spent three nights at El Arbolito in central Cotacachi in August, 2012. Our rooms were very comfortable, clean, well-furnished, modern, with TV and hot water. The staff were as friendly and helpful as they could be. I wanted to locate a certain hairdresser , for example, and they hunted around and told me that... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2011

Jaime, Aida, Edgar, Roman, the proprietors, were great to deal with. So patient with the gringos whose espanol were not up to par, for which we apologize, after all, we are in their country. The hostel itself was immaculate when we arrived and was kept up with daily. The only reason it got a "Very Good" instead of excellent was... More 

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Cotacachi, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

We loved our stay at the Hostal El Arbolito. The couple who runs it are vey nice. The place is very clean and more like a small hotel rather than a hostel. We returned and our entire family stayed here. I highly recommend it.

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