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Hosteria Rose Cottage

Mojanda, Otavalo, Ecuador
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

If you want peace and quiet surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in northern Ecuador, this is the place to head. Its location a 15 minute cab ride from town seems to deter some travellers, i.e. it can be a little on the empty side, but the lively British-Colombian owners more than make up for that. The staff... More 

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40 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

First and foremost, if you are a backpacker only coming to Otavalo for Saturday markets, do not stay at this hostel. It is far from town, not walkable with bags, and there are better, much closer and cheaper options in city center. The hostel is perfect for a couple or someone on an extended stay in Otavalo, but not ideal,... More 

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HosteriaRoseCottage, Owner at Hosteria Rose Cottage, responded to this review

As is perfectly clear on the websites, we are a beautiful Hosteria located 3 km outside Otavalo. We provide free transportation to the Otavalo market on Saturday mornings, it takes about 10 minutes in one of our cars so its a good place from which to visit the Saturday market. Lots of people find it a very pleasant way to... More 

Quepos, Costa Rica
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We rented the casita. Hot water, good pressure, kitchenette and a fireplace!! The views are wonderful. There is a bell as soon as you arrive on property to ring for staff to come out. We had a reservation and arrived at midnight with no problems for check in. Manuel was right there to help with bags and kids into our... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

- a beautiful location in the mountains; - only 3 km from the centre from Otavalo; - personal is very kind; - the view is fantastic; - no noice at all! - rooms are cleaned every day. We stayed 4 days and it was a great experience! Greetings Ronald&Felicia

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Just a 5-10 minute drive up one of the surrounding hills from the centre of Otavalo, Rose Cottage Hosteria is an extremely special place. Being able to see the peaks of three volcanoes, in different directions, on a clear day is not something you find at most Hosteria's. It is a perfect distance from town, enabling you to easily enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I recently visited Ecuador (Tren Crucero Guayaquil-Quito) and the highlight of my trip was, I have to say, my stay in Otavalo at 'Rose Cottage Hosteria, consisting of 7-8 cottages with a small stream bisecting the property. Strategically placed for the many attractions in the area (including the Saturday Animal and Crafts markets at Otavalo) which I think is the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My wife and I recently stayed here with a group of friends for a week and were knocked out by its clean, fresh air, astonishing setting with long views, and characterful accommodation. The staff were friendly and helpful and the simple rooms kept beautifully clean. We needed the roaring fire in the restaurant though on the first few nights whilst... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

About 3km out of town it's perfect for some peace and quiet. After arriving we had to wonder around for 10 minutes looking for a member of staff so we could check in. Eventually we found her and she didn't even know we had a reservation. After she offered us dinner at the restaurant for $7 and we were promised... More 

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HosteriaRoseCottage, Owner at Hosteria Rose Cottage, responded to this review

As you say we have a wonderful location and most of our guests love the place, but rest assured that your comments have been taken on board and guests can expect much better treatment from our staff normally at Rose Cottage! We are making staff changes and are not at all happy about the way you were treated. Normally the... More 

Quito, Ecuador
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9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My husband and I recently planned a weekend getaway, specifically looking for "a cabin with a fireplace." Two friends decided to come along at the last minute and planned on seeing if there was a room available there. When we arrived, it was difficult to find someone to attend to us. When we did, there were so many keys on... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I love this hostel. I have staid there two years in a row and would stay there again if I'm ever back in Otavalo. This is the most relaxing place I have staid at in all of Ecuador. The views are amazing and the staff is very friendly and helpful. On Saturday's they offer a free ride to the mercado... More 

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Address: Mojanda, Otavalo, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Imbabura Province > Otavalo
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Number of rooms: 16
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