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Carabobo 2235 y 10 de Agosto, Riobamba 2235, Ecuador
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Hotel Tren Dorado
Ranked #6 of 13 hotels in Riobamba
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we arrived, we were told that our room was not ready (it was 4 in the afternoon, though) and were finally given another room. There was work going on in the hotel, so a lot of dust was flying, covering the bathroom (the window was partly broken). We had to ask twice for the bathroom to be dusted. Plus... More

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Quito, Ecuador
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I've never given a bad review on here, but I think irresponsible treatment of guests is definitely something that merits one. I stayed in this hotel several times, years ago--it's basic, clean and has a decent breakfast. However, I will never again recommend it after this: A few months ago, I made a reservation by phone and was assured a... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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1,212 reviews 1,212 reviews
79 hotel reviews
443 helpful votes 443 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Cheap and very central. Hotel Tren Dorado - or Golden Train is easily spotted by the model train above the entrance. It is located on the main street through Riobamba and less than ten minute walk from the train station. The hotel decor is rather quirky, with slightly kitsch bed covers and wall hangings. There is a nice open central... More

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

Our room, Guano, was comfortable, clean and quiet. Towels were changed every day and the toilet bin also emptied daily. While the room was showing its age a little, the bathroom was newly refurbished with reliable hot water. The staff, however, were not as welcoming as in other places we have stayed in Ecuador, and the fees we were charged... More

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chicago
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50 reviews 50 reviews
49 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Very average place, but at a good price. room was a bit noisy. room was cleanish, although not as good as other places i stayed in ecuador. overall, place was good for the price, but was one of the poorer places i stayed at in ecuador.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

The hotel is located very close to the train station. The owner is very helpful and friendly. Else the place would benefit form some renovation. Specially the breakfast area is dull and messy. We paid 48$ for 3 which is about OK.

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Branson, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

I've traveled to Ecuador numerous times over the pat 5 years and have always stayed at this wonderful hotel. Over the years we've become close friends with the owner - we're almost family. The staff is friendly and efficient and the hotel is clean, cozy and centrally located. You can walk to most areas of the town and only 1/2... More

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Quito, Ecuador
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Stayed here on Saturday night as a way to stay close to Chimborazo/Lagunas de Atillo area. Only $16 per person with breakfast included, clean, quiet, friendly staff. The only problems were the yucky smell coming out of the drains in the bathroom and the beachball-like pillows, ha. But other than that, a solid place to stay, especially if you want... More

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Cartagena, Colombia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Hotel Tren Dorado is a very basic place with few amenities, but this is reflected in the rather lowish price. However the one night I stayed here there were no major problems and I slept okay, so overall I have no complaints.

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Qormi, Malta
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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

This hotel is quiet, cosy, and extremely well kept. The location is also perfect for buying those Nariz del Diablo train tickets and going out for a meal or drink. The room was warm even though it was quite chilly outside. The breakfast is also delicious and wholesome and the staff are super friendly and helpful. The shower was also... More

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Address: Carabobo 2235 y 10 de Agosto, Riobamba 2235, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Chimborazo Province > Riobamba
Also Known As:
Tren Dorado Hotel

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