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Samari Spa Resort

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Av. de las Amazonas | kM 1 via al Puyo, Banos 2000, Ecuador
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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Saratoga, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful grounds, lovely rooms, great service. An oasis in Baños. It is about 1.5 miles to the center of Baños, which is a bit far to walk to. It has a restaurant and very nice breakfast. An indoor pool in the spa area is very nice. Would definitely recommend.

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105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We chose Samari for our honeymoon stay in Banos. The resort was so sweet to upgrade our room given the occasion. Town is a $1.50 taxi ride (one way) or 15 minute walk. Our room was a suite which had a large bed, fireplace, sitting areas and a large bathroom with a shower and separate whirlpool tub. It was clean... More 

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Salinas, Ecuador
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I stayed 4 days/nights at Samari Spa. My room (#32) was huge. The bed and bedding were first class and so comfortable. Views of the mountains were unbelievable and the windows opened to allow a breeze to fill the room. The Samari property is full of fantastic gardens, walkways and sitting areas. The service and restaurant was excellent. The room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Great resort, never been to Baños and it was definitely a great experience. Beautiful view out of the spa area. Fruits in the suite definitely a great detail, I would actually wake up at 3 in the morning due to time difference and have a fruit which was lovely. My friends and I have a saying of Ecuador; NATURAL FRESH,... More 

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San Jose, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We stayed at Samari for two nights over Christmas holiday last year. The accomodations (beautiful suite-type lodging with a few sofas, entryway, desk, etc) were clean and comfortable and the grounds of the resort were maintained in excellent condition. We were welcomed with a nice fruit basket and some snacks as well. It was a nice peaceful contrast to the... More 

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Ecuador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The hotel is a very nice place to stay in. Good service. Clean. Indoor pool with spa. Beautiful surroundings. Excellent details like free soup for the kids (never have seen it in Ecuador by far), hot water bags in your bed, fruit basket in the room, fireplace lit at night. Very nice! Whether some details can be improved? Sure. Every... More 

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CristianGarcia, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Samari Spa Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind review, we would like to let you know that all your recommendations were read by the administration and we will try to improve some of them. Thanks for choosing us, we hope to see you again Kind Regards Samari Spa Resort More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

In January my boyfriend and I went to Ecuador (he is American) so he can meet my family and see where I came from. He really liked everything about the country. The friendliness of people, the food, the beautiful sights etc, but let me tell you, he FELL IN LOVE with Banos and especially Samari resort. This place is magical,... More 

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CristianGarcia, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Samari Spa Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for taking your time to describe your experience in Samari Spa Resort, we appreciate that you mentioned our service, since we try harder every day to make you fell great sensations of relax. We will be waiting for your and your boyfriend next time you visit Ecuador Kind Regards Samari Spa More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

My gf and I traveled throughout this amazing country in late January and had the pleasure of staying at Samari for two nights. We occupied one of their suites which had a fireplace, king sized bed, and an immaculate jacuzzi tub (I'm a bit OCD about cleanliness and have never actually used one while vacationing; exception made). There's a quaint... More 

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CristianGarcia, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Samari Spa Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your great review about your experience on Samari Spa Resort We hope you or your family could visit us again. Kind Regards Samari Spa Resort More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I was in Ecuador last year and went to Banos with my gorgeous girlfriend to enjoy some days holiday. Samari Hotel was definitely a great choice. Located in a former convent excellently old style decorated with broad care to the details, when you arrive you are immediately greeted by the marvelous peacock and "his harem". The friendly staff took care... More 

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CristianGarcia, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Samari Spa Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your kindly review, we aprecciate that you enjoyed in all our facilites and also our food, we worked hard to design a menu that fits all our guest expectations and we are glad that you noted this. Kind regards Samari Spa More 

Staten Island, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I traveled around Ecuador in January and Samari was by far my favorite place to stay! The property is incredibly beautiful and the rooms equally as nice! Great breakfast and dinner with helpful, friendly English speaking staff. I definitely plan on returning.

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CristianGarcia, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Samari Spa Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Alexa Thank you so much for your preference, we would love to receive your visit again, would be great for you to try our spa treatments we can assure you that you wont regret. we will be waiting for you Kind Regards Samari Spa More 

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