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Hostal Chimenea

Luis A. Martinez y Rafael Vieira, Banos, Ecuador
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Ranked #6 of 25 hotels in Banos
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Houston
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed for 5 days in February 2014. The internet quality was terrible - this was clearly a recurring issue. The internet almost never worked in the rooms, and worked in the spot with the best signal (the roof) only under ideal conditions. Finally, the noise was simply unbearable. There was shouting every night until 11 or so, and it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent hostel. Friendly staff, great facilities (pool, hot tub, sauna cubicles, everything is walkable. A lovely single, en suite room with a balcony. Bed made / new towel every day. I extended my stay as it is so comfortable. It's better than many business hotels that I've stayed in around the world. Couldn't recommend this place more.

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Quito, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my girlfriend stayed at Hostal Chimenea for 3 nights and loved it. We arrived much later than our reservation but the guy at the front desk did not mind and let us into our room, giving us a handout with all the information about the hostel, in English. Our room, a private double, was a great deal (I... More

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Cartagena, Bolivar, Colombia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend and I stayed here for 4 nights; we had a private room on the 3rd floor with a balcony & view of the town. The whole place is very clean, the staff super friendly, and the rooftop breakfast & view amazing. We were able to get massages on site (for less than those offered in town) and laundry... More

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Lansing, NC
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Though we did not get a triple room like we had requested in our reservation, we found the hostal to be very clean and tidy. My aunt loved the hammocks by the pool. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was delicious! I suggest you sharing the fruit pancakes if you do not have a huge appetite.

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Blairsville, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not to be confused with Hotel Chimenea, this hostel is has a pool, hot tub, restaurant, and offers massage services. We've stayed several times as a family and have never been disappointed. At 10$ per person it's a good deal. Walking distance to the baths and center of town. Pharmacy two doors down, European coffee shop one block away. It... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

It is a very nice hostel. Room and bathroom are very clean. You even have a balcony in your room. The rooms are quite big and the hot shower is just a dream. Unlike in other places in south america where you do not really have hot water and if you have then there are just a few drops. Here... More

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Boston, MA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We were able to walk into this hostal last minute without a reservation. We only paid $7.50 a night per person in a dorm style room. They provided towels for free and the rooms were really neat and cute. The pool area was amazing complete with hammocks. There was a wonderful view from the rooftop cafe where the breakfast is... More

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texan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

This is a clean and comfortable place to stay, without paying a high price. it is located close to the hot spring, with a nice beautiful view of the city from our balcony. We did not try the rooftop terrace restaurant, but the employees were busy preparing breakfast in the morning. You can even use their stoves to do some... More

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

This was my second stay with Chimenea and I liked it even better this time. Banos is so nice,friendly,and easy to get around and you couldn't find a better place to stay.We got to know many of the other guests,the ability to cook is so welcome. The food in Banos will not disappoint.

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Additional Information about Hostal Chimenea

Also Known As:
Hostal Chimenea Hotel
Hostal Chimenea Banos
Address: Luis A. Martinez y Rafael Vieira, Banos, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Tungurahua Province > Banos
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Banos
#3 Family Hotel in Banos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
La Chimenea is a comfortable, safe and modern hostel: we offer dorms and private rooms with ensuite bathrooms, balconies, hot water and excellent views of the surroundings. Our prices are 6.50; 7.50 and 8.50 per person include internet and tax. Our hostel offers a panoramic terrace, private parking, restaurant/cafe, guest kitchen, laundry, book exchange, DVD-videos, board games, luggage storage, free internet and Wi-Fi, steam health bath, swimming pool and Jacuzzi. ... more   less 
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