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Hospedaje Santa Cruz

Calle 16 de deciembre, Banos, Ecuador
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Hospedaje Santa Cruz
Ranked #15 of 40 Specialty lodging in Banos
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The hostel is divided in 2 courtyards, separated by a car park. We stayed at the one farer from reception. Both are arranged around a roofed common area. Pros - Hot shower, clean bathroom - Free mineral water for guests - Kitchen fairly well equipped (open 8 am-8 pm, fridge reachable 24 hr) - Table computer ok, slow but works.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014 via mobile

I have to say that my stay there was not that pleasant cuz I was not feeling well. Luckily the staff were very helpful, especially Monica, so Id like to thank her again! For the other parts, perfect location, price .. U have a kitchen really great hostel !!!

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Santa Cruz is a cozy, affordable hostel in a great location. Santa Cruz is just a block from the main square and about 10 minutes from the start of many trails up into the mountains. After spending months in dorms, it was great to spend a week in a private room with private bath for $8/night. It was a bit... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Just what you're looking for if you're alone or even with friends/significant other. It is quaint, the people who pass through are friendly, staff is helpful, rooms are clean, showers get hot (rare for Ecuador), and the price is unbeatable. The hangout area is very clean and has lots of seating. I slept through breakfast so I can't comment on... More

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Salzburg, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

Considered the low price (11,50 € per person in a double room with private bathroom) we think it was quite OK. There is a nice courtyard where you can relax after all the outdoor activities. However the roof was leaking after heavy (which was repaired immediately) and the shower as well. As everything is kind of humid in Baños the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

The rooms are clean and perfectly nice. The staff is a little difficult to communicate with, but do fix problems. My hot water had an issue, but they let me use another room's shower and fixed things quickly. There is a nice little grassy patio, with some hammocks to chill in. They have a screened-in seating area, with a fire... More

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Misahualli
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

I stayed at the Santa Cruz in Banos. First I got a good price as it was not busy there because it was during the week instead of on a weekend. They have a common area with a fireplace which is nice except that the fireplace smokes really terribly. The other thing that contributes to the nasty smell of smoke... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

me and my girlfriend stayed there for a couple of nights and had no problems whatsoever. The rooms were clean, the shower worked good with hot water 24/7. the common area had a nice fireplace to have a beer by and the kitchen area, even if outside the actual hostel, was very well equipped. the staff was great even -after-... More

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London
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2010

I am actually writing this review while still in the hostel as I am so fed up and angry with our experience here. The hostel itself is nice, with large clean rooms, beds made each day and fresh towels each day. It is central and easy to get around the town - about a 10-minute easy walk from the bus... More

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Berne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2010

the room was clean and apart from an early noise in the morning it was quiet. As we are early risers the noise did not bother us. Breakfast is a bit doggy, much better to go to their sister hotel Plantas y Bianco which has a beautiful roof top restaurant. Santa Cruz is not very geared up for breakfast and... More

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Address: Calle 16 de deciembre, Banos, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Tungurahua Province > Banos

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