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Hostal Princesa Maria

Rocafuerte and Mera (up the hill at the corner), Banos, Ecuador
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Ranked #1 of 39 Specialty lodging in Banos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

We liked this hostel. It is clean, the rooms are comfortable and it has a nice kitchen. The staff is also very helpful, especially Saulo. He will take his time to help you out with any question you may have. The location is nice too because it's not too close to the center so you're away from the noise. Our... More

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Lake Country
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

We wouldn't stay in Princesa Maria if it wasn't recommended because was to cheap. Private room with ensute - $7pp. Comfortable, clean, great location. Saolo and his father are the friendliest hosts you can get.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

Probably one of the best hostels I`ve stayed in. a bit of a walk up hill from the centre, and at first you will walk past it because the sign is on Mera street when you walk up rocafuerte. Victor and his wife are really warm and helpful hosts, they will go out of their way to tell you about... More

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Thousand Oaks, California
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19 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012 via mobile

This place simply feels like home. Comfortable clean rooms and bathrooms. Close to many good restaurants and trailheads and the staff are so friendly. Wifi and computers are fast and they have a good clean kitchen. Safe and comfortable and awesome. Highly recommended.

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

This place makes you feel at home. I stayed in a double room alone (at the price of $10, very cheap) with ensuite bathroom and tv. It was very clean and water pressure and temperature were perfect. It does not include breakfast, but the market is just a block behind the building. The owner and his family is very friendly... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012 via mobile

I have stayed in many hostels in South America and this one is right up there as the best. It felt like home. The hostal has a very friendly owner and son where nothing is a problem. Great kitchen and communal area which is kept very tidy. We stayed in private room which felt very homely and included ensuite bathroom.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

I stayed here in a private room with bathroom and the hostal really is great. It is a family run hostal and the service is incredible, the mum, dad and son helped with any questions we had, made us feel extremely welcome, arranged activities for us in Baños at an unbeatable price compared to the other agencies we asked, and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

In Sept. 2012 I stayed in Princesa Maria, Banos, and stayed for 3 nights. The first 2 nights, I stayed in a 5-bed-room with bathroom, the last night in a 2-bed-room with bathroom. BAD: - The bathroom smell (wet, old) filled the 1st room. - The matress was incredibly old, worn out, uncomfortable. It was difficult to sleep. => They... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

I can't fault the Hostal Princesa Maria for the price. The location is good, the basic rooms clean, the wifi great, and the owner and son very welcoming and friendly. We only stayed for one night, but the place has a great atmosphere to it. 100% recommendation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012 via mobile

The father and son who run this Hostal are some of the nicest people you will meet. Everytime they see you they ask how you are and if there is anything you need - and it's always done with a smile!! They genuinely seem to enjoy helping and talking to their guests!! The Hostal is super clean and they will... More

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Address: Rocafuerte and Mera (up the hill at the corner), Banos, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Tungurahua Province > Banos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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