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Hostal Timara

Maldonado y Espejo, Banos, Ecuador
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Hostal Timara
Ranked #18 of 39 Specialty lodging in Banos
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Great Brington, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
47 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

That last review sounded very harsh and personal. I just wanted to say that we both had a great time during our 8 day stay. Kitchen was well equipped and clean with free drinking water. Rooms are spacious, quiet and bed is very comfy. Shower has really good pressure too. They only clean room when you ask but they clean... More

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for a week and really enjoyed it. They have two lovely parrots and a tortoise in the little courtyard which is pretty and regularly has a hummingbird visit to feed from the flowers. Good kitchen with large fridge and ample stuff to cook with. Clean, light room with tv, wifi (hit and miss) and sometimes a hot shower... More

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

I advise people to NEVER get involved with the lady owner, Suzana, or her father. She is a thief, a professional one. The old man is a women abuser. I know them for 30 years, I am a Canadian who lived in Baños for many years. You can trust the English man, Paul, who is a kind of «owner». The... More

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Quito
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

I've been here a couple times. It's got a great location but still very quiet at night. There's no TVs which is awesome. I've been to many cheap places in Ecuador and people like to just turn on TVs really loud and keep them on all night. The kitchen is fine and has fresh bottled water. We stayed in the... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

great place. impeccably clean. very friendly and helpful owner. hot showers. good kitchen with everything you would need to cook. nice atmosphere to relax in courtyard hammock. convenient but tucked away so not too loud.

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Sweden
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

I've stayed at the Hostal Timara with my girlfriend for the second time now. The location is perfect when staying in Banos, close to everything and still away from the noisy streets. The rooms with private bath and TV are comfortable and with nice beds. You usually find hard beds in hostels but here they are great. There is a... More

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3 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Hot water was plenty hot and showers had high water pressure, rare finds in South American hostels. Located in quieter part of town. There are a couple of loud parrots in the courtyard, but they were quiet until past 9 in the morning. The place was clean, but the trash was never emptied in our room during 3-night stay, and... More

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Paris, France
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Clean rooms, calm place, free WiFi access for clients, bedding is renewed everyday, hot water... you can also ask for your clothes to be washed for a small extra$... It's like home, very close to downtown. Furthermore the owner is, in my opinion, the most kind you could find in Banos !!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Great deal. Less expensive than many other hostels. Prices vary based on tourist season. This hostel provides nice little rooms. Free wifi, clean water jug in the kitchen. Plenty of restaurants within walking distance.

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Long Beach
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013 via mobile

You get more than what you expect when looking at this place from the outside We stumbled upon it when getting to Baños late at night. The lady of the Hostal was very friendly and welcoming. The price and services offered are unbeatable: $5 per person (10$ for a private), huge common kitchen, free wifi, boiling hot water. We will... More

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Address: Maldonado y Espejo, Banos, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Tungurahua Province > Banos
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