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Hostal Transilvania

16 de Diciembre y Oriente, Banos, Ecuador
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Ranked #13 of 40 Specialty lodging in Banos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a hostal so you can expect the basics, loud 20 year olds, and uncomfortable beds. What we didn't expect was to not have water to shower or brush our teeth. When we asked the front desk why there was no water. There was response was all of Banos' water would be out for the next hour. Big fat lie!... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent four nights here, and were taken in without a reservation. The staff were helpful, the breakfast was tasty, and there were a few different areas downstairs to hang out in. It didn't feel very social though. Our twin room with private bathroom was great as we both got sick, and the tv was very much appreciated. The school... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay was very good, clean rooms and privet bathroom. Grate staff and service, gladly help with any request and problem. Breakfast came included, very rich and tasty with a lot of variety. Possible to arrange attractions from the hostel itself comfortably. Overall great place, worth staying.

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Province of Cordoba, Argentina
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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed there in the double room that was very clean and lovely. Hot water was always available. Breakfast is really good and also the restaurant is quite nice. The owners were nice and helpful. They have computers that actually work. In the hostel there is a massive amount of films that you can watch. Can't recommend it highly enough

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Ra'anana, Israel
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We stayed in arelatively good room with private bathroom. The standard is very basic and the cost was more than reasonable. Location is good, within 10 min walk from bus station and few min to center. Wifi is available in room and quite fast. They serve good breakfast which is included. This hostal is perfect for young travellers. It has... More

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London, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I stayed here after reading loads of good reviews but changed hostels after 1 night. Good things: -Pretty friendly family running it -Nice breakfast (go for eggs or pancakes, not the tiny portion of granola) -Lots of DVDs -Free filter water -Three computers for guests Not so great things: -The 5 bed dorm I was in was tiny - hardly... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We booked this place having read the good reviews. Our room absolutely stank, not only did the drains in the private bathroom smell, even with the bathroom door closed the room stank of damp. The bed was very creaky and old, the mattress was paper thin and very uncomfortable. You can only use the kitchen at very specific/'out of hours'... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Pros: -Great location,5' walk from bus station -Price is cheap for a private room, (Baños is expensive) -Breakfast is very nice,choice between pancake, fruit salad or fried eggs, coffee/tea -Map provided with a few indications - Friendly and well kept pets, lovely cat and dog hanging around - The young guy serving the breakfast and taking care of the room... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

The first room we had was on the ground floor by the smoking area. We were able to change to a higher up room with a view and deck chairs to relax in and look at the scenery. The wifi was great, the breakfast tasty and location good. There was no hot water on 2 of the 3 mornings and... More

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Banos, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Great hospitality from the second you walk through the door. Great value for money with an amazing free breakfast. This hostel was so good that both me and my husband decided to return twice. The showers were the best that we have had throughout our entire time traveling around Ecuador. Free wifi and great security. We would highly recommend this... More

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Address: 16 de Diciembre y Oriente, Banos, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Tungurahua Province > Banos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Best value in Banos guaranteed, 3 good options for breakfast, internet service (3 computers and wi-fi), pool table, cable TV with English speaking channels, private bathroom, hot water 24 hours, more than 500 DVD movies, book exchange, cosy common areas, tourist information, BBQ area, balconies with good view to the waterfall and the mountains around banos, central location, luggage room, and more perks are all included. ... more   less 
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