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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, we had some problems with one of agencys (ivagatours- they rent us an atv with a bad battery and didnt want to give us our money back) and they helped us alot since we dont speak spanish and they got us our money. Good shower, fare price, big variety of movies in the movie library, very warm... More

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Ramot meir, Israel
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I stayed there during our stay in Banos. The hostel is not a hotel, and there are no rooms with double bed, but it worth the price! Every room have a privet bathroom, and it is clean and cozy. The breakfast is very good and is included in the price. The owners and the crew are very... More

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London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a cute family run hostel with really genuine owners who try to help you out a lot in Banos. It's a town with a gazillion places to stay and so much to do, and it can be overwhelming and hard to choose. This place is clean, laid back and centrally located and very cheap, with no frills but... More

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Baños, ecuador
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights in a private 2 bedroom with a private bath. The staff was very kind and let us leave our packs there when we went camping. There is a kitchen to use and yummy breakfast is included. Very comfortable, we would stay again!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 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 July 4, 2014

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

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
42 helpful votes 42 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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62 reviews 62 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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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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