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Hostal Transilvania

16 de Diciembre y Oriente, Banos, Ecuador
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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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Port Charlotte, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed 4 nights at Hostal Transilvania. The room was clean but basic. The wifi worked great. Hot water, just turn the right tap. TV in rooom, if you need one. Very close to town, all in walking distance. The staff are very helpful and will help arrange tours. Breakfast hot or cold choices, simple and good... More 

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good price, great location, safe, good (but small) kitchen. Staff is excellent and the included breakfast is also good. Very good option in Baños. Very helpful with all the activities you can do in the city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The room was clean when we checked in and the breakfast was delicious - either a pancake with a small fruit salad or eggs/bread. The staff was nice and helpful and when I wanted to take a shower and found out there was no hot water left ( it was around 12 pm ) the receptionist immediately took care of... More 

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Cusco, Peru
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We loved Hostal Transilvania- they were fantastic. So friendly and informative, family run and rooms were standard. Great value for money and breakfasts included! Also a lovely common area outside, with a large selection of DVDs for those rainy days!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Only the breakfest is good You cant stay outside your room whenever you want , even in the room near the reception you can stay only until some hour(like 00:30) The manager and his wife very unfriendly!! If you go for one night it's good, but more than a one night, does'nt worth it:)

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We don´t let people use the common areas after midnight, in order to keep it quiet so our guest can have a good night sleep, it is more than reasonable. More 

Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My fiance and I stayed at this hostel for 2 nights and have enjoyed our stay in there. Located near the church and restaurants/tour operators/market. We watched a very tense World Cup game here along with other backpackers staying in the hostel (we make it a point to come home early haha), it was really nice. The owners are very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

good location, close to the center. Great breakfasts included. Good wifi also in the rooms + 3 guest computers. staff are very friendly and offer plenty of activities in the area. The price is really good, only 17 dollars for a couple in a private room, breakfast included.

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

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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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

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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23 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

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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Address: 16 de Diciembre y Oriente, Banos, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Tungurahua Province > Banos
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Number of rooms: 15
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