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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At only $9 per person for a private this hostel was perfect. The location is good being only a minute walk to the centre of Baños and the included breakfast was really good (get the fruit and granola - it's huge!). The common area out the back, which is next to some of the private rooms, can be quite loud... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Good location in the centre of town and only a few blocks from the bus station. The rooms are very basic but adequate. Wifi works sporadically. The falafels and hummus available from reception are very good, the breakfast is also excellent.

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Buffalo, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

An average hostel, we had a private room wich was very basic and a little dark but still comfortable. there is a pool table and a huge dvd collection. The best part and the reason we decided to stay here was because we were looking for a pet friendly hostel, something hard to find. They also have nice dogs

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

My initial impression of this hostel weren't great. The rooms are quite old, and there is a feeling of dampness everywhere. I wanted to leave soon as I arrived. But I ended up staying 3-4 nights because my travel companions wanted to, and after my stay, i decided that at this price, it is a decent bed to sleep in.... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I stayed in the hostal 3 nights and found it good. I put average because very good is a little bit much. As in the title, stay clear of the bunk beds as they are partially beds, so wood is missing. I slept in a normal dorm bed and have nothing to complain about. The shower seems dirty but it... More 

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Hostal T, Owner at Hostal Transilvania, responded to this review

Dorm bed issue have been fixed, wish you would have notified us directly. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Im a traveller, and i have been traveling for 4 months now, and this is the worst hostel i ever had so far. You pay 8$ and It's not worth it, you can get a much better one in Banos for the same price. It's mildew everywhere. Everywhere in the bathroom, in the rooms, roof and right next to my... More 

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Hostal T, Owner at Hostal Transilvania, responded to this review

bad smell issue have been fixed, wish you would have notified us directly. you pay 7.90$ and you get 3$ worth of breakfast included and other perks included to. The rest is simply not true, as you can see in other reviews. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

good price balance and pretty good location just close to the main square in banos. it provides free wi fi and breakfast. rooms are minimal and basic but quite clean. friendly staff, worth a visit, recommend

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

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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