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Hostal Transilvania

16 de Diciembre y Oriente, Banos, Ecuador
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an issue when it came to paying - I was bumped out of a dorm and into a private room because they didn't have space with new guests arriving, so I assumed I would still pay the dorm price. But when it came to paying they charged the private price, which obviously wasn't legit. Apart from that it was... More 

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

Hello Harrison your reservation was for the nights of the 17th and 18th of January in a 5 beds dorm on the 19th you were supposed to leave. but you told us you want to stay, we told you that you can stay, but you´ll have to change room to a 2 beds dorm. naturally we would charge the rate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Hostal Transilvania is a very nice place! It is very well-located, just two minutes away from all commodities, and it's still pretty calm; and the hostal is very safe. The price is more than reasonable since you have the breakfast included (and it's a very good breakfast, believe me. You have choice betwenn three different options, so everyone can find... More 

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1 Thank Debora B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and could not reccomend it more. We were greeted by the family when we arrived and there was relaxed atmosphere in the common area. The rooms are great value, there is a pool table, computers with very fast wifi and lots of DVDs and tv area. The lady helped us with any enqueries and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and myself had a great 3 night stay here and enjoyed a great brekfast every morning. There was a TV with lots of DVDs to use pool table it was great the family and staff were really nice and allways wanted to help us. We left our passports there and they sent them to us in the mail,... More 

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Ecuador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

The hostel is extremely basic but a great place. Don't expect much more than a hot shower, a place to sleep and good breakfast. The rooms are ok, the installations are ok. However, once you consider its like $9 per person that ok turns into a very good. I would recommend people staying here for a few nights. I will... More 

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

The hostel is in a great location, just one block from the main square. The staff are very helpful and are full of information about all of the activities in Banos. The breakfast was included and was amazing; expecially the granola and yoghurt! Good book exchange and good wifi signal.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

We were having a great time at Hostel Transilvania up until one morning after breakfast the female owner informed us that she had only booked us in for two nights (when we had booked 3) and that we were required to be checked out in an hour. She handled this whole ordeal terribly making it out to be our fault... More 

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in a double room on the third floor. Rooms are very nice, decorated and comfy, the breakfast is very good (oh, the fluffiness of the pancake) and the staff very helpful. We booked a cruise to the Galapagos through the hostel and a few more activities in baños. Also when my wife got sick they advised... More 

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1 Thank Shaico83
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Great value, awesome Breakfast, causey common areas, lot of dvd movies, real hot water in the shower, books for exchange, helpful tourist information, fast wifi that works everywhere, and just everything a traveler might need, thank you Itai and Janeth, for a lovely stay.

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1 Thank Emily G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Basic rooms, good hot showers, overal good WiFi, nice common area, really nice breakfast. One bad thing, you can only use the kitchen at impossible hours (2pm to 5pm and from 9pm to midnight). For budget reasons we want to cook ourselves but these hours just make it kind of difficult.

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