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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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice staff, delicious free breakfast, cool garden area, clean, fantastic location. And the cutest kitten ever. The rooms get a bit damp, I think because of a lack of ventilation plus humidity, but all in all great value for money. It books out fast so reserve in advance if you can. I would stay here again.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Good location near centre of town. Basic rooms but at their price are great value. Friendly family run place, kindly looked after us when we got ill. Also able to book various organised activities through the hostel which was very convenient. Good breakfast included in price!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

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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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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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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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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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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