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Hotel el Belen

Oscar Efren Reyes y Ambato, Banos, Ecuador
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Ranked #12 of 26 Hotels in Banos
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ellijay, Georgia
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119 reviews 119 reviews
27 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Since there was 5 in our room, we were placed in a small room overlooking the courtyard, and didn't enjoy the view from the courtyard rooms, so I would suggest either separate rooms so that you can enjoy the flowers, etc. Besides that, the motel was very accommodating. Very hot water, beds comfortable. Decent price as well. A beautiful area!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Banos might be low in altitude, but the chilled temperature and misty drizzle that met us on our arrival in July made it feel like we’d reached a hill station in the likes of India. But, duck into the small courtyard of Hotel El Belen – a prime spot in the heart of town – and the community’s warm, friendly... More

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Santa Marianita, Ecuador
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The owners were extremely accommodating and pleasant. Cant beat the location. This is a clean, budget room with a short walk to shops and some very good restaurants . The Hotel arranged a great tour for all of us.. Super Value for the Money... I highly recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

It was affordable and it was a clean place. It was very pretty with all the plants. I liked its location because it was close to many things. The staff was all very nice and helpful. The room was spacious and overall great.

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Coimbra, Portugal
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

After so many hostals this place felt like the Ritz! Simple hotel, sufficiently clean and very affordable. The owner gave us a choice between two rooms that cost the same and if you can, ask for the room with the renewed bathroom that is also much bigger in size. The only downside for us was trying to find the owner... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Although the place does not look like much it is clean and the staff are friendly. We originally booked one night and stayed for three, with the additional nights at the same bargain price as the first. El Belen has a good location, a few blocks from the bus station, in the heart of Banos. The original room had a... More

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Bern, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Unfortunately we didn't have a reservation of a hotel in Baños when we arrived saturday 28.12. at 5 o'clock in the morning and there were no taxis to bring us somewhere, so we choosed the hotel El Belen. The owner charged us 60 dollars for a simple and little room with a "matrimonial" bed. No view or other "special features"... More

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Isla Taboga, Panama
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12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Our room was comfortable but small. The courtyard is also the parking area, so there was some noise from cars coming and going. The gates are locked at night so we felt safe, and they were prompt to unlock them when we returned to the hotel after dinner.They arranged a couple of trips for us and ensured that arrangements were... More

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Kennesaw, Georgia, United States
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

My mother and I stayed at Hotel Belen for two days. The room was clean. The couple running the place were extremely helpful and friendly. Located in the center of town the hotel is convenient to everything in Banos.

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elbelen, Gerente at Hotel el Belen, responded to this review
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Gracias por sus comentarios. Esperamos que se hayan sentido a gusto, en el hotel el Belen siempre será un placer... More

Tyumen, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Rooms are nice and clean. Great location close to everything. Good deal - worth the price!!! The staff was super friendly and helpful. Me and my two friends (we all came from Russia) were staying there for four days and we enjoyed it a lot. The host (what a charming lady:) helped us with every question we had. We don't... More

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elbelen, Gerente at Hotel el Belen, responded to this review
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Nos complace saber que que su estadía fue muy placentera. Nuestro lema es siempre estar pendiente de lo que necesitan... More

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Address: Oscar Efren Reyes y Ambato, Banos, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Tungurahua Province > Banos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 29
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