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Hotel Monte Selva

Thomas Halflants y Juan Montalvo, Banos EC180250, Ecuador
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Ranked #19 of 26 Hotels in Banos
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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La Paz, Bolivia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Hotel Mont Selva in August 2014 and felt the room was not worth the money we paid which was $82.00 for a double cabin (room # 202). The room smelled moldy and musty, the walls were painted brick- very unwelcoming- and worst of all, there was no wifi as stated. The jacuzzi spa didn't... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

There are hotels which think it is sufficient to be located in a touristic area and thus do not offer any service or care about maintenance in their hotel. Monte Selva was such a hotel for us. When trying to change the room we were offered they left us with the feeling to bother them. Same experience during the breakfast... More

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56 reviews 56 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

Notably bad service, catered for national mass tourism on weekends and holidays. Dead during the week with half of the spa facilities out of order. Stains in bed cover, bathroom smells of urine. Overpriced, look for a better place for less money

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St. John's, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights (Friday - Sunday). Our overall impression was that it was a location used primarily by Ecuadorians or folks from this continent. It's a big complex able to accommodate large or small groups .. it was being used our weekend for a wedding reception. We took a walk up the path leading... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

The pool and the tubs in the spa are useful at $8.00 per person but beyond that I would not pay for any other service there. The ground and atmosphere were nice a quite and well kept the spa room is next to the pool area and was a little noisy.

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Victoria, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We stayed for two nights. The arrival was efficient and our room was ready. It is at the end of the one of main streets of the town of Baños and this is one of best aspects of this hotel. It is quiet. Our room was adequately prepared. It was in the building looking towards the restaurant next to the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

nice place, flowers, natural zone, wonderfull views, 4 people was happy 2 days, the room was clean and excellent hot water, a like this hotel and invited my familify, we will come back,we have a home in Ecuador its name is Monte Selva thats all I wrote an e mail to thank you

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

We arrived after a long trip and were given a room on the first floor overlooking the attractive grounds. Our credit card was charged upon check-in. Things turned bad when we tried to take a nap and a loud construction generator roared outside our window. After a half-hour of unbearable noise, we spoke to management, and the generator was turned... More

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Olympia, Washington
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

We stayed at Monte Selva for 2 nights in July 2012. There was 6 of us, 4 in a cabin and 2 in a regular room. The cabin was very pleasant, it slept 5 with bunk beds, a queen and a twin. The room was clean, decent water pressure and excellent hot water, anyone who has spent time in Ecuador... More

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Spokane, Washington
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2011

During our 3 night stay, my I Pod "disappeared" after the room had been cleaned for the day. When the front desk was informed, they pointed to a sign stating they were not responsible for lost or stolen items. I wrote an email to the hotel management explaining the situation but received no response. I would recommend you try one... More

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Address: Thomas Halflants y Juan Montalvo, Banos EC180250, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Tungurahua Province > Banos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 37
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