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La Estelita

Km. 5 Via Yuracrucito, a 3 Km. del Arcangel, Ibarra, Ecuador
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Kaltbrunn, Switzerland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place to stay when You are in Ibarra. In fact, this hotel is a reason to visit Ibarra. It wasn't my first visit and it won't be my last. The perfect place to spend some romantic days to escape from the grey everyday life.

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Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't say enough about La Estelita. I was only able to stay for one night as I was on a business trip. As a person who has traveled to many amazing hotels around the world I have to say La Estelita is by far one of the best I have seen. It's amazing not only due to the natural... More 

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Guillermo, Thank you so much for leaving such a nice review about La Estelita. We are very happy you had a wonderful experience staying with us, and also that you enjoyed our surroundings. Since La Estelita is at the top of a hill overviewing the city of Ibarra, it has a spectacular view of the city, and the lake... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
37 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can't beat the views from this hotel, absolutely fantastic. The staff is very friendly and we're very patient with the little Spanish I know. They served a nice supper and great breakfast was included. They were very supportive when my wife took ill. The rooms are wonderfull. There was plenty of hot water in the morning. The ride up... More 

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for leaving us such a nice review. We are glad you had a wonderful time staying with us, and we really hope you can come back soon and visit us. We are always happy to take care of our guests, and your wife is no exception. We hope she is feeling better now. About the WiFi,... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

if you want to relax and be free from all the smoke and smog of Quito, La Estelita is the place you should be at. Sure, drive is bit challenging up the hill but it pays off. Beautifully decorated rooms, rustic yet modern, cool but filled with the warmth of the helpful staff. it was one of the most amazing... More 

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time of writing a review about La Estelita. The architecture of La Estelita is a mix of different architectures of different countries we have been in. The most prominent is Switzerland, which we borrowed some of the techniques they use in their villas. That is why La Estelita feels rustic, yet modern at... More 

San Jose, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My husband and I stayed one night at La Estelita and had a wonderful stay! The views are spectacular and the staff were incredibly hospitable and warm. They arranged for a taxi driver to take us from Ibarra to Quito and took extra care that our taxi driver knew where to go. The dinner we had at the hotel restaurant... More 

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Michelle, Thank you so much for taking the time of writing a review about La Estelita. It makes us very happy knowing our guests had a nice experience staying with us. La Estelita is the most romantic place for having dinner, while watching the sunset in front of you and your husband, isn't it? We are sorry about the... More 

Charlottesville, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We stayed here for our last three nights in Ecuador, and what a grand way to end a great trip. La Estelita is a real gem of a property perched high on the hill above Ibarra. The design of the buildings is beautiful, a rustic elegance that is both aesthetically pleasing and welcoming. The grounds were well-maintained and attractive, with... More 

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time and writing us such a wonderful review. This kind of comments we receive from our clients, makes us love what we do, which is to make you as comfortable as you would be in your own home. You mentioned the name La Estelita, as little star. In fact, Estela is... More 

Vancouver, BC, CANADA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

A fantastic place to relax and unwind. Great room, unbeatable view, fantastic food, very friendly and helpful staff - I would like to return for an extended stay and write a book!!! I am recommending this hotel to my friends for a 2nd honeymoon!

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time of leaving us such a wonderful review. We are glad you found La Estelita as one of the most peaceful and romantic places in the north of Ecuador. We would be very happy to have you staying with us again, and to let La Estelita inspire you to write great things. Thank... More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Stayed here for an entire week, loved it! The rooms are comfortable and roomy, all with amazing views of Ibarra below. Ate at the restaurant for breakfast and dinner, great selection and enjoyed each and every meal. Wine selection fantastic. Staff was very helpful and always accommodating of our group. We highly recommend La Estelita! Hope to return in the... More 

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time of writing us such a wonderful review. We are glad you tried different meals, and that you enjoyed them all !! It felt like time flew by when we had you staying with us. You were such a wonderful group, and we sincerely hope you can come back again soon. Thank you... More 

Plano, TX
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

La Estelita owners and staff were amazing hosts for our group of 14 during our week long stay. The views are amazing, the rooms spacious and clean, the restaurant quality and service was excellent. Max the German Shepherd is also an amazing host and will escort you on a hike or run in the area.

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for all your kind words. We were really happy having you with us, and seeing you enjoyed the experience that La Estelita has to offer, made us even happier. Too bad the time was short, but we will see you again sometime. We hope its no too long though. Thank you!! More 

Quito
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This beautiful hotel has an amazing view of the entire city of Ibarra. The restaurant has a great menu. And you can enjoy your meals in front of the view. Bedrooms are big and clean. I highly recommend it, specially if you love nature and taking good pictures.

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. We are glad you fully enjoyed the experience of staying with us. There's nothing better than having a really good meal, in front of such marvelous view. We hope we see you again soon!! Thank you!! More 

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Address: Km. 5 Via Yuracrucito, a 3 Km. del Arcangel, Ibarra, Ecuador
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Location: Ecuador > Imbabura Province > Ibarra
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Number of rooms: 11
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