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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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San Jose, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Charlottesville, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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 

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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 

quito
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

One of the best places in ecuador compared price and quality. Wonderful view as it is in the Mountains above Ibarra. Well, the swimming pool is More like an antarctic ocean ...coooooold...Restaurant With good food...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time in writing a review for us. We are glad you liked our little slice of paradise above the clouds. We always encourage our guests, to try something new, which is done a lot in Nordic countries, which is hopping in our Sauna, and then jump in the cold swimming pool, just to... More 

San Clemente, Ecuador
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78 reviews 78 reviews
25 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Wow, we stayed at one of the to rated hotels in Ibarra, only to stumble upon this one later in the trip. Although the other room had already been paid for, I wanted to switch to this beautiful place! Food was terrific, view AWESOME, staff attentive..........its absolutely charming, trust me on this, stay here!

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

Dear Client, Thank you for this awesome review, and thank you for your recommendation. We are glad you enjoyed visiting us, and absorbed all the peace and serenity you can get from La Estelita. We hope you can stay with us next time, so we can serve you and make it a beautiful experience. Thank you!! More 

Herndon, VA
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184 reviews 184 reviews
45 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We had lunch at La Estelita and enjoyed the wonderful view. There were five of us and everyone had some sort of seafood dish (shrimp, fish, soup) and all agreed that the food was delicious. Glad we went and can easily recommend.

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

Dear Client, Thank you for this wonderful review. We are glad you enjoyed our sea food, and enjoyed the wonderful view La Estelita has to offer. Please visit us again, and try the rest of our delicious dishes! Thank you! More 

Boynton Beach, Florida
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417 reviews 417 reviews
74 hotel reviews
250 helpful votes 250 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I did not stay here, but instead, I enjoyed it's restaurant. I did not plan on coming up here, but a two hour hike up a dirt road (from the center of Ibarra) brought me up to this jewel. At the time of my arrival, I was the only guest in the restaurant. I enjoyed a delicious hot chocolate while... More 

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

Dear Client, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are so glad that you found us, so you could experience what we experience everyday. We are 500 mt above the city of Ibarra, so we have a very privileged view of it. We have traveled a lot and we have been picking up ideas, to... 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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