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La Estelita

Km. 5 Via Yuracrucito, a 3 Km. del Arcangel, Ibarra, Ecuador
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Ranked #2 of 12 Hotels in Ibarra
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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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Quito
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
27 helpful votes 27 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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163 reviews 163 reviews
42 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 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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251 reviews 251 reviews
61 hotel reviews
142 helpful votes 142 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

Clatskanie OR
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75 reviews 75 reviews
69 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Besides the tremendous view there is nothing else to go here for. The rooms were large and roomy and the bed was comfortable. Tried the jacuzzi but the water pressure was so slow that the water was getting cold before it reached the jets so just took a bath. There was no hair blower in the room and in the... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for leaving us a review. We are sorry for the inconvenience with the Jacuzzi. Our staff is always available for any trouble you have and is always happy to assist you. We don't have many hair blowers since they consume large amounts of energy, but you could ask for one at the lobby and we will... More

Strathmore, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

it takes a while to go up the hill to reach the hotel but when you get there it is well worth it, you get a friendly greeting from the staff. the room was high quality with lots of room and a great bed the views were to die for, big bathroom with lots of hot water. they served an... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your time on writing this great review. We do our best to make our guests feel comfortable, just like home, a 2700 meters over the sea level home. La Estelita has great views, and we are glad you could take advantage of that. We are working really hard on planning playgrounds for children, so... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I had 4 excellent days at "La Estelita". The views and the restful atmosphere outstanding; the sincere cordiality of the owners remarkable, the prompt service deserves an A plus. (PS: I had some laundry done and since their laundry contractor did not charge them- they did not charge me a dime for this service). Even their friendly dog Max contributed... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your very kind review. We are glad you enjoyed staying with us, and that you could feel all the tranquility and peace La Estelita emanates. I bet Max also enjoyed your company on your hikes. We hope we see you again! Thank you More

Vernon, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We decided to spend our last two nights in Ecuador at the Estelita, and while we found the views wonderful, generally we found the hotel to be unremarkable. The food was average and I must say we were quite disappointed. One thing to note is that you are pretty much "locked in " there once you get up the mountain... More

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

Dear guest: Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We feel sorry you could not fully admire the sight: it is beautiful in a sunny day with the city spread below, and it is not less wonderful with the white carpet of the clouds covering the lower parts. Just find the charm contained in every landscape, sunny... More

Quito, Ecuador
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

It is a perfect place to relax and just be in a very natural place, without noise of the city. Excellent choice if you want to be with your couple and spend time in a romantic place. Prices aren't very low,but service is very good. I won't recommend this place for families, because there's no many activities for kids, so... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing us for staying in Ibarra. It is, in fact, the most romantic place in the city, and we are constantly improving our service, and this year we are starting new projects so the kids of the families, will have places to play safely. It is a surprise that we hope you can live the... More

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