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Estrella del Chimborazo

Ambato, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014
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Wilmslow
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This is normally used as the focal point for the Chimborazo base camp. The moment we entered, we thought we were somewhere special. Before entering the main room of the building, We removed our shoes and donned the slippers provided. As we arrived, lunch was being prepared - there is no choice! No matter, it was delicious. There is a... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

I really do not want to write this review. I want this place to be selfishly mine, and mine only. Unfortunately, the mind-bending beauty of Estrella del Chimborazo must be shared. I traveled here alone and stayed for two days and one night to acclimatize for my climb up Chimborozo. The meals were superb and the scenery is unbeatable and... More

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The Wilds of Montana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Stayed here for a weekend during a business trip to nearby Riobamba. What a delightful surprise. As someone else wrote, it's nestled into a beautiful valley below Chimborazo. Two small buildings hold a number of very comfortable rooms, and modern shared bathrooms (oh that shower felt so good after our hikes). The lodge is picturesque with a mountain climbing motif;... More

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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

I stayed here acclimatizing 3 nights on my way to Chimborazo. This place completely floored me: I can't believe it's not better know... PROS: - LOCATION: This little hotel is nestled in the most beautiful valley, with llamas lazily grazing about, hummingbirds brushing your shoulder, the wind combing through blond heads of wild grass... It's heaven! And I am not... More

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2011

Estrella del Chimabarazo is high in elevation in the Totarillas Valley, on the west side of Chimbarazo. We were lucky to read about the Estrella in Rough Guide, and even luckier that they eventually opened the place up when we showed up one afternoon in the off-season this past September. They typically operate on reservations. The views up the slope... More

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Address: Ambato, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Tungurahua Province > Ambato
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 21
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