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Hostal Aya Huma

Peguche | P.O. Box 98, Otavalo, Ecuador
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Vernon, Connecticut, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

We stayed three days in two rooms. Clean, super helpful staff if you speak Spanish. Restaurant was tasty and sacred healing ceremonies happen 1st Saturday of the month. We had the healing massage which was more energy work than a massage but hugely beneficial. Peguche is a quiet little town if you want to escape the busy streets of Otavalo.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

I loved it here and highly recommend it. Getting to know the owner of the hostal better was what made this trip so great. She was so kind and helpful planning our time in Otavalo and Peguche. To be right next to nature, now that's really something else. We were right next to a railroad track too and that was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

The Dutch Ecuadorian couple who own the Hostal are beautiful warm and extremely helpful. The rooms are varied, all clean cozy and welcoming. Their adjacent restaurant is attractive with good food, great trout, and an appreciated fireplace. The Hostal is situated a few kilometres outside of Otavalo in the indigenous town of Peguche full of marvellous weaving, you can hear... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

i Visited this space in my holidays. Is a good space near to the otavalo town, peguche Waterfalls and imbabura mountain. In the time that i stayed in this place i shared with the family of the hostal, Huaco, Mikey, Tuamary, liz and kiriari, and with the people that work in this place, Camilo Jimmy, and the other people. the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

as whe where told it was a realy nice place, its possible that we expected too much.We arrived quite late in the evening and just got a room without asking what the price was. Next day 2 fellowtravellers arrived and got a much cheaper room, 20 instead of 35 dollar. Of course it is your own responsibility, but i thought... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

We stayed there for 2 nights. It is some 5-10 mins taxi ride from Otavalo and located in a quiet little town where we met and chat with the locals. We saw a traditional tourist train passing by in both Sat. and Sun. morning. Quite interesting. The room is ok but better with hotter shower water and firmer bed mattress.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

Its okay if you dont care about the rooms. It has a fine location and the breakfest was good. For the rooms: Poor mattresses , thin and you could feel the springs. Here in july it was freezing in the night.

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Delft, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Great place, location at a $1 taxi ride from Otavalo center. The rooms are pretty basic, but very decent. It was clean and tidy. If you hit some colder weather the rooms might be a bit cold as well. Nice breakfast and diner at the restaurant. The lunchboxes they supply are also great to take with you on a hike... More 

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Belleville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Enjoyed staying at this hostel as we could easily walk to the Peguche Waterfallsl. We happened to be there at dusk so we could see Otavalo lit up in the distance. We experienced our first rain in 5 weeks in Ecuador so were thrilled to be met with a warm drink and dry out by a glowing fire in the... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Ive stayed at this hostel twice -- I returned to show my friends because I had a wonderful time. The hostel itself I think is ideally located, in rural Peguche, not too far but not too close to Otavalo. Everything is spaced out - the rooms, the restaurant, the camp ground/ritual ground, but it was not inconvenient. There are really... More 

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Hostel Aya Huma is a traditional Indian home which has been converted into a cozy and comfortable hostel. Ruraly located in Peguche, an Indian village 2,5 km outside of Otavalo ( and a 110 km north of Quito), an ideal setting for discovering the beautiful nature in the Andes highlands. The hostel is known for its large social and cultural involvement with the local inhabitants of Peguche. If you want to see the Ecuadorian culture up close and personal or have an unforgettable experience by participating in one of the workshops and rituals the hostel offers, you are at the right address. Aya Huma is also known for its personal approach for every guest. Come and visit if you like tranquility, hiking, camping, massages, good food or the possibility to cook a fabulous meal yourself. It is all possible! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Aya Huma

Address: Peguche | P.O. Box 98, Otavalo, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Imbabura Province > Otavalo
Price Range: $10 - $30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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