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Reviewed September 16, 2016

You are staying in a room behind the hosts home. It is quiet and peaceful, and there is a view of the mountains when you step out of the room. They provide towels and soap. Showers were warm. You can flush toilet paper which is an exception in some places. Aase and Ove and wonderful kind people, who invite you...

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Medellin, Colombia
Reviewed July 16, 2016

Magic Stone is in a great location, right on the edge of all the action. You get to enjoy a quiet nights sleep, while being only a 5-minute walk to the restaurants and nightlife. You are only a 2-minute walk to the taffy shops. The room was clean, comfortable, had wifi and hot, hot water. As a bonus, the owners...

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Provo, Utah, United States
Reviewed June 12, 2016

I would highly recommend this place. The room is cozy and homey - - located in a separate building from their place so it feels like you're in your own little home. The room was VERY clean with all amenities you would need. Location is great - - tucked away in a quiet street but a very short walk to...

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Reviewed February 28, 2016

We decided to stay at magic stone after reading all the good reviews here. Aase and Ove are such wonderful hosts, I wished we could stay longer. The room was spacious cosy and clean. Breakfast was amazing: home made jam, different types of bread, eggs etc. and location was perfect for us, just a few minutes from the center of...

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burlington ontario
Reviewed February 22, 2016

We stayed with Aase and Ove in January and couldn't have been happier with our choice. Initially, I hesitated to contact them as they were on the list to "contact owner" for pricing/availability. So glad that I did. I rated this as a budget hotel, only because of the price for what you got. It is not "budget" in the...

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NEW YORK
Reviewed January 27, 2016

Aase and Ove are exceptionally hospitable, and provide such a comfortable, clean and positive atmosphere for every guest. I always come back to their place in whatever travels can get me back there. You really cant find anywhere else that allows you to feel like you live there as well. What a magical place it is!

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

We spent a week with Aase und Ove and had an amazing time. We actually changed hostels in order to be able to stay with them. They have just two rooms, so the atmosphere is very personal and familial. The rooms are great and offer everything you need. The breakfast was among the best we've had in 4 months travelling:...

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Brisbane
Reviewed January 2, 2016

While in Baños we based ourselves at Magic Stone B&B a short walk from the centre of town but far enough away from the noise and maddening crowds. Our gracious hosts Ove and Aase are originally from Denmark but settled in Baños after travelling long term through South America themselves. The B&B has only 2 spacious rooms in a separate...

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Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed November 17, 2015

When you arrive at Magic Stone you might notice the 'Se Vende' sign outside - after many years, the owners are moving on. So if you have been thinking about visiting Banos, now is the time. This is the ideal place to stay if you are getting a break from a busy city like Quito and you want to unwind...

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Scotland
Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

Arrived in Banos on the recommendation of a fellow traveller. When I got there I was overwhelmed by the kindness and help afforded by the owners. The accommodation is very clean, modern and comfortable. Breakfast is amazing. I have stayed in many places in South America so far and this was by miles the best.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The place is located in the far end of the main street, towards the waterfall. Ask for: "Campamento Los Pinos" Magic Stone is a great place to relax, with hammocks in the garden and amazing views. If you need information about tours in the area etc, we are here to help and you can order our famous breakfast with homemade bread and jam, fresh pressed orange-juice,crepes, fresh ground coffee/tea,scrambled egg ect. everything in best quality.Magic stone make day-trips only for our guests to a special place in the highland jungle where nobody else are coming, and to a very low price.We look forward to see you here in Magic Stone. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magic Stone

Address: Calle Ambato | El Campamento de los Pinos, Banos 0059, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Tungurahua Province > Banos
Price Range: $15 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“We stayed in the Red room, It's nice to have the second bed up in the loft - gives a little more privacy”
 of 5 bubbles 797SarahR, Jun 12, 2016 | Read review
“Either room was as good as the other. The one that we were in had a loft bunk allowing room for more people.”
 of 5 bubbles windfall5, Feb 22, 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in the "Blue Room" which would be great for a couple. Very relaxing.”
 of 5 bubbles 444patrickw, Nov 15, 2015 | Read review
“There are only two rooms in a quaint little casita behind the main house. One room has two beds and the other room has one bed. Both are decorated nicely and has everything you need for a comfortable stay.”
 of 5 bubbles geebee1950, Oct 30, 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in the blue room-it is prefect for couples.”
 of 5 bubbles vbinbcn, Apr 21, 2014 | Read review
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