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Hostal Transilvania

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The reason I give hostal transilvania 5/5 isn't because it's super luxurious. No I, it's because you get what you pay for. For 8 dollars per person for each night it's really great. What do you get for that price? A semi confortable bed, hot water (a luxury in Ecuador), WiFi and a great breakfast. But what makes me give... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We stayed in the lovely, hostal transilvania for a little less than a week. The front desk receptionist was very friendly, kind, and provided excellent assistance when looking for things to do around the town. The room we stayed in was private, during the week it was $20 a night, and during weekend went to $24 a night. The internet... More 

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Hostal T, Owner at Hostal Transilvania, responded to this review

Prices went up on that weekend because it was a holiday. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Wauw!! The breakfast is amazing. You can choose between eggs, pancake or fruit salad. This hostal is small what makes it cosy. There is a nice outdoor sitting, whit also a tv lounge. Our room was a little moist when we arrived, but that was because the window of the room was left open all night. Also it is wise... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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63 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

The best thing about this hostel is the breakfast. It is brilliant and really unexpected when you consider that the room rate for this place is so low. We had a double room that had an ensuite and cable TV. We were very satisfied with our room and the beds were comfortable. I believe the hostel would be better if... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

Had an issue when it came to paying - I was bumped out of a dorm and into a private room because they didn't have space with new guests arriving, so I assumed I would still pay the dorm price. But when it came to paying they charged the private price, which obviously wasn't legit. Apart from that it was... More 

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Hostal T, Owner at Hostal Transilvania, responded to this review

Hello Harrison your reservation was for the nights of the 17th and 18th of January in a 5 beds dorm on the 19th you were supposed to leave. but you told us you want to stay, we told you that you can stay, but you´ll have to change room to a 2 beds dorm. naturally we would charge the rate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Hostal Transilvania is a very nice place! It is very well-located, just two minutes away from all commodities, and it's still pretty calm; and the hostal is very safe. The price is more than reasonable since you have the breakfast included (and it's a very good breakfast, believe me. You have choice betwenn three different options, so everyone can find... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and could not reccomend it more. We were greeted by the family when we arrived and there was relaxed atmosphere in the common area. The rooms are great value, there is a pool table, computers with very fast wifi and lots of DVDs and tv area. The lady helped us with any enqueries and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and myself had a great 3 night stay here and enjoyed a great brekfast every morning. There was a TV with lots of DVDs to use pool table it was great the family and staff were really nice and allways wanted to help us. We left our passports there and they sent them to us in the mail,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

The hostel is extremely basic but a great place. Don't expect much more than a hot shower, a place to sleep and good breakfast. The rooms are ok, the installations are ok. However, once you consider its like $9 per person that ok turns into a very good. I would recommend people staying here for a few nights. I will... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

The hostel is in a great location, just one block from the main square. The staff are very helpful and are full of information about all of the activities in Banos. The breakfast was included and was amazing; expecially the granola and yoghurt! Good book exchange and good wifi signal.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Best value in Banos guaranteed, 3 good options for breakfast, internet service (3 computers and wi-fi), pool table, cable TV with English speaking channels, private bathroom, hot water 24 hours, more than 500 DVD movies, book exchange, cosy common areas, tourist information, BBQ area, balconies with good view to the waterfall and the mountains around banos, central location, luggage room, and more perks are all included. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Transilvania

Address: 16 de Diciembre y Oriente, Banos, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Tungurahua Province > Banos
Price Range: $15 - $18 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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