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Mansion Santa Isabella
Ranked #3 of 19 Hotels in Riobamba
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Cairo, Egypt
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“Charming hotel!”
Reviewed January 3, 2014

Excellent location in downtown Riobamba. Nice colonial house with clean, warm, comfortable rooms. Parking is available but bare in mind that it's located a block away. Cozy underground bar. Buffet breakfast is included.

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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
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Lamy, New Mexico
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Reviewed October 24, 2013

Beautiful building and courtyard with clean rooms and the best bathrooms in Ecuador. Friendly owners who can and do help out in English. Way above and beyond the secure tickets for us on short notice for El Nariz del Diablo tren in Alausi. In my opinion, the only place to stay in Riobamba. Excellent restaurant and cellar bar, as well.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

We stayed for one night as part of our honeymoon trip to Ecuador.
The building is a spotless colonial mansion that has been beautifully restored with lovely clean rooms and amazing bathrooms.
Delightful owners Jenny and Ben went out of their way to help us get the devils nose train and were great hosts during our brief visit to Riobamba.

We would recommend it especially when the devils nose train departs again from Riobamba as it's just a short walk to the station.

Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Polson, Montana
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46 reviews
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

This was a beautiful renovated old building in the middle of town. The owner was very helpful and friendly. We very much enjoyed our stay and would definitely stay there again. The rooms were comfortable and the bathrooms were clean and had nice hot water showers.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Hamilton, Bermuda
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Reviewed August 31, 2013

We stayed here in August 2013 and were very happy with our choice of hotel for our first stay in Riobamba. The hotel was beautifully presented throughout with extremely friendly, helpful staff. Bathroom was very nice, including the complementary toiletries and shower/tub combo and the beds were lovely. We ate a few times in the restaurant in the hotel and the food was excellent. We also found the location to be very nice, close to everything in the centre. Thanks to Ben and the team for a wonderful stay!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

We had a lovely stay. The bed and bath linens were lucious, high cotton. The shampoo and bath soap was amazing! I highly recommend this hotel. Price was reasonable and the rooms were high end. We had excellent meals at the restaurant.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed April 5, 2013

I have spent my fair share of time visiting Riobamba and stayed in a few different places there and can honestly say that this one was by far the best! This place had, hands down the best bed, the best food, and the best service out of everything I experienced in my six months of traveling around Ecuador. I didn't even know you could have food like this in Ecuador. Ben and Jenny cooked us up a spectacular Halloween feast with REAL STEAK! Their breakfast and lunch deals are some of the best for the price in Riobamba and the building is spectacular. It's a very old building that has been beautifully restored, and the cellar bar is a great place to unwind with drinks and friends at the end of a long day. Also, the proximity to the city center is perfect. It's close enough to walk and be in the heart within a couple of minutes but far enough that you don't suffer the sounds and smells of traffic congestion. The rooms are small but cozy and the beds are surprisingly comfortable. I could go on forever about this place as I miss it dearly but what cannot be overstated is the outstanding service by owners and staff. Ben, Jenny and Carlos are the best in the business! Stay here, you will be pleasantly surprised!!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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Property: Mansion Santa Isabella
Address: Veloz 28-48 entre Carabobo y Magdalena Davalos | 2 Blocks From Train Station, Riobamba R, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Chimborazo Province > Riobamba
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites
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Ranked #3 of 19 Hotels in Riobamba
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Mansion Santa Isabella 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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