We were booked into the Magic Stone but left after one night because the wifi wasn't working for us. We tried breakfast at this place the next morning and were impressed by the friendly and very efficient breakfast staff in the rooftop dining room. Our room on the second floor was nicely decorated with murals and plants strung along the ceiling and we had plenty of hot water and good pressure in the shower, a rarity in Ecuador to get both. Wifi was again a bit slow and intermittent but I suspect that is the Baños telecoms infrastructure.
The Hostal was very close to the main baths which was a bonus as we were getting up at dawn every day to go there and also just two minutes walk to the centre. Soundproofing is always a problem, particularly so as our room was just below the rooftop dining room when some people decided to have a few beers late at night, but other than that, a great place to stay for $19 per night for a largish ensuite room.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- La Chimenea is a comfortable, safe and modern hostel: we offer dorms and private rooms with ensuite bathrooms, balconies, hot water and excellent views of the surroundings. Our prices are 8.50 and 10.00 per person include internet and tax. Our hostel offers a panoramic terrace, private parking, restaurant/cafe, guest kitchen, book exchange, board games, luggage storage, free internet and Wi-Fi, steam health bath, swimming pool and Jacuzzi. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hostal Chimenea Banos