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La Posada del Quinde

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for three nights while touring the city of Otavalo and the surrounding countryside. The rooms are reasonably sized, about what I would hope for in such a colonial-style property. The hotel is set up with the rooms around two sides of a perimeter, just inside the wall, with a lovely garden in the center....

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Springfield, Ohio
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I have stayed at the Quinde 4 times while in Ecuador. The rooms are immaculate and the staff is very attentive. It's a great place to relax and it has a yummy restaurant. Portions are generous and the food is great. Maggie has done several things to help minimize the nearby street noises. Love this quaint hotel. Close to the...

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Reviewed 29 August 2016

This quaint, friendly and inexpensive hotel is a must for the traveler in Otavalo. It is located just minutes from the wonderful open market. The rooms are well appointed with local art, comfortable furniture and scenic views. The staff are helpful, knowledgable of the area and very courteous. The patio area is the perfect place to enjoy the "breakfast included."...

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Pachamama, Costa Rica
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Every year I visit Ecuador and since discovering la posada del quinde it has been my friends and my 'base camp' for our comings and goings in the area. Maggie and her staff have always been above and beyond gracious and accommodating. The rooms, the food, the service is another level compared to what is around. I'm very grateful for...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Our stay at the hotel was wonderful. The rooms are cozy and clean and the service is excellent. There is a lovely privet restaurant serving breakfast lunch and dinner and the food is excellent. The hotel is located on a quite side street just a 3 minute walk from the center of town. The over all feeling we got during...

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I would expect better after having read so many outstanding reviews. Instead the rooms were really basic, pretty cold and definitely noisy. That's why I realized along the night why I found the earplugs in the room when we arrived. Nice garden and good breakfast.

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WASHINGTON
Reviewed 16 July 2016

The garden at La Posada del Quinde lured us as we arrived and checked in. We settled down with drinks, watched the birds, and relaxed. Our room was pleasant and comfortable with a beautiful view of the mountains and the garden. The common area has a fireplace that keeps the room cozy in the evening. The food in the restaurant...

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Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Though it is just a few blocks from the market square, it is secluded with a lovely garden and relaxed atmosphere. Good breakfast and roomy rooms with good light (!) for reading. Top-notch local art for sale on the walls - they say all proceeds go to the artist. (But note that for one painter, he sold the art at...

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Arlington, VA
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We stayed 3 nights and found La Posada Del Quinde a very relaxing place. The common area had huge windows to the garden and a fire lit in the fireplace in the evening. We sat on the terrace and sipped on drinks while we watched the birds in the late afternoons. Original arts and crafts are displayed (and on sale)...

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Reviewed 24 June 2016

We arrived to be given a room that reeked of damp as soon as the door was opened , I turned the small radiator on and dried the towels which were wet with mould and damp , we went out to eat in the hope the room would air and dry . On returning the stench was worse , I...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Posada del Quinde is an ecologically- and socially-minded hotel that strives to make all of its guests feel at home. All of our spacious, heated guest rooms and suites have tile floors, folk decor, and bathrooms boasting steaming hot showers day and night. Additionally, there is free WiFi. The rooms and suites overlook the garden and patio, where guests can enjoy a good book or snap pictures of hummingbirds. For families and groups, the suites sleep 4-6 people and offer roomy living and dining areas, as well as balconies overlooking Otavalo. Our native Ecuadorian staff are incredibly helpful and will ensure that you have a pleasant stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Posada del Quinde

Address: Calle Quito con Miguel Egas, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Imbabura Province > Otavalo
Price Range: $72 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
La Posada Del Quinde Hotel Otavalo
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“2nd floor suite looking out over garden is large, quiet, and with a wonderful view of Imbabura”
 of 5 bubbles S9858THandrewb, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ask for a quiet room”
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“I think all rooms would be similar. It is just in a noisy town.”
 of 5 bubbles kellie8, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“They are all good”
 of 5 bubbles WildBillFlorida_USA, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with access to the garden are great.”
 of 5 bubbles duerr2016, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
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