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Hotel Dona Esther

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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“great pizza”(3 reviews)
“colonial style”(3 reviews)
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All reviewsgreat pizzacentral courtyardcolonial stylepretty courtyardon site restaurantwithin easy walking distancemiddle of townthird floorrestaurant serves good foodloved this hotelenjoyed our stayshort walkperfect locationhandicraft marketrooms are smallbeds were comfortablestayed for nights
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Reviewed 4 May 2015

The hotel ist nice and, the rooms are quite big. In my opinion it is too expensive and you must use paypal if you wanna pay by credit car to share the costs. The personel was very (!) unfriendly and not helpful at all.More

Thank Erlebniskultour H
Response from WendyOtavalo_Ecuador, Owner at Hotel Dona EstherResponded 5 May 2015

I remember you told our receptionist when checking out you thought everything was too expensive and that you were told the other day on check-in that you would be able to pay with a credit card. Well, that is indeed possible, but we do it...More

Reviewed 24 March 2015

This cozy hostal is located right in the center of it all. Located right around the corner from Otavalo's famous artisanal markets, farm markets, and just a short walk from the mercado de animales. The Hostal is very safe, and secure. Rooms are simple and...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 8 March 2015

We stayed for 3 nights in early February and it was great. It's quite basic, but clean, very secure, cozy, and the people were so nice. The food was good, even had the wood-fired oven pizza two nights in a row. Breakfast was very good....More

Thank Stagen
Response from WendyOtavalo_Ecuador, Owner at Hotel Dona EstherResponded 9 March 2015

We're happy to hear you had a good time with us. We'll keep your remarks in mind, and will try to improve those issues. Thank you, we'll hope to see you again one day!

Reviewed 4 February 2015

Very nice hotel right in the middle of the old town. Great location, within walking distance from all the mayor sites. Simple but clean rooms, good bathroom. Friendly and helpfull dutch owners. There is a nice restaurant downstairs. We can recommend it.

Thank carolineenwillem
Response from WendyOtavalo_Ecuador, Owner at Hotel Dona EstherResponded 5 February 2015

Thank you so much for your nice review, it was nice to meet you and have you as our guests. Nog vele mooie reizen! Groetjes, Wendy

Reviewed 23 January 2015 via mobile

Really good central location next to one of the main squares. Lovely and secure building with a courtyard and clean, tranquil rooms. Incredibly welcoming and friendly host and staff. A perfect stay really, there is nothing bad at all to say about Doña Esther! The...More

Thank Chalha123
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USD 63 - USD 64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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USD 63 - USD 64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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mariteth
15 May 2015|
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Response from WendyOtavalo_Ecuador | Property representative |
Hello! The apartment does sleep 2 adults and two children ( on sleeping couch). If you can tellme dates i can see if i have availibility for the rooms needed. Airport pickup for one car, 4 people, is $ 55. Let me know. Best... More
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Cheryl N
30 April 2015|
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Response from WendyOtavalo_Ecuador | Property representative |
Hi Cheryl, I guess you just made a booking in our hotel for a twin room? By far the best choice, since the apartment has a matrimonial bedroom and besides that, is high up the stairs. We will give you a twin room on the... More
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"Walking distance from everything; familiar"
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"I would guess any of the rooms here would be good, perhaps quieter at the back."
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"Rooms in the back avoid street noise. You will always have barking dogs."
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"Bring ear plugs for a great night's sleep."
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