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Pai
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5 reviews
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here over night to visit the leather market. The owner was here to greet us. She was very helpful. The room was spacious,clean with a great bed and nice bathroom. We had dinner here and a massage followed by a sauna. The meal was delicious and the massages were wonderful.

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Thank rvagabond
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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Our room featured a king size bed with a nice bathroom and balcony. The hotel is located in a historic building in the center of town and convenient to restaurants and shopping. The courtyard is set up for dinning. The menu is adequate, with a few interesting choices. There is a delightful trout dish, French onion soup, steak, and a... More 

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Thank Jerry S
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel is beautiful and charming. Flowers.all around, including fresh roses in every room. There is a beautiful courtyard and the restaurant serves high quality food. We didn't notice there wasn't a TV in the room, and came to realize, if you're watching TV in Cotacachi, maybe you shouldn't be here. The US couple that run the place will bend... More 

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Midlothian, United States
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

Really nice hotel, wonderful restaurant. The owners are expats (USA), and have done a wonderful job renovating this hotel and making it very comfortable. Our room was great (not enormous, but clean and with a wonderful shower!). We also had lunch and breakfast here, and the food was excellent...try the "carne colorada!" This is the only place we had bacon... More 

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Thank Debra O
34513451, General Manager at Land of the Sun Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. As you note, not many (none) of the hotels generally serve a full breakfast as we do. Our breakfasts include bacon or ham and are cooked to order with fresh everything including bread, juice, fruit and jam. We are trying to do our best noting that our guests can stay wherever they please and... More 

Denville, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 8 August 2016

My wife and I as well as friends of ours stayed at this quaint hotel in July 2016 and I have to say that we loved it. The inner court area was so nice to sit in while eating and having drinks. The hotel staff was so helpful and the owner was so friendly and informative about the area. The... More 

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Thank mamalzano
34513451, General Manager at Land of the Sun Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

And thank you for your kind words. I too love the inner courtyard area, it sold me on the hotel and living here. Without guests such as you we could not exist and we fully note this. We are always trying to add whatever will improve our guests experience including the twice a week fresh roses which we have added... More 

Cotacachi, Ecuador
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148 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We stayed at Land of the Sun before we bought a home in Cotacachi and just loved the location and old world atmosphere. However, we now visit their wonderful restaurant. Sometimes I think the local's forget that you can also dine there. My recommendations are the coconut shrimp (not on the menu so ask for it and your will not... More 

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Thank Ann H
34513451, General Manager at Land of the Sun Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and especially for the review of our restaurant. We have a restaurant that seats over 100 and the locals don't seem to realize it. We have developed a new menu with pictures of the main dishes plus our deserts including New Your cheese cake with black berries. .....very delicious. Come stay and dine with... More 

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6 reviews
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Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Land Of The sun has become our best place To stay over night. Great beds, Hot water And nice and warm welcome everytime. Excellent choice, value for Your money. In The heart Of Cotacachi, If You plan to visit Imbabura perfect spot to move around, do NOT Forget to Go to Cuicocha

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Thank Angel C
34513451, General Manager at Land of the Sun Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We have initiated our signature roses throughout the hotel and we think it ads charm and warmth to the Hotel. Estelle, our masseuse is on call for all your massage needs and we feel does a great job. A three night stay gives you a free one hour massage. Thank you again and we... More 

Traverse City, Michigan
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

We had a very good stay here. The location is ideal: central to the main plaza, the leather street, good restaurants, coffee shops, bus terminal, etc. The host/owner, TJ, was most helpful and informative about all things Cotacachi. Though we arrived earlier in the day, she was very accommodating in allowing us to check in. We had a later flight... More 

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Thank raphael2
34513451, General Manager at Land of the Sun Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

We appreciate your recommendations and we fully enjoyed your stay with us here at Land of the Sun. Come see us again and we can make all of the necessary arrangements you might require. Carter Hall, GM Land of the Sun Hotel & Spa Cotacachi, Ecuador More 

Toronto, Canada
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74 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

This hotel was originally started by a couple working with the indigenous of Cotacachi with a goal of creating jobs for the local population. They succeeded and then moved on to other things. The new owners have maintained to same high quality service very comfortable beds and lot and lots of hot water. The people are ever willing to help... More 

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Thank ADragonFlyTravels
34513451, General Manager at Land of the Sun Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest review. We have completely refurbished the 180 colonial Masterpiece to what we believe to be the original splendor not destroying any of the old architecture. The obvious maintenance needed to be done but by the time we were finished we had restored the entire hotel. Come stay with us, and again, thank you. Carter Hall,... More 

Houston, Texas
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Full of character, charm, warmth, beauty and comfort. My family and I only wished we had been able to stay more than just one night! American owners are extremely friendly and aim to satisfy all needs. Breakfast in the flower-filled courtyard with perfect weather at all times was delicious and a memorable experience (even served bacon which is rare in... More 

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34513451, General Manager at Land of the Sun Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We are new owners and look forward to the feedback so that we can make any necessary changes. Our guests are from all over the world and seem to like the courtyard (as I did) for having their breakfast We currently replace our roses twice weekly in an effort to establish our trademark flowered... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Land of the Sun Hotel and Spa is a historic colonial landmark in the city of Cotacachi Ecuador. It has 15 rooms and a penthouse suite along with a fireplace room for private parties. The restaurant seats over 100 and is ideal for lunch or dinner meetings. Land of the Sun has hosted President Correa when in town as well as the Ms. Ecuador pageant. We are pleased to offer this Hotel to the public and can truly say that it is the jewel of Ecuador. Carter Hall G.M. Land of the Sun Hotel & Spa ... more   less 

Additional Information about Land of the Sun Hotel & Spa

Address: Garcia Moreno 13-67 y Sucre, Cotacachi 100307, Ecuador (Formerly Hotel Land of Sun)
Region: Ecuador > Imbabura Province > Cotacachi
Price Range: $81 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Land of the Sun Hotel & Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Our room was on the street side, but Cotacachi is so small and tranquil that we didn't even need earplugs!”
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