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Hotel El Indio Inn

Principal Calle Bolivar Nro 904 y Abdon frente al teatro Bolivar, Otavalo 100450 Ecuador
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#6 of 19 hotels in Otavalo

If you’re looking for a family-friendly hotel in Otavalo, look no further than Hotel El Indio Inn.

For those interested in checking out popular landmarks while visiting Otavalo, Hotel El Indio Inn is located a short distance from Santuario de San Luís (0.1 km) and City Hall (0.2 km).

Rooms at Hotel El Indio Inn provide a flat screen TV and a minibar, and guests can stay connected with free wifi.

In addition, while staying at Hotel El Indio Inn guests have access to 24 hour front desk, a concierge, and a coffee shop. You can also enjoy a hot tub and breakfast. Need a place to park? Free parking is available at Hotel El Indio Inn.

During your visit, be sure to check out one of Otavalo's popular shrimp restaurants such as S.I.S.A. Cafeteria, Mi Otavalito, and Arbol de Montalvo Restaurant, all a short distance from Hotel El Indio Inn.

Looking to explore? Then look no further than Parque Bolivar (0.1 km), Iglesia El Jordan (0.1 km), and Museo Otavalango (1.7 km), which are some popular Otavalo attractions – all conveniently located within walking distance of the hotel.

The staff at Hotel El Indio Inn looks forward to serving you during your upcoming visit.

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Property amenities
Free public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Game room
Indoor play area for children
Secured parking
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Wine / champagne
Board games / puzzles
Shuttle bus service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Bottled water
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Betty L wrote a review Mar. 2021
Pensacola Beach, Florida19 contributions19 helpful votes
This is a small hotel a few blocks from the textiles market. It is located near restaurants and the area seems safe. The Wifi was good. The rooms were not large, but the layout was pretty with it's central courtyards. Breakfast was good and the staff was very helpful! There is a small market attached which is convenient also. We had to leave the hotel at 4 in the morning to catch a flight and the staff helped with luggage and had packed a breakfast for us too.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Lindsicle wrote a review Mar. 2020
Denver, Colorado159 contributions35 helpful votes
I want to rate this place higher, but I just couldn't get past the fact that all the rooms face each other and the walls/doors are so thin that you can literally hear EVERYTHING happening in this hotel. The bathroom 'vent' was a hole cut into the ceiling, though I will say the shower was nice with good pressure. Our door had a crack in it and I could see outside. The rooms are quaint, and the staff is very helpful. It's also in a great location in town. Pro tip: someone in our group was able to organize massages for us, and they were awesome-$35 an hour!! There is a sauna/hot tub upstairs but they require 24 hours notice to use and it costs $7. Wished that was up and running/included.
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Date of stay: February 2020
Room Tip: I would guess a higher floor corner? But really all rooms face each other open air so you hear...
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Timothy I wrote a review Feb. 2020
8 contributions1 helpful vote
Location. This hotel is where you want to be. Three blocks to plaza de ponchos, one block to Simon Bolívar park. Surrounded by restaurants, pharmacies, shops, fresh fruit, handicraft stores, even a brew pub. If you can’t find what you need within three blocks of this hotel you don’t need it. It is a clean basic hotel with a clean basic breakfast of fruit, bread, eggs, juice and coffee.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
LSL wrote a review Feb. 2020
Stevenson115 contributions33 helpful votes
I recommend this hotel only if you cannot get a reservation elsewhere or your tour operator booked you here The entrance is pleasant enough and a staff member will carry your bags up the flights of stairs if necessary. There are NO ELEVATORS! A member of the staff, thinking none of us spoke Spanish, made rude comments about personal appearances and clothing of the guests, both men and women. None were complimentary and most were rude and crude. As we entered our rooms there were audible gasps. Tiny, well we could live with tiny. Peeling paint, floors separated from floor boards, no storage space, a mildewy cupboard...you get the picture. There is no safe available. There is also no luggage rack. I pushed a chair backward against the cupboard so that I could both open my suitcase and sleep. The rooms surround an indoor courtyard. The bedroom window does have a curtain, the bathroom window does not. From an upper floor you can see in! It's very disconcerting to need to use the bathroom and see people sitting outside your window . The bathroom does look recently refurbished. There is a sign warning a $15 fine if you use a towel on anything other than your body and hands. Oops, no hair dryer. I hope they don't inspect the towel and fine me for drying my hair! The tiles are slippery and there are no grab bars. There is no fan in the bathroom. This hotel is beyond noisy. I thought someone was knocking on the door and it was two flights up! You can hear many conversations and activities even when there is no one in the courtyard. There is a bell that rings incessantly throughout the hotel day and night. It sounds like the bell when an elevator door opens though remember, no elevators. There is no way to control the air temperature in your room. You must leave the hotel to eat. Try to stay elsewhere. However, the man who appears to be the manager is very nice.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
Response from HOTELINDIOINN, Propietario at Hotel El Indio Inn
Responded Feb. 17, 2020
muy buenos dias Muchas gracias por su observacion, lo sentimos tanto por todo lo sucedido, su mal estar nos preocupa mucho, sobre las personas que trabajamos en el hotel somos muy cordiales y respetuosos con nuestros clientes, tomaremos muy en cuenta esta tipo de hechos en nuestro hotel. si nos puede ayudar en que momento le atendieron asi les agradeceriamos mucho. de nuestra parte seguiremos haciendolo mejor para poder servirles. sus comentarios a nuestro correo info@hotelindioinn.com. que tenga un excelente dia atentaemente Hector Santellan
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Consultantgal wrote a review Feb. 2020
Denver, Colorado287 contributions147 helpful votes
I'm a bit of a picky traveler and try to avoid motels/hotels with big windows to the hallway/walkway. I found it hard to sleep because the huge window felt like a security problem and ensured that every word uttered in the courtyard below echoed in our room. Of course, if you get locked out of your room you can just open the door from the window that doesn't lock. The beds are also rock hard. Other than this, the staff was kind, the room was clean and the breakfast was passable. This hotel also has no elevator, so know that you will need to carry your luggage up many flights of stairs to get to your room.
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Date of stay: February 2020
Room Tip: pick a lower floor if you have luggage.
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US$57 - US$69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel El Indio Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel El Indio Inn?
Nearby attractions include Plaza De Los Ponchos Mercado (0.3 km), Otavalo Market (0.4 km), and Parque Bolivar (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel El Indio Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel El Indio Inn?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel El Indio Inn?
Yes, free public parking nearby and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel El Indio Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include La Cosecha Coffee & Bakery, Daily Grind, and Mi Otavalito.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel El Indio Inn?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna during their stay.
Is Hotel El Indio Inn located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.8 km away from the centre of Otavalo.
Does Hotel El Indio Inn offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel El Indio Inn?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.