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Bolivar 12 - 10 Entre Quiroga y Salinas Segundo Piso, Otavalo 100201 Ecuador
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#5 of 53 Speciality lodging in Otavalo
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
Shared bathroom
24-hour front desk
Car park
Shuttle bus service
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
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Clothes rack
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Hannah wrote a review Aug. 2019
20 contributions2 helpful votes
Good size rooms, bright, colourful and clean. Friendly staff, they didn't speak any English which gave me a chance to practice my Spanish! They were quite thoughtful, offering an extra blanket and making the effort to chat to me with my limited Spanish. The hostal is in a great location and has a good kitchen also.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
marcuswilliams2018 wrote a review May 2019
London, United Kingdom45 contributions39 helpful votes
Visited midweek so didn’t get the full effect of the market vibes in Otavalo. Felt like 95% of things sold there were not hand made or artisan but cheap knockoffs shipped from China. Anyway about the hostal... Clean and tidy hostal centrally located in town. Nice little kitchen to cook backpacker meals. Smart and tidy dorm rooms - we stayed in a triple dorm. Comfortable beds with nice bright colourful bedding. Our room was on the front corner of the property so a little noisy in the morning. Pleasant and helpful staff - helped organise a local laundry service. WiFi didn’t work on our arrival but was soon restored by the evening. Shower was a little basic - only 2 washrooms so we often found we would be waiting for the facilities at peak times. Hostal was a little cold throughout as the doors were left open - may be the time of year but we ended up sleeping in thermal clothing and wearing our down jackets most of the time when indoors. Otherwise a good stop off en route north to Colombia.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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TerryD89 wrote a review May 2019
London, United Kingdom98 contributions13 helpful votes
Nice hostel but on the day we left they were doing renovations which meant we had to leave at 12pm (no problem) and couldn't leave our bags anywhere (more of a problem). Staff were quite rude about it, repeating over and over and making clear we weren't welcome. Wouldn't have been an issue to put all our stuff in a corner somewhere or even in a car or something. Instead we had to walk around and find somewhere else to put them which cut our time in the market in half (it was Saturday, the big market day, so I don't know why they couldn't do it another day). Not really good enough sadly and left a bad taste.
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Greg H wrote a review Sep. 2018
Paris, France25 contributions
Well located in Otavalo. Rooms are OK and clean. There is hot water in the shower. I was put in a two single beds room instead of a dormitory. Nothing to complain about except a lack of atmosphere and charm.
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Travelled solo
jonswain123 wrote a review Aug. 2018
Quito, Ecuador8 contributions2 helpful votes
We based ourselves here for a day as a stop on the way to the Colombian border and it was one of our favourite hostels in South America. First off, it was SPOTLESS - the cleanest hostel we've come across in two months travelling. The kitchen, rooms, and common area are all nicely furnished and very pleasant. The wifi was great, loads of hot water in the bathroom for showers. The owner was incredibly helpful - we had a bus at 3am to Tulcan and he organised a taxi with us, told us where the safest bus stop was at that time of night, and woke up at 3am to see us off.
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Date of stay: August 2018
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
US$32 - US$35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
EcuadorImbabura ProvinceOtavalo
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Frequently Asked Questions about El Andariego
Which popular attractions are close to El Andariego?
Nearby attractions include Plaza De Los Ponchos Mercado (0.2 km), Otavalo Market (0.2 km), and Parque Bolivar (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at El Andariego?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, airport transportation, and kids activities.
Is parking available at El Andariego?
Yes, a parking garage and paid private parking on-site are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to El Andariego?
Conveniently located restaurants include La Cosecha Coffee & Bakery, Daily Grind, and Mi Otavalito.
Does El Andariego have an airport shuttle?
Yes, El Andariego offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is El Andariego located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Otavalo.
Are pets allowed at El Andariego?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at El Andariego?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.