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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)
Free Wifi
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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 7 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 3 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
Reviewed 18 December 2014 via mobile

Close in to town, friendly and helpful people at hotel. Safe place with locked gate at street. Restaurant on site but food not included in room rent. Free Wireless worked well. Reading room available, also roof top views.

Thank kayti_WA
Reviewed 30 November 2014

Located in the centre of Otavalo - yet the inner courtyard style hotel is kept from much of the outside city noise. Rooms have a rustic charm, shower was great (warm and good pressure despite 2nd floor room, clean fluffy towels). Restaurant has good wood...More

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US$63 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$63 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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mariteth
14 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
29 April 2015|
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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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