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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 September 23, 2014

Once again I recently stayed at the Dona Esther in Otavala Ecuador. Very clean and friendly Great place. Best staff ever!!!! Love their restaurant inside the hotel also. Great Food - I had spaghetti with their homemade sauce - wonderful - great pizza from their...More

Thank gailgarrett
Reviewed August 10, 2014

We had a great stay in Dona Esther. Great people, cozy rooms, fantastic food and heartwarming South American atmosphere. At Dona Esther you can leave the turbulence of the city for a moment and enjoy the peace full atmosphere. We really experienced the warm hospitality...More

Thank Jan K
Reviewed August 9, 2014

This hotel has a nice rustic "Old Hacienda" theme to it. We where allowed to switch rooms to a room with one big bed after being told that the only room available was one with two small beds the first night. We stayed here for...More

Thank Benjamin J
Reviewed July 24, 2014

We had a great stay at Dona Esther. It advertised many of the same things as other places but the difference was everything worked! The hot water was really hot, the wi-fi was very reliable... the room was cosy and comfortable and I also appreciated...More

1  Thank Sophie M
Reviewed June 5, 2014

I have stayed at Dona Esther for eight years. It is the most AMAZING place to stay. The owners, Arthur and Wendy are wonderful, the staff is courteous and helpful, Lucy is GREAT, always trying to meet the needs of all their quests. I can't...More

Thank Judy K
Response from WendyOtavalo_Ecuador, Owner at Hotel Dona EstherResponded June 11, 2014

Thanks Judy! Sorry to hear you won't be here this year, but we're looking forward to next year then! Best regards, Wendy

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mariteth
May 14, 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
April 29, 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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