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La Casa del Molino Blanco Bed & Breakfast

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Juan Leon Mera Y Misioneros Domincanos Ascent to the Virgin, Banos 180301 Ecuador
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 20-10-03 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#4 of 119 Speciality lodging in Banos
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Hostal La Casa del Molino Blanco is the only B & B Backpackers in Ecuador and Baños de Agua Santa, with sustainable energy with a Wind Generator and Solar Panels. This system was installed by one of the founding partners of German origin. The purpose of thinking about helping climate changes in the World. The hostel has a fully equipped common kitchen, a beautiful garden with hammocks where you can enjoy the spectacular view of the mountain that surrounds us and a terrace with relaxing environmental music, we have a fast Wifi connection. All our rooms are spacious, have lockers, lamps, tables, some with shared and private bathroom. Every day we have a special ingredient, different at breakfast you never get bored !! You must come to discover it and enjoy our homemade jam, wholemeal bread, coffee, unlimited tea. We have a large room to enjoy reading a good book or exchange them, maybe watch an excellent movie in our movie space. We have laundry service, drying, change of Euros .
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Property amenities
Free private parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Game room
Couples massage
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Street parking
Wifi
Breakfast available
Wine / champagne
Hiking
Board games / puzzles
Full body massage
Massage
Currency exchange
Shared bathroom
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Soundproof rooms
Housekeeping
Safe
Bottled water
Coffee / tea maker
Room types
Mountain view
Bridal suite
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, German
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Kelsey Van Veen wrote a review Feb. 2021
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I liked that it was a bit on the outskirts of the city, more quite and near the beautiful lush mountains. Also the breakfast was amazing, especially their homemade raspberry jam. (I wish I still had some) Coffee was also very good. I am also very grateful that she helped me with my laundry concerns because I am allergic to the very flowery perfumed detergent. Cute puppies too :)
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Elba Maria Diaz, Dueño at La Casa del Molino Blanco Bed & Breakfast
Responded Feb. 11, 2021
Thank you very much for having preferred the small hotel for your stay in the magical town of Baños, for all the staff it was a pleasure to serve you, and we are very happy to love our breakfast every day with a different surprise. We wish you a happy journey and thank you for your nice comment. Greetings also from little Nala, Nina and Candy.
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Daria T wrote a review Feb. 2020
Plovdiv, Bulgaria7 contributions2 helpful votes
I feel so content to have found such a lovely, clean and affordable hostel! The attention and care I received from the staff was equal to the those in a 5-star hotel! The owner and her team gave excellent recommendations about how to spend my short stay in Baños in the best possible way! The bed was very comfortable, the breakfast diverse and delicious, the cleanliness - spotless! The only drawback may be the fact that the location is kind of away from the center and to get to it there is a moderate hill to climb, but that's all! It is so worth it! It's quiet and close to a beautiful hiking trail and the bus stop for Casa del Arbol. Not to mention that there is a special massage room and you can get a reasonably-priced full body treatment after being involved with various extreme sports! I got a very skilful woman named Mari who worked on every sore muscle I had! My body and soul are infinitely grateful for choosing La Casa Del Molino Blanco as a place to stay in Baños! I highly recommend it to everyone - solo travellers, couples and groups of friends!
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Room Tip: The 5-bed room is on the ground floor, across from the reception.
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Response from Elba Maria Diaz, Director General at La Casa del Molino Blanco Bed & Breakfast
Responded Oct. 19, 2020
We appreciate your visit to our small hostel, and we are glad we have met your expectations. All staff make every effort to maintain cleanliness standards, personalized attention to our guests. At breakfast we always put the necessary affection so that waking up is a day full of energy and adventure. We make the suggestions for activities thinking that you enjoy the most of the time, taking care of the safety and quality of each adventure. Dear friends, keep enjoying traveling and getting to know our little country.
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GwAnJoLiMa wrote a review Sep. 2019
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We spent 5 nights at Casa del Molino Blanco and had a really good time. The hostel is about 10 mn walk from the city center in a quiet neighborhood, on the path to the Mirador de la Virgen. Very good breakfast (fresh juice, coffee/tea as often as you like, bread ham cheese and jam and a day's special - eggs, pancakes, cereals or fruits). Very nice staff (thank you Marco for your kindness), very helpful with activities and tips on the area, our kids loved playing with the little owners dog and enjoyed the hammocks in the frontyard. Kitchen very well equiped, laundry service available (1.5$/kg), very clean place, bathrooms and rooms are cleaned every day, towels, bed sheets, hot water and shampoo available; very good mattresses, lockers in rooms. We felt so good there that we stayed two more nights. If you are looking for a home away from home then go to la Casa del Molino Blanco!
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Room Tip: we had the room near the reception and had no noise problem
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Response from tungurahua, Director General at La Casa del Molino Blanco Bed & Breakfast
Responded Sep. 17, 2019
Thank you very much for your beautiful comment, this gives an incredible encouragement to all the staff that strives to serve each of our guests. They have a great memory of their family and have enjoyed their company and small travelers. We are pleased to have been able to meet your expectations as a family, we wish you enjoy the wonders of the rest of this little country. Thank you for making us part of your family trip.
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gregor m wrote a review Mar. 2019
Edinburgh, United Kingdom7 contributions2 helpful votes
I stayed in La Casa de Molina Blanco for nearly a week, in one of the dorm rooms. I have to say it was the cleanest hostel I have ever stayed in. One of the things I dread about travelling and staying in hostels is having to share bathrooms, particularly if they aren't kept very clean, however there seemed to be a magic fairy here that was constantly ensuring the bathrooms were kept clean, there was also consistent hot water, which isn't always a given in South America. The beds were comfortable and very well designed with your own individual night light, power point and USB charging point. Elba (I think I remembered it right), the manager was very nice and helpful. She spoke very good English but was also patient with me trying to practice my broken Spanish. They can also help organise tours and activities in the area for you. The hostel is just a 10 minute walk to the central bus station, so it was close enough to be within walking distance to everything for me but also far enough away so you weren't disturbed at night by busy city centre. The breakfasts were good and varied, and the hostel uses green renewable energy, which is a big plus for me being an environmentalist. The only downside I can think of for this hostel is, it raised the standards so now I will probably be disappointed in any other hostel I stay in, I've already stayed in 2 more hostels in Peru which sadly were no comparison. I gave it 10 star rating on the site I booked it through. Thoroughly recommend ;)
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from tungurahua, Director General at La Casa del Molino Blanco Bed & Breakfast
Responded Sep. 17, 2019
Thank you very much for choosing the small hotel for your stay and the beautiful comment that encourages the staff to try harder to serve and please our guest visitors. We are delighted by the services, and we are very sorry that during your trip you do not find another similar: D We wish you a happy trip and enjoy the wonders of our country. We all carry you in the heart. Happy journey
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From_Victoria_BC wrote a review Feb. 2019
Victoria140 contributions39 helpful votes
I highly recommend staying at this hostal. The staff were great and the place is super clean. It was nice having breakfast cooked for each guest every morning and a projector with rows and rows of DVDs to watch after a long day of hiking or biking. Maya the pug and her little pug friend were cute and nice additions to the relaxed atmosphere :)
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Date of stay: February 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from tungurahua, Director General at La Casa del Molino Blanco Bed & Breakfast
Responded Sep. 17, 2019
Thank you very much for choosing the small hotel for your stay and the beautiful comment that encourages the staff to try harder to serve and please our guest visitors. We are glad you loved the services. We wish you a happy trip and enjoy the wonders of our country. We all carry you in the heart. Happy journey
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PRICE RANGE
US$25 - US$29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
EcuadorTungurahua ProvinceBanos
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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Frequently Asked Questions about La Casa del Molino Blanco Bed & Breakfast
Which popular attractions are close to La Casa del Molino Blanco Bed & Breakfast?
Nearby attractions include Sendero de la Virgen (0.3 km), Jacinto Guevara & Hijos Evanistas (0.5 km), and Palomino Flores (Central Park) (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at La Casa del Molino Blanco Bed & Breakfast?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and laundry service.
What food & drink options are available at La Casa del Molino Blanco Bed & Breakfast?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at La Casa del Molino Blanco Bed & Breakfast?
Yes, free private parking nearby, free public parking nearby, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to La Casa del Molino Blanco Bed & Breakfast?
Conveniently located restaurants include Alto Caribe Restaurant Bistrot, ZUMO Food & Drink, and Honey Coffee & Tea.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at La Casa del Molino Blanco Bed & Breakfast?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and German.