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San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What is there not to like about this place. It is somewhat like being at home. The rooms are clean and simply but nicely decorated. The upstairs terrace is a great place to enjoy breakfast. The attached restaurant is a great place to enjoy dinner. The hydrotherapy offered here is a little different but very good and very affordable. I...

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

My friends and i been to this Hostel and we had a great staying. The views from the terrace are amazing. The breakfast you can purchase at extra cost in the terrace,that was very very tastey. The rooms are very clean and spacious,the personel was very friendly!

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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The hostel is in the center of Baños, the staff is very polite and helpful, the rooms are clean neat,and cozy, the breakfast is delicious the service is nice, a little bit noisy from the street better you take ear plugs there is a nice terrace with the view of a he mountains , considering all it complaice in everything...

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Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights and aside from the fact that the walls are thin it was a great experience. The staff were very nice and the rooms were comfortable and large. The bathrooms within the rooms were clean and the beds very comfortable. It is located very well within the town with everything you need very close. They...

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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We booked a room with a double bed but got a twin room. Our room was on the street site so we slept very badly because of the street noise. Car alarms, groups of yelling people. Also noise on the hallways woke us up. The room had very light coloured curtains that didn't close, so our room was very bright...

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Thank Karin M
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This is located close to the church and a park. The street noise it loud. It does quiet down in the evenings but car alarms and barking dogs will disturb you at all hours. They do sell ear plugs. The terrace has a great view of the waterfall. The Internet is very weak through the entire building. Even the Internet...

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Thank stormcrowe
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Hostel is well located in Baños and the hostel itself is nice. Dorm rooms are spacious and the beds are comfy. Very nice rooftop terrace with cafe where you can buy breakfast and there is also a restaurant attached, which looked to be a nice place. Staff are also helpful and there is a laundry service.

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Montreal
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I've been to many hostels and this one would be in the better category. Obviously the nice rooftop terrace and good food in the restaurant is a draw, but the rooms were also good, the staff nice, and the location great. I liked this joint.

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Reviewed 6 July 2016

I stayed in this hostel and was extremely happy with the cleanliness, the breakfast, the friendly staff, altogether a wonderful experience. Washing clothes is available. Apparently opened by a French couple, I did not see any French staff or the owners.

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Kapaa, Hawaii
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Just stayed here with a group of about 35. Very accommodating, good location, nice area on the rooftop to hang out. The beds were comfortable, and the bathrooms were nice. Beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. I would definitely recommend this place.

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Plantas y Blanco has been one of the most popular hostels in Baños. That is because we really care in having a neat place that offers everything the traveller could need. Rooftop cafeteria with one of the best breakfasts and view in town, drinks, tea and coffee self service, table games, very recomended healthy steam bath, bakery, classic films available, book exchange, laundry, etc. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Plantas & Blanco's Hostel

Address: 12 de Noviembre y Luis A Martinez, Banos, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Tungurahua Province > Banos
Price Range: $16 - $32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Plantas & Blanco's Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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Plants And White Hostel (Hostal Plantas y Blanco) Hotel Banos
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“Room 3 has a view with the church”
 of 5 bubbles skyozlem, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“rooms on the inner courtyard are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 686georgeh, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“not on the side of the road a lot noisy”
 of 5 bubbles Papino_Tereko, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Bring ear plugs”
 of 5 bubbles teiggles, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Don't go for a room with a balcony, that may be how the thieves get in!”
 of 5 bubbles 103km103, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
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