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Plantas & Blanco's Hostel

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 15 December 2014

This hostel has a long history and good reputation in Banos and that's why it is quite busy when we stayed for a night there. Pros:- Well-managed by the French owner, who speaks good English Breakfast (need to pay extra) seems to be very good Have in-house sauna (need to pay extra) View from the top is very nice Shared...

Thank FrankyDay
England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2014

This is a charming hostel/hotel. Its White and has plants, in clean rooms and plenty of hot water. The roof terrace is awesome in the sunshine, and breakfast surrounded by the valley of Banos is a picture perfect. The location of this place is great, nearly smack bang in town. We was only planning on staying a few days, stayed...

Thank APowney
Reviewed 5 December 2014 via mobile

This hostel was amazing! Great staff and perfect location in town. We stayed for 4 nights and really enjoyed it. The rooms were cute and the shower was great and we had our room cleaned every day which was an added bonus. I definitely recommend this hostel.

Thank sarahludwar
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 16 November 2014

I've stayed twice at Plantas y blanco (in dormitorios), and I was happy both time. The rooms and bathroom are clean, and there is a super patio on the top of the hostel with a nice view on banos. I would recomend it, and the prices are good !

Thank Enrique T
Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 13 November 2014

My friends and I stayed in this hostal for two nights over the weekend. The facilities were clean, the staff was friendly, and the hostal is located near/within walking distance to great restaurants, the supermarket (Grocery store), las piscinas (hot springs), and all of the tourist agencies. $7/night for a 4 bed room. The rooftop terrace is AMAZING with 360...

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san francisco
Reviewed 10 November 2014

The room I stayed in had its own bathroom but was very very small for $9 a day which included a single bed and the toilet,sink and shower at the foot of the bed, separated by a curtain.....Cleaning and the sheets were changed daily. Wifi was accessible in the lobby or roof patio area. The highlight of this hotel is...

Thank ilovesfwater
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Great hostel. I think my favourite part was the sunny relaxing roof terrace with great views. The staff are super friendly and helpful. For only $7 for a four bed dorm I am surprised this place doesn't have more reviews and custom. Would be good if they added lockers to the room.

Thank Beanyal
Reviewed 30 October 2014 via mobile

Only 6 Usd for a bed in 6 bed dorm. The room is clean and staff is nice. Breakfast isn't included, and it's 3.5 usd for a good portion. The whole wheat toast is also sold in the bakery downstairs for 4 usd and it is a huge one! The roof terrance is surely my favorite. It is an absolute...

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 27 October 2014

Clean rooms, a nice roof terrace overlooking the city. Perfectly located right next to the cathedral. We paid 6$ for a room with private bathroom. I do not recommend the breakfast though.. Not very special.

Thank 744johanne
Paris, France
Reviewed 6 August 2014

We had a very nice room looking over the cascade, with little noise from the street or the other rooms. The breakfast (paying) is good and the rooms are very comfortable with hot showers. They are also very clean.

Thank centroja

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: $15 - $37 (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.”
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“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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