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Rubby Hostal

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 2 peaceful nights at Rubby.... Clean private room with hot water bath, overlooking the jungle. Hammock swinging on covered porch led to much relaxation. Kind owner,Norma,prepared beautiful breakfasts and gave us guidance on ways to discover mindo's treasures. Tucked back at the end of town. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've spend 4 nights at this family owned hostal and we had a wonderful time!! The Hostal is a short walk (max. 5Min slowly) out of Mindo and this is great as you are more in the nature than in the crowd of Mindo (which can be a noisy place during the peak-season) The owner (Norma) is speaking very good...

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The room was simple but adequate. For bird watchers perfect, the owner providing breakfast anytime for early starts. Very good English spoken. Owner can recommend good knowledgeable bird guides and make bookings too.

Thank john m
Badajoz, Spain
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The hostel was great, we stayed for three nights. Rooms were very comfortable and the breakfast was fantastic! The owner is incredibly nice and ensured we had everything we needed. When our Father was sick the last day, we were able to stay well past check out the until our bus. Would stay here again!

Thank carlosmilb
Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Rubby is in a great location a few minutes away from the high street, the rooms are nice and bathrooms great with hot showers! Excellent wifi. Lovely host Norma who makes a good breakfast, as early as 5:30 am for bird watchers. Rooms have balconies and hammocks facing the cloud forest, and I saw tons of birds just from this...

Thank Hana8Rob
Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We loved our stay here. Airy, clean rooms, hot water, great views from our porch. Norma provided us with one of the best breakfasts we had in Ecuador and was lovely to chat to. We also really appreciated her patience and encouragement with our Spanish speaking. The hostel is in a beautiful setting just a few minutes walk from town,...

Thank lisamullee
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Simple and clean. Super good price with an awesome view. Norma always available to provide you recommendations and hints on the surrounding. Highly recommend for budget travelers but not only. Last but not least Norma can recommend very professional bird watching guides.

Thank apocalypsenow66
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

It was a pleasure to stay at Rubby Hostal. It's located in a very quiet and tranquil place but just a short walk into the town. The room was clean and comfortable and the view was stunning. Norma is very kind and went out of her way to look after us. We particularly enjoyed the bird watching she arranged for...

Thank VerityBee
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We stayed here for two nughts and just loved the wonderful stmosphere! Norma, the owner, was a great host and provided us with advice for activites and onward travel. Excellent prices, clean, comfortable, cosy.. If you go to Mindo stay here!

Thank Lenny R
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 11 July 2016

To summarize: the hostel is run by an extremely kind and helpful woman who knows her way around the town. Everything you could ask for is available. It has towels, a great kitchen, hot water, and the best internet we've had so far. Plus a pair of rescued street puppies! Arriving late at night in Mindo, it was hard to...

Thank chouroud

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
woodden constrution, lots of hommocks, balconies,kitchet for customers, free coffe/tea ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rubby Hostal

Address: Mindo, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Mindo
Price Range: $31 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 28
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“The rooms on the second floor had a bit of a better view although all rooms had a nice view.”
Manabita1988, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Norma's laptop used wifi so it must be available. Get 2nd floor rooms for best views. I opened the side window during the day so room be cooler when I returned.”
Cubecritter, 6 Dec 2014 | Read review
“upper floor with (slightly) better views and hammocks in front. They might also be a bit quieter, as the early birders getting up at 5 occasionally cause some noise in these all wooden cottages.”
FBNK, 1 Aug 2014 | Read review
“The room in the attic is really nice and enjoyable with a nice view into the "forest".”
Mir_DE_NL, 10 Feb 2014 | Read review
“There are some quality birds around the Rubby Hostel so to ease you into Birding Mindo then get a room upstairs. Last room on the right (away from town) is the one we had and we would not have changed.”
  • Room with a view!!
  • Hung over on new years day! Watching movie from our room.
  • One of the double bed rooms. Another single in here.
  • Bunk-bed and single bed room.
MarkoBeco, 3 Jan 2014 | Read review
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