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Hosteria Rose Cottage Reviews

Mojandita, Otavalo, Ecuador

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80 Total Reviews
  • 72%Value For Money
  • 84%Security
  • 72%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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Don't let the location put you off - this is an amazing place to stay in Otavalo. It's a $3 taxi ride to/from the hostel, or a 30 min walk. If you're there on a Saturday a free transfer to the market is provided. Breakfast is excellent and for $7 you can buy a dinner in the evening - nice big portions too! Rosa, the owner is a lovely woman and goes out of her way to make sure you enjoy your tine there. There are a variety of hikes into the surrounding valleys clearly explained in the hostel too


A hostel with so much potential but quite a few improvements needed to get there. When we arrived the lady offered us dinner for $7 and we were offered a large plate of food, she also said you could buy an array of drinks and snacks. When dinner came we were given a small plate of curry. We tried to buy drinks and the only soft drinks they had was a glass of coke. I asked for some water, and bearing in mind this hostel is 3km from the centre, they didn't have any drinking water, not even bottle

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Your comment about the dinner is wide of the mark, but it is true that night we had low stocks of drinks as a big group had just left the night before, so we are sorry about that.Readers should know that we obviously normally have plenty of soft drinks and drinking water is normally plentiful and free, and the our dinners are known for their generous portions which include main and dessert for everyone. We hope you enjoyed our view,maybe played some tennis whilst you were with us.


Awesome spot right on the country side. A little ways outside of otavalo but certainly worth it if you're looking for peace and quiet

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