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Hostal Cloud Forest

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

The hostel is located at the northern end of the village Chugchilan, the best starting point for hiking’s on the Quilotoa Loop. Hostal Cloud Forest is an eco-friendly, clean and welcoming hostel, runned by a lovely ecuadorian family, that is well-known for its delicious food as well as its great location. It is the perfect place to stay for your trip.
We have everything you need: huge breakfast and dinner (incl. gluten-free, vegetarian and/or vegan options), lunch-boxes, free wifi, hot water, game-room (incl. billiard, table tennis, football-table,...), bar & cafe, reading-room, lounge with wood-burning stove, terrace with hamocks, mini-market, hiking-information/maps, laundry-service, transportation-services,...
Most of our guests come by foot on the famous Quilotoa Loop Hike. But there are as well buses coming to the village: 3 times a day from Latagunca. The hike from Quilotoa to Isinlivi, passing the River Toachi and Chugchilan is considered to be one of the most beautiful trails in Ecuador.
For those who have time, a 2-nights stay is perfect to go horseriding to the cloud forest, inca ruins and/or cheese factory with a knowledgeable guide and discover more about this lovely region. You can rent horses to go to Quilotoa or Isinlivi too.
The rooms are decorated with wood and stone. The beds have a few blankets to keep you really warm by night. Each room has a private bathroom with hot water shower. The entrance door to each room can be closed with a key.
There is a mini-market with the most necesary things in the reception and aditionally we have a cafe & bar. Next door you can also find a bakery and minimarket. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.2

  • Security 9.0

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 8.3

  • Cleanliness 9.1

  • Facilities 8.6


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    08 Aug 2019
    Beautiful calm atmosphere! The staff and hospitality was fantastic highly recommend
    New Zealand, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    28 Jun 2019
    Really great place to stay after a long day of hiking. Tasty meals, friendly staff. It was so nice when a staff member asked us if we wanted for him to warm our room . He started fire in wood burning stove and it felt so wonderful.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 9.7

    Superb

    16 Aug 2019
    Great hostel! Had an excellent stay
    Australia, Couple, 31-40
  • 9.7

    Superb

    29 Jun 2019
    The location was perfect. Accommodations were great. It would’ve been helpful if the staff could’ve spoke a little bit more English but that’s not their fault I should be able to speak better Spanish. I would stay here again without question. The food was good the helpfulness and cheerfulness of the staff was great
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 9.7

    Superb

    09 Jun 2019
    Really nice place to stay for a night when doing the Quilotoa loop. The hostal is massive and has a sick games room so its a great place to meet people after a day of hiking. The food is pretty good and the rooms are very cozy (lots of sick hammocks too!).
    Canada, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    14 Jul 2019
    Had everything we needed Easy to get to on the Quilotoa loop. Helpful staff and fast laundry service
    Australia, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    31 Aug 2019
    Great atmosphere. Really good and filling dinner and breakfast. Lovely, well kept and cared for hostel. No English spoken, but lovely family running it, very helpful and welcoming.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    21 Jun 2019
    The staff here were lovely. A group of us doing the Quilotoa loop were freezing at night so the owner brought his own space heater into our dorm room which was so kind! The food is great too!
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    25 Sep 2019
    This hostel is a go-to for people hiking the Quilotoa Loop. Atmosphere is nice, cute hammocks on the terraces and WiFi. The staff are also very helpful with giving further details of the hike. Our dorm room didn't lock though, nor did the bathroom and there weren't any lockers I was aware of.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    02 Aug 2019
    Nice location and good food. However they upgraded my room to a private room, the bad was unbelievably hard, so i was glad to use the extra blankets to lay a bit softer. I noticed when i came back from hiking somebody has gone trough my stuff. Although i had nothing valuable in the room and nothing was missing its never a pleasent experience noticing somebody did that. I made the bed myself in the morning but i found the bedsheets messed up when i came back.
    Netherlands, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Restaurant
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


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