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Plantas y Blanco Hostel Banos Ecuador

8.3
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

We are the hostel with the best location in the city with a rooftop bar and panoramic views of the surrounding area - mountains, a waterfall and the entire city of Baños!

The iconic Plantas y Blanco Hostel, also known as P&B, is famous for bringing together amazing people. You can sit by the campfire, play the guitar, have a PlayStation break, enjoy billiards, and TV room with Netflix.

Breakfasts served in the café on the panoramic terrace, which are a perfect way to start the day. You can order here freshly squeezed juices, homemade marmalade, fruit salads, raw options, or go traditional with scrambled eggs and homemade freshly-baked bread with coffee.
We strive for the highest standards in cleanliness, and have a full time staff that help us keep every corner of our hostel clean, every day. We´re always willing to help and are eager to get to learn about your adventures.

You can taste our specialties in gourmet dinners and cocktails in both the rooftop bar and the restaurant next door (surprise! It´s also ours!) The restaurant has a very special atmosphere that you have to feel for yourself, so we won´t ruin the surprise by trying to describe it.
To chill, you can spend time with a book on a lawn chair, or hammock, get a massage on-site, or go to nearby hot springs, there is also the option of ordering a steam bath right here in the hostel. Did we mention we´re the largest hostel in town? That´s right! Even people from other hostels come hang out with us!

A list of services? Oh man, here we go: fiber optic internet connections and blazingly fast Wifi, open kitchen, hot showers, computers, shared minibar, laundry, book Exchange, board games, free luggage storage, PlayStation, pool table, ping pong ,slackline, Netflix, bonfire, musical instruments, massages, rooftop bar, camping options, free stuff, tours, planned activities, dinner specials, bike rides, and lots more.

This place is an ideal starting point for nearby hikes or organized tours. The bar and cafeteria are located on the 3rd floor, open daily.

Drive:

The hostel is 100 meters from the main square with the church. From the bus station it is about 7 minutes on foot. Travel time from individual places:
- Quito 3.5 hours
- Guayaquil 6 hours
- Cuenca 7.5 hours
- Montañita 9 hours

Hostel Plantas y Blanco

Check in from 13:00
Check out until 12:00.

Payment in cash, no additional fees (tax included).

Cancellation: up to 48 hours before arrival - free.

Breakfast is not included in the price.

Reception open 24 hours a day.

No curfew.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.4

  • Security 8.7

  • Location 9.5

  • Staff 8.5

  • Atmosphere 7.4

  • Cleanliness 8.1

  • Facilities 7.9


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    17 Nov 2018
    Absolutely loved my stay here! It was super affordable and had everything I was looking for in a hostel. It was very easy to walk everywhere. I really enjoyed having the bar on the roof! I would definitely stay here again.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    22 Nov 2018
    The staff was super friendly and really helpful concerning all my questions and just general recommendations:) the lockers are only big enough for small backpacks, but I felt safe. The breakfast was really good, and the rooftop terrace is great in the evenings with a fireplace and great views! They offer a lot of services, e.g. cheap laundry and luggage storage. Can only recommend!
    Germany, Female, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    30 Dec 2018
    spacious rooms. beds a bit squeaky and few lockers and power points. room didn't get cleaned during my 3 day stay (but was over holiday period so maybe short staffed?) soap and towels provided. kitchen available but only after midday and no fridge. they let us put music on through bluetooth speakers but otherwise the vibe was a bit average
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 6.0

    Good

    21 Dec 2018
    The hostel was completely empty when we got there. They gave us a room given on the street so we could hear everything, worst night we had in our trip since you hear everything and the windows vibrate when cars are passing by. Also you can't bring booze from outside and even if you're suppose to have access to kitchen, they won't allow you from 7am to 11am even when there's no one. Their communal area however is great with chilling lounge/tv, pool table and baby foot table, big rooftop.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
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Facilities

General
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Self-Catering Facilities
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
Entertainment
  • PlayStation
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included

Things to Note

Plantas y Blanco Hostel Banos Ecuador Policies & Conditions:

Hostel Plantas y Blanco

Check in from 13:00
Check out until 12:00.

Payment in cash, no additional fees (tax included).

Cancellation: up to 48 hours before arrival - free.

Breakfast is not included in the price.

Reception open 24 hours a day.

No curfew.


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