Hostal Chasqui

Piedrahita 141, Otavalo, Ecuador | Hostel
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This hostel is located on Piedrahita 141, Otavalo.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHostal Chasqui Otavalo

    Reviewed by wildkriv

    Room with a view...

    Reviewed Sep 11, 2014
    by (54 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Huge double room with ensuite, porch(!) and large balcony with a great view over Otavalo. Really comfortable bed plus TV with DVD player and films! Good location just a few minutes walk to the centre. Really friendly and informative host. Good kitchen with communal area.

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    Reviewed by hastie_gringo

    most helpful owner EVER

    Reviewed Oct 28, 2013
    by (4 reviews) , New Zealand Flag of New Zealand

    Roberto is the most helpful person I have ever come across! From Otavalo highlights to Colombian border crossing tips the man is a bottomless pit of information. Facilities good too.

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    Reviewed by josiejojo


    Reviewed May 10, 2012
    by (18 reviews) Sydney , Australia Flag of Australia

    value for money, double beds, ensuite, TV and DVD player. Roberto the owner is so super helpful, he gives you loads of information things to do in the area. Kitchen is huge and has eveything you need. Great views from the terrace

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    Reviewed by rom.freiman

    Nice and cousy

    Reviewed Mar 1, 2012
    by (1 review) , Israel Flag of Israel

    The owner is very nice and helpfull, gives good explanation and map. The rooms are nice and comfortable. the water is very hot,

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    Reviewed by lynnsey


    Reviewed Oct 20, 2011
    by (4 reviews) Seattle , United States Flag of United States

    We stayed at Hostal Chasqui for five nights. The bed was the most comfortable bed we have slept in which says a lot considering we have been traveling for three months and have stayed in many different hostels. We paid $9 per person. Private bedroom with private bathroom included. Laundry is free. Kitchen for you to cook in. Hot water. Towels included.

    The best part about the stay was the owner, Roberto. He goes out of his way to make you feel comfortable not only in his hostel but in Otavalo. We had an incident with our camera and he offered to come with us to, the shop, to help communicate/translate on our behalf. WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

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    Reviewed by lizandkev

    Great place to stay

    Reviewed Aug 17, 2011
    by (1 review) London , International Flag of International

    We stayed in Hostal Chasqui for 3 nights. Roberto the owner is fantastic - very friendly and gave us some great information and advice on what to do with our days in the area. Would definitely recommend staying here.

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    Reviewed by slowayround

    Nice hostel, excellent host

    Reviewed Feb 21, 2011
    by (4 reviews) Eureka, California, USA , United States Flag of United States

    Roberto was the highlight with his generous nature, and willingness to help in any way. Hostel was nice, clean, quiet, and had everything we needed, including full kitchen with a view of Otavalo. The best hostel we visited in Ecuador. Thanks Roberto!

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Hostal Chasqui Otavalo

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from Otavalo


    A travel blog entry by wildkriv on Sep 11, 2014

    8 photos

    We came to Otavalo for one main reason - to get involved in the town's giant Saturday market, where traditionally dressed indigenous people sell handicrafts and alpaca numbers to the hordes of gringos who pour in to find a bargain. There was an astounding array of goods on offer at the Plaza de Ponchos and the market swelled endlessly into the …

    In and around Otavalo open air markets

    A travel blog entry by lynsey_and_john on Aug 09, 2013

    121 photos

    Otavalo Artesanal Market

    As the previous blog states, our journey to Otavalo begins the next day with one of the biggest open air markets in the world. We especially wanted to make the journey to Otavalo on Friday as the market only takes place once a week on a Saturday. Luckily, we got there at 11pm, so went straight to bed, ready for a …

    The Quilotoa loop, Quito and Otavalo. ..

    A travel blog entry by hastie_gringo on Oct 28, 2013

    16 photos

    The Quilotoa loop
    At around 150km in length its a little too far to trek it in the time we have available. What about biking it?....Amanda suggests. Great idea! We start the research to see if its doable. It is.....until I find an elevation profile which shows a 1100 metre climb to 3914 metres on the first day. That would require more than the …

    First Week of Teaching

    A travel blog entry by corriepoland


    ... now I live with one Dutchman, one Scottish lad) made by our lovely host mother, Gladys.
    6:00a: Join the rest of the volunteers heading to school on the mini-bus. Ride up into the hills for about an hour and then hike another 30 minutes to school. (See video of the amazing scenery)
    7:30a: Arrive at Muenala, the name of the school that I am at...Volunteers are divided into 3 different schools. Right now there are 7 volunteers. Unfortunately, that ...

    Live Snails, Lime Juice, Plastic Bag

    A travel blog entry by ppoythress


    The four of us headed out of Quito and aimed for the Otavalo Market. The Otavalo Market is reputably one of the most amazing indigenous markets in the Americas, highlighting Ecuadorean culture, textiles, and the Andes.

    We cross the equator one more time and stop for photos for Vicki. THIS appears to be the location of my motorcycle riding bloggers. I love it - big orange equatorial pole and all! It is a curious feeling ...