Hostal Dona Esther

Address: Juan Montalvo 4-44 y Bolivar, Otavalo, 0000, Ecuador | Inn
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHostal Dona Esther Otavalo

Reviewed by rien

very nice place

Reviewed Sep 6, 2010
by (11 reviews) Rotterdam , Netherlands Flag of Netherlands

Very nice place to stay with friendly dutch owner. The restaurant services nice food too

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TripAdvisor Reviews Hostal Dona Esther Otavalo

4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

Travel Blogs from Otavalo

Otavalo, Ecuador

A travel blog entry by fernbob on Feb 07, 2015

2 comments, 42 photos

... walk at the beginning, but once we got off the main road and started on the dirt trail, it was a different story! We had to stop every 50 to 100 metres or so to catch our breath. It seems we are still affected by the altitude.

The falls were interesting, not Niagara, but high and full of water. There were a lot of locals here enjoying an outing. Took a few pictures, and then walked into the town. Most of the shops were closed, and none of ...


A travel blog entry by ktowell on Feb 04, 2015

8 comments, 8 photos

... school, which I didn't do, either.

I mostly just eavesdrop, when I can, because then I don't have to act interested when I'm not.

After it's been established where people are from, travelers immediately start trying to one up each other about where they've been and that makes me cranky, too, because, like I just said, what's important is that they are here with me, now, not where they've been that I haven't.



A travel blog entry by paulcolver on Jan 25, 2015

... tank was empty when I set out on my hunt for lunch. Restaurants are scarce here as most of the food is to be had from street vendors, and street vendors are scarce on Sunday. I made it to the park and was taking a rest when the loud clear voice I had heard the previous day rung out in cadence, 'Coco, una dol ar’. It is white, has ice in it, comes in a great bucket and is ladled into a clean plastic cup with a clean plastic straw. Other than the ice and the water what ...

Saturday market, children's zip line & tennis

A travel blog entry by mattheeley on Aug 15, 2014

16 photos

... when we arrived about from the usual roaming dogs and after 10 minutes if walking around all the buildings (red and white structures on a hill top) and ringing a bell we found hung in the garden we eventually found a member of staff. After checking in, as the only guests in the hostel, we started to explore the grounds a little. I found a zip line and tried flying down it, only to hit the ground about half way. It turns out the ...

Easter Saturday - Otavalo Market

A travel blog entry by lucywillson on Apr 19, 2014

26 photos

... animals had been sold other than a few sheep, but we did see little pens and cages of guinea pigs, pigeons, chickens, ducklings and a rabbit. Next to the market I noticed a stand making and selling the same type of delicious batter things that I saw in Ambato at Carnival, so I bought and ate two; then some of the others bought one.

Indigenous Otavalo people all still wear traditional dress ...