Hostal Doña Esther



Juan Montalvo 444 y Bolivar OtavaloSee nearby area


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This small, Dutch-owned colonial-style hotel is cozy, with attractive rooms surrounding a courtyard ornamented with ceramics and ferns. The service is personable and there’s an attached restaurant.

Our independent authors have visited Hostal Doña Esther and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Otavalo.

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Our Hostal Doa Esther is a colonial styled small hotel in the center of Otavalo, very close to the famous Saturday crafts market and all other points of interest, We offer 12 rustic decorated rooms with private bathrooms and of course plenty of hot water. We also have a small apartment on top of the hotel, fit for 2 adults with or without small children. All the rooms are located around an inner courtyard filled with plants. Free WiFi available for guests. We don't have TV in the rooms. Children under 10 stay for free in their parents room. The new Quito airport is closer to Otavalo than to the center of Quito. We can arrange transport to and from the airport at every hour, or arrange transport for some tours in the area.

Our attached Restaurant rbol de Montalvo offers Mediterranean food, sometimes with a surprising Ecuadorian touch, as well as some typical Ecuadorian dishes. We also serve excellent pizzas baked in a traditional wood-burning oven. We use organic vegetables and purified water.

Please note that a 'hostal' in Ecuador doesn't necessarily mean the same as the English 'hostel'. Ours is more like a small hotel.

Services & facilities

  • Guest services
    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Transport/transfers
    • Airport Transfers
  • Parking
    • Bicycle Parking
  • Recreation
    • Book Exchange
    • Common Room
  • Restaurant/Café
    • Cafe
    • Restaurant
  • Wi-Fi/internet access
    • Free WiFi
  • Housekeeping
    • Housekeeping
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Linen Included
    • Towels Included
  • Luggage storage
    • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor space
    • Outdoor Terrace
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