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Portland, Maine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing property located 5km up in the mountain above Ibarra. The views from the rooms are gorgeous, the pool and the restaurant are absolutely fabulous. The rooms are very spacious, comfortable and clean. We loved the sitting area with views of the city and the volcanoes. The staff was very nice and (even though we didn’t speak...

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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

que hermosa vista desde la estelita, el hotel es super lindo muy acogedor tiene lindas habitaciones y muy buena comida. it is very pretty and comfy, the food is very good and the view is awesome. Although the road is not in good shape, when you get to La Estelita it is worth it.

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Erie, Colorado
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We were hoping for beautiful views of the city, the sunset, and city lights, but the clouds moved in and created a different atmosphere, egually spectacular and exciting. Our waiter was great, and we really enjoyed all our menu selections. The whipped cream for our coffee was a fun final touch to a perfect enjoyable evening and dining experience. We...

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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing! Excellent place! If you want to have a romantic getaway at third of the price of Europe, this is the place. The views are to die for. And the service is just wonderful. We couldn't ask for more. Request suite 5 "Estelita" and dont miss the paragliding experience.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I'm going to be brutally honest...La Estelita is hard to find, hard to get to and hard to navigate. BUT...if you do make the effort, you will be so glad you did. First of all, the hotel is perched high on a mountain top and the road to get to it is not the easiest to navigate as it is...

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Reviewed 17 August 2016

The rest of La Estelita was average. The road up to the hotel is unmade and very bumpy. No one to greet us as we arrived early. Not made to feel very welcome when someone did arrive. The whole feeling of the place was that no-one really cared - all rather unprofessional. I had asked a couple of weeks before...

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Japan
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

A great place to relax with great views of Ibarra and the mountains. Location: Nested in the mountains. 5Km via Yuracrucito. There are 3 ways to access the place: own car, taxi, or bus. Own car: your smart phone and use any traffic app. [I used Waze and uploaded the route from a place with wifi ] Taxi: from Ibarra...

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Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Everything was amazing. Beautiful views, beautiful rooms, amazing food, friendly staff. And what must be the best shower in the entire country. I can't recommend this place enough. The picture is the view from my room at night.

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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful time with our family, the hotel is beautiful and have friendly staff. We arrived in the afternoon and the check in process was fast. In the night we all went to have dinner on the hotel restaurant and WOW!!!, we got delicious food and awesome drinks. Next morning we went for a family walk and in...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Amazing view but make sure to have your map with you so you can find it. Very clean, friendly staff as well. There is a big dog roaming around, he is nice and very polite though. I love the pool! The food is very good, and breakfast was great. Only thing is accessibility, you'll definitely need a car to drive...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
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Additional Information about La Estelita

Address: Km. 5 Via Yuracrucito, a 3 Km. del Arcangel, Ibarra 100150, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Imbabura Province > Ibarra
Price Range: £63 - £191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“The rooms looking out to the West have spectacular views”
 of 5 bubbles WJD_CO, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“High and on the end”
 of 5 bubbles 763timg, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on higher levels are more peaceful”
 of 5 bubbles 84adams, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
“all rooms offer large windows with great views”
 of 5 bubbles dantzingman, 4 Jun 2015 | Read review
“I don't think you can get a bad room. The construction is fairly new. The room I stayed in was spacious, had amazing view of the volcanoes and was tastefully decorated.”
 of 5 bubbles rosalindap23, 7 Mar 2015 | Read review
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