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Ingolstadt, Germany
Reviewed 10 February 2014

It is a perfect place to relax and just be in a very natural place, without noise of the city. Excellent choice if you want to be with your couple and spend time in a romantic place. Prices aren't very low,but service is very good. I won't recommend this place for families, because there's no many activities for kids, so...

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing us for staying in Ibarra. It is, in fact, the most romantic place in the city, and we are constantly improving our service, and this year we are starting new projects so the kids of the families, will have places to play safely. It is a surprise that we hope you can live the...

Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States
Reviewed 2 December 2013

We stayed here with a volunteer group in November. Except for the long winding mountain road to get there , it is a beautiful quiet relaxing place. Spacious rooms, good restaurant, a specatcular view of the valley and city of Ibarra below make for a wonderful stay. Early morning walks up the winding room reveal views for the hardy walker!

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for leaving a review. We are glad you could enjoy all the peace La Estelita offers, and we hope you had a wonderful time and experience with us. Please come back again. Thank You!

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Reviewed 6 November 2013

Amazing hotel and restaurant We stayed in La Estelita two nights in the presidential suite and very positively surprised. The hotel is amazing; the room was huge with a fire place and a whirlpool with a perfect view to the city and the lake. The staff was very friendly and helped with every small request, such as preparing a sauna...

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for such wonderful review. We do our best in keeping the level of confort and service really high, so you can have a wonderful time staying with us. We really appreciate the visit. Thank You

London, Canada
Reviewed 3 November 2013

Up up up and up....up the mountain we go! Once there...in total awe...feeling on top of the world! My husband found La Estelita online while trip planning. We were totally intrigued by the beautiful photos and outstanding reviews (not to mention the more than reasonable rates!)...and decided to book it for the night of our daughter's 22nd birthday. We were...

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for such beautiful review. We loved having you here with us, and we thank you for choosing us to spend Clarita's birthday. As i told you personally, we try our best to make our guests feel more comfortable, this is why we choose a more personalized service, and this outcomes as becoming friends. We really hope you...

Aruba
Reviewed 19 October 2013 via mobile

This restaurant is simply amazing....the scenery, the view, the decor, the service...I have not been in Quito to any place like this...I recommend it to anyone...and if in the mood of some romance...just perfect...very nice food! Service is a bit slow, but it probably has to do with the fact that everything is made from scratch.

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for your review. We are always trying our best to make our guests feel like home, adding a little bit of peace and tranquility to their lives. As you said in the review, our plates are prepared from scratch, to ensure the quality and unbeatable taste of our food. We really hope to see you...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 15 October 2013

I knew it would be fantastic; I read the reviews and had to experience the hospitality. What an amazing place. Sure the road is a bit rough but it is well worth the ride up and down. Dinner was outstanding, the view spectacular and the charm and decor of the facilities was wonderful and a must see. The most fantastic...

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are really glad you liked our place, and we hope you visit us again. The road is being worked on, so maybe next time you visit us, the ride will be more pleasant for you. Thank you for getting to know us, and thank you for your visit. Thank You!

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2013

I think the only way to describe this place is "mind blowing"! The views are breathtaking and I spend most of our stay taking pictures. I would highly recommend the 'suite Estelita'. It has a fireplace which the staff kindly comes in and lights for you, a jacuzzi and being a corner room you get to admire the city of...

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for this amazing review. We hope you had an amazing experience, as we do everyday living in this wonderful place. Please make sure next time you visit us, also try our Jugo de Tomate de Arbol, thats a fruit maybe you haven't tried. Thank You again for this review, and me will be waiting next time...

Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 7 May 2013

Even thought I read many review complaning about the acces road to this beautiful hotel, It is far from true, I got there in a very low automobile in a very rainy day and it wasnt so hard as I thought. The first thing that would cross your mind If you ever been before in Ibarra is "Why you havent...

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank You for this review. It is true about the road, although it is not perfect, it is not a bad road to get to us. We are working really hard on it, and we really hope to get it fixed by 2014. Besides the bottle of wine, and the hot chocolate, next time you visit us, we...

Otavalo, Ecuador
Reviewed 4 March 2013

This place was absolutely amazing! The best time of day to go up is right before sunset (around 5pm everyday). After a winding, climbing road that you aren't sure is ever going to end, you finally stumble upon the beautiful entrance of La Estelita. And you realize it was well worth the wait. With it's eucalyptus tree-lined driveway with breathtaking...

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for this beautiful review. As i read the letters, i imagined every single detail you told in the review. It is true that La Estelita is a very quiet and romantic place, especially at 17:00pm - 18:00pm. Next time you come back, please try the Fruit Crepe (Crepe de Frutas). Thank you for including us in...

Hillside, NJ
Reviewed 26 October 2012

In all my trips to Ecuador, I have honestly never seen a place quite like this. The ride up is a bit more than bumpy, but I heard that the road is on the way to be paved like much of the infrastructure in Ecuador. It's almost hard to describe the sense of tranquility and peace you experience the moment...

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Ivan J, Propietario at La Estelita, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We really appreciate this review. It is true that we are working on paving the road. It will be ready by 2014. It is also true about the peace and tranquility La Estelita offers. All of our guests say the same thing, and describe it as the Most quiet and Romantic place in Ibarra. We really hope to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
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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 - £79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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