This hotel has a nice rustic "Old Hacienda" theme to it.
We where allowed to switch rooms to a room with one big bed after being told that the only room available was one with two small beds the first night. We stayed here for the Saturday Market and had a bit of trouble getting a reservation. Ended up booking online to circumvent the receptionist who wouldn't make a reservation for us without full payment transfer. Apparently people in Ecuador make reservations over the phone only not to show up.
Our hotel experience was mostly positive even though this place seems like it could use a renovation on the room interiors especially in the bathrooms.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Dona Esther is a small colonial style B&B in the center of Otavalo, near the famous Saturday crafts market and all other activity. With only 12 rooms and a family room for 4 on the top floor, we can keep it personal. Your room has a view on the green inner court yard, so you can take a seat outside your room and enjoy a glass of beer or wine after a day of activities. Our restaurant with a delicious and inventive menu is just downstairs, our reading room has enough books to buy or exchange and the Wifi is free for guests. A choice of breakfasts available. Restaurant closed on monday evening. ... more less
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