We only stayed here one night during a tour of Ecuador, but this was one of the most memorable hotels I've been to. The rooms are beautifully done-out in a rustic style and the beds are enormous. The food is first class, and there is a lovely sitting room, with a real log fire, where you can relax with a drink. The service is excellent and really friendly. The Hacienda has its own lovely grounds, but the highlight of the stay had to be the fantastic views of the Tungurahua volcano, which was erupting at the time. The nights might have been a tad noisier than is usual, but it's a night I'll never forget!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hacienda Manteles, a hotel near Banos, awaits your visit, offering you a homely and welcoming atmosphere in one of the most beautiful haciendas in Ecuador. Manteles, built in 1965 was transformed into a hotel in 1992. Little by little, the property has been remodelled and refurbished to include all the home comforts and services that our guests deserve. Located 18km from the town of Banos and offering stunning views of the active Tungurahua Volcano, the hacienda has become a 'must see' during any trip to Ecuador.The natural environment and ecotourism come together in Hacienda Manteles. Along with the wonderful gardens surrounding the main house, the hacienda encompasses a 200 hectare area of protected primary and secondary cloud forest, through which one can reach the entrance to the mystical Llanganates National Park. This forest, among other wonders, is home to an abundance of wild orchids and animals. For those who love mountain biking, horseback riding, hiking and trekking Hacienda Manteles offers the perfect setting, with a whole network of natural trails to really enjoy these activities. The surrounding peaks of the Andes provide the perfect back drop for an unforgettable visit. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hacienda Manteles Hotel Banos