Hotel Doña Esther Otavalo
hostal Doña Esther is a small, cozy hotel in the center of Otavalo, on walking distance from the famous Saturday market and near the central park. We offer 12 rooms, all situated around the Green inner courtyard, and a small apartment on top of the hotel, suitable for a small family or just the 2 of you. All rooms have their own private bathroom.
Our restaurant Arbol de Montalvo offers mediterrean food, with an Ecuadorian twist. Our pizzas made in the traditional woodburning oven are famous! Come to see for yourself, you're always welcome!
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Hotel Hacienda Cusín Otavalo
A restored, 400 year-old Andean hacienda with several acres of perennial gardens, 70 minutes from Quito's new international airport. Haciendacusin.com.
This spacious property has 42 guest rooms and suites, furnished with antiques and selected Andean crafts and log-burning fireplaces.
Rates include breakfast, optional log-fire, access to wi-fi, sports facilities. Activities include: horse-riding, mountain biking, squash, volleyball, basketball, valley and mountain walks, children's play area, cinéma/movie house, local markets and craft villages. Transfers to/from Quito's airport and city, tours of Spanish colonial Quito.
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Hotel Balcón del Lago Otavalo
Balcon Del Lago is situated in San Rafael, there are several bungalows in a rustic style with view over the San Pablo Lake. Made with stones and wood, with many details.
Theses bungalows are equipped with chimeneys and private bathrooms with hot water. There is a wonderful view over the San Pablo Lake and the Imbabura and Cotacachi volcano.
The reception is open 24h. There is in the building a garden and terrace. There is also a little shop at 2min walk where you can buy snacks etc.
Balcon Del Lago is at 5min from Otavalo and 90min from the airport Mariscal Sucre of Quito.
In Otavalo you will find the Peguche's Fall, the Poncho Market, and other craftsmanships. In San Rafael you can discover the Inca's Stones, the history of the Coraza, and the elaboration of the "totora" from natives (the totora is a plant with which you can make all sort of incredible things like keyrings or furnitures etc..
Don't hesitate in coming at this very peaceful place far from the busy cities but close of many activities.