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Hotels in Imbabura
Remember that Saturday is market day in Otavalo, so you should book in advance if planning to stay Friday or Saturday night. Stay in the town to soak up the atmosphere, or out of town if you prefer a quieter situation. Some of the out of town hotels can be a long (but often beautiful) walk away if you do not have a car.
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Otavalo and San Pablo
Posada de Quinde -comfortable and popular hotel near the centre of Otavalo with a beautiful courtyard setting . Previously known as Ali Shingu, the hotel was bought in 2010 by industrious Californian Maggie Reniers and remains and extremely popular destination. We have stayed here a couple of times and have no hesitation in recommending it.
Calle Quito con M. Egas, Otavalo
Tel: (593) 6 2920750
Cabañas El Rocio -chalet cabins set in gardens in a quiet part of Otavalo near the center, and not far from the animal market.
Barrio "San Juan", Panamericana Norte
Tel: (06) 2 924 606
Hosteria Cabañas del Lago -
Hotel with individual cabins on the shore of Lago San Pablo -boat hire and watersports available but not cheap.
Casa Mojanda -
A dramatic mountainside inn, organic farm and retreat located above the town of Otavalo in the foothills of Mojanda featuring spacious rammed earth cottages with magnificent mountain vistas.
Tel: (593) 6 292 2986 or (593) 9 973 1737
Mailing address: Casa Mojanda, Apartado 160,
Otavalo, Ecuador
Casa Quinde -
A large private home to let, set in an idyllic location in the grounds of El Monasterio de Cusín, just outside Otavalo. The house is constructed in a traditional rustic style and offers accommodation for up to six people from one week up to three months.
San Pablo del Lago, Imbabura.
Tel: 099 602 855
Hostal Doña Esther -
Small hotel in the centre of Otavalo with restaurant Árbol de Montalvo in the inner courtyard. Fairly basic, but friendly and has a nice pizza oven. Can provide secure off street parking a short walk away, too.
Juan Montalvo 444, Otavalo
Tel: (593) 6 2920 739
Hotel Otavalo -traditional hotel in the centre of Otavalo not far from the Plaza de Ponchos.
Roca 504 y Juan Montalvo, Otavalo
Tel: (593 6) 292.3712 / 292.4999
IMG_0808.JPGLas Palmeras Inn -
Located a short way out of town, in a converted guinea pig farm. The hotel offers private garden cottages with roaring log fires, surrounded by tranquil organic gardens in the shadow of Imbabura and Cotacachi volcanoes.
Tel/fax: (593)-6-292-2607
Puerto Lago -l
Located on the shore of the lake San Pablo with a breathaking view of the Imbabura Volcano a few minutes away from Otavalo, and its Indian Market. The hotel has an extremely popular restaurant offering excellent Ecuadorian and international cuisine -we generally try to have lunch here at some point when visiting the area.
Lago San Pablo y Panamericana Norte, Otavalo, Imbabura
Tel: (593) 6 2920-920 / (593) 6 2920-900
Riviera Sucre -
The oldest hotel in Otavalo, in a colonial courtyard building with stone fountains.
Garcia Moreno 380 y Roca, Otavalo
Tel: 593 6 2920 241

Cotacachi and San Antonio de Ibarra

Hostel Ajavi -
Luxury hotel with conference facilities in Ibarra.
Reservaciones y ventas en Ibarra, Mariano Acosta 1638,
Tel: (593) 06 2955-555; 2955-221; 2955-787.
Hosteria Los Pinos de Cuicocha -
Lodgings and restaurant on a working organic farm located in Quiroga in the district of Cotacachi, Imbabura Province.
Cotacachi, Imbabura
Tel: (593) 9 640 1401
Casa Luna -
A small cosy bed and breakfast in the community of 'Pilchibuela' about 750m from the centre of Cotocachi.
Comunidad Pilchibuela, Cotacachi
Tel: 00593-6-2914000
Chorlavi -
Beautiful hotel set around the courtyard of an old hacienda. Has everything -pool, jacuzzi, tennis, squash, conference suite. You can just visit the very good restaurant and wander the grounds. Live music anmd dancing at weekends.
Panamerica Sur, Km 4.5 Ibarra
Tel (5932) 262932222
Meson de las Flores -
Elegant colonial style courtyard hotel just off the main high street in Cotacachi. Owned by American Gary Scott, the hotel is beautifully maintained and very quiet. Free wifi but haven't been able to find a website.
G. Moreno 1357 y Sucre
Tel (593) 06 916-009
La Mirage -
Luxury hotel and spa resort with exquisite rooms just outside Cotacachi -fine food while watching peacocks and humming birds in the gardens.
Cotacachi- Ecuador
Tel : 593-6-2915-237
Hosteria Pantavi -
Country lodge, located between the Chota valley and Tumbabiro, in a typical rural andean region of Imbabura. The lodge main house was erected upon the old foundations of the San Clemente hacienda building.
Km. 6 en la via Salinas - Tumbabiro Provincia de Imbabura
Phone:(593) 2 2347 476

See also Haciendas.

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