La Luna, Otavalo, Ecuador

This a friendly and relaxed, countryside hostel set up on the hillside behind Otavalo. Situated in the perfect spot amongst little farmhouses and on the fresh Andean slopes, Hosteria La Luna offers dormitory accommodation as well as private rooms and restaurant facilities. This is the perfect place to lie back in a hammock and take things at exactly your own pace!

Situated around 4km outside of Otavalo, this is the ideal choice for those wishing to avoid the hustle and bustle of the market town and an excellent base from with to explore the surrounding scenery including the popular Lagunas de Mojanda 10km further uphill. Having the advantage of peaceful countryside living, Hosteria La Luna is still only a 10 minute or 45 minute walk from town and of course the colourful markets.

Owners Kevin and Tamara Kidd along with their helpful local staff and four friendly dogs welcome guests to relax and enjoy the tranquility of their beautiful countryside hostel.
Hosteria La Luna offers a selection of private rooms sleeping between two and four people. There is also a spacious dormitory with eleven beds and a small self-catering area. Campers are welcome to set up their tents in the grounds and share facilities with the dormitory.

Rooms vary in price from $12.50 per person for private double with shared bath to $18 per person in a double en-suite with a fireplace. Dorm beds cost $8 and camping is available for $4 per person.

There's a large social area complete with open fireplace, DVD room, a bar and restaurant where guests can relax, chat with the friendly local staff and eat delicious, home-cooked meals using fresh, local and organic ingredients.

With it's fantastic location on the Andean slopes over looking Otavalo, many of the guests prefer to spend time outside, lazing in the hammocks or walking in the local community with one of the owners large and friendly Argentinean hounds!
How to get there...
To reach Hosteria La Luna, the best way the first time is by taxi since the hostel is about 4km outside of Otavalo. This should cost no more than $4.

There are buses which leave from the monument at the corner of Garcia Moreno and 31 de Octubre at 1pm and 6pm passing the hostel around 25 minutes later.

You can get to Hosteria La Luna by foot but it involves an uphill walk of around 1 hour and so most prefer to walk down the hill to town and come back by public transport!
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km 4 1/2
Via a Mojanda
09 315 6082
09 973 7415
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