Hotels in Riobamba, Ecuador

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Cheapest month:May
Most expensive month:October
Average price in Riobamba:$47/night
Cheapest price found:$7/night
Cheapest day:Saturday
Most expensive day:Monday
$19 - $107
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$28 - $36
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Cheapest hotels in Riobamba, Ecuador

Casa 1881
9.5 Excellent
Olmedo 24-43, Entre Espana Y Larrea, Riobamba, Ecuador
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0.6 km from city centre, Riobamba, Ecuador 

Casa 1881 provides 3-star accommodation in Riobamba. It offers free Wi-Fi, a concierge and a swimming pool.

$37
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Hotel Estacion
Av Unidad Nacional 29-15, Riobamba, Ecuador
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0.8 km from city centre, Riobamba, Ecuador 

Hotel Estacion is a comfortable setting when visiting Riobamba and is close to everything the area has to offer. It also offers luggage storage, free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception.

$37
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Hotel prices in Riobamba

3 stars

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Where to stay in Riobamba

About Riobamba

Known as the “Sultan of the Andes”, Riobamba is the gateway to the Heritage-listed Sangay National Park and snow-capped Chimborazo Mountain. Colorful artisan markets showcase Riobamba’s rich Quito culture, while impressive Spanish plazas display the town’s colonial heritage.

Things to do in Riobamba

Visit the Fería Artesanal Market, where thousands of villagers sell, buy and barter every Saturday morning in Plaza Roja. You can pick up vibrant hand-woven hammocks, locally roasted coffee beans and rich dark chocolate. Foodies can sample the local “Llapingacho”, a crispy potato cake served with peanut sauce.

Unforgettable mountain scenery awaits passengers on the Trans-Andean Railroad. Board the historic Ecuadorian Train and ascend the Devil’s Nose, a sheer mountain face with almost perpendicular walls. Marvel at the impressive feat of engineering, while taking in panoramic views of the narrow Chanchán Gorge and surrounding peaks.

Marvel at the exquisitely carved Baroque facade of Riobamba Cathedral. Reconstructed from white limestone in 1797, the cathedral's relief features a beautiful combination of indigenous and colonial sculptures. Afterward, stroll through Liberty Park to admire Riobamba’s beautiful neoclassical basilica, Ecuador's only round church.

Ride a mountain bike through the tropical rainforests of Sangay National Park or hike to the summit of Mount Chimborazo, the highest peak in Ecuador. Relish spectacular scenery of snow-covered peaks, alpine lakes and glaciers and spot native llamas and alpacas grazing in the Andean highlands.

Getting around Riobamba

You can fly into Cotopaxi International Airport in Latacunga, a 2.5-hour bus ride from Riobamba. Regular buses also arrive from major cities in Ecuador, including Quito, Guayaquil and Banos. Riobamba is a walkable city and has buses, taxis, tours and rental cars.

Facts about staying in Riobamba

  • What are the best hotels in Riobamba?

    La Merced Plaza Hostal is a very popular hotel in Riobamba, with a score of 8.4 from 314 reviews. Hotel El Altar (8.5 from 278 reviews) and Hotel Montecarlo (8.1 from 350 reviews) are also highly rated Riobamba hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.

  • How much do hotels in Riobamba cost?

    $46/night is the average price of a hotel in Riobamba, based on HotelsCombined searches over the last 3 days.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Riobamba?

    Prices for Riobamba hotels have been found for as low as $7/night over the last 3 days.

  • How much is a hotel in Riobamba tonight?

    Users have found prices for hotels in Riobamba tonight starting as low as $7, rising to an average cost of $39, based on searches in the last 72 hours.