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Hostal Coco Loco

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Fernando Cassis, Malecon, Canoa, Ecuador
Hostal Coco Loco
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located in a great place but unfortunately our group decided to leave after one night. The room was full of sand when we arrived and the rest just didn't feel clean. The bathroom shower was not very usable as the water would overflow and so you would have to wait for it to drain. The toilet had stuff growing in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place, amazing staff, don't expect the ritz but it's got it all with a private feeling located right on the beach! Awesome hammocks, pool table and a fun bar with cool people every day :)) I have to write more so il say I've stayed at a lot of hostal and this is the most at home iv felt... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I do not recommend staying at Coco Loco. The toilets were perpetually blocked, which seems to have been the case for months, yet received no attention from the owner. The dorm was never cleaned, except by paying customers who couldn't stand the squalor any longer. Despite being on the equator, there were no fans in the rooms, and we had... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Pool table and the bar were awesome to have, but our room smelt like musty sewage, we had a fair number of large bug friends in our room, and the bathrooms were super clogged all of the time. The price was good, I highly recommend you check out your room before you decide to stay there

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

My husband and I were passing through Canoa and stayed right on the beach in Coco Loco. We had a private room for a great price. There were a lot of other travelers there, so it was a great place to meet people and find out what was going on in town. Good WIFI and there's a pool table! Fun... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

A friendly staff and relaxed Feeling you get when You get here makes you want to stay indefenetly sadly this isnt possible but comming here from the north and south is a thing you should do more than once. accomodations are bacic but clean the hangout area is cossy and comfortable so I would say if you like the backpackers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

So I arrive after a long bus journey, I stumble across a cool looking hostal on the beach. When I checked in I'm surrounded by backpackers from everywhere relaxing and having a drink or two. Very cool music, good grilled food - alcohol at local shop prices and hammocks, outside pool table shaded cover and sun spots. Not one word... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

When I was living in Bahia and first started surfing in Canoa, this was the place I would always come to eat, drink beer, leave my backpack, etc. while I was out in the water. Since then I continue to come back over and over, and always have had a great experience. The owner, Elizabeth, is very sweet. Coco Loco... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The recent reviews here are right.. Coco Loco is pretty run down. Your Lonely Planet guide raves about this place, but Coco Loco has definitely seen better days. I literally have yet to see unclogged toilets, and the whole place is a bit musty. The owner is a nice gal who sounds jaded and tired of running the place. It's... More 

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hostalcocoloco, Owner at Hostal Coco Loco, responded to this review

Well no, Coco Loco isn't new anymore. She has seen a lot of great times had by a lot of great people. I wouldn't say she is run down, just older and wiser. I like to think the Coco Loco has character. We have a full time maintainance man who keeps things running as smoothly as you can in front... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Ok, so my wife and I stayed here our last night in Canoa…It was nice that the owner took in some dogs or cared for them but they crapped every where and were like dying. It was a very sad sight to see. The place kinda smelled and our room was very musty. The public bathrooms were always clogged and... More 

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hostalcocoloco, Owner at Hostal Coco Loco, responded to this review

Yes, I do feed street dogs. Yes, we do work with an awesome group of travelling animal doctors to spay and neuter street dogs and cats. If one has a poo we clean it up right away. My three year old plays in this yard, There is not poo everywhere. There is no smoking in rooms or anywhere indoors. People... More 

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