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Hotel El Marques

Malecon de La Playa y Los Crotos | In Front of the Beach, Atacames EC080150, Ecuador
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The place is nice, common areas clean and well cared for. Rooms clean and cozy although beds could be bigger. The staff could do a whole lot better: they messed up the room we had asked for and took their time to make it right. Food is pretty expensive for the prices around town.

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El Marques A, Director de Recepción at Hotel El Marques, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of all of us at the Marques family we want to thank the time you took to share your experience with us. We appreciate your comments regarding the service of our staff, this help us to improve every day to serve you better. I hope soon, at this home in Atacames Best Regards, Ma. Fernanda Galarza... More 

Helsinki, Finland
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60 reviews 60 reviews
16 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Stayed here a couple of nights while visiting in Esmeraldas. I would not choose this one for holidays on the beach since it is a bit overpriced for a solo traveller. It is shiny and clean, but the air in my room was not fresh even though I got the windows open as soon as I got in. Bed and... More 

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El Marques A, Director de Recepción at Hotel El Marques, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of all of us at the Marques family we want to thank the time you took to share your experience with us. We are glad that your stay was pleasant and enjoyed our facilities and the warmth of our staff. I hope soon, at this home in Atacames. best regards, Ma. Fernanda Galarza Reception Manager More 

Salvador, BA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

If you like the real crowed and noise, the Marques is your place. Make sure to get there in the high season; in August. The hotel is as uninspired as a hotel can be. Small rooms, the pool without any shadow, overcrowded, the dining room as nice as a waiting hall in a third class airport. I would even not... More 

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El Marques A, Director de Recepción at Hotel El Marques, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of all of us at the Marques family we want to thank the time you took to share your experience with us. We appreciate your comments regarding the hotel infrastructure, we will take your opinion into account for future decisions on the remodeling of facilities. Best Regards, Ma. Fernanda Galarza Reception Manager More 

Bogota, Colombia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
8 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I stayed at the Marqués hotel for over a week because of a business trip. The rooms were good, the gym was not really a gym, and the service was average. I kind of thought a bit more of the place than what it really is but I was not disappointed. For what I really used it, it served it... More 

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El Marques A, Director de Recepción at Hotel El Marques, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of all of us at the Marques family we want to thank the time you took to share your experience with us. We are glad that your stay was pleasant and enjoyed our facilities and the warmth of our staff. I hope soon, at this home in Atacames. best regards, Ma. Fernanda Galarza Reception Manager More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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72 reviews 72 reviews
31 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

I stayed at Cielo Azul, but had 2 meals at El Marques and examined the property. The food was pretty good. The service nothing short of atrocious. The hotel has a nice size swimming pool, facing the road and surrounded by the hotel building. The room rate quoted to me, for a single person, in May, was $61, breakfast and... More 

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les laurentides
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Nicest hotel in the town of Atacames and probably the most expensive, the room did not have a toilet tissue holder, not because it at fallen from the wall, no it was non existent, shower head really basic, shower curtain rod was barely holding, only one table night lamp was broken, bed was not the quality for an hotel hoping... More 

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Cotacac
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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

El Marques is said to be the nicest hotel in Atacames and it may well be, and that's very sad. Old rooms, out-dated decor, tiny uncomfortable bathrooms... And for $120 a night. Clean and safe, however.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Hotel El Marques is one of the nicer hotels in Atacames, but also one of the most expensive hotels in Atacames. The style of the hotel, rooms and restaurant is similar to a Hilton or other chain hotel in the United States. The furniture and decor in the rooms were well-kept and everything worked in the rooms. The restaurant is... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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239 reviews 239 reviews
62 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

This is definitely the best hotel at Atacames beach. Hotel staff is very friendly and try their best to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Rooms are large but they are not very homey. Breakfast is so so ... Restaurant has very limited lunch/dinner options but there are many options in walking distance from hotel. There is small ice... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Considering the standards of hotels in Atacames, this hotel really makes a difference. Very secure, clean and well managed. I stayed here last year and was pleased with all the services I ejnjoyed of. Congrats to the staff and owners for proving a good option in Atacames.

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