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Hostal The Sea Garden House

Malecon del Sol y Avenida Misericordia, Playa de Olon, Montanita, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Quito, Ecuador
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The sea garden house is in an awesome location, right by the beach. The house is beautiful, the rooms are lovely, and it is super quiet and relaxing. The owners and staff are wonderful. It's only a $1.50 taxi ride to Montanita, so very easy to pop over at night and then back again for a proper sleep. And the... More

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19 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

If you don't mind spending a bit of money, and want to be close to a beautiful quiet beach, this place is for you! Olón doesn't seem to have too many cheap places to stay, but it's worth it for the relaxation and quiet, as well as the option to go into Montañita for some partying. My boyfriend and I... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Well, where to start. The owners are wonderful people, the rooms are nice and clean, almost freakishly so, they have a gorgeous kitchen with literally everything a backpacker could dream to cook with and then some. As many backpackers can attest to, the quality of the kitchen determines the quality of the stay, and man, this place delivered. And location!... More

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Clintondale, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Had been in Ecuador for six weeks and wanted to finish up our stay in a nice place by the ocean. We had heard several travelers rave about the sleepy town if Olon, so researched some accommodations and stayed at The Sea Garden Hostel. The rooms are unique, cleaned daily, and comfortable. There was no ac in the room, but... More

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Simcoe, Canada
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

My wife and I stayed there for two nights during our adventurous drive up the Pacific Coast. Driving in this country is a real task and should only be done if your thick skinned. Most Ecuadorians refuse to own cars and settle for the Taxi / Bus system. Well after a full day driving up from Playas we were ready... More

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Canmore, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Our stay at the Sea Garden was far too brief, just 3 nights, but even in that short amount of time we felt like we were a part of a wonderful, international family. Rodolfo, Marie and their dedicated team went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable. The food was simply excellent, especially given the pricing and we... More

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Breda, The Netherlands
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Along our road trip we've stopped in Olon for 2 days, and normally were not hostal people, but sometimes you must try something different. The owners are very nice people and breakfast is also very good. The rooms have no a/c but we are used to this temperature.

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

January 3, 2014 "You can't stay here," were the first welcoming words from the owner of the Sea Garden of Olon. This after an exhaustive 7 hours of driving, with 2 small children, and was in response to the owner seeing our dog. Rude and unprofessional is an understatement. A month prior we had confirmed our reservations, and to the... More

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Macamolo, Owner at Hostal The Sea Garden House, responded to this review

The booking was made without telling us the truth. When the lady did the booking she mentioned she was bringing a little dog. The lady’s dog was a very big dog and we did not want to have neither dog’s fights nor barking competition at night with our own dogs. Any of them would have disturbed not only everyone in... More

Milford, Ontario Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

There is just something about this place that makes you feel warm and comfortable. Like all Ecuador hotels it shares the usual water and power issues which the owners have no control over. The whole place is well maintained and the staff go way out of their way to make you happy. As a food lover, we had all are... More

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anchorage
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14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

My family and I really enjoyed staying at the Sea Garden and the Olon area in general. The garden/ sitting area is very relaxing. There are some very nice touches to the property and it is very clean. Try to get the tree house or one of the upper rooms so you have an ocean view. The food is good... More

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Address: Malecon del Sol y Avenida Misericordia, Playa de Olon, Montanita, Ecuador
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Location: Ecuador > Santa Elena Province > Montanita > Playa de Olon
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Number of rooms: 9
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