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The Eco Hotel Arena Blanca

Av. Quito y Av. Tulcan, Ecuador
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Cartagena, Bolivar, Colombia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Stayed there while diving and fishing in September. It was a nice place with large rooms and comfortable beds. There was always plenty of hot water clean rooms. The breakfast was good and the staff was extremely friendly and helpful. The only negative was that it was a long walk to the waterfront or a taxi ride. I would stay... More

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Marin County
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We just returned from Ecuador...and found the hotel clean, pool nice, hot showers, but the best was the staff. The desk person is a very helpful young man from Cuba...I believe he has only been there a couple months. But he was incredible. My husband left his wallet in backseat of taxi...and was trying to catch the taxi...this young man... More

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Rafael C, Gerente at The Eco Hotel Arena Blanca, responded to this review

Dear guests, We are very thankfull for your great review. We always do what we can in order to help our guests. I will notify to our staff about your opinion. We will be more than happy to assist you the next time you come to Ecuador. Best wishes, Ing. Rafael Alejandro Cuza Villarreal More

Fort Worth, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Location is about a 15 minute uphill walk from the waterfront near the pier. Normally this wouldn’t be an issue because taxi rides are only $1, however we were never lucky enough to get a taxi from the hotel down to the pier. We probably could have asked the hotel to call us one, but instead we ended up walking... More

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Rafael C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at The Eco Hotel Arena Blanca, responded to this review
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Estimada pasajera, agradecemos mucho su opinión y le aseguro que la haremos extensiva con nuestro personal en el hotel para... More

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Pros: The staff was very friendly and helpful, and at the same time quite informal. The breakfast was fair and, although we did not use it, the pool looked great. Cons: The location. It is several blocks uphill and when you return from an excursion, somewhat tired, you can find this annoying. This may result in wanting to get a... More

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Estimado pasajero, le agradecemos mucho su opinión, le aseguro que se la haremos llegar al personal en el hotel. Esperaremos... More

Moretown, Vermont, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

My room was clean, although dated. In 3 nights I never once had hot water, no matter how long I left it running or when I tried. Breakfast was good and the WiFi worked. However, it was the only one of 5 hotels I stayed at in Ecuador that required me to sit in a common area for internet access.... More

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Rafael C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at The Eco Hotel Arena Blanca, responded to this review
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Estimado cliente, le agradecemos mucho su opinión, haremos extensivo su sentir al personal de nuestro hotel, esperamos con mucho gusto... More

Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012 via mobile

The worst hotel I've stayed at overall. The floor of our room smelled like dirty feet. The place is totally out of the center of town so you must take a taxi to the harbor. For the money it is the worst. Do Not Stay Here!!!!

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Sydney
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

We stayed here as part of our 5 day Galapagos Is tour. The location is out of the way of the main commercial district. The hotel is up the hill about 12 blocks from the Malecon (waterfront). You either need to take a taxi or be prepared to walk. The room was very basic with tiled floor and a toilet... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

This is overall a pretty new hotel. They added some rooms on to the existing structure within the last couple years. The room we stayed in was room 36 which was in the main (older) part of the hotel. Our room was good size and the air conditioner worked very well. We had a "King Size" bed which was really... More

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New York City, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

This hotel was included in our Galapagos package and was definitely a great choice. It was completed in 2011 so everything is pretty much brand new. We had a triple room and found that it was very spacious, clean, had AC, and a color TV. The staff was very friendly and always willing to help out. I don't recall many... More

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Address: Av. Quito y Av. Tulcan, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > San Cristobal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 33
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