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Marina Real Hostal

Ave. Flavio Reyes 3007 y calle 33, Manta, Ecuador
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I have stayed twice now. Once for 4 weeks, another time a week. It's a nice central location and walkable to the supermarket and the beach. Quiet family place with a nice pool, good security and very friendly staff. It's not high end, but comfortable and well priced. Owner is nice and friendly and also a good healthy breakfast with... More 

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Sudbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

This is such a great little hotel to stay at when exploring Manta area! The room were very spacious which I thought was a bonus as we had just come other accommodations which were limited for space! They keep the rooms very clean and well maintained! We loved the location as it was close to a lot of restaurants, the... More 

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Manta, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

When we have small groups from the USA visit us in Manta, we have them stay at Marina Real. We recently had 8 people from Virginia stay there. The rooms were clean and cool. They slept well. The outdoor area was very nice, and breakfast was good. The location is safe and convenient. The price is right. The owners and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

....and I have seen every one of them in the nearby vicinity in the same price arena. Each one has its "best feature" but if you could see all of them as I have, the best outdoor ambiance is clearly Marina Real Hostal. It is the only one I've seen that appears to have been well thought out on the... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Shelly and her staff are attentive and kind. The place is conveniently located and clean; the pool is comfortable and the breakfast is excellent. Several restaurants within walking distance in the neighborhood. Highly recommend Marina Real.

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ecuador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

I was in Manta looking for a condo to buy and because of former reviews on Trip Advisor I chose this hostel to stay 2 nights. Actually I arrived on the first flight from Quito at 7am and was allowed to have a room immediately even though check-in time is noon. They even served me breakfast and in the end... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Small hotels in Manta are generally called Hostels - don't be confused by what we used to use in Europe during our college days. Marina Real is a delight. Comfortable rooms that are clean and the very best part - Diego and his staff! So kind, helpful, accommodating and very kind with my VERY rough language skills. Breakfast in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

This review is long overdue but no less heartfelt. We stayed at Marina Real Hostal in September 2012 for four nights and loved it. Chelly and all of the staff were friendly and very helpful. We enjoyed our first two nights there and Chelly was kind enough to let us leave our large suitcases there while we made a three-day... More 

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marinareal, Gerente at Marina Real Hostal, responded to this review

Hi, thanks so much for your kind words! Was a pleasure for marina real having you with us... Hope see you again... More 

Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Hostal Marina Real is a first rate place to stay in Manta. The rooms are clean, the entire facility is modern, you can park your car safely in the garage, the staff is very friendly and a delicious breakfast is served each morning by the pool. In this price range (moderate), I highly recommend this establishment. Most of all, the... More 

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chelly2004, Gerente at Marina Real Hostal, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay in MarinaReal, your warm words encourage our work and thanks for taking time to write a review. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

We stayed at the Marina Real in DEC 2012. We made reservations through a back and forth email exchange as there was no web site available. This was only minor complication in arraning our stay. Shelly runs a wondeful hotel/hostal which I highly recommend. The daily price, including tax, was $67. The room was always clean, had cable, and well... More 

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chelly2004, Gerente at Marina Real Hostal, responded to this review

Thanks for your time writing a review; sorry again for inconvenient about hot water; hope never happen again and if it do, please contact me. Thank you very much for your stay with us and your advises are so appreciated. Hope see you soon More 

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