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Balandra Hotel Cabanas

Av. 7 y calle 20 | A 50 Metros de Playa Murcielago, Manta 0203, Ecuador
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Ranked #1 of 11 hotels in Manta
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Barbara H Loveland, Colorado
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Loveland, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel exceeded my expectations. It is beautiful, clean, well maintained and in a close location to the beach. Our breakfast was included with our reservation; however, I think that is provided with every booking. Breakfast is the best meal (buffet style) served at this hotel. The other meals we found to be only average, and the prices high. Would... More

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Annapolis, Maryland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From arrival until the last day of my stay it was an exceptional experience. The suite was spacious and beautiful. The food was succulent and the buffet breakfast is amazing. The gardens are beautifully maintained and the flowers breathtaking. The hotel is just one block from the beach! I was fortunate to meet the owners, Paul and Maria Eugenia. I... More

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Courtice, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Landed here half way thru my trip up the coast of Ecuador and quickly realized I didn't need to go any further north, I had arrived! So happy to have arrived here and cancelled the rest of my bookings and stayed put. Great room with sitting area and nice balcony ! The pool was small for such a big hotel... More

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fishonyukon
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Just spent a night at the hotel with the family and it was a welcome (close to) luxury break for us. The hotel has great decor, service, clean and is very well maintained. My only issue was with the booking and the rates that were quoted. I called 3 different times and had them changing the rate each time. I... More

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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Just finished a 4 night stay at the Ballandra. It is a really nice hotel, very clean and very well maintained. Good facilities, nice swimming pool, which wasn't crowded (though the hotel wasn't busy, I imagine it could be at other times and isn't big for the number of rooms). I would certainly not recommend the El Faro restaurant on... More

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PaulSAH, Gerente at Balandra Hotel Cabanas, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments and suggestions. We are very glad you liked the hotel. We are constantly working on improving our menu to satisfy every guest's expectative. Your suggestions will be very important for this process. Regards. More

Lawrenceville, Georgia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

This hotel is a little slice of heaven close Murcielago beach. It's combination of cabanas and a modern hotel building was very well done and attractive, the pool area was relaxing and cozy, and the breakfast plentiful and fresh. Without a doubt I would choose this hotel over any chain hotel in Manta!!

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PaulSAH, Gerente at Balandra Hotel Cabanas, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments. We are very glad you liked your staying with us. Hope to serve you again any time soon. Regards. More

Switzerland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

It's not the first time I stayed here, but it was the first time I stayed in the new towers, and I was pleasantly surprised. They have built it with all the comfort and elegance that you expect to find in the best big chain hotels, great huge bed, modern clean cut bathrooms, modern deco, all in all great. The... More

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Sugar Land, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

I know this hotel is rated #1, but we had a lot of issues with this hotel. First, it is really not a beach hotel as it is almost 2 blocks off the beach. Second, we were without power and water for a shower in the morning before we left. Dinner was mediocre and breakfast was less than mediocre, maybe... More

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Tashkent, Uzbekistan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

I spent my vacation in this hotel, it was very exelent time, thanks a lot for administration and personals. in this July I want tovist again this hotel to celebrate the Birthday of my friend. Very high services, clean, very beutuful restaurante and view. I will propose to friends also this Hotel.

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Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

I have stayed at this hotel with my family three times. The service is great. It is two blocks from the main beach (Murciélago). The food is great, with many seafood dishes. The gardens are filled with flowers.

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Additional Information about Balandra Hotel Cabanas

Also Known As:
Balandra Hotel Manta
Address: Av. 7 y calle 20 | A 50 Metros de Playa Murcielago, Manta 0203, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Manabi Province > Manta
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 11 hotels in Manta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The best hotel in Manta with first class service, surrounded by nature and with a pefect location for tourists or business guests. ... more   less 
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