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Cocos Hotel

Av. Malecon de Salinas y Calle Fidon Tomala (esquina) | Sector de Las Palmeras, Salinas 09015657, Ecuador
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Montreal
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64 reviews 64 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This is a clean, basic hotel directly on the boardwalk. The WiFi works only outside in the lobby, the shower is a trickle, and hopefully you don't get an inner room with no window. They also demand their money up front. You can bargain a little, but they will say it's Carnaval time etc. even when it's the following week.... More 

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San Clemente, Ecuador
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My wife and I stayed here on January 2nd of this year for one night. My first impressions started at the desk when the receptionist had no way to confirm our deposit that we sent as requested and to show that we paid in full. After about half an hour or more, we finally got the key to the room.... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Rocío the owner and her staff are very friendly and warm. They know all the surroundings. Rooms are comfortable, with a/c, hot water and cable TV. The best is the WIFI connection I could work without any issues.

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San Francisco, California
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91 reviews 91 reviews
58 hotel reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

In a sea of overpriced hotels and hostels in Salinas, Cocos is a great option. The location of the hotel couldn’t be better - right on the Malecon across from the beach, steps away from all the restaurants and shops. Although the amenities are basic, considering that the room rates are half of other hotels, we didn't mind that it... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

The rooms need to be painted and those showers were one step up from a "suicide shower". While they had a decent staff, front desk area with nice seating to hang out across from the beach, those rooms were depressing! We were afraid to put our heads on those old pillows. The AC worked well. If we were to stay... More 

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24 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

A 2 circle ranking is only due to location and that I have stayed in significantly worse! They place was clean but had a strange odor. Most of the staff were unhelpful if you had questions. I agree with others that it seemed they just want your Money. We always had to ask for toilet paper and they charged for... More 

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Tilburg
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59 reviews 59 reviews
30 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We moved from Hotel Las Olas to this hostal for a few reasons. Better location (at the boulevard with terrace with seaview), cleaner and more cosy rooms and the staff was a little bit more friendly. So we had a great 3 nights here. Good matresses and quiet rooms!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013 via mobile

We emailed the hotel and confirmed we are reserving the Superior room from the different options available. This was to include access to whirlpool, hammocks, and service at bar as well as a larger room. Standard in all rooms are A/C, TV, private bathroom and hot water. Our emails included arrival time, when we got here there was no rooms... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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162 reviews 162 reviews
13 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Can't speak to the accommodation, but the bar was sure disappointing. Has all the right stuff - location, well-appointed, upscale feel - Salinas needs this. But the service sucked and the prices were almost double other places on the Malecon. Swing by for a cocktail to take in the view, then carry on.

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Manta, Ecuador
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

I have no problem with the room although the sheets were dirty so I slept in my cloths. We were there to gather information on how a group started a children's fund how the gathered money. We do this in Manta. I went to the bar for internet and right before I was leaving the owner said some derogatory remarks... More 

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