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Hostal Aqui

Av. Malecon y Edificio "Solaris" | Frente al Edificio Solaris, Salinas 241550, Ecuador (Formerly Cocos Too Hotel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hostal Aqui, Will's Place, Score Sports Bar or however it was called on different occasions, has closed down after 5 years at the entrance of The Malecón of Salinas, Province of Santa Elena, Ecuador. Thank you for all your kindness, hard work, quality of food, laughter and good times. A unique individual that will be sorely missed. But enjoy your... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My buddy and I visited Hostal Aqui last week on 8/7/14. Although we did have the opportunity to meet Will the Owner and have a couple of EXTREMELY cold beers at the bar while the BBQ was being put to great use for a number of expats, it appears that there are big changes coming. We were informed that Will... More

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Central Coast, CA, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Last week we went to Hostal Aqui for the Monday night dinner specials of fried chicken or BBQ ribs, their only offerings on Specials night. AND to use their English 'library' book exchange - A must for an avid reader who doesn't want to carry around too many heavy books (and doesn't like to pay for them either!). I left... More

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Salinas, Ecuador
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Having recently arrived in Salinas with plans to live permanently, we were fortunate to find this great hostel. Will, the proprietor, made us feel right at home allowing our family's dog to stay as well. We wish to recommend Hostal Aqui to everyone. Wonderful staff, warm and friendly. Great food and accomodations. John & Martha

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Keaau, Hawaii
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Excellent staff, excellent food, great location, The owner made us feel welcome the whole time we were there and helped whenever requested. All kinds of great people staying there and coming by to simply eat the great food!

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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Spent a week at Hostal Aqui March 2013 (I'm late in my review, sorry) and really had a great time! The location is perfect - we could walk everywhere we wanted to go. Just across the street is Common Ground - perfect place for breakfast, lunch, snacks, coffee, etc. Very good prices and very handy. The Hostal Aqui bar and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

In for a few days from New York. Had some of the best burgers ever, outstanding jalepeno margaritas, and great conversation with Americans, Canadians, and Brits. The staff could simply put not be any more accommodating. The house dog Christmas is the sweetest, most gentle dog you will ever meet. Also, a great place to get advice on all aspects... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

My husband and I were in Salinas for a month. We found the only bar in town playing NFL games. After that, we were hooked! We spent many nights hanging at the bar and enjoying the best burgers in South America. We traveled from Colombia to the the bottom of Argentina. They ARE the best. We also spent Thanksgiving at... More

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Santa Monica, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

I stayed here for a month. Friendly staff and clean rooms. Best burger in South America. You can also watch college and NFL football games. The wifi is excellent for Ecuador. Will has a wealth of local info.

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Newport Beach, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

What a surreal experience to travel to remote Salinas, Ecuador and find yourself watching Monday Nite Football with a bunch of former citizens of the US. All the subjects discussed in the 3 1/2 hour game can not be fully reported here. Suffice it to say, you will learn more about how Americans living in Ecuador feel about life here... More

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Address: Av. Malecon y Edificio "Solaris" | Frente al Edificio Solaris, Salinas 241550, Ecuador (Formerly Cocos Too Hotel)
Location: Ecuador > Santa Elena Province > Salinas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
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