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Manso Boutique Guesthouse

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Malecon 1406 y Aguirre, Guayaquil, Ecuador
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
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76 reviews 76 reviews
17 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was a perfect "down time" hotel. The location is marvelous. You're right on the Malecon for good walks in either direction along the river. The folks who work here are helpful and pleasant. The breakfast is good and the kitchen produces other delicious and innovative meals. I even got a glass of passable red wine. There were lots of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel was the chipest I found, 17$ per night. It has Wi-Fi, but other then that: no computer for guests, most of the rooms are without Windows (with Windows it's almost double the price), no electricity socket, and specifically today no water for half a day, including closed toilets and shower problem. The staff is really nice and speaks... More 

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ricaro, Propietario at Manso Boutique Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Ronen, I have to clarify that Manso has a great quality / cost ratio, considering our high quality standards and our prime location. We have spacious Riverview Rooms and also Interior Rooms with windows to interior patios which are more silent, though less spacious. Even those rooms are in the range of $52-$59 + taxes. Besides, we have three... More 

Columbia, Missouri
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56 hotel reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Manso Guesthouse comes with advantages and disadvantages. On the plus side, the location on the river front is hard to beat. The room we had (the White Room, on the first floor in the front) was spacious and clean. The street noise is an issue, starting early and going late. Our room also suffered from being right by the... More 

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ricaro, Propietario at Manso Boutique Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Indeed our Riverview rooms are noisy if you are used to sleeping in silence. For those instances we always recommend the interior rooms or the Riverview rooms in upper floor. Regarding noise from the lobby in the morning, please accept my apologies. Our staff knows that they should have everyone speak in a tone of voice respectful to... More 

Ubrique, Spain
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230 reviews 230 reviews
65 hotel reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This place is located overlooking the Malecon 2000 and the main road with 4 lanes of traffic including very noisy busses. Bring your ear plugs. Our room was large and comfortable as was the bathroom. The staff are friendly and helpful. There is only 1 safety deposit box and that is at reception. If you have reduced mobility be aware... More 

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ricaro, Propietario at Manso Boutique Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Jack, our corporate values dictate that we say with transparency what to expect from our service. Two things that we always mention in our web site and in the confirmation email everyone receives is that we dont have stairs and that our riverview rooms are not suitable for people who are used to sleeping in silent places. But we... More 

Quito, Ecuador
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I hate writing this review, because I've always thought this place is great. I had visited the place before, twice to eat at the restaurant and a third time to pick up a friend who stayed there, and my first impressions were that it's a beautiful place with a nice atmosphere. That's the reason I decided to stay there during... More 

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ricaro, Propietario at Manso Boutique Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Natalia, I totally agree that what you had to go through is the most devastating situation you can live in a hotel. A hotel room is a place of rest and comfort; finding a rat is the exact opposite of that. From my side and the Manso Team a big "We are so sorry" for you. Everytime something goes... More 

Munich, Germany
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We stayed there as a couple in a cozy double with shared bathroom. The place offers a great atmoshere as it is located in an old colonial house in downtown Guayaquil. The cleanness of the room, sheets and the bath were excellent. We had a compfy bed in our spacious and stylish room with high cieling. It is a quiet... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

My family and I arrived exhausted from a long trip (Montreal to Guayaquil) at around midnight. We were put into a family room at the back of the hotel which was a little small for the 4 of us. The next morning we asked if there was a bigger room available and before we knew it we were given a... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We arrived in Guayaquil early in the morning off an overnight bus and we were exhausted. After seeing this place on booking.com we got a taxi to drive us over to see if there were availabilities. They welcomed us to coffee as we waited for our room to be ready (10am). It is in a great location, right at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Walking into this place after a long bus ride was like a dream. Our room was spacious and comfortable. The staff are bilingual, friendly and helpful. Our room had hot showers, wifi and a dvd player. The breakfast included is delicious and the service was very good. We paid $5 for a taxi from the bus station. Would highly recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This is a great intimate tour of Guayaquil and allows you to see parts that are certainly off the tourist maps. If you want a close up and real perspective of Guayaquil, definitely check out this bike tour. The Hostel, however, is in a league of its own. A must stay place in Guayaquil in a great location.

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