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Mansion del Rio

Barrio Las Penas, Calle Numa Pompilio Llona No. 120 next to Puerto Santa Ana, in front of Rio Guayas., Guayaquil, Ecuador
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Ranked #4 of 57 Guayaquil B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014
Jurgen B Brussels, Belgium
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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54 reviews 54 reviews
14 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel photographs well and if you are looking for a photo shoot it is probably ideal. 2 rooms have their own balconies and there is a large balcony overlooking the water. It is well located to walk down the Malecon and/or climb the hill to the lighthouse. That is pretty well the end of any good comments that I... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I run tours and bring people to the best places in Ecuador. The Manson del Rio is no longer one of them. I previously reviewed this hotel on this site, giving it an "excellent." rating. It used to have a great manager named Maria, and she ran the place well and was very polite and efficient. Since Maria is no... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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114 reviews 114 reviews
30 hotel reviews
239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

simply good, and perfect location, simply perfect! charming, special interior, good breakfast, even very early but you have to like that style of interior; good for one night, i would say, but very special

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This cute hotel is set out from the downtown of Guayaquil. The staff are incredibly welcoming and friendly. The rooms have excellent air conditioning and are a good size with VERY comfortable beds (probably better than most beds at home). The breakfast is mostly continental but you will be offered eggs - go for the Mansion del Rio special, it's... More

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Whitesboro, NY
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This old mansion in the lovely and quaint Las Penas neighborhood is a delightful place to stay in Guayaquil. If you want authentic charm and not the chain hotel experience, then you will love this boutique hotel. The rooms have old world elegance with all the modern conveniences. The manager, John, is very fluent in English. He was a wonderful... More

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Portola Valley, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

My friend and I stayed in this hotel April 2014 for 2 days. When we left, I accidentally left my camera battery charger with a battery plugged into the wall. When we contacted the hotel, they would not directly answer the question of whether the camera equipment was still there for several days (I had native Spanish speakers contacting them).... More

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New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We almost walked away from the booking when we confronted the stairs [no elevator] but three nights later are thrilled that we stayed in this magical place. We have traveled the world and cannot think of a hotel which had more charming, more aesthetic uniqueness than this oddity. The owner, Alberto, admits to the folly of his undertaking but is... More

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Lake Atitlan
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Our one night stay began with a driver from the hotel picking us up close to midnight at the Guayaquil Airport. The drive was approximately 15 mins. After a slight misunderstanding regarding the room assignment we were shown our room. Quickly we turned on the AC as it was stifling. The room was small and contained 2 Q beds. The... More

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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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78 reviews 78 reviews
11 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

We stayed there after the 4 day Tren Crusero trip and it was a perfect compliment to the ambience of the train. Elegant, comfortable, and we had room 2 with a small balconey overlooking the river. When we returned from the Galapagos we stopped in and asked it we could just spend a few hours between flights on the terrace... More

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Newbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

This boutique hotel is a wonderful find - beautifully furnished with antiques that perfectly match the the ambiance of the building giving areal "wow" factor. The staff are exceptionally friendly and the hostess is "great value for money". The situation of the hotel is excellent for wandering aournd Guayaquil

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Address: Barrio Las Penas, Calle Numa Pompilio Llona No. 120 next to Puerto Santa Ana, in front of Rio Guayas., Guayaquil, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Guayas Province > Guayaquil
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