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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 #2 of 55 Guayaquil B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brussels, Belgium
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94 reviews 94 reviews
27 hotel reviews
222 helpful votes 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
7 helpful votes 7 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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74 reviews 74 reviews
11 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013 via mobile

As part of our tour with Ecuador Freedom Bikers we ended our 6th day at the quaint boutique hotel that is the Mansion del Rio. It is a bit awkward to find and parking is a bit away, plus there's a lot of stairs that said the staff we're only too pleased and even insistent on taking our gear upstairs.... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

This really is a find in Guayaquil. Situated in the oldest street in the city which has been extensively resored and is close to the waterfront. Built in the 1920's by an Englishman, Sir Fredrick Ashton, with original features and furniture from that period. Like a living museum (worthy of being a National Trust property in the UK!) although has... More

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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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