We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 53 Guayaquil hotels

Hotel Las Penas

Save
You added Hotel Las Penas to your Saves list
Escobedo 1215 | entre Velez y Av. 9 de Octubre, Guayaquil 09, Ecuador
Hotel amenities
Hotel Las Penas
Ranked #31 of 53 Hotels in Guayaquil
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this hotel, but we can search other options in Guayaquil
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

25 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    1
    6
    10
    4
    4
See reviews for
2
7
4
3
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (25)
  • Mar-May only
    (5)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (7)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (8)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (5)
All months
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

This place does exactly what it says on the tin (except that it isn't in the Las Penas neighborhood!). It's location is great - in the middle of downtown and close to the waterfront. The breakfast next door is great (the cafe is great for lunch too). THe staff are nice and helpful. Ask for a corner room!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boulder, Colorado
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

This hotel was located a few blocks from the waterfront. The rooms were clean and large and a fine place to sleep. The entryway was a little hard to find and the lobby is very small, almost like a youth hostel over a hotel. The bathrooms were tiny and the shower stall extremely small. Breakfast was in the restaurant next... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Clyde, Texas
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
33 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

This hotel turned out to be a great find after we landed in Guayaquil last night. We have 4 beds in a spacious room on the 4th floor. It is air conditioned and has a refrigerator.the managers are friendly and helpful. Breakfast next door at the cafe is complimentary. We are downtown in walking distance of the Rioguayas boardwalk and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
toronto
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

I have called this hotel a day prior and was given some prices by the receptionnist, in English (because he told me he speaks English). I confirmed the information with him many times but had a bad feeling at the end of conversation. It turns out he didn't give me the correct price and, in front of his manager, told... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2011 via mobile

We only stayed one night, but this was a perfect pick for us. We arrived super early from our night bus (6am) and they let us check in right away. We slept for a bit before heading out. In hindsight, sight seeing during mid-day was probably a bad idea. It's way too hot. But anyway, we had a roadside family... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2011

My husband and I had to unexpectely visit Guayaquil and needed to find a hotel (most importantly with AC) on short notice. As others have mentioned, downtown Guayaquil definitely lacks mid-range hotels and we didn't want to spend $100 a night to stay at the Hampton or Hotel Oro Verde. The rooms are large with tiled floors, comfortable bed, decent... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Quito, Ecuador
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
30 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2010 via mobile

Good hotel, it has AC and hot shower, it is coveniently located in the heart of downtown, close to Malecon 2000. The rooms have nice decorations, and tv with cable. The only problem I found is the fact that some rooms have no windows and sometimes food odors come out of the hotel cafeteria in the mornings specially. Another thing... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2008

Reservations were made for me and I showed up to this hotel with no knowledge of it. My host checked me in, arrival time 1:30 AM. The neighborhood was scary and had trash and bums all over the place. The room/bed was dirty, the bathroom was disgusting, and the service non-existent. There was nothing in the room that indicated the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Houston, TX
Top Contributor
218 reviews 218 reviews
207 hotel reviews
413 helpful votes 413 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2007

I do not usually write bad hotel reviews since each traveler has their own opinion. However, I will share my factual experience so others can make a more informed decision. Guayaquil has an acute shortage of good quality downtown hotels at rates below $125. The Hampton Inn has a great location, but their website rate was $150, & when we... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Hotel Las Penas? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Las Penas

Address: Escobedo 1215 | entre Velez y Av. 9 de Octubre, Guayaquil 09, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Guayas Province > Guayaquil
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30

6 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (6)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (4)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Near Hotel Las Penas

Top-rated Attractions Nearby
Top-rated Restaurants Nearby