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Esperanto Hostel

from the Bus Station Walk to the North 60 mts , find the street to the beach and follow the SIGN of the hostel is just 3 min walking, Montanita, Ecuador
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

i spent few days in Esperanto Hostel, great value for your money, has dormitory for just 4 people with their own bathroom, my 1st hostel in my trip for southamerica with WIFI servcies in the whole rooms, and actually count with security boxes and lockers ( bring your own padlock), the hostel also has security cameras, which is meaning the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

This place was really nice. One of the cleanest and neatest hostels I've stayed in. Amazing views from the balcony up stairs with hammocks to lay in. Clean, well maintained comfy rooms. Far enough away from the centre to get a good night sleep but close enough for a short walk. Young lady at the desk was very friendly and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

The Esperanto hostel is defenetly one of the best hostels in montanita. I stayed longer in montanita, so i also had the possibility to meet friends in many other hostels. An every time i was glad to stay and sleep at the Esperanto where the rooms and bathrooms are clean , where is always hot and clean water and where... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Walking distance to the beach, great views and very clean. Picked this hostel because it was close to town but far enough where you could get some sleep from all the music. I had such a nice stay the first time that I returned for two more stays later on in the year. Never had a bad experience before and... More 

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La Esperanza, Imbabura, Ecuador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The Esperanto is a nice place to stay at the "outskirts" of Montanita (it's a small town though). 1 minute to the beach, 5 minutes to the city center (you can still hear the party noise at night, even though rather soft). Nice dorms (with lockers) and bathrooms, decent WiFi, a kitchen area, a little garden area and a nice... More 

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Medellin, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Travelling by myself, I found a home in Esperanto for my time staying. Its a beautiful hostel perfectly located - walking distance to rock the parties but in a quiet area to find enough sleep and silence to surf the waves as directly located at the beach. Up on the roof you find hammocks which invite to chill, enjoy the... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I stayed in Esperanto Hostel for 4 nights and it is definitely a very good value for its budget price. The owner Jorge and his staff takes good care of every single guest with great attention and recommendations for the activities in the town and in its surroundings. The rooms are cleaned every day and each room has its own... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I stayed here for 4 nights. A step above other hostels i've stayed in during my trip. They change the sheets every other day, plus give you a new towel for showering every day. Very budget friendly as well. It's also located far enough from the town center where you can actually get some sleep, but close enough where it's... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This is a great hostal. Dorms & bathrooms are clean. Good location, 1 minute from the beach, 2 minute walk to cocktail alley. Close to the bus station. The hostal is not a party hostal, which i appreciated and is far enough from all the party noise in town.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Pros: WiFi Quieter than centre Cons: Hairs in bed Constantly wet floor in bathroom for no apparent reason Lots of signs warning you not to do things everywhere "Hammocks in garden" suitable for people under 3ft only

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Esperanto_Hostel, Propietario at Esperanto Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Martin thank you for your comments we will taking note about your 2 days in the hostel, As we know we clean every day the rooms, and the issue about the hair si something to be carefully from our side, not something normally happen, but it is important be carefully if we clean ,to pay attetion to these details... More 

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Address: from the Bus Station Walk to the North 60 mts , find the street to the beach and follow the SIGN of the hostel is just 3 min walking, Montanita, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Santa Elena Province > Montanita
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Number of rooms: 6
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