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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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Esperanto Hostel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ha, Jorge - sorry, but I really enjoyed that one star review from "mdolling83". I mean, poor Alicia, but I can just hear this person saying, "CAN'T YOU SPEAK AMERICAN??" mdolling83 - how's your Spanish? Seems on par with your room booking abilities... Anyhow - Esperanto Hostel: Dreadful place. Nah, I'm kidding, of course. I wish I could buy it... More

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Durham, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last stop on a two week surf/climbing trip to Ecuador with two of my best friends. Come to find out, I was about to make another great friend, Jorge!! Jorge is the proprietor of this fine establishment. He even emailed me to confirm my booking that I made on Hostelworld. He wanted to make sure that the accommodations were up... More

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Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Montanita was my last stop in a 2-month trip through South America, and I was apprehensive because the 15+ other hostels I had stayed in during those 2 months led me to expect anything! Esperanto was a perfect choice though... Let's start with my arrival - I planned on staying in a dorm, but upon arrival, something had come up... More

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Shanghai, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We have been raving about our experience at Hostel Esperanto. We have traveled the world and visited beautiful beaches, but there are not many views like the view from the terrace here. Hostel Esperanto is set in the low-key area of Montanita. You can walk for five minutes in one direction and join the wild parties or a enjoy a... More

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I stayed at Esperanto Hostel for a total of 2 weeks during a month-long surfing and yoga trip to Montanita. Of the 3 hostels i stayed at, this was my favourite. The price is very good value. Jorge (the owner) and his staff are really friendly, helpful and accommodating. The rooms are clean and comfortable (i tried both a 4... More

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Bay City, MI, USA
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This may be my favorite hostel in South America! I was nervous about having a noise problem in Montanita, but the Esperanto Hostel is the perfect distance away from the action - close enough to walk there in less than 5 minutes, but far enough to have a good nights sleep. English/Spanish speaking staff, great kitchen, hot water, towels, clean... More

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Staying at Esperanto Hostel was a truly wonderful experience. It is one of the best accommodations i had during my 3-months travel around Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador. Reasonably priced, conveniently located, only a few minutes from the beach and very clean. The owner is former traveller himself, so the hostel is thought to very little details - comfortable beds, indoors... More

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Hostel Esperanto, Has what you want whether you are simply backpacking through Ecuador, Surfing the point break out front of Montanita, or on a weekend get away with your significant other. The Staff and most specifically the owner Jorge are amazing. I personally went there on a surf trip and Jorge acted as my free of charge guide charting out... More

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Salzburg, Austria
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

I stayed for 2 weeks in hostel esperanto. At the beginning i just booked 4 nights because Jorge - the owner - said they are fully booked then. When i arrived there, they very helpful with carrying my luggage upstairs. Jorge welcomed me like i would arrive at home, and felt like arriving at a friends house. He is very... More

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Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

I came in during christmas and was having a hard time finding accomodation in montanita due to the season. The owner of the place Jorge was the most accomodating person you can get, and I had a really sweet dorm bed with a nice toilet and fresh towels every day until the 28th. To help me out for the rest... 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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a Hostel Ecofriendly just 20 mts from the beach and just 3 min walking from the Montanita Town. Do not worry about the next day if you went out for party, the only noise maybe you can hear here is the birds and the waves =0) Our rooms have sea view and some of them can let you see the POINT BREAK. Our Big Terrace with Hammock offers a place to hang out with your friend or other guests while you enjoy the sea view or another beautiful sunset or simply just to check the waves for your next surf session at the Point Break or in the Beach Break. Our rooms has Fan Ceiling, security Boxes, mosquito net and shower with non electrical hot water. Free additional services internet, kitchen. We also have electrical power generator so, no electrical blackout in our hostel. ... more   less 
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