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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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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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La Esperanza, Imbabura, Ecuador
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
2 reviews
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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los angeles
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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

Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Great hostel located near the beach. Very short walk to town. Has a very nice terrace with hammocks on the top floor overlooking the sea. Montanita town is very noisy therefore it was nice to stay in a place where it was possible to relax and have a good nights sleep. The rooms are clean, sheets are changed often. There... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

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
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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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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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