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Hotel Baja Montanita

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sector La Punta | Via al santuario de Olón, Montanita, Ecuador
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Ranked #5 of 11 Hotels in Montanita
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We visit the hotel once a month for the past few months, because of the absolutely perfect location. We love Montañita but would not dare to stay in the center with all the noise and heavy party at night, so Baja Montañita is absolutely in the right place. However the rooms are in serious need of improvement, specially the bathroom... More

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Thank you Marco and Staff. The hotel is just amazing, located at the end of the beach away from everyone. Chef was amazing, Pizza place located on hotel grounds is best I've had outside of Italy. I definitely highly recommend staying at the Baja Montanita, You will not believe you are in Montanita. 5 Star Hotel all the way as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

The hotel services were great! Clean rooms and bathrooms... The beach sunset is breathtaking and the atmosphere is unreal. Fairly priced. Surfing lovers paradise. Hotel personnel is young and friendly

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York, Pennsylvania
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

I will gladly accept your money if you would like to waste it. Or, perhaps you could stuff several 100 dollar bills into a sock and feed it to a monkey. Or, just stay at hotel Baja. Same thing. Throw away your money and get almost nothing in return. I would rather sleep on the beach than stay here in... More

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les laurentides
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Baja Montañita, perfect location at the end of a beautiful beach, nice waves for surfing or swimming. We had the last bungalow or cabana # 12 on the top floor, balcony overlooking the ocean, clean with a comfy Queen bed and 2 twins in the back room, ac's in both rooms, flat screen tv with Direct tv., a small fridge... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Great beach, very friendly people. Overall was a great experience and would definitely recommend the hotel and the beach to anyone that is looking for a low key fun place. Very good night life and lots of tourist from all over the world. Great surfing spot.

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Quito, Ecuador
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Hotel Baja Monanita is the most run down hotel that I have ever paid $170/night to stay in. It is hard to believe the hotel charges such prices, but it does have a relative monopoly, considering it is one of the only "higher-end" hotels in Monanita. They seem to have a steady-steam of weekend clients from Guayaquil. The new Dharma... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

me and my 18 year old daughter stayed here in early july we enjoyed the hotel at the end of the beach with surfing directly in front clean pool clean rooms nice balcony over lookin pool and beach food was ok it was very quiet at hotel because it was the off season we felt very safe at all times... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013 via mobile

I stayed at Baja Montanita with a group. Because of that I don't know how much we paid. Overall the hotel was adequate. Our beds were comfortable, the showers were hot, and the breakfast was really good. The rooms were sparse and the grounds seemed partially under construction. Still if you want to be a little out of town (a... More

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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013 via mobile

Not sure what others are offering in Montanita? Baja is not offering much though. We only spent one night and felt badly ripped off. The room that we paid $170 for was "Bare Bones" at best. There were two rooms left we were told. A royal suite and the superior ocean view. We chose the latter as it was cheaper... More

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Olivier L, Director Comercial at Hotel Baja Montanita, responded to this review

Dear guest, We have received your comment and on behalf of all the hotel we asked our sincere apologies for any inconvenience that occurred during your stay. We have taken all necessary corrective measures to prevent such situations happen again. We request you indicate your bank account in order to proceed with a refund of the payment made on site.... More

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Address: Sector La Punta | Via al santuario de Olón, Montanita, Ecuador
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Location: Ecuador > Santa Elena Province > Montanita
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Baja Montanita 3*
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