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Hosteria Mandala

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Manabi, Puerto Lopez, Ecuador
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Hosteria Mandala
Ranked #1 of 12 Puerto Lopez B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Blonay
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A very nice place to stay, nice welcome, well organised, good service, decent food, interesting and nice lodging. Very good welcome. We had to change room during our stay and the second one did not have the charm the first did - although was ok. I had a couple of awful stings from sitting in the hamac, my partner did... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent four nights in the Galapagos casita in October, and what a wonderful experience it was. The room was bright, clean and comfortable. The view and the surrounding flora and fauna were a treat for the senses. Jill, at the desk, is extremely good at her job. She had great ideas on places to go and was able to... More

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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here in June 2014 with my girlfriend. Puerto Lopez is fantastic and this place is v well located right on the beach and a nice stroll from town. The cabins and main area are well kept, pleasant, quiet and pretty safe. The rooms are basic but generally ok. Unfortunately I can't give this Hosteria more than 3.5 stars as... More

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Beachmere, Australia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
54 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The longer we stayed, the more we saw, the more we liked this place. It is definitely a bit different! There are cabanas hidden throughout the garden, all shapes and sizes. We were in Butterfly (Mariposa in Spanish) which is one of the largest rooms with a queen and a single bed and then a mattress on the floor of... More

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tuscany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we came to Mandala to stay for two days and stayed six and would have liked to stay longer. Of everywhere we went while in Ecuador this was by far my favorite. Gorgeous rooms beautiful gardens and settings and the most relaxing atmosphere ever. The staff are fantastic and a huge thank to Jill who made this visit a once... More

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West Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely unexpected paradise in Ecuador near Portoviejo. Wonderful for couples, very romantic-cottages of all sizes. Not a place for shopping or nightlife but a great beach and sea adventures. Nice hot showers (unusual for Ecuador)- very clean and the food is fresh and tasty! Try the Sopa manabijita_ excellent unless you are allergic to nuts. Have been there several... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've visited the place for the last 12 years or so. It is the place to stay in Puerto Lopez, I'm sure there are other great places in the area but this place is special. The way it was built shows a huge respect for nature. While in the room you can hear the ocean but cannot see it because... More

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Brownsburg, IN
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the good fortune to stay in the Hosteria Mandala for 7days during late September 2014. My cabana was spectacular!! Very clean and roomy, and stunningly beautiful. My own private shower with plenty of hot water and pressure....and a private bathroom. I also had a gorgeous deck, surrounded by tropical paradise. The public areas of Hosteria Mandala are nothing... More

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent three nights in Hosteria Mandala in September 2014 and it was one of the best overnighting we had experienced in Ecuador. The cabins are spacious, clean and comfortable. The common space is large, guarded by big and friendly doggies, and from the terrace you can watch the waves. The staff speaks Spanish and some English and they are... More

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Calgary, Canada
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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I have to mention that I was not in Puerto Lopez in November 2013. I was there in March 2013 but couldn't choose an earlier date than November 2013 under "When did you travel?" That being said, let's review the place. Located just across the street from the beach, Hosteria Mandala is the perfect place to stay in Puerto Lopez.... More

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Additional Information about Hosteria Mandala

Address: Manabi, Puerto Lopez, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Manabi Province > Puerto Lopez
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Hosteria Mandala Hotel Puerto Lopez

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