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Manabi, Puerto Lopez, Ecuador
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Hosteria Mandala
Ranked #1 of 12 Puerto Lopez B&B and Inns
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed a few nights. Grounds are a joy to explore. Lush gardens. Ornate wood work. Colourful rooms. All different and comfortable. Private deck for each cabin with chairs and hammocks. Tasty meals available and drinks to be enjoyed inside or outer deck with view of the ocean and beach. Staff are well trained and helpful. Beach towels supplied with beach... More 

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LAs VEgas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When I decided to go to the beach while I was in Ecuador, and do what they call over there, "La ruta del sol" I was concern about the hotel I needed to choose. I heard from a relative about Hosteria Mandala, that is located in the middle of the trip, and I have to say it was a great... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

1) Take an idyllic, quarter mile of pristine Pacific Coast Ecuadorian beach. 2) Add a bunch of thatched-roof "chozas" with two hammocks each. 3) Put behind it a few acres of lush tropical gardens. 4) In the middle of the gardens build a couple dozen luxury and eco-friendly cabins. 5) Add a luxury restaurant (for guests only) with five-star haute... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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107 reviews 107 reviews
6 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 4 nights and loved it. Pleasant bungalow surroundings, good food, pleasant staff. I particularly loved walking North on the beach to where the fishermen came in each morning, and then having breakfast on fish just pulled from the boat minutes earlier. Not the cheapest in town, but easily the best.

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Cotacachi, Ecuador
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a group of 10 people (ages 10 to 75) staying at the Hosteria Mandala for 2 nights. The service was great. The food was excellent. The rooms were very clean and had very large balconies. The owner of the hotel was very hospitable and kind. It was great to stay right next to the beach. Loved the experience... More 

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Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my husband, myself and our adult son spent 6 days and 4 nights in Puerto Lopez at the Hosteria Mandala and totally enjoyed ourselves. We had a suite with a huge deck and a kitchenette. I was afraid it would be hot and muggy with no AC, but the breezes were wonderful and we were very comfortable. The owners and... More 

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Blonay
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

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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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 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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57 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

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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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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