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Hosteria Ecologica El Faro

Ciudadela La Milina Mz. G entrando por la UTE, hacia el mar, Salinas 241550 Ecuador
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#1 of 57 B&Bs / Inns in Salinas
2020 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best

Finding an ideal romantic small hotel in Salinas does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Hosteria Ecologica El Faro, a nice option for travelers like you.

Hosteria Ecologica El Faro offers guests an array of room amenities including air conditioning and a mosquito net, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available.

The small hotel offers a 24 hour front desk, a sun terrace, and outdoor furniture, to make your visit even more pleasant. The property also features free breakfast. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking.

While you’re here, be sure to check out Aloha Restaurante Bar, one of the pubs that can be found in Salinas, which is a short distance from Hosteria Ecologica El Faro.

Hosteria Ecologica El Faro puts the best of Salinas at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
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Mosquito net
Street parking
Rooftop bar
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
24-hour front desk
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English, Spanish
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Julio wrote a review Jun 2020
Guayaquil, Ecuador3 contributions1 helpful vote
Had a great time in El Faro. Rooms were clean and spacious. Pleople were friendly and great service. Breakfast was great served along parrots! Beach is just a few steps away. Really recommend this place.
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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mangomerfolk wrote a review Feb 2020
Wilmington, North Carolina11 contributions
El Faro looked like the most beautiful, nature filled place to stay in Salinas and it exceeded our expectations. The property and the views are breathtaking. Gabriel's care and attention to detail can be seen in the design of the buildings and rooms, the amazing garden and curated collection of plants, and the animal sanctuary - all the animals are so happy and full of love to give! Gabriel himself was an AMAZING resource for us. As novice travelers, his kindness and help made this an amazing first international trip for us. He helped with suggestions of getting from the airport in Guayaquil to Salinas, greeted us at the door and showed us to our room when we arrived at 2:30 am, showed us around Salinas and some of the best places to go in town, and truly made us feel at home at El Faro. The hotel is a quick 8 minute drive from the center of the city and gives you the perfect balance of the excitement of Salinas and a quiet, relaxing vacation. Having the option of the small private beach at the property was an amazing option if you wanted a relaxing beach day instead of all the action of Chipipe and the main beach in Salinas. It's a short 1 mile trip from the Supermaxi and there's a Mini Tienda directly across the street for quick needs. The wifi was reliable and there was a network connection for the building the rooms are located in and the outer deck by the beach so there is a strong connection across the entire property. The staff at El Faro were so kind and kept our room clean and stocked with fresh towels, clean sheets, clean floors (we were always coming home sandy from the beach), and drinking water. Breakfast (complimentary) was delicious, fresh, and simple every morning and you can order lunch to be made - they ask you what time, what you want (they pick up what you choose from the market and prepare it fresh), and very affordable. Both lunches we ate at El Faro were some of the best meals we had our whole time in Salinas. We were more than happy to pay a little more than other places to stay in Salinas in support of the animal sanctuary and the beautiful experience we never would have gotten by staying somewhere else. If you love natural beauty and animal welfare, El Faro is very fairly priced. We left El Faro with beautiful memories and a new friend, Gabriel. We definitely plan to return to El Faro in the future!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Passport732903 wrote a review Feb 2020
Toronto, Canada6 contributions1 helpful vote
Staying here for 2 weeks. We love this place. Beautiful birds,well behaved dogs, lovely monkeys:),sound of sea. Place have beach view.few min away from Malecon Salinas.Large and clean rooms with comfortable beds. Will recommend and surely will stay here again.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
John L wrote a review Jan 2020
Cuenca, Ecuador7 contributions1 helpful vote
This hotel surpassed all of our expectations. A truly unique hotel, interesting in every way. The rooms were all clean, and cleaned the moment we left (for our return). shower was one of the best I have had(high pressure, hot) in Ecuador. Breakfast was really good. The animals on site birds, lemurs, monkeys are endlessly fascinating. And we swam in the sea at the hotel's private beach. Staff were attentive and owner Gabriel is the perfect host informative and very helpful.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Moshire wrote a review Jan 2020
Los Angeles, California13 contributions2 helpful votes
The place was very peaceful and comfortable. The rooms are spacious and extremely clean. It is on the beach and was not crowded at all when we were there (even though it was a busy season). The owner and staff are very friendly and welcoming. They made us feel right at home!
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Date of stay: December 2019
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$98 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
EcuadorSanta Elena ProvinceSalinas
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hosteria Ecologica El Faro
Which popular attractions are close to Hosteria Ecologica El Faro?
Nearby attractions include La Lobería (4.2 miles), Playa de Chipipe (2.3 miles), and Playa Las Salinas (3.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hosteria Ecologica El Faro?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, free wifi, and free breakfast.
What food & drink options are available at Hosteria Ecologica El Faro?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar and free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hosteria Ecologica El Faro?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hosteria Ecologica El Faro?
Conveniently located restaurants include Luv N Oven, Cafe Jazz, and Jhimy's Food.
Does Hosteria Ecologica El Faro have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hosteria Ecologica El Faro offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at Hosteria Ecologica El Faro?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hosteria Ecologica El Faro?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.