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Viejamar Hostel

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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
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  • Terrible2%
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“surf lessons”(11 reviews)
“other guests”(9 reviews)
“the kitchen”(10 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Family Rooms
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really liked my stay at this hostel, the location is great - right at the beach with a nice setup (pool, terrace, chill out areas, kitchen, bonfire area) there are 3 private cabins and two dorm cabins (4 beds and 8 beds) the hostel...More

Thank Anett K
Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

I came to Viejamar planning to stay as long as I would like it there, which turned out to be 2 weeks(!), spending Christmas and Newyears with the amazing volunteers and other guests. Beautiful location right on the beach, pool, good kitchen, bonfires, nice waves...More

Thank Leon J
Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing, it‘s just incredibly beautiful, volunteers and the manager are so real and nice. Rooms are cleaned and beds made everyday, can‘t expect more from a hostel. Perfect to take a break from everything, I loved it.More

Thank Siri P
Response from Viejamar, Propietario at Viejamar HostelResponded November 30, 2017

Hola Siri P, We appreciate your comment and thank you for staying with us. We strive to make Viejamar Hostel a place to enjoy peace. Thank you again, we hope to see you here again. If you go back to Viejamar, you will have a...More

Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

We were traveling 1month in ecuador and for sure, we've been in many hostals..viejamar is definitely our favourite! We stayed more than we planned, and after leaving, we were sad that we didn't stay more!! The place is just awesome! Kitchen with everything you need,...More

Thank Sébastien M
Response from Viejamar, Propietario at Viejamar HostelResponded December 1, 2017

Hola Sebastiene, We appreciate your comment and thank you for staying with us. We strive to make Viejamar Hostel a place to enjoy peace. Thank you again, we hope to see you here again. If you go back to Viejamar, you will have a special...More

Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

Comfortable rooms and a pretty location ruined by unhelpful, apathetic volunteers and a very aggressive manager. If you're looking to visit Puerto lopez it's worth staying 5 minutes further away in ayampe - we moved to the lovely iguana hostel which was excellent value and...More

Thank Eabdaniel
Response from Viejamar, Propietario at Viejamar HostelResponded November 30, 2017

Hola Eabdaniel, Thank you. We do not accept blackmail. You know what I'm talking about. And you're right, the Iguana is a good and nice Hostel.

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
$31 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$31 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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Traveler (220)
Pool & Beach (82)
Room & Suite (24)
Dining (8)
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Response from irina D | Reviewed this property |
There are no stores near by. You will have to take a bus to the closest town that has a supermarket and a very nice local market. A bus ride will take you about 15-20 minutes.
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April 1, 2015|
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Response from VerCit3 | Reviewed this property |
It´s about 5 to 10 minutes by car or bus. Really close, also to Ayampe town on the South.
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August 14, 2014|
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Response from Robert D | Reviewed this property |
The bus will let you out on the hwy which only 2 blocks dow n sand road towards the ocean.
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Room Tips
"Top bucks are really high up"
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"All cabins are rustic and beautiful. The whole hostel has a special and unique charme. 2 cabins are dorms..."
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"if you are looking for a private room, 1 and 3 have wifi access :)"
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"This is the land of Mosquitos and bugs. Bring repellant. There is a dorm room that is cheaper but it is nice..."
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