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Charo's Hostal

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Montanita, Ecuador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I really enjoyed staying at Charo's Hostal. It is beachfront, with a pool and a hot tub. We were impressed with the cleanliness and professionalism of the place. The only negatives were that a rooster lives next door and starts crowing at 4am and does not stop until well past 9am. You can hear him as if... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Spacious, clean, excellent view and proximity to beach and main area of town. Staff very friendly and accommodating, going out of their way to help - altogether a wonderful stay and would highly recommend it to anyone wanting a peaceful holiday in Montanita

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

This was our first time staying in a Hostal. The staff welcomed us in and treated us like the new guest we were. We enjoyed every minute there and walking thru Montanita. They have a beautiful and comfortable facility, which we liked and can't wait to return. We were able to stay out all night to party in the streets,... More 

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Boise, ID
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We were pleasantly surprised by this hotel. Basic but good room with air conditioning. Nice pool and good drinks at the bar. The price was fantastic, and we loved the view of the ocean from our room. It was great!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

The Charos Hostal is directly on the beach in Montanita and has its one pool and jacuzzi and also plenty of outdoor areas with hammocks. But the rooms like the whole hotel could be way more clean. Some parts would also better be renovated. There is basically no breakfast included (you can go to the kitchen and get some toast,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The hostal is located near the beach, the main road and night life. I had a great view of the ocean, room had balcony with hommock. There is nice pool, breakfast but just coffee and tea with bread and jam. I would recommend this hostal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

After a night in another hostel in Montañita we were glad to arrive here! The rooms are clean and comfortable. We got a private room with sea view for 33 dollar per night. WiFi is working great on the first floor. The hostal is located near the beach, away from all the streetnoise. All we could hear is the ocean.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

Who ever runs this place takes it serious. Clean room, sheets smelled fresh. This hostal has a hot tub and a small pool. We had a great view of the ocean. Staff is always present, cleaning pool every morning, as well as doing various small projects to maintain the property. Direct tv in our room, but no remote. WiFi works... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The pool and hot tub were functional and very clean even though it was the low-season and the hotel was fairly empty, but the pool staff seemed very shy about enforcing hot tub use times, which lead to people hogging it and refusing to leave after their turn was over. There's supposed to be wifi in all areas, but it... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We were impressed upon arrival with the spacious and nicely decorated reception area, and decided to stay in a matrimonial room in the back building with an ocean view, balcony w/ hammock, and private bathroom. After agreeing to stay we were immediately asked to pay, which is the first time a hostel has demanded money upfront in our six months... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
In your room
  • Air Conditioning

Additional Information about Charo's Hostal

Address: Montanita, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Santa Elena Province > Montanita
Number of rooms: 26
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