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Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is a little oasis of relaxation, just moments from the beach. Our room was clean and simple - perfect for what we needed and the (very reasonable) cost - and had a little verandah with a hammock, and we split our time between it, the pool, the beach and the bar.

Mopelia is run by a very lovely family and their kids - adorable - do spend time in the common area, which made the experience even better. I'd thoroughly recommend staying here if you're in El Tunco.

Date of stay: April 2014
Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Gilles O, Owner at Hotel Mopelia, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2014

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Reviewed April 22, 2014

Excellent location next to the beach and run by a cool Belgian called Gilles and family. The kind of place where they go the extra mile, lifts into town to buy stuff and booking anything you need locally. You can even borrow his guitar and wile away the afternoon strumming, great value and comes with a pool

Date of stay: October 2013
Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Reviewed March 9, 2014

Stayed here for one week and have to say the place is one of those places where it's hard to leave from. Rooms are excellent value for the money. Beach is just few seconds away from the hotel and they have a nice pool also where you can jump in for refreshing start for the day. Bar is really good theres a good selection of different types of beers. They serve also really good belgium waffles for breakfast. Owner Gil is really helpful and cool person. Definetly i will come back here before my salvador trip is over..

Room tip: Theres some rooms with shared bathroom for 10usd and others with own bathroom for 20.. Stayed in both and they were all good.. Theres also rooms with AC and all rooms have hammocks outside. They have 1 room also with sea views.
Date of stay: March 2014
  • Trip type: Traveled solo
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Reviewed March 2, 2014

Run by a lovely Belgian and his family, this place has a homey, friendly feel to it. It's a big sprawling garden - absolutely stunning grounds with a big, lovely pool at one end. There are plenty of places to sit by the pool, shade or sun and you can walk out to the beach in about 30 seconds. I stayed in a private and they're very nice (ensuite bath for $20, you can't beat that). with a patio and a hammock to lounge in to your hearts content. This is not a big time party place, you can do some partying in the bar and go back to your peaceful room. People don't seem to get out of control here, at least when I was here! The restaurant is nice, roomy and not too pricey. The food and coffee is delicious and you can get lots of amazing beers too, some craft brewed. I highly recommend the place. I was there for Christmas and the owner arranged a delicious Christmas Eve meal for everyone. It was truly lovely and I really enjoyed my stay!

Room tip: I had a private by the pool and it was perfect. Quiet at night too.
Date of stay: December 2013
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Reviewed March 2, 2014

Stayed 3 weeks. Totally safe, secure, chilled and pleasant. The owner runs a great place. Rooms are clean and comfy. There are hammocks on all verandas. Lots of space and a clean pool. I would definitely recommend this place to everybody.
Oh and there's no babies \ children running around in nappies!

Room tip: 20$ per night is with ensuite bathroom. V good room.
Date of stay: February 2014
Trip type: Traveled solo
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Gilles O, Owner at Hotel Mopelia, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2014

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