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Salinas, Ecuador
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been there many times, and notice how they are constantly coming up with new ideas to entice our taste buds. Now they have acquired a grill master who smokes ribs, pork chops, and chicken. Sides of baked beans with bacon, baked potatoes, and veggies. Mouthwatering and didn't take too long to get served. The views from the verandah...

Thank lynn258
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

An incredible place to get to, once you get to the parking lot you get the most amazing view from the ocean, the staff is friendly and the breakfast that is included was delicious, eggs, bread and a cup of good coffee. The beach is nice to walk, it has a lot of rocks so make sure to wear sandals....

Thank Oso O
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing time there. The staff was very welcoming, the accommodation was nice. The breakfast was definitely the best I ever had in Ecuador, not to forget the lovely see view whilst dining. We had dinner there too and it was also very good. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone!!

Thank ooJesica
Abingdon, Virginia
Reviewed 4 October 2016

If you're like me, you appreciate getting off the beaten path and exploring. Farallon Dillon is not only a hotel and restaurant but it also has a nautical museum; an amazing adventure into the world of traveling the oceans to far away places and the nautical skills to get you there. The owners, Cap. Alberto and his wife Yolanda welcomed...

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 23 August 2016

You can watch the whales jumping from this fabulous and rustic charming hotel on the cliff. It is like staying in a living nautical museum. Yolanda, the captain and his staff are very helpful and friendly. We felt very welcome and enjoyed many personal attentions from them. The food (every day) and entertainment on Saturday nights (not every Saturday though)...

Thank Patrickvdn
Playas, Ecuador
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

This was the third time visiting this fantastic hideaway outside of Salinas. The first time we came an Ecuadorian friend brought us and introduced us to the owner and owner's son. We only had beers and took many photos. There is so much to see at this place. It is better than 95% of the museums I've been to around...

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We ate at the restaurant. The owner suggested the oyster to start and we were amazed! Baked in the shell with cheese and other quality ingredients! Then I had the Sea Bass, which was wonderful. The service was wonder also...the owner showed us around and treated us like old friends! We can not wait to visit Ecuador again to visit...

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Port Jefferson, New York
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We stopped here for lunch one day while on vacation in Salinas. It's a little out of the way, but well worth the trip. The place was so charming and the view from the deck where we ate was beautiful. Inside the restaurant is a chock full of every imaginable relic from the sea, our kids loved exploring every inch...

Thank Jaimee C
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Only went there to go surfing. Paying the entrance you get a free water and can take a shower and asking leave your bags with the staff. The beach is also accessible entering not through the hotel. But for me it was definitely worth the $2. You can enjoy a really stunning view and have a drink. Food at the...

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Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Where do we begin? Farallon Dillon has to be the most magical place to stay! We loved it so much that we left after a beautiful stay to a far region in Ecuador and came back for five days after I broke my leg. They were so wonderful that I stayed at Farallon Dillion with a triple fracture till our...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Farallon Dillon Hosteria

Address: Lomas de Ballenita, Ballenita 241701, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Guayas Province > Ballenita
Price Range: $101 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Farallon Dillon Hosteria 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“It is all about your tastes.”
 of 5 bubbles matthewc406, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“My favorite room is the PAGODA. A private bungalow on the beach... An amazing way of staying close to the water. Best stay EVER”
 of 5 bubbles Patrickvdn, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The carved on the rock!!! or the one in the Lighthouse!!”
 of 5 bubbles rxcaballero, 30 Nov 2015 | Read review
“See all the rooms you can before you decide. They are all VERY different.”
 of 5 bubbles chrispete24, 9 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Definitely request a room on the cliff (there were two). We traveled with a very large group and everyone paid the same rate regardless of what room they were placed in. The rooms along the ocean are extremely spacious, accommodating, beautiful, and have a lot of character.”
 of 5 bubbles StephanieReeve, 6 Sep 2014 | Read review
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