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Leeds, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2014 via mobile

The staff at this hostel are some of the most friendly and helpful I have ever met. The owner spent so much time giving us advice and helping us find bus times. The breakfast was lovely; fruit, eggs, toast, juice and tea/coffee and they could serve it whenever you asked. The rooms were basic but clean and we were given... More 

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Fredrikstad, Norway
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25 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2014

Had a great time staying in Tangara Guest House, the staff was so kind and helpful, the location was good and the room was simple but nice. Even with a cute walk-in-closet ;) I stayed both at Hilton hotel and Tangara, and would pick Tangara over Hilton anytime - I felt so much more at home!

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manchester
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53 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2014

Firstly, the lady who owns this place is so kind and helpful, its clear she tries very hard to have a successful guesthouse. Compared with other guesthouses in ecuador it is on the expensive side but breakfast is very nice. The rooms have very old fashioned decor but its all very clean. The social area is very comfortable and theres... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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151 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2014

We chose this place based entirely on other TripAdvisor reviews and I wonder if it was really the same place! The room was somewhat clean (as in not actually clean) and basic - no frills, which is fine and not surprising, but this is overpriced for what you get. The bathroom was tiny and not very nice, but the bed... More 

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Tangaraguayaquil, Owner at Tangara Guest House, responded to this review

Hola svsp; I am sorry we did not meet your expectations and will follow up closely on all of your comments. About the airport pick up cost, please note it is USD 20 during the night (USD 10 in daytime) and it covers not only the guest´s transportation to the guest house, but also that for the person who goest... More 

Taganga, Colombia
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Reviewed 7 May 2014 via mobile

We were warmly received at Tangara by Antonio and the staff here, and shown to a spacious room with AC and colourful throws on the beds. We went out for a late dinner to a recommended place nearby and enjoyed a delicious breakfast the next morning of fresh fruit and eggs. We had to go straight on with our traveling... More 

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Michigan
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10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2014

The Tangara Guest House itself is fairly ordinary so if you're looking for fluffy towels, 24 hr concierge service and a bar in the lobby you may want to go elsewhere. On the other hand if you seek a warm, family-like home stay and a host who spares no effort in making your visit a pleasure the Tangara is the... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2013

We stayed 2 nights at Tangara during a stopover in Guayaquil and had a very positive experience. The rooms were clean and air conditioned, the breakfast was great an the property is very secure. Further, the location is central to the airport + tourist areas + main shopping malls (about $4 USD taxi ride to each). The staff are very... More 

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Reviewed 14 November 2013

We stayed two nights in Tangara in a private room. We made a reservation on forehand and although we arrived 24 hours later because we got stuck in Cuzco airport, we didn't have to pay for the night that we weren't there. The staff is very friendly and helpfull and the accomodation is cosy, just like a real home. We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2013

We arrived into Guayaquil in the morning after an overnight bus ride & took a taxi to Tangara Guest House. We were able to check into our room early, which was great to freshen up. The room was clean with comfortable beds & private shower. Good hot water. There is a communal indoor & outdoor area with wifi available. Breakfast... More 

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Paris, France
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24 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2013

I have faithfully stayed in this spot for my GYE layovers over the past five years because on my first trip my luggage was lost by the airline at midnight and by the time the paperwork was done for it, an hour had passed yet Tangara remained faithful to their promise to provide an airport transfer EVEN after long delays... More 

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Tangaraguayaquil, Owner at Tangara Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments, they remind us the importance of little details and they renew our commitment to look after our guests safety and comfort, as we have been doing for nearly twenty years now. It will be our pleasure to see you back in Guayaquil again. Wish you luck in your travels and in your contribution for... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tangara Guest House is conveniently located within 10 minutes by taxi from Guayaquil International airport and from downtown. We are very close to the Malecón del Salado (one of the two main waterfronts in the city) and to the main University in the city. More than a room, guests get a house to use as their own with free access to the kitchen area. Free touristic information and advice is also available for our guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tangara Guest House

Address: Ciudadela Bolivariana, Block F House 1 | Manuela Sáenz & O'Leary streets, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Guayas Province > Guayaquil
Price Range: $43 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Interior rooms are the quietest.”
 of 5 bubbles Worldie, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for rm #5 in the back of the house and away from street noise and a busy playground on the grounds of the school across the street.”
 of 5 bubbles AmyinPawPaw, 13 Feb 2014 | Read review
“It's very close to the GYE airport and a perfect choice for quick layovers.”
 of 5 bubbles thesuperfoodchef, 10 Jul 2013 | Read review
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