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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hostel run by an Ecuadorian guy with a great energys. The place give you drinking water, tea and coffee free all the time and the stuff will be there for what ever you will need! The rooms get cleaned everyday! Good price including breakfast- wich is really really good! The place create a good atmospher

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hostal Moai has a super fun vibe just as much as it makes you feel like home. From the minute you get there you are welcomed by the host and fellow travelers. The hosts make it easy for you to get installed in a simple and beautiful (and clean) room for your stay. The breakfast is delicious and cheap. The...

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Australia
Reviewed 3 July 2016

One of the best hostels I have ever stayed in. All the facilities were great and the staff were incredibly helpful and friendly. It is in a great location, just out of the city center toward the beach. Such a good communal common area which helps create the a great vibe. Perfect place to have a few drinks, however still...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights in a private double room. Unfortunately we got the room at the ground level just outside the common area. We had no view or balcony which the above floors do have. The room itself is very basic and feels very cheap and a bit worn down. The people and breakfast were very nice though,...

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Montreuil, France
Reviewed 25 September 2015

The hostel Moai is a really good place to be in Montañita, close to the beach and not to close from the center, the location is perfect. The breakfast might be the best i had in an hostel, french toasts are amazing The place is really chill, full of hamacas and good vibes, and the owner Antonio is helpful and...

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Olten, Switzerland
Reviewed 24 September 2015

The location of this hostel is good by only 2 min on foot away from the beach, 5 min to the bus-stop and the town-center (good if you don't like the noise from the bars). The room was clean, breakfast decent and the staff helpful and friendly. Security is a bit of an issue since there are no lockers and...

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Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

Best hostal we could have asked for! The rooms has great a/c, comfortable beds, clean rooms and nice bathrooms. Breakfast was included and very good. Wifi worked really well in common area. The location was exceptional, about 100 yards from the beach and right next to the river providing a nice little separation from the noise. Great hostal, really nice...

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Reviewed 7 April 2015

While in Ecuador my friends and I went to Montanita twice and stayed here both times.The rooms were very clean and both rooms we stayed in had 4 beds (2 sets of bunk beds). The bathrooms were nice as far as hostels go and the room had air conditioning. For the rooms on the higher floors you have to climb...

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Hong kong
Reviewed 2 December 2014

i ahd a great time at this hostel, came for one night and stayed for 3. a- breakfast was included and had my only french toast in the entire 3 weeks of travel. the eggs were great too, and there is a kitchen as well for use until 10pm. b- there is plenty of common space, although some of them...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

We arrived late but were checked immediately into our room. The room itself was tidy and spacious - especially the bathroom! We had a nice balcony to ourselves with some comfy hammocks! The wifi reached our room fine and there was no problems with heating or water (although shower was pretty shocking). Breakfast was delicious and they even came up...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostal Moai located along the river, one block away from the beach, is the perfect place to enjoy the peace and the party of Montanita, meet people from everywhere and have a good time. The hostel is offering you a sweet garden, a comfortable social area with sofa, hammocks, TV cable, Netflix, DVD, and a really good internet to chill and party. A toilet and an outside shower are also at the disposition of guests and friends. The included breakfast is from 8:30am to 10:30am (tea, café, natural juice, fruit salad, eggs and bread or french toasts..) The rest of the day everyone is welcome to cook in the kitchen, where you can use the fridge, oven, blender and much more.. The 8 private rooms are spacious and cozy, with air conditioning, private bathrooms, private balconies with hammocks and ocean view for two rooms. The dormitory is comfortable, with air conditioning, lockers, and a big private bathroom. There is also a big balcony full of hammocks to relax. We will be happy to share with you all the tips to enjoy Montanita and the area, the best beaches, the best surf spots! Surf boards to rent for a really good price. Guests will find several restaurants serving national and international cuisine within a 5-minutes walk of Hostal Moai. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Moai

Address: Ruta del Sol km 180, | Puente de Montanita a Mano Izquierda , Bordeando el Rio a 80 Metros Del Mar, Montanita EC090112, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Santa Elena Province > Montanita
Price Range: $19 - $71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostal Moai 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Higher floors have a better view but you have to climb.”
 of 5 bubbles 953mackenziel, 7 Apr 2015 | Read review
“i think its rom 3, its on top floor with a really tiny goat path staircase... try to avoid that one, although youll always have a hammock for yourself if you do land there”
 of 5 bubbles ChanaD_13, 2 Dec 2014 | Read review
“We preferred the first floor so we could catch the breeze!”
 of 5 bubbles Fern011, 13 Sep 2013 | Read review
“everyone is good”
 of 5 bubbles angelc729, 13 Nov 2012 | Read review
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