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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers' Choice 2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hosteria Mandala is a place of nature and art, with botanical gardens, games, musical instruments, located in Machalilla National Park in Puerto Lopez at the pacific coast of Ecuador, where you can enjoy gorgeous beaches, the Plata and Salango islands, Spondylus reef, diving and snorkeling, horseback riding or hikes through the dry and rain forest, archeology, bird watching, and see humpback whales from July to September.
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Property amenities
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Quirky Hotels
Quaint
Location
Full view
Contact
Sector Norte, Puerto Lopez 130315 Ecuador
Getting there
Manta Airport68 km
Salinas Airport75 km
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All reviews musical instruments main building place to stay lush gardens tropical paradise swiss couple whale watching an oasis perfect place individual cabins quiet end sandy beach stayed longer isla de la plata no air conditioning second story a small fishing village
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Again a pet friendly place caught my attention. Lovely atmosphere. Games room. Friendly and helpful staff. Tasty breakfast. Eco friendly facilities. The beach is just across the hotel. Not very close to the noisy and busy downtown. A great place to relax. Good wifi. Nice...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2018

I stayed here in September of 2018 and was here for 3 nights and that was not long enough. The hotel is absolutely spectacular and a true work of art. Everyone was so helpful and answered all the questions that I had about the hotel...More

Thank moneymoo
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Puerto Lopez is a small fishing village that maintains its tourist attraction status with whale watching and eco tours each winter season. Many people discount the area as the place to stay but they shouldn’t when Hosteria Mandala offers its lucious sanctuary. Run by a...More

1  Thank Marianne S
Response from HosteriaMandala, Propietario at Hosteria MandalaResponded August 21, 2018

Thank you for being our guest. We hope you come back one day.

Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

This is by far the best place we stayed at during our 3 weeks in Ecuador. The garden is wonderful, the beach with all the palm trees really great and the cabanas are beautiful. Obviously this is a European enclave very different from what Ecuadorians...More

Thank Burkhardgn
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Great rooms, luxuriant gardens, can’t be more easy to get to the beach, plenty of games for evening or rainy days, very friendly staff, tasty juices at breakfast, sweet deserts, overall highly recommended!

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AbbyAdams1212
November 21, 2016|
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Response from HosteriaMandala | Property representative |
Hello Abby and Rusty, We are still here, Maja and Aurelio. We are the builders and owners of Mandála. Do you come to visit us? By the way, the German guy was here for 2 month because we were in holiday.........(10 years?).
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garlandllc
June 23, 2016|
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Response from Ricardo N | Reviewed this property |
No we stayed at a simpler cabin(s) as we stayed several times...Most cabins though have interior view to gardens which are great but few have ocean views. So choose accrondingly for best results on your stay at Pto Lopez... More
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Room Tips
"I stayed in the Iguana Suite - super quiet in the back"
moneymoo
Oct. 12, 2018
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"Ask for a room on the second floor of a cabana."
P3671RKmariannes
Aug. 20, 2018
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"If you really want to feel like your in a jungle paradise, ask to be located in the most secluded areas of..."
Sphericalsceptic
May 31, 2018
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"My cabin was one of the least expensive rooms. In high season I paid $55.00 a night. I can't imagine..."
JaneinOakland
Mar. 4, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$71 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
hosteria mandala hotel puerto lopez
LOCATION
EcuadorManabi ProvincePuerto Lopez
NUMBER OF ROOMS
19
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