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Lexington, Kentucky
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hosteria Mandala is one of those rare places which will forever become fixtures in one's garden of memory. It was one of the most beautiful, well designed, and interesting places to have stayed. This has much to do with the Italian owner whose passions and character are embeded in every aspect of the Hosteria. Amazing garden and facilities, great food,...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

There really is nothing I can add to the existing reviews that have already been submitted over the past year or so. If you are in the Puerto Lopez you should really check Hosteria Mandala out. However, unfortunately the food service and main lodge is reserved for their guests only to ensure the consistent quality of their services and guest...

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McGregor, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As soon as we stepped out of the moto-taxi, we knew we were in for a treat. After check-in, we were led through a lush tropical garden/forest along well-marked paths to our second-story cottage. There was a large screened-in furnished living living area with hammocks from which to enjoy the fabulous view and listen to birds and the near-by surf....

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London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an amazing and very relaxing stay here for 4 nights. The cabanas in the beautifully planted garden felt really wonderfully discreet and secluded and the beds were very comfortable. The proximity of the hostel onto the beach was also fantastic. We really enjoyed the main veranda to sit and eat on/play cards/chess and just really chill out. Jill...

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Vine Grove, Kentucky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent another New Years in Puerto Lopez. The have redone the Maricon and it is beautiful. Gone is dirt road. The restaurants have been upgraded and it is a joy to see and visit. The Mandala is still a home away from home and Maya and Arilleo continue to make it the best spot in Ecuador. Not sure about the...

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Washington
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is truly a magical hotel. The grounds are spectacular, the food excellent and the service top-notch. The only issue is that we had a room that was attached to another (not a private bungalow) and the walls were paper thin. We could hear the people next door talking in just their speaking voices. Do not rent the "Serpente" room....

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Reviewed 30 December 2016

This place is incredible. It's a work of art and labor of love. From the minute we arrived we felt welcomed. It's so incredible I would recommend going to the region if only to check it out! Positive Points - Wonderful, warm, friendly and helpful owners who treat you like guests in their home - An amazing garden - Wonderful...

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Canton of Schaffhausen, Switzerland
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Having travelled by car from Buenos Aires we reached after 6700 Kilometers the Hosteria Mandala. The place is great and Maja and Aurelia are great hosts. We stayed at the "handicapped" bungalow and it was close to perfect. The ramps etc perfect and the ramp to the beachsite fantastic you see my photo. Needs only some additional 5 Meters and...

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HosteriaMandala, Propietario at Hosteria Mandala, responded to this review
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Hallo Christian, Danke für Deinen Besuch. Wir hoffen, Du kommst uns bald mal wieder besuchen. Aber vielleicht sehen wir uns...

boston
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

If you are planning a trip to Puerto Lopez (I suggest you do!) there is absolutely NO DOUBT that you should stay here. The owners Maya and Ariel, are the nicest people on the continent and the hotel is mint! Each "room" is an individual cabin with private bath. You will not be "roughing it"! The location is perfect, directly...

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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Unfortunately the weather was very cloudy and grey while we were in Puerto Lopez and this no doubt affected our enjoyment of the town and the beach. The town is still recovering from the recent earth quake so some restaurants were not open. Those that were open were mediocre at best.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about Hosteria Mandala

Address: Manabi, Puerto Lopez, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Manabi Province > Puerto Lopez
Price Range: $86 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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“All of the cabin like rooms are wonderful and have enough privacy because of the garden vegetation smartly and carefully placed around.”
 of 5 bubbles isabelob113, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“See the comments submitted by previous guests.”
 of 5 bubbles watts_david_b22s, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We did notice a wheelchair accessible room, so ask it you need that. Generally, I would say upper rooms have a better view.”
 of 5 bubbles paulah979, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All good but ones with the balcony are better”
 of 5 bubbles 880marving, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose any room other than the "Serpente" or a room that is attached to another.”
 of 5 bubbles Laura_Travels196, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
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